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/Biological Science degree programs 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.

First Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
FYE101 First Year Seminar 1 0 1
Classroom 1, Lab 0, Total 1
ENGL110 College Composition I 4 0 4
Classroom 4, Lab 0, Total 4
CHEM115 General Chemistry I 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
MATH210 Pre-Calculus 4 0 4
Classroom 4, Lab 0, Total 4
CIS110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
Classroom 2, Lab 2, Total 3
Total Credits 16

First Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
BIOL108 General Biology I 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
CHEM116 General Chemistry II 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
MATH230 Calculus I 4 0 4
Classroom 4, Lab 0, Total 4
Social Science Elective 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
HUMA150 Critical Thinking 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
Total Credits 18

Second Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
PHYS290 University Physics I 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
CHEM200 Organic Chemistry 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
ENGL214 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
CHEM205 Biochemistry 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
Math/Science Elective 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
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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