Chemistry Minor

Biochemistry (B.S.), Chemistry (B.A. & B.S.) and Forensic Science (B.S.) majors are not eligible for the minor in Chemistry.

Admission Requirements

  • Students must meet with a college advisor/student success counselor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A grade of C or higher is required for all courses in the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credits of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must verify that the minor is displayed on their Graduation Application.

Program Requirements

Required Courses in the Minor

Complete each of the following:
CHM 1045 General Chemistry I (3) and CHM 1045L General Chemistry I Lab (1)*
CHM 1046 General Chemistry II (3) and CHM 1046L General Chemistry II Lab (1)*
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry I (3) and CHM 2210L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1)*
CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II (3) and CHM 2211L Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (1)*

*Acceptable to substitute the equivalent 4-credit Combined lecture and lab course

Complete two of the following:
BCH 3023C Biochemistry (3)*
BCH 3025C Analytical Biochemistry (3)
BCH 4033 Advanced Biochemistry I (3) and BCH 4033L Advanced Biochemistry I Lab (1)*
BCH 4034 Advanced Biochemistry II (3) and BCH 4034L Advanced Biochemistry II Lab (1)
CHM 3120 Analytical Chemistry (3) and CHM 3120L Analytical Chemistry Lab (1)
CHM 3410 Physical Chemistry I (3) and CHM 3410L Physical Chemistry I Lab (1)
CHM 3411 Physical Chemistry II (3) and CHM 3411L Physical Chemistry II Lab (1)
CHM 3610 Inorganic Chemistry (3) and CHM 3610L Inorganic Chemistry Lab (1)
CHM 4080C Advanced Environmental Chemistry (3)
CHM 4130 Instrumental Analysis (3) and CHM 4130L Instrumental Analysis Lab (1)
CHM 4174C Lasers in Physical Sciences (3)
CHM 4220C Advanced Organic Chemistry (3)
CHM 4230C Practical NMR Spectroscopy (3)
CHM 4254C Medicinal Organic Synthesis (3)
CHM 4300 Bio-organic Chemistry (3)
CHM 4431 Statistical Thermodynamics (3)
CHM 4512 Computational Modeling (3)
CHM 4671 Bioinorganic Chemistry (3)
CHM 4714C Materials Chemistry (3)
CHS 4533C Forensic Biochemistry (3)
CHS 4544C Forensic Chemistry (3)
CHM 4930 Special Topics in Chemistry (3-4)

*Students may not count BOTH BCH 3023C and BCH 4033/L towards the minor

Catalog Year: 2023-2024

Total Semester Hours Required: 22 Hours