The Associate of Science in Chemistry degree program is for learners who wish to pursue baccalaureate studies in the chemical or physical and life sciences or who plan to continue with professional studies, such as pre-pharmacy, pre-medical or pre-dental programmes.

This curriculum is equivalent to the first two years of study offered in the chemistry programs of other colleges and universities. It exposes learners to the foundational principles of chemistry, in areas such as general, organic and analytical chemistry.

An Associate Degree in Chemistry provides foundational exposure for careers in the sciences including the food industry, production, medicine, education oil and gas and many more.

Entry Requirements

College entry requirements, as well as CSEC Grade III, or equivalent, in Chemistry and one other science subject.

Special Considerations: CSEC Agricultural Science (double award), minimum Grade III is acceptable.

Admission Requirements Apply Now

Programme Summary

  • This programme runs for two years and consists of four (4) semesters.
  • Each year consists of two (2) semesters.
  • There is a total of 75 Credits to be scored.
Programme Courses
  • Chemistry I: Cells and organisms (4 Credits)
  • Chemistry II: organismal Chemistry (4 Credits)
  • Chemistry I: Animal Structure and Function (3 Credits)
  • Chemistry II: Biotechnology and Genetics (4 Credits)
  • Microbiology (3 Credits)
  • Microbiology (Practicum) (3 Credits)
  • Organic Chemistry I (3 Credits)
  • Organic Chemistry II (3 Credits)
  • Critical Reading and Writing (GE) (4 Credits)
  • Mathematics of Finance (GE) (4 Credits)
  • Modern Language (GE) (3 Credits)
  • Introduction to Crop Science (PC) (4 Credits)
  • Climate Smart Crop Production I (PC) (3 Credits)
  • Speech, Self and Society (GE) (3 Credits)
  • Computer Applications (GE) (3 Credits)
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship (PC) (3 Credits)
  • Climate Smart Crop Production II (PC) (4 Credits)
  • Workplace Health and Safety (PC) (3 Credits)
  • Climate and Climate Change (PC) (3 Credits)
  • Enterprise Development Practicum I (2 Credits)
  • Understanding Sustainability (GE) (3 Credits)
  • A Survey of Saint Lucian History and Heritage (GE) (3 Credits)
  • Agribusiness Planning (PC) (3 Credits)
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Resilience (PC) (3 Credits)
  • Agricultural Marketing (PC) (3 Credits)
  • Elective (3 Credits)
  • Ethics and Professional Development (GE) (3 Credits)
  • Agricultural Engineering (PC) (3 Credits)
  • Agribusiness Management (PC) (3 Credits)
  • Post-harvest Management (PC) (3 Credits)
  • Elective (3 Credits)
  • Enterprise Development Practicum II (2 Credits)


Share them down below!