View courses, degrees, and/or certificates for this program in the catalog.

This department is in the division of Science.

The Chemistry program is designed to meet the diverse needs of students served by the community college:

  1. Students majoring in chemistry or related sciences;
  2. Students majoring in one of the health sciences, and;
  3. Students fulfilling the general education science requirement.

Courses in the Chemistry Department are taught with a strong emphasis on the laboratory. In the advanced classes, students receive hands-on experience with a wide variety of instruments.

Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution and major in chemistry or biochemistry should consult with a counselor regarding the transfer process and lower division requirements because additional courses may be required at some institutions.