Chemistry, Minor

Chemistry is concerned with the study of matter and the changes matter can undergo. The chemistry program provides a basic foundation for career opportunities in chemical research and teaching, in scientific communication and information transfer, and in the health professions. The chemistry minor provides an introduction to several areas of chemistry, providing exposure to both lecture and laboratory courses.

Note: Other departments' courses may not be substituted.

Minor Requirements
Core Courses
General Chemistry:
CHEM 1011Introduction to General Chemistry I1
or CHEM 1151 Honors Chemistry I
CHEM 1021Introduction to General Chemistry II1
or CHEM 1161 Honors Chemistry II
General Chemistry Laboratories:
CHEM 1101
CHEM 1102
General Chemistry Laboratory I
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
Upper Level Chemistry
Select one of the following:1
Experimental Physical Chemistry I
Advanced Synthesis and Spectroscopy Laboratory
Select 3 course units of Upper Level Chemistry courses at the 2000 level and above 13
Total Course Units7

CHEM 2999 Directed Study and Seminar & CHEM 3999 Independent Research may NOT be counted.

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.