Physics Degree: Associate of Science

The completion of the following courses is appropriate for you if you plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a major in physics. You are urged to consult with a physics faculty advisor before beginning any program of study. These courses provide the basic preparation leading to Chemistry related careers. Some courses might not be offered each semester.

Physics Degree


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  • Associate of Science with an emphasis in Physics (Designated Degree)

Associate of Science: Physics Designated Degree

In collaboration with Colorado 4-year schools, Colorado has developed a statewide guaranteed transfer program called "gtPathways" to create seamless transfer. Click here for a list of courses that are guaranteed transfer to any Colorado public college or university.

This AS in Physics Designated Degree will transfer seamlessly to Colorado public colleges or universities.

Career Paths/Options in Physics

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


About Red Rocks Community College: We are a two-year college located in Lakewood, a surrounding area of Denver, and offer a serene foothills setting with wild life, rolling hills and mountain views. With the help of our supportive learning community of faculty and staff, we offer flexible online, weekend, self-paced, accelerated and traditional classes that transfer easily to any four-year college in Colorado.  RRCC is a community college that provides degrees and certificates for new or returning students, and concurrent enrollment for high school students since 1969.