Applied Physical Science


Applied Physical Science courses emphasize connections to everyday life. This interdisciplinary field includes engineering, business, medicine, and computer science. It teaches a fundamental and holistic view of physics, chemistry, geology, physical geography, and earth science topics that relate to everyday life and current events. Additional studies into astronomy, oceanography, meteorology, and geology may also be covered.

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Program Highlights

Associate Degree

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