Any student, except those majoring in biochemistry, may complete a formal minor in chemistry. The chemistry minor thoroughly covers the basic chemical principles and offers opportunities for advanced study that can be tailored to the student’s particular interests. The minor consists of a minimum of 27 credits and will include advanced course work in biochemistry, organic, inorganic, physical or analytical chemistry. Students interested in completing a minor in chemistry may get more complete information from the department office (Chemistry Building, room 100).
Outside of the major and minor programs, the chemistry curriculum is designed to meet the needs of students with diverse goals. Biological sciences majors, as well as students preparing for entrance into schools of dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, veterinary medicine or programs in medical technology should complete CHEM 101, CHEM 102, CHEM 102L, CHEM 351, CHEM 351L, CHEM 352 and CHEM 352L. Students preparing for programs in dental hygiene, nursing and physical therapy should complete CHEM 123, CHEM 124 and CHEM 124L.
The chemistry minor consists of a minimum of nine courses/ 27 credits.