Undergraduate Minor in Chemistry

A Chemistry minor can help you in various ways by giving you skills that you may not have the opportunities to learn otherwise.

To earn a minor in Chemistry, students must complete at least 16 credit hours; at least 8 of these credit hours must be Chemistry courses taken at UIS.

Core Courses:

CHE 141    Principles of Chemistry    4 hours   
CHE 142    Princicples of Inorganic Chemistry    4 hours   
CHE 267    Organic Chemistry I    3 hours   
CHE 268    Organic Chemistry I Lab    1 hour   
CHE 322    Laboratory Techniques    1 hour   

After completing the core courses, a student may elect from the following list of elective courses. You should talk to your adviser before choosing from these classes.


CHE 400    Undergraduate Research    1-4 hours   
CHE 480    Special Topics    1-4 hours   

Analytical Chemistry

CHE 321    Chemical Analysis    3 hours   
CHE 421    Instrumental Analysis    4 hours   
CHE 431    Environmental Chemistry    4 hours   

Organic and Biochemistry

CHE 269    Organic Chemistry II    3 hours   
CHE 271    Organic Chemistry II Lab    1 hour   
CHE 415    Biochemistry I    4 hours   
CHE 416    Biochemistry II    4 hours   
CHE 375    General Biochemistry    3 hours   
CHE 436    Medicinal Chemistry    4 hours   

Physical and Inorganic Chemistry

CHE 401    Physical Chemistry I    3 hours   
CHE 402    Physical Chemistry II    3 hours   
CHE 441    Integrated Laboratory    1 hours   
CHE 422    Inorganic Chemistry    3 hours