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Explore the Molecular Sciences

If lab coats and safety glasses are your attire, you'll fit right in at DWU with a minor in chemistry. Perfect for your life science major, chemistry complements the scientific learning you'll pursue for your foundational studies. Expound your knowledge with the lab processes and the principles of physical science. 

Through the Dakota Wesleyan Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences, the five branches of chemistry are available to you. You'll study the following scientific areas:

What can you do with a chemistry minor?

Chemistry takes you into many different career areas. You can apply your skills in areas such as the following:

  • Forensic sciences
  • Chemical engineering
  • Drug and food testing

Chemistry Course Catalog

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
  • Biochemistry

Find more of the classes you will take in our academic catalog.

Get to Know Your Professors

Learn chemistry from our experienced professors! Our low student-to-teacher ratio offers valuable one-on-one interaction with professors.

Any Questions?

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