Chemistry Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

Chemistry Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
+*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area
•+*MAC2311, Calculus I 4
+*MAC2312, Calculus II 4
Natural Sciences Area
Physical Science •+*CHM1045, General Chemistry 3
Biological Science See General Education Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences See General Education Requirement 3
History See General Education Requirement 3
Government See General Education Requirement 3
Additional Common Prerequisites
CHM1045L, General Chemistry Lab 1
+*CHM1046, Chemistry with Qual. Analysis 3
CHM1046L, Chemistry with Qual. Anal. Lab 2

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.


1University Physics is required for advanced degrees in chemistry.

2GCSC strongly recommends that students pursuing a chemistry transfer track complete the chemistry sequence through CHM2211 before transferring.

• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

Natural Sciences

We have over 25 different options for an AA degree to choose from. With a faculty of over 13 full time professors, there will always be someone to help answer any questions you have.

Contact the Natural Science division today to begin your journey into the amazing world of Science.

Natural Sciences Division Website

Division Phone Number: 872-3851
Divisions Email:

Fledia Ellis
Natural Science Chair
Phone: (850)769-1551 ext. 3848

Natural Sciences Faculty

Name Title Phone Email
Nils Akerlind Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2860
Penni Beitzel Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2866
Jessica Edwards Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 6020
Fledia Ellis Professor (850) 872-3848 ext. 3848
Vicky Ellis Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2856
Carrie Fioramonti Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 4010
Linda Fitzhugh Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2863
Lee Gonshor Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 3332
Clifford Harris Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2865
Akiko Nakamura Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5148
Gregory Robinson Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2853
James Sheetz Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2859
Jamieson Webb Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2858

Year One

First Semester

  • General Education: Communications
    ENC 1101 English Composition I
  • General Education: Mathematics
    MAC 2311 Calculus/Anal Geometry I
  • General Education: Physical Science
    CHM 1045 General Chemistry
  • General Education: Physical Science
    CHM 1045L General Chemistry Laboratory
  • General Education: Visual and Performing Arts


  • Total 15

Second Semester

  • General Education: Communication
    ENC 1102 English Composition II

  • MAC 2312 Calculus/Anal Geometry II

  • CHM 1046 Gen Chem & Qual Analysis

  • CHM 1046L Gen Chem & Qual Analysis Lab
  • General Education: Behavioral Science

  • Total 15

Year Two

First Semester

  • CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry I

  • CHM 2210L Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • General Education: Biological Science
  • General Education: Literature
  • General Education: General Education: History


  • Total 17

Second Semester

  • CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II

  • CHM 2211L Organic Chemistry II Lab
  • General Education: Philosophy/Religion
  • General Education: Government


  • Total 13