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University Bulletin

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Chemistry Minor

University Park, Eberly College of Science (CHEM)

Contact: Mark Maroncelli,


The Chemistry minor specifies a series of courses that together provide a broad introduction to the main thrusts of modern chemistry: general, organic, and physical. The Chemistry minor includes substantial laboratory work including general chemistry and either organic or physical chemistry. In addition, several advanced courses chosen by the student from a list of options are required.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


CHEM 110 GN(3), CHEM 111 GN(1), CHEM 112 GN(3), CHEM 113 GN(1), CHEM 210(3), CHEM 212(3) (Sem: 1-4)
CHEM 452(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES: (10-12 credits)
CHEM 457 and CHEM 466 can only be used to satisfy the requirements of one category below.
Select 2 credits from CHEM 213(2) or CHEM 457(2) (Sem: 3-8)
Select 3 credits from CHEM 450(3) or CHEM 466(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 5-7 credits from CHEM 402(3), CHEM 406(3), CHEM 408(3), CHEM 410(3), CHEM 412(3), CHEM 423W(3), CHEM 425(4), CHEM 427W(4), CHEM 430(3), CHEM 431W(3), CHEM 448(3), CHEM 457(1-2), CHEM 464(3), CHEM 466(3), or CHEM 476(3) (Sem: 5-8)


Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2008

Blue Sheet Item #: 36-05-087

Review Date: 2/26/08

UCA Revision #1: 9/20/06