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Physical Sciences Program at Miramar College
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.