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

Natural Areas

Learn about the natural areas on the College of DuPage campus.


  • 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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  • Spotlight: 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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  • Spotlight: 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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  • Spotlight: 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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  • Spotlight: 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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COD 50th Anniversary


50th Anniversary Preview

College of DuPage will celebrate its 50th Anniversary during the 2016-2017 academic year.

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