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Physical Science

Physical Science

Students pursuing the Physical Science degree receive a strong foundation in chemistry, physics, and mathematics qualifying them to enter the junior year of a science/math program of study at a four-year college or university. Students who complete the Physical Science degree usually transfer to a college or university program in physics, chemistry, mathematics, or a related major such as computer science or engineering. 

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Course Requirements

Semester One - Fall 2022 Credits
ACS102 The College Experience 3.00
ENG101 English Comp. I 3.00
IST120 or CIS141: Microcomp Apps 3.00
MAT103 Pre-Calculus 4.00
SCI123 Prin. of Chem I 4.00
Semester Two - Spring 2023 Credits
ENG102 English Comp. II 3.00
HUMELECT Humanities Electives 3.00
MAT201 Calculus I 4.00
SCI124 Prin. of Chem II 4.00
SSIELECT Social Science Electives 3.00
Semester Three - Fall 2023
HUMELECT Humanities Electives 3.00
MAT203 Calculus II 4.00
OPENELEC Open Electives 3.00
SCI143 Prin. of Phys I 4.00
SSIELECT Social Science Electives 3.00
Semester Four - Spring 2024
HUMELECT Humanities Electives 3.00
OPENELEC Open Electives 3.00
OPENELEC Open Electives 3.00
SCI144 Prin. of Phys II 4.00
SSIELECT Social Science Electives 3.00
Students who complete this degree will be on their way to a number of careers, including: scientist, research assistant, researcher, physicist, chemist, mathematician, computer programmer, engineer 

MassTransfer - Through the MassTransfer program, your physical science degree from RCC transfers as two years of completed work towards at Bachelor's degree at most state colleges and universities.  Review the A2B pathways on the MassTransfer website

Physical Science
First Name Last Name Title Department Phone Email Room
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Phillip
Wong Adjunct Faculty- Anatomy & Physiology Physical Science Department 617-427-0060 x5199 ptwong@rcc.mass.edu
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