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Physics at the the Highland Campus!

General College Physics I (PHYS 1401), Conceptual Physics I (PHYS 1405), and Engineering Physics I (PHYS 2425) are all being offered at the new Highland campus this fall. It's centrally located, and there is plenty of parking! Check out the schedule, and sign up now!



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


Transferring Your ACC Physics Course to a Four Year School

If you are taking Physics classes at ACC, and you are planning on transferring to a four-year school after leaving ACC, click here for a guide to how your classes will transfer to some of the nearby Texas schools.


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Last updated: August 20, 2014