Chemistry & Physical
Sciences: Minor
in Chemistry


Bachelor of Science Chemistry Minor

The Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences offers a minor in chemistry.  The Chemistry Minor can strengthen the scientific skills and foundation of students in pre-professional programs. It can also enhance the knowledge and skills for those pursuing careers in environmental science, environmental studies, biological sciences, health sciences, forensic science, pharmaceuticals, and engineering. In order to successfully complete a minor in chemistry, students must:

  • Fulfill 20 semester hours of chemistry (CHM) course requirements from the list below.
  • Earn a minimum grade of C (2.0) in all courses within the Chemistry Minor.
Required Curriculum Semester Hours
Choice of twenty semester hours from the following courses: 20
CHM/CHL 181 General Chemistry I 4
CHM/CHL 182 General Chemistry II 4
CHM/CHL 301 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHM/CHL 302 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHM/CHL 304 Physical Chemistry 4
CHM 305 Basic Biochemistry 3
CHL 305 Basic Biochemistry Lab 1
CHM 306 Environmental Chemistry 3
CHL 306 Environmental Chemistry Lab 1
CHM 311 Clinical Pharmacology 3
CHM 320 Toxicology 3
CHM 420 Regulatory Protocols 3
CHM 499 Topics in Chemistry 1-4