Overview

Prepare for a major in Physics and Astronomy by taking recommended courses to fulfill the requirements of a physical science transfer degree.

Designed to meet the first two years of requirements for most science and engineering bachelor’s degrees, including core science sequences in math, chemistry, and physics, the Associate of Science – Transfer, Track 2 (AS-T2) in Shoreline’s Physical Sciences Transfer program offers small class sizes in a supportive environment to prepare you for successful transfer to university.

Completion Award
Associate of Science - Transfer, Track 2
Length of Study
90 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Location
On Campus
Tuition & Fees

College Tuition & Fees

Per Quarter 
2018-2019
Residents Non-resident
Online Only
Non-resident
On Campus
Non-resident
Non-Citizen
 
1 credit $148.83 $162.97 $239.71  $326.25
5 credits $608.15 $678.85 $1,062.55  $1,495.25
12 credits (full-time) $1,291.10 $1,425.18 $2,207.48  $3,079.74
15 credits  $1,441.10 $1,577.40 $2,368.85 $3,251.40

 *Amounts above are estimated tuition & fee costs and do not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs. 

Additional Fees
Approximately $20 - $120 per quarter, depending on courses selected

Ways to pay for school

Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.

What You'll Learn

This program option is designed to support Shoreline’s general education outcomes: 

  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning:  Students will demonstrate college-level skills and knowledge in applying the principles of mathematics and logic. 
  • Communication Skills:  Students will read, write, speak in, and listen to college-level English. Effective communication incorporates awareness of the social nature of communication and the effects of ethnicity, age, culture, gender, sexual orientation, and ability on sending and receiving oral, non-verbal, and written messages. 
  • Multicultural Understanding:  Students will demonstrate understanding of issues related to race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, and culture and the role these issues play in the distribution of power and privilege in the United States. 
  • Information Literacy:  Students will access, use, and evaluate information in a variety of formats, keeping in mind social, legal, and ethical issues surrounding information access in today’s society. 
  • General Intellectual Abilities:  Students will think critically within a discipline, identify connections and relationships among disciplines, and use an integrated approach to analyze new situations. 
  • Global Awareness:  Students will demonstrate understanding and awareness of issues related to, and consequences of, the growing global interdependence of diverse societies by integrating knowledge from multiple disciplines. Students will describe how social, cultural, political, and economic values and norms interact.

Careers & Opportunities

Graduates in Astronomy and Physics develop strong observation, critical thinking, problem solving, computational and technical skills to work in a variety of careers fields, such as: astronomy, health care, research and development, education, consulting, engineering design, quality control, operations and management. Potential employers include: Research and development firms, engineering and manufacturing firms, atomic and nuclear labs, government agencies, Departments of Energy and Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, hospitals, medical schools, colleges and universities, observatories, planetariums, science museums, environmental agencies and weather bureaus.

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This option is open to everyone. There are no eligibility requirements to start this program.

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