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Welcome to Physics Department

Images of Sheriff Department LogoPhysics is regarded as one of the most fundamental of the sciences. Using the scientific method, a student of physics tries to understand the properties of physical reality, such as space, time, motion, matter, energy, force, etc. The objective is to gain a working knowledge of, and be able to make practical applications of the laws that govern the universe.

Physics is a required subject for most majors in scientific and technical fields, such as Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, Medicine, Astronomy, Geology, Earth Sciences, etc.