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Physical Science Degree

    Major requirement of Degree in Physical Science Units  
    A. General Education: Suggested programs 23-39 units
  • Transfer students: Complete CSU-GE or IGETC pattern
  • Non-Transfer students: Chaffey College General Education, CSU-GE, or IGETC pattern
   B. Area of Emphasis 18 units  
  • Must take at least 3 courses of the listed subject areas
  • No more than 8 units from any single subject area may be counted toward the major.
  • A minimum of two courses with an associated laboratory in addition to the laboratory required for
    the general education requirements in the Natural Science category.
  • A minimum of Math 31: Trigonometry is required.
    Astronomy 26, 35 Geography 4, 5    
    Chemistry 24A, 24B, 70, 75A, 75B Geology 4, 5    
    Computer Science 1 Mathematics 3, 31, 61, 65A, 65B, 75, 81, 85    
    Earth Science 1,1L, 5, 5L Physics 20A or  30A, 20B or 30B, 44, 45, 46, 47    
    Engineering 11, 26, 30, 50, 60, 71 Statistics 10    
    Electives: 3-19 units
    Elective units may be necessary to reach the total of 60 overall units required for the Associate Degree.
   If planning to transfer, elective units must be transferrable to CSU, UC, and/or other transfer institutions.
    Note: Courses included in the area of emphasis cannot be used to fulfill General Education requirements.
    Total Number of Units for the Major: 60 units as specified above

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