Curriculum & Transfer

Lakeland Community College offers physical sciences courses for students interested in a physical science field (astronomy, geology, physics, etc.) or health technologies related career; intending to transfer; and looking for general science courses. Students interested in a degree related to physics or pre-engineering should complete Lakeland's Associate of Science degree.

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Course Schedules
Course Descriptions
Courses for Nonmajors

The following courses are perfect for students who are interested in physical sciences or physics but not majoring in physics or a health technology career that requires a specific physical science or physics class.

  • GEOL 1100 Introduction to Physical Geology
  • GEOL 1300 Introduction to Stream System Analyses
  • PHYS 1500 Astronomy
  • PHYS 1550 Everyday Physics
  • PHYS 1610 General Physics I
  • PHYS 1620 General Physics II
  • PSCI 1100 Conceptual Physical Science
  • PSCI 1300 Earth Science
  • PSCI 1400 Introduction to Meteorology
Courses for Physics or Pre-engineering Majors

The following courses should be taken by all students who would like to major in a physics related field.

  • PHYS 2410 Science and Engineering Physics I
  • PHYS 2420 Science and Engineering Physics II
Courses for Health Technology Majors

Depending on your major, the following courses are commonly required for careers in health technology.

  • PHYS 1440 Physics for Allied Health
  • PHYS 1550 Everyday Physics

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Transfer Opportunities

Students interested in pursuing a four-year degree in physical sciences should consult with a Lakeland counselor and the Transfer Center as soon as possible to maximize course transferability. In addition to many seamless transfer partners through the Ohio Transfer Module, the following related options are currently available to Lakeland students:

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