Chemistry Minor

A minor in chemistry may be a useful addition to the programs of students majoring in other natural sciences areas. The minor consists of a minimum of 20 credits in chemistry, with at least 9 of these at or above the 300 level in residence at UWM.

For further information regarding degree requirements, see Academic Undergraduate Advisor – Gloria Freschl. Please bring a copy of your transcript when meeting with the advisor to declare a minor. Unofficial free of charge UWM transcripts may be obtained from the Department of Enrollment Services in Mellencamp Hall, Room 274.

Requirements

The minor in Chemistry consists of a minimum of 20 credits in chemistry, with at least 9 of these at or above the 300 level in residence at UWM.

Students must maintain an average GPA of 2.0 in all minor courses attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.0 GPA on all minor courses attempted, including any transfer work. CHEM 106 does not count toward the minor and is not included in the minor GPA. 

General Chemistry Requirement 1
CHEM 102General Chemistry5
CHEM 104General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis5
Select one course from three of the following areas: 25-10
Analytical:
CHEM 221
Elementary Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 524
Instrumental Analysis
Biochemistry:
CHEM 501
Introduction to Biochemistry
CHEM 601
Biochemistry: Protein Structure and Function
CHEM 602
Biochemistry: Cellular Processes
CHEM 603
Introduction to Biochemistry Laboratory
CHEM 604
Biochemistry: Metabolism
Inorganic:
CHEM 311
Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 511
Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 614
Bio-Inorganic Chemistry
Organic:
CHEM 341
Introductory Survey of Organic Chemistry
CHEM 342
Introductory Organic Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 343
Organic Chemistry
CHEM 344
Organic Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 345
Organic Chemistry
Physical:
CHEM 560
Biophysical Chemistry
CHEM 561
Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 562
Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 563
Physical Chemistry Laboratory
Total Credits15-20