Chemistry Minor

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 Lab

    4 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 Lab

    4credits

    A continuation of CHM 106; includes kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics, acids and bases, and electrochemistry. Prerequisite: CHM 106

  • CHM 210

    Organic Chemistry I

    3 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 Lab

    2 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 II

    3 credits

    A study of the mechanisms of reactions of organic compounds.

  • CHM 213

    Organic Chemistry II Lab

    2 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

    Biochemistry

    3 credits

    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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