Chemistry Department

Minor - Chemistry

Courses prerequisite to all chemistry courses must be passed with a grade of "C" or better ("C-" not accepted).

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).

Course Requirements

Requirements of the Minor23
Core Courses11
CHEM 001A. General ChemistryB1+B35
CHEM 001B. General ChemistryB1+B35
CHEM 120S. Chemical Safety Seminar1
Approved Upper Division Chemistry Electives12
Approved courses from at least two areas beyond general chemistry, chosen from analytical chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry and physical chemistry (including at least one lab course; minimum of six units must be upper division courses and can include CHEM 120S)
CHEM 055. Quantitative Analysis2
CHEM 055L. Quantitative Analysis Laboratory2
CHEM 112A. Organic Chemistry3
CHEM 112B. Organic Chemistry3
CHEM 113A. Organic Chemistry Lab2
CHEM 130A. Biochemistry4
CHEM 130B. Biochemistry4
CHEM 131A. Biochemistry Lab2
CHEM 135. General Biochemistry4
CHEM 145. Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 155. Instrumental Analysis4
CHEM 160. Physical Chemistry4
CHEM 161A. Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 161B. Physical Chemistry3
CHEM 162L. Physical Chemistry Lab2

Total Units:23