Chemistry

Chemists are people who transform the everyday materials around us into amazing things. Some chemists work on cures for cancer while others monitor the ozone protecting us from the sun. Still others discover new materials to make our homes warmer in the winter, or new textiles to be used in the latest fashions. The knowledge gained through the study of chemistry opens many career pathways in areas such as engineering, pharmaceuticals and material production. A student planning to complete a bachelor’s degree in chemistry at a senior institution would be advised to take the following courses. If the student intends to complete a bachelor’s degree in chemistry education (for high school teaching) he/she would be advised to take secondary education courses as well (see Education, Secondary in this section). The Associate of Arts and Associate of Science are transfer degrees and are awarded without designation of major, but do follow curriculum transfer plans. These degrees indicate that a student has completed a course of study that is essentially equivalent to the first two years of a baccalaureate degree.

PLEASE NOTE: When selecting courses, students should consult the catalog of the school to which they intend to transfer.  They should then work with their DCC advisor to assure that the proper classes are being taken at DCC.  Together, the student and the advisor will select courses that will fit into the program at the transfer institution.


Suggested CoursesCredits
CHMY141College Chemistry I4
CHMY142College Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHMY143College Chemistry II4
CHMY144College Chemistry Laboratory II1
M151Precalculus4
M171Calculus I5
M172Calculus II5
PHSX220Physics I3
PHSX221Physics I Lab1
PHSX222Physics II3
PHSX223Physics II Lab1
STAT216Introduction to Statistics4
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