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Associate of Science in Mathematics and Science with a Concentration in Physics

 

With a concentration in Physics, you will examine introductory-level physics concepts, such as mechanics, electricity, magnetism, heat, and light and begin to gain an understanding of advanced mathematic principles. Upon completion of this program, you may be able to transfer your credits into a bachelor's program and continue your advanced studies.

You can transfer up to 45 semester units into this program.

See the admission requirements.

Degree Requirements

  • 60 total units

    • General Education Courses (25 units)

      • Area A: Communication in the English Language and Critical Thinking (9 units)
      • Area B: Physical Universe and Its Life Forms (4 units)
      • Area C: Arts, Literature, Philosophy, and Foreign Languages (3 units)
      • Area D: Social, Political, and Economic Institutions and Behavior (9 units)
    • Mathematics and Science Courses (30 units)

    • Elective Courses (5 units)

General Education Courses (25 units)
COURSE CODE
COURSE TITLE
UNITS
Area A: Communication in the English Language and Critical Thinking (9 units)
SPC 100
3
ENG 100
3
ENG 201
3
or
PHL 200
3
Area B: Physical Universe and Its Life Forms (4 units)
MAT 120
4
Area C: Arts, Literature, Philosophy, and Foreign Languages (3 units)
ENG 250
3
Area D: Social, Political, and Economic Institutions and Behavior—History (6 units)
HIS 100
3
HIS 201
3
Social, Political, and Economic Institutions and Behavior—All Other Areas (3 units)
Choose one of the following courses:
ANT 100
3
BUS 120
3
PSY 100
3
SOC 101
3


Mathematics and Science Courses (30 units)
COURSE CODE
COURSE TITLE
UNITS
MAT 121 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 4
MAT 122 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III 4
PHY 150A General Physics I (Mechanics) 4
PHY 150B General Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism) 4
PHY 150C General Physics III (Heat and Light) 4
CHE 150A General Chemistry for Scientists & Engineers I 5
CHE 150B General Chemistry for Scientists & Engineers II 5


Elective Courses (5 units)
COURSE CODE
COURSE TITLE
UNITS
ANT 125
3
UNI 100 First-Year Seminar 3
GEO 200 Physical Geography 3
PHY 120 Physics 3
BIO 101 General Biology 3
BIO 101L General Biology Lab 1
GSC 150 Introductory Study of Planet Earth 3
GSC 150A Introductory Study of Planet Earth Lab 1

 

 
 

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