The Volunteer State Community College Physical Science offerings are designed to meet the general education science requirements for the associate's and bachelor's degrees. Courses are offered in a variety of formats including traditional, hybrid and online.

Physical Science is designed to increase awareness of the physical and biological environment in which we live, our interrelationship with it and our responsibilities in caring for it. This is accomplished by developing skills required by the scientist that are helpful for persons in any area of specialty - observation, testing, measurement and critical thinking.