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  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Chemistry, A.S.


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The chemist is concerned with the application of scientific principles to practical problems. Employment opportunities for chemists include theoretical research activities, and problem-solving in management, marketing, and production. Bachelor’s programs in chemistry are built on an in-depth foundation of sequential courses in science and math, while upper division courses provide the preparation necessary for graduate studies and/or work in industry.

Suggested Curriculum


I. General Education Core (33-34)


Area A: Communication (9 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (6 credits)


Select two courses from the list for Area B  with one course from humanities and one course from fine arts.

Area C: Mathematics (5 credits)


Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credits)


Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)


Select two courses in two different disciplines from the list for Area E .

II. Area of Concentration/Major Field (28-29)


Select one MATH course and one ASTRO, BIOL, CHEM, ENGR, GEOG (not GEOG 101), GEOLO, METEO, PHYSC, or PHYSI course from the list for Courses Approved for Transfer to qualify for an A.S. degree. Each course must be 3 credits or more. This IAI major panel recommends that the courses below are taken to meet this requirement as they are typically taken by freshmen and sophomores at universities for this specific major.

Required A.S. Degree Program Total: 62 credits


Each college and university has its own major requirements and transfer policies. Consult the schools you are considering and a PSC advisor to discuss courses and their transferability.

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