On your way to an associate degree in chemistry you’ll be equipped with critical-thinking and problem-solving skills crucial to lifelong achievement. Plus, degrees in chemistry and biochemistry are highly regarded in medical professions; Stark State offers tracks toward chemistry, biochemistry, pre-medicine and pre-pharmacy. With small classes and laboratory sections, you’ll get individual attention from quality faculty using chemistry labs that parallel those of universities. Courses are approved for the Ohio Transfer Module and Transfer Agreement Guidelines.

Work in many areas, including

  • chemistry
  • chemical, petroleum and corrosion engineering
  • pharmaceuticals
  • health sciences
  • environmental sciences
  • petrochemicals
  • polymers
  • paints and coatings
  • materials sciences

Prepare for a career as a

  • lab technician
  • plant technician
  • research technician


Associate Degree Course Sequence

  • Student Success Seminar
  • General Chemistry I (lab)
  • Cultural Diversity
  • College Composition
  • Precalculus
  • General Chemistry II (lab)
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective
  • Arts & Humanities Elective
  • Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
  • Organic Chemistry I (lab)
  • Concentration Core
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective
  • Elective
  • Organic Chemistry II (lab)
  • Concentration Core
  • Elective(s)


  • Associate of science in chemistry
  • American Chemical Society Student Chapter