Chemistry Minor


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


Stasch-Howell Endowed Scholarship

Students seeking a Chemistry Minor may apply for a scholarship through the Stasch-Howell Endowed Scholarship Fund. The fund aims to financially assist students who demonstrate academic excellence in the area of science. The recipient must be a full-time student with a GPA of 3.25 or greater, who has completed their junior year and is seeking a B.S. in Biology with a Chemistry Minor or a B.S. in Environmental Science with a Chemistry Minor. Please see the Office of Financial Aid to apply.