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Physics (AS)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2021-2022 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 transferrable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. To explore career and academic pathway options, visit the LAVC Program Mapper.

Students who plan to graduate and/or transfer should first meet with a Counselor to review and submit a Petition for Graduation early in the semester before they are expected to complete their requirements. Online Graduation  Petitions that are submitted without a counselor’s approval will require a counselor's review and approval in order for it to be processed. For the latest degree requirements, check the LAVC catalog.

Complete the following 6 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
CHEM 101* General Chemistry I 5
CHEM 102* General Chemistry II 5
MATH 261 Calculus I 5
MATH 262 Calculus II 5
MATH 263 Calculus III 5
PHYSICS 037* Physics for Engineers and Scientists I 5
PHYSICS 038* Physics for Engineers and Scientists II 5
PHYSICS 039* Physics for Engineers and Scientists III 5

Total units required for major: 40

Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21

Required degree applicable elective units: 0

Total units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.