Chemistry Pre-Professional Certificate {23-24}

Chemistry Pre-Professional Certificate

This certificate bundles together the most common chemistry lecture classes needed for pre-professional programs (pre-med, pre-dental, pre-chiropractic, etc.) in an online format.

Admission Requirements

There are no specific admission requirements for this program over and above admission to MSUM.

However, the first class in the sequence (CHEM 150) has prerequisites which must be met:

This course requires any of the following:

  • MATH 095 - Elementary/Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 099 - Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 127 - College Algebra or higher level math (Pre-calc, Trig, Calc)
  • A score of 22 on test ACT Math
  • A score of 50 on test Accuplacer College Level Math
  • A score of 60 on test Accuplacer Intermediate Algebra
  • A score of 540 on test SAT Math Composite
  • A score of 250 on test Accuplacer NG Advanced Algebra Functions
  • A score of 1158 on test MN Comprehensive Assessment Math

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of experimental and theoretical chemistry AND/OR biochemistry.
  • Demonstrate skills in analytical thinking, problem solving and application of scientific methods to experimental data.

Program Delivery Mode
Online Plus: offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections

Core Requirements ( 9 credits )

CHEM 150 General Chemistry I (3)
CHEM 210 General Chemistry II (3)
CHEM 350 Organic Chemistry I (3)

Restricted Electives ( 3 credits )

Students must complete at least 3 credits from the following list:

CHEM 150L General Chemistry I lab (1)
CHEM 210L General Chemistry II lab (1)
CHEM 360 Organic Chemistry II (3)
CHEM 400 Biochemistry I (3)
CHEM 410 Biochemistry II (3)