Degrees & Certificates
If you’re passionate about science, begin with physics, which is the foundation of all science, from the smallest subatomic particles to the enormity of space.
Physics classes at Waubonsee challenge your imagination and propel you to discoveries—about the universe around us, and about your own capacity for learning and solving.
And since physics encourages broad skills development, the benefit to your future is unlimited. Start your physics education with us and transfer to the specialized program you’re passionate about.
Studying Physics at Waubonsee
Focusing on physics at Waubonsee is an excellent way to prepare for a bachelor's degree, graduate school, and even some of the most intense and exhilarating careers: medical school, flight training and engineering among them.
Our labs are cutting edge, with up-to-date equipment and modern technology that maximize the learning environment. And our faculty is cutting edge too, bringing global experience on topics like particle cell accelerators and neutrinos to those labs.
Our students also spend time at Fermilab, America’s premier particle physics and accelerator laboratory located in nearby Batavia. It’s all part of our dedication to your science education, degree and career.
Working in Physics
Physicists are analysts and explorers. They link information and seek solutions that are both fundamental and far-reaching. Their professional paths might lead them to engineering, technology, medicine and other sciences.
Physicists contribute to important initiatives as researchers, consultants, technicians, engineers and developers.
The tenets of physics are meaningful elements in industries including energy and natural resources; health and biosciences; mechanics and instrumentation; aviation and other transportation sciences; even astronomy and natural phenomena.
There are rewarding career options for every physicist.