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Chemistry Minor

The fundamental role that chemistry plays in medicine, pharmacy, and the environment can be further explored in the chemistry minor. Basic, clinical, and field research in these disciplines all involve the application of chemical principles and techniques. The chemistry minor at the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography offers advanced courses in chemistry expanding on the base provided by general and organic chemistry. Cross disciplinary in its approach, the chemistry minor complements the student's major area of study. This minor can be combined with any major and minor except the chemistry major and APS major with a concentration in biological and physical sciences.

Chemistry Minor Requirements (16 credits)

Select 16 credits from the following courses:
Any CHEM courses 2000-level or higher, excluding the following:

  • CHEM 3000 Chemical Literature (3 credits)
  • CHEM 3101 Seminar in Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHEM 4101 Senior Chemistry Seminar (3 credits)

A maximum of 4 credits of 2000-level courses can be counted toward the minor if they have already been applied to the students major core course requirements.

A maximum of 3 credits of CHEM 4990 Independent Study in Chemistry can be counted toward the minor.

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2014-2015 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.

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