A one semester survey course, PHYS 1410 may substitute for PHYS 1401 for students in the Sonography and Electronics programs. This course is intended to give students an overview of physical conceopts, as well as experience applying those concepts to simple problem-solving. Talk to your advisor about substitututing this class in your degree program.
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.
SPS couples the energy of handfuls of isolated, sometimes small groups of students into a support system of hundreds of similar groups and thousands of affiliated individuals across the globe. SPS members are eligible for awards, internships, research opportunities, grants, and more!
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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
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.
Last updated: November 17, 2014
Information about dates, times, and locations for open labs can be found on the Make-up Labs page.
Interested in becoming a physics as a career? DiplomaGuide.com has info on estimated salaries, career options and other information for the student interested in a career in physics. Physicist Career Summary from DiplomaGuide.com
Links to information on transferring, financial aid, applying and much more are all on our Information for Students, Advisors and Counselors page.
Check out the "Resources for Physics Students" page for textbook web links, tutorials, helpful links and more. Keep checking back, as new content will be added.
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