Rindge, New Hampshire
Chemistry serves as the central natural science—this foundational study of atoms and molecules bridges biology, physics, geology, and environmental science. Students choosing to pursue a major in Health Sciences, Biology, and Environmental Science will therefore find the Chemistry minor to be a natural and useful fit to complement their field of study. The Chemistry minor engages you in an active learning environment that enhances your understanding and appreciation for the study of chemistry and of science in general. This active learning environment is offered through the use of hands-on learning activities and interactive classroom demonstrations, and in the laboratory via guided inquiry laboratory investigations utilizing common analytical instrumentation.Apply to This Program Now
What Makes Our Chemistry Program Different?
Our Chemistry minor engages you in an active curriculum that utilizes modern analytical instrumentation in conjunction with lectures, hands-on learning laboratories, and interactive classroom demonstrations. If you choose to pursue a major in Biology, Environmental Science, Health Sciences, or Criminal Justice, the Chemistry minor will complement your field of studyWhat do Chemistry students Learn?
The Chemistry minor provides you with the knowledge, skills, and credentials that
are valued across career paths. If you plan to enter into the fields of medicine,
environmental or biological studies, or health sciences, this program
will strengthen your resume. If you plan to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice, you will find that the minor delivers requirements needed to pursue graduate programs in forensic science.
To earn the Chemistry minor, you must successfully complete a 22- to 26-credit course of study.
WHERE CAN MY DEGREE IN CHEMISTRY TAKE ME?
The Chemistry minor has five required courses and one elective:
- CH101 General Chemistry I
- CH102 General Chemistry II
- CH211 Organic Chemistry I
- CH212 Organic Chemistry II
- CH312 Quantitative Analysis
Choose one of the following courses:
- CH221 Environmental Chemistry
- CH321 Biochemistry
- CH299, 399, 499 Independent Study in Chemistry
- CH460–462 Internship in Chemistry