Jun 19, 2018  
2018-2019 GCC Catalog 
  
2018-2019 GCC Catalog

CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Chemistry Studies, A.A.


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With this degree, you will be able to transfer to the following majors:

At Central Connecticut State University Chemistry - General Program, B.S.
  Chemistry - American Chemical Society Certified, B.S.
At Southern Connecticut State University Chemistry, B.S.
  Chemistry - American Chemical Society Certified, B.S.
At Western Connecticut State University Chemistry - Non-American Chemical Society Approved, B.A.
  Chemistry - American Chemical Society Approved, B.A.
At Charter Oak State College General Studies - Chemistry Concentration, B.A.

Here is the recommended course of study for the Chemistry Studies Transfer Degree.  If you are studying part-time, simply follow the order of the courses listed here.  Note that not all courses will be available every semester. You will notice that in many instances you will be able to choose the specific course you will take from within a category.

First Semester


Total Semester Credits: 14-15


Second Semester


Total Semester Credits: 14


Third Semester


Begin the transfer application process in your third semester or the semester before you plan to graduate.  FAFSA becomes available October 1.

  • CHE* 211 - Organic Chemistry I 4 credits
  • PHY* 221 - Calculus-Based Physics I 4 credits
  • Choose one course in Social Phenomena 3 credits
  • Choose one Unrestricted Elective 3 credits
  • Unrestricted Electives: You are free to choose any course at or above the 100-level to complee unrestricted electives, although you may need to use these credits to take courses that prepare you for required courses in the degree program. You should also consider using unrestricted electives to meet foreign language requirements at CCSU, ECSU and WCSU or to begin work on completing a minor. Central Connecticut State University will require that you complete a minor by earning at least 18 credits in one area outside your major field; you must complete at least 9 of those minor credits at Central. You can also complete other General Education requirements for CCSU, SCSU, WCSU, and COSC – but not ECSU.  You are encouraged to meet with your advisor to determine which courses to select.

Total Semester Credits: 14


Fourth Semester


During your last semester at GCC, don’t forget to apply for graduation.

  • PHY* 222 - Calculus-Based Physics II 4 credits
  • Choose one course in Critical Analysis/Logical Thinking 3 credits
  • Choose one course in Oral Communications 3 credits
  • Choose one Unrestricted Elective 0 - 3 credits (if you have taken PHY 110 or MAT 186, you will not need this elective)

Total Semester Credits: 14-17


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