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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, AS with Designation


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Additional information available on the Chemistry Department website.

Recommended basic skills courses 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.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Chemistry program, students should be able to:

  • Explain information presented in mathematical forms (e.g., equations, graphs, diagrams, tables, words)
  • Convert information into and between various mathematical forms (e.g., equations, graphs, diagrams, tables, words)
  • Select or develop elements of the methodology or theoretical framework to solve problems
  • Examine evidence to identify patterns, differences, similarities, limitations, and/or implications related to the focus
  • Utilize multiple representations to interpret the data
  • State a conclusion based on findings
  • Work effectively in diverse teams in both classroom and laboratory settings
  • Follow proper procedures for safe handling and use of chemicals

Content criteria, competencies, and student learning outcomes associated with the general education courses required for this degree can be found on the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

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

Written Communication


Six (6) credit hours

Mathematics


Five (5) credit hours

Arts and Humanities


Three (3) credit hours.

History


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

Electives


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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