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Physical Sciences Program at Miramar College


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Physical Science is the study of the physical environment, material things, matter, and energy. Students learn the principles that form the foundations of non-living systems and gain an understanding and appreciation of the methodologies of science as investigative tools.

The Physical Science program is designed to prepare students to transfer to a four-year university in a physical science-related discipline.

Program Goals and/or Outcomes

Students who complete the Physical Science Program will be able to:

  • Identify connections between scientific theory and observations
  • Solve problems related to concepts in the physical sciences
  • Visualize important features of a given physical phenomenon
  • Interpret scientific results collected by others and/or assess the validity of results collected in a physical science laboratory
  • Students will be assessed through a combination of performance evaluations, written assignments, and written tests and quizzes.

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