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Is a bachelor's degree your goal? Our two-year associate degrees (A.A., A.S.) are guaranteed to transfer to four-year public schools in Colorado.

Need skills? Our technical degrees (A.A.S.) and certificates launch you into a career. Some certificates can be completed in just one semester!

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You can earn an Associate of Science (A.S.) degree at FRCC and transfer to Colorado public four-year schools.

Multiple Career Paths

A degree in Physics opens the door to careers in many areas, such as:

  • Teaching
  • Medicine
  • Law
  • Industry
  • Medical Instrumentation Development
  • Alternative Energy Research/Development
  • Weather Forecasting
  • Physicist
  • Researcher
  • Professor
  • Engineer
  • Radiologist
  • Biophysicist

Physics Degree and Course Information

There are multiple ways to pursue a degree in physics. It is very important to work with your Pathways Advisor to develop the best academic plan for where you are starting and where you are hoping to transfer.

For students who want to complete a degree in physics and are college chemistry and calculus ready, the A.S. in Physics is the most direct path to a Bachelor’s degree in this field.  It is recommended that you meet with your advisor before selecting a pathway in physics.

Transfer Degree

With this degree you can transfer to the following Colorado public four-year schools:

  • Colorado Mesa University
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo
  • Fort Lewis College
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
  • University of Colorado-Denver
  • University of Northern Colorado

Be sure to talk with an advisor when selecting your courses to ensure you will complete your degree on time with the classes you need.

Paid Internship Opportunity

Geo-Launchpad is a paid summer internship open to all Colorado community college students to develop research skills for a career in science, engineering, or technology. This eleven week program takes place at UNAVCO located in Boulder, CO from mid-May to early-August. Learn more.

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