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Degrees & Certificates

Chemistry, A.S.

​For students interested in a chemistry-oriented career, this program offers a concentrated study during the first two years towards a baccalaureate degree. Humanities and social science electives are incorporated to pro​vide a broad educational experience. Students are advised to plan their course selection based on the requirements of the vocation or curriculum of the four-year college or university of their choice.

Program Goals
Students who have completed the program will be able to:

  • Students will demonstrate competency in fundamental inorganic and organic chemistry topics by applying critical thinking and problem solving skills to solving chemistry-based problems including utilizing graphical analyses.
  • Develop and demonstrate the basic skill set of techniques and procedures, including recording and reporting of scientific information acquired in the laboratory, necessary to perform scientifically sound laboratory work in the chemical sciences.

​Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar​.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.