Chemistry Transfer Pathway Program

Career/Program Overview

The Chemistry Transfer Pathway, AS offers students an opportunity to earn course credits that directly transfer to a designated Chemistry bachelor’s degree program at Minnesota State universities. The entire curriculum has been carefully designed to meet bachelor’s degree program requirements for transfer students planning initial study at a Minnesota State college. Students planning to transfer to non-system universities are advised to consult with their intended transfer institution as early as possible to determine transferability of the courses in this curriculum.


Coursework includes Chemical Principles I and II, Organic Chemistry I and II, Classical Physics I and II, and Calculus I and II.  General education requirements include courses in written and oral communications, history and social/behavioral sciences, and humanities and fine arts.

Program/Degree Options

RCTC’s Chemistry Associate in Science degree is 60 credits in length.

Program Start Date(s)

Students can begin general education requirements any semester.

Career Opportunities/Information

This degree is specifically designed for transfer into a bachelor’s degree.


The Higher Learning Commission accredits Rochester Community and Technical College.

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