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Program Summary

The study of physics at Hill College is an adventure! You will find it challenging, exhilarating and rewarding. It will appeal to your sense of beauty as well as your rational intelligence. Our present understanding of the physical world has been built of foundations laid by scientific giants such as Galileo, Newton, Maxwell and Einstein, and their influence has extended far beyond science to profoundly affect the ways in which we live and think. You can share some of the excitement of their discoveries when you learn to use physics to solve practical problems and to gain insight into everyday phenomena.


Physics/Chemistry Education Plan

Physics Degree 
Associate of Science 
60 Credit Hours 

Syllabus Search 

Ten Marketable Skills
Communication the process of transmitting information and ideas from one individual or group to another, verbally or through writing.
Critical Thinking the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action.
Teamwork willingness to be a part of a group of persons in a cooperative or coordinated effort in the interests of a common cause.
Adaptability the ability to be flexible and adapt to changing conditions.
Work Ethic a set of values centered on the importance of doing work and reflected especially in a desire or determination to work hard.
Continued Learning the ability to continually develop and improve one's skills and knowledge in order to perform effectively.
Social Skills skills used to communicate and interact with other people, both individually and in groups, verbally and non-verbally, through gestures, body language and our personal appearance.
Time Management the process of organizing and planning how to divide your time between specific activities.
Analytical Thinking the ability to solve problems quickly and effectively through a methodical step-by-step approach that breaks down complex problems into single and manageable components.
Cultural Competency the ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures.


  • Aerospace Technology
  • Astronomy
  • Biophysics
  • Engineering- Civil, Electrical or Industrial
  • Geophysics
  • Medicine
  • Meteorology
  • and many more!

Paul Bellah 
Program Coordinator 

Dr. Anthony Ololo
Physics Instructor

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