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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry Minor

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Chemistry Minor provides a strong background in Chemistry for students majoring in some other discipline.

Requirements for the Minor (16 credits)

Courses for the minor can be from Areas 1 and 2 or only Area 2. Before undertaking this minor, the student must establish the prerequisites for the required minor courses.

Area 1 Organic Chemistry (maximum 10 credits)

Only one course in each Part can count toward the minor.


  • Please note that CHM 20000 , CHM 22400 , CHM 25700  and CHM 33300  cannot be used to complete the minor.
  • No more than three (3) credits of CHM 49900 can be applied to the minor.
  • *In Area 1, MCMP 20400 will count as courses from both Parts I and III; and MCMP 20500 will count as courses from both Parts II and IV.
  • To qualify for the minor, the following classes must be completed with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.
  • All courses for this minor must be taken at Purdue University West Lafayette.
  • Study Abroad CHM courses approved by the Department of Chemistry will be allowed to meet the minor requirements.


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