Physics needed for USCGA admissions?

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  1. Davona892

    Davona892 New Member

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    Just wondering, since the USCGA is science and mathematics based, do we need to take an advanced physics class? I've got chemistry and AP calculus done, but nothing yet with advanced physics- so any input and help would be great.
     
  2. grevar

    grevar CGA Admissions Partner

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    Physics will help but it's not necessary for acceptance. My son did not have physics in high school. All cadets will take physics during their 3/c year.


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  3. AuxNoob

    AuxNoob CGA Admissions Partner

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    Hi Davona892, what year are you in high school (if I missed it in one of your posts).
     
  4. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    Physics would help. First, physics is a required class your sophomore year at CGA. I had a rough go for Physics I (I kind of blame the mean professor), but did well in Physics II (different, nicer professor). I took honors Physics (I think, but I can't remember the teacher, so maybe it was straight to AP) and AP Physics in high school.

    Physics is math based, and success in math-based classes shows an understanding of the underlying math.
     

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