Chemistry touches almost every aspect of our existence in some way. Chemical technologies enrich our quality of life in numerous ways by providing new solutions to problems in health, materials and energy usage. Thus, studying chemistry is useful in preparing us for the real world. When you study chemistry at Indian River State College, you will come away with an understanding of the scientific process, concepts and theories of chemisty, techniques and tools of chemistry, and will employ analytic and problem-solving skills.
Once You Complete the Program
This Associate in Arts Degree will give you a firm foundation for university transfer and advanced degrees in chemistry. Chemistry graduates can find employment in agriculture, biotechnology, medicine and the petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries, and can develop a career in bioengineering, clinical laboratory technology, dentistry, education, medicine, physical therapy, optometry, pharmacy, plant pathology or veterinary medicine.
Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for Chemistry
For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.
Complete your first two years of college at IRSC, and you’re guaranteed the right to transfer as a junior to a Bachelor’s Degree program at a Florida public university—or continue in a Bachelor’s Degree program at IRSC.