Associate of Science Chemistry

Associate Degree
LENGTH: 2 year
CAMPUS: Prince George
FEES: Check fee schedule
START DATE: Intersession 2021 - Fall 2021
  • Alternate Delivery
  • Overview
  • Courses
  • Location & Dates
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees


A chemistry education gives you flexibility to move in numerous career directions.

Some possibilities include:

  • Applied research and product development
  • Environmental assessment and protection
  • Chemical engineering
  • Forensic science, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, pharmacology,
  • Oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, pulp and paper,
  • Education

Even though your major may not be chemistry, there are other occupations in which having a strong chemistry background is beneficial: forestry, nursing, dental hygiene, medical lab technician, environmental technician, and more. Is your chemistry a bit rusty?

Chemistry courses at CNC are transferrable to other post-secondary institutions in BC, including SFU, TRU, UBC, UNBC, and UVic (see ).

Associate of Science Chemistry Courses

Chemistry is known as 'the central science' as it is important to the understanding of the natural world; it connects the sciences with its focus on the fundamental properties of matter. Chemistry is a branch of science that studies the composition, structure, properties and reactions of substances (atoms, molecules and compounds). A chemistry education gives the student the flexibility to move in numerous career directions including research and development, chemical engineering, forensic science, and industrial and medical fields.

Locations & Dates

CNC programs have varying lengths and start dates to meet your needs, and are offered across multiple campuses where possible. Don’t see the campus you’re looking for? Check back with us soon as this page is updated throughout the school year.

Spring 2021 Prince George Alternate Delivery 2 years
Intersession 2021 Prince George Alternate Delivery 2 years
Fall 2021 Prince George Alternate Delivery 2 years

Entry Requirements

You’ll need one of the following:

  • Successful completion of Grade 12 (with English 12 or English 12: First Peoples)
  • ABE/CCP Advanced Certificate
  • GED Certificate
  • Completion of Grade 11 with an outstanding academic record in the year of application.

Need help meeting these requirements? Check out our Academic Upgrading options.

Invest in your future

Please check the Fee Schedule for up-to-date information.

These costs are an estimate and do not include books. Costs may change without notice. Student fees vary by campus.

Books for this program can be purchased from the bookstore.

Paying for college

We're here to help. You can apply for scholarships and bursaries through CNC. We can also help you find loans and other funding. Visit Financial aid to find out how.

Salaries and employment

Looking for a job? Check the student employment opportunities.

International Fees

The estimated cost for this program is $25,900.

This cost is an estimate and subject to change. This does not include registration fees, text books, medical insurance or living expenses.