College of DuPage

COD Psychology Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist psychology students with their transition to Saint Xavier University. Please refer to the general education requirements for an A.A. or A.S. degree found in the College of DuPage (COD) Academic Catalog.

If students complete the majority of their general education requirements prior to transferring to SXU, they may qualify for the IAI GECC Articulation Agreement with the exception of Philosophy 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies course.

General Education Courses

Saint Xavier University College of DuPage Equivalent
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing ENGLI 1101 and ENGLI 1102
COMM 101: Speech SPEEC 1100
Mathematics (Choose one of the following. Statistics is preferred.)
MATH 112: College Algebra MATH 1431
MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics MATH 1635
Physical and Life Sciences
Life Science and Physical Science (7 to 8 credit hours) *See Catalog
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)
Humanities and Fine Arts: (Choose at least 1 Humanities and 1 Fine Arts) *See Catalog
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
Social Science (Psych + Social Science from another discipline/s) *See Catalog

Transferable Courses

Saint Xavier University College of DuPage Equivalent
PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology PSYCH 1100
PSYCH 199: Lifespan Development PSYCH 2237
PSYCH 200: Child Development PSYCH 2230
PSYCH 201: Adolescent Development PSYCH 2233
PSYCH 206: Social Psychology PSYCH 2240
PSYCH 224: Adulthood and Aging PSYCH 2235
PSYCH 232: Personality Theories PSYCH 2255
PSYCH ELECTIVES: Choose four - at least two of the four must be from 300-level courses. No more than two from 100 or 200 level. PSYCH 1140, 1150, 1180, 1820, 2205, 2210, 2220, 2260, 2270, 2280

Major Requirements

Psychology Major: B.A. or B.S.

Core Requirements

Saint Xavier University
PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSYCH 300: Statistics for the Social Sciences
PSYCH 301: Research Methods


In addition, choose one course from each of the five content domains:






Additional Information

Please refer to the SXU Academic Catalog for any additional information.

B.S. degree requires the completion of the general education program, 37 credit hours, to fulfill the psychology degree and 6 additional credit hours from the following disciplines: math, computer science, life science, physical science or a combination of these.

Overall, the B.S. in psychology major requires 24 credit hours of science-related courses. Graduation with a B.A. or B.S. in psychology requires a grade of C or better in every course required for the major.


Office of Admission Transfer Student Services Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3510
Email: transfercenter@sxu.edu

of June 2017