Chemistry studies the makeup and properties of substances, investigating substances as they undergo changes due to contact with various elements.


We offer several courses in chemistry, including CHM091 - Preparatory Chemistry. This course reviews the basic concepts of chemistry, including matter, energy and chemical characteristics of atoms. Other courses include:

  • Preparation for Fundamental Chemistry
  • Fundamental Chemistry
  • General Chemistry I
  • Fundamental Organic Chemistry

Program Location

Washington Campus

Program Cost

Associate in Science: $5,774*

* Please note that these are only estimates and do not include books. These estimates may change based on increases to tuition, course fees and book costs. Estimates are based on the 2016-2017 tuition rates for in-county students. Additional fees may apply.


Associate in Science


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