CURRICULUM GUIDE

Chemical Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0163  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

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 Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

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

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 42 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 211    Chemical Process Technology I                                    4
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
PHYS 221    Introductory Physics I                                           4
SOCL 120    Introduction to Sociology                                        4
SPCH 120    Dynamics of Communication                                        3
STAT 170    Introduction to Statistics                                       3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 22-27 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             0 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill
these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are
available for each core area.)
            Communication Core Area (See Note 1)                             0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 1)         0
            Mathematics Core Area (See Note 2)                               0
            Science Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0
            Writing Core Area (See Note 3)                                   0

CHOICE 2:   Mathematics (Choose one subchoice)                     5-7 Credits
Subchoice 2A:
MATH 121    College Algebra I                                                4
MATH 122    College Algebra II and Trig                                      3

Subchoice 2B:
MATH 126    College Algebra and Trig                                         5

CHOICE 3:   Writing (See Note 4)                                   3-4 Credits
WRIT 121    Composition I                                                    4
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

CHOICE 4:   Electives                                            14-16 Credits
BIOL 127    Cell Biology                                                     4
BIOL 203    Microbiology                                                     3
BIOL 204    Microbiology Laboratory                                          1
ENVR 121    Environmental Rules and Regs                                     3
ENVR 122    Enviro Sampl & Instrumentation                                   4
ENVR 131    Industrial Process Safety                                        3
FIRE 220    Hazardous Materials/Fire Ser                                     4
PHYS 222    Introductory Physics II                                          4
SCIN 287    Science Technology Internship                                    4
WRIT 122    Composition II                                                   4

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   64

1.  Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
    this Core area.
2.  Students completing CHOICE 2 have fulfilled the requirements for this Core
3.  Students completing CHOICE 3 have fulfilled the requirements for this Core
4.  WRIT 121 is recommended for students planning to transfer.

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 211
     CHEM 161        CHEM 162           CHEM 262            CHEM 252
     SPCH 120        CPSC 120           PHYS 221            CHEM 272
     Lim. Ch. 2      STAT 170           SOCL 120            Lim. Ch. 4
     Lim. Ch. 3      Lim. Ch. 4         Lim. Ch. 4          Lim. Ch. 4