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Anyone on here do an Associate's in Physics at a C.C.? Was the cost worth the knowledge you gained? Or would self learning have been the way to go? Thanks.
 

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Anyone on here do an Associate's in Physics at a C.C.? Was the cost worth the knowledge you gained? Or would self learning have been the way to go? Thanks.
I went to community college and transferred to university for physics.

What do you intend to do with an associates in physics? It would probably take three years to get, assuming you need remedial courses in mathematics. Do you plan to transfer to university, go to graduate school?
 
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Associate Degree in Physics would be most typical a set of courses to be able to continue onto most undergraduate science or engineering educations. Nearly all such undergraduate degrees require Calculus 1,2,3; one year of General Chemistry, Beginning Physics series of courses on Mechanics, Electricity & Magnetism, and "Modern Physics"; and maybe one or two Biology intro courses. That is typically what you would have taken to earn the A.A. degree in (for example) Physics.

Expect the A.A. degree to also include maybe one combination course of linear algebra and differential equations.
 

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