Cutting-edge science and technology relies on a strong understanding of chemical principles.
Add to your education with a minor in Chemistry and understand the universal building
blocks that shape our world.
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Why minor in chemistry at UND?
From everyday objects to elements of the cosmos, our world is made up of infinitesimally
small molecules and atoms. With a minor in Chemistry from UND, you'll study these
universal building blocks, and gain a strong foundation in chemical principles. This
chemistry foundation is relevant in other fields of study including engineering, biology,
medical and physical sciences and in a broad range of careers such as teaching, industry,
You'll gain a strong foundation in chemical principles and prepare to make your mark
in research, teaching, industry and beyond.
UND Chemistry Alumni
Chemistry alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
University of Minnesota
University of North Carolina
United States Department of the Navy
Anticipated job growth for chemists and materials scientists
From pioneering new discoveries to teaching the next generation, a chemistry minor
from UND opens the door to a world of possibilities:
Applied Research and Product Development
Chemical Health and Safety
Chemical Information Management Specialist
A minor in chemistry also provides a great foundation for further coursework in fields
such as medicine and law. Recent graduates from UND have pursued graduate studies
at schools including:
University of California, Berkeley
University of Utah
University of Minnesota
Chemistry Courses You Could Take
CHEM 333. Analytical Chemistry. 3 Credits.
For all science majors interested in using analytical chemistry techniques in a modern science laboratory. Principles of quantitative and qualitative chemical analysis as applied to environmental, clinical and forensic science are covered. Prerequisite: CHEM 122 or CHEM 221. Corequisite: CHEM 333L. F.
CHEM 121. General Chemistry I. 3 Credits.
Open to all students; no high school credit in chemistry required. Elementary principles and theories of chemistry; matter, measurement, atoms, ions, molecules, reactions, chemical calculations, thermochemistry, bonding, molecular geometry, periodicity, gases. Prerequisite or Corequisite: MATH 103 or higher. F,S,SS.
CHEM 341. Organic Chemistry I. 3 Credits.
Designed for science and pre-professional students. Structure and bonding, acid-base reactions, nomenclature, stereochemistry, functional groups, alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides and alcohols. Application of spectrometric methods (NMR, IR and MS) for identification of organic compounds. Prerequisites: CHEM 122 with a grade of C or better and CHEM 122L; or CHEM 254 and CHEM 254L. Corequisite: CHEM 341L. F,S.
Opportunity For All at UND
Local elementary school students are invited to delve into chemistry with UND's summer
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