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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Department of Physics and Astronomy


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College of Science and Mathematics
Location: Sundquist Science Complex, B332
Phone: 931-221-6116
Website: http://www.apsu.edu/physics/

What do physicists actually do? More than you ever imagined! Physicists put their knowledge of fundamental underlying scientific principles to practical use in fields like electronics, optics, communications, aerospace and medicine. Computers, GPS, and CD players, while commonplace today, all sprang from early technologies developed by physicists. Physicists lead the way in almost every new technology. They are well paid, and there is no shortage of career opportunities. Industries of all types are scanning graduating classes for bright problem-solvers with broad technical understanding—exactly what the physics department at APSU produces.

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