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Chemistry

Award Type: Associate in Arts

The associate degree program in chemistry prepares students to begin upper-division work leading to a baccalaureate degree in chemistry or chemical engineering. It also provides some of the support courses required for the baccalaureate degree.

The graduate of the Associate in Arts in Chemistry will:

  • Demonstrate mastery of the approach and rationale of the scientific method and be able to apply these principles to solve problems
  • Demonstrate mastery of stoichiometric calculations.
  • Demonstrate mastery of laboratory technique.

Program Requirements

A major of 34 units is required for the degree.

Course Number Course Title Units
CHEM 150 General Chemistry 1 5.0
CHEM 151 General Chemistry 2 5.0
MATH 181 Calculus 1 4.0
MATH 182 Calculus 2 4.0
MATH 183 Multivariable Calculus 4.0
PHYS 161 Engineering Physics 1 4.0
PHYS 162 Engineering Physics 2 4.0
PHYS 163 Engineering Physics 3 4.0

Recommended electives:

Course Number Course Title Units
CHEM 140 Introductory Organic Chemistry 4.0

General Education Requirements

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