Chemistry is Fascinating!

If you’re interested in becoming a chemistry technician or working in a laboratory setting you’ve come to the right place!

ELAC CAN OFFER YOU.....

1. A Certificate of Achievement

You can earn a certificate of achievement with the title of Chemistry Technician by completing the course list below! Start today!

*This course has a prerequisite.
SUBJECT & NO. COURSE UNITS
Chem 100 Certified Quality Improvement Associate & the Industry 3
Chem 101* General Chemistry I 5
Chem 102* General Chemistry II 5
Chem 201* Quantitative and Instrumental Analysis 5
Chem 211* Organic Chemistry for Science Majors I 5
Chem 212* Organic Chemistry for Science Majors II 5
  Total 28

2. Chemistry Technician, Associate in Science Degree

You can also earn an Associate Degree as a Chemistry Technician here at ELAC! See the course list below to satisfy the degree requirements.

The Chemistry Technician program prepares individuals to become chemistry technicians. The program is highly hands-on, promotes teamwork, and trains students with analytical, practical, and communication skills that parallel the industry environment, enabling them to think critically and solve on-the-job problems. Employment opportunities include positions with job titles such as chemical analyst, chemical technician, formulation technician, laboratory analyst, laboratory technician, laboratory tester, organic preparation analyst, quality control technician, research technician, and water quality technician.

Note: 3 units from CHEM 101 will be double in LACCD GE AREA (A).
*This course has a prerequisite.
SUBJECT & NO. COURSE UNITS
  Required Core 28
Chem 100 Certified Quality Improvement Associate & the Industry 3
Chem 101* General Chemistry I 5
Chem 102* General Chemistry II 5
Chem 201* Quantitative and Instrumental Analysis 5
Chem 211* Organic Chemistry for Science Majors I 5
Chem 212* Organic Chemistry for Science Majors II 5
Free Electives Complete 14 units from any CSU or UC transferable courses 14
  LACCD General Education Plan 21
  Total 60

START YOUR CHEMISTRY CAREER TODAY!