Minor in Chemistry

The Minor in Chemistry explores the fascinating world of molecules, reactions and the building blocks of matter. Whether you're a budding biologist, an aspiring engineer or simply curious about the fundamental science that shapes our world, this minor is your gateway to discovery.

Explore hands-on experiments, delve into the mysteries of chemical compounds and sharpen your analytical skills. From environmental sustainability to cutting-edge pharmaceuticals, chemistry plays a pivotal role in today's world. Wayne State's chemistry minor develops a student's knowledge in the five areas of chemistry and allows them to explore one or two of these areas in depth: organic, inorganic, analytical, physical and biological.

Earning a minor in the subject of chemistry can widen employment opportunities, complement other STEM disciplines and enhance a student's competence outside of their own major's expertise. Students pursuing careers in health care and industry can also benefit from expanding their studies in this field.

For questions relating to the minor in chemistry, please contact a chemistry advisor.

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