Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Physics Studies - TAP/CSCU Transfer Degree, AA (PHYS-AA-TAP)

Location(s): Asnuntuck, Capital, Gateway, Housatonic, Manchester, Middlesex, Naugatuck Valley, Northwestern Connecticut, Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley, Three Rivers, Tunxis

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Physics Studies, A.A. degree program prepares students primarily for transfer to complete a B.S. degree in physics. Graduates will receive a background in mathematics, science, and general education courses for seamless transfer of all credits and junior status in a B.S. degree at Connecticut State Universities.

Learning Outcomes:

Students completing this degree will be prepared to transfer to the CSUs as an incoming Junior, and will be able to:

  • Communicate using terminology appropriate to Physics Studies.
  • Understand conceptual, theoretical and experimental methods used in Physics, and their applications to other fields and disciplines
  • Develop critical thinking, and analytical and computational problem-solving skills.
  • Recognize the broader impact of Physics in Society.

With this degree you will be able to transfer to the following majors.
At Central Connecticut State University: Physics, B.S.
At Southern Connecticut State University: Physics, B.S. Physics, B.A.