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About the Program

Chemistry is a transfer program housed in the Biological and Health Sciences division. Transfer programs are for students who plan to continue their education at a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree. Some students take chemistry courses to fulfill the physical science requirement for a transfer degree.


Career Opportunities in Chemistry

You can qualify for some career opportunities with just an Associate in Science degree in chemistry; other positions require a bachelor’s degree or graduate study. Chemists are employed in many industries, from pharmaceuticals to agriculture to government agencies.

Potential Jobs with An Associate Degree

  • Lab technician
  • Forensic science technician
  • Sustainability/environmental technician

Potential Jobs with Further Education

  • Chemist
  • Forensic scientist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Teaching (high school through university)


Transfer Degree

  • Chemistry Associate in Science

Learn more about the courses and program options.

Why Choose CLC?

Why Choose CLC?

Chemistry is an exciting an innovative field that is a key component of a variety of careers, including engineering, medicine, biochemistry, biology and earth science. In CLC’s chemistry program you will have active learning opportunities like these:

  • Hands-on exploration through laboratory activities that use job-related instrumentation and techniques and apply chemical principles learned in lectures.
  • Access to success-supporting tutoring through the Learning Assistance Center.
  • Participation in our student Chemistry Club and our science and technology-related speaker series.