Students majoring in Physics examine the properties of matter and energy and the relationships between them. Interested students can learn about career opportunities and pathways in Physics and related fields from the American Institute of Physics.
This two-year program is designed to meet the requirements for an Associate of Science in Physics from CNM and prepare a student to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Physics at the University of New Mexico (UNM). However, students from CNM seeking a baccalaureate degree may also transfer to other institutions.
Students interested in transfer to UNM should consult the UNM Physics and Astronomy Department. Students should always refer to the catalog of their intended transfer institution for admission, program, course, and graduation requirements. College catalogs are generally available online. Students should also consult a faculty advisor and/or the CNM Academic Advising Center.
Apply knowledge of physics and mathematics
Identify, formulate and solve physics problems
Demonstrate an ability to utilize basic laboratory equipment
Conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data
Collaborate with peers in a laboratory setting
Recognize/identify professional responsibility
Recognize/identify the impact of the applications of physics in a global environmental and societal context