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About the Department

The Physics Department at SVCC offers science majors the opportunity to learn the fundamental physical concepts, mathematics, and technical skills needed for a successful career in physics, engineering, chemistry, biology, and pre-professional programs.

For science and non-science majors, the Physics Department provides knowledge of the fundamental nature of our reality, the knowledge to participate more fully in the grandeur of natural phenomena, and the knowledge to more fully shape one’s own destiny.

Knowledge is power:  Enjoy the power inherent in physics.