Gain a stronger grasp of chemical theory and practice through hands-on lab expertise and scientific investigation.
At the University of Central Missouri, our Chemistry minor will provide you with a broad-based foundation in this branch of science as you hone your analytical and problem-solving skills. You’ll learn in high-tech classrooms and labs, gaining the knowledge and techniques you need to succeed from highly skilled, accessible faculty members.
Our Chemistry minor complements nearly any major and opens doors to a variety of careers in bioinformatics, biotechnology and chemistry, as well as professional graduate school programs in dentistry, medicine, ophthalmology, pharmacy and more.
Gain added expertise through five Chemistry minor courses
With just five additional courses, you can add UCM’s Chemistry minor to any bachelor’s degree, such as Biology. Enroll part-time or full-time to gain valuable foundational knowledge that complements your undergraduate studies.
5 courses to complete Chemistry minor
10 students per upper-level course
Focused faculty-student interactions
Diverse course offerings
Take just five Chemistry program courses and gain the strong foundation you’ll need for numerous careers or advanced studies. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the physical and chemical properties that underlie biological processes as you take coursework in General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry.
In addition to these foundational topics, you’ll choose an elective that best aligns with your personal interests and career goals. Popular options include Biochemistry, Instrumental Analysis and Quantitative Analysis.
Our Chemistry minor gives you a strong foundation that sets you up for success here on campus, in grad school and in your career. As you learn more about general and organic chemistry, you’ll also benefit from hands-on experiences through:
Adding a Chemistry minor to your undergraduate studies will help you stand out as you pursue careers in biology and bioinformatics. Our graduates have also gone on to attend professional schools of dentistry, health care, medicine, ophthalmology, pharmacy and veterinary medicine at prestigious institutions.
Enhance your career prospects with a Chemistry minor
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At the University of Central Missouri, you’ll gain a high-quality education at an affordable price. We also offer many ways to finance your college education. In addition to UCM scholarships, you might be able to take advantage of program-specific awards and other funding opportunities.
Learn more about program-specific scholarships by using the UCM Scholarship Finder.
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