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Chemistry

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2018
Year Established
2017
Program Code
CHEMISTRY.AS
Degree Type
Associate in Science
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632, steminfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122
Faculty Contact
Paul Root: 313-845-6312, pdroot@hfcc.edu, Science Bldg, Room: J-016A

Program Description

Description

Prepares students to transfer to a 4-year institution to pursue an American Chemical society approved chemistry major. It was designed in collaboration with several university chemistry departments to ensure maximum transferability into the various programs they offer.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a basic mastery of the general chemistry topics identified in the ACS Guidelines for Chemistry in Two Year College Programs.
  2. Demonstrate a basic mastery of the organic chemistry topics identified in the ACS Guidelines for Chemistry in Two Year College Programs.
  3. Demonstrate a proficiency to safely and correctly use chemical instrumentation and proper laboratory techniques.
  4. Analyze and interpret information from various sources, including experimental data and chemical literature.
  5. Present experimental results using proper written and/or verbal English.
  6. Design and carry out a scientific investigation using appropriate experimental design and methodology.
Career Opportunities

The nature of this program is to serve as a transfer degree into a 4-year or longer degree at another college or university.


General Education

See General Education Requirements for details.

Category 3: Mathematics
Complete any one course from the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) list.
Category 4: Social Sciences
Complete any two, from different disciplines.
Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
Complete any two, from different disciplines.
Credit Hours
16.00

Degree-Specific Requirements

Computer Technology: Complete any one
Credit Hours
3.00

Program Requirements

Elective Hours
7.00
Minimum Total Credit Hours
60.00