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3+1 BS Prerequisites

You need not complete all prerequisites before you apply, but the majority should be completed before an admissions decision can be made. All prerequisites must be completed before you enter the program. You may also earn credits through standardized tests, including CLEP.

GPA: 3.0 GPA strongly recommended

Course Credit
Biological or chemical Science1 w/Lab 16
Organic Chemistry w/Lab 4
Mathematics2 3
English 6
Electives3 41
Total credits 70

1 Suggested biological or chemical sciences courses include, but
   are not limited to General Biology, General Chemistry, and
   Anatomy & Physiology.
2 College Algebra or Higher
3 A course in Statistics, Physics, Bioinformatics or similar
   coursework is recommended. Cannot be remedial or review in
   nature and cannot be Physical Education or Technical courses.
   May include Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and
   Foreign Languages.

Course Clarification: All science courses must be completed within 10 years of application to Jefferson. Courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or above to be eligible for transfer. A grade of “C-“ or below will not be eligible for transfer.

In addition to meeting all academic requirements, students must meet all performance requirements for the program. Visit the Performance Requirements/Technical Standards page for details.

The curricula for the 3+1 Bioscience Technologies program are outlined here.

*Course Acceptance Subject to Academic Counselor Approval
Questions? 1-877-JEFF-247 or (215) 503-8890

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