Excelsior University

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About Excelsior College

Excelsior College is a regionally accredited, nonprofit distance learning institution that focuses on removing obstacles to the educational goals of adult learners. Founded in 1971 and located in Albany, NY, Excelsior is a proven leader in the assessment and validation of student knowledge. It offers more efficient and affordable access to degree completion through multiple avenues: its own online courses, and the acceptance in transfer of credit from other colleges and universities as well as recognized corporate and military training programs. It currently offers more than 60 different degree programs in the fields of nursing, business, technology, liberal arts, and health science. Excelsior has been continuously accredited since 1977 by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


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This course equivalency outlines how students may apply their Saylor Academy credits to an Excelsior University degree program.

This is only a guide in how credits will transfer into an Excelsior University degree program. Actual transferability of credits are dependent upon current Excelsior University degree requirements and policies upon the date a student is admitted to the college. All students will be reviewed individually as it relates to the transferability of credits into an Excelsior University degree program.

 


University Recommended Courses

Saylor Academy Courses 

Semester  Hours

Excelsior University Equivalency

Semester  

Hours

ARTH101: Art Appreciation Humanities Requirement OR Arts & Sciences  Requirement  3
BIO101: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology  Natural Sciences Requirement OR Arts & Sciences  Requirement  3
BUS101: Introduction to Business  Business Elective Requirement OR Applied Professional  Requirement  3
BUS103: Introduction to Financial Accounting  Financial Accounting Core OR Applied Professional  Requirement 3
BUS202: Principles of Finance  Finance/Financial Management Core OR Applied  Professional Requirement 3
BUS203: Principles of Marketing  Principles of Marketing Core OR Applied Professional  Requirement  3
BUS204: Business Statistics  Business Statistics Requirement OR Arts & Sciences  Requirement 3
BUS205: Business Law  Introduction to Business Law Core OR Applied Professional  Requirement 3
BUS208: Principles of Management  Principles of Management Core OR Applied Professional  Requirement 3
BUS209: Organizational Behavior  Organizational Behavior Requirement OR Arts & Sciences  Requirement 3
BUS210: Corporate Communication  Business Communication Core OR Arts & Sciences  Requirement  3
BUS300: Operations Management  Business Electives Requirement OR Applied Professional  Requirement (cannot apply to Business degrees where OM is  required, but can be Business Elective or AP for other degrees) 3
BUS402: Project Management  Business Electives Requirement OR Applied Professional  Requirement (cannot apply to Business/Tech degrees where  PM is required, but can be Business Elective/Tech Elective or  AP for other degrees) 3
CHEM101: General Chemistry I  Natural Sciences Requirement OR Arts & Sciences  Requirement 3
CS107: C++ Programing  Applied Professional Requirement 3
ENGL001: English Composition I  No for the first half of the WER requirement, cannot  accept in transfer  3
ENGL210: Technical Writing  No for the 2nd half of our WER, counts only for general  humanities credits and duplicates our Tech Writing 3
MA005: Calculus I  Mathematics Requirement OR Arts & Sciences  Requirement (Duplicates our TECH*201) 3
MA121: Introduction to Statistics  Mathematics Requirement OR Arts & Sciences  Requirement (Duplicates our MAT*201 and MAT*215) 3
PHIL102: Critical Thinking Humanities Requirement OR Arts & Sciences  Requirement 3