FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT ANSON SMITH AT 203-332-5229

HCC OFFERS HARD-TO-FIND PHYSICS COURSES

BRIDGEPORT – Housatonic Community College this summer is offering hard-to-find summer physics courses that are essential for engineering students.

The courses are Calculus-based Physics I and II. The former will run Mondays through Thursdays, June 2 – July 3 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The latter will run Mondays through Thursdays, July 7 – Aug. 7, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

“The courses are essential for Engineering, Physics, Chemistry and many Pre-Med majors,” said Prof. Michael Simon of Trumbull who teaches the course. “The courses use Calculus to solve physics problems that you can’t solve without it.”

In this regard, the course overcomes the limitations of Algebra-based Physics, he said.

The course credits transfer easily, said Simon, who also teaches in the physics department at Fairfield University and Southern Connecticut State University. “In one Calculus-based Physics II taught, ten of the 13 students enrolled transferred their credits to other colleges and universities. The courses have transferred to schools like Brandeis, SCSU, Fairfield, WESTCONN and Wheaton,” he said.

Registration for the class is going on now. You can register in person, by fax or mail, or online at www.hcc.commnet.edu. Students are encouraged to register early to avoid being closed out of the class.

For information, call 203-332-5100 (Admissions), 203-332-5056 or 203-332-5060.

The campus is located at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in downtown Bridgeport, less than 150 yards off I-95 (exit 27) and Rte. 8 (Exit 1) and a block from the Arena at Harbor Yard.