Department of Chemistry

Minor in Biochemistry

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To graduate as a chemistry major or minor in any of the programs, a student must earn a grade of C or better in all chemistry courses and a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all other courses required for the major.

The minimum number of credits required (exclusive of Core courses) for the minor: 24. The minor consists of CHY 113, 114, 115, 116, 251, 252, 253, 254, 461, and either 462 or 463. The biochemistry minor is not open to chemistry majors. At least 6 credit hours beyond the 100-level must be taken within the Chemistry Department at USM.

USM Chemistry Club

The USM Chemistry Club is an ACS Student Chapter that works to educate and entertain students in K-12 about the principles of chemistry through engaging demonstrations.

In addition to performing demonstrations, the USM Chemistry Club presents chemistry research from a variety of fields at the annual national ACS conference.

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