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2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, Chemistry Track, AA&S-881-03

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Purpose: The Science program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree in a pre-professional or scientific program. It is appropriate for students who plan to major in one of the biological or physical sciences, pharmacy, agriculture, forestry, science education, pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary, nursing, or one of the many allied health professions.

Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through transcript review or informed self-placement.  Based on this review students may request or be required to enroll in prerequisite or corequisite math and/or English courses.

Science Curriculum Degree Requirements:

Student Development (1cr)

History (3cr)

  • Any course from HIS from approved Transfer Elective List or any History Passport Course. 

Humanities (6cr)

  • PHI 100 , PHI 111 , PHI 220  and
  • any ENG Literature of ART Passport Course or any Humanities from approved Transfer Elective List

Social Science (3cr)

  • Any course from ECO, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY, or SOC from approved Transfer Elective List or any Social Science Passport Course.

Minimum Core Credits: 20

Chemistry Track Requirements

Science Elective (3-4cr)

  • any 200 level course from CHM or PHY3

Transfer Elective(s) (10-11cr)

Minimum Track Credits: 40

Total Minimum Degree Credits: 60

1Students graduating from this program must demonstrate proficiency in specific computer competencies by passing ITE 152  (transfer elective) or an equivalent competency test. Students are encouraged not to wait until the final semester to complete this requirement.

2Independent Study and Presentation that is be completed in collaboration with CHM 242  or any 200 level science course. Must have advisor approval to enter course.
3The same PHY course may not be used to fulfill both the Lab Science and Science Elective. PHY 201-PHY 202 does not fulfill the 200-level science elective requirement, as it does not transfer for a chemistry major.

4MTH 265  is required for Chemistry majors at most universities. Check the school to which you plan to transfer for requirements.

Students should meet with an advisor to select Math and Science options to ensure they earn the 60 credit hours required for graduation.

Suggested Scheduling:

First Year

Total Credits: 15-16

Second Semester

Total Credits: 17

Second Year

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