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About CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS)

As New York’s leader in online education since 2006, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) offers the most online bachelor’s and master’s degree options at the City University of New York. With 26 degrees and numerous other non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs, CUNY SPS meets the needs of adults who wish to finish a bachelor’s degree, progress from an associate’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, and advance in the workplace or change careers.

Consistently ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report for its online offerings, and noted for its consistent growth and enrollment, CUNY SPS has emerged as a nationwide leader in online education. The School’s renowned and affordable online programs ensure that busy working adults may fulfill their educational goals on their own time and schedule.

Transfer up to 90 credits into a CUNY SPS program!

Saylor Direct Credit Course Equivalents

Please note that some Saylor Direct Credit courses may be currently unavailable. See an up to date list at

We strive to keep this list up to date, but there may be newer Saylor Direct Credit courses not listed here.  CUNY SPS also keeps a list of course equivalencies on their Credit for Prior Learning Page.

Saylor Course Name CUNY SPS Course or Common Core Area Credits
BIO101: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology Life and Physical Sciences 3
BUS101: Introduction to Business BUS 200 3
BUS103: Introduction to Financial Accounting Business Elective 3
BUS105: Managerial Accounting BUS 306 3
BUS202: Principles of Finance Business Elective 3
BUS203: Principles of Marketing BUS 315 3
BUS204: Business Statistics BUS 310 3
BUS 205: Business Law BUS 330 3
BUS206: Management Information Systems BUS 325 3
BUS208: Principles of Management BUS 320 3
BUS209: Organizational Behavior ORGD 341 3
BUS210: Corporate Communication CM 333 3
BUS303: Strategic Information Technology IS 200 3
CHEM101: General Chemistry I CHEM 101 3
COMM001: Principles Of Human Communication HRL 210 3
CS101: Introduction to Computer Science I General Elective 3
CS102: Introduction to Computer Science II General Elective 3
CS302: Software Engineering General Elective 3
CS402: Computer Communications and Networks IS 260 3
ECON101: Principles of Microeconomics ECO 201 3
ECON102: Principles of Macroeconomics ECO 202 3
ENVS203: Environmental Ethics, Justice & World Views General Ed: Individual and Society 3
MA001: College Algebra Math and Quantitative Reasoning 3
MA005: Calculus I Math and Quantitative Reasoning 3
MA121: Introduction to Statistics MATH 215 3
PHIL103: Moral and Political Philosophy Individual & Society 3
PHYS101: Introduction to Mechanics Scientific World 3
PHYS102: Introduction to Electromagnetism Scientific World 3
POLSC101: Introduction to Political Science General Ed: Individual and Society 3
POLSC201: Introduction to Western Political Thought General Elective 3
POLSC221: Introduction to Comparative Politics World Cultures & Global Issues 3


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