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Chemistry - Associate in Science

Program Code: CHEM.AS/24.0101
Credits Required: 67
Division: Math, Science, Business and Technology
Contact: MSBT@kckcc.edu
The Chemistry Department’s goal is to provide high quality educational programs for all students who study chemistry at KCKCC. Faculty strive to teach chemistry in ways that help students to become lifelong learners, develop effective written and oral communicators, and explore the relationship of chemistry to other fields. The department endeavors to integrate education and research by incorporating recent discoveries, modern techniques, and research-grade instrumentation into the curriculum. As mentors for collaborative student-faculty research and creative projects, faculty works with students to expand fundamental knowledge in chemistry and develop students’ abilities for independent scholarship. The department strives to prepare chemistry majors for direct employment in chemistry, entry into four-year colleges and universities or professional programs. 

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

All first time degree-seeking students are required to take BLUE-0101, Freshman Seminar.  See exemptions

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENG 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102 Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151 or
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking* or
Interpersonal Communication
3
MATH 0122 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I** 5
ENGL Humanities Elective
Elective
3
3
Social Science Electives (2 disciplines) 6
CHEM 0111 College Chemistry I and Lab* 5
CHEM 0112 College Chemistry II and Lab* 5
Total Hours for General Education Requirements 36

*See course syllabus for prerequisite.
**Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Degree Requirements

Course Credit Hours
CHEM 0211 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 0213 Organic Chemistry I Lab 2
CHEM 0212 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 0214 Organic Chemistry II Lab 2
MATH 0123 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 5
MATH 0224 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III 5
NASC 0231 General Physics I & Lab 5
NASC 0232 General Physics II & Lab 5
Total Hours for Chemistry Requirements 30
*See course syllabi for Chemistry course prerequisites.
Total Hours for an Associate in Science in Chemistry Degree 67

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