Chemistry courses include laboratory skills that are not typically taught in other PSC science courses. The lower division courses for this minor provide a foundation in both physical and organic chemistry. Students then choose one upper division chemistry course to gain specific expertise. The upper division chemistry courses each have a different focus, making them attractive to students from different disciplines.
The minor consists of 5 courses (19-20 credits); four foundational courses and one upper division chemistry elective. All prerequisites to foundation and electives courses apply. Students applying for this minor should have earned an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher and be in good academic standing within their individual major.