BS in General Studies

Drexel Degree: B.S. in General Studies

Community College Degree: A.A.S. in Business Administration

Sample Plan of Study - First & Second Year at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

65.0 credits at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology transfer over as 97.5 credits at Drexel

Please contact the Goodwin College of Professional Studies for the most current Plan of Study.

On-campus, 1 coop

First Year
FallCredits SpringCredits 
At Community College At Community College 
BUSN 101 (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 117 [3])4.0 COM 230 (Thaddeus Stevens=ENG 221 [3])3.0 
ENGL 101 (Thaddeus Stevens=ENG 106 [3])3.0 PRST 211 (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 266 [3])3.0 
MATH 100 (Thaddeus Stevens=MATH 137 [3])3.0 Business Studies elective: Electronic Commerce (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 257 [3])4.5 
OPM 200 (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 160 [3])4.0 Business Studies elective: Marketing (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 157 [3]) 4.5 
Excess transfer credits4.0 Excess transfer credits3.0 
Free elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 121 [1])1.5 Free elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 171 [1])1.5 
Free elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 166 [3])4.5 Science elective (Thaddeus Stevens=Science elective [3])4.5 
 24  24 
Second Year
FallCredits SpringCredits 
At Community College At Community College 
BLAW 201 (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 213 [3])4.0 ACCT 110 (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 156 [3])4.0 
ECON 201 (Thaddeus Stevens=ECON 230 [3])4.0 COM 270 (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 276 [3])3.0 
Business Studies elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 106 [3])4.5 ECON 202 (Thaddeus Stevens=ECON 240 [3])4.0 
Business Studies elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 221 [3])4.5 Business Studies elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 267 [3])4.5 
Business Studies elective: Small Business Management (Thaddeus Stevens=BUSN 106 [3])4.5 Excess transfer credits2.5 
Excess transfer credit1.0 Free elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 271 [1])1.5 
Free elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 226 [1])1.5 Free elective (Thaddeus Stevens=HEAL 106/111 [1] & General Education Elective [3])[1])6.0 
 24  25.5 
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
At DrexelAt DrexelAt DrexelAt Drexel
COOP 1011.0ENGL 1033.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
ENGL 1023.0GSTD 2013.0  
GSTD 2003.0PRST 3033.0  
MATH 1713.0Free elective (upper level)3.0  
Liberal Studies elective3.0Liberal Studies (upper level)3.0  
Science elective3.0Science elective3.0  
 16 18 0 0
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
At DrexelAt DrexelAt DrexelAt Drexel
GSTD 3023.0GSTD 3033.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
Free elective (upper level)3.0Free elective (upper level)3.0  
Liberal Studies electives6.0Liberal Studies elective3.0  
Liberal Studies (upper level)3.0Liberal Studies (upper-level Writing Intensive)3.0  
 15 12 0 0
Fifth Year
FallCreditsWinterCredits  
At DrexelAt Drexel  
GSTD 3603.0Liberal Studies elective (Writing Intensive)3.0  
GSTD 4913.0Liberal Studies electives9.0  
Free elective (upper level)3.0   
Liberal Studies (upper level)3.0   
 12 12  
Total Credits 182.5

Online & Part-time

First Year
FallCredits SpringCredits 
At Community College At Community College 
BUSN 101 (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 117 [3])4.0 COM 230 (Thaddeus Stevens=ENG 221 [3])3.0 
ENGL 101 (Thaddeus Stevens=ENG 106 [3])3.0 PRST 211 (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 266 [3])3.0 
MATH 100 (Thaddeus Stevens=MATH 137 [3])3.0 Business Studies elective: Electronic Commerce (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 257 [3])4.5 
OPM 200 (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 160 [3])4.0 Business Studies elective: Marketing (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 157 [3]) 4.5 
Excess transfer credits4.0 Excess transfer credits3.0 
Free elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 121 [1])1.5 Free elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 171 [1])1.5 
Free elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 166 [3])4.5 Science elective (Thaddeus Stevens=Science elective [3])4.5 
 24  24 
Second Year
FallCredits SpringCredits 
At Community College At Community College 
BLAW 201 (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 213 [3])4.0 ACCT 110 (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 156 [3])4.0 
ECON 201 (Thaddeus Stevens=ECON 230 [3])4.0 COM 270 (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 276 [3])3.0 
Business Studies elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 106 [3])4.5 ECON 202 (Thaddeus Stevens=ECON 240 [3])4.0 
Business Studies elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 221 [3])4.5 Business Studies elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 267 [3])4.5 
Business Studies elective: Small Business Management (Thaddeus Stevens=BUSN 106 [3])4.5 Excess transfer credits2.5 
Excess transfer credit1.0 Free elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 271 [1])1.5 
Free elective (Thaddeus Stevens=BUAD 226 [1])1.5 Free elective (Thaddeus Stevens=HEAL 106/111 [1] & General Education Elective [3])[1])6.0 
 24  25.5 
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
At DrexelAt DrexelAt DrexelAt Drexel
ENGL 1023.0ENGL 1033.0Free elective (upper level)3.0Free elective (upper level)3.0
GSTD 2003.0GSTD 2013.0Liberal Studies elective3.0Liberal Studies electives6.0
MATH 1713.0PRST 3033.0Science elective3.0 
 9 9 9 9
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
At DrexelAt DrexelAt DrexelAt Drexel
GSTD 3023.0GSTD 3033.0PRST 3303.0PRST 4403.0
PHIL 3013.0Liberal Studies elective3.0Liberal Studies elective4.0Liberal Studies elective4.0
Science elective3.0Liberal Studies (upper level)3.0Liberal Studies (upper level)3.0Liberal Studies (Writing Intensive)3.0
 9 9 10 10
Fifth Year
FallCredits   
At Drexel   
GSTD 3603.0   
GSTD 4913.0   
Liberal Studies elective4.0   
 10   
Total Credits 181.5

Writing-Intensive Course Requirements

In order to graduate, all students must pass three writing-intensive courses after their freshman year. Two writing-intensive courses must be in a student's major. The third can be in any discipline. Students are advised to take one writing-intensive class each year, beginning with the sophomore year, and to avoid “clustering” these courses near the end of their matriculation. Transfer students need to meet with an academic advisor to review the number of writing-intensive courses required to graduate.

A "WI" next to a course in this catalog may indicate that this course can fulfill a writing-intensive requirement. For the most up-to-date list of writing-intensive courses being offered, students should check the Writing Intensive Course List at the University Writing Program. Students scheduling their courses can also conduct a search for courses with the attribute "WI" to bring up a list of all writing-intensive courses available that term.

Transfer Credits

To receive transfer credits, the courses must be substantially equivalent to courses offered in the desired curriculum at Drexel and students must have completed the courses with a grade of C (C=2.0) or better. The transfer courses listed should be used as a general guide and might not be acceptable for every major at the University. Drexel University makes every effort to keep this guide current, but cannot guarantee that every course will be acceptable for transfer. The number of credits a student can transfer will be determined by the academic department once the student has been accepted into the program. 

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