Cuesta College :: Physical Sciences Division
Astronomy Chemistry Geology Physics


Division Chair
Bret Clark
Office: 2302
Phone: 805-546-3100 x2730
email: bclark[at]

Division Assistant
Cathie Babb
Office in building 2300
Phone: 805-546-3230
email: cbabb[at]

Physical Sciences Division
Cuesta College
P. O. Box 8106
San Luis Obispo, CA   93403
(805) 546-3230
SLO: Building 2300 (campus map)
North County: Building N2400 (campus map)

The Physical Sciences Division at Cuesta College offers courses in astronomy, chemistry, earth and ocean science (formerly known as geology), and physics.  For information about courses and instructors in these disciplines, click on the links above.

  • Full Time Position Available!

    • We are excited to announce an opening for a Full Time Tenure Track Chemistry Instructor to start in fall semester 2016.  Applications are due Feb. 10,  2016.  Details and the online application are available by copying and pasting the following URL into your web browser:

  • Courses:

    • For a complete list of courses offered by the Physical Sciences Division, please look for courses listed under Astronomy, Chemistry, Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography, and Physics in the Cuesta Catalog

    • Current course offerings can be searched for in the course schedule

  • Help for students is available at the Tutoring Center with calendars of science tutoring at the San Luis Obispo and North County campuses.

  • Student Success Study Skills Information


Pictures from the Physical Science Division Barbecue Spring 2015




Last updated November 11, 2015