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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Chemistry (AS.CHEM)

Upon completion of this course sequence, chemistry students will receive an associate in science degree.

The associate in science degree requires the completion of 64 credit hours. The sample course sequence below includes the required 64 credit hours plus additional courses recommended for this major.

This program follows Math Pathway #4. Math requirements for a specific major may vary from one institution to another. Please consult with an academic counselor or academic advisor to confirm the pathway that is applicable to your major and transfer institution.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CHM-150
General Chemistry I

CHM-150
General Chemistry I

General principles of chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, engineering or science professions. Topics include atomic theory, bonding, stoichiometry, gas laws and thermochemistry.


Course Outline

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4.0
MAT-241
Analytical Geom-Calc I

MAT-241
Analytical Geom-Calc I

Differential and integral calculus of elementary functions of one variable, such as polynomial, rational, radical, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, will be covered. Applications include rates of change, optimization, curve sketching and area. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


Course Outline

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5.0
ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

Students will study the writing process by reading essays illustrating a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays. Course is for students who have assessed into developmental English, receiving supplemental instruction for course completion.


Course Outline

* OR
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

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3.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

No Description Available
3.0
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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

18.0
Second Semester
CHM-151
General Chemistry II

CHM-151
General Chemistry II

Continuation of the General principles of chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, engineering or science professions. Topics include solids/liquids, solutions, kinetics, equilibrium, thermodynamics and electrochemistry.


Course Outline

*
4.0
MAT-242
Analytical Geom-Calc II

MAT-242
Analytical Geom-Calc II

A continuation of Calculus I with emphasis on different methods of integration and applications, L` Hôpitals Rule, Sequences, series, Power series, Taylor series and Maclaurin series. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


Course Outline

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4.0
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

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3.0
PHY-140
University Physics I

PHY-140
University Physics I

This is a study of Newtonian Mechanics. The course is for physics majors and minors, engineering students and the mathematically oriented student. This is the first of a three-course sequence.


Course Outline

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4.0
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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

18.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CHM-243
Organic Chemistry I

CHM-243
Organic Chemistry I

Fundamental introduction to organic chemistry including a study of hydrocarbons and alcohols with spectroscopy, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanisms.


Course Outline

* +
4.0
CHM-253
Organic Chemistry Lab I

CHM-253
Organic Chemistry Lab I

Laboratory course introduces synthesis and the basic techniques for the separation, isolation, purification and identification of organic compounds.

Course Outline

* +
1.0
PHY-141
University Physics II

PHY-141
University Physics II

This course is a study of heat, electricity, and magnetism for students in physics, engineering, chemistry and mathematics.


Course Outline

* +
4.0
SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

Course Outline

3.0
BIO-100
Bio Science I

BIO-100
Bio Science I

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental processes and structures common to all living things along with their applications to society.


Course Outline

4.0

Semester Totals

16.0
Second Semester
CHM-244
Organic Chemistry II

CHM-244
Organic Chemistry II

This course is a continuation of Organic Chemistry I (CHM 243) with focus on aromatic chemistry, carbonyl functional groups, and biomolecules.


Course Outline

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4.0
CHM-254
Organic Chemistry Lab II

CHM-254
Organic Chemistry Lab II

Laboratory experiments in organic chemistry with a focus on multi-step synthesis. Course is designed for concurrent registration in CHM 244.

Course Outline

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1.0
MAT-243
Analytical Geom-Calc III

MAT-243
Analytical Geom-Calc III

A continuation of analytic geometry and Calculus II. The focus is on solid analytic geometry, vectors, partial derivatives, line, volume and surface integrals in various coordinate systems, and vector fields. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


Course Outline

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4.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)

No Description Available
3.0
PHY-142
University Physics III

PHY-142
University Physics III

This course is a study of wave motion, sound, light, and modern physics for students in physics, engineering, chemistry and mathematics.


Course Outline

* +++
4.0

Semester Totals

16.0

Total Program Hours

68.0