Chemistry | AS
Associate of Science
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Entrance Requirements

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.

Meet Your Advisor

Pamela Ives
Admissions Representative
Call  712.317.3402
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
Book Appointment

Required Classes for Chemistry | AS

For a list of current required classes, visit:

Entrance Requirements

  • Verification of high school, GED or HSED official transcript.
  • Submitted documentation of composite ACT score of at least 22 or ALEKS PPL score of greater than or equal to 55.

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Sima Dabir
Associate Dean of Instruction
Call  712.317.3342
Sioux City Campus, Room L317

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $12,928.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $13,312.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester **
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,400.00/semester

* 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.