Uncover wonders of the central science
At CLC, build your confidence in chemistry as you become a critical thinker and science enthusiast. Learn the fundamentals of matter and its transformations. Chemistry majors feel at home in a lab because they are in their element.
Chemistry is involved with, well, everything. This exciting and experiential field is essential to careers in medicine, biochemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering and earth science.
Why study Chemistry with us?
At CLC, chemistry classes are brimming with active learning opportunities. Practice job-related instrumentation and techniques in interactive, supportive classrooms. Guided labs and demonstrations teach you to safely apply the chemical principles you learn during lectures.
State-of-the-art chemistry labs
As a chemistry student at CLC, you take classes in contemporary laboratories at the Southlake and Grayslake campuses. The labs feature open designs and active classroom technologies, including instrument laboratories, preparation rooms and storage rooms.
Financial Aid/Scholarships AvailableBased on need and/or achievement.
Transfer DegreeSave on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
Program Length: 2 YearsFull-time students finish in 2 years.
For students planning to transfer to a 4-year college or university for a bachelor’s degree.
These programs are built around general education classes that lead to an associate degree designed to transfer to a 4-year school. CLC participates in the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) to ensure that approved courses will transfer to other participating colleges and universities. Transfer degrees typically take 2 years* to complete.
*Assumes full-time enrollment.
A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.
ChemistryAssociate in Science
Courses in the program
We offer courses in general, organic and biochemistry, as well as environmental chemistry for non-science majors.
Meet our instructors
Experience the benefit of small class sizes and personalized instruction from your CLC instructors.
Audi, AhmadInstructor, Chemistry 00701 847/543-6537 firstname.lastname@example.org
Kordik, CherylInstructor, Chemistry 00701 847/543-2877 email@example.com
Kurbanov, ElbekInstructor, Chemistry 00701 847/543-2308 firstname.lastname@example.org
Leiter, DerekInstructor, Pharmacy Technician 00701 847/543-6506 email@example.com
Simmons, TaraInstructor, Chemistry 00701 847/543-2309 firstname.lastname@example.org
Wilson, BethInstructor, Chemistry 00701 847/543-2853 email@example.com
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