Molecular • Research • Health • Nuclear • Renewable Energies • Astrophysics
Key Program Features
If you enjoy observing and experimenting to answer fundamental scientific questions, physics may be the field of study for you. In physics, students study the nature and properties of matter and energy. Some of the careers in physics are as material scientist, gravity researcher, health physicist, particle physicist, solar energy physicist and astrophysicist. At LLCC, students can obtain a solid foundation in physics to prepare them for transfer to a four-year college or university.
According to U.S. Department of Labor employment projections, opportunities for physicists are expected to grow 14.5 percent from 2016 to 2026. The 2017 median annual wage for physicists was $118,830.
LLCC offers the following degree program in physics. This program is intended for students planning to transfer and earn a bachelor’s degree in physics or some closely related area. Learn more about the courses for this program:
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- PHY 100 – Conceptual Physics (3 credits)
- PHY 101 – General Physics I (4 credits)
- PHY 102 – General Physics II (4 credits)
- PHY 201 – Physics I (4 credits)
- PHY 202 – Physics II (4 credits)
- PHY 203 – Physics III (4 credits)
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Courses for the physics program have standard tuition rates. For the 2021-2022 academic year (fall 2021, spring 2022 and summer 2022), these courses have an in-district rate of $134.50 per credit hour. Get more information on tuition and fees.
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