Minor Details

Chemistry Minor - 19-20 Hours

The Division of Arts and Sciences offers a minor in chemistry to students who wish to enhance their degrees with a strong concentration in this area. The chemistry minor is open to any student. Majors in Biology and Unified Science, in particular, will find that chemistry courses are a valuable complement to courses in their major. A minor in an excellent credential in the eyes of prospective employers and enhances the records of students interested in medical or other professional schools. The chemistry minor requires a minimum of 22 credit hours, of which 14 hours must be at the 300 or higher levels.

Note: Physical Chemistry courses have a prerequisite of one year of calculus and one year of physics. This coursework is also a requirement for entrance into most medical, veterinary, pharmacy and graduate science programs.  

Required Courses:

Course # Course Title Hours
CHM114 General Chemistry I 4
CHM115 General Chemistry I Lab 0
CHM124 General Chemistry II 4
CHM125 General Chemistry II Lab 0
CHM314 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHM315 Organic Chemistry I Lab 0


Elective Hours
Chemistry Electives6