Chemistry Minor

In this minor, you’ll be introduced to the study of chemistry, providing you with the communication, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills necessary for success in many careers. The chemistry program offers a wide selection of courses in analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in a variety of rigorous laboratory experiences and cutting-edge research.Combine the chemistry minor with a major such as business, education, engineering or a health-related field to enhance your options for a career or graduate studies.

If you are interested in completing the Chemistry Minor, please contact Cindi Rohwer, Academic Department Coordinator, Chemistry Department Office at (603) 862-1795. She will connect you to our Intent to Minor form and the Chemistry Department Undergraduate Coordinator so you can discuss your plans to minor in Chemistry.

  1. Complete a total of 20 credit hours in Chemistry (CHEM) courses.
  2. A minimum of 12 credit hours at the 500 level or higher are required.
  3. Chemistry courses for the minor cannot be completed on a pass/fail basis.
  4. Grade of C- or better is required in all chemistry minor coursework.
  5. A cumulative GPA of 2.00 is required for all chemistry minor coursework.
  6. Biochemistry (BMCB) courses do not count toward a chemistry minor.
  7. Transfer credits can only be applied to the minor with permission of the Chemistry Department Undergraduate Coordinator or Chair. Maximum of 8 transfer credit hours. Transfer courses must meet minimum grade requirements.
  8. The following courses cannot be counted toward the Chemistry minor: CHEM 400, CHEM 408, CHEM 409, CHEM 411CHEM 413, CHEM 501, CHEM 502, CHEM 503 and CHEM 798.