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Chemistry (AS)

Program Details

Allen County Community College offers an Associate of Science degree in Chemistry for students who are interested in developing their understanding of chemistry, chemical reactions, and matte, in preparation for careers related to the science and application of chemistry. Students will learn about basic chemistry and measurements, along with the fundamental aspects of chemical and theory of matter. Through the program, students will develop basic knowledge of organic and inorganic chemistry and take part in a general education program in order to prepare for future studies in chemistry and future careers in engineering and science devoted to understanding and utilizing chemistry for the improvement of life and business.

Students will develop an understanding of chemistry through the curriculum which will form the basis for future studies. Those classes include college chemistry, calculus with analytical geometry, English composition, organic chemistry, engineering physics, public speaking, and a variety of other courses in natural, applied, and computer sciences and liberal arts.   

Students completing the program will have demonstrated their capabilities and qualifications for roles in the study of chemistry. These qualifications include the ability to demonstrate understanding of basic chemistry, including measurement systems and states of matter, chemical formulas, reactions and equations, stoichiometry and thermochemistry; to demonstrate understanding of atomic theory and quantum theory while developing their understanding of sub-atomic theory; to demonstrate understanding of compounds associated with carbon, including understanding of the structures and reactions of hydrocarbons and group families; to demonstrate understanding of organic compounds, stereo chemistry, and reaction mechanisms.


High school transcript or proof of GED completion and scores. Official transcripts from previous universities and colleges (if applicable). SAT/ACT scores - COMPASS/ASSET test administered to students not submitting SAT/ACT scores.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission