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.


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.