Chemistry Minor

We See Your Future in Chemistry
Explore the fascinating world of chemistry with a B.S. degree.
B-S-Chemistry-banner.jpg
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 Plans of Study

Chemistry Minor Options
Course Credit Hours
CORE  
CHM 321/321L Organic Chemistry I, lecture and lab 5 credit hours
   
Option 1 - Analytical Chemistry Option  
CHM 331/331L Analytical Chemistry I, lecture and lab 5 credit hours
CHM 332/332L Analytical Chemistry II, lecture and lab 5 credit hours
CHM 497 or CHM 498 Introduction to Research  1 credit hours
Total (including Core) 16 credit hours
   
Option 2 - Biochemistry Option  
CHM 322/322L Organic Chemistry I, lecture and lab 5 credit hours
CHM 431/431L Biochemistry I, lecture and lab 5 credit hours
CHM 497 or CHM 498 Introduction to Research  1 credit hours
Total (including Core) 16 credit hours
   
Option 3 - Physical Chemistry Option  
CHM 345 Mathematical Methods and Logic 3 credit hours
CHM 361  Physical Chemisty I lecture 3 credit hours
CHM 362/363L Physical Chemistry II, lecture and lab 5 credit hours
Total (including Core) 16 credit hours

Students must complete the General Chemistry lecture and laboratory sequence to enter the Chemistry Minor program.

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