Chemistry Major/Minor Requirements

Professors Anderson, Dunn, Sipe; Associate Professor Mueller; Assistant Professor Deifel

Chair: Herbert J. Sipe, Jr.

The requirements for a major in Chemistry are the following:

  • all courses from the Techniques Track (except honors) and
  • the following courses from the Concepts Track: 110, 221, 230-231, 340-341, 441, and
  • one of the following three groups of additional courses:
    • (a) Chemistry 440 and one Chemistry elective at the 300- or 400-level; or
    • (b) for ACS accreditation in Chemistry, Chemistry 335, 420, and 440;or
    • (c) for ACS accreditation in Biochemistry, Chemistry 335 or Biology 311, and Chemistry 420, Biology 304, and
  • one additional course in Biology, chosen from Biology 201 or 321.

The requirements for a major in Chemistry also include satisfactory completion of Mathematics 141-142, Physics 131-132, and Physics 151-152.

The requirements for a minor in Chemistry are the following:

  • Chemistry 110/151 (4 hours credit);
  • Chemistry 221/152 (4 hours credit);
  • one additional lecture course in Chemistry at the 200-level or above (3 hours credit);
  • one additional lecture course in Chemistry at the 300-level or above (3 hours credit);
  • two additional laboratory courses in Chemistry, at least one of which must be at the 300-level (3-4 hours credit).

Chemistry Course Catalogue

updated 6/23/15