Program at a Glance

Program Type
2-year Associate Degree
Area of Study
College & University Transfer
Science, Math, & Engineering
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Prepare for a Lasting Career in the Field of Physics

Advance your knowledge with this degree in physics and transfer to a four-year institution to start your career.

Why Choose Germanna

This program provides a core foundation in physics, giving you a head start on your physics educational journey. By starting at Germanna,  you're able to take all of your pre-requisite classes here and jump right into your major classes once you transfer to a four-year school. 

Career Options for Physics Degrees

  • Research Scientist: Responsible for designing, undertaking, and analyzing information from controlled laboratory-based investigations, experiments, and trials. 
  • Astronomer: Study planets, stars, and other celestial bodies.
  • Sound Engineer: Responsibilities include setting up and maintaining audio equipment, enhancing audio with appropriate sound effects, and fixing sound-related issues.

Transferring After Germanna

Visit our Transfer Services page to learn more about transferring after Germanna. Explore over 45 partner colleges and universities and review Germanna's guaranteed admission agreements.

What You’ll Learn

In-Demand Skills:

  • Knowledge of mechanics and thermodynamics
  • Newton's laws of motion
  • Understanding of waves, sound waves, and electromagnetism
Course Highlights
College Success Skills
English and Communication
University Physics
General Chemistry

Courses may vary from semester to semester. Please consult the college catalog for the most up-to-date information.

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We’re thinking differently at Germanna and shaping an entirely new approach to career-focused education. Our faculty has extensive teaching experience and can break down complex concepts as you gain more knowledge of the field.
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Work experience can help you identify areas of opportunity for advancement. At Germanna, education and training are available for any stage of your career.
Technical Training
Technical training and career-based certificates can further develop the specific job skills you need to advance in your current job or change careers.
Associate's Degree
Our associate degrees can prepare you for entry-level careers, professional certifications, and successful transfer to a four-year school.
College Transfer
Transfer your Germanna credits to top Virginia four-year schools including UMW, VCU, and Hampton U through our guaranteed transfer agreements.
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