Chemistry

This degree can lead to a baccalaureate degree in chemistry at accredited colleges or universities. With the addition of biology courses, and some modifications, it is also appropriate for those interested in pharmacy, medicine, dentistry, environmental science, and chemical engineering.  Electives should be selected based on the student’s interest, the requirements of the transfer institution, or technical-level vocation opportunities. 

For more information, contact faculty advisor Dr. Laurie Lemons at (609)343-5019 or llemons@atlantic.edu or John Stratton at (609) 343-4981 or stratton@atlantic.edu.

 

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Develop work ethics that are effective and safe in a laboratory environment;
  • Apply the scientific method to collect and interpret information;
  • Experiment with laboratory and field equipment to obtain data;
  • Accurately analyze records of results and procedures;
  • Discuss effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Analyze and evaluate problems critically;
  • Use the power of computers in applications in chemistry.

(CHMI-Fall 2020)

 

General Education Courses

When a course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.

Communication

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
6

Mathematics-Science-Technology

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
12

Social Science

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Humanities

Choose: ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100, or THEA110

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
6

General Education Elective

Course #
Title
Credits
General Education Course (3 credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
3

Program Requirements

PHYS225 should be taken for transfer into a baccalaureate chemistry program, PHYS125 offered in Fall only, CHEM211 Spring only

 

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
16

Free Elective

*See Technological Competency 

Course #
Title
Credits
Free Elective (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
3

Technological Competency

(Is fulfilled with CISM125 or CISM132, which may be taken as a Free Elective, testing or reviewed departmental portfolio.)

Total credits:
60

Recommended sequence of courses:

First Semester

Course #
Title
Credits
Program Elective Course (4 Credits)  +
4
Sub-Total Credits
15

Second Semester

Course #
Title
Credits
Program Elective Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
17

Third Semester

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
14

Fourth Semester

(PHYS126 or PHYS226 suggested for Program Elective Course)

Course #
Title
Credits
Program Elective Course (4 Credits)  +
4
General Education Course (3 credits)  +
3
Free Elective (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
14

Overview

Program

Chemistry

Type

Associate in Science