Liberal Arts and Science: Physics Option

This program is designed for students with a strong interest either in physics, engineering, or photonics. The credits in this program are transferable to four-year colleges for majors in physics and any branch of engineering.   Apply & Register Program Details

This program is designed for students with a strong interest either in physics, engineering, or photonics. The credits in this program are transferable to four-year colleges for majors in physics and any branch of engineering.

 


Area of Interest:
Sciences & Mathematics
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Science

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
HIS-101 World Civilization I 3
CIS-105 Computer Literacy 3
MTH-140 Calculus I2 4
...-... Social Sciences General Education Elective 3
    16
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II3 3
CIS-206 Advanced Computer Concepts/Applications4 3
MTH-150 Calculus II5 4
CHM-111 Chemistry I - Science 6or
BIO-111 Biology I - Science 4
    14
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
PHY-201 Physics III5 4
MTH-210 Calculus III7 4
LFO-101 Introduction to Photonics & Photonics Safety 8 or
HPE-... Electrical & Electronic Principles9 4
...-... Social Sciences General Education Elective 3
    15
Second Semester
PHY-202 Physics IV10 4
MTH-220 Differential Equations11 4
CHM-112 Chemistry II - Science 12 or
BIO-112 Biology II - Science 4
...-... Humanities General Education Elective 3
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 60
1 Must test into ENG-101 or take all appropriate prerequisites
2 Must test into MTH-140 or take all appropriate prerequisites
3 Prerequisite: ENG-101
4 Prerequisite: CIS-101 OR CIS-105
5 Prerequisite: MTH-140
6 Prerequisite: CHM-010 and MTH-124 or MTH-125
7 Prerequisites: MTH-150
8 Co-requisite: MTH-125
9 Prerequisite: MTH-120, MTH-123 OR MTH-125
10 Prerequisite PHY-201
11 Prerequisite: MTH-150; Co-requisite: MTH-210
12 Prerequisite: CHM-111

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Explain the fundamental concepts of physics.
  2. Design and conduct experiments demonstrating physics principles.
  3. Apply mathematics to solve physics application problems.

Post-Baccalaureate Employment Opportunities

  • Advanced physics
  • Astronomy
  • Biophysics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical engineering
  • Electrical, optical engineering
  • Material science
  • Lasers
  • Fiber optics
  • Education

Special Program Requirements

Mathematics at the level of Intermediate Algebra (MTH-109) is a prerequisite for this program.

Transfer Opportunities

Students in this program transfer to many institutions including our premier partner:

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Contact Person

Dr. Leonid Khazan, Chair
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4320
email: lkhazan@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

24.0101

Program Code

PHY.AS