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Chemical Sciences

 

Introduction

Monroe County Community College (MCCC) will provide you with a strong chemistry
background to prepare you for careers or professional study. As you explore career
options, consider these key features that distinguish MCCC's chemistry programs:

  • A broad-based division with faculty well-versed in a variety of disciplines.
  • State-of-the-art facilities, including a 35-station divisional computer laboratory.
  • Computers used by students in laboratory work.
  • Other state-of-the-art instrumentation, such as FTIR, GC, polarimeter, visible spectroscopy, etc
  • Up-to-date microscale organic labware.

Chemistry at MCCC

The chemistry courses at Monroe County Community College are designed to meet your needs with two course sequences:

  • A two-semester Chemistry Fundamentals Sequence for career students, and
  • A four-semester Transfer Chemistry Sequence for students in pre-professional programs and the liberal arts, including the sciences.
  • Chemistry Course Descriptions (content, credit hours, semesters, etc.)

 

Chemistry Fundamentals Sequence
The Chemistry Fundamentals Sequence is designed for students in these career areas:
  • Allied health including nursing and respiratory therapy.
  • Technical, vocational, and industrial programs.
  • Elementary education.

There are two courses in this sequence:

  • Chem 150, Fundamental Principles of Chemistry, is an introduction to basic chemistry concepts. Normally offered Fall, Winter, and Summer Semester. 4 credit hours (3 hours of lecture and 3 hours of lab per week).
  • Chem 160, Fundamentals of Health Science Chemistry, is a study of organic and biochemistry. Normally offered Winter Semester. . 4 credit hours (3 hours of lecture and 3 hours of lab per week).
Transfer Chemistry Sequence
The Transfer Chemistry Sequence is designed for students in the liberal arts and pre-professional programs.
  • The liberal arts include the natural sciences, humanities, fine arts, and social sciences.
  • Pre-professional programs include engineering, chiropractic, optometry, pharmacy, dentistry, medicine, and veterinary medicine.

There are four courses in this sequence:

  • Chem 151, General College Chemistry I. Normally offered Fall Semester. 4 credit hours (3 hours of lecture and 3 hours of lab per week).
  • Chem 152, General College Chemistry II. Normally offered Winter Semester. 4 credit hours (3 hours of lecture and 3 hours of lab per week).
  • Chem 251, Organic Chemistry I. Normally offered Fall Semester. 4 credit hours (3 hours of lecture and 3 hours of lab per week).
  • Chem 252, Organic Chemistry II. Normally offered Winter Semester. 4 credit hours (3 hours of lecture and 3 hours of lab per week).

 

Career Options in Chemistry


Transfer students who complete our chemistry courses will find a variety of colleges and universities that offer degree programs in many chemical career areas.
It is suggested that students visit the MCCC career center for job opportunities information and then they should contact the four-year school that offer these programs..

  • Biochemist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Chiropractor
  • Dentist
  • Dietician
  • Mortuary Science
  • Nurse
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician
  • Teacher
  • Veterinarian
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