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Associate in Science (Generic) (61 credits)

Admissions Requirements

  • Advising session through the Department of General Studies
  • Minimum of 15 transferable credits, from Thomas Jefferson University or other accredited institution of higher education, with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Note: Only courses with a grade of C or higher are eligible for transfer into the associate in science (generic) degree program.
  • Submission of official transcripts of college credits earned elsewhere.

The Associate in Science degree is awarded upon satisfactory completion of the following courses, including a minimum grade of C in five designated core courses. Credits


Core Courses - minimum grade of C required  
BIOL 101*, 102 * General Biology I & II 8
CHEM 101*, 102 * General Chemistry I & II 8
MATH 101 College Algebra 3
Computer Studies Elective 3
Humanities Elective* 3
Free Electives 6
Other required courses  
ANTH 101 Cultural Anthropology 3
Art 3
Recommended: Credits
ART 101 Art Appreciation  
MUSC 101 Music Appreciation  
HUMN 111 Philadelphia and the Arts  
COMM 101 Interpersonal Communications or 3
COMM 102 Effective Speech Communication  
ENGL 101, 102 English Composition I & II 6
HIST 101, 102 World Civilization I & II or 6
HIST 111, 112 United States History I & II  
POSC 101 Government of the United States 3
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3

• Humanities include courses in art, English, history, philosophy, religion and certain areas of communications.