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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Toxicology - Minor

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Description and Learning Objectives

The minor in Toxicology will provide students with a foundation in the interdisciplinary toxicology field. Students will learn the core concepts of the science of toxicology, including fundamental methods of toxicology studies, and toxicity and safety assessment in preclinical, environmental, and forensic studies and practices.   Students will understand the mechanisms of action and effects of toxicants at multiple levels of biological organization.

Requirements & Expectations

Students must complete 18 credits beyond the prerequisite courses. Of these 18 credits, a minimum of 12 credits of minor coursework must be completed in addition to any courses (required courses or program electives) included in the major curriculum. Interested students should apply to the toxicology minor program early in their academic career, usually by the fifth semester of college work, but no later than the end of the drop/add period of the first semester of their last year of didactic work.

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