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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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Information for Students, Advisors, and Counselors

Interested in Physical Sciences?

Visit the program webpages for Astronomy, Engineering, Geology, and Physics, and for our collaborative department, Environmental Science and Technology, to learn more about each of these programs.


Transferring to a Four Year School

The Physical Sciences department has put together information about transferring coursework to some of the nearby colleges and universities.  To see this information, please click on the links below:

ACC's Transfer Resources page is also good source of information about universities, degrees, course equivalencies and other resources. The University of Texas at Austin has a transfer guide for Austin Community College students.


Registration at ACC

For information about registering for class at ACC, go to the Registration page.



Tutoring is available at ACC in the Learning Labs.   You can check their schedules here.  Resources and tutoring is available for all ACC students in the tutoring labs and in the computer centers at ACC.  Group study rooms, open access computer labs with software and tutorials are available.  If you are a student with special needs, check out the assistive technology also available in the labs.  Check the schedules for times and location.

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Last updated November 11, 2013