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.
BS-Microscopy Major Requirements
Applied Microscopy Program, offered by Concordia University Chicago in partnership with the Hooke College of Applied Sciences, a member of the McCrone Group, offers students the unprecedented opportunity to learn from world leaders in the field. Hooke provides professional services to industrial, governmental, and legal authority. The knowledge and the equipment training, during the course work at Hooke, prepare the students for successful industrial/scientific careers. Upon successful completion of a microscopy course, students will be eligible for a certificate of attendance or IACET (International Association for Continuing Education and Training) continuing education credit awarded by Hooke.
|Required Hooke Courses|
|Polarized Light Microscopy|
and Polarized Light Mic Practicum
|Scanning Electron Microscopy|
and Scnning Electron Mic Practicum
and Infrared Microscopy Practicum
|Sample Preparation Techniques|
and Sample Prep Technques Practicm
|MIC-4999||Applied Science Capstone Crse||3|
|Select MIC courses with practicum||18|
|BIO-2011||General Biology I||4|
|BIO-2012||General Biology II||4|
|General Chemistry I|
and General Chemistry II 1
|Organic Chemistry I|
and Organic Chemistry II 1
|PHY-2121||Elementary Physics I||4|
|PHY-2122||Elementary Physics II||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 For courses that are pre-requisites, the C minimum remains unless superseded by admission grade requirements for specific programs, e.g., nursing at Oak Point (formerly Resurrection) University, microscopy at Hooke College,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