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Physics (AOC)

Steven Heninger, Professor of Physics
Science 70
301-784-5257
https://allegany.edu/physics/index.html

This transfer pattern is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university with a major in physics/physical science but are uncertain as to the transfer institution. The courses included in this program closely parallel the first two years of a physics/physical science major at many four-year institutions.

This is a transfer program and is designed to enable students to transfer to a four-year college or university. Check with your advisor and the Student Success Center as soon as possible to ensure specific course transferability.

Successful completion of this program qualifies a student to apply for an Associate of Science degree in Arts and Sciences - Area of Concentration in Physics.

Required Physics Courses


Introductory Astronomy
General Physics I
General Physics II

Required General Courses


General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Freshman English I
Introduction to Literature or Arts and Humanities Elective
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Differential Equations

Required Elective Courses


Please consult with your advisor or the Advising Center staff for selecting appropriate elective courses for graduation.

 

Electives - 9 credits

Arts and Humanities Elective - 3 credits

Social and Behavioral Science Electives - 6 credits

PHYSICS
AREA OF CONCENTRATION
PREPARATION FOR TRANSFER

 

FIRST SEMESTER Credit Hours
Elective 3
English 101 (Freshman English I) 3
Mathematics 201 (Calculus I) 4
Physics 201 (General Physics I) 4
Total: 14
 
SECOND SEMESTER
Elective 3
English 103 (Introduction to Literature) or Arts and Humanities Elective 1 3
Mathematics 202 (Calculus II) 4
Physics 202 (General Physics II) 4
Social and Behavioral Science Elective 2 3
Total: 17
 
THIRD SEMESTER
Arts and Humanities Elective 1 3
Chemistry 101 (General Chemistry I) 4
Elective 3
Mathematics 203 (Calculus III) 4
Total: 14
 
FOURTH SEMESTER
Chemistry 102 (General Chemistry II) 4
Mathematics 206 (Differential Equations) 4
Physics 106 (Introductory Astronomy) 4
Social and Behavioral Science Elective 2 3
Total: 15
Total Credit Hours: 60

Arts and Humanities elective must be from two different disciplines.
Social and Behavioral Science elective must be from two different disciplines.

NOTE: All courses specifically identified by course number are graduation requirements for this program.