Physics Program at Los Angeles City College

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Physics Program

The physics degree program at Los Angeles City 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 California colleges that offer physics program.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Physics program at Los Angeles City College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.3% from 2014 to 2024

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, physicists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.9% from 2014 to 2024

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.

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

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 California

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,...)

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B,M,D)

Occidental College

Los Angeles, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B)

Glendale Community College

Glendale, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (A)

California State University - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Physics (B,M)

West Los Angeles College

Culver City, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Physics (A)

University of California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Physics (B,M,D)

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 61 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (B,M,D)

Los Angeles Valley College

Valley Glen, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (A)

Pasadena City College

Pasadena, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physics (A)

Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Physics (B)

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