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The Associate in Science in Physics for Transfer, also called the Physics AS-T Degree, is designed to prepare students for a seamless transfer with junior status to a CSU campus in a program or major in Physics for completion of a baccalaureate degree. Upon successful completion of courses leading to the Physics AS-T Degree the student will be able to know and understand Physics concepts, skills and application to attain upper division status in Physics at most 4-year institutions.

This degree requires students to complete 60 CSU transferable units including completion of CSU GE or IGETC and 24 units in the major with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. Title 5 requires that students earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis. There are no additional graduation requirements. Students are advised to consult with a counselor to verify transfer requirements.


Carl Farmer

Dept. No. Title Units
Required Core Courses:
MATH 1A Calculus 4
MATH 1B Calculus 4
MATH 2A Multivariate Calculus 4
PH 3A Engineering Physics 4
PH 3B Engineering Physics 4
PH 3C Engineering Physics 4
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  Required Subtotal 24
  CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern1 37-39
Transferable Electives2 (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)

1 Units for the major may be double counted for CSU GE or IGETC, confer with Counselor.

2 Elective units to reach 60 unit total must be CSU transferable, confer with Counselor.

Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (SB1440) on page 59 of the 2016-17 COD Catalog.