Chemistry Minor

Deepen your understanding of the chemical sciences with a minor in Chemistry. You will 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. Whether specializing your studies on a particular area of focus, or taking courses on a wide range of topics, you will gain valuable scientific knowledge and benefit from the mentoring of distinguished faculty.

Minor in Chemistry (19-24 hours)

All of the following:

  • CHEM 121 Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 122 Principles of Chemistry II
  • CHEM 221 Organic Chemistry I

Three of the following, at least one must have a lab (7 hours minimum):

  • CHEM 222 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 252 Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 311 Physical Chemistry I and CHEM 315 Physical Chemistry I Laboratory
  • CHEM 312 Physical Chemistry II and CHEM 316 Physical Chemistry II Laboratory
  • CHEM 319 Structures of Biomolecules
  • CHEM 324 Biochemistry
  • CHEM 332 Analytical Chemistry lab
  • CHEM 411 Instrumental Analysis lab
  • CHEM 424 Advanced Biochemistry
  • CHEM 431 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

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.