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Why pursue a Chemistry minor?

Chemistry plays an integral role in many fields such as biology, engineering and pre-professional health science. The chemistry minor at Mercy College will allow you to better prepare yourself for your chosen career by providing a solid, broad-based knowledge of chemistry.

A minor in Chemistry will allow you to stand out compared to others in your field who lack additional training in chemistry. The course of study for the Chemistry minor allows you to build a secondary area of expertise thus adding additional skills which set you apart from others.

Required Courses

Core CoursesCredit Hours
CHM 210: General College Chemistry I5 hours
(4–3)
CHM 211: General College Chemistry II5 hours
(4–3)
CHM 320: Organic Chemistry I5 hours
(4–3)
CHM 321: Organic Chemistry II or Chemistry elective at the 300/400 level5 hours
(4–3)
CHM 410: Biochemistry or Chemistry elective at the 300/400 level5 hours
(4–3)
23–25
Total hours

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