This Transfer Degree Road Map applies to the following catalog year(s):

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, Title 5 (United States History and Government), and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the 4-Year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
ASTR 300 3
PHYS 301 (Fall Only) (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 3
PHYS 311 (Fall Only) 3
PHYS 365 (Fall Only) 2
PHYS 389 (Fall Only) 3
Elective 1
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
PHYS 366 (Spring Only) 2
PHYS 375 (Spring Only) 3
PHYS 402 (Spring Only) 3
PHYS 410 (Spring Only) 3
GE Upper Division from Section C or Section F 3
Elective 1
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
ASTR 301 (Fall Only) 3
PHYS 431 4
PHYS 465 (Fall Only) 2
Physics Upper Division Elective 3
GE Upper Division from Section D or Section F 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
ASTR 401 (Spring Only) 3
PHYS 493 1
PHYS 497 (Spring Only) 3
Elective 8
Total 15

One course for the degree must have an Ethnic Studies/ES designation.