What We Do The Physical Sciences and Engineering Department specializes in physics, chemistry, astronomy and engineering. What You Get Students gain knowledge in the physical sciences that can be incorporated into a wide variety of programs and meets general education requirements. Programs in engineering focus on preparation for transfer to four year degree programs. Where You'll Go The department has articulation agreements with a number of four year institutions to allow smooth transfer of credits. The Next Steps Visit the department to talk to a faculty member, or speak to an academic advisor about whether a program in this department is the right fit for you. How Do I Apply?