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 101General Chemistry I1
or CHEM 115 Honors Chemistry I: Theoretical Perspectives
CHEM 102General Chemistry II1
or CHEM 116 Honors Chemistry II
General Chemistry Laboratories:
CHEM 053
CHEM 054
General Chemistry Laboratory I
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
Upper Level Chemistry
Select one of the following:1
Experimental Physical Chemistry I
Experimental Organic Chemistry
Advanced Synthesis and Spectroscopy Laboratory
Select 3 course units of Upper Level Chemistry courses at the 200 level and above 13
Total Course Units7

CHEM 299 Directed Study and Seminar & CHEM 399 Independent Research may NOT be counted.

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2017 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.