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Physics Transfer Major, AS


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 public four-year colleges and universities as designated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) transfer agreement.

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)
  • GT - One GT Pathways -approved CO3 course (GT-CO3) AND
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)
Natural and Physical Sciences (10 credit hours)
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.

  • MAT 266 - Differential Equations with Linear Algebra 4 Credits *

*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

All courses required for this degree must be completed with a "C" or better to be considered for transfer to another Colorado institution. Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.

Graduation Requirements