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Physics

Physics students at Casper College may indulge themselves in a wide spectrum of courses based on modern physics from the most elementary physics through calculus. While completing coursework, students will use PASCO, Vernier computer interfaces and a large variety of sensors.

What are the features of Casper’s program?

We offer a great advantage in our small class sizes and a faculty devoted to you, the student. This advantage has been a major factor in the success of our students as they transfer to their next school. We have a strong working relationship with the University of Wyoming and will assist you in transferring there or to the university of your choice.

We offer prime facilities in the Wold Physical Sciences building. We are constantly modernizing our lab equipment and computers used in student labs. This gives our students the edge in utilizing industry standard equipment in their future studies and in the work force. By receiving your associate degree in physics at Casper College, or even taking physics classes for fun, you are well on your way to opening doors in your field of choosing.

What can I do with this major?

Employment info

Learn more about wage ranges and general occupational info for these jobs in Wyoming and across the U.S.: physicistspostsecondary physics teachers, and biochemists and biophysicists.

The Society of Physics Students website has several resources regarding career opportunities with a physics degree. This includes a list of common paths taken by physics majors, tips for finding an internship, job searching strategies, and profiles of physicists in various careers.

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

There are no pre-reqs for this program.

What courses would I take?

For requirements and more information about this program, view its listing in the academic catalog:

Contact Info

Julie Hansen

Academic Assistant, School of Science

Gerald (Jerry) Hawkes

Dean, School of Science

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