Physical Science

Department: Academic Transfer and General Education

Our Physical Science program provides courses to students who intend to transfer to four-year colleges and universities and need to complete educational requirements 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.

Academic Transfercourse descriptions

  • What will it cost?
  • How long will it take?
  • What careers can I have?
What will it cost?

At 2019-20 tuition and fee rates, completing the 60 credits required for an associate of arts or associate of science degree costs:

Nebraska residents - $6,300

Non-residents - $9,000

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.

2019-20 Tuition and Fees (cost per credit) Tuition Fees Total
Nebraska Resident $90 $15 $105
Non Resident $135 $15 $150

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How long will it take?

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 assessment 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.

What careers can I have?
Career Coach find your careerStudents 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.