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What will I learn?

Program Information

Do you have a strong passion for the physical sciences or medical profession? Join Butler’s Chemistry and Physics program. When you join this academic area you will not only learn the theories but the practical applications in everyday life. You will be able to apply these theories within and outside of the classroom. The Sciences are not bound by walls. The Associate in Science degree is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college and requires a minimum of 28 credit hours of the following course requirements in addition to the general education requirements.

After Butler

Career opportunities include chemist, microbiologist, physicist, science teacher, investigative positions, waste manager, water plant manager, wet chemist, quality control manager, and many more.

Which department am I in?

Division of Math, Science and Education

Study options

Full Time (66-67 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$5,328.00 per year
USD $222 per credit hour
Application deadline

Expected November 2021

Start date

Expected January, May, August 2022

Venue

Butler Community College

El Dorado Campus,

901 South Haverhill Road,

EL DORADO,

Kansas,

67042, United States

Full Time (66-67 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$5,328.00 per year
USD $222 per credit hour
Application deadline

Expected November 2021

Start date

Expected January, May, August 2022

Venue

McConnell Campus

EL DORADO,

Kansas,

67042, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International students must have graduated from the equivalent of a U.S. high school (12 years of education).

For international students

International students must have graduated from the equivalent of a U.S. high school (12 years of education). If English is not an official language of your country or your English grade is below a “C” average, you will need to submit a document to meet our English proficiency requirement. This can be done through one of the following:

  • A minimum TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language score of 500 or above on the written test, 173 on the computer-based test, or 61 on the internet test is required. The TOEFL institutional code for Butler is 6191.
  • Completion of the Advanced II level or higher at Wichita State University’s Intensive English Language Center. Students must have grades of C or better in all classes.
  • Academic credit of 12 hours or more from a U.S college or university or one year from a U.S. high school with a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • The IELTS International English Language Testing System test is also acceptable as an alternative to TOEFL. An overall score of 5.0 is required for admission.
  • A minimum Pearson Test of English (PTE) score of 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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