Chemistry

Associate of Science Course of Study

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Recommended basic skills standards are

Chemistry is one of the most diverse sciences. A chemist can study in a wide range of areas such as nuclear chemistry, biochemistry of life, chemistry of inorganic and/or organic compounds, the theory of chemical processes, and chemistry of the environment. There are many career opportunities relating to chemistry such as teaching, industrial processes, medical science, criminology, metallurgy, food processing, pharmacology, geochemistry, and environmental sciences.

Courses marked with an asterisk [*] are not currently offered at PPCC.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

GT-CO1: ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

and

 

 

 

GT-CO2: ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

 

 

 

OR

 

 

 

 

 

GT-CO2: ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

(3)

and

 

 

 

GT-CO3: ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3

(3)

Oral Communication

Three (3) credit hours

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

or

 

 

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

(3)

or

 

 

 

COM 220

Intercultural Communication: SS3

(3)

Mathematics

Three (3) credit hours minimum (credit hours over three (3) will be applied to the electives category). Full list of requirements.

Suggested Courses

MAT 201

Calculus I: MA1

4

History

Three (3) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

Art and Humanities

Six (6) credit hours. Two guaranteed transfer courses from two different areas (AH1, AH2, AH3 or AH4). Full list of requirements.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Six (6) credit hours. Two guaranteed transfer courses from two different areas (SS1, SS2, SS3, HI1). Full list of requirements.

Natural and Physical Sciences

Twelve (12) credit hours. One (2 course) lab sequence in any guaranteed transfer science discipline (SC1); additional guaranteed transfer lab science course (SC1). Additional credits over 12 will be included in the electives category. Full list of requirements.

Suggested Courses

CHE 111

General College Chemistry I: SC1

5

CHE 112

General College Chemistry II: SC1

5

CHE 211

Organic Chemistry I: SC1

5

CHE 212

Organic Chemistry II: SC1

5

PHY 211

Physics: Calculus Based I w/Lab: SC1

5

Electives

Twenty-one (21) credit hours selected from the AS approved course list. Please see your advisor for help choosing your electives.

Total Credit Hours

60