Physics is the study of the relationship between matter and energy in the universe. The curriculum is designed to provide students working toward a bachelor’s degree a well-balanced, lower division program by emphasizing fundamental concepts and problem solving. The degree requirements are typical of what four-year colleges and universities require; see www.assist.org for requirements of specific transfer institution.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Draw scientific conclusions about simple and complex systems by collecting, assessing, and analyzing information.
- Communicate technical ideas in group and professional settings in both written and oral form.
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Bachelor Degree or higher required.
Associate in Science Degree Requirements
|CHEM-141||General Chemistry I||5|
|CHEM-142||General Chemistry II||5|
|MATH-180||Analytic Geometry and Calculus I||5|
|MATH-280||Analytic Geometry and Calculus II||4|
|PHYC-201||Mechanics and Waves||5|
|PHYC-202||Electricity, Magnetism, and Heat||5|
|PHYC-203||Light, Optics, and Modern Physics||5|