Dec 08, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry Emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway), A.S.

The Chemistry emphasis provides the student with the basic skills in preparation for advanced chemical principles. This curriculum includes transfer credits that satisfy the requirements of the first two years in chemistry. Generally, this program provides the student with an understanding of the material world, with knowledge of the ever-changing processes of life, with the skills of inquiry necessary for work in chemistry, and with an understanding of the ethical responsibilities of being a scientist. Students enrolling in the Chemistry emphasis should plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree with a major in chemistry that prepares them for opportunities in such diverse areas as secondary teaching, laboratory science, industrial research, the allied health fields and chemical engineering.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

Major/Concentration Codes: UTPS-UCH

Use DegreeWorks to view a sample degree plan.

To view a sample degree map by semester for this area of emphasis, go to Degree Map.

Additional Degree Requirement:

Total: 65 Semester Hours

*For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements .

**Students who plan to transfer to UT Knoxville are strongly encouraged to take non-U.S. history courses to fulfill the general education history requirement.

Note: During the sophomore year, students planning to teach should meet the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) or ACT testing requirements for their transfer institution.

Additional information regarding foreign language:

At some universities, foreign language may be required in certain programs that lead to the Bachelor of Science degree. Complete information regarding foreign language requirements at each university may be found on the transfer and articulation websites of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee Systems. Community college students are encouraged to be familiar with foreign language requirements at the universities and, if applicable, complete the requirements before transferring.