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Monterey Peninsula College Programs


190000 -- Physical Sciences
Instructional programs in the basic nature of matter, energy, systems, and associated phenomena.

Degrees

Physics, General
Univ. Studies - Physics Emphasis

Physical properties and interactions of matter and energy, including equilibrium, power, wave phenomena, mechanics, heat, electricity, magnetism, sound, light, special relativity, and the particle nature of matter.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Chemistry, General
Univ. Studies - Chemistry Emphasis

Subatomic particles, elements, compounds, and other forms of matter: their detection, occurrence, composition, structure, properties, determination, interactions, transformations, changes of state, energy relationship; and the governing laws.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Astronomy
Univ. Studies - Astronomy Emphasis

Matter and energy in the universe, i.e., the solar system, stars, galaxies and nebula, their history and dynamics, and related theories and cases.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Geology
Univ. Studies - Geology Emphasis

The structure, composition, origin, history, distribution and modification of materials upon and within the earth and other celestial bodies.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Oceanography
Univ. Studies - Oceanography Emphasis

The physical and chemical properties of water, the topography and composition of the ocean bottom, waves, currents, tides, the formation of islands, and related subjects.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Ocean Technology
Marine Science & Technology

Procedures and techniques used to measure and analyze ocean currents, seas, and other major bodies of water and ocean life, including the operation and/or maintenance and repair of related equipment and instruments. Includes aquarium technology and aquaculture.
Units needed for degree: 41 units



Certificates:

Ocean Technology
Marine Science & Technology

Procedures and techniques used to measure and analyze ocean currents, seas, and other major bodies of water and ocean life, including the operation and/or maintenance and repair of related equipment and instruments. Includes aquarium technology and aquaculture.
Units needed for certificate: 30 units