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The Psychology Program at College of DuPage

Welcome to the Psychology Program at College of DuPage

Why people do the things they do is a question that has been asked throughout the ages. The field of psychology tries to answer this question through the study of human and animal behavior.

In the College of DuPage Psychology program, students explore a wide range of psychology courses that can lead to a bachelor's degree at a four-year institution, career enhancement or personal fulfillment.

COD offers an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree for students who are interested in transferring to a four-year institution. Numerous College of DuPage psychology courses are completely transferable, based on Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) standards.

Contact Information


Social and Behavioral Sciences
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2616, (630) 942-2010

Spotlight

  • Virginia Watson

    Virginia WatsonPsychology

    "The curriculum is demanding and a challenge, but nothing in life worth having is easy. You will earn every grade. By doing so, you will receive the best education and will be confident and qualified to practice the discipline that you're working so hard to attain."

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  • Laura Kaczmarczyk

    Laura KaczmarczykPsychology

    "I want to continue studying psychology until there is nothing left to learn or until I die, whichever comes first. My ultimate goal is to become a criminal profiler for the FBI." 

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  • Cassandra Fenwick

    Cassandra FenwickPsychology

    "I would encourage COD students to get involved in the activities on campus. These allow you to make lasting friendships and gain connections to people who can help you on your path to a higher education and a fulfilling career." 

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  • Erin Blair

    Erin BlairPsychology

    "I was paying thousands of dollars a year to go to a four-year school that prided itself on small class sizes, teachers who knew your name and a sense of community. I didn't have any of those things until I came to COD, and it was a fraction of the price."

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