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All Graduate School requirements for a PhD degree must fall within a six-year time limit beginning with the first registration for graduate courses listed on the program of study and ending with the final semester of the sixth year. The program of study for PhD degree must contain a minimum of 30 hours of graduate course work. These 30 hours must include at least 21 hours of graduate course work exclusive of 9000 (research) and 9300 (thesis writing). Twelve of these 21 hours must be courses that are restricted to graduate students. The program of study must include a minimum of 3 hours of 9300 (thesis writing). Any courses below the 8000 level which are open only to graduate students must be marked with an “*.” The remaining six hours may be 9000 (research), 9300 (thesis writing), or any other appropriate graduate coursework. Courses not allowed on a program of study are 7005 (Graduate Seminar), GRSC 7770, GRSC 9270, and ELAN 7768/7769.

Phd Core Courses: 9 hours

Also required: BIOS or STATS class.

EHSC7490: Advanced Environmental Toxicology

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: Asvanced Environmental Toxicology
Semester Course Offered: Offered fall semester every year.
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Effects of toxic agents on human health, emphasizing those agents found in the environment by understanding the physical, chemical, and biological mechanisms which lead to adverse effects in humans and other organisms.
Not open to students with credit in EHSC 4490 or EHSC 6490, PHRM 6910, VPHY 6910, EHSC 6910

VPHY8960: Molecular Toxicology

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: MOLECULAR TOX
Semester Course Offered: Offered spring semester every year.
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Molecular mechanisms of toxicities.

BIOS7020: INTRO BIOSTAT II

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: INTRO BIOSTAT II
Semester Course Offered: Spring
Duplicate Credit: Not open to students with credit in STAT 6220 or STAT 6320

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Introduction to a variety of statistical tools with applications in public health and the biological sciences, including survey sampling, multiple regression, experimental design, categorical data analysis, logistic regression, and survival analysis. Motivating examples will be drawn directly from the literature in the health, biological, medical, and behavioral sciences.

Toxicology Electives: 12 hours

EHSC8630-8630L: Quantitative Ecological Toxicology

Credit: 4 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: QUANT ECOTOXICOLOGY
Semester Course Offered: Offered summer semester every odd-numbered year.
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Principles and quantitative methods for the analysis of ecotoxicological data.

EHSC8110: Fundamentals of Chemical and Microbial Risk Assessment

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: FUND RISK ASSESS
Semester Course Offered: Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Duplicate Credit: Not open to students with credit in EHSC 7510 or EHSC 8510-8510L

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Examination of fundamental elements of risk assessment, chemicals, and microorganism assessments, and assessment use by federal agencies. Risk assessments conducted and used by international groups will be compared and evaluated. Includes a combination of lecture, case studies, critical discussions of primary literature, and a group risk assessment project.

FANR6750: Experimental Methods in Forestry and Natural Resources Research

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: EXP METH FOR AND NR
Semester Course Offered: Offered fall semester every year.
Duplicate Credit: Not open to students with credit in FORS 6750

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Statistical procedures and computer software to collect, analyze, and interpret forest resources research data.

VPHY8010: Mammalian Cell Physiology

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: MAM CELL PHYSIOLOGY
Semester Course Offered: Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
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The physiology of the mammalian cell.

BIOS7010: Introductory Biostatistics I

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: INTRO BIOSTAT I
Semester Course Offered: Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Duplicate Credit: Not open to students with credit in STAT 6200 or STAT 6210 or STAT 6310

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Introductory statistics with applications to medical and biological problems. Topics to be covered include biostatistical design in health research, data collection and management, and introductory concepts and methods of statistical data analysis.

EHSC8550: Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: DEVELOP REPROD TOX
Semester Course Offered: Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
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Topics will include developmental and reproductive processes; how chemical, biological, or physical agents disrupt normal processes; experimental approaches to evaluating suspected teratogens; and mechanisms for how exposure to agents results in reproductive or developmental abnormalities. Class will include a combination of lecture, case studies, and critical discussions of primary literature.

EHSC8450: Genome Technologies

Credit: 1-3 hours. hour(s)
Oasis Title: GEN TECH
Semester Course Offered: Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
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The development and use of new high throughput molecular genetic tools. Provides detailed insight for applications, acquisition of instrumentation, and use of genomic assays. Intended to provide relevant training for students that will establish laboratories and make use of genomic information.

EHSC8400: Occupational and Environmental Diseases

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: OCC & ENV DISEASES
Semester Course Offered: Offered spring semester every year.
Duplicate Credit: Not open to students with credit in EHSC 7400

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Provides an understanding of the current state of occupational and environmental diseases in the United States for occupational health and safety practitioners, toxicologists, and other public health students. A basic understanding of toxicology, human physiology, and anatomy is recommended for the course.

EHSC(EPID)8250: Biomarkers: Public Health, Clinical, and Environmental Toxicology Applications

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: BIOMARKERS
Semester Course Offered: Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
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Biomarkers in clinical practice, and in public and environmental health. Biomarkers of disease, exposure to chemicals or pathogens, and adverse insults on humans play an important role in Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, and Toxicology.

