Minor in Chemistry

Contact Person:
Maria Hepel, Chair
302 Stowell, (315) 267-2267, hepelmr@potsdam.edu

22 credit hours required. Closed to Chemistry and Biochemistry majors.
The chemistry minor represents a valuable complementary field of study especially for students majoring in biology, geology, criminal justice and physics or experimental psychology. It is also possible that students in non-scientific areas of the liberal arts will find this minor a very rewarding and valuable part of their general education.  Special Note: Students must maintain an average grade of 2.0 in courses counted toward the minor.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Required Courses

CHEM 105 General Chemistry 1: Lecture and Lab (4 credits)
CHEM 106 General Chemistry 2: Lecture and Lab (4 credits)  

Elective Courses
Under advisement from the department’s elective course offerings.
Only one non-major chemistry course may be counted towards the chemistry minor.

Recitations cannot be counted as elective courses.