Chemistry (Minor)

Gaining an understanding of molecular science and understanding how it can be applied can open career opportunities in a variety of industries. A chemistry minor can also boost lab experience.

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Having a solid background in chemistry can open many career opportunities by instilling practical and conceptual knowledge than can be found useful in the food industry, government agencies, health care, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals.

The Minor in Chemistry starts by laying a foundation with analytical chemistry, then choose a sequence in either organic chemistry or physical chemistry. Complete the minor by selecting from a broad palette of chemistry electives.

Discover new methods of solving real-world problems by creating new solutions with training in chemistry. This training not only will help while working within a team, but also will aid in team leadership.

Program Overview

The Minor in Chemistry starts by laying a foundation with analytical chemistry, then choose a sequence in either organic chemistry or physical chemistry. Complete the minor by selecting from a broad palette of chemistry electives.

Career Opportunities

A minor in chemistry can be attractive to employers in variety of industries in food, law, science, and manufacturing, such as:

  • Environmental law
  • Forensics
  • Engineering
  • Pharmacist
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A total of 15 credit hours of coursework must be completed to earn a Minor in Chemistry.

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Interested in declaring a minor? Talk with your academic adviser or Academic Affairs to plan out your course schedule and fill out the Minor Request Form.