Dec 04, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, A.S.

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Chemistry has a variety of specializations and career paths; therefore, students should consult with a Chemistry Department Advisor before their second semester in order to better tailor their program of study to their needs.

Note:  A student must earn a grade of ‘C’ or higher in all courses to obtain a Chemistry A.S. degree.

SJC First Year Experience Requirement: 3 Credits

Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites:

Students must have completed CHEM-1120  with a ‘C’ or better or completed high school chemistry with a grade of ‘B’ or better within the last 4 years as a pre-requisite to CHEM-1215 .

General Education Requirements: 34 Credits

Program Core Electives: 5 Credits

Applied to Program Core Requirements:

Students can apply additional courses in Science, Math, and Engineering for the Chemistry Degree according to their career interests.  Students are encouraged to take a CHEM-299 Special Topics: Chemistry Research course.  Additional higher level math courses such as Calculus 3, or Differential Equations; or college level coursework in Biology, Geology, Engineering, or Computer Programming are acceptable.  Meet with a chemistry faculty advisor to determine acceptable courses or to set up a research course.


Suggested Course Sequence for Full-time Students:

Students who for any reason are unable to follow the suggested course sequence should contact an academic advisor for help with adjustments.

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