GC STEM Pathway


Welcome to Galveston College’s Department of physics. We offer majors and non-majors courses taught by faculty that possess extensive experience in education. We continuously strive to implement modern pedagogies and novel technologies in the courses of our curriculum.

After graduation, many of our students continue their education in any number of four year degree programs, such as chemistry, physics, medicine, Engineering or other professional fields. Physics at GC is an exciting, engaging experience.



The program is designed for students who plan to pursue a degree in Physics at a senior college or university after completing their studies at Galveston College. Upon successful completion of the prescribed courses, the student will be eligible to graduate from Galveston College with an Associate of Science Degree.

Students who choose to pursue an Associate of Science in physics will take the basic core curriculum as well as physics classes. Upon completion of this degree plan, students will be well situated to transfer to most four-year colleges in Texas and elsewhere. Courses offered include:

See the most recent college catalog for specific degree requirements and course descriptions. Additionally, online course options are available for local and distance learning students.

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The mission of the department of physics is to provide high-quality educational programs for all individuals studying physics at GC. The department of physics offers a comprehensive education in physics, which prepares students for academic and professional careers.

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Through a simple keyword search, you can learn about the employment prospects of differing careers. The real-time information is customized to the College’s geographic region and includes detailed wage estimates and up-to-date job postings associated with any career. Users are directed to the College’s programs when searching for specific jobs.

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Financial aid is available to help eligible part-time and full-time students pay for college. It can be a combination of grants, loans and work-study.

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In addition to federal and state aid, scholarships are a great way to help with the cost of your education. To learn more about the types of scholarships and deadlines.

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Name Dr. Laimutis Bytautas, Coordinator
Title Associate Professor of Chemistry
Room R-378
Program Area Physical Sciences
Phone 409-944-1330
Email [email protected]
Admin Support Jo Ann Palomo Ext. 317


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