Button Attend an Information Session

Connect with Extended University

Extended University Facebook Page

Instagram Button Linkedin Button You Tube Button
Certificate in Chemistry

Certificate in Chemistry


The Certificate in Chemistry is designed to provide individuals who have already obtained a B.A. or B.S. degree in another discipline with the opportunity to obtain a certificate for advanced Chemistry coursework that is equivalent to a minor in Chemistry.

Curriculum (23 Units Total)

Lower Division Requirements (8 units):

CHEM 121     General Chemistry I and Laboratory (4)
CHEM 122     General Chemistry II and Laboratory (4)

Upper Division Requirements (8 units):

CHEM 311     Organic Chemistry I (3)
CHEM 312     Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
CHEM 314     Organic Chemistry II (3)
CHEM 315     Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (1)

Electives (7 units):

A minimum of seven units of courses with the CHEM prefix to include CHEM 250 and 251 or other upper-division CHEM prefix courses (courses numbered 300 or higher), EXCEPT upper-division general education courses (CHEM 330-349 or 430-449).  A maximum of one unit of a Learning Community course (CHEM 313 or 316) may be applied toward the Certificate.

For a list of course descriptions, please visit: http://chemistry.csuci.edu/programs/course-descriptions.htm

Admissions & Current Students:

Admission to the University is not required for this certificate program.  To apply for the Certificate in Chemistry, download and fill out the Certificate Application Form (PDF, 119 KB) and submit transcripts to Extended University at the address below.

Non-matriculated students enroll through the Open University process on a space available basis.

Please submit all forms to:

CSU Channel Islands Extended University
Sage Hall 2109
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012



Andrew Conley

Andrew Conley
Graduate Programs Recruiter
(805) 497-3921

News and Events

Student Services


Thousand Oaks
Santa Barbara


Teaching at Extended University