Chemistry

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Chemistry Minor

The chemistry minor is ideal for students who are pursuing a major in another field but also have a strong interest in the field of chemistry. To graduate with a chemistry minor, the following requirements must be met:

  • Chemistry courses: 115, 230, 250, and 220 or 240
  • Two chemistry electives at the 300-level or higher
  • At least five courses counted toward the minor must be taken at Davidson, and none of the six courses can be taken Pass/Fail
  • Attendance at six or more chemistry colloquia during junior and senior years

The chemistry minor is a typical choice of pre-med students and biology majors as both require enough chemistry courses to make a minor an easy leap:

  • Pre-medical students are required to take at least four chemistry courses (115, 230, 250, and 220 or 240), leaving only two more in-depth courses necessary to achieve a minor
  • Biology majors, especially those interested in genetics and molecular biology, take several chemistry courses. With just a few more courses (a total of six are required), a chemistry minor can be earned as well