Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Department of Professional & Continuing Studies

Challenge Examinations

Challenge Examinations

A challenge examination is equivalent to a comprehensive test of the subject matter covered in a semester-long course, and may be taken to test out of a course. Selected challenge examinations must be passed at the level of academic achievement equal to a grade of B. Exams may be taken only one time.

To register for a challenge exam, contact the Department of Professional & Continuing Studies at 215-503-8414.

Available Challenge Exams


Course Title
ANTHROPOLOGY 101: Cultural Anthropology
BIOLOGY 101: General Biology I (4 credits)
BIOLOGY 102: General Biology II (4 credits)
BIOLOGY 110: Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4 credits)
BIOLOGY 111: Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 credits)
BIOLOGY 315: Microbiology (4 credits)
BIOLOGY 402: Human Pathology
CHEMISTRY 101: General Chemistry I (calculator required)
CHEMISTRY 102: General Chemistry II (calculator required)
CHEMISTRY 304: Biochemistry (calculator required)
COMPUTER STUDIES 101: Essentials of Computing
ECONOMICS 202: Principles of Microeconomics
ENGLISH 101: Composition I
ENGLISH 102: Composition II
GENERAL STUDIES 120: Comprehensive Medical Terminology
HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION 300: Healthcare Delivery in America
IDSC 302: Understanding Research Principles and the Scientific Method
MANAGEMENT 102: Human Resource Management
MANAGEMENT 304: Management and Organizational Theory in Health Services Organizations
MATHEMATICS 101: College Algebra (calculator required)
MATHEMATICS 301: Statistics (calculator required)
NUTRITION 301: Current Concepts in Nutrition (calculator required)
PHYSICS 301: Introduction to Physics (3 credits) (calculator required)
PSYCHOLOGY 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY 301: Educational Psychology
SPANISH 101: Elementary Spanish I
SPANISH 102: Elementary Spanish II