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Minors in Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Minor in Chemistry

Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 calculated from all courses used to fulfill minor requirements and a minimum grade of C- in each of those courses.

All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise noted.


Course Requirements (20 cr.)

At least 2 courses (6 credit hours) must be taken at IU South Bend.

  • CHEM-C 105 Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHEM-C 106 Principles of Chemistry II
  • CHEM-C 125 Experimental Chemistry I (2 cr.)
  • CHEM-C 126 Experimental Chemistry II (2 cr.)
  • An additional 10 credit hours above the 200–level

Minor in Biochemistry

Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 calculated from all courses used to fulfill minor requirements and a minimum grade of C- in each of those courses.

All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.


Course Requirements (16 cr.)

At least 2 courses (6 credit hours) must be taken at IU South Bend.

  • BIOL-L 102 Introduction to Biological Sciences 2 (5 cr.)
  • BIOL-L 211 Molecular Biology
  • CHEM-C 484 Biomolecules and Catabolism
  • CHEM-C 485 Biosynthetic Pathways and Control of Metabolism
  • CHEM-C 486 Biological Chemistry Laboratory (2 cr.)

If any course above is counted toward a major in the department that offers that course then that course cannot be counted toward this minor. Appropriate course substitutions are given below.

For chemistry majors, an appropriate course substitution for CHEM-C 484 Biomolecules and Catabolism would include:

  • BIOL-L 311 Genetics
  • BIOL-L 312 Cell Biology
  • BIOL-L 317 Developmental Biology
  • BIOL-L 323 Molecular Biology Laboratory

For biology majors, appropriate course substitutions for BIOL-L 102 Introduction to Biological Sciences 2 and BIOL-L 211 Molecular Biology would include:

  • CHEM-C 341 Organic Chemistry Lectures 1
  • CHEM-C 342 Organic Chemistry Lectures 2
  • CHEM-C 343 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1 (2 cr.)

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2021-2022 Campus Bulletin
2020-2021 Campus Bulletin
2019-2020 Campus Bulletin
2018-2019 Campus Bulletin
2017-2018 Campus Bulletin
2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

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