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STEM Division

Arts & Sciences: Physics Option, A.S. (Gloucester)

​The Arts & Sciences –​ Physics option provides two years of concentrated study for students planning to pursue a baccalaureate degree in physics or related disciplines. To enrich the educational experience, humanities and social science electives are incorporated.

Program Goals
Students who have completed the program will be able to:

  • Successfully transfer to four-year institutions to continue pursuit of a scientific degree in the physics sciences or related disciplines.
  • ​Understand and apply fundamental principles to the study of science overall, including health sciences​
  • Develop and demonstrate the basic skill set, techniques and procedures required to do laboratory work in physics and physics-related sciences

​Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar​.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.