Thomas Edison State University
Saylor Direct credit transfer partner

Thomas Edison State University
Transfer Credit Information
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Students who enroll at Thomas Edison State University can earn credit for any Saylor Direct credit courses that fit their degree program.

In partnership with Saylor Academy, TESU has outlined the “Open Course Option” for their ASBA degree, which illustrates how Saylor Academy courses can be used to achieve an affordable, flexible degree.

Saylor Academy courses and their matching TESU courses are listed below.


Saylor Direct Credit Course Equivalencies

Saylor Academy Course TESU Substitute, Equivalent, Department, or Requirement
BIO101: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology BIO-101 Introductory Biology (equivalent)
BUS203: Principles of Marketing Credit in business department
MAR-301 Introduction to Marketing
BUS204: Business Statistics Credit in business department
OPM-351 Business Statistics
BUS205: Business Law and Ethics Credit in business department
LAW-201 (School of Business and Technology)
BUS208: Principles of Management Credit in business department
MAN-301 Introduction to Management
BUS210: Corporate Communication Credit in the lower division baccalaureate degree category in business
COM-373 Managerial Communications (equivalent)
MAN-373 and HRM-373 (substitute)
CHEM101: General Chemistry I CHE-104 Introductory Chemistry
CS101: Introduction to Computer Science I COS-101 Introduction to Computers/CIS
ENVS203: Environmental Ethics, Justice, & World Views ETH-210 Environmental Ethics
MA001: Beginning Algebra MAT-121 College Algebra
MA005: Calculus I MAT-231 Calculus I
POLSC201: Intro to Western Political Thought POS-299 (generic lower division political science)
Can also satisfy the Political Theory requirement

Saylor Academy courses – Alternative Credit Project

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Saylor Academy Course ACP Number TESU Equivalent
BIO101: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology ACPE-0023 BIO-101
BUS101: Introduction to Business ACPE-0107 BUS-101
BUS103: Introduction to Financial Accounting ACPE-0113 ACC-101
BUS203: Principles of Marketing ACPE-0127 MAR-301
BUS205: Business Law and Ethics ACPE-0099 LAW-201
BUS208: Principles of Management ACPE-0123 MAN-301
BUS210: Corporate Communication ACPE-0006 MAN-373
CHEM101: General Chemistry ACPE-0034 CHE-104
MA001: College Algebra ACPE-0016 MAT-121
MA005: Calculus I ACPE-0015 MAT-231
MA121: Introduction to Statistics ACPE-0017 STA-201
PHYS101: Introduction to Mechanics ACPE-0008 PHY-111
PHYS102: Introduction to Electromagnetism ACPE-0007 PHY-112
POLSC221: Introduction to Comparative Politics ACPE-0071 POS-282

Additional Notes

Please check with your advisor or admissions guide for additional information about specific requirements that these courses can fulfill in your degree program.

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About Thomas Edison

Established in 1972, Thomas Edison State University has a national reputation for academic excellence and educational integrity and is a national leader in the assessment of adult learning. The College is one of New Jersey’s 12 senior public institutions of higher education and one of the first schools in the country designed specifically for adult learners. The College provides flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults and offers degree programs and certificates in more than 100 areas of study. The College’s is a pioneer in using the latest technology to deliver methods of learning and earning credit learning for busy adults, which include online courses, prior learning assessment, credit-bearing exams and courses accessed via mobile devices.