Minors and Certificates
Minor in Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry offers a minor in chemistry. The program requires
16 credits of chemistry at the 300 level or above.
Certificate in Environmental Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry offers an undergraduate certificate program in
environmental chemistry. The program consists of 35 credits of course work that
deals directly with environmental studies. To receive the certificate a student
must hold a baccalaureate degree in any major or be receiving one from George
Mason at the time they receive the certificate. Substitutions from the following
list of required courses are allowed but require permission from the environmental
chemistry certificate director: BIOL 377; CHEM 313, 314, 315, 318, 321, 331 or
333, 505, 554; EVPP 301, 454; STAT 344. To optimize employment and graduate school
opportunities, students are encouraged to take additional courses in natural science,
computer science, and environmental law.