BCC: Chemistry Transfer Advising Guide

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Mathematics/Science Program, Chemistry Option (A.S.) from Brookdale Community College to Chemistry B.S. at Rider University

Mathematics/Science Program: Chemistry Option 
Chemistry, B.S. (120 Total Credits for degree)
CHEM   101   General Chemistry I 5 CHE      120     Principles of Chemistry (3)
CHE      121     Principles of Chemistry Lab (1)
MATH   153   Pre-Calculus Mathematics 4 MTH     105     Algebra & Trigonometry 4
ENGL    121    English Composition: The Writing Process 3 CMP      120     Expository Writing 3
Humanities Credits   Suggest:
PHIL      227    Intro. to Ethics (HU,E) or Language
3-4 PHL       115    Ethics 3
  15-16   14
CHEM   102   General Chemistry I 5 CHE      122     Introduction to Chemical Systems (3)
CHE      123     Quantitative Methods Lab (1)
ENGL    122   English Composition; Writing & Research 3 CMP      125     Research Writing 3
Social Sciences   Suggest:
SOCI      101   Principles of Sociology (SS)
3 SOC       101     Sociological Imagination 3
MATH   171   Calculus I 4 MTH      210     Calculus I 4
  15   14
CHEM   203   Organic Chemistry I 5 CHE      211      Organic Chemistry I
CHE      211L   Organic Chemistry Lab I 
MATH   172   Calculus II 4 MTH     211      Calculus II 4
PHYS    121    General Physics I 4 PHY      200      General Physics
PHY      200L    General Physics Lab I 
Humanities or Social Sciences 3-4  1  Suggest: Language OR
HIST      105    World Civilization I   (HI, CG, HU)
ANTH    105    Cultural Anthropology (HU, CG)
3-4 HIS       150      World History to 1500
SOC      110      Cultural Anthropology
  16-17   15/16
CHEM   204    Organic Chemistry II 5 CHE      214      Organic Chemistry II 
CHE      214L    Organic Chemistry Lab II 
PHYS    122    General  Physics II 4 PHY      201       General Physics II 
PHY      201L     General Physics Lab II 
COMP   129    Information Technology Credits 3 CIS        185       Information Systems Essentials 3
Elective Credits 3 Liberal Arts Elective Ʊ 3
  15   14
TOTAL 61/63 TOTAL 60

Rider Course Option:
ART 120 Art & Society

Art 120   Art & Society
Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Brookdale; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree.  See Brookdale Transfer & Advising Representatives. Contact information listed below.

Brookdale Community College Footnotes:
1 – One course is recommended from the Cultural & Global Awareness knowledge area 
All Career Studies Courses must be passed with a Grade of “C” or higher
NOTE: Upon enrolling at Brookdale students will take a math placement exam to determine an appropriate math class to take. Students may need to take MATH-151 or MATH-152 as prerequisites to MATH-153 or students may be placed directly in to MATH-171, Calculus and might need to make up those credits toward their A.S. degree.
The Transfer Advising Guide is a recommended plan of study.  Additional courses are transferrable as outlined on NJ Transfer for this major with the approval of a Rider University Advisor.

Rider University Footnotes:
Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in BIO-115, BIO-116 and BIO-117 to meet their major requirements and before enrolling in upper-level courses for which these courses are prerequisites.
Ʊ – Students have a number of options to satisfy this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.
For transfer the Brookdale student must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses for transfer credit.
Brookdale students interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) at Rider should contact that division directly.

Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.


Course Number Rider University Course Name or Core Area Credits Notes* (if course can be taken at Bucks, indicate course number)
Rider students need to complete 120 credits for the Bachelor’s degree

Transfer Credit from Brookdale Community College limited to 60 credits.

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Have questions?

Ann Tickner Jankowski
Director, Transfer Resources/Articulation​

Brookdale Community College
[email protected]


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Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
Ciambelli Hall

Fall 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Middlesex County College
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Brookdale Community College
Wednesday, October 2, 2019