Degree Information

College of DuPage provides physics instruction using the best in educational technology and research and to help ease the transferability of courses to four-year schools in the region.

College of DuPage offers an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree. Prior to registration, students should meet with a program advisor for course selection and to determine what courses will be best for you. Students who plan to major in physics should have a strong aptitude for mathematics.

Pre-medicine and pre-dentistry students should check with proposed professional school for the appropriate physics course.


Contact Information

Health and Sciences Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2616, (630) 942-2010


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    Alyssa BowesPhysics

    “Astrophysics is amazing! I’m not sure I know enough to decide what to do for a career, but the idea of finding out what’s in the universe is something I could pursue forever and never get tired of it.”

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    Marsela JorgolliPhysics

    “When I came to the U.S., I wanted to attend a great university. I didn’t come here for a two-year community college, but College of DuPage ended up as the best route for me. COD gave me the resources and opportunities to excel in my academics and my career.”

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    Joe BernsteinPhysics

    "Direct interaction with the faculty without going through teaching assistants was especially important. The fact that faculty engage students in research meant that the faculty members I studied under were very well positioned to guide me toward a career in science."

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