Undergraduate Catalog

Minor in Chemistry

Overview

A minor in chemistry is for students with other majors who will be working in fields requiring knowledge of and experience in chemistry lab skills. Minors are trained in the fundamentals of inorganic chemistry and organic chemistry, and may select chemistry electives that suit their future interests and professional needs.

Summary of Requirements

Required pre-minor courses 10-11 hours

A grade of C or higher in CHE 107 and CHE 109 or a letter of recommendation from our chemistry faculty.

CHE 107General Chemistry I

3

CHE 109General Chemistry Laboratory I

1

GSR 104Quantitative Reasoning

3

MAT 102Introductory Probability & Statistics

3

Or

MAT 130Precalculus

4

Required minor courses 12 hours

CHE 108General Chemistry II

3

CHE 110General Chemistry Laboratory II

1

CHE 211Organic Chemistry Lecture I

3

CHE 212Organic Chemistry Lecture II

3

CHE 213Organic Chemistry Laboratory I

1

CHE 214Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

1

Elective chemistry courses 10 hours

Must take at least one lab course below

CHE 250Introduction to Forensic Science

4

CHE 307Analytical Chemistry I

3

Or

CHE 309Analytical Chemistry Laboratory I

2

CHE 308Analytical Chemistry II

3

Or

CHE 310Analytical Chemistry Laboratory II

2

CHE 322Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHE 325Biochemistry: Proteins and DNA

3

Or

CHE 327Biochemistry Laboratory I

1

CHE 326Biochemistry: Nutrients and Metabolism

3

CHE 420Pharmacology

3

CHE 250, CHE 309, CHE 310 and CHE 327: denotes laboratory courses