PHYSICS

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program

Department:Engineering Science and Physics

School(s): Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

CIP Code: 40.0801
MCC Program Code: PY01
NYSED Code (BRI): 37623
Admissions
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New, Transfer, or Re-admit students should contact Admissions at 585-292-2200 or admissions@monroecc.edu.

Continuing students should contact Engineering Science and Physics for more information.

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50% or more of this program can be completed online.

This program's design is based on: New MCC General Education

Description
The Physics A.S. degree program prepares students to transfer and earn a Baccalaureate degree in Physics or a related area, by providing both physics and general education courses that parallel the first two years at a four-year institution. 

Program Learning Outcomes
1.Solve various problems by applying a fundamental understanding of the basic principles of physics and mathematics
2.Design and conduct experiments 
3.Analyze and interpret the results of experiments
4.Develop skill in using computers for data acquisition and analysis
5.Develop skill in using computers for mathematical modeling
6.Display effective presentation/communication skills

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance
Physics requirement: Regents Physics (exam score >/= 70) OR PHY 145 (grade of C or better).

Math requirement: HS Precalculus (exam score >/= 83) OR Level 10 Math at MCC OR MTH 175 (grade of C or better). 

Chemistry requirement: Regents Chemistry (exam score >/= 70) OR CHE 145 (grade of C or better).

Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
MTH 210 Calculus I
4
CHE 151 General College Chemistry I 
4
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - SOCIAL SCIENCES (SUNY-SS) ELECTIVE
3
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - HEALTH AND WELLNESS (MCC-HW) ELECTIVE
2
First Semester Total:
16
SECOND SEMESTER
MTH 211 Calculus II
4
CHE 152 General College Chemistry II 
4
PHY 161 University Physics 1
4
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS (SUNY-OWC) OR
SUNY GENERAL ELECTIVE WESTERN CIVILIZATION (SUNY-WC) ELECTIVE
3
Second Semester Total:
15
THIRD SEMESTER
MTH 212 Calculus III
4
CSC 101 Introduction to Computer Science
4
PHY 261 University Physics II
4
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - HUMANITIES (SUNY H) ELECTIVE*
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - THE ARTS (SUNY-A) OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGES (SUNY-FL) ELECTIVE
3
Total Third Total:
18
FOURTH SEMESTER
MTH 225 Differential Equations
4
MTH 230 Linear Algebra
4
PHY 262 Modern Physics
4
OPEN ELECTIVE
3
Fourth Semester Total:
15
TOTAL CREDITS:
64
*Choose any SUNY-H course that also fulfills MCC-VE

Revised: 8/1/2018

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