May 28, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog (DRAFT) 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog (DRAFT)

Physics Studies - TAP/CSCU Transfer Degree, AA (PHYS-AA-TAP)

Location(s): Asnuntuck, Capital, Gateway, Housatonic, Manchester, Middlesex, Naugatuck Valley, Northwestern Connecticut, Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley, Three Rivers, Tunxis

DRAFT CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this draft catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this draft catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • This catalog is a draft to be finalized in the Spring of 2023. The policies, courses and programs described are not applicable until the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Physics Studies, A.A. degree program prepares students primarily for transfer to complete a B.S. degree in physics. Graduates will receive a background in mathematics, science, and general education courses for seamless transfer of all credits and junior status in a B.S. degree at Connecticut State Universities.

Learning Outcomes:

Students completing this degree will be prepared to transfer to the CSUs as an incoming Junior, and will be able to:

  • Communicate using terminology appropriate to Physics Studies.
  • Understand conceptual, theoretical and experimental methods used in Physics, and their applications to other fields and disciplines
  • Develop critical thinking, and analytical and computational problem-solving skills.
  • Recognize the broader impact of Physics in Society.

With this degree you will be able to transfer to the following majors.
At Central Connecticut State University: Physics, B.S.
At Southern Connecticut State University: Physics, B.S. Physics, B.A.