2021-2022 College Catalog 
    Nov 30, 2022  
2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics Option, Mathematics/Science, A.S.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs (alphabetical)

This transfer option is designed for the student who wishes to attain a Bachelor’s degree in physics and become a physicist, engineer, or researcher. It combines study of physics and related sciences with liberal arts courses necessary for transfer.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Communicate the basic concepts of experimental and theoretical physics
  • Apply the scientific method, fundamental principles of physics and mathematical techniques to solve problems
  • Use instruments/computers to gather and analyze data and present findings


General Education - 30-32 credits

As described in the General Education  section of the catalog and as identified below:

The following General Education courses are required:

Career Studies - 24 credits as follows:

All career studies courses must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher.

Elective - 4-6 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60

Program Code for registration: MSPHY

Click link below for course schedule:

Search for Classes

Suggested Sequence - Mathematics/Science Program A.S. Degree Physics Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total credits: 13

Total credits: 14

Total credits: 15-16

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total credits: 11-16

Sequence Notes:

* MATH 151, MATH 152 and/or MATH 153 may be required if prerequisites for MATH 171 are not satisfied.

(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area.

Transfer Information

For information on transferring to a four-year college or institution visit the Transfer Resources website. 

Degree Audit Information

Access Student Planning and Degree Progress through MyBrookdale on Brookdale’s home page.  Select WebAdvisor, Self Service, log in and access the Student menu.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs (alphabetical)