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Learn the laws of motion, energy, machines and the universe. From quarks to super clusters, we will help you gain the knowledge to pursue a STEM-related career.

The Associate of Science Physics degree prepares you for transfer to a university and is a Tennessee Transfer Pathways.

Tennessee Transfer Pathways (TTPs) enable you to complete your degree at Motlow and then transfer to any Tennessee public university, and several Tennessee private universities, to complete your bachelor’s degree.

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Practical Experience

  • Hands-on labs
  • In-depth research
  • Problem solving
  • Illustrations of principles and laws
  • Laws of rotational motion and simple machines
  • Technical measurements, forces, vectors, equilibrium, velocity and acceleration, work, energy, and power
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Light and optics
  • Temperature, heat transfer, heat gas laws and thermodynamic applications
  • Electrostatics, direct current, alternating current, sound, light, and nuclear physics

Career Opportunities

  • Engineer
  • Physicist
  • Mathematician
  • Statistician
  • Research Scientist
  • Physics Teacher
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