Chemistry Minor

Chemistry is the scientific study of the composition and properties of matter and the investigation of the laws that govern them. The chemistry minor provides a solid background in chemistry for students choosing to pursue other major fields and careers in the health sciences.

Why Grand View?

  • Guaranteed research, beginning as early as your first year at Grand View
  • Experienced faculty researchers
  • Strong collaboration with other science programs
  • Personal advising to help you achieve your research and career goals
Career Options

At Grand View, you'll be prepared to start your career in:

  • Biomedical Science
  • Research Science
  • Toxicology
  • Forensic Science
  • Scientific Laboratory Technician
  • Government Science
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Publishing
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Cosmetic Industry
  • Law
  • Agriculture
  • Food Industries
  • University Labs
  • Professional School (Graduate School, Dental, Medical, etc.)
Course Requirements

Prerequisites for Courses in the Minor

MATH 121 College Algebra 3 credits

Required Courses

CHEM 111 General Chemistry I 4 credits
CHEM 112 General Chemistry II 4 credits
CHEM 321 Organic Chemistry I 5 credits

Additional Requirements (select 7 or more credits)

CHEM 322 Organic Chemistry II 5 credits
CHEM 341 Quantitative Analysis 4 credits
CHEM 351 Biochemistry 3 credits
CHEM 361 Physical Chemistry 4 credits
CHEM 430 Special Topics 3 - 4 credits
CHEM 452 Advanced Biochemistry 3 credits
CHEM 453 Biochemical Techniques 3 credits

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