PHRM(VPHY)8940: Organ Systems Toxicology

Credit: 4 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: ORGAN SYSTEMS TOX
Semester Course Offered: Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
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Mechanisms of injury of biological systems produced by chemical exposure. Adverse effects of chemicals on major bodily organs and organ systems, including the blood, respiratory system, nervous system, kidneys, cardiovascular system, liver, immune system, reproductive system, skin, and eyes.

VPAT8020: Cellular Pathology

Credit: 4 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: CELL PATH
Semester Course Offered: Not offered on a regular basis.
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The response of the body to disease. Fine structural and molecular changes; includes mechanisms of cellular injury, carcinogenesis, and mechanisms of neoplasia and the inflammatory process.

PHRM8270: Contemporary Concepts in Pharmacokinetics

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: CONT PHARMACOKINET
Semester Course Offered: Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
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Techniques of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic modeling and data treatment.

EHSC8460: EMPIRICAL GENOMICS

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: Empirical Genomics
Semester Course Offered: Fall
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The background and use of new high throughput genomic tools. Content and credits will vary depending on subjects covered.

EHSC8450: GENOME TECHNOLOGIES

Credit: 3 hour(s)
Oasis Title: Genome Technologies
Semester Course Offered: Spring
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The development and use of new high throughput molecular genetic tools. Provides detailed insight for applications, acquisition of instrumentation, and use of genomic assays. Intended to provide relevant training for students that will establish laboratories and make use of genomic information.

EHSC(EPID)8250: Biomarkers: Public Health, Clinical, and Environmental Toxicology Applications

Credit: 3 hour(s)
Oasis Title: Biomarkers: Public Health, Clinical, and Environmental
Semester Course Offered: Fall
Duplicate Credit:

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Biomarkers in clinical practice, and in public and environmental health. Biomarkers of disease, exposure to chemicals or pathogens, and adverse insults on humans play an important role in Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, and Toxicology.

EHSC8210: Cancer Etiology and Prevention

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: CANCER ETIOL PREV
Semester Course Offered: Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
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Cancer is the leading cause of mortality in the world and fully understanding cancer’s etiology is essential for public health professionals. This course covers etiological risk factors and preventive strategies of major human cancers, and will explore environmental causes, carcinogenesis, and prevention of human cancers.

STAT8200: Experimental Designs

Credit: 3 hour(s)
Oasis Title: Design of Experiments for Research Workers
Semester Course Offered: Fall
Duplicate Credit: Not open to students with credit in STAT 6430

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Methods for constructing and analyzing designed experiments are considered. Concepts of experimental unit, randomization, blocking, replication, and orthogonal contrasts are introduced. Designs include completely randomized design, randomized complete block design, Latin squares design, split-plot design, repeated measures design, and factorial and fractional factorial designs.

BIOS7020: INTRO BIOSTAT II

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: INTRO BIOSTAT II
Semester Course Offered: Spring
Duplicate Credit: Not open to students with credit in STAT 6220 or STAT 6320

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Introduction to a variety of statistical tools with applications in public health and the biological sciences, including survey sampling, multiple regression, experimental design, categorical data analysis, logistic regression, and survival analysis. Motivating examples will be drawn directly from the literature in the health, biological, medical, and behavioral sciences.

EHSC7010: Fundamentals of Environmental Health Science

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: Fundamentals of Environmental Health Science
Semester Course Offered: Fall & Spring
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EHSC 7010. 3 hours.
Course Title: Fundamentals of Environmental Health Science
Course
Description: Fundamentals of environmental health science, including health problems related to contamination of air, water, food, the workplace, and other environments. Environmental control agencies, policies and regulations, and pollution prevention and control strategies are discussed.

EHSC8010: Advanced Topics in Environmental Health Science I

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: Advanced Topics in Environmental Health Science I
Semester Course Offered: Fall
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An advanced course focusing on fundamental paradigms and evolving concepts of environmental health science, including toxicology, environmental and occupational exposure assessment, environmental epidemiology, food safety. Topics will be explored through a combination of lecture, case studies, and critical discussions of primary literature.

VBDI8200: Immunotoxicology

Credit: 2 hour(s)
Oasis Title: Immunotoxicology
Semester Course Offered: Spring
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The effects of environmental, occupational, and therapeutic agents on the immune system. Discussions will include theory, principles, and methodology in immunotoxicity, immune mechanisms, and tumorigenesis. Elements in regulatory immunotoxicology including GLP will also be discussed.

General Electives: 6 hours

These elective courses should be chosen in conjunction with your faculty advisor and approved by your Advisory Committee.

Research/Writing: 6 hours

3 hours each 9000 level Research from your "home" department and 9300 Dissertation Writing from your home department.

Varies by department.9300: Doctoral Dissertation

Credit: 3 hours hour(s)
Oasis Title: DOCT DISSERTATION
Semester Course Offered: Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Duplicate Credit:

DESCRIPTION

Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.