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Learner Career Outcomes

67%

started a new career after completing these courses

43%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

17%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Week 1: Welcome & Introduction

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 65 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Lecture 1A: Chemicals in Our Environment: What Is a Chemical and How Are We Exposed - Burke7m
Lecture 1B: Chemicals in Our Environment: What Is a Chemical and How Are We Exposed - Burke8m
Lecture 1C: Chemicals in Our Environment: What Is a Chemical and How Are We Exposed - Burke21m
The Chemical Revolution - Megan Latshaw14m
2 readings
Syllabus10m
Grading10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Week 2 - Toxicology: What do chemicals do in our bodies?

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 33 min)
3 videos
Lecture 3B: A Look Into the World of Toxicology Section B - Trush19m
Toxicology, Toxicokinetics, and Toxicodynamics .1m
1 practice exercise
Modules 1 and 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Week 3 - Biomonitoring: How do we measure these chemicals in our bodies and why?

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 37 min)
2 videos
Lecture 5: Biomonitoring at State and Local Laboratories - King11m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Week 4 - Health effects of chemicals: How do we figure out how chemicals affect our health?

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 57 min)
2 videos
Lecture 7: Risk Assessment in Environmental Decision Making28m
1 practice exercise
Modules 3 and 4 Quiz30m

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