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Physics is the most basic and fundamental science. It is the root of many other sciences like chemistry, astronomy, geology and meteorology.

The things you learn in physics can be applied to biology, medical science, and are central to a career in engineering.

From APS: "Why Study Physics?"



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Program Details

Apply for General Scholarships through the Financial Aid Portal

How to Apply

  1. Login to My MC Portal
  2. Click the Students tab
  3. Click the "Financial Aid Portal" link
  4. Under Log In, provide your Social Security Number and password. If you do not have a password, click the "First Time User" link at the bottom-right and follow prompts.

For additional general scholarship details and deadlines, visit the General Scholarships page.

General Scholarships

Missing the "Financial Aid Portal" link?

To have access to the Financial Aid portal and apply for scholarships, the student's FAFSA application must be on file with MC Financial Aid.

If the students FAFSA application is not on file with MC Financial Aid, the student must fill out the FAFSA application first and once processed, will be able to complete the general scholarship application.

FAFSA Information

Midland College has articulation agreements with a variety of schools and programs to assist our students with transferring to a university. Our curriculum maps, located in the catalog, provide a guided path for general transfer to our top five receiving institutions; however, your Pathways Advisor can assist you with a personalized plan for your specific transfer based on university and program. It is strongly recommended and encouraged that you contact your Pathways Advisor for assistance with course selection if you plan to transfer.

Engineering Club

The purpose of the Midland College Engineering Club is to provide social opportunities to pre-engineering students while promoting academic support and excellence, and to provide networking opportunities to pre-engineering student with members of the community and universities.

For more information contact Brian Flowers, Engineering Club advisor at or (432) 685-4586.

MC Engineering Club Web Page

First Friday
Science Seminars

On the first Friday of each month during the school year, Midland College hosts a lecture featuring current topics of interest in the science field. Students and the general public are invited to bring their lunch and enjoy these free presentations.

The knowledge and skills you acquire while studying physics can be applied to a wide variety of career fields:

  • Engineering
  • Physics
  • Astronomy
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Finance
  • Medicine
  • Computer Science
  • Biology

More on Careers in Physics

Visit the course catalog for the most complete and up-to-date information.



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Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.

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