Chemistry Associate in Arts Degree

PROGRAM CODE: 2A03873

The Chemistry Associate in Arts Degree prepares students for further study in chemistry or related physical and life science disciplines. This degree will provide a background in general chemistry while providing skills for possible entry-level employment in science-related industries or laboratories. This degree requires 18-20 units of which 10 units are in required courses, and 8-10 units must be chosen from the restricted electives listed below.

Required Courses (10 units):10
General Chemistry I5
General Chemistry II5
Restricted Electives (8-10 units):8-10
Organic Chemistry I5
Organic Chemistry II5
Calculus I (formerly MATH 150AF)4
Honors Calculus I (formerly MATH 150HF)
Calculus II (formerly MATH 150BF)4
Honors Calculus II
Physics for the Life Sciences I4
Physics for the Life Sciences II4
Physics with Calculus for the Life Sciences I4
Physics with Calculus for the Life Sciences II4
General Physics I4
General Physics II4
General Physics III4
Total Units18-20

Outcome 1: Demonstrate knowledge of inorganic chemistry appropriate for general chemistry and have the ability to articulate this chemical knowledge in verbal, written, and/or computational form.

Outcome 2: Demonstrate the ability to conduct experiments, analyze data, and interpret results, while observing responsible and ethical scientific conduct.

Outcome 3: Demonstrate the use of proper procedures and regulations for safe handling and use of chemicals.