The Chemistry Department offers a minor in Chemistry to interested students from other disciplines. The program serves to broaden the academic background of students seeking employment in fields related to chemistry.

Effective Fall 2010

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Lower Division
CHEM 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)4
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)1
CHEM 113General Chemistry II3
CHEM 114General Chemistry Lab II1
Upper Division
Students must take 15 upper-division chemistry credits from at least two different areas of chemistry - analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical 1,2,315
Total Credits24

Choose either 15 upper-division chemistry credits or CHEM 261 plus 12 credits from 300-level and above chemistry courses.


At least two of these courses must include a laboratory component (which cannot be fulfilled by CHEM 384, CHEM 487, CHEM 493, CHEM 495, or CHEM 498).


Three of these 15 credits may be fulfilled by CHEM 384, CHEM 487, CHEM 493, CHEM 495, or CHEM 498.