Defense Activity for Nontraditional Educational Support Subject Standardized Tests (DSST)

Students who want more detailed information on the DSST program and study materials may contact:

DSST Program
2000 Lenox Drive, 3rd floor
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Toll free (877) 471-9860

Students who wish to have their score reports sent to Thomas Edison State College should provide the official college code, 9001, at the time of testing. The minimum score required to earn credit is equivalent to a letter grade of C.

Note: Information was accurate as of July 2013.

Business Exam Titles Passing Score Credits
ACC-101-DE Principles of Financial Accounting 47 3
BUS-101-DE Introduction to Business 400 3
BUS-161-DE Business Mathematics 400 3
BUS-302-DE Business Ethics and Society 400 3
CIS-301-DE Management Information Systems 400 3
FIN-301-DE Principles of Finance 400 3
ECO-332-DE Money and Banking* 48 3
LAW-202-DE Business Law II 44 3
MAN-201-DE Principles of Supervision 400 3
MAN-311-DE Organizational Behavior* 48 3
MAN-331-DE Human Resource Management 46 3

Free Electives Exam Titles Passing Score Credits
BUE-101-DE Personal Finance 400 3
EDU-102-DE Foundations of Education 46 3

Human Services Exam Titles Passing Score Credits
AOJ-101-DE Introduction to Law Enforcement*** 45 3
AOJ-102-DE Criminal Justice*** 400 3
COU-262-DE Fundamentals of Counseling 45 3
HEA-103-DE Here’s to Your Health 400 3
Humanities Exam Titles Passing Score Credits
ART-166-DE Art of the Western World 48 3
COM-209-DE Principles of Public Speaking** 47 3
ENG-201-DE Technical Writing 46 3
PHI-287-DE Ethics in America 400 3
REL-405-DE Introduction to World Religions 400 3

Natural Sciences/Mathematics Exam Titles Passing Score Credits
AST-101-DE Astronomy 48 3
COS-101-DE Introduction to Computing 400 3
ENS-201-DE Environment and Humanity: Race to Save the Planet 46 3
GEO-151-DE Physical Geology 46 3
MAT-115-DE Fundamentals of College Algebra 400 3
NAS-131-DE Principles of Physical Science I 47 3
STA-201-DE Principles of Statistics 400 3

Social Sciences Exam Titles Passing Score Credits
ANT-101-DE General Anthropology 47 3
ECO-332-DE Money and Banking* 48 3
GOG-120-DE Human/Cultural Geography 48 3
HIS-222-DE Western Europe since 1945 45 3
HIS-252-DE The Civil War and Reconstruction 47 3
HIS-309-DE An Introduction to the Modern Middle East 47 3
HIS-351-DE A History of the Vietnam War 44 3
HIS-386-DE Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union 45 3
PSY-211-DE Lifespan Developmental Psychology 46 3
PSY-361-DE Organizational Behavior* 48 3
SOS-305-DE Substance Abuse 400 3

*This examination may be classified either as social sciences or business, depending on the student’s degree program.

**COM-209-DE Principles of Public Speaking may also be applied as Liberal Studies or General Education, depending on the degree. For more information, students should contact an advisor.

***Credit is given for either AOJ-101-DE or AOJ-102-DE but not both.