Close Menu

Biology

For students attending: College of DuPage
Who plan to major in: Biology

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLI 1101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (any course from 1130-1165), History, Humanities, Philosophy (not PHIL 1120 or 1125), Religious Studies, or ART 1100, MUSIC 1100 or THEATER 1100.
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (any course from 2200-2220), Geography (not 1108), Political Science, Psychology (not 1180 or 2280), Sociology (not 1205 or 2205), or Social Sciences 1100 or 1110.  
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.

II. Required courses for the Biology degree:

COD COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 2231 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 2232 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
PHYSI 2111 Physics for Science & Engineering I PHYS 123
PHYSI 2112 Physics for Science & Engineering II PHYS 221
PHYSI 2115 Physics for Science & Engineering III PHYS 224
CIS 2541 or CIS 1400
C++ Language Programming or Programming Logic and Technique CS 105 or CS 110
CHEMI 1551 Principles of Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHEMI 1552 Principles of Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHEMI 2251  Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 
CHEMI 2252 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 
BIOLO 1151 Principles of Biological Science I BIOL 107 and 109
BIOLO 1152 Principles of Biological Science II BIOL 115 and 117
BIOLO 1120 Introduction to Genetics BIOL 214
MICRO 1420 Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated March 2019