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2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics, B.S.: 180 units


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Offered by: College of Science, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Elective Core Courses for Major: 8 units


Students must selected 8 units of courses from the list below. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA is required in core courses, including subplan courses, in order to receive a degree in the major.

Elective Support Courses: 12 units


Advanced Electives
(To be chosen from upper division courses in Physics or related fields in consultation with advisor; at least 4 units of these must be in Physics)

Unrestricted Electives: 0-1 unit


Select a sufficient number of courses so that the total from "Required Support", "GE", and "Unrestricted Electives" is at least 99 units.

General Education Requirements: 68 units


Students should consult the Academic Programs website https://www.cpp.edu/~academic-programs/general-education-course-listings.shtml for current information regarding this requirement. Unless specific courses are stated under Support Courses, please refer to the list of approved courses under General Education Requirements, Areas A through E.

Area A. Communication and Critical Thinking (12 units)

  1. Oral Communication
  2. Written Communication
  3. Critical Thinking

Area B. Mathematics and Natural Sciences (16 units)

  1. Physical Science
  2. Biological Science
  3. Laboratory Activity
  4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
  5. Science and Technology Synthesis

Area C. Humanities (16 units)

  1. Visual and Performing Arts
  2. Philosophy and Civilization
  3. Literature and Foreign Languages
  4. Humanities Synthesis

Area D. Social Sciences (20 units)

  1. U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals
  2. History, Economics, and Political Science
  3. Sociology, Anthropology, Ethnic and Gender Studies
  4. Social Science Synthesis

Area E. Lifelong Understanding and Self-development (4 units)

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