Chemistry is involved in all human activities, from growing and cooking food to launching a space shuttle. Understanding basic chemistry is critical for medical fields, most science-related professions, and diverse careers from industry to government and academia.

Chemistry courses are listed under the four-letter rubric (course prefix) CHEM.


North Lake College science students benefit from fully equipped laboratories and free science tutoring. Many students take chemistry courses at NLC before transferring to a four-year university to complete a degree in the sciences.