Chemistry

Program Goals Statement

This program is designed for students who plan to transfer to 4-year institutions and major in Chemistry or a related field. Students graduating from Bristol Community College with an Associates in Science with Chemistry concentration will be qualified for entry-level employment in a chemistry-related career.

Program Information

  • This program is designed to prepare students for transfer to 4-year institutions to major in Chemistry or a chemistry-related field and will give them the necessary skill sets for employment as an Associate Scientist I or Chemistry Laboratory Technician.
  • Students take transferable General Studies courses (up to 24 credits), as well as Laboratory-Intensive Science Elective courses in their area of interest.
  • After completion of the degree program, students will have a strong foundation in Chemistry that prepares them to be successful in their next program of study or career.

After Bristol

  • With an Associates in Science - Life Science/Chemistry degree, students will be able to transfer to 4-year institutions with a solid background in Chemistry, which allows them to take upper level chemistry classes at their next institution. They will also have completed at least 24 credits of General Studies requirements that should transfer to their new school.
  • Graduates will have the necessary skill sets to seek employment as an Associate Scientist I or Chemistry Laboratory Technician.
  • Bristol participates in the Statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer.

MassTransfer A2B Pathway

The Life Sciences - Chemistry program is a MassTransfer A2B Mapped Program with some Massachusetts State Universities. When choosing electives, complete an A2B Program Search to determine available transfer institutions and to ensure all credits will be transferred and applied to your degree.

Degree Requirements

General Courses

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
15-16

Program Courses

Course #
Title
Credits
Two-course Math Sequence  +
7 - 8
Sub-Total Credits
37-38
Total credits:
59-62

Course Sequencing

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
14-15
Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
18
Item #
Title
Credits
Program Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
17
Item #
Title
Credits
Program Elective  +
3
Program Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
13

Overview

Program

Degree

Associate in Science

Campus

Degree Offered

Associate in Science in Life Sciences (Chemistry)

Program Contact

Michael Sipala
Department Chair
Michael.Sipala@BristolCC.edu

Sarmad Saman
Dean of STEM
Sarmad.Saman@BristolCC.edu