2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2024  
2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Pathway

Physics, AS-T

This program is designed for students planning to transfer to a California State University (CSU) with a major in Physics. Physics is a fundamental science and the laws of physics govern the behavior of the world around us. Courses in physics provide students with an opportunity to gain a variety of important skills which are essential for success in today’s workforce. These include critical thinking and problem solving skills, verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to collaborate and work effectively and responsibly as a member of a team. All of this is achieved within the context of gaining a thorough understanding of the fundamental laws of physics.

Program Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate skills and knowledge needed for transfer to the CSU system as physics majors.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills and problem solving techniques for problems in physics.
  3. Work within a small laboratory group, to record data and report their findings.
  4. Collaborate and engage in teamwork with a view to achieving a common goal.

Minimum Major Units Required: 25

Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

General Education

Complete one of the following general education patterns:

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60