Welcome to Galveston College’s Department of physics. We offer majors and non-majors courses taught by faculty that possess extensive experience in education. We continuously strive to implement modern pedagogies, and novel technologies in the courses of our curriculum.
After graduation, many of our students continue their education in any number of four year degree programs, such as chemistry, physics, medicine, Engineering or other professional fields. Physics at GC is an exciting, engaging experience.
Students who choose to pursue an Associate of Science in physics will take the basic core curriculum as well as physics classes. Upon completion of this degree plan, students will be well situated to transer to most four-year colleges in Texas and elsewhere. Courses offered include:
PHYS 1401 COLLEGE PHYSICS I
PHYS 1402 COLLEGE PHYSICS II
PHYS 1405 ELEMENTARY PHYSICS I
PHYS 1407 ELEMENTARY PHYSICS II
PHYS 2425 UNIVERSITY PHYSICS I
PHYS 2426 UNIVERSITY PHYSICS II
See the most recent college catalog for specific degree requirements and course descriptions. Additionally, online course options are available for local and distance learning students.
The mission of the department of physics is to provide high quality educational programs for all individuals studying physics at GC. The department of physics offers a comprehensive education in physics, which prepares students for academic and professional careers.