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Chemistry - Associate in General Studies

Program Code - CIP Code: CHEM.AGS/24.0101
Credits Required: 62
Academic Division: Math, Science, Business and Technology

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 life-long 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.

Requirements for admission to the program:                                 

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102 Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151 OR
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication
MATH 0122 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I** 5
Humanities Elective (2 disciplines) 6
PSYC 0101 Psychology* 3
Social Science Elective (ANTH, ECON, SOSC) 3
CHEM 0111 College Chemistry I and Lab* 5
Total Hours for General Education Requirements 31
*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.

Chemistry Requirements*


Credit Hours

CHEM 0112

College Chemistry II and Lab*


CHEM 0211

Organic Chemistry I


CHEM 0213

Organic Chemistry I Lab


MATH 0123

Calculus and Analytic Geometry II


MATH 0224

Calculus and Analytic Geometry III


NASC 0231

General Physics I & Lab


NASC 0232

General Physics II & Lab


Total Hours for Chemistry Requirements


*See course syllabi for Chemistry course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for an Associate in General Studies in Chemistry Degree 62
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