Associate in Science (Transfer)

If you seek to understand the laws that govern the universe, the Physics program at ICC is for you. Physics is the scientific study of matter and energy. Yes, it’s complex, but you’re in great hands with ICC instructors.

students became NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS)

With Physics, you concentrate on building a strong foundation in the sciences and math, with the intention of transferring to a university for completion of a bachelor’s degree. Careers you might pursue include teaching, research and development, law, business, and even the military.

A Quality Education

Faculty who are experts in their fields teach all ICC courses. They are 100% committed to teaching so you’re ready to transfer to a university or move into your career.

Get Involved

Challenge yourself in ICC’s Honors Program. High-achieving students join Honors to experience sustained intellectual and social interactions with their peers.

Career Outcomes

Mechanical Engineer, Software Developer, Data Analyst, Medical Researcher, Cosmologist, Geophysicist, Computing Scientist, Teacher


18 Months

If full time

4 semesters
60 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Coaches help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2024-25

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


15 Students

Average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

Will I be ready to transfer?

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

Notable Alumni, Michael Brown, Executive Director, Ecology Action Center
CTE Programs Lead River to Prestigious Scholarship Opportunity
Ben Rixstine
Jay, and others, graduate from ICC’s first Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship Cohort

Studying physics at ICC ignites a student’s mind to be curious and creative problem-solvers and researchers.

Dr. Viji Varadarajan, Professor, Physics
Let’s Get Started ▸

How Do I Get Into the Physics Program?

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.
  4. Need help? Our admissions team is happy to assist.

How Am I Going to Manage This?


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