The minor in chemistry is designed to provide the student with a sufficient concentration of chemistry courses that the student will be able to understand a wide range of chemical phenomena and appreciate the impact of chemical phenomena on both his/her profession and life experiences. Not counting prerequisites, a minimum of 20 credits, including 18 credits of required courses, and at least 2 credits of elective courses is required for the chemistry minor.
Interested students should apply to the minor program early in their academic career, usually by the fifth semester of college work, but no later than the end of the drop/add period of the first semester of their last year of didactic work.
For more information on applying for and completing a minor; please see Minors in the Academics section of this catalog.
A minimum of 12 credits of minor coursework must be completed in addition to any courses (required courses or program electives) included in the major curriculum.
Up to 6 credits of coursework, with an earned grade of “C” or better, taken at another accredited institution may be applied to the course requirements of the minor upon prior approval of the department chair.
MA 221 is a prerequisite for CH 320 and CH 321. CH 321 is a prerequisite for CH 332, CH 376, and CH 423. CH 377 has CH 376 as a corequisite or prerequisite. CH 368 has CH 366 and CH 363 (or CH 367) as prerequisites. CH 368 has CH 376 as a corequisite. CH 411 and CH 448 have CH 341 as a prerequisite. CH 423 has CH 320 (or CH 321) and CH 363 (or CH 367) as prerequisites. CH 425 has CH 423 and CH 431 as prerequisites. CH 431 has CH 322 and CH 331 as prerequisites. A maximum of 3 credits of CH 450 can be used towards the Minor.