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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/Social Science elective 3
CHM 111 5
15
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
Humanities elective 3
MTH 215 4
Social Science elective 3
Social Science elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
MTH 216 4
PHY 221 5
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
15
Second Semester
MTH 217 4
PHY 222 5
Humanities elective 3
MTH 210 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • 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 MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • 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.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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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