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Associate in Science (Transfer Program) - 60 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:
The Physics program of study is designed for students planning to transfer to a senior college or university for completion of a baccalaureate degree. Students concentrate on building a strong foundation in the sciences and mathematics. The physics curriculum is appropriate for students interested in: (1) industrial research; (2) liberal arts background for the medical professions; (3) teaching of physics or physical science; (4) continued education in related fields such as astronomy, meteorology, physical oceanography, alternate energy, or selected engineering programs.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
CHEM 130; MATH 222; ENGL 110; Life Science

Spring Semester 1:
CHEM 132; MATH 223; ENGL 111; Social Science; PHYS 211

Fall Semester 2:
PHYS 212; MATH 224; Social Science; Humanities; Fine Arts

Spring Semester 2:
PHYS 213; MATH 230; MATH 250; COMM 110; PHYS 214; Humanities/Fine Arts; Social Science


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES *3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *3
LIFE SCIENCE *4
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
CHEM 130GENERAL CHEMISTRY 4
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
MATH 222CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I 5
MATH 223CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II 4
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
CHEM 132GENERAL CHEMISTRY 4
MATH 224CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY III 4
MATH 230LINEAR ALGEBRA 3
MATH 250DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 3
PHYS 211ENGINEERING PHYSICS: MECHANICS 4
PHYS 212ENGINEERING PHYSICS: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM 4
PHYS 213ENGINEERING PHYSICS: THERMODYNAMICS 2

* See specific requirements for Associate in Science Degree.

For Program Information Contact:
Math, Science and Engineering Department
Room 320B
(309)694-5365