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Physicists study the fundamental nature of the universe, ranging from the vastness of space to the smallest of subatomic particles.

With our Physics AS, you can move forward in your career and develop new technologies, methods, and theories based on the results of research to deepen our understanding of how things work and contribute to innovative, real-world applications.

Upon completion of our Physics degree, you are prepared to continue your study of physics at a four-year institution or pursue admission into various medical related, technology and engineering fields.

Catalog Year
2021-2022
Degree Type
AS
Available Online
No
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Major CoursesΔ 15 Credits

CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I

 

MATH 2414 Calculus II

 

MATH 2415 Calculus III OR
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II

 

MATH 2320 Differential Equations OR
ENGR 2304 Programming for Engineers

 

PHYS 2425 University Physics IΔ (counts as TJC core class)

 
PHYS 2426 University Physics IIΔ (counts as TJC core class)  
TJC Core Curriculum 45** Credits

In addition to the Major Courses, the student is required to take 45 credit hours from the TJC Core Curriculum. These courses must not duplicate courses taken to fulfill the major course requirement.

Major Courses: 15
TJC Core Curriculum: 45
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

MATH 2413 Calculus I

4

CHEM 1411 General Chemistry 1

4

EDUC 1300 Learning Framework

3

HIST 1301 United States History I

3
Second Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311

3

MATH 2414 Calculus II

4

PHYS 2425 University Physics IΔ

4

HIST 1302 United States History II OR
HIST 2301

3
Third Semester Credit Hours

GOVT 2305 Federal Government

3

MATH 2415 Calculus III OR
CHEM 1412Δ

4

PHYS 2426 University Physics IIΔ

4

ENGL 2332 World Literature I OR
ENGL 2333

3
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

GOVT 2306 Texas Government

3

MATH 2320 Differential Equations OR
ENGR 2304

3

SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR
SPCH 1321

3

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics

3

XXXX x3xx Creative Arts Core

3
Total Semester Hours 60

ΔClasses chosen in major must be different from courses used for Core requirements.

**From the core choices, MATH 2413, PHYS 2425 and 2426 are required for the Physics Degree. With the requirement of MATH 2413, Core hours will be at 45 credits.

To receive the degree, the student must make a minimum grade of “C” in all required math and science courses.

For more information, contact: Department Chair, Engineering/Physical Sciences, G-207/903-510-2887.