Degree Name: Chemistry A.S.
Degree or Program: Chemistry
Degree Type: Associate of Science Degree
Description:
This Associate of Science in Chemistry degree program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to major in chemistry. Because requirements vary at each four-year college or university, students should check with their advisor and the institution they plan to transfer to ensure they are enrolled in the correct courses.
General Education Requirements 31-33
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
Mathematics MAT 180

Calculus and Analytic Geometry

5
Communication

ENG 101
ENG 102
SPE 101 or 110**

English Composition I
English Composition II
Oral Communications or Interpersonal Communication**

3
3
3

Social Science

HIS 101 or 102 or 115 or 270 or
POL 101 or 102
Elective

US History or American Government

See course descriptions in catalog**

3

3

Natural Science CHM 115 General Chemistry I 5
Humanities Elective  See course descriptions in catalog** 3
Elective

Humanities or
Social Sciences
     Elective
or MAT course numbered 200+

See course descriptions in catalog** 3-5
CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS MUST INCLUDE: 31-32
Chemistry

CHM 116
CHM 222
CHM 240
CHM 241
CHM 243

General Chemistry II
Quantitative Analysis
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry lab

5
3
3
3
2
Physics PHY 240/243
PHY 241/244
College Physics I with lab
College Physics II with lab
5
5
Math MAT 230 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II 5
COLLEGE REQUIREMENT:
For first time college students. COL 101 College Success Seminar 1
TOTAL REQUIRED HOURS 62-65

+Humanities/Social Science Electives- Typical social science courses include history, political science, sociology, psychology and economics. Humanities courses typically include literature, philosophy, and non-applied art, music and theater courses. Check transfer school's requirements before choosing these courses.
^This elective includes the Humanities/Social Science Electives but can also be used for any other course required by the transfer institution. Check transfer school's requirements before choosing this course.
*The Academic Skills assessment or appropriate ACT scores are required before enrolling in Math or English classes.
** Check with transfer institution to see which course is required for the desired chemistry degree.
- COL 101 is a SCC requirement for all first time college students.

Courses by Semester

FIRST SEMESTER 16-17
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CH
MAT 180 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I* 5
CHM 115 General Chemistry I 5
ENG 101 English Composition I* 3
HIS/POL U.S. History or American Government 3
COL 101 - College Success Seminar 1
SECOND SEMESTER 15
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CH
MAT 230 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 5
PHY 240/243 College Physics I and Lab 5
CHM 116 General Chemistry II 5
THIRD SEMESTER 17
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CH
CHM 240 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM 222 Quantitative Analysis 3
PHY 241/244 College Physics II and Lab 5
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
Humanities elective+ 3
FOURTH SEMESTER 14-16
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CH
CHM 241 Organic Chemistry II (Spring only) 3
CHM 243 Organic Chemistry Lab (Spring only) 2
SPE 101 or 110 Oral Communication or Interpersonal
Communication **
3
Social Science elective+ 3
Elective^ 3-5
Total Hours Required for Graduation 62-65

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Elizabeth Michael-Smith
636-922-8652
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636-922-8351
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Degree Info.

The Associate of Science degree is awarded to students completing the requirements of specifically identified programs with a minimum of 64 semester hours. The work parallels the work done in the first two years of a Bachelor of Science degree at four-year institutions. The programs leading to the Associate of Science degree at SCC include Biology, Chemistry, Health Information Technology, Nursing, Pre-Engineering and Pre-Pharmacy.