Ask Joe
Mt. SAC Important Message

SPRING STUDENTS: Evidence of COVID-19 vaccination is required to take ON-CAMPUS classes. First dose is due by February 11. Fully ONLINE students are exempt. Learn more at


Physics Program

A group of students work on a robot

Physics Program

The Department of Physics and Engineering offers transfer courses in Physics and Physical Science for general education and pre-health careers students as well as for scientists and engineers. Virtually all of our Physics and Physical Science courses are offered in an integrated lecture/lab format that emphasizes the interaction between experiment and theory.

We also offer a complete two-year transfer program in Engineering, with courses in Statics, Dynamics, Materials, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Drawing, and Surveying.