Bryce Bailey

Bryce Bailey

"The classroom size and the set up are very intimate. You can actually know your professors and talk to them." - Bryce Bailey, accounting major Read More

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Macomb Community College

Program Guide: Chemistry

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 1180 or 1210 3-4
MATH 1760 4
Social Science elective 3
CHEM 1170 4
14-15
Second Semester
ENGL 1190 or 1220 3-4
World Perspectives/Social Science elective 4
MATH 1770 4
CHEM 1180 4
15-16
 

Second Year

First Semester
CHEM 2260 4
PHYS 1180 or 2220 4-5
Humanities elective 3
U.S. Diversity/Social Science elective 3
14-15
Second Semester
Humanities elective 3
CHEM 2270 2
CHEM 2280 4
Humanities elective 3
PHYS 1190 or 2230 4-5
16-17
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A. Students seeking a B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • This guide assumes a prior math background. MATH 1770 is required for the professional chemistry emphasis only.  MATH 1340 is required for the technical and environmental emphasis.
  • PHYS 1180 + 1190 are required for the following emphasis areas: technical, education, biochemistry, and environmental. PHYS 2220 + 2230 is required for the professional emphasis.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 1000, BUSN 2100, ENGL 2800, ENGL 2810, FREN 2370, GEOG 2000, GRMN 2370, HIST 2520, HIST 2650, HUMN 1700, HUMN 1750, INTL 2000, INTL 2300, INTL 2500, ITAL 2370, POLS 1900, POLS 1950, SPAN 2370
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  SOCY 1100, SOCY 2450, SOCY 2550
  • Students seeking teacher certification should not take a course from U.S. Diversity.
  • Students must take CHEM 2260 + 2270 + 2280 in order to receive credit for CHM 241 + 242 at Grand Valley.
  • PSYC 1010 is recommended as a social science elective for students interested in teacher certification.
  • Students interested in teacher certification could take GEOL 1140 or BIOL 1000 in place of MATH 1770.
  • Accreditation: Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Chemists with bachelor's degrees find employment in all areas of manufacturing, agribusiness, energy production, and health care, and in a wide variety of industrial, governmental, and medical laboratories. Areas of employment include product development and testing, quality control, environmental monitoring, and pollution control. Outside of the laboratory, chemists are employed by chemical and pharmaceutical companies in sales, technical service, and various phases of business.

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