Understanding energy, matter and the universe

Study Natural Phenomena!

Physics seeks to describe the fundamental principles of the world around us—historically, it has provided the keys to some of the world’s biggest discoveries and most widely-used technological developments. Studying Physics at Columbia Basin College (CBC) places you in a learning environment that includes small classrooms and hands-on experimentation with a variety of class options to suit your needs:

  • Introductory classes

    If you're interested in understanding the energy and matter that make up our universe, Physics classes are for you!

  • Required courses

    If you are looking at pursuing careers in the Allied Health fields, nuclear technology or engineering technology, you are required to study Physics!

  • Educational pathways

    Become transfer-ready at CBC to study Science, Engineering and pre-professional majors at a four-year institution of your choice.

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Physics Opens the Gateway to Many Careers

Studying Physics helps you explore and understand the fundamental building blocks of the universe. Physics degrees are widely respected by employers and offer a range of rewarding career opportunities. A background in Physics can throw open the gates to several in-demand occupations, including:

  • Engineer
  • Healthcare Professional
  • Teacher
  • Research Scientist
  • Information Technology Consultant
  • Web Developer
  • Data Analyst
  • Accelerator Operator
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Whether you want to pursue a career in research, development, science, engineering, education, medicine, law, business or the military, a firm foundation in Physics will get you where you want to go!



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