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Chemistry Minor

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Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (BS.CHM)

The B.S. Chemistry degree prepares you for a career in industry and graduate school in chemistry or related disciplines. The Chemistry Department offers several chemistry based tracks leading to a B.S. degree in Chemistry: Chemistry, Chemistry with an emphasis in Pre-Medicine (not a degree in Pre-Medicine), and the dual degree B.S. in Chemistry-M.S. in Materials Science curriculum.


Chemistry Minor Core

The American Chemical Society (ACS) requires that a minor in chemistry consist of a minimum of 20 credit hours and 200 laboratory contact hours in two different areas of chemistry beyond the first year general chemistry.

A minor in chemistry at NSU will consist of a required minor “core” and then a choice of the following advanced courses listed below (all course work listed below must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher).  

Plans of Study

All courses lised below are current Chemistry courses. All courses listed above must be taken exactly as stated, no substitutions are allowed.

Core Courses Credit Hours Adv. Lab Contact Hours
CHM 221/221L General Chemistry I & Lab 4 credit hours  
CHM 222/222L General Chemistry II & Lab 4 credit hours  
CHM 321/321L Organic Chemistry I & Lab 5 credit hours 60
CHM 322/322L Organic Chemistry II & Lab 5 credit hours 60
Total Credit Hours 10 credit hours 120 contact 


Add one of the following choices below:

Core Courses Credit Hours Adv. Lab Contact Hours
CHM 331/331L Analytical Chemistry I & Lab 5 credit hours  60
CHM 332/332L Analytical Chemistry II & Lab 5 credit hours  60
Total Credit Hours 28 credit hours 240 contact hours


OR

Core Courses Credit Hours Adv. Lab Contact Hours
CHM 431/431L BIO Chemistry Chemistry I & Lab 5 credit hours  60
CHM 432/432L BIO Chemistry Chemistry II & Lab 5 credit hours  60
Total Credit Hours 28 credit hours  240 contract hours


OR

Core Courses Credit Hours Adv. Lab Contact Hours
CHM 361 Physical Chemistry I 3 credit hours  60
CHM 362/363L Physical Chemistry II & Lab 5 credit hours  60
CHM 497/498 Introduction to Research 1 credit hours  90
Total Credit Hours 27 credit hours  270 contact hours