Physics Department Strategic Goals

Physics Department Strategic Goals

  • Sustaining a thriving physics program for majors and non-majors that consist of viable degree programs and attractive minors in a relevant curriculum that is supported by continuous improvement.
  • Empowering student learning through personal attention to studentsneeds in terms of effective teaching, learning and professional development.
  • Embracing a Teacher-Scholar Model that impacts professional development, tenure and promotion, annual faculty assessment, and related Departmental procedures, policies, and resource allocations.

Department of Physics Mission

Department of Physics Mission

The Department of Physics at Kettering University pursues a three part mission. We provide undergraduate degrees in Applied Physics and Engineering Physics with a thorough co-op and experiential learning component. Our courses and research opportunities emphasize specialties in acoustics, optics, and materials. Through our introductory courses and technologically relevant physics electives, we support the breadth of university programs.

Program of Study

Program of Study - Engineering Management

You are able to focus your learning by selecting your electives in the engineering or science area of your choice.  This program blends topics of traditional business areas with technical coursework in engineering.  Admission is limited to graduates from ABET-accredited engineering programs or Kettering University graduates with majors in areas other than management or business.

Robotics Summer Camps

FIRST Robotics Summer Camps

The FIRST Robotics Community Center at Kettering University is hosting a number of Robotics Camps for students in grades 1-12.

Sessions include First Robotics Competition, First Tech Challenge, First Lego League, and Junior First Lego League.

Alternate Class Schedule B

Alternate Class Schedule B

Effective: April 2, 2015

Alternate Class Schedule B is subject to activation under the University’s existing alternate academic scheduling procedure and may be amended/modified/superseded (on a case by case basis) through that procedure if/as special circumstances warrant. 


Normal Time (60 min)

Delay Period



Detailed graduation information is available on the Office of the Registrar website. This information includes important deadlines and eligibility requirements. Students should review this information carefully to ensure successful completion of the graduation process.

Kettering University awards degrees at the conclusion of each term; summer, fall, winter and spring.

Guide to Residence Life

The information contained in the Guide to Residence Life reflects the rules, policies and services of the Office of Residence Life at Kettering University. While every effort is made to provide accurate and current information, the Office of Residence Life reserves the right to modify rules, policies, services and any other matter without prior notice. Residence hall refers to all on-campus facilities (Thompson Hall).