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Applied Biology: Getting Started

Subject guide for Biology

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A new program at Kettering University, i2e-AU, aims to create engineering graduates with an entrepreneurial mindset. This mindset will help them to not just solve problems and create innovative products, but also do this with customer needs and value creation in mind. Once a student has gone through this program they will know how to recognize opportunities as well as deliver their innovations to marketplace.

Applied Biology

"...from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.”

  -Charles Darwin

The Biology Department is located on the 2nd Floor of the Academic Building 

Learning Objectives & Outcomes

The Objectives of a Kettering Degree Include:


  • A reputation for working effectively and ethically in diverse professional environments.

  • Leadership in their profession while actively pursuing lifelong learning and contributing to progress within their field.

  • The ability to practice responsible decision making and apply best practices to their professional endeavors.

Applied Biology at Kettering

Our Applied Biology program requires students to obtain a strong science background by taking courses in math, chemistry, and physics. They take calculus I & II, two biostatistics courses, and an introductory physics course with lab. Students are also required to take a full year of general chemistry courses/labs, a year and a half of organic chemistry courses/lab, and a term of biochemistry with the lab. The biology core consists of a full year of freshman biology with labs, ecology, and a full year of biological techniques laboratories. Upper division courses include microbiology with lab, molecular biology with lab, cellular biology with lab, and genetics. Students are also required to take two advanced topics in biology lecture/lab courses where they choose from topics that include plant biology, advanced microbiology, advanced molecular biology, biochemistry II, advanced cellular biology, and others.
‚ÄčPer the Kettering University Website

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