Chemistry Option – A.S. Degree

Turn your passion for discovery into a career!

Discover a clear understanding of the principles of chemistry and its methodologies while developing the critical and organizational skills to effectively conduct and analyze research.

Program Information

Students who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution, majoring in chemistry or chemical engineering, should pursue the A.S. Science/Mathematics Chemistry Option. As part of this option, students can expect to make laboratory measurements, as well as do inorganic synthesis, organic synthesis, titration, pH, refractive index, gas chromatography, ultraviolet/visible spectroscopy, and infrared spectroscopy. Depending on your specific course of study, you may also learn polarimetry and gel electrophoresis.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Conduct experiments using good safety practice, ethical methods, and modern lab equipment to collect observations and measurements of the natural world.
  • Apply scientific theories and laws in chemistry that are consistent with observations of the natural world.
  • Interpret and communicate scientific information in various forms including writing, graphs, tables, diagrams, and equations.
  • Design all or part of an experiment.

Thank you for choosing Sussex County Community College as the place to begin your education. We pride ourselves on giving you the individualized attention you need to be successful.

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