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Applied Physical Science

Applied Physical Science

Department: Applied Physical Science

Program Type: Manufacturing

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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 related to everyday life and current events. Additional astronomy, oceanography, meteorology, and geology studies may also be covered.

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The future employment outlook for Applied Physical Science is generally positive. Growth is driven by the increasing demand for advanced technology and the need for professionals to develop, test, and improve these technologies. Additionally, the growing demand for renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power, will contribute to this field's growth.

Overall, there will be a continued need for professionals with expertise in Applied Physical Science in various industries, including manufacturing, energy, and health care. Refer to Career Coach for more information regarding related occupations and compensation.

Program Highlights

Associate Degree

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