CURRICULAR GUIDE

Chemical Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0163  (Effective Fall 1999 - Summer 2004)

Graduates with associate degrees in Chemical Technology are much in demand by
the chemical industry.  This program prepares students to work with chemists
and chemical engineers in many settings.  Research, development, and
production of pharmaceuticals, agricultural chemicals, and plastics as well as
related functions such as sales and technical writing are some of the
opportunities that are available to persons with this type of training.  Not
all courses in this program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to
transfer should see an  academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific coursework in mathematics. 
For information on how to fulfill all general education requirements, see page

Contact the Science Department, Arts and Sciences Building, Room 408,
telephone number (517) 483-1092.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 55 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CHEM 151    General Chemistry Lecture I                                      4
CHEM 152    General Chemistry Lecture II                                     3
CHEM 161    General Chemistry Lab I                                          1
CHEM 162    General Chemistry Lab II                                         1
CHEM 251    Organic Chemistry Lecture I                                      4
CHEM 252    Organic Chemistry Lecture II                                     4
CHEM 262    Quantitative Analysis                                            2
CHEM 272    Organic Chemistry Laboratory                                     2
CPSC 120    Introduction to Computers                                        3
FIRE 220    Hazardous Materials in the Fire Service                          4
MATH 126    College Algebra and Trig                                         5
PHYS 201    Introductory Physics I                                           4
SOCL 120    Introduction to Sociology                                        4
SPCH 120    Dynamics of Communication                                        3
STAT 170    Introduction to Statistics                                       3
WRIT 121    Composition I                                                    4
WRIT 122    Composition II                                                   4
LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 10-12 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas (See Note 1)                0 Credits
(See the "GENERAL EDUCATION" section above)
            Writing Core Area                                                0
            Speech Communication Core Area                                   0
            Science/Technology Core Area                                     0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                      0
            Mathematics Competency

CHOICE 2:   Science Electives                                    10-12 Credits
BIOL 127    Cell Biology                                                     4
ENVR 121    Environmental Rules and Regulations                              3
ENVR 122    Environmental Sampling and Instrumentation                       3
ENVR 131    Industrial Process and Pollution Prevention                      3
MICR 203    Microbiology                                                     3
PHYS 202    Introductory Physics II                                          4
PHYS 225    Physics I Laboratory                                             1
PHYS 226    Physics II Laboratory                                            1
SCIN 287    Internship in Science Technology                                 4

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   65

1.  Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
    these Core areas.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

     I               II                 III                 IV
     CHEM 151        CHEM 152           CHEM 251            CHEM 252
     CHEM 161        CHEM 162           CHEM 262            CHEM 272
     MATH 126        CPSC 120           PHYS 201            FIRE 220
     SPCH 120        STAT 170           SOCL 120            Lim. Ch. 2
     WRIT 121        WRIT 122           Lim. Ch. 2          Lim. Ch. 2