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The physics transfer major provides students with opportunities to earn Associate of Science (AS) degrees, which transfer to many four-year institutions. The physics transfer major is appropriate for students who are interested in pursuing a career in research and development, science, engineering, education, medicine, law, business, and the military.

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AS Associate of Science Degree

Students interested in transferring for certain science- or math-related majors may benefit from earning the Associate of Science degree. This degree totals 64 credits of general education from the following academic areas–communication, humanities/social sciences, math, science, and electives–with an emphasis in math or science.  As an Associate of Science student, your chosen major could include biology, chemistry, environmental science, physics, pre-dentistry, pre-engineering, pre-med, pre-physical therapy, pre-vet, etc. 

Associate of Science (AS) Degree Sheet

Potential Careers

  • Aerospace industry positions
  • IT careers
  • Professor
  • Teacher
  • Technology careers

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  • BIO 112 General Biology I
  • CHM 166 General Chemistry I
  • ENG 105 Composition I
  • MAT 210 Calculus I
  • BIO 113 General Biology II
  • CHM 176 General Chemistry II
  • ENG 106 Composition II
  • MAT 216 Calculus II
  • MAT 219 Calculus III
  • PHY 212 Classical Physics I
  • PHY 222 Classical Physics II
  • SPC 112 Public Speaking

Click on the course number in the list above to view the course description. This may not be a complete list of courses that may be included for the physics transfer pathway. To see all courses in a semester-by-semester plan, view the Physics transfer pathway course outline.

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