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Liberal Arts and Sciences Associate of Science Degree

Emphasis in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering

The following is a recommended program leading to an Associate of Science Degree that would be appropriate for those desiring to major in chemistry or chemical engineering. Alternate program guides are available if you do not have the necessary math preparation, or if you wish to pursue the program in three years. Students selecting this program should work closely with academic advisors at West Shore and at the senior institution to which they plan to transfer to select appropriate science electives.

 

Freshman Fall Semester

 

Credit/Contact

CHM 122

General Chemistry

4/6

ENG 111

English Composition I

3/3

MTH 222

Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

5/5

PSY 161 or

SOC 171

General Psychology or

Introduction to Sociology

3/3

 

Humanities Elective

3/3

 

 

18/20

 

 

 

Freshman Winter Semester

 

Credit/Contact

CIS 200

C++ Programming*

3/4

ENG 112

English Composition II

3/3

MTH 223

Analytic Geometry & Calculus II

5/5

CHM 123

General Chemistry II

4/6

 

Social Science Elective

3/3

 

 

18/21

 

 

 

Sophomore Fall Semester

 

Credit/Contact

SPE 101

Principles of Speaking

3/3

MTH 224

Analytic Geometry & Calculus III

3/3

CHM 222

Organic Chemistry I

4/6

PHY 236 or

PHY 232

Engineering Physics I or

General Physics I

5/6

4/5

 

Humanities Elective

3/3

 

 

17-18/20-21

 

 

 

Sophomore Winter Semester

 

Credit/Contact

MTH 231

Differential Equations*

3/3

BIO

Biology Elective

4/5

CHM 223

Organic Chemistry II

4/6

PHY 233 or

PHY 237

General Physics II or

Engineering Physics II

4/5

5/6

 

 

18-19/22-23

 

 

 

Summer Semester

 

Credit/Contact

 

Humanities Elective

3/3

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

76-77

 

Total Contact

81-82


*These courses are needed only for Chemical Engineering majors.

This is a guideline only. Students should consult with an advisor regarding requirements at their transfer institution.