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
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.
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.