Students must complete a year of general chemistry (or equivalent), a year of organic chemistry, two additional chemistry courses with associated laboratories, and one additional chemistry course (7 courses total). All course prerequisites and co-requisites apply1. Biochemistry majors need to complete 2 CHM courses at the 3000 level or above that are not otherwise required for the biochemistry degree to fulfill the requirements for the Chemistry minor.
- 1. Or with approval of the Chemistry Advisor.
General Chemistry Requirement×
1 year of general chemistry (6 credits) & Lab (2 or more credits). Choose one sequence.
Organic Chemistry Requirement×
Choose one sequence.
CHM Elective & Lab×
Additional Laboratory Chemistry requirement (choose two of the following lecture/lab combos)
Upper-division Chemistry Course×
One additional upper-division chemistry course (with approval of the Chemistry Advisor)
- One additional course with lab from other requirements.
- CHM 3417: Biophysical Chemistry*
- CHM 5633: Nanomaterials & Surface Science
- Any 4000 level course
- Any 7000 level or higher course (EXCEPT 7693 or 8662)
*Cannot be used in combination with other Physical Chemistry courses and laboratories.
The above program requirements are applicable to students entering Fall 2021. Please consult the appropriate archived handbook available on the homepage for years prior to these requirements. In order that programs offered by Villanova University reflect current advances and additions to knowledge and upgraded professional requirements, Villanova University reserves the right to change programs and requirements without prior notice. Students generally are bound to the requirements in effect and published online for the year in which their class begins its first year of study. Special requirements may be in effect for students who have left the University and are being readmitted. Students are advised to check with the web catalog or with their college offices regarding changes that may affect them. Additional academic information may be obtained from the various college offices and the web sites listed for the particular policies, programs and services found in this catalog.