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.

American Physical Society: "Why Study Physics?"

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FAFSA Requirement

The student's FAFSA application must be on file with MC Financial Aid to access the Financial Aid Portal and apply for scholarships.

If the student's FAFSA application is not on file with MC Financial Aid, the student needs to complete the FAFSA application, and once processed, will have access to complete the general scholarship application.

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How to Apply

  1. Complete current year FAFSA or TASFA applications
  2. Register for 6+ credit hours towards a degree or certification
  3. Minimum GPA of 2.50 or higher each semester

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

General Scholarships

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.

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

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 Programming
  • Biology

More on Careers in Physics

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



Department Chair

Brian Flowers
Abell-Hanger Science Faculty Building
Room 113
(432) 685-4586


Physics Faculty Contact Information

Division Office

Math & Science

Abell-Hanger Science Faculty Building
Room 124
(432) 685-4561
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