2020-2021 Catalog

Minor: Chemistry, 16-17 Credits

Chemistry Minor Goals and Objectives:

By the end of their course of study, students with a Chemistry minor will:

  • Demonstrate comprehension of fundamental principles governing chemical reactions and bonding;
  • Master basic laboratory skills in general and organic chemistry;
  • Evaluate and analyze chemical data using the scientific method;
  • Demonstrate comprehension of the connection between chemistry and other disciplines;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the physical and natural world.

Requirements

Required Courses: (13 credits)

CHEM 233General Chemistry I

3

and

CHEM 234General Chemistry I: Laboratory

1

CHEM 235General Chemistry II

3

and

CHEM 236General Chemistry II: Laboratory

1

CHEM 317Organic Chemistry I

3.5

and

CHEM 318Organic Chemistry I: Laboratory

1.5

NOTE: Students majoring in Biology/Biomedical Sciences will need to take a minimum of 6 credits in Chemistry in addition to the CHEM courses required for their major. Research (CHEM 297/CHEM 397/CHEM 497) is strongly encouraged to fulfill this requirement.

One of the Following: (3-4 credits)

CHEM 105/ENV 105Chemistry and the Environment

3

CHEM 120 Introduction to Forensic Science

3

CHEM 319Organic Chemistry II

3.5

NEU 348Drugs and the Brain

3

CHEM 441/BIOL 441Biochemistry

4

CHEM 495Special Topics in Chemistry

3

CHEM 397Science Research

1-6

or

CHEM 497Science Research

1-6