Associate Professor, Chemistry
850.769.1551 ext 6020
Senior Administrative AssistantKathy Bleday
Take the Next Step Toward the Chemistry University Transfer Track Program
Congratulations, you have chosen a major which will challenge your talents and provide you important insight into the way the physical world works. There are many opportunities in academia, industry and government service to apply your knowledge and have a rewarding and successful career. This is an exciting time to become a chemist! Chemists are needed everywhere. No matter what your interest, there is a chemistry career for you. You can conduct research to develop new drugs and materials or to gain insights into biological and physical systems. You can develop new instruments capable of measuring 10-15 grams of material. You can ensure compliance with environmental regulations or detect evidence at crime scenes. Your analysis can ensure that industrial products are safe and meet their quality control specifications. These are only a few of the exciting careers in chemistry.
And, you’ll be paid well. The Occupational Outlook Handbook reports the mean salary for a chemist is $74,720 per year.
Chemistry Program Course Requirements
ENC1102, English II
MAC2312, Calculus II
CHM1045L, General Chemistry Lab
CHM1046L, Chemistry with Qual. Anal. Lab
NOTE: The PHY2048/2049 sequence is required for the Bachelor in Science degree. It is an option for the Bachelor in Arts degree. The PHY 2053/2054 sequence is not accepted for the Bachelor in Science degree.
Students must also complete one of the following two‑semester sequences in science: +*CHM2210, Organic Chemistry I, 3 crs. CHM2210L, Organic Chemistry I Lab, 2 crs. +*CHM2211, Organic Chemistry II, 4 crs. CHM2211L, Organic Chemistry II Lab, 1 cr. Electives1, 6 crs. OR •+*PHY2048, University Physics I, 4 crs. PHY2048L, University Physics I Lab, 1 cr. PHY2049, University Physics II, 4 crs. PHY2049L, University Physics II Lab, 1 cr. Electives2, 6 crs. OR •+*PHY2053, College Physics I, 3 crs. +PHY2053L, College Physics I Lab, 1 cr. PHY2054, College Physics II, 3 crs. PHY2054L, College Physics II Lab, 1 cr. Electives, 8 crs.Elective
What can you do with a Chemistry A.A. Degree?
In this field, people find careers as:
Hazardous waste chemist
High school chemistry teacher
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
Quality Science Labs for Your ResearchUse our science labs to work with fellow students and professors to accomplish exciting research.
Are you ready to Get Started with Chemistry?
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