Earth to Mars

Physics

Physics is the natural science that studies matter, its motion and behavior through space and time, and the related entities of energy and force. Physics is one of the most fundamental scientific disciplines, and its main goal is to understand how the universe behaves. The majority of Physics graduates end up working in research roles. The links below will provide you with instructional content on the courses typically required for a Physics Bachelor Degree.

Signifies a course that can usually be completed at both community college or a four year college.

Signifies a course that can likely be completed at only a four year college.

Pre-Degree/ Needs to be Done

These are classes that might not be required to obtain an associates degree. However they will be required to take higher level courses. These courses are typically taken during high school, however they can be taken at your local community college. 

Freshman - Year 1

We recommend taking these courses during your “Freshman” (first) year of college.  These courses should be available at your local community college. Please consult with your academic advisor to set up a schedule.

Sophomore - Year 2

We recommend taking these courses during your “Sophomore” (Second) year of college. Some of these courses can be completed at a community college while some of them can only be accomplished at a four year university. Please consult with your academic advisor to set up a schedule. 

Junior - Year 3

We recommend taking these courses during your “Junior” (third) year of college. Some of these courses can be completed at a community college while some of them can only be accomplished at a four year university. Please consult with your academic advisor to set up a schedule. 

Senior - Year 4

We recommend taking these courses during your “Senior” (fourth) year of college. These courses will only be available at a four year university. Please consult with your academic advisor to set up a schedule.