PHYS 1301/1101 Update

Starting Fall 2020, you will need to have completed the following pre-requisite(s) for PHYS 1301/1101:

  • BOTH College Algebra (MATH 1314) AND Plane Trigonometry (MATH 1316) or 
  • Pre-Calculus (MATH 2412) or higher

Please speak with an Admissions or EPCC for more information or call the Science Department, 281-998-6150 ext 1560 for more information.

Discover Your World, While Taking Classes in the Summer!

Enrolling in a summer science course allows you to focus more on the subject matter.

You can complete your science credential in a shorter time period.

Summer semesters have more parking available.

Summer science courses keep you in the groove of studying and attending classes and helps avoid long gaps in your learning. 

Completing prerequisites during the summer semester allows you to stay on track towards graduation.

The Student Success Center in the library is open for help during the summer semester.

Most summer science classes are from Monday through Thursday, which lend itself to form effective study groups.

why take summer classes

Find Your Future in Physics

Here you will explore the principles of waves, quantum mechanics, polarization and the periodic table, and learn how time, space, energy and matter interact. This degree will prepare you to move on to a four-year program in astronomy, astrophysics, health physics and nuclear physics, to name a few. Our program also opens doors into rewarding positions in research and development, testing, consulting, quality control, and teaching.

An Associate of Science Degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university. 

The San Jacinto College physical science department offers an Associate of Science degree that is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university. The College places emphasis on making observations, evaluating evidence, and solving problems.

Career Opportunities

The Associate of Science in physical science is an excellent entry point into a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral degree leading to careers that include the following.:

  • Biological technician / Research assistant $42,257*
  • Industrial production manager $118,322*
  • Physicist $99,081*

*Source:, 2016 annual median salaries for Gulf Coast region.



Contact Information

Rachel Garcia, Chair - Central Campus
281-998-6350 x 1882
Susan Starr, Chair - North Campus
281-998-6350 x 7395
Connie Gomez, Chair - South Campus
281-998-6350 x 3113
Daintee Jones-Clark, Chair - Generation Park Campus
281-998-6150 x8102

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