College for Women | School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences

Applied Science in Biology

Are you interested in earning your Doctor of Physical Therapy? With St. Kate’s Applied Science degree in Biology, you will gain a complete understanding of the human anatomy and physiology and earn your bachelor’s degree while simultaneously pursuing a doctorate.

what can I do with a degree in Applied Science in Biology?

After completing the Applied Science in Biology degree, students will be prepared to either pursue graduate study or enter the following industries:

  • Government
  • Education
  • Medicine
  • Dentistry

what will I study?

When pursuing the Applied Science degree in Biology, students will learn the major principles of biology in addition to developing critical thinking skills. Curriculum for this degree encompasses courses in:

  • Biology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Mathematics

This degree program also provides students with ample hands-on learning experiences in our unique, cooperative learning environment. You will learn alongside industry professionals as well as your fellow students to gain a well-rounded understanding of biology, biomechanics, and more.

Did you know?

  • Applied Science in Biology is offered as a major.
  • Students can move seamlessly into the Doctor of Physical Therapy program with our unique 3+3 program.

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why St. Kate’s?

At St. Catherine University, you will grow as a leader who engages with intention, acts with justice and serves with compassion. You will build personal relationships with faculty and students alike, while you become immersed in active and collaborative methods of learning to achieve your goals.

Major Course Requirements

Major Course Requirements

Explore the required, supporting and recommended courses.

Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum

The path to a baccalaureate degree at St. Kate’s begins with a core curriculum that emphasizes intellectual inquiry and social teaching; challenging students to transformational leadership.



Our faculty are active researchers, industry and academic award winners and influential members of professional organizations. Most of all, they’re passionate, caring teachers.

The St. Kate’s Experience

The St. Kate’s Experience

This unique program brings together resources, activities and personal support to help you achieve your goals.