Chemistry Minor

Are you interested in the study of matter, its composition, structure, and properties, and the changes material substances undergo?
Degree Type Minor
Careers & Salaries Career Outcomes
Delivery On Campus
Students in the biochemistry lab.

Your minor in Chemistry will provide you with an understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry and experience with organic, analytical, inorganic, biochemistry or physical chemistry. 

Students will:

  • Gain an understanding of the fundamental concepts, theories, and principles in chemistry.
  • Relate chemistry to daily life and environment.
  • Apply scientific method in gathering, interpreting scientific data and in solving chemical problems.
  • Acquire knowledge and hands-on experience of experimental methods, techniques and instrumentation used in chemistry.
  • Develop competence in oral and written forms of scientific communication.

This minor could prepare you for a career or graduate study in life sciences, medicine or other health-related fields.


Minor Requirements

Minors are defined as either “studies in the discipline” or as “teaching.”



To declare a minor, complete the "Applying for a Minor" survey online, and you will be given further instructions. Once this has been processed you will receive an e-mail confirmation from the Advisement Center.