Mission College Physics Department

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Mission College's Physics program presents physics as a dynamic, exciting field and is taught by experienced and dedicated instructors who consider teaching as a primary responsibility. Laboratories are a central, not subservient, part of the courses. The sequences are designed to meet transfer requirements for majors in the Physical and Natural Sciences.

Highlights
  • Modern and well-equipped laboratories
  • Class size limited
Career Options

Calculus Based Physics

  • Physicist
  • Physical Scientist
  • Oceanographer
  • Geologist
  • Meteorologist
  • Chemist
  • Engineer
  • Astronomer
  • Architect

Non-Calculus Based Physics

  • Pre-Med
  • All Life Sciences fields

Most career options require a B.S. degree. Classes beyond the Associate Degree level may be required for preparation for transfer to a university program.

Contact Information

Administrative Specialist:
408-855-5295
sherry.alexander@wvm.edu

Dean:
Clement Lam 

Department Chair:
Clint Poe 

Instructional Lab Technician:
408-855-5254
polina.meltzer@wvm.edu

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