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Pathways Overview

Program Pathways are a series of courses and experiences carefully selected to help you earn your credential and prepare for your career or university transfer. Program Pathway Maps guide you through quarter-by-quarter coursework, indicate when you’ll need to complete important steps, and describe popular careers in this pathway. Some course sequences or recommended courses can be customized or adjusted by speaking with an advisor.


Program lengths are estimates, not guarantees. For the most current program information, please check with the program contact.

Chemistry Classes

CHEM& 110 If you need a lab science class to fulfill your Associate of Arts (AA) requirement, this is the class for you! This is a fun introduction to chemistry for non-majors. This class includes laboratory. This chemistry class is for students who are not majoring in health or science related fields.

CHEM& 121 If you are an allied health major (such as nursing, dental hygiene, etc.) or some other majors specifically requiring 121, you will want to take this chemistry class. This class includes laboratory. The prerequisite for chemistry 121 is MATH 098 or passing the math placement exam above MATH 098. English 101 is also highly recommended. This is also the prerequisite class for chemistry 131.

CHEM& 139 If you are a science or engineering major this is the prep class you will need to take prior to the general chemistry (161, 162, 163) series. There is no laboratory component to this class. The prerequisite is MATH 098 or passing the math placement test above MATH 098. English 101 is also highly recommended.