A student majoring in any other discipline may opt for a minor in chemistry. This minor pairs particularly well with majors in dietetics, biology, engineering, education, and some aspects of fine arts.
Required Course for the Chemistry Minor
A student must successfully complete, at Fontbonne, a minimum of 50 percent of the credit hours required for the minor.
- CHM 106
General Chemistry I with Lab4 credits
An introductory course in chemistry for science majors. Includes stoichiometry, atomic structure, chemical reactions, and solutions. Prerequisite: college algebra or precalculus.
- CHM 108
General Chemistry II with Lab4credits
A continuation of CHM 106; includes kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics, acids and bases, and electrochemistry. Prerequisite: CHM 106
- CHM 210
Organic Chemistry I3 credits
A study of the compounds of carbon with emphasis on functional groups, structure nomenclature, and reactions. Prerequisites: CHM 106; CHM 108.
- CHM 211
Organic Chemistry I Lab2 credits
Laboratory experience to accompany CHM 210. Must be taken concurrently with CHM 210 or by consent of the department chair. Prerequisites: CHM 106; CHM 108.
- CHM 212
Organic Chemistry II3 credits
A study of the mechanisms of reactions of organic compounds.
- CHM 213
Organic Chemistry II Lab2 credits
Laboratory experience to accompany CHM 212. Must be taken concurrently with CHM 212 or by consent of the department chair. Prerequisites: CHM210, CHM211.
- CHM 318
Study of chemical properties and metabolism of compounds of biological interest: carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. Prerequisites: BIO 112, 220 or 250; CHM 210.
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