Chemistry | AS - Western Iowa Tech Western Iowa Tech Community College

Chemistry | AS

The Associate of Science Chemistry Transfer Major prepares graduates to transfer to a 4-year program in chemistry, other science or preprofessional health-related programs.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Students upon graduation with an AS degree in Chemistry from Western Iowa Tech will have demonstrated that they:

  • Know and are able to apply current scientific principles and theories.
  • Follow and modify (as necessary) protocols to carry out chemical experiments, record, and analyze the results.
  • Use modern instrumentation and classical techniques to perform experiments and properly record the results of their experiments.
  • Solve chemical problems applying critical thinking and analytical reasoning.
  • Practice proper procedures and safe handling of chemicals.
  • Are able to discuss ethical, historical, and environmental issues that affect work in the field of chemistry.

Associate of Science


Sioux City Campus


Admissions Advisor

Pamela Ives
Admissions Representative
Call  712.317.3402
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Career Information

People with these jobs develop and process chemicals, conduct laboratory tests, and invent new ways to use materials.


Required Classes

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Entrance Requirements


Estimated Cost of Attending

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* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

** The cost of books varies per program.