About the Program

Are you interested in using chemistry as a solution to research problems in the natural or physical sciences? In enhancing your marketability for laboratory-based jobs after graduation? Or to further develop your deductive reasoning and analytical skills to solve challenging real-world problems? Overall, a chemistry minor can serve as a springboard to many opportunities and enrich your overall educational experience. 


A student with a major in another program may minor in Chemistry with the permission of the academic director. Twenty-three (23) hours of coursework is required for the Minor in Chemistry as specified below. This minor indicates a significant level of accomplishment in the important foundation areas of Chemistry.

Required Courses Credits
CHE 110/110L – General Chemistry I** 4
CHE 111/111L – General Chemistry II** 4
CHE 210/210L or CHE 210G/210LG – Organic Chemistry I** 5
CHE 211/211L or CHE 211G/211LG – Organic Chemistry II** 5
CHE 307/307L – Quantitative Analysis 5
Total Required 23

The chemistry course grade point average must be maintained at 2.00 (C) or better.

**The following course substitutions may be made with advisor permission: CHE 150 for CHE 110; CHE 151 for CHE 111; CHE 250 for CHE 210 or CHE 210G; and/or CHE 251 for CHE 211 or CHE 211G.