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Chemistry Minor

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 advances
courses listed below (all course work listed below must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher).

Chemistry Minor Core 

(All courses are current NSU Chemistry Courses):

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 BIOCHEMISTRY
CHEMISTRY I & LAB
5 credit hours  60
CHM 432/432L BIOCHEMISTRY
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

 

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