Overview

The Chemistry degree is designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a degree in chemistry, biochemistry or chemical engineering. It provides a basic foundation in chemistry, along with appropriate coursework in the related disciplines of mathematics, biology and physics.

Why Great Bay?

  • Articulation agreements to a variety of New England colleges and universities
  • Small class size and individual attention from instructors and advisors
  • Credentialed faculty with extensive experience

Related Degrees

First Year – Fall Semester

Course IDCourseTheoryLabCredits
ENGL110GCollege Composition I404
CHEM115GGeneral Chemistry I334
MATH150/
152G
College Algebra/
Plus
404-5
 Social Science Elective303
Total Credits15-16

First Year – Spring Semester

Course IDCourseTheoryLabCredits
CHEM116GGeneral Chemistry II334
MATH210GPre-Calculus404
BIOL108GGeneral Biology I334
 Social Science Elective303
 Foreign Language / Humanities/
Fine Arts Elective
303
Total Credits18

Second Year – Fall Semester

Course IDCourseTheoryLabCredits
CHEM200GOrganic Chemistry334
MATH230GCalculus I334
ENGL214GIntroduction to Creative Nonfiction303
 Foreign Language/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective303
Total Credits14

Second Year – Spring Semester

Course IDCourseTheoryLabCredits
CHEM205GBiochemistry334
PHYS290GUniversity Physics I334
 Social Science Elective303
 Foreign Language/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective303
Students intending to transfer should take care to select courses that will transfer appropriately to their intended institution.
Total Credits14

Total Overall Credits : 61-62

Program Specific Requirements

Students enrolling in Liberal Arts/Chemistry must, in addition to meeting the specific pre-requisite requirements for each course, meet the following general, technical standards:

  • Students must be able to comprehend the English language, both oral and written, and must have sufficient manual dexterity to produce legible written documents in a timely manner.
  • Students must be able to sit or stand at a desk/ laboratory bench, and must possess the necessary focus to stay on task for extended periods of time.
  • Students must be able to comprehend and follow instructions in the classroom and laboratory in a timely manner.
  • Students must possess the necessary manual dexterity to carry out assigned laboratory tasks.
  • Students must be able to perform required classroom and laboratory operations, including mathematical operations, without reference to notes, as directed.

Program Outcomes

Students graduating with the degree in Liberal Arts/Chemistry will be able to:

  • Understand and be able to apply principles of chemistry across the sub-disciplines. 
  • Understand principles of mathematics, biology and physics at a level appropriate to preparation for an undergraduate major in chemistry, biochemistry or chemical engineering. 
  • Understand and be able to apply the scientific method.
  • Understand and be able to execute a wide variety of laboratory techniques in chemistry and related fields.
  • Generate and maintain accurate lab documentation including a laboratory notebook.
  • Analyze and draw conclusions from generated scientific data, and present findings in a formal laboratory report.
  • Qualify for transfer to a four-year college or university.

65-66 Credits Required

Questions?

Contact an Admissions Representative at (603) 427-7600 ex 7500 or gbadmissions@ccsnh.edu