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Associate in General Studies (AGS)

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When you think of chemistry, you might think of atoms and bonds, bubbling beakers and smoking test tubes. In reality, chemistry students use mathematics, theory, and experimentation to study the matter that makes up physical substances. People working in the field of chemistry make valuable contributions in a range of fields, including medicine, biology, psychology, and geology. Follow the chemistry pathway and you’ll explore many different topics, from the chemical basis for life to the environmental problems caused by chemicals. The chemistry pathway leads to an associate degree which will allow you to transfer as a junior to a four-year college to complete your bachelor’s degree. You might become a pharmacist, scientist, forensics specialist, food scientist, dentist, materials engineer or hazardous materials specialist.

Details: Associate in General Studies (AGS)

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Program General Requirements

20 CH
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40 CH
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Natural Sciences

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