General Undergraduate Admission Requirements
All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Concordia University Chicago undergraduate programs as published in the Concordia University Chicago academic catalog.
New students are accepted into undergraduate degree-seeking programs for online (ADP) and on-campus (Traditional) study in the fall and spring semesters. If you have any questions please work with your admissions advisors.
BA Natural Science Major Requirements
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Seminar in Biology|
|Seminar in Chemistry|
|Seminar in Earth Science|
|Select 12 hours from one of the following areas:||12|
Earth Science (EAS)
|Select 12 hours from one of the areas not selected above||12|
|Select the remaining eight hours from courses with prefixes within BIO, CHE, EAS, MIC, or PHY||8|
Note: Students majoring in Natural Science who are in pre-professional health science studies are strongly advised to select their minors from among biology, chemistry and physics. Up to 9 hours of the major may be applied toward a departmental minor.
The following courses may not be used in this major:
|BIO-1201||Biology in the World Today||4|
|PHY-1110||Physics of Things We Use||4|
Students in the College of Health, Science and Technology or The College of Theology, Arts and Humanities must meet all University requirements found in the Academic Information section of this catalog. Specific requirements for these Colleges include the following:
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 for all coursework completed at CUC
- A minimum GPA of 2.00 for all courses taken in the major at CUC
- A minimum grade of C for all courses taken in a major at CUC
- The Department of Natural Sciences requires a minimum grade of C for courses within the major that are not pre-requisites for other courses. For courses that are pre-requisites, the C minimum remains unless superseded by admission grade requirements for specific programs, e.g., nursing at Oak Point (formerly Resurrection) University, microscopy at Hooke College, medicine/dentistry/pharmacy at LECOM, etc.).
The following courses may not be taken on the Pass/Fail grade option:
Course List Code Title Hours ENG-0100 College Writing 3 ENG-1100 English Composition 3 ENG-2000 Writing About Literature 3 MAT-0100 Fundamentals of Math 3 MAT-0110 Advanced Intermediate Algebra 3 Any course in a major at CUC