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Applying is easy! We have an open-admission policy, which means if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent, you’re in and we can’t wait to see you in the halls.
Total Credit Hours: 62-65 credits
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 credits)|
|Mathematics||MAT 180||Calculus and Analytic Geometry||5|
SPE 101 or 110**
|English Composition I
English Composition II
Oral Communications or Interpersonal Communication**
|Social Science||HIS 101 or 102 or 115 or 270 or
POL 101 or 102
|US History or American Government
|Natural Science||CHM 115||General Chemistry I||5|
|Humanities||Elective||See course descriptions in catalog**||3|
or MAT course numbered 200+
|See course descriptions in catalog**||3-5|
|Core Course Requirements (31-32 credits)|
|General Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry lab
|Engineering Physics I
Engineering Physics II
|Math||MAT 230||Calculus & Analytic Geometry II||5|
|College Requirement (1)|
|For first time college students.||COL 101||College Success Seminar||1|
|Total Required Hours: 62-65 credits|
+ 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.
Suggested Schedule Planning
|First Semester (16-17 credits)|
|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 credits)|
|MAT 230||Calculus and Analytic Geometry II||5|
|PHY 250||Engineering Physics I||5|
|CHM 116||General Chemistry II||5|
|Third Semester (17 credits)|
|CHM 240||Organic Chemistry I||3|
|CHM 222||Quantitative Analysis||3|
|PHY 251||Engineering Physics II||5|
|ENG 102||English Composition II||3|
|Fourth Semester (14-16 credits)|
|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|
|Total Hours Required for Graduation: 62-65 credits|