Physics Program at Arizona Western College (AWC)

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Physics Program

The physics degree program at Arizona Western College instructs students on the scientific study of matter and energy, as well as the testing and formulation of laws that govern the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Students who graduate the physics degree program may follow a career path in ecology, healthcare, archaeology, and more. Course instruction includes classes in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, and more. Get more details below including other Arizona colleges that offer physics program.

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Students Enrolled in the Physics Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Arizona Western College offers an associate's degree program in physics.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male3
Female0

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Hispanic2
White1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Physics program at AWC, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Natural Sciences Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.7% from 2010 to 2020

Physicists

Description

Conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, physicists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.2% from 2010 to 2020

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

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.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Physics Programs in Arizona

Physics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 58 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B,M,D)

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 37 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B,M,D)
  • Optics, Optical Sciences (B,M,D)

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 31 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B,M)

Eastern Arizona College

Thatcher, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Physics (A)

Cochise College

Douglas, AZ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Physics (A)

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