Physics is the study of the fundamental laws of nature from which we can understand and predict events in our world. It is fundamental to all of the sciences and it is especially fundamental to all of the engineering disciplines. With a degree in physics you can pursue a career in research and development, education or you can specialize in a branch of physics such as nuclear or optical. In many cases, physicists will pursue graduate degrees such as masters or Ph.Ds in order to successfully compete in the field.

Work with FVCC academic advisors to customize your degree so you're prepared to transfer and study Physics. In two years, earn an associate degree, complete lower-level general education requirements, and prepare to transfer to any four-year institution to earn a bachelor’s degree.


Transfer tracks are customized programs of study that prepare students to transfer. You will earn an Associate of Arts (AA) or an Associate of Science (AS) degree customized to your interests and transfer needs.

Associate of Science (AS) Degree Requirements