2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
    Nov 21, 2019  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog

Physical Sciences, AS [PHYS-AS, 60 Total Credits]


The Associate of Science Degree is a general transfer program for students who are planning to transfer to a baccalaureate or pre-professional institution. A secondary objective may be employment upon completion of the AS degree.

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of Scientific Methods and the relationship of theory, experiment, data analysis, and general knowledge.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to analyze data and perform dimensional and graphical analysis of collected data.

General Education Requirements (35 Credits)

Mathematics (4-6 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

English Composition (6-8 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Literature (3 Credits)

Recommended: ENG 231  or ENG 232  

Humanities (6 Credits)

Fine Arts (3 Credits)

Social Science (9 Credits)

Nine credits must be from three different disciplines.

Values and Diversity

All students MUST fulfill this requirement. Course chosen may also be used to fulfill the corresponding general education or special program requirements.

Special Program Requirements (25 Credits)

Physical Sciences Electives (17 Credits)

Choose from the following, one must include a lab. Selection must not include any other course used to satisfy other degree requirements.

See an Academic Advisor or Counselor for course selection.