Jul 12, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Sciences, A.S.

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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.

Transfer of Credit  

Students can follow the Program Map listed below to complete this program:

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.

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