Chemistry Lab StudentsThe Associate of Science in Chemistry is designed for students wanting to complete the first two years of the bachelor's degree in a community college setting. Our students have the opportunity to work closely with chemistry faculty and have ample access to science labs. Careers in the field of chemistry typically require a bachelor's degree or higher with top-paying jobs requiring a Ph.D. A variety of career opportunities are available in research and development or in laboratories in private industry, government agencies, and in universities.