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.

Physical Sciences Degrees & Certificates

Associate in Science Degree:

Earth Science Studies

The Associate in Science degree with an area of emphasis in Earth Science Studies is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree at a transfer institution in a physical or earth science-related major.

Common university majors in this field include:

Physical Sciences Faculty & Staff

Full Time Faculty


Program Staff


Physical Sciences Courses


Course Number Course Name
PHYN 044Supervised Tutoring in Physical Science
PHYN 100Survey of Physical Science
PHYN 101Survey of Physical Science Laboratory
PHYN 105Physical Science for Elementary Education
PHYN 120Physical Oceanography
PHYN 290Independent Study
PHYN 296Individualized Instruction in Physical Science

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