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Physical Science Course

You teach me baseball and I’ll teach you relativity.-Albert Einstein,

What are the Physical Sciences?

Think Albert Einstein, Newton’s Law of Gravity or the Hubble Space Telescope. Think matter, motion, and energy. The Physical Sciences are concerned with non-living systems and their interactions with and impact on human life. Unlike the biological sciences and their microscopic focus on plant and animal organisms, the Physical Sciences draw their conclusions about the world from its physical properties. The Physical Sciences include chemistry, physics, computer science, space sciences and nanotechnology.

Physical Science at Macomb

In Macomb’s Physical Science Course you will receive an overview of all the Physical Sciences as you explore the underlying physical concepts of our modern technological society. Through both laboratory experiences and classroom lectures, the course will improve your general understanding of the Physical Sciences and their impact on the quality of human life.

Career Opportunities with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Science

A Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Science qualifies you for positions that include forensic science technician, material’s scientist and geoscientist. A master’s degree and Ph.D. are required for teaching and research positions.

Transfer Pathways to a Bachelor’s Degree

Credits earned in Macomb’s Physical Science Courses can be applied toward an associate degree at Macomb and will transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s, masters degree, or Ph.D. in Physical Science, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Physical Science Courses?

For more information on Physical Science Courses at Macomb, contact the Science Department 586.286.2147, or 586.445.7106,

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