Meet with a CSM counselor to discuss how to achieve academic goals and to develop a comprehensive student educational plan (SEP).

University Transfer Program
60 – 70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Meet with a CSM counselor to discuss how to achieve academic goals and to develop a comprehensive student educational plan (SEP).

University Transfer Program
60 – 70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

The A.S. degree in Physics is designed to prepare students for transfer to baccalaureate institutions as Physics or other science majors. Physics is also an accepted pre-medical field of study.

Physics (AS) Requirements

Major Requirements
Required Core Courses: 12 units Units
PHYS 250 Physics with Calculus I 4 units
PHYS 260 Physics with Calculus II 4 units
PHYS 270 Physics with Calculus III 4 units
Required Selective Courses: 6 units selected from the following courses: Units
CHEM 210 General Chemistry I 5 units
CHEM 220 General Chemistry II 5 units
CHEM 231 Organic Chemistry I 5 units
CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry II 5 units
CIS 255 (CS1) Programming Methods: Java 4 units
CIS 278 (CS1) Programming Methods: C++ 4 units
MATH 200 Elementary Probability and Statistics 4 units
MATH 251 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 5 units
MATH 252 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 5 units
MATH 253 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III 5 units
MATH 270 Linear Algebra 3 units
MATH 275 Ordinary Differential Equations 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 18

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.