Chemistry

Overview

Chemistry

Are you a hands-on learner who is curious about how the natural world works? In chemistry, you’ll investigate your surroundings on a molecular level to solve problems. And, you’ll look closely at the structure and properties of matter.

Careers in Biotechnology, Engineering and Analytical Chemistry

From materials science to pharmacology, use your problem-solving skills to help people.

  • Become a doctor, teacher or a chemist.
  • Start a career in biotechnology or engineering.
  • Work in environmental protection, forensics, or become a natural science manager.

Academic Plans for Chemistry

Each plan shows all the courses you need to take to complete your goal from start to finish. Map your education by clicking on the Academic Plan for the degree or certificate you’re interested in earning below.

Chemistry for Transfer—AS-T Degree

Term 1
CHEM 0001A 5 Prerequisite for CHEM 0001A is completion of CHEM 0000A or equivalent with grade C or better AND completion of MATH 0000D or equivalent with grade C or better or placement by matriculation process AND satisfactory score on the Chemistry Placement Examination.
ENGL 0001A 4  
MATH 0027 4  
CHEM 0001X  1  
TOTAL 14  
Term 2
CHEM 0001B 5
CHEM 0001Y 3
PHIL 0004 or ENGL 0001B 3
MATH 0012 or MATH 0029 4
TOTAL 15
Term 3
CHEM 0012A 5
MATH 0030 4
COMM 0005 3
TOTAL 12
Term 4
MATH 0031 3
CHEM 0012B 5
PHIL 0065 or PHIL 0060 3
TOTAL 11
Term 5
PHYS 0205L 1  
PHYS 0205 4 In addition to coursework in this plan, PHYS 0205/0205L requires completion of PHYS 0000A or PHYS 0105/0105L or high school physics with grade of C or better.
POLS 0001 3  
BIOL 0001 4  
TOTAL 12  
Term 6
PHYS 0210L 1  
PHYS 0210 3  
CHEM 0005 4  
SSCI 0050 or MUS 0011 or MUS 0013 3  
HIST 0017A or HIST 0017B or HIST 0018A or HIST 0018B or HIST 0025 or HIST 0027 3  
TOTAL 15  

Chemistry—AS Degree

Term 1
CHEM 0001A 5 Prerequisite for CHEM 0001A is completion of CHEM 0000A or equivalent with grade C or better AND completion of MATH 0000D or equivalent with grade C or better or placement by matriculation process AND satisfactory score on the Chemistry Placement Examination.
ENGL 0001A 4  
MATH 0027 4  
CHEM 0001X 1 Recommended problem solving course; not required for degree.
PDEV 0001 or PDEV 0070 3  
TOTAL 17  
Term 2
CHEM 0001B 5 Recommended problem solving course; not required for degree.
PHIL 0004 or ENGL 0001B 3  
SSCI 0050 or MUS 0011 3  
MATH 0012 or MATH 0029 4  
TOTAL 15  
Term 3
MATH 0030 4
CHEM 0012A 5
COMM 0005 3
HIST 0017A or HIST 0017B or HIST 0018B or HIST 0027 3
(ASTR 0010 and ASTR 0011) or (ESCI 0001 and ESCI 0001L) or (ESCI 0010 and ESCI 0010L) 4
TOTAL 16
Term 4
MATH 0031 4  
CHEM 0005 4 This is a very rigorous courses load. Consider taking CHEM 0005 in the following Fall term.
CHEM 0012B 5  
PHIL 0065 or PHIL 0060 3  
TOTAL 16  

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