Jun 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Physics, A.S. (047.1) ♦

Location(s): Allegheny Campus, Boyce Campus, South Campus

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Associate of Science

This program prepares the student for transfer to a four-year institution with a broad college background and skill and knowledge in physics.

Graduates may earn a Bachelor’s degree and prepare for graduate training in many scientific fields.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Demonstrate qualitative understandings of physical processes and concepts in nature.
  2. Solve theoretical and application-based problems regarding physical processes using proper quantitative methods.
  3. Describe the physics behind phenomena observed in everyday life, including new scientific ideas, concepts and connections to other scientific disciplines.
  4. Communicate, both verbally and in writing, experimental findings through acquiring, analyzing and interpreting scientific data.

Degree Requirements

Total: 14 Credits

Total: 14–15 Credits

Total: 18–19 Credits

Fourth Semester

Total: 15–18 Credits

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 61–66

Students are to choose their restricted electives based upon joint consultation with a Physics faculty member and a counselor, especially those students using the TAOC program to program transfer.

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