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The Office of Professional Learning Reviews

Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with PLR credits from New Jersey Council for the Humanities courses.

How many college credits is it worth?

The most current University review identified up to 15 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing New Jersey Council for the Humanities courses. A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful training completion. If you completed your training outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.

The training components have been divided into the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)

NJCH courses
TESU Course
Effective Dates
For Staff Use
American Heroes: From the Founders to 9/11 3MSE-5986/1/2008-2/26/2009 NJCH0003
The 20th Century and the African American Experience 3MSE-5986/1/2008-2/26/2009 NJCH0005
Literature and Democracy 3MSE-5986/1/2008-2/26/2009 NJCH0006
Religious Diversity in America3MAE-5986/1/2008-2/26/2009 NJCH704
Coming of Age Literature3MAE-5986/1/2008-2/26/2009 NJCH707

Note: Students may apply these PLR credits at Thomas Edison State University to any part of a degree program, including the area of study, as long as they are appropriate and do not exceed the limitation of transferable credits from any one source. Degree programs related to your PLR credits are listed next under “What can I study?”

What can I study? top of page


How do I get started? top of page

  • Submit documentation of successful completion

    To request an official student record be sent to the Thomas Edison State University Registrar, contact: Mary Grace Whealan, Program Officer, 28 West State Street, 6th Floor, Trenton, NJ 08608; 609-695-4838 (phone); 609-695-4929 (fax);


Can I transfer PLR credit to another institution? top of page

If you are seeking to transfer the PLR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.

If you would like to request a copy of the PLR report for a particular organization or credential, please email your request to and include the following:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your complete mailing address
  • Name of Reviewed Organization or Credential
  • Date you completed course(s), program, or credential

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