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Biological Principles of Environmental Management

This is an elective course in the Environmental Management Certificate Program.

Course closed to new registrations: Call ( 949 ) 824-5414 for more information or sign up below to be notified when this course becomes available.×

Course Description

Extensive exposure to contaminants released in environmental and occupational settings can impact human and environmental health. Students will gain an understanding of the biological principles relating chemical exposures to adverse human and environmental health outcomes. Students will also explore current thinking on public and environmental health; environmental risk assessment; environmental risk management and control; and, regulatory perspectives. Students will be able to apply information obtained from toxicological and environmental health studies to the process of assessing, managing and controlling environmental risks. Lectures are supplemented by examples and lessons learned from active and current case studies.

Prerequisite: CHEM X470, Introductory Chemistry of Hazardous Materials, or one year of college chemistry.

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  • Details
  • $725
  • April 05, 2021 to June 13, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00105
  • ID/Units: CEM X492.41  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SPRING 2021


Dr. Heriberto Robles is a Diplomat of the American Board of Toxicology with 35 years of experience in environmental toxicology and environmental risk assessment. Dr. Robles has conducted toxicological evaluations of environmental and industrial chemicals and has communicated risk information to regulatory agencies and the general public. Dr. Robles is an experienced speaker on health risk assessment and environmental toxicology. He has served as a guest lecturer at UCI and given presentations at professional meetings and seminars.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

Book - ISBN: 9781449645267
Richards, I.S., and M. Bourgeo, 2 ed, Jones & Bartlett Learning

Optional Textbook(s):

Book - ISBN: 9780071847094
Klaassen, C.D. & J.B. Watkins, 3 ed, McGraw Hill Medical

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START04/05/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END06/13/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---