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The Minor in Chemistry

Course Requirements for the Minor: 23 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

Lower-Division Courses: 12 units

3 courses required:

CHEM    037    General Chemistry    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Second-year high school algebra; one year high school chemistry or CHEM 016. (One year of high school physics and one year of high school mathematics past Algebra II are recommended.)

CHEM    038    General Chemistry    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: CHEM 037.

CHEM    070    Organic Chemistry    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: CHEM 038.

Upper-Division Courses: 11 units

3 courses required:

CHEM    105    Quantitative Analysis    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: CHEM 038.

CHEM    170    Organic Chemistry    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: CHEM 070.

CHEM    170L    Organic Chem Laboratory    1.0    FS

Prerequisites: CHEM 170 may be taken as a prerequisite or concurrently with CHEM 170L.

3 units selected from:

CHEM    140    Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: CHEM 038.

CHEM    172    Advanced Organic Laboratory    2.0    FS

Prerequisites: CHEM 170.

CHEM    175    Radiation/Radioisotopes    1.0-3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Completion of 4 units of physics or physical science and 5 units of chemistry.

CHEM    198    Special Topics    1.0-3.0    FS

CHEM    199    Special Problems    1.0-3.0    FS

Prerequisites: CHEM 038.

CHEM    201    The Chemical Literature    1.0    FA

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher, CHEM 070.

CHEM    203B    Environmental Toxicology    2.0    SP

Prerequisites: CHEM 028 or CHEM 070.

CHEM    204    Environmental Chemistry    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: CHEM 038.

CHEM    210A    Physical Chemistry    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: CHEM 105, MATH 007C, PHYS 004B, PHYS 004C.

CHEM    250A    Biochemistry    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: CHEM 170.

CHEM    271    Seminar Organic Spectroscopy    1.0    FS

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of CHEM 170.

CHEM    285A    Research Project    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: Open by invitation to chemistry majors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher; faculty permission.