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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, AS with Designation

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Additional information available on the Chemistry Department website at www.ppcc.edu/degrees-certificates/chemistry.

Recommended basic skills standards are

Chemistry is one of the most diverse sciences. A chemist can study in a wide range of areas such as nuclear chemistry, biochemistry of life, chemistry of inorganic and/or organic compounds, the theory of chemical processes, and chemistry of the environment. There are many career opportunities relating to chemistry such as teaching, industrial processes, medical science, criminology, metallurgy, food processing, pharmacology, geochemistry, and environmental sciences.

Full list of requirements can be found at Associate of Science Degrees, AS .

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours


Five (5) credit hours

Arts and Humanities

Three (3) credit hours.


Three (3) credit hours.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Three (3) credit hours..

Natural and Physical Sciences

Ten (10) credit hours

Additional Required Courses

Twenty-nine (29) credit hours


One (1) credit hour selected from the AS approved course list can be found at Approved Elective Course List for AS Degrees .

Total Credit Hours: 60

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