Program Overview

The Physics Transfer Degree is designed to give the student the typical lower division course work for physics. A major in physics can serve as preparation for further study in technical fields and serves as an excellent background for professional training in law, business, medicine, or education.

Program Requirements

AS-T Degree Requirements Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 27 units Units
MATH 251 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5 units
MATH 252 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5 units
MATH 253 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 5 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
Total Required Major Units: 27
General Education - certified completion of one of the following:
  • California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth),
  • OR
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) pattern
Elective courses: If applicable, additional courses to meet the minimum 60 CSU transferable units requirement.

Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Requirements for more information.