Miriam Simpson
Program Coordinator
Phone: 619-660-4271

Physical Science

The physical science major is designed to give students working toward a bachelor’s degree a well-balanced, lower division program. The curriculum emphasizes fundamental concepts and problem solving. The degree requirements are typical of what four-year colleges and universities require; see for requirements of specific transfer institutions.


Career Opportunities

This degree program trains students for a wide variety of diverse professions such as technical administration in industry and government, legal work with patents, scientific librarianship, scientific journalism, and physical science teacher.

  • Astronomer Cartographic Technician
  • Chemist
  • Geodetic Technician
  • Geologist
  • Meteorologist Meteorological Technician
  • Oceanographer
  • Patent Lawyer
  • Physical Science Teacher Physical Science Technician
  • Physicist
  • Range Technician
  • Soil Conservation Technician

Related Resources 

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