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Physical Science Department Chairs

Dr. James Heath
Department Chair
Office: (512) 223-6052

Dr. Christina Cavalli
Assistant Department Chair
Office: (512) 223-2160

Dr. James Friedrichsen
Assistant Department Chair
Office: (512) 223-6298




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Physical Sciences - News and Information

New course!

New Physics Course Offered in Fall 2014

Great for sonography and electronics students!

Applied Physics (PHYS 1410) is a NEW one semester survey course in physics intended to give students an overview of physical concepts as well as experience applying those concepts to simple problem solving.

Interested? Check the course schedule for times, days, and requirements.


Society of Physics Students

The Austin Community College Society of Physics Students is a chapter of a national organization that is designed for students with an interest in physics. They meet several times a month to explore internship opportunities, discuss various physics topics, host guest speakers, plan field trips and experiments, and to enjoy the company of others who love physics.

Contact ACC SPS at, or visit their Facebook page at


Research Opportunities for Undergraduate Students in Physics

The Nucleus, a digital collection of information for Physics students, has a comprehensive listing of research experiences for undergraduate students in Physics. Many of these opportunities are open to freshman and sophomores. Check out this link for more information.

The Nucleus is maintained by the National Society of Physics


Interested in Environmental Science or Geology?

Visit the Geology website at  Check out Environmental Sciences and Technology at

Physical Sciences on Social Media




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Society of Physics Students

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Updated: June 3, 2014