Recommended Course Sequence

Recommended Sequence of CoursesPrinter Friendly
Program of Study: PhysicsCourse Offerings subject to change. Please consult the current Schedule of Classes.
Department: Chemistry & PhysicsThis document is for planning purposes only and is not a guarantee of course offerings
Coordinator: lwilliams@santarosa.eduA full-time student seeking to complete an Associate's Degree in two years should expect to take an average of 15 units per semester.
Term Effective: Fall 2020A major is only part of what is required for an Associate's Degree see additional requirements here
* denotes a required course.Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for educational planning
   

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
CHEM3A*GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1:LEC3.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021CHEM42 AND MATH154YES
CHEM3AL*GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1: LAB2.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021CHEM3AYES
MATH1A*CALCULUS 15.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021MATH25 AND MATH58 OR
MATH27
YES
Total Semester Units:10.00
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MATH1B*CALCULUS 25.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021MATH1AYES
PHYS40*CLASSICAL MECHANICS5.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021MATH1AYES
Total Semester Units:10.00
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MATH1C*CALCULUS 34.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021MATH1BYES
LIR10*INTRO TO INFO LITERACY1.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021YES
PHYS41*WAVES, OPTICS, THERMO4.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021PHYS40 AND MATH1BYES
Total Semester Units:9.00
Semester 4
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MATH2*CALCULUS 43.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021MATH1CYES
PHYS42*ELECTRICITY & MAGNETISM4.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021PHYS40 AND MATH1CYES
Total Semester Units:7.00
Semester 5
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
PHYS43*MODERN PHYSICS3.00Spring 2021PHYS42 AND PHYS41 AND MATH2
Total Semester Units:3.00
Recommended course sequence units total:39.00
Minimum units to meet major requirements:39.00
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face