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Physical Science

Available at the Columbus, Grand Island and Hastings campuses
  • Physics350

    Physical Science courses are designed for students who intend to transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete educational requirements necessary for careers as chemists, geologists, geophysicists, meteorologists, physicists, astronomers, and numerous related occupations.

    Physical Science courses are also a part of pre-professional programs, such as engineering, agriculture, medicine, nursing, and numerous health occupations. Courses also meet general education requirements in other programs.

    • At 2017-18 tuition and fee rates, completing the 60 credits required for an associate of arts or associate of science degree costs:

      Nebraska residents - $6,000
      Non-residents - $8,640

      These costs are for tuition and fees only for the program of study as listed in the CCC online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses, retaking courses or taking courses in addition to those required for the degree. It does not include the cost of books, supplies, tools, computers or other items that may be required.

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    • Finish in 2 years by completing 15 credits a semester for 4 semesters

      The length of time to complete a program is based on a student taking only the courses required for the program as listed in our online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses that may be required based on COMPASS, ASSET or ACT scores, retaking courses or taking courses that are not required by your program of study.

      Your adviser will develop a plan of study to meet your personal needs.

    • Career Coach(1)Students in the Physical Science program typically transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree before entering the workforce. Check out Career Coach to learn about job openings, pay and career outlook in related fields.