Physics, Physical Science - Associate in Science

Program/CIP Code: NASC.AS/24.0101
Credits Required: 69
Division: Math, Science, Business and Technology
The Department of Physical Science strives to develop in its students a comprehensive grasp of the principles of Physics and to generate opportunities for optimized learning of Physical Science concepts through interdisciplinary interactions. We offer high quality learning experiences that include a variety of courses appropriate for a diverse student body.

Requirements for admission to the program

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

All first time degree-seeking students are required to take BLUE-0101, Freshman Seminar.  See exemptions

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102

Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151 
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking* or
Interpersonal Communication
Humanities Elective (2 disciplines) 6
Social Science Elective (2 disciplines) 6
MATH 0122 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I** 5
MATH 0123 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II** 5
CHEM 0111 College Chemistry I and Lab* 5
CHEM 0112 College Chemistry II and Lab* 5
Total General Education Requirements 41
*See course syllabi for program course prerequisites.
**Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Degree Specific Requirements

Course Credit Hours
MATH 0224 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III 5
MATH 0227 Differential Equations 3
NASC 0245 Engineering Physics I 5
NASC 0246 Engineering Physics II 5
NASC 0248 Statics 3
NASC 0249 Dynamics 3
Computer Programming Elective 3
Total Program Requirements 27
*See course syllabi for program course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total hours to complete Degree 69

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