Graduate Program Environmental Sciences

Environmental Chemistry Option

Coordinator: John Reinfelder

Core Required Courses (12 Credits) All students must complete the Environmental Sciences core.

Option Required Courses (6 credits)* All students must complete the following courses:
16:375:517 Applications of Aquatic Chemistry (Spring every)
16:375:523 Environmental Fate and Transport (Spring, every)

Option Elective Courses. All M.S. students must complete at least 8 credits and Ph.D. students 11 credits from the following list.** Other courses may be substituted with advisor and option coordinator approval.
11:375:310 Analytical Environmental Chemistry Lab (2)
16:375:503 Analytical Techniques in Environmental Chemistry (3)
16:375:522 Environmental Organic Chemistry (3)
16:375:527 Process Dynamics in Environmental Systems (3)
16:375:540 Atmospheric Chemistry (3)
16:375:563 Geomicrobiology (3)
16:375:573 Soil Ecosystem Processes (3)
16:712:540 Chemical Oceanography (3)

Other Recommended Courses
16:960:590 Design of Experiments
16:960:467 Applied Multivariant Analyses (3)
01:750:326 Computer-Based Experimentation
01:750:327 Modern Instrumentation

*These courses fulfill the Environmental Physics and Environmental Chemistry Core course requirements.
**Elective courses are in addition to those taken to fulfill the Environmental Sciences Core.



  1. Rutgers
  2. DES Administration
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences