BIOL 306 Radiation Health

An in-depth look at radiation and how it affects human health. Topics include the various forms of radiation, the health effects caused by exposure to radiation, methods used to measure radiation, principles of radiation safety, and sources of radiation in natural and man-made environments. Cross listed as PHYS 306. Prerequisites: CHEM 122/CHEM 122L - General Chemistry II/Lab; PHYS 211/PHYS 211L - College Physics I/Lab OR PHYS 251/PHYS 251L - University Physics I/Lab and ENGL 120 - College Composition II or ENGL 121H - Honors Composition II. This course is part of the university's Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines program. Spring, odd years.