Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences


The Associate of Science - Physical Science Louisiana Transfer offers a flexible and interdisciplinary approach towards understanding the physical world. Majoring in Natural Sciences will prepare students for entry-level science positions.  The program also provides a great basis for students who would like to transfer to a bachelor program at another university. 

Students in the Physical Science major will choose a sequence in either physics or chemistry to be completed with the associated labs. Advisors, and the university catalogs and links on the articulation web site ( can provide more guidance on specific course recommendations depending on the student’s area of interest and anticipated baccalaureate major.

About the Associate of Science Louisiana Transfer in Physical Science

Through your coursework, you will:

  • Earn an Associate of Science degree with a significant general education core, designed to also to serve as preparatory education for transfer to a related baccalaureate program
  • Take a variety of general education and major-specific courses as part of the Physical Science Associate of Science Louisiana Transfer degree program
  • Begin and complete a post-secondary education through online and hybrid degree courses, accelerated learning formats, and prior learning assessments
  • Develop your knowledge and skills relevant to the field of physical science

In summary, the Louisiana Transfer Associate Degree guarantees (with grade requirement met):

  • Admission to a 4-year public university
  • Junior-level standing
  • Transfer of all 60 hours
  • Completion of General Education block requirements at any Louisiana public university
  • Equal opportunity to complete against ‘native’ students for admission to limited access programs


Degree Requirements

  • English Composition (6 hours)
  • Mathematics/Analytical Reasoning (6 hours)
  • Natural Sciences (9 hours)
  • Humanities (9 hours)
  • Social/Behavioral Science (6 hours)
  • Fine Arts (3 hours)




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Science and Mathematics

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The courses and degree are available both in-person and hybrid formats. 


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