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 (exclusive of the Core Curriculum) required for the minor: 24. At least 6 credit hours beyond the 100-level must be taken within the Chemistry Department at USM.

The minor consists of CHY 113 and 114, 115 and 116, 251 and 252, 253 and 254, 461, and either 462 or 463. The biochemistry minor is not open to chemistry majors.

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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