The Physical Science program prepares students for careers in a dynamic spectrum of fields, including but not limited to physics, chemistry, and geoscience. Recent advancements have led to expanded employment opportunities for scientists in a field of physical science. Students who complete this program achieve an Associate of Science degree with anticipated transfer to a four-year university. Students interested in a physical science field may choose to follow the curriculum outlined in this program as recommended by their advising team. Through the Physical Science program, students have the opportunity to explore a range of physical science fields and can participate in research on our campus.
Contact information is available on the Physical Science program website.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Apply scientific principles to solve problems.
- Evaluate primary scientific or technical literature.
- Examine the role science plays in historical or contemporary contexts.
- Communicate scientific information.
- Explain ethical scientific behavior.
Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.
If students choose to transition to another program within the STEM pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.
Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map.