Minor in Chemistry and Biochemistry

Program of Study
Required courses:
CHEM 2311Organic Chemistry I3
or CHEM 2312 Organic Chemistry II
or CHEM 2313 Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3511Survey of Biochemistry3
or CHEM 4511 Biochemistry I
Select nine (9) credit hours:9
Inorganic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry I
Physical Chemistry II
Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
The Science of Alternative Energy
Applications of Inorganic Chemistry in Current Energy Research
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Applied Spectroscopy
Chemistry of the Solid State
Biochemistry I
Biochemistry II
Biophysical Chemistry
Atmospheric Chemistry
Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering
Drug Design, Development, and Delivery
Polymer Science and Engineering I: Formation and Properties
Polymer Science and Engineering II: Analysis, Processing, and Laboratory
Special Topics (with approval of the director of undergraduate studies)
Total Credit Hours15
  1. The Chemistry and Biochemistry minor must comprise at least 15 semester hours, of which at least 9 semester hours are upper-division coursework (numbered 3000 or above).
  2. No more than 3 semester hours of Special Topics courses may be included in the minimum 15 hours of a minor program.
  3. All courses counting toward the minor must be completed with an overall average of at least 2.0.  Six of these credit hours must be taken in residence at Georgia Tech.
  4. All courses counting toward the minor must be completed with on  letter-grade basis. 
  5. Courses required by name and number and/or used to satisfy Core Areas A through E in a student’s major degree program may not be used in satisfying the course requirements for a minor.  The only exception is if the major  School has released specific courses for use toward the minor. Courses used in a minor also may be used to fulfill free electives or technical electives.