Chemistry, AS

Program Overview

Plan of Study in Chemistry

The following curriculum is designed to satisfy the basic lower division requirements for chemistry majors at senior institutions. Potential majors at senior institutions for students who earn an Associate in Science degree and follow the recommendations below include: biochemistry, chemistry, and chemistry education. Students enrolling in this curriculum are urged to meet with an academic advisor each semester to review course selections and transfer plans.

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Program Requirements

Major courses

CHEM 1614General Chemistry I

4 Credits

CHEM 1624General Chemistry II

4 Credits

CHEM 2714Organic Chemistry I

4 Credits

CHEM 2724Organic Chemistry II

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Supporting courses

PHYS 2624Physics II

4 Credits

PHYS 2634Physics III

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:8

Laboratory Science

PHYS 2614Physics I

4 Credits

BIOL 1514General Biology I

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:8

Communications

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

SPCH 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9

A minimum grade of C is required in ENGL 1613 and ENGL 1623.

Mathematics

MATH 2515Calculus & Analytic Geometry I

5 Credits

MATH 2524Calculus & Analytic Geometry II

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Humanities

Humanities Courses

6 Credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Two courses, with one from general humanities and one from the fine arts or interdisciplinary categories. View Humanities course options.

Social and behavioral science

Social and Behavioral Science Courses

6 Credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Two social and behavioral sciences courses from at least two different prefixes. View Social and Behavioral Science course options.

Electives


Elective

2 Credits

Total Credit Hours:2

Choose elective from any transfer-level elective area. Appropriate electives have a first digit of 1 or 2 and a second digit of 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 in the KCC course number. MATH 2534 is strongly recommended.

Total Credit Hours: 64

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

CHEM 1614General Chemistry I

4 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

MATH 2515Calculus & Analytic Geometry I

5 Credits

Social and Behavioral Science Course

3 Credits

Spring semester

CHEM 1624General Chemistry II

4 Credits

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

MATH 2524Calculus & Analytic Geometry II

4 Credits

PHYS 2614Physics I

4 Credits

SPCH 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

Fall semester

CHEM 2714Organic Chemistry I

4 Credits

PHYS 2624Physics II

4 Credits

BIOL 1514General Biology I

4 Credits

Elective

2 Credits

MATH 2534 is strongly recommended.

Spring semester

CHEM 2724Organic Chemistry II

4 Credits

PHYS 2634Physics III

4 Credits

Humanities Courses

6 Credits

Social and Behavioral Science Course

3 Credits