Apr 04, 2020  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020

Physical Sciences, A.S.


CIP: 40.0101
School of Sciences, Health, Engineering and Math, 505-428-1757

This program allows students to develop a degree plan with an emphasis in the physical sciences. Students must work closely with their transfer institutions and their SFCC advisors to ensure the best transition to four-year schools.

Program Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Formulate hypotheses used in scientific inquiry.
  • Test hypotheses experimentally using a variety of techniques.
  • Solve problems in the physical sciences (physics and chemistry) conceptually and quantitatively.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of concepts and information in the physical sciences.

General Education Requirements: (34 Credits)


Mathematics (4 Credits)


Social/Behavioral Sciences (3-6 Credits)


Creative and Fine Arts (3-6 Credits)


Humanities (3-6 Credits)


The combined total of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Creative and Fine Arts areas should equal 12 credit hours.

Health and Wellness (1 Credit)


Program Requirements: (20 Credits)


Related Requirements: (6 Credits)


  • Approved electives Credits: 6

Total 60 Credits Min.