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

College of DuPage Saint Xavier University
ENGLI 1101
ENGLI 1102
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
SPEEC 1100 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics (Choose one of the following. Statistics is preferred.)
MATH 1431 MATH 112: College Algebra
MATH 1635 MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
Physical and Life Sciences
*See Catalog Life Science and Physical Science (7 to 8 credit hours)
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
*See Catalog **Students have the opportunity to satisfy 6 credit hours from the humanities/fine arts general education at SXU by completing PHIL 150 and a religious studies course.
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
*See Catalog Social Science (Psych + Social Science from another discipline/s)

Transferable Courses

College of DuPage Saint Xavier University
PSYCH 1100 PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSYCH 2237 PSYCH 199: Lifespan Development
PSYCH 2230 PSYCH 200: Child Development
PSYCH 2233 PSYCH 201: Adolescent Development
PSYCH 2240 PSYCH 206: Social Psychology
PSYCH 2235 PSYCH 224: Adulthood and Aging
PSYCH 2255 PSYCH 232: Personality Theories
PSYCH 1140; 1150; 1180; 1820; 2205; 2210; 2220; 2260; 2270; 2280 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.

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)
Phone: 773-298-3510

of June 2017