A minor in chemistry from Wichita State provides you with a basic background in chemistry. The minor is an ideal complement to many science-related degrees—and is good preparation for graduate school.

Learn how chemistry is the right fit for you.

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WSU American Chemical Society (ACS) members whip up ice cream in a flash—with the help of liquid nitrogen.

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To take courses in the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Student researchers turn attention to cancer cells

As a chemistry student, you have the opportunity to work with faculty who are on the cutting edge of research.

Moriah Beck, assistant professor of chemistry at Wichita State, focuses much of her research on how cancer spreads.

In her lab, which includes nine undergraduate and graduate students, she researches the human protein called palladin, a key regulator of our cells' most abundant protein actin.


The chemistry minor is 16 credit hours. You'll learn the foundations of general chemistry in addition to exploring inorganic, organic or physical chemistry, depending on your interests.


Adding a minor in chemistry to your bachelor's degree can make you more attractive to employers and give you additional skills you can use in your science-related career.

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