Matthew  Waldon

Matthew Waldon

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Oakland Community College

Program Guide: Chemistry

First Year

First Semester
ENG 1510 3
MAT 1730 4
Humanities elective 3
CHE 1510 4
14
Second Semester
World Perspectives elective 3
ENG 1520 3
Humanities elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
CHE 1520 4
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Social Science elective 3
CHE 2610 4
Humanities elective 3
PHY 1610 4
14
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
CHE 2620 4
CHE 2650 3
PHY 1620 4
Social Science elective 3
17
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A., B.S.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • This guide assumes a prior math background.
  • Accreditation: Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society.
  • Students interested in the following emphasis areas should take MAT 1740 - Professional, Biochemical, Chemical
  • Students interested in Professional Chemistry should take PHY 2400 + 2500 instead of 1610 + 1620
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 1540, ANT 2750, ARA 2620, BUS 2150, CHI 2620, ENG 2530, ENG 2540, FRE 2620, GEO 1520, GER 2620, GLS 2900 - 2920, HIS 1520, HUM 1710, JPN 2620, MUS 1585, POL 2610, RUS 2620, SPAN 2620
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 1610, HIS 2510, HIS 2520, HIS 2610, SOC 2520, SOC 2530, SOC 2560
  • All three courses of CHE 2610, 2620, and 2650 must be taken at OCC in order to receive credit for CHM 241 + 242 at Grand Valley.
  • Students interested in teacher certification should take PSY 2510 as a social science elective.

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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