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Unlock the secrets to this world and the universe through Austin Community College’s Physics Program. You’ll learn the principles and applications of physics, such as chemistry, astronomy, geology, meteorology, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, and nuclear physics. Associate degrees are offered in physics and astronomy, transferring toward a bachelor’s degree at a four-year university.
National Science grants
University transfer degree
Physics careers remain in demand, with most requiring a high level of education. Check out some you might consider.
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Conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories.
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Teach courses pertaining to the laws of matter and energy. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
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ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.
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