Biology

Welcome to the Biology program at College of DuPage. Majors in the sciences include biology, botany, pre-occupational therapy, pre-physical therapy, pre-medicine, pre- pharmacy, pre-veterinary sciences, wildlife biology and zoology.

Advising Information

    Choosing the Appropriate Introductory Biology Course: BIOLO 1100 or 1151

 

Academic Information

 

Contact Information


Health and Sciences Division
Health and Science Center (HSC), Room 1220, (630) 942-8331

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Spotlight

  • Tsige Gebreslasse

    Tsige GebreslasseBiology

    “I loved my time at COD. It was a great start at my own pace and provided an education that has been a wonderful foundation for everything I’ve learned since then. I also experienced undergraduate research opportunities that I don’t think I would have received anywhere else. The practical elements taught in the lab at COD were things I’d never seen. In my home country, it was all theory

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  • Molly Heinz

    Molly HeinzBiology

    COD exceeded all my expectations. I really cannot stress enough how incredible the Honors program is here. The courses are challenging but manageable, and the professors are funny, engaging and really make you think.

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  • Leticia Lozano

    Leticia LozanoBiology

    “I love research and I love the human aspect of science. Our body can be seen in so many ways, and there’s so much to see beyond what we can with our eyes. Whatever direction I go in, I will make it count. I have been introduced to some of the most amazing professors."

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  • Mark Tom

    Mark TomBiology

    “COD has gone far beyond in assisting me to achieve my goal of becoming a doctor. Hands down, the best gift I have received from College of DuPage is the confidence to transform my dreams into a reality.”

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  • Kotryna Staputyte

    Kotryna StaputyteBiology

    “Like-minded students who challenge and motivate me to do my best surround me at College of DuPage. High quality professors also motivate me to chase after my goals."

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  • Jake Slinkman

    Jake SlinkmanBiology

    "My professors have really impacted my life, and I know I am better because of the influence they have had on me. They really care about their students and that is great to see."

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  • Olivia Martin

    Olivia MartinBiology

    "COD was a really good choice. I pushed myself all the same to try new things and to just discover what I like more and what I can perform better in."

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  • Austin Ahlert

    Austin AhlertBiology

    "I've thought about either working at a zoo or an aquarium. I would probably prefer the zoo because I'm leaning toward specializing in one animal." 

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  • Nahiris Bahamón Fernández

    Nahiris Bahamón FernándezBiology

    During her studies at COD, Nahiris Bahamón Fernández received the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship, the largest private scholarship for transfer students.

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