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Physics

For students attending: Kankakee Community College
Who plan to major in: Physics

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 1613 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (1713-2813) History, Humanities,  or Philosophy. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Social Sciences, or Sociology. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Free Electives - Choose three courses within an IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Astrophysics degree:

KKC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 2515 Calculus/Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 2524 Calculus/Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATH 2534 Calculus/Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MATH 2613 Differential Equations MATH 252
PHYS 2614 Physics I PHYS 123
PHYS 2624 Physics II PHYS 221
PHYS 2634 Physics III PHYS 223
CHEM 1614 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHEM 1624 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
COSC 2613 Computer Prog. for Science and Engineering CS 104

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018