Welcome to Physics & Engineering

Palomar College Mission: Palomar College respects each of our students’ experiences and supports them to achieve academic success. As a community college, we encourage our students to embrace the best version of themselves and prepare them to engage with our local and global communities.

To read about all Physics and Engineering courses offered at Palomar College, please consult the College Catalog.

Engineering students interested in AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Technical Drafting and Creo classes, please search under Drafting Technology (DT).  For DT course inquiries, please contact Anita Talone.

To see a list of courses offered in current or upcoming semesters consult the Class Schedule. (NOTE: When searching the “Online Schedule-Any Term” view, make sure to UNCHECK the “Show Open Classes Only” box to see the complete list of Physics and Engineering offerings.)


Requisite Exception Petition Form:

Requisite Exception Petition Form

Purpose: Students wanting to enroll in a class who have not met the prerequisite but have a valid reason to bypass the prerequisite can submit the Requisite Exception Petition. This form is routed to the academic department for review by the Department Chair and Dean. Students will need to be logged in to MyPalomar to access the link and will receive a response via email.  Students will need when submitting the petition form:

  1. A copy of your transcript (unofficial is fine) showing completion of the prerequisite.
  2. Any other supporting documentation.


     COURSE OUTLINE OF RECORDS (in lieu of Syllabi)

Need course outlines (or syllabi) for current or transferring university???:

Our public search of all Palomar College detailed Course Outlines (CORs) is located at http://palomar.curricunet.com/PublicSearch.  The CORs detail curriculum for any Palomar College course and the COR is what your university will need to determine transferability.  Search and access either the “Active” or “Historical” version depending on the semester(s) you attend(ed) Palomar College.  If they insist on reviewing past syllabi, please contact the Physics and Engineering department for assistance.