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College of Arts & Sciences

Chemistry - Minor


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A minor is a structured group of courses that leads to considerable knowledge and understanding of a subject, although with less depth than a major. Some employers consider minors desirable, and the corresponding major requirements at the University may stipulate a minor. Some students choose to complement their major program with a minor in a related field or even in an entirely different field of interest. Chemistry examines the composition, structure, properties, and changes to stuff at the nano-meter scale; this is the molecular and atomic scale. Chemists understand the world in terms of how these molecular and atomic units interact.

Minor Requirements 

MA 113 – Calculus I OR MA 138 – Calculus for the Life Sciences [3-4 hours]
MA 114 – Calculus II [4 hours]
PHY 211/213 – General Physics OR PHY 231/241 – General University Physics and Laboratory and PHY 232/242 – General University Physics and the Laboratory [10 hours]
CHE 105/107 – General College Chemistry I and II [7 hours]
CHE 111/113 – Laboratory to Accompany General Chemistry I and II [3 hours]
CHE 226 – Analytical Chemistry [3 hours]
CHE 230/231 – Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory I [4 hours]
CHE 232/233 – Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory II [4 hours]
CHE 440G – Introductory Physical Chemistry OR CHE 446G – Physical Chemistry for Engineers [3-4 hours]
Total Hours – 41-43 
Chemistry Minor

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