Physics

The strong emphasis in physics on fundamental concepts and problem solving makes it one of the most versatile majors available. The Physics major provides the basis for careers in applied physics and in interdisciplinary areas such as astronomy, biophysics, engineering, environmental science, oceanography, and scientific instrumentation.

Department Administration and Staff

Office:  Academic Center 232 (AC 232)

Telephone: (805) 378-1572

  • Julius Sokenu, Dean
  • Mary Ann Beck, Administrative Assistant

Department Chair

  • Ron Wallingford, telephone (805) 553-4166

Full-time Faculty

A list of full-time faculty offices, telephone extensions and Fall 2014 office hours.

Ron Wallingford, Erik Reese, Farisa Morales

Part-time Faculty

Part-time faculty list their contact information for students on their course syllabi.  In addition, students can leave a message for a particular instructor with the division office by calling (805) 378-1572.

Counselors

Counselors who specialize in the Physics and Engineering degrees can be contacted through the Counseling Office.

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