The Thomas Jefferson University Transfer Curriculum

The following curriculum is designed for student wishing to transfer to Thomas Jefferson University prior to completing the requirements for a Rider University Bachelors of Science degree. If a student wishes to obtain the B.S. degree from Rider University prior to transfer, he/she must also fulfill the requirements for that degree program (including College of Liberal Arts and Sciences core requirements) as outlined in the Academic Catalog. For transfer to an allied health program other than Thomas Jefferson's College of Healthy Professions, students must contact specific programs for curricular guidelines.

Specific tracks (physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, etc.) within the Allied Health program require different courses. The following table lists the Rider courses which satisfy the TJU College of Health Professions course requirements. Other pages describe the course requirements for each specialty as outlined by Thomas Jefferson University, along iwth the suggested schedule of Rider courses which fulfill those requirements. For information about the courses as offered by rider, please consult the online undergraduate catalog.

TJU-CHP requirements Credits Rider Equivalent Courses Course number
SCIENCES      
Anatomy & Physiology 4-8 Human A&P I, with lab
Human A&P II, with lab
BIO 221
BIO 222
Biology, General 4-8 Principles of Biology I & lab
Principles of Biology II & lab
BIO-115
BIO-116
Biological Sciences 4-18 No restrictions  
Biochemistry 3 Biochemistry and lab BCH-325 & 326
Chemistry, General 8 Principles of Chemistry & lab
Intro to Chem Systems & lab
CHE-120 & 121
CHE-122 & 123
Chemistry, Organic 4 Organic Chemistry I & lab CHE 211 & 213
Natural Sciences 4-16 No restrictions  
Nutrition 3 Not available  
Physics 4-8 Principles of Physics & lab
General Physics I & lab
General Physics II & lab
PHY-100
PHY-200
PHY-201
MATHEMATICS      
Mathematics, College 3 Algegra & Trigonometry MTH-105
Statistics 3 Intro to Applied Stats
Stats & Experimentation
MTH-120
PSY-205
LANGUAGE ARTS AND HUMANITIES      
English, Composition I 3 Expository Writing/Fresh Writing CMP-120, -125
English, Composition II 3 Literature & Composition CMP-203
English, Elective 3-6 No restrictions  
Humanities   No restrictions  
BEHAVIORAL & SOCIAL SCIENCES      
Selective, cultural 3 Anthro: Cross Cult. Persp.
Racial & Ethnic Relations
Social & Cultural Change
SOC-110
SOC-207
SOC-311
Psychology, Introductory 3 Intro to Psychology PSY-100
Psychology, Abnormal 3 Abnormal Psychology PSY-220
Psychology, Developmental 3 Dev. Psy- Child
Dev. Psy- Youth/Adolesc.
PSY-230
PSY-231
Psychology, Electives 3-6 No restrictions  
Social Sciences   No restrictions  
Sociology, Introductory 3 The Sociological Imagination SOC-101
Sociology, Elective 3 No restrictions