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Chemistry Minor

Earn a Chemistry Minor at Azusa Pacific University

You’ll stand out to future employers and graduate schools with a solid foundation in general and organic chemistry. You’ll engage in-depth instruction in advanced chemistry courses and gain hands-on laboratory experience with our state-of-the-art equipment in Segerstrom Science Center. Your skills and knowledge will aid your career and education goals, especially if you are studying computer science, engineering, mathematics, or physics.

Program at a Glance

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Gain Hands-on Experience

  • Hands-on, practical training in laboratory and research techniques.
  • Direct access to and training on start-of-the-art instrumentation. 
  • Conduct research with faculty or secure an internship in the field.
  • Deepen an understanding of scientific principles and problem-solving, from general chemistry to advanced chemistry topics.
  • Integrate faith with your life and scientific discipline.

By the Numbers

1 of 126 Best Western Colleges according to Princeton Review's 2023 Best Colleges Guide
70 % of students in APU’s science programs go on to pursue graduate school.
8 % Projected increase in STEM employment from 2019-29.
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Program Details

Equip yourself with a solid foundation in general and organic chemistry. Explore advanced chemistry courses that provide in-depth instruction on complex chemical concepts and hands-on laboratory experience. This minor is an especially valuable addition to computer science, engineering, mathematics, and physics majors.

Browse the tabs below—if you have questions, visit the Student Services Center page, and we’ll make sure you get the info you need.

To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic catalog:

Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Career Outlooks and Outcomes

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Cultivating STEM Leaders Through Research as an R2 Institution

APU recently announced a $2 million investment in state-of-the-art equipment which will enable faculty and students to conduct cutting edge research, further bolstering APU’s status as the only CCCU institution to receive the prestigious Carnegie R2 designation.

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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