Jun 17, 2019  
2018-2019 College Catalog 
  
2018-2019 College Catalog

Physics, A.S.


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HEGIS: 5619.00
PROGRAM CODE: 01042

The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.

Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.

Learning Outcomes:


Upon successful completion of the Physics degree program requirements, graduates will:

  1. be able to understand the fundamental laws, theories, and ideas of Physics (and related Mathematics and Physical Sciences)
  2. be able to evaluate and express empirical evidence supporting the fundamental laws, theories, and ideas of Physics (and related Mathematics and Physical Sciences)
  3. be able to apply the fundamental laws, theories, and ideas of Physics (and related Mathematics and Physical Sciences) to analyze problems or questions
  4. be able use the tools and methods of Physics (and related Mathematics and Physical Sciences) to gather, analyze, and interpret data
  5. be able to express themselves effectively in written exams and laboratory reports using the terminology, notations, and symbols of Physics (and related Mathematics and Physical Sciences)
  6. be able to understand the basic principles of Physics (and related Mathematics and Physical Sciences) underlying technological developments, scientific discovery, and matters of public policy and concern

College Requirements:


Successful completion of CUNY Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing, and ACCUPLACER CUNY Assessment Test in Math with passing examination scores, unless otherwise exempt, or developmental courses may be required.

Civic Engagement Experiences:


Two (2) Civic Engagement experiences satisfied by Civic Engagement Certified or Civic Engagement Component courses or approved outside activity.

Writing Intensive Requirement:


One (1) Writing Intensive course in any discipline is required. Participation in a Learning Community that includes ENG 1200  or ENG 2400  also satisfies this requirement.

Required Core (4 Courses, 14 Credits):


When Required Core Courses are specified for a category, they are required for the major

* This program has a waiver to require particular courses in the Common Core, otherwise more than the minimum credits for the degree may be necessary.

Flexible Core (6 Courses, 20 Credits):


When Flexible Core Courses are specified for a category, they are required for the major

One course from each Group A to D (Group E is satisfied by the courses shown).

No more than two courses can be selected from the same discipline

A. World Cultures and Global Issues Designated Course


B. U.S. Experience in its Diversity Designated Course


C. Creative Expression Designated Course


D. Individual and Society Designated Course


E. Scientific World Designated Courses


This program has a waiver to require particular courses in the Common Core, otherwise more than the minimum credits for the degree may be necessary.

Major Requirements (5 to 6 Courses, 20 to 23 Credits):


Electives:


7 to 10 credits sufficient to meet required total of 60 credits

Total Credits: 60


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