To complete the Chemistry minor, students should complete a year of general chemistry, a year of organic chemistry, and then three additional chemistry courses, two having associated laboratories. To receive the minor, students must complete a written application. Applications for the minor can be obtained from Ms. Nancy Proud in the Chemistry Office (Mendel 215A).
To complete the requirements for a Minor in Chemistry, students must complete all three of the below conditions:
Note: Students cannot apply both 4611 and 4621 to the Chemistry minor.
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Students must complete the following:
Students must complete two of the following courses with lab:
Students must complete one of the following courses:
CHM 1151/1103 and CHM 1152/1104
(CHM 1151/1103 and CHM 1156
for Engineering Students)
CHM 1311/1301 and CHM 1512/1502
CHM 2211/2201 and CHM 2212/2202
CHM 3211/3201 and CHM 3212/3202
CHM 3411/3403 OR CHM 3415/3401*
CHM 3412/3404 OR CHM 3416/3402
CHM 4611/4601 (see below
One additional course with lab from column B
Any 4000 level course
Any 7000 level or higher course
(EXCEPT 7693 or 8662)
CHM4621/4622/4603 (counts as two courses)
*For Chemical Engineering Students: CHM 3415/3401 does not count toward a Chemistry minor
Degrees Offered: B.S., M.S.
Full Time Faculty: 25
Undergraduate Majors: 85
Graduate Students: 25
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Building: Mendel Science Center houses research and instructional facilities for 6 scientific departments, including 17 chemistry research labs
ChemWatch is an MSDS database.
access ChemWatch (from campus)
Contact Eric Welsh for more information.
The Department of Chemistry has a site license for ChemDoodle, available for both Windows and Mac.
NOTE: You need to use your Villanova email address to start the process of obtaining the software.
The Department of Chemistry has a 15- concurrent user license for Spartan P-Chem. Please note this software is only available for Windows.
NOTE: You must be connected to the campus network in order to run the software.