Chemistry

Associate of Science Degree with Designation

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.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

OR

 

 

ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

(3)

ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3

(3)

or

 

 

HIS 265

Writing About History: CO3

(3)

Mathematics

Five (5) credit hours

MAT 201

Calculus I: MA1

5

Arts and Humanities

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

  • GT - One GT Pathways Arts and Humanities courses (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4)

History

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

  • GT - One GT Pathways History course (HI1)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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

  • GT - One GT Pathways Social and Behavioral Sciences courses (SS1, SS2, SS3)

Natural and Physical Sciences

Ten (10) credit hours

CHE 111

General College Chemistry I w/Lab: SC1

5

CHE 112

General College Chemistry II w/Lab: SC1

5

Additional Required Courses

Twenty-nine (29) credit hours

CHE 211

Organic Chemistry I w/Lab

5

CHE 212

Organic Chemistry II w/Lab

5

MAT 202

Calculus II: MA1

5

MAT 203

Calculus III: MA1

4

PHY 211

Physics: Calculus-Based I w/Lab: SC1

5

PHY 212

Physics: Calculus-Based II w/Lab: SC1

5

Electives

One (1) credit hour selected from the AS approved course list.

Total Credit Hours

60

Additional information available on the Chemistry Department website at www.ppcc.edu/degrees-certificates/chemistry.