Feb 20, 2024  

Physics, A.S.

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People in the physics concentration focus on the characteristics of matter and energy and their relationship to each other. Through courses in various types of physics, students investigate dynamics, magnetism, atomic and nuclear physics, heat, sound and other physical phenomena. In addition, students develop efficient investigative skills and learn to accurately analyze and report their findings. Students who earn associate degrees in science from Oklahoma City Community College are well prepared to continue their studies at a four-year college or university. After graduating, they find job opportunities in education, astronomy, geology and meteorology, as well as in government, private industry and with the aerospace industry.

Program Notes

Notes: This program is designed for students planning to continue their education at a four-year college or university. See the front general section for information and requirements about University Parallel/Transfer Programs.

Minimum of 61-62 Credit Hours

Course Grouping

Major Courses

(12 credit hours)

General Education Courses

(40-41 credit hours)
Political Science


Biological Science

  • General Education Biological Science 3-4 Credit Hours

Six credit hours
Social Science

Three credit hours
General Education Elective


Life Skills Courses

(1 credit hour)

Support Courses

(8 credit hours)

Computer Programming

Term 3

Term 5

  • GEN ED - Gen Ed Elective 3 Credit Hours

Term 8

  • HUM - Humanities Elective 3 Credit Hours
  • BIO - Biological Science 3-4 Credit Hours

Term 9

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