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Program Description

The Physics curriculum at Grayson College is designed for transfer to four-year institutions. However, all students are advised to counsel with the university/college of their choice to determine if all courses recommended by GC are applicable to that institution’s bachelor’s degree.

Program Mission Statement

The Physics Department’s mission is to provide quality instruction in physics to the service population.

Admission Information & Criteria

  • Grayson College requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Students must be college ready in reading, writing, and math based on Grayson College’s Success Initiative Plan.

Job Outlook & Growth

People with a physics background continue to be in demand in information technology, semiconductor technology, and other applied sciences. Source:  U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook

Career Pathways

Achieving your educational goals in the shortest amount of time possible, and possibly collecting credentials along the way, will help you join the workforce faster. There are a number of ways to reach your goal, and Grayson College's "Pathways" will help you visualize this important journey you are about to begin. Visit Career Pathways.

Degree Plan

View the degree plan to see what courses will be taken.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial aid is available to eligible students enrolled in this program, including loans, grants, scholarships and work study jobs. All students should visit the Paying for College page for valuable information and resources. All students seeking financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) over the internet at (GC’s school code in Step Six is 003570) and a GC Application for Financial Aid available on the GC website on the Paying for College page. All applications should be filed by March 31st to ensure full consideration.

The Grayson College Foundation awards thousands of scholarship dollars to deserving students every year. Once you complete the FAFSA process, consider submitting an application for a scholarship. The priority deadline is March 15; however, applications are accepted until funds are depleted for the year. Learn more by visiting Scholarships.


Ryan McKinney
Professor of Physics