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There are a variety of sub-specialties and corresponding degrees within the physical sciences listed in the definition. Do they all meet the requirements for a physical science degree or only certain ones?

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Degrees that are in one of the specialties or sub-specialties of physics, chemistry, and engineering meet the requirements for a physical science degree. All sub-specialties in radiation science that involve study or use of radiation may be considered as a radiation science degree and thus a physical science degree.

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