Chemistry Minor

A minor in chemistry from our department offers a solid foundation of chemistry concepts in organic chemistry, quantitative analysis and laboratory experience. The minor in chemistry may complement many primary areas of study, such as life and physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, engineering, computer programming, education, pre-health and more. Students gain oral and written communication skills and an understanding of chemical processes and will be better prepared for careers and future studies in scientific fields and academic research.  

Minor Requirements (18 hours)

Prerequisites (9-10 Hours)

Course Title Credits
CHEM 111General Chemistry I3
CHEM 112General Chemistry II3
MATH 111Basic College Mathematics3-4
or MATH 115 Precalculus Mathematics
Total Credit Hours9-10

Required Courses (12 Hours)

Course Title Credits
CHEM 321Quantitative Analysis3
CHEM 321LQuantitative Analysis Laboratory1
CHEM 333Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 331LEssentials of Organic Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHEM 334Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 332LEssentials of Organic Chemistry Laboratory II1
Total Credit Hours12

Note: CHEM 322 and CHEM 322L may be taken in place of CHEM 321 and CHEM 321L.

Chemistry Electives (6 Hours)

Course Title Credits
6 additional hours selected from CHEM 300 or above. 6
Total Credit Hours6

Note: CHEM 321, CHEM 321L, CHEM 322, and CHEM 322L may not be used as Chemistry Electives.  If CHEM 550 is used as a Chemistry Elective, then CHEM 555 and CHEM 556 cannot be used.