Chemistry | AS - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Chemistry | AS

Chemistry | AS

Associate of Science
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Entrance Requirements Transfer Options

The Associate of Science Chemistry Transfer Major prepares graduates to transfer to a 4-year program in chemistry, other science or preprofessional health-related programs.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Students upon graduation with an AS degree in Chemistry from WITCC will have demonstrated that they:

  • Know and are able to apply current scientific principles and theories.
  • Follow and modify (as necessary) protocols to carry out chemical experiments, record, and analyze the results.
  • Use modern instrumentation and classical techniques to perform experiments and properly record the results of their experiments.
  • Solve chemical problems applying critical thinking and analytical reasoning.
  • Practice proper procedures and safe handling of chemicals.
  • Are able to discuss ethical, historical, and environmental issues that affect work in the field of chemistry.

Meet Your Advisor

Pamela Ives
Pamela Ives
Admissions Representative
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Transfer to a Four-Year School

If a bachelor's degree is your educational goal, getting a head start on your major has never been easier. You can apply the credits from this associate degree toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year college and university. To make the most of your time and money, tell your advisor about your transfer plans early in the admissions process.

Four-Year College Agreements

Required Classes for Chemistry | AS

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
ENG 105 Composition I 3
MAT 211 Calculus I 5
CHM 166 General Chemistry I 5
PSY 111 Intro to Psychology 3
CHM 176 General Chemistry II 5
MAT 217 Calculus II 5
ENG 106 Composition II 3
SPC 112 Public Speaking 3
CHM 261 Organic Chemistry I 4
PHY 212 Classical Physics I 4
SOC 108 Fundamentals of Diversity 3
ART 101 Art Appreciation 3
CHM 271 Organic Chemistry II 4
PHY 222 Classical Physics II 5
PHI 105 Introduction to Ethics 3
ELE XXX Electives 4

Entrance Requirements

  • Verification of high school, GED or HSED official transcript.
  • Submitted documentation of composite ACT score of at least 22 or ALEKS PPL score of greater than or equal to 55.

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Dr. Renee Romig Ph.D.
Dr. Renee Romig Ph.D.
Biology Instructor
Sioux City Campus, Room L322
Sima Dabir M.S.
Sima Dabir M.S.
Associate Dean of Arts & Science
Sioux City Campus, Room L317

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $12,608.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $12,672.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.