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Concordia University Chicago/Hooke College of Applied Sciences
Applied Microscopy Undergraduate Degree

Preparing future scientists in fields from art history to pharmaceuticals, Concordia University Chicago is enrolling students in an Applied Microscopy program in partnership with the internationally renowned Hooke College of Applied Sciences.

In the College of Arts and Sciences at Concordia University Chicago, you can earn your Bachelor of Science degree in 80 semester hours of study. Of the required hours, many are completed through mandatory classes in general, organic and analytical chemistry; biology; forensic science; instrumental analysis; calculus and physics.

You also will take two semesters of courses at Hooke College of Applied Sciences. These hours will include required courses in polarized light microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, infrared and Raman microspectroscopy, particle isolation and manipulation and optical crystallography techniques. You can choose your remaining hours of credit from a list of Hooke College of Applied Sciences courses. Students must earn grades of 'C' or better in all coursework at Concordia and Hooke College to earn the bachelor of science degree.

Microscopy Courses Semester One: 18 Semester Hours

Modern Polarized Light Microscopy
Techniques of Optical Crystallography
Scanning Electron Microscopy
Particle Isolation, Manipulation and Mounting
Infrared Microscopy (FTIR)

Microscopy Courses Semester Two: 15 Semester Hours

Raman Microscopy
Electives - Choose Hooke College of Applied Sciences courses equivalent to 12 hours

All courses taken at Hooke College of Applied Sciences include an additional week of practicum following each course.


How to Register:

Contact Concordia University Chicago's Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Office of Undergraduate Admission
7400 Augusta Street
River Forest, IL 60305-1499
1-877-CUChicago (1-877-282-4422)

Information and questions regarding Hooke College of Applied Sciences may be directed to:

Charles Zona, Dean
Phone: 630-887-7100
Fax: 630-887-7412
Email: education@hookecollege.com

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