Applied Optics Minor

Laser LabApplied Optics is the application of optics to a broad realm of processes and products in industry, such as

  • laser materials processing (welding, cutting and heat treating),
  • automated inspection and measurement,
  • fiber optic communication, and
  • remote sensing

To achieve a minor in Applied Optics, you must complete four courses (16 credits). 

Kettering’s well-respected program is one of the first such programs in the United States.