Degree Requirements

Complete General Education and other requirements listed for the associate degree and

Major requirements: 27 semester units

Major requirements: 27 semester units

A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the major.

PHYS 250 | Physics with Calculus I | 4 units |

PHYS 260 | Physics with Calculus II | 4 units |

PHYS 270 | Physics with Calculus III | 4 units |

MATH 251 | Calculus with Analytical Geometry I | 5 units |

MATH 252 | Calculus with Analytical Geometry II | 5 units |

MATH 253 | Calculus with Analytical Geometry III | 5 units |

Additional Recommended preparation chosen from the following courses. While these additional courses are not required for this degree, completion of these courses will better prepare students for upper division Physics courses at a CSU.

MATH 270 | Linear Algebra | 3 units |

MATH 275 | Ordinary Differential Equations | 3 units |

CHEM 210 /220 | General Chemistry I and II | 10 units |

One course in computer programming | 4 units |

General Education requirements:

Select courses to complete CSU General Education

**or**IGETC

**or**CSU. This degree does not require the CSM AA/AS General Education pattern.

**CSU GE:**

Area A1 | Oral Communication | 3 units |

Area A2 | Written Communication | 3 units |

Area A3 | Critical Thinking | 3 units |

Area B1 | Physical Science | 3 units |

Area B2 | Life Science | 3 units |

Area B3 | Science Lab | 1 unit |

Area B4 | Math Concepts | 3 units |

Area C1 | Arts | 3 units |

Area C2 | Humanities | 3 units |

Area C1 or C2 | 3 units | |

Area D | Social, Polical, and Economic Institutions | 9 units |

Area E | Lifelong Understanding | 3 units |

OR

**IGETC/CSU**

Area 1A | English Composition | 3 units |

Area 1B | Critical Thinking/Composition | 3 units |

Area 1C | Oral Communication | 3 units |

Area 2 | Math Concepts | 3 units |

Area 3A | Arts | 3 units |

Area 3B | Humanities | 3 units |

Area 3A or 3B | 3 units | |

Area 4 | Social and Behavioral Science | 9 units |

Area 5A | Physical Science | 3 units |

Area 5B | Biological Science | 3 units |

Area 5C | Either 5A or 5B must be a lab course | 1 unit |

**Electives:**

Additional CSU tranferable courses based on student interest to reach 60 transferable units total.