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Chemistry

If working hands-on with the latest scientific projects, chemicals, and problems excites you, chemistry may be your niche. With new state-of-the-art chemistry facilities and experienced professors, you are guaranteed to leave our chemistry program with in-depth knowledge and skills to carry you farther in your exploration of the sciences.

Students in Chemistry lab

What to Know at a Glance

Duration

2-year associate degree

Delivery

A blend of face-to-face and online; Face-to-face

Scheduling Options

Full-time; Part-time;
Day classes; Night classes

Where it is offered

Main Campus

About Chemistry, Associate Degree

Chemistry makes up everything around us. Our chemistry program is unique in that it offers you the ability to practice hands-on skills with the latest technology, tools, and facilities to develop a high-quality understanding of chemical principles to launch your scientific career. The scientific foundation you build here can carry you anywhere.

General Chemistry I
Fundamental principles of theoretical and applied chemistry, stoichiometry, atomic structure, periodic arrangement of elements, ionic and covalent bonding, gases, liquids, and solids.

Organic Chemistry I
The theory and practice of fundamental quantitative and analytical procedures. Special emphasis on the development of laboratory techniques.

College Physics I
Fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of classical mechanics and thermodynamics, including harmonic motion, mechanical waves and sound, physical systems, Newton’s Laws of Motion, and gravitation and other fundamental forces; with emphasis on problem solving.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Empirical & Quantitative Reasoning
  • Technical Proficiency
  • Numeracy
  • Organization Self-Discipline
  • Time Management
  • Leadership
  • Independent Learning Skills

Possible Careers and Salaries

Chemist

$75,343

Chemical Engineer

$95,977

Pharmacist

$139,624

Forensic Science Technician

$50,045

Biochemist

$71,492

Tuition Costs

Approximate total program cost for in-district (Bowie County residents) for the Chemistry Program is $6,110.

student spotlight

“More than anything else, the teachers at TC have invested in me and changed the direction of my life,”

– Tara Hindi, Student

Tara Hindi, STEM Club President

Program Contacts

Dr. Catherine Howard

Dean of STEM and Chemistry Program Coordinator

Contact Texarkana College to Get Started

For immediate assistance:

Dr. Catherine Howard

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