Chemistry

The chemistry minor, which is open to all students, gives you a foundation in chemical processes and practical applications of that knowledge. In addition to chemistry courses, the minor requires physics and calculus courses.

Minor Requirements

Required Courses - 37-38 hrs.

  • CHM 110: General Chemistry I - 3 hrs.
  • CHM 111: General Chemistry I Laboratory - 1 hr.
  • CHM 116: General Chemistry II - 4 hrs.
  • CHM 117: General Chemistry II Laboratory - 1 hr.
  • CHM 252: Organic Chemistry I - 4 hrs.
  • CHM 253: Organic Chemistry Laboratory I - 1 hr.
  • CHM 256: Organic Chemistry II 3 hr.
  • CHM 257: Organic Chemistry Laboratory II - 1 hr.
  • CHM 326: Analytical Chemistry - 4 hrs.

Elective Courses (choose one) - 3-4 hrs.

  • CHM 300: Chemistry and Civilization - 3 hrs.
  • CHM 302: Medical Terminology - 1 hr.
  • CHM 326: Analytical Chemistry - 4 hrs.
  • CHM 332: Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry - 3 hrs.
  • CHM 360: Biochemistry - 3 hrs.
  • CHM 361: Biochemistry Laboratory - 1 hr.
  • CHM 380: Seminar I in Chemistry and Biochemistry - 0 hrs.
  • CHM 386: Seminar II in Chemistry and Biochemistry - .5 hrs.
  • CHM 412: Molecular Modeling - 1 hr.
  • CHM 414: Chemical Group Theory - 1 hr.
  • CHM 416: Environmental Chemistry - 3 hrs.
  • CHM 420: Instrumental Analysis - 4 hrs.
  • CHM 436: Inorganic Chemistry - 3 hrs.
  • CHM 437: Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hr.
  • CHM 440: Materials Chemistry - 3 hrs.
  • CHM 441: Materials Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hr.
  • CHM 450: Industrial Organic Chemistry - 1 hr.
  • CHM 462: Protein Structure and Function - 3 hrs.
  • CHM 466: Intermediary Metabolism - 3 hrs.
  • CHM 470: Physical Chemistry I - 3 hrs.
  • CHM 471: Physical Chemistry Laboratory I - 1 hr.
  • CHM 476: Physical Chemistry II - 3 hrs.
  • CHM 480: Seminar III in Chemistry and Biochemistry - .5 hrs.
  • CHM 499: Directed Studies in Chemistry and Biochemistry - 0-6 hrs.

Other Requirements

  • One year of college-level physics and one semester of calculus.