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.

To register or if you have questions:

Susan Grau
Admissions Representative/Career Navigator
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $12,288.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $12,352.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/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.

Transfer to a Four-Year School

You can start your major right here at WITCC with our new transfer majors. Transfer majors are designed to transfer seamlessly to four-year schools, saving you thousands of dollars on tuition. Here is a list of our partner schools that accept WITCC transfer majors:

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 5
SOC 212 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.
Biology Instructor
Sioux City Campus, Room L322
Sima Dabir M.S.
Associate Dean of Arts & Science
Sioux City Campus, Room L317