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Exposure Assessment Option
Program Curriculum

This unique program, limited to Ph.D. students, offers a joint degree between Rutgers University and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ. Its purpose is to provide instruction and research experiences examining human contact with chemical, physical and biological agents or products, and the relationships of such contacts with human activity patterns.

Candidates must take
32:832:595 Environmental Exposure Measurements & Assessment (2)

Candidates also must take at least 21 credits from the following courses, with at least one course being taken from each area. Substitutions may be allowed if approved in writing by the major advisor and option coordinator.

Epidemiology
16:832:520 Principles of Epidemiology (3)
16:832:582 Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology (3)

Environmental Science
16:375:523 Fate and Transport (3)
16:375:541 Environmental Models (3)
32:832:589 Advanced Environmental Hygiene Measurements (4)

Health
32:832:541 Toxicology (3)
32:832:586 Environmental Risk Assessment (3)

Statistics
16:960:467 Applied Multivariant Analyses (3)
16:960:590 Design of Experiments (3)
16:970:527 Adv. Multivariant Methods: Environmental & Health Issues (3)

The following are suggested to complete the total course credit requirement.
16:375:503 Analytical Techniques in Environmental Chemistry (3)
16:375:507 Environmental Chemistry (3)
16:375:509 Groundwater Pollution (3)
16:375:510 Pollution Microbiology (3)
16:375:512 Pollution Microbiology Lab (2)
16:375:520 Techniques for Biomonitoring in Aquatic Systems (3)
16:375:530 Hazardous Wastes Management (3)
16:375:540 Atmospheric Chemistry (3)
16:375:543 Micrometeorology (3)
32:832:531 Environmental Health (3)
32:832:592 Health Effects of Air Pollutants: Science and Policy (1)
32:832:593 Advanced Principles of Occupational Health (3)
11:375:403 Environmental and Public Health: Epidemiological Aspects (3)
11:375:421 Principles of Air Pollution (3)
11:375:422 Air Sampling and Analysis Techniques (3)
11:375:425 Radioactivity and the Environment (3)
11:375:434 Principles of Industrial Hygiene (3)
11:670:412 Meteorological Instrumentation (3)