Students in classIf you wish to minor in chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at Western Michigan University, you may choose a teaching or non-teaching minor.

  • A minor in chemistry contains a minimum of 20 credit hours of chemistry courses.
  • The Department of Chemistry participates in the integrated science teaching minor for students in the secondary education curriculum. Chemistry minors in secondary education are required to take 20 credit hours of chemistry and one year of physics before beginning a student teaching program. For a full description of the program, consult a chemistry advisor.


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