Lay the foundation for transfer or gain the skills you need to work as a laboratory technician.
What will you learn?
An A.A. degree in chemistry will allow students to transfer to a program offering either a B.A. or B.S. degree in chemistry or related science. The A.A. degree in chemistry also leads to work as a laboratory technician in such areas as biotechnology, environmental studies, and food technology.
Transfer students must determine their electives, particularly the foreign language, based on the requirements of the institute to which the student is transferring.
What will you do?
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60 total credits
36 credits General Education Requirements + 8 credits Program Requirements
Depending on course selection, approximately 20% of this program can be completed online.
General Education Requirements
Only 6 credits or two non-arts and science courses may be taken as general electives
Suggested Electives: PHS 111-112 is recommended for most transfer options to chemistry major at 4-year institutions, as the substitute for PHS 101-102.
This program qualifies for MassTransfer, which guarantees credit transfer to Massachusetts state colleges universities. MassTransfer also will grant students automatic acceptance to certain state colleges and universities by achieving the minimum grade point average and the HCC degree.