Brynhild Weihe

Brynhild Weihe

"I really like the art that's everywhere around campus, and I really love theatre. I love doing shows here and being a part of that community." - Brynhild Weihe, theatre major Read More

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St. Clair County Community College

Program Guide: Physics

First Year

First Semester
ENG 101 3
MTH 114 4
U.S. Diversity elective 3
CHM 111 5
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
Humanities elective 3
MTH 215 4
Social Science elective 3
Social Science elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
MTH 216 4
PHY 221 5
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Second Semester
MTH 217 4
PHY 222 5
Elective 3
MTH 210 3


  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • This guide assumes that students are ready to begin in Math 114. Some prerequisite courses may be necessary.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Social science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 171, ENG 208, ENG 230, FR 204, GEO 233, GR 204, HIS 102, HIS 102H, HIS 280, SP 204
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 225, ENG 236, HIS 149, HIS 150, HIS 233, HIS 297, SOC 110, SOC 160, SOC 201
  • Students interested in teacher certificaion should take PSY 180 as a social science elective.
  • Students interested in teacher certification should not take a U.S. Diversity elective.
  • MTH 217 is only recommended if graduate school is not a consideration.


Physicists are usually employed in research and development laboratories in industry, private institutions, and government. Physicists work as part of a team of scientists and engineers in such research fields as energy, superconductivity, low temperature, optics, atomic and nuclear phenomena, radiation, and computers.

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