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Need skills? Our technical degrees (A.A.S.) and certificates launch you into a career. Some certificates can be completed in just one semester!

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You can earn an Associate of Science (A.S.) degree at FRCC and transfer to Colorado public four-year schools.

Multiple Career Paths

A degree in Chemistry opens the door to careers as a:

  • Medical professional, such as doctor, dentist, pharmacist or chiropractor
  • Environmental, chemical, or quality control laboratory technician
  • Researcher in fields such as chemical, environmental or medical
  • Secondary science teacher
  • Technical writer
  • Advocate for science policy or social impact 

See Chemistry Degree and Course Information

For students who want to complete a degree in chemistry and are academically prepared to take college chemistry (CHE 111) and calculus (MAT 201), the A.S. in Chemistry is the most direct path to a Bachelor’s degree in this field.

It is important for students who are not college chemistry and calculus ready to work with their Pathways Advisor to develop the best academic plan based on where they are starting, and where they are hoping to transfer.

Transfer Degree

With an A.S. degree in Chemistry you can transfer to the following Colorado public four-year schools:

  • Adams State University
  • Colorado Mesa University
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo
  • Fort Lewis College
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
  • University of Colorado-Denver
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • Western State Colorado University
Be sure to talk with an advisor when selecting your courses to ensure you will complete your degree on time with the classes you need.

Paid Internship Opportunity

Geo-Launchpad is a paid summer internship open to all Colorado community college students to develop research skills for a career in science, engineering, or technology. This eleven week program takes place at UNAVCO located in Boulder, CO from mid-May to early-August. Learn more.

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