Liberal Arts/Chemistry Associate in Arts

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The Liberal Arts/Chemistry is designed for Liberal Arts students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a degree in chemistry, biochemistry or chemical engineering. In addition to the traditional Liberal Arts general education courses, it provides a basic foundation in chemistry, along with appropriate coursework in the related disciplines of mathematics, biology and physics.

Requirements

Students enrolling in Liberal Arts/Chemistry must, in addition to meeting the specific pre-requisite requirements for each course, meet the following general, technical standards:

  • Students must be able to comprehend the English language, both oral and written, and must have sufficient manual dexterity to produce legible written documents in a timely manner.
  • Students must be able to sit or stand at a desk/ laboratory bench, and must possess the necessary focus to stay on task for extended periods of time. 
  • Students must be able to comprehend and follow instructions in the classroom and laboratory in a timely manner.
  • Students must possess the necessary manual dexterity to carry out assigned laboratory tasks. 
  • Students must be able to perform required classroom and laboratory operations, including mathematical operations, without reference to notes, as directed.

 

Transfer Credit Policy
In addition to Great Bay transfer credit policies, transfer of courses more than ten years old will be evaluated by the department chair or program coordinator on an individual basis.
 

First Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
FYE101G First Year Seminar 1 0 1
Classroom 1, Lab 0, Total 1
ENGL110G College Composition I 4 0 4
Classroom 4, Lab 0, Total 4
CHEM115G General Chemistry I 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
MATH210G Pre-Calculus 4 0 4
Classroom 4, Lab 0, Total 4
CIS110G Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
Classroom 2, Lab 2, Total 3
*Higher level CIS course may be substituted.
 
Total Credits 16

First Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
BIOL108G General Biology I 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
CHEM116G General Chemistry II 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
MATH230G Calculus I 4 0 4
Classroom 4, Lab 0, Total 4
Social Science Elective 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
HUMA150G Critical Thinking 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
Total Credits 18

Second Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
PHYS290G University Physics I 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
CHEM200G Organic Chemistry 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
ENGL214G College Composition II 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
Social Science Elective 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
Foreign Language/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
Total Credits 17

Second Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
CHEM205G Biochemistry 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
Math/Science Elective 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
* Students may take PHYS295G (University Physics II), MATH150G (College Algebra), MATH250G (Calculus II), or any 200-level BIOL, or BTEC course.
 
Foreign Language/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
Social Science Elective 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
Total Credits 14

Total Overall Credits : 65

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