ENVR581: Toxicology and Risk Assessment

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

March 29, 2021

Subject Level


Course Description

Toxicology and Risk Assessment: Examines the scientific and technical foundations associated with managing the risks of various human activities to individual organisms (including humans), as well as interactive, complex biological assemblages (populations, communities, ecosystems). Students critically evaluate the benefits of risk assessment and risk management approaches in balance with quantitative and qualitative uncertainties, inadequacies, and possibility of bias in practice. Practical examples of environmental management initiatives that are based on risk assessment are evaluated.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
March 29, 2021 June 6, 2021 TBD Online
March 28, 2022 June 5, 2022 TBD Online