The Associate of Science degree in Green Chemistry is designed for students who wish to expand their knowledge of green chemistry beyond the certificate. It is ideal if you are a business major with an interest in chemistry or if you are a pre-pharmacy student who might wish to earn a 2-year degree prior to attending pharmacy school. The program consists of 64-67 credits that includes university skills requirements, general education requirements, an ethnic diversity requirement and the program specific-requirements.
General Chemistry I | CHEM 101
Introduces fundamental principles of chemistry including atomic theory, periodic properties, energy, stoichiometry, nomenclature, bonding, Lewis structures, and aqueous solution chemistry.
Chemistry Seminar: Careers, Safety and Literature | CHEM 155
Introduces the technical disciplines of chemistry, the applied fields, and various career options. Develops chemical safety and information skills. Guest speakers are anticipated.
Introduction to Green Chemistry | CHEM 230
Studies the principles of green chemistry and their application to contemporary problems. The purpose of green chemistry is to protect and benefit the economy, people and the planet by finding creative and innovative ways to reduce waste, conserve energy, and discover replacements for hazardous substances.
Green Chemistry Laboratory | CHEM 231
Illustrates the principles of green chemistry and their application to contemporary problems through laboratory experiments.
Organic Chemistry I CHEM 321
Studies aliphatic and aromatic compounds with emphasis on structure, reaction mechanisms, and synthesis. Introduces spectroscopy.