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Physics Engineering

Associate in Science

 

Physics Engineering

 

From developing clean energy technologies to developing cancer-detecting tools, engineers are the innovators and creators of our society. If you are a creative individual with a talent for problem-solving, this may be the program for you! Our engineering program provides students with a solid foundation in basic mathematical and scientific principles. Studies include general education courses, physics, engineering dynamics and communications.

Our Physics/Engineering program prepares students for advanced studies or specialization at a 4-year institution. Students who obtain an Associate’s Degree may pursue careers such as, but not limited to, avionics technician, air traffic controller (entry into FAA Academy), chemical technician, computer support specialist, web developer, and geological/petroleum technician.

 

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TRANSFER

Students have successfully transferred to:

  • The College of New Jersey
  • Drexel University
  • Rowan University
  • Rutgers University
  • University of the Sciences

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CAREER

Students who complete the Physics Engineering, Associate of Science program and go on to earn a bachelor degree may find employment in occupations such as:

  • Natural Sciences Managers
  • Nuclear Engineers
  • Biochemists and Biophysicists
  • Astronomers
  • Physicists
  • Atmospheric and Space Scientists
  • Materials Scientists
  • Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians
  • Nuclear Monitoring Technicians
  • Physics Teachers, Postsecondary
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education


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YOUR DEGREE COST AND COURSES

First Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
ENG101 English Composition I 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
MAT231 Calculus I 4 $0.00 $760.00 $760.00
CHM101 College Chemistry I 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
SOC-ELEC Social Science Elective 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
Subtotal: $2,792.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
CSC140 Computer Programming 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
ENG102 English Composition II 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
MAT232 Calculus II 4 $0.00 $760.00 $760.00
CHM102 College Chemistry II 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
Subtotal: $2,792.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

 

Third Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
ENS221 Engineering Statistics 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
PHY221 Calculus Based Physics I 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
MAT233 Calculus III 4 $0.00 $760.00 $760.00
ENS160 Engineering Clinic I 2 $66.00 $380.00 $446.00
Subtotal: $3,238.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

 

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
ENG202 Introduction to Speech Communications 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
ENS231 Engineering Dynamics 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
PHY222 Calculus Based Physics II 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
ENS161 Engineering Clinic II 2 $66.00 $380.00 $446.00
HUM-ELEC Humanities Elective 3 $0.00 $570.00 $760.00
Subtotal: $3,238.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

 

Total Program Cost: $12,060.00*

* - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.

** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.