Courses in the Biological and Physical Sciences and Mathematics examine the physical universe, its life forms, and its natural phenomena. They assist in developing an appreciation and understanding of the scientific method and encourage an understanding of the relationships between science and other human activities.
This category includes introductory or integrative courses in astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, physics, physical geography, and other scientific disciplines
This degree requires meeting the Citrus College General Education and proficiency requirements combined with successful completion (grades of "C" and above) of the major requirements.
A.S. Degree Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Biological and Physical Sciences (and Mathematics) A.S. Degree will:
Use proper vocabulary and notation when describing mathematical concepts. They will be able to read books and documents and extract quantitative information.
Develop level appropriate computational skills. These will include numeric calculation, evaluation of expressions, analysis of data, and application of concepts.
Investigate and explain physical phenomena through application of empirical knowledge using mathematical and scientific processes and concepts.
Develop an understanding of and curiosity toward, the physical world. They will develop the analytical skills to devise questions and propose quantitative solutions.
- Demonstrate computational skills and an understanding of mathematical reasoning that will increase self esteem and set them on the path of Lifelong Learning.
About the School
Celebrating over 90 years of service, Citrus College is located in Glendora in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, approximately twenty-five miles northeast of metropolitan Los Angeles.