The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Allegheny, Boyce, South
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This program prepares the student for transfer to a four-year institution with a broad college background and skill and knowledge in physics.Graduates may earn a bachelor's degree and prepare for graduate training in many scientific fields. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Students are to choose their restricted
electives based upon joint consultation with a Physics faculty member
and a transfer counselor.
Restricted CIT ElectiveCIT-145 Programming in C 3 creditsCIT-161 Visual Basic: Windows Programming 4 creditsCIT-245 Data Structures & Programming in C++ 4 creditsRestricted ElectivesBIO-151 General Biology 1 4 credits CHM-152 General Chemistry 2 4 creditsCIT-111 Introduction to Programming: JAVA 4 creditsGGY-201 Introduction to Geology 3 creditsGGY-203 Physical Geology 4 creditsMAT-253 Linear Algebra 3 creditsPHS-101 Earth Science 3 creditsPHS-107 Introductory Astronomy 3 creditsPHS-108 Introduction to Weather 3 credits