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Physical Science/Physics

Program Mission Statement

The Department of Physical Science/Physics at Wallace Community College seeks to provide excellence in physical science and physics instruction with state of the art laboratory and instructional equipment, continuous professional development of faculty, and innovative instruction. The departmental faculty challenge students to reach beyond their accustomed educational boundaries and develop independent critical thinking skills.


Leah Cuthriell
(334) 556-2417 
Ann McCarty, PhD.   (334) 556-2402


Click on course name for course descriptions as well as any pre-requisites and co-requisites.
PHS 111  Physical Science I
PHS 112  Physical Science II
PHY 115  Technical Physics
PHY 213  General Physics I with Calculus
PHY 214  General Physics II with Calculus
PHY 216  Recitation in Physics with Calculus I
PHY 217  Recitation in Physics with Calculus II
The detailed requirements for each of the programs and transfer guides offered through the Natural Science Division are found in the Wallace Community College Catalog and Student Handbook. You may view the college catalog by going to . It is recommended that you review the information published in the Catalog, and that you research the STARS program on the Web at to ensure that your planned curriculum will meet the requirements of the four-year college(s) that you may be considering for transfer upon completion of your requirements at Wallace Community College.
Student learning outcomes for each course offered by the Department of Physical Science/Physics  may be viewed  here.
Student learning outcomes for each course offered by the Department of Physical Science/Physics may be viewed  here.