Enrollments in physics courses at two-year colleges About 176,000 students were enrolled in various physics courses on two-year college (TYC) campuses during the 2011–12 academic year. This represents a 60% increase in enrollments since the 1995–96 academic year. Enrollments in conceptual physics courses more than doubled during this period, going from 19,000 in 1995–96 to 41,000 in 2011–12. Enrollments in algebra/trig-based physics courses represented the largest block of students in both periods, accounting for more than one-third of the TYC physics students in 1995–96 and almost half in 2011–12. Enrollments in other types of physics courses declined from 24,000 in 1995–96 to 16,000 in 2011–12.

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