A Minor in Chemistry can be earned by completing six chemistry subjects.
5.03 Principles of Inorganic Chemistry I
5.12 Organic Chemistry I
5.310 Laboratory Chemistry
5.60 Thermodynamics & Kinetics
Elective Subjects (choose two)
5.04 Principles of Inorganic Chemistry II
5.07 Biological Chemistry**
5.08 Biological Chemistry II
5.13 Organic Chemistry II
5.36 Biochemistry and Organic Laboratory *
5.37 Organic and Inorganic Laboratory *
5.43 Advanced Organic Chemistry
5.61 Physical Chemistry I
5.62 Physical Chemistry II
* A total of 12 units of credit from Modules in 5.36U or 5.37U satisfies one elective subject of a chemistry minor.
** 7.05 will also be accepted in place of 5.07.
To declare a chemistry minor:
Fill out a Minor Application form and bring the completed form and a copy of your most recent MIT unofficial transcript (from Student Services, Room 11-120) to Karen Shaner in the Chemistry Education Office (6-205).
Subjects required for a minor are discussed above.
If you have academic questions, contact the Chemistry Minor Advisor, Professor JoAnne Stubbe (firstname.lastname@example.org).
By the third week of your final semester you must fill out a Minor Completion Form.
Bring a copy of your most recent MIT unofficial transcript (from Student Services, Room 11-120) and a completed Minor Completion Form to Karen Shaner in the Chemistry Education Office, 6-205.
Minor Completion Forms can be obtained from the Registrar, the School of Science Office, and the Chemistry Education Office. For additional information, please contact the Chemistry Education Office, Room 6-205, or call the main office number at 617-253-7271.
If you do not complete this final step by the third week of your final semester, your minor degree may not appear on your diploma.
For administrative information about the Chemistry Minor Program, contact:
Jennifer Weisman, Academic Administrator
Room 6-205, 617-253-1845
For academic information about the Chemistry Minor Program, contact:
Professor JoAnne Stubbe
Room 18-598, 617-253-1814
For a general description of the Minor Program, refer to the MIT Course Bulletin's information on Minors.