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  Feb 01, 2023
 
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Chemistry: Associate of Science, concentration in Chemistry


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Chemistry is the science that stands at the junction between physical and biological sciences. An Associate of Science degree concentration in chemistry provides a solid foundation for students to use when transferring to a four-year institution. This foundation will allow a student to pursue a bachelor’s degree in chemistry or professional training in the fields of dentistry, medicine, or pharmacy. A bachelor’s degree in chemistry qualifies the student to obtain employment in industry as a chemist or go on for a graduate degree. It is strongly encouraged students complete eight hours of calculus and physics.
 

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 63)


Communications (10) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (20) Core - 1 course (4 credit hours)


Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from the Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core 

Creative Arts (50) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from the Creative Arts (50) Core 

American History (60) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


            Select 2 courses from the American History (60) Core 

Government/Political Science (70) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


            Select 2 courses from the Government/Political Science (70) Core 

Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core   

Additional Communications (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from the Additional Communication (90) Core 

Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


            Select 1 course from Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core 

NOTES:


Courses from the Additional Requirements area may not be used to satisfy Core Curriculum requirements.
Bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry may require the following courses that are also offered at PAC. Students transferring to a four-year institution should consult with a faculty advisor before taking one or more of these courses:

PHYS 1401/1402 (8 Hours)
PHYS 2425/2426 (8 Hours)
MATH 2415 - Calculus III

Palo Alto College has signed 2 + 2 articulation agreements with area colleges and universities. Students following these degree plans should consult with a faculty advisor for guidance.
CIP Code: 40.0501
Major Code: CHEM

 

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