Physics Concentration, Associate in Arts Degree

General Education Requirements for Physics

Choose from the General Education Requirements according to your goals and interests and the requirements of your intended transfer institution. The recommended General Education courses for this concentration include the following:

Natural Sciences:

PHY:212 Classical Physics I, 5 credits


MAT:210 Calculus I, 4 credits

Computer Skills:

CSC:110 Introduction to Computers, 3 credits


Concentration Electives for Physics

Physics requirements vary depending on the transfer institution. It is important to plan your course selection carefully with both your community college advisor and your intended transfer institution. Choose elective courses as needed to complete the 62 credit hours required of an Associate Degree.

Recommended Electives

  • CHM:165/166 General Chemistry I, 4 - 5 credits
  • CHM:175/176 General Chemistry II, 4 - 5 credits
  • MAT:216 Calculus II, 4 credits
  • MAT:219 Calculus III, 4 credits
  • PHY:222 Classical Physics II, 5 credits

Locations: Clinton Community College, Muscatine Community College, Scott Community College