Sep 24, 2018  
2018-2019 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

Physics Transfer Major, AS


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CIP 240199 (PHYD)

The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

For more information about this transfer degree please refer to the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

Program Requirements


General Education Courses (36 credit hours)


Written Communication (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (5 credit hours)


Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)


  • GT - Three GT Pathways  Arts & Humanities courses (GTAH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4)

History (3 credit hours)


Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)


  • GT - One GT Pathways  Social & Behavioral Science course (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, or GT-SS3)

Additional Required Courses (24 credit hours)


Please Note: If these credits are not required for the major at a receiving 4-year institution, they will be applied to the Bachelor’s degree as elective credit towards graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to determine in which way these courses will be applied.

Note(s):


*Please be advised: If you choose one of these courses, it will put you over 60 credits. The courses will transfer, but the extra credits may not. That is, the receiving institution may still require the completion of 60 credits for the major.

2 Students planning to transfer to University of Colorado Boulder must take CHE 112  (not CSC 160 ) to fulfill this requirement.
3 Students planning to transfer to University of Northern Colorado must take CSC 160  (not CHE 112 ) to fulfill this requirement.
4 Students planning to transfer to Fort Lewis College or University of Colorado Colorado Springs must take both CSC 160  and CHE 112 
5 Students planning to transfer to a receiving institution not listed here may choose either one of these courses.

Students are strongly encouraged to seek academic advising prior to registration regarding the acceptability of online science courses if they anticipate transferring to a 4-year institution or completing graduate work in the sciences or health professions. It should be noted that per Colorado Revised Statute, §23-1-125(1)(e), general education courses taken online are guaranteed to satisfy core course (gtPathways) requirements at all Colorado public institutions of higher education.

Total: 60 credit hours


Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.

Graduation Requirements


  • All courses required for this degree must be completed with a “C” or better to be considered for transfer to another institution.
  • Apply for graduation online at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation.

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