Chemistry Minor

A chemistry minor often provides sufficient background in the discipline that students may be able to find jobs as chemical technicians after graduation. The minor has only 8 hours of courses that students must take students may choose the remainder of the requirements to best suit their needs.

Required courses:

CHM 111 Principles of Chemistry I
CHM 112 Principles of Chemistry II


One of the following sequences:

CHM 113 Introductory Laboratory I
CHM 114 Introductory Laboratory II



CHM 115 Techniques of Chemistry I
CHM 116 Techniques of Chemistry II


Advanced coursework 12 credit hours of lecture courses selected from the following list of courses (3 credit each):

BCMB 421 Biochemistry I
BCMB 422 Biochemistry II
CHM 213 Organic Chemistry I
CHM 214 Organic Chemistry II
CHM 222 Introductory Inorganic Chemistry
CHM 305 Analytical Chemistry
CHM 306 Instrumental Analysis
CHM 311 Physical Chemistry I
CHM 312 Physical Chemistry II
CHM 411 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry


Advanced Laboratory 3 credit hours of laboratory courses selected from chemistry or biochemistry courses numbered 200 or higher (1 credit each):

BCMB 430 Biochemistry Laboratory
CHM 215 Organic Laboratory I
CHM 216 Organic Laboratory II
CHM 230 Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
CHM 307 Quantitative Analysis Lab
CHM 308 Instrumental Analysis Lab
CHM 321 Physical Laboratory I
CHM 322 Physical Laboratory II