Physical Science


Associate of Science
If you like to solve thought-provoking problems, work in a lab or the field, use exciting new technology, work with little supervision, and try your own ideas, then consider a degree in Physical Science.


The program in Physical Science allows the student the flexibility to gain a broad exposure to topics in physical science. This degree is designed for transfer to the University of Wyoming or other four-year institutions granting degrees in specific areas of physical science such as physics or chemistry.

Other programs that may be of interest: Biological Sciences; Earth and Environmental Science, Pre-Engineering and Environment, Health and Safety.

CWC students take field excursions to Casper Mountain, Yellowstone, the Tetons and Green River. Topics include rock types, tectonics, geologic time, fossils, stratigraphy and surface processes.

Transfer Information
CWC has an articulation agreement with the University of Wyoming for transfer. Students who transfer to UW with the Associate of Science (AS) degree and have a minimum of two three credit college level math courses will be deemed to have met UW's lower division general education requirements.
Students planning to transfer to another four-year college or university are advised to obtain a catalog from the institution to which they wish to transfer. Using Central Wyoming College's catalog, along with the four-year institution's catalog and advisement information, the student will be able to make appropriate decisions for maximum transferability of his or her courses.




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