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Physics Department


Physics is an interest area that involves understanding the energy and matter that make up our universe. The practice of physics can be used in various applications that include biological and physical sciences.

Clark's Physics Department provides a learning environment that includes small classrooms and learning on industry-standard equipment.

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Foundational Knowledge in the Physical Sciences

Physics is a far-reaching discipline that teaches students the process of thinking analytically through creative experimentation. Clark’s physics courses focus on chemistry, mathematics, and engineering concepts to build a solid foundation in the physical sciences.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities for physicists vary depending on industry and exist in a variety of formats: biochemist, biophysicist, nanosystems engineer, and materials scientist.

Clark offers an Associate in Science Transfer degree (AST2) designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor's degree program in science or engineering. The job titles listed are opportunities based on a bachelor’s degree and above.