Chemistry is the study of matter, its composition, structure, properties, and changes. Central to natural and physical science majors, chemistry serves as a foundation subject for many disciplines while providing a pathway into chemical sciences and chemical industry. As a technical field of study that requires strong laboratory skills and experience, job opportunities span a broad range of sectors from education to research to industry to medicine. Upon successful completion of this degree, a student will qualify to be accepted to a University of California Chemistry program. Admission to the UC System will be guaranteed pending GPA requirements and application submission. Students completing this degree are exempt from Mendocino College Institutional Requirements. Students pursuing this degree must follow the UCTP-TMC for STEM GE pattern. Please check with a counselor for more specific transfer information.