Step up with the Associates of Science Chemistry Emphasis
Spend two years in the mountains building your foundation for mastering chemistry
Chemistry is the central science. It connects on one side with physics and mathematics, on another with earth and environmental sciences, and on yet another with biology and medicine.
Low cost tuition and mountain living
For students interested in a Colorado chemistry degree, CMC’s low tuition rates save you money on your first two years of school. And the Associates of Science Chemistry Emphasis program is available at 10 of our eleven locations. Live, work and play in the mountains while you pursue your chemistry degree.
Transfer Your AS degree to another Colorado school
The Associate of Science at Colorado Mountain College is an exciting way to start your four-year bachelor of science degree. It is part of the Colorado Statewide Guaranteed Transfer program. This program applies to all Colorado public institutions of higher education and guarantees transfer of your credits to a four-year college or university where you can pursue specialized study during your junior and senior years.
Program at a Glance
Degree: Chemistry (AAS)
See tuition information below
Read about some of our Associate of Science graduates.
What will I learn?
The Colorado Mountain College Associate of Science Chemistry Emphasis program covers your general education requirements with a strong emphasis on math and science aligned for transfer into a chemistry program at a 4-year institution.
What classes will I take?
Associate of Science: Chemistry (online catalog)
Where can I go from here?
Chemists and biochemists are always in demand. Here are just a few examples:
- Chemist in a crime lab
- Environmental chemist
- High school chemistry teacher
Chemistry is also an excellent major for students planning careers in health professions such as:
- Veterinary medicine
Many students have found a chemistry degree and background gives them a distinct advantage in medical or dental school.
Dentistry, medicine and optometry all require chemistry for admission. Almost every medical school requires one year of general chemistry and one year of organic chemistry.
How much is tuition?
Don’t go deep into debt. Find your affordable education here! Colorado Mountain College tuition is one of the lowest in Colorado, and is lower than in-state tuition in many other states. See more tuition information and net price calculators.
Tuition Rates for this program
per Credit Hour
|See Residency Requirements, District Map
*Based on an estimated 15 credits per semester.
**Colorado residents who own a second home in the six-county CMC District may qualify. See In-district.
***Non-residents who own a second home in the six-county CMC District may qualify for a limited, special rate. See Second Home Owner Rate.
Special Tuition Rates at CMC
You may qualify for a significant tuition discount at Colorado Mountain College.
per Credit Hour
|Vets & Military Families||$103||$1,545|
|CMC Service Area||$103||$1,545|
|Western States (WUE)||$150.75||$1,586.25|
|*Based on an estimated 15 credits per semester
See Residency Requirements
See Second Home Owner Tuition Rate
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