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Study Environmental Toxicology at Otago



Environmental Toxicology examines the impact of environmental pollutants on humans and wildlife. Exactly how these chemicals modify normal function will be learned as well as how they are transported throughout the environment. In order to understand these concepts the student will have a background in both chemistry and pharmacology.

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Minor Subject Requirements

Environmental Toxicology as a minor subject for a BA, MusB, BPA, BTheol, BSc, BAppSc, BCom, BHealSc, or BASc degree

Available as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Music (MusB), Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA), Bachelor of Theology (BTheol), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Health Science (BHealSc), or Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) degree

Level Papers Points
100-level See below

PHAL 211  Introductory Pharmacology

PHAL 212  Introductory Therapeutics and Toxicology

One 200-level CHEM paper

Prerequisites for PHAL 211 and PHAL 212 are BIOC 192, CHEM 191, and two of CELS 191, HUBS 191, HUBS 192




300-level Two of:
PHAL 306  Human Toxicology
CHEM 304  Environmental Chemistry
CHEM 306  Forensic Chemistry
Total   90

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