May 26, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Chemistry Minor


Requirements


The Minor in Chemistry is available to any non-Chemistry or non-Biochemistry major. Students must earn a "C" or better in every course counted towards the minor.

A minimum of 19 units of chemistry coursework which must include a minimum of six units of upper division chemistry courses and the following:

Organic Chemistry


If students choose to take Organic Chemistry, then they must use courses from only one of the two Organic Chemistry paths to meet the requirements of the minor:

Physical Chemistry


If students choose to take Physical Chemistry, then they must use courses from only one of the three Physical Chemistry paths to meet the requirements of the minor:

Biochemistry


If students choose to take Biochemistry, then they must use courses from only one of the two Biochemistry paths to meet the requirements of the minor

Graduate Credit Earned as an Undergraduate Chemistry or Biochemistry Major


Graduate credit usually may not be earned in advance of the baccalaureate degree. However, based upon the recommendation of the Department Chairman and the Chairman of the Department Graduate Studies Committee, academic performance (a grade point average of 3.00 overall and 3.00 in the major), and promise of academic achievement in postgraduate study, a student in his/her senior year may be granted approval to earn a maximum of 12 units of course work in the 400 and 500 level taken at this University toward his/her prospective graduate program, subject to the following conditions:

  1. The course work must be in addition to that required by the Department for the B.A. or B.S. degree in Chemistry or the B.S. degree in Biochemistry.
  2. The undergraduate student must have a "Petition to Earn Credit in the Senior Year" approved by the appropriate Department Graduate Advisor, the Associate Dean for Graduate Accountability in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and the Dean of Graduate Studies.