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The Chemistry Minor

Students can also minor in chemistry by taking a total of six courses within the department.

Required Courses for the Chemistry Minor

Students must take the following four courses to minor in chemistry.

  • CHE 120 Chemical Principles of Organic Molecules
  • CHE 140 Reactions of Organic Molecules 
  • CHE 220 Quantitative Chemical Analysis 
  • CHE 240 Chemistry of the Elements

Elective Courses

Students need to take two chemistry courses at the 200 level or above. Some examples of these are:

  • CHE 210 Environmental Chemistry
  • CHE 303 Chemistry of Biological Compounds
  • CHE 309 Biochemistry 
  • CHE 310 Green and Sustainable Chemistry
  • CHE 320 Intro to Medicinal Chemistry