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2023-24 Academic Catalog 
2023-24 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry Transfer - CHEM.AS

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Chemistry is the science of matter at the atomic and molecular scale, dealing primarily with collection of atoms, such as molecules, crystals and metals. Chemistry deals with the composition and statistical properties of such structures, as well as their transformation and interaction to become materials encountered in everyday life.

Chemistry is used in a variety of professions and industries, such as, chemical engineering, plastics, pharmaceutical research and development, pharmacist, environmental science (such as, water treatment, air quality control), and forensics, among others.

Students interested in pursuing higher education in the field of chemistry should follow the prescribed curriculum shown below. This curriculum meets the requirements for the MassTransfer A2B Pathway in Chemistry.

Upon the successful completion of requirements for this program, the degree of Associate in Science in Engineering and Science Transfer will be awarded.

Program Goals

Graduates of this program:

  1. Are qualified to transfer to a 4-year engineering or science-based curriculum.
  2. Are prepared to complete their Baccalaureate Degree in two additional years.
  3. Have developed critical thinking skills.
  4. Have developed mathematical methods of problem-solving.
  5. Can communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  6. Can conduct research from a variety of sources.
  7. Are computer literate.

(CHEM.AS) Curriculum

Total: 14 credits

Total: 17 credits

Total: 15 credits

Total: 14 credits

Total (CHEM.AS) Curriculum Program Credits: 60


  1. Most four-year institutions require two years of a foreign language. Check the curriculum of the school you plan to attend for specific details regarding these electives.
  2. Check the curriculum of the school you plan to attend to determine what this elective should be.
  3. Students intending to transfer to UMass should take   and  .
  4. Students who are interested in Secondary Education should take EDU-101 instead of CMP-106

Program Personnel

Name Title Office Phone Email
Matt Pszeniczny Laboratory Technician II 17/525 413-755-4608 pszeniczny@stcc.edu
Zahi Haddad Professor/Department Chair 17/309 413-755-4679 zhaddad@stcc.edu
Ingo Schranz Assistant Professor 17/209 413-755-4596 ischranz2201@stcc.edu

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