Academics

Natural Sciences Department

If you are fascinated by the natural world, there is a vast realm of career opportunities to explore at Concordia University Chicago.. In addition to specific majors such as biology and chemistry, we also offer a “package” of courses for the student whose professional plans require a broad base of science courses, including those planning to enter medical, nursing, pharmacy, veterinary, or physical therapy graduate programs. Our faculty are experienced scientists and researchers who combine intensive expertise and scientific knowledge, a passion for teaching, and a commitment to providing opportunities for students inside and outside the classroom—taking advantage of all that metro Chicago has to offer.

  1. Concordia’s applied microscopy program allows you to take advantage of our partnership with the Hooke College of Applied Sciences. Concordia’s outstanding faculty and natural science programs provide excellent foundational instruction, while the Hooke College of Applied Sciences offers specialized education from its experienced staff scientists and hands-on training with a wide range of
  2. In the broadest sense, biology is the study of life—looked at through molecular, organismal, cellular and global perspectives. Studying biology teaches a person to ask questions, judge evidence and solve problems.
  3. Are you interested in studying medicine, forensics or chemistry? Do you enjoy lab work? Do you want to enter medical school?
  4. Environmental science professionals are committed to studying the effects of humans, industry, production and other sources of pollution on nature and the environment.
  5. Are you fascinated by maps? Do you like to travel? Do differences between one place and another intrigue you? Are you concerned about the impact of people on the physical environment?
  6. Are you considering becoming a doctor, nurse, dentist,pharmacist or veterinarian? Are you interested inusing science to work with and help those in need? Is graduate school part of your future plans?

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