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)
16:375:504 Water and Wastewater Treatment (3)
16:375:509 Groundwater Pollution (3)
16:375:522 Environmental Organic Chemistry (3)
16:375:527 Process Dynamics in Environmental Systems (3)
16:375:529 Biodegradation and Bioremediation (3)
16:375:540 Atmospheric Chemistry (3)
16:375:573 Soil Ecology (3)
16:712:540 Chemical Oceanography (3)
16:712:560 History Earth System (3)

Other Recommended Courses
01:460:428 Hydrogeology (3)
16:460:528 Groundwater Modeling (3)
16:460:541 Marine Geology (3)
16:712:525 Molecular Oceanography (3)
16:712:561 Professional Science Writing and Presentation (3)
01:750:326 Computer-Based Experimentation (4)
01:750:327 Modern Instrumentation (3)
01:960:486 Computing and Graphics in Applied Statistics (3)
16:960:590 Design of Experiments (3)

*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