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Understand our unique universe

Physics is a lens to understand our physical reality and the fundamental principles governing our world and universe through mathematics and science. Physics celebrates curiousity, logic, and problem solving. With a degree in physics, you can begin your journey toward a career in research, technology, engineering and more.

Programs of Study

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    Associate Degree
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    Transfer Degree
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    Credit Certificate
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  • Limited Enrollment
    Limited Enrollment
  • Online Options Available
    Online Options

Physics for Transfer

Associate of Science for Transfer

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The Associate in Science in Physics for Transfer degree provides a foundation in physics and mathematics for students planning to transfer into a baccalaureate program in Physics. Students learn how to apply appropriate physical laws and mathematical techniques, perform scientific experiments, analyze data, and check agreement with theoretical predictions.

Program Code



28 Units

Why study physics?

Advance science and unravel the mysteries of the universe with physics. Studying physics empowers you to tackle complex, real-world problems; to think critically and creatively; opens doors to diverse career opportunities in the sciences and technology; and helps you understand the beauty of the natural world while pushing the boundaries of human knowledge.

What You'll Learn

  • Apply appropriate physical laws and mathematical techniques to analyze various physical situations.

  • Perform various scientific experiments and to analyze data to check agreement with theoretical predictions.

Career Options

A physics degree is most common among those that wish to pursue careers in the fields of:

  • Research Science
  • Engineering (mechanical, aerospace, electrical)
  • Software Development (simulation and scientific computing)
  • Astrophysics and other sciences
  • Medical Physics
  • Renewable Energy

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