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Santa Ana College Programs

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


Physics, General

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: 24 units

Chemistry, General

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: 23 units


The structure, composition, origin, history, distribution and modification of materials upon and within the earth and other celestial bodies.
Units needed for degree: 24 units