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Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
Associate in Science: Physical Science: Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
  1. Analyze relationships between force, mass, and motion of objects.
  2. Explain the significant role of energy in understanding the structure of matter and the universe. Differentiate between various forms of energy and the roles they play in motion and transformations of matter (physical, chemical and nuclear).
  3. Proficiently use scientific terms in describing phenomena.
  4. Perform quantitative analysis relating graphical and numerical data obtained from laboratory experiments to test hypotheses and verify physical concepts, principles and laws.