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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. 

Academic Information

Program Course Maps

Academic and Career Pathways provides students a roadmap to achieving their academic and career goals. Follow an academic timeline that outlines which classes you need to take and when so you can gain knowledge, graduate on time or move on to the next phase in your career.

COD Stories

Mark Tom

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

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COD Stories

Leticia Lozano

"I needed to show my daughter that she can do anything. At first I was nervous and scared. One of my first classes was biology and I did extremely well." - Leticia Lozano

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COD Stories

Anthony Acevedo

“The faculty at COD, especially in my field of study, mentored me and constantly challenged me. I had such a positive experience that I think teaching might be in my future, potentially at COD to help guide other students while they are early in their careers.” - Anthony Acevedo

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COD Stories

Tsige Gebreslasse

"College of DuPage 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." - Tsige Gebreslasse

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COD Stories

Amna Razi

"College of DuPage has been such a welcoming place for me. I’ve gotten so much encouragement and support as a student here. It’s been like a second home.” - Amna Razi

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Contact Information

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06, (630) 942-3210