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Physics

Academic Department: Physical Sciences
Main Office: SMN 300
Phone Ext: 7510
Main Numbers: (415) 457-8811  /  (415) 883-2211
 
In-depth information about each program is available in the Course Catalog, including program descriptions, faculty lists, degree requirements, and course listings. The Course Catalog is available to view and print in PDF* format.
About the Program

The study of physics is extensive. It includes such fields as astronomy, optics, nuclear and high-energy physics, acoustics, solid state physics, biophysics, and geophysics. The career physicist may stand on a missile-launching pad, go beneath the sea or ascend into the upper atmosphere. Today, however, nuclear physicists represent the largest single group of full-time employed physicists.

Career Options
Acoustic Physicist, Air Pollution Specialist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Atomic Physicist, Biophysicist, Chemical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Consumer Safety Officer, Electrical Engineer, Electronic and Molecular Physicist, Electro-Optical Engineer, Environmental Studies Specialist, Food and Drug Inspector, Geophysicist, Industrial Research and Development Specialist, Instrument Designer, Inventor, Laboratory Assistant, Material Researcher, Mechanical Engineer, Metallurgist, Nuclear Physicist, Operations Researcher, Patent Examiner, Pharmacologist, Physical Chemist, Physics Research Technician, Quality Control Specialist, Solid State Physicist, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher, Technical Writer, Theoretical Physicist, Thermodynamics Physicist

Transfer
Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should complete the lower division major requirements and general education pattern for the appropriate transfer institution and major. Exact major requirements for UC and CSU institutions can be found on www.assist.org. Please see a counselor for more information as curriculum requirements may vary among transfer universities.

A.S. in Physics
The physics major is offered only at the Kentfield Campus. Please note: Students are required to complete English 150 for the Associate degree. All students should consult a counselor.

Department Phone: (415) 485-9510
Faculty

NameSend EmailOfficePhone
Everitt, David L David.Everitt@marin.edu SMN 332 7366
Sharp, Leah Zi Leah.Sharp@marin.edu SMN 337 7366
Current and Future Courses

TermSection (CRN)CourseDatesDaysTimeCampusRoomInstructor
Fall 2014 80694 PHYS 108A - General Physics I 08/18/14-12/05/14 M 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 109 Sharp, Leah
80694 PHYS 108A - General Physics I 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD SMN 115 Sharp, Leah
80695 PHYS 108A - General Physics I 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 17:40-19:00 KTD SMN 115 Sharp, Leah
80695 PHYS 108A - General Physics I 08/18/14-12/05/14 R 19:10-22:00 KTD SMN 109 Sharp, Leah
81354 PHYS 108AC - General Physics I/Calc 08/18/14-12/05/14 W 11:10-12:00 KTD SMN 115 Sharp, Leah
80697 PHYS 110 - Introductory Physics 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 14:10-15:30 KTD SMN 229 Sharp, Leah
80698 PHYS 207A - Mechanics/Prop of Matter 08/18/14-12/05/14 T 13:10-14:00 KTD SMN 109 Everitt, David
80698 PHYS 207A - Mechanics/Prop of Matter 08/18/14-12/05/14 T 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 109 Everitt, David
80698 PHYS 207A - Mechanics/Prop of Matter 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 09:40-11:00 KTD SMN 109 Everitt, David
80699 PHYS 207B - Electricity and Magnetism 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 11:10-12:30 KTD SMN 109 Everitt, David
80699 PHYS 207B - Electricity and Magnetism 08/18/14-12/05/14 R 13:10-14:00 KTD SMN 109 Everitt, David
80699 PHYS 207B - Electricity and Magnetism 08/18/14-12/05/14 R 14:10-17:00 KTD SMN 109 Everitt, David

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