Galveston College Physics Department 

  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.


WHAT IS THE ROLE OF A Physics MAJOR?

  The program is designed for students who plan to pursue a degree in Physics at a senior college or university after completing their studies at Galveston College. Upon successful completion of the prescribed courses, the student will be eligible to graduate from Galveston College with an Associate of Science Degree.

TWO-YEAR DEGREE 

 

 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. 

DEPARTMENT FACULTY

Daniel Gebreselasie

MISSION STATEMENT

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.

 Program Coordinator

Ana Sanchez, Ph.D.  
409-944-1330
 
CONTACT US 
 
Department of Physics
Galveston College
4015 Avenue Q
Galveston, TX 77550
409-944-1266

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Updated 11/14/2011 - Content Author rvandewa