Associate of Science Chemistry

Associate Degree
LENGTH: 2 year
CAMPUS: Prince George
FEES: Check fee schedule
START DATE: Intersession 2022 - Spring 2022
DELIVERY:
  • Alternate Delivery
  • Overview
  • Courses
  • Location & Dates
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees

Overview

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.

Upgrading Options

Is your chemistry a bit rusty? Check out out Academic Upgrading options to prepare for this program.

Academic Upgrading

Transfer

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

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.

Required Courses

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH
BIO-107 Cellular & Organismal Biology 3 15 weeks
BIO-120 Genetics, Evolution & Ecology 3 15 weeks
CHEM-203 Organic Chemistry I 3 15 weeks
CHEM-204 Organic Chemistry II 3 15 weeks
CHEM-205 Intro to Analytical Chemistry 3 15 weeks
MATH-101 Differential Calculus 3 15 weeks
MATH-102 Integral Calculus 3 15 weeks
MATH-201 Multivariable Calculus 3 15 weeks
MATH-204 Linear Algebra 3 15 weeks

One of the following
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH
CHEM-111 Fundamentals of Chemistry I 3 15 weeks
CHEM-113 Introduction to Chemistry I 3 15 weeks

One of the following
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH
CHEM-112 Fundamentals of Chemistry II 3 15 weeks
CHEM-114 Introduction to Chemistry II 3 15 weeks

One of the following:

CHEM 202 - Inorganic Chemistry

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH
CHEM-201 Physical Chemistry 3 15 weeks

One of the following
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH
PHYS-101 Introductory Physics I 3 15 weeks
PHYS-105 General Physics I 3 15 weeks

One of the following
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH
PHYS-102 Introductory Physics II 3 15 weeks
PHYS-106 General Physics II 3 15 weeks

English Requirement

3 credits in a 100-level UT English course, and
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS LENGTH
ENGL-103 Composition & Style 3 15 weeks

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.

START DATE CAMPUS DELIVERY LENGTH
Spring 2022 Prince George Alternate Delivery 2 years
Intersession 2022 Prince George Alternate Delivery 2 years
Fall 2022 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.