Chemistry Minor

Deepen your understanding of the chemical sciences with a minor in chemistry. Gain hands-on laboratory experience and the opportunity to take courses focusing on topics such as organic chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, and independent research.  

Minor in Chemistry (19-24 hours)

All of the following:

  • CHEM 121 Principles of Chemistry I lab 4 hours
  • CHEM 122 Principles of Chemistry II lab 4 hours
  • CHEM 221 Organic Chemistry I 3 hours
  • CHEM 221L Organic Chemistry I 1 hour
  • CHEM 222 Organic Chemistry II 3 hours
  • CHEM 222L Organic Chemistry II lab 1 hour

Two of the following (some have prerequisites):

  • CHEM 311 Thermodynamics 3 hours
  • CHEM 312 Quantum Chemistry 3 hours
  • CHEM 324 Biochemistry 3 hours
  • CHEM 332 Analytical Chemistry 3 hours
  • CHEM 342 Bio-Inorganic Chenistry and Materials 3 hours
  • CHEM 351 Inorganic Chemistry 3 hours
  • CHEM 361 Advanced Lab I lab 4 hours
  • CHEM 362 Advanced Lab II lab 4 hours
  • CHEM 424 Advanced Biochemistry 3 hours

Certain substitutions may be made with the consent of the department to meet the specialized needs of individual students. Students interested in attending graduate school in chemistry or biochemistry are strongly encouraged to participate in research and should consult the department chair about enrolling in additional chemistry, mathematics, and/or biology courses.