Minor - Chemistry

University Campus

Gain a fundamental understanding of the role chemistry plays in all life processes. As a Chemistry minor, you'll study matter and energy—and the interactions between them—in state-of-the-art, industry-standard lab facilities.

Apply your skills to a variety of careers in government, industry, and environmental or engineering consulting firms.

Professional development opportunities

  • Internships: Research the effects of global climate change on ecosystems, shadow a physician or dentist, and get involved in ecological restoration. Our students have interned at the Department of Environmental Protection, National Institutes of Health Academy, Harvard Forest Research Program in Ecology, Southwest Florida Water Management District and Lowry Park Zoo.
  • Field work: Break out of the classroom, and conduct research in mangrove swamps, salt marshes and oyster reefs.
  • Volunteer: Connect science with service. Fight hunger with sustainable farming at Morning Star Fisherman. Restore oyster reefs in Tampa Bay. Prevent over-harvesting of endangered plants in the Amazon rainforest.
  • Co-curricular activities: Become a member of Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society, Chemistry Club or Student Environmental Awareness.
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