Degree Type: Associate of Science Degree, AS
Pathway: Science, Engineering and Math
More Options: Classroom Based, Online
Program Length: 4 Semesters
Location: Centennial, Rampart Range
Transferability: Transferable, Guaranteed Transfer (GT)
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Here are some classes that you could take at PPSC
Covers the physics of kinematics, dynamics, and conservation laws and requires application of classical physics to both mathematical and conceptual problems. Specific concepts covered include 1D and 2D kinematics, Newton’s Laws, rotational motion, energy and work, momentum and impulse, and simple harmonic motion. This course may also cover thermodynamics and fluid mechanics.
Introduces students to the discipline of computer science and programming. Algorithm development, data representation, logical expressions, sub-programs and input/output operations using a high-level programming language are covered. Intensive lab work outside of class time is required.
Explores techniques of problem solving and applications. Topics include first, second, and higher order differential equations, series methods, approximations, systems of differential equations, and Laplace transforms.view in catalog
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Most of the people who work here, they don’t leave here. They retire from here. That says a lot about the school itself. It’s fantastic.
Dr. Regina Lewis
PPSC Communications Department
The Associate of Science Degree with Designation in Physics is designed for students intending to transfer to a four-year school and pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Physics. The Statewide Transfer Agreement will allow students to transfer to a Colorado public four-year school and complete their degree with an additional 60 credit hours. For more information about the Transfer Agreement please visit: cdhe.colorado.gov/students/attending-college/credit-transfer/transfer-degrees
Your personalized schedule will be best determined by meeting with an Academic Advisor.
Student should place into MAT 2410
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