Chemistry Department

Overview of Chemistry Department

The Chemistry Department at Ohlone College offers general and organic chemistry for science majors, pre-professionals, and engineering majors. Other courses satisfy the general ed requirements, prepare students for general chemistry and the nursing program, and give a basic chemical training to help students understand the modern world.

Pre-requisites for General Chemistry

General Chemistry (CHEM-101A) has two pre-requisites:

  1. CHEM-102 Preparation for General Chemistry, and
  2. MATH-152 Algebra II

Both of these pre-requisites can be satisfied by passing the Chemistry Placement Test and the Math Placement Test. Check with the Placement Testing Center for details.

Chemistry Degrees and Certificates

Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree

Two female students working on an experiment in the Chemistry Lab.Students working on an experiment in the Klent Chemistry Lab.

Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree

Certificates of Accomplishment

Additional Information

Review a sample listing of Courses in this area of study. Review academic requirements in the Catalog and in the Curriculum Guides. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and discuss their long-range academic plan.

Apply for a Degree or Certificates

Are you finishing your associate degree or certificate? Please review How to Apply for a Degree or Certificate.

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