Minor in Chemistry

  • Total Credit Hours: 15
  • Degree Format: Traditional

About this field

Chemistry is all about imagining new solutions and solving problems. These skills are relevant in every field, which is why a Minor in Chemistry can be so useful. Chemistry relates to so many fields of science, engineering and mathematics. In addition, the chemical industry employs many graduates with business degrees. A Minor in Chemistry can give you a competitive advantage when applying to nursing school or other post-graduate health science programs.

The Valdosta State Difference

As a student in VSU’s Chemistry Minor program, you will work closely with faculty mentors in a student-focused, supportive, and caring environment. Chemistry faculty maintain research-quality scientific instrumentation and laboratory space that you will use to learn and gain practical, hands-on experience. You can even perform your own research with a faculty mentor. A Minor in Chemistry gives you the opportunity to build your resume and, more importantly, prepares you for success in your chosen career.

What You'll Learn

A Minor in Chemistry is a valuable addition to any academic major and provides you with a more well-rounded education. This can yield benefits when you pursue a career in teaching, nursing, business, science, or any career. Our faculty will share their knowledge with you in the classroom and in the lab where you apply what you learn and gain hands-on experience.

Cost and Length of Program

A Minor in Chemistry can be completed with just 15 credit hours. This means that you can earn a Minor in Chemistry with the elective credits available in your major program.

For more information contact:
Kurt Winkelmann, Department Head 
229-333-5801 | Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
1500 N Patterson Street Valdosta, Ga 31698


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