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.
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: www.texaswages.com, 2016 annual median salaries for Gulf Coast region.
PHYS 1301/1101 Update
Effective with the Fall 2020 semester, 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 Admissions or EPCC for more information, or call the science department at 281-998-6350 ext 1560 for more information.