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  • Objectives
    Associate of Science Degree in Chemistry gets you started in an exciting career as a chemist or gives you the first two years of your university degree. Camosun offers fascinating courses that provide the chemical concepts for understanding life and the environment. You'll study atomic structure, molecules and chemical bonding, chemical reactions, stoichiometry, and organic chemistry. All our courses are taught by dedicated and highly-qualified instructors who provide hands-on instruction. You'll have more seminars and labs than first and second year University offerings with the labs taught by the instructor not a lab assistant or teacher assistant. You'll work with an advisor to complete a Personal Learning Plan to help guide you to success.
  • Academic Title
    Associate Science Degree in Chemistry
  • Course description
    Year 1
    Course     Credits

    CHEM 120     College Chemistry 1     4.0
    CHEM 121     College Chemistry 2     4.0
    ENGL 150     English Composition     3.0
    ENGL 160     Introduction to Literature     3.0
        or
        ENGL 164     First Nations Literature     3.0
    MATH 100     Calculus 1     4.0
    MATH 101     Calculus 2     4.0
    PHYS 104     General College Physics 1     4.0
        or
        PHYS 114     Fundamentals of Physics 1     4.0
    PHYS 105     General College Physics 2     4.0
        or           
        PHYS 115     Fundamentals of Physics 2     4.0
    One of:
    GEOS 100     Physical Geology     4.0
    BIOL 124     Evolution and Diversity     4.0
    BIOL 126     Physiological Basis of Life     4.0
    One of:     
    GEOS 110     Earth-Ocean-Atmosphere System     4.0
    GEOS 240     Sedimentary Geology     4.0
    COMP 156     Computer Concepts     3.0
    MATH 110     Linear Algebra 1     3.0
    MATH 111     Linear Algebra 2     3.0
    MATH 216     Applied Statistics     4.0
    MATH 218     Probability and Statistics 1     4.0
    MATH 220     Multivariate Calculus     4.0
    MATH 225     Elementary Differential Equations     4.0
    MATH 230     Modern Algebra     4.0
    Total Credits     37.0 – 38.0
     
    Year 2
    Course     Credits
    BIOL 202     Microbiology 1     4.0
        or
        PHYS 200     Mechanics 2     4.0
    BIOL 203     Microbiology 2     4.0
        or
        PHYS 214     Science Laboratory Electronics     4.0
    CHEM 220     Inorganic Chemistry     4.0
    CHEM 224     Analytical Chemistry     4.0
    CHEM 230     Organic Chemistry 1     4.0
    CHEM 231     Organic Chemistry 2     4.0
    Two University Transfer Arts (non-English)     6.0
    Two of:
    CHEM 213     Molecular Spectoscopy     4.0
    CHEM 221     Physical Chemistry     4.0
    CHEM 250     Molecular Biotechnology     4.0
    CHEM 251     Immunology     4.0
    CHEM 255     Principles of Biochemistry     4.0
    Total Credits     38.0

    You're required to enroll in a minimum of four courses per semester.

    Notes:

       1. Students transferring to the University of Victoria (UVic) should take BIOL 228, BIOL 230 & BIOL 232 and MATH 116, MATH 216, or MATH 218.
       2. Students transferring to the University of British Columbia (UBC) should take BIOL 202, BIOL 203, BIOL 228 & BIOL 230 and MATH 100 & MATH 101.
       3. Students transferring to Simon Fraser University (SFU) should take BIOL 228 & BIOL 230 & BIOL 232, and MATH 100 & MATH 101.

    All programs contain a blend of Arts and Science courses so as to support the concept of a broad education. All courses need to be transferable to one of the four BC universities. In the course description this is indicated by (T).

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