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Physics
The Associate of Science degree in Physics is intended to support technical programs and to support students who plan to transfer to a college or university in order to obtain a bachelor's degree in Physics or a Physics related discipline, such as Astronomy, Geophysics, or any engineering field.

Admission Requirements
Students may take all courses in this degree plan for which they meet course prerequisites without being admitted into the progam.

Prerequisites to admission into the program
• Grade of C or better in Trigonometry (MATH 1316) or Pre-Calculus (MATH 2312) or equivalent, and
• Be TSI complete
        
Associate of Science Degree - 2013LecLabContCredit
Semester 1
MATH2413  Calculus I40644
  Humanities Elective * 30483
ENGL1301  Composition I30483
HIST1301  United States History I30483
Total Hours13020813
Semester 2
MATH2414  Calculus II40644
PHYS2325  University Physics I ** 30483
PHYS2125  University Physics I Lab ** 03481
ENGL1302  Composition II30483
HIST1302  United States History II30483
Total Hours13325614
Semester 3
GOVT2305  Federal Government (Federal constitution & topics)30483
  Fine Arts Elective * 30483
  Humanities Elective * 30483
  Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective * 30483
Total Hours12019212
Semester 4
PHYS2326  University Physics II ** 30483
PHYS2126  University Physics II Lab ** 03481
CHEM1311  General Chemistry I ** 30483
CHEM1111  General Chemistry Lab I ** 03481
GOVT2306  Texas Government (Texas constitution & topics)30483
SPAN1311  Beginning Spanish I30483
Total Hours12628814
Semester 5
CHEM1312  General Chemistry II ** 30483
CHEM1112  General Chemistry II Lab ** 03481
  Speech Elective * 30483
SPAN1312  Beginning Spanish II30483
Total Hours9319210
 
Grand Totals5912113663
 
Notes
**Pre-Requisites: MATH 1314 and (MATH 1316 or MATH 2312)
* Humanities: ANTH 2346, PHIL 1301, PHIL 1304, PHIL 2306, SOCI 2319, SPAN 2323, SPAN 2324, ENGL 2321, ENGL 2326 or ENGL 2331
* Social/Behavioral: ECON 2301, PSYC 2301, PSYC 2314, SOCI 1301, SOCI 1306 or SOCI 2319
* Speech: SPCH 1311, SPCH 1315, SPCH 1318, SPCH 1321 or SPCH 2333
* Fine Arts: ARTS 1301, ARTS 1303, ARTS 1304 or MUSI 1306
** PHYS 2325/2125 or PHYS 2425
** PHYS 2326/2126 or PHYS 2426
** CHEM 1311/1111 or CHEM 1411
** CHEM 1312/1112 or CHEM 1412










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