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Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with more than 3,000 on-campus students, over 80,000 online students and an alumni network of over 84,000, making it one of the fastest growing universities in the nation.

Since its founding in 1932, the University has transformed from a school of accounting and secretarial science into an institution offering over 200 programs, from certificates to doctoral level degrees including business, education, liberal arts, social sciences, and STEM.

By reinventing higher education to fit the needs of today's students and workforce, SNHU ensures that students are keeping pace with new technologies and professional requirements. SNHU provides unparalleled support and service to help students achieve their dreams and transform their lives and the lives of those around them.

Southern New Hampshire University is proud to offer you an exceptional student experience with nationally recognized academic programs.

Saylor Direct Credit Course Equivalents

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

Saylor Academy Courses SNHU Equivalent Courses Credits Available
BIO101: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology BIO-ELE Biology Elective 3
BUS101: Introduction to Business OL-110 Intro to Business 3
BUS103: Introduction to Financial Accounting ACC-201 Financial Accounting 3
BUS105: Managerial Accounting ACC-202 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS203: Principles of Marketing MKT-113 Introduction to Marketing 3
BUS204: Business Statistics MAT-240 Applied Statistics 3
BUS 205: Business Law BUS-206 Business Law I 3
BUS206: Management Information Systems IT-ELE Information Technology Elective 3
BUS208: Principles of Management OL-215 Principles of Management 3
BUS210: Corporate Communication ENG-220 Business Communication 3
BUS303: Strategic Information Technology IT-485 Information Technology Strategy & Management 3
CHEM101: General Chemistry I CHM-101 Fundamentals of Chemistry 3
COMM001: Principles Of Human Communication COM-126 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
CS101: Introduction to Computer Science I*

CS102: Introduction to Computer Science II*

CS302: Software Engineering*

CS-113 & CS-113L Introduction to Programming / Lab

CS-114 & CS-114L Introduction to Software Engineering / Lab



CS402: Computer Communications and Networks CS-317 Computer Networks 3
ECON101: Principles of Microeconomics ECO-201 Microeconomics 3
ECON102: Principles of Macroeconomics ECO-202 Macroeconomics 3
ENVS203: Environmental Ethics, Justice & World Views HUM-ELE Humanities Elective 3
MA001: College Algebra MAT-136 Intro to Quantitative Analysis 3
MA005: Calculus I MAT-225 Calculus I: Single Variable Calculus (3 credits) &
MAT-ELE Math Elective (1 credit)
MA121: Introduction to Statistics MAT-240 Applied Statistics 3
PHIL103: Moral and Political Philosophy PHL-210 Intro to Philosophy 3
PHYS101: Introduction to Mechanics EG-ELE Engineering Elective 3
PHYS102: Introduction to Electromagnetism EE-220 Electromagnetics 3
POLSC101: Introduction to Political Science POL-ELE Politics Elective 3
POLSC201 Introduction to Western Political Thought POL-ELE Politics Elective 3
POLSC221: Introduction to Comparative Politics POL-360 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3
PSYCH101: Introduction to Psychology PSY-108 Introduction to Psychology 2
SOC101: Introduction to Sociology SOC-ELE Sociology Elective 1
*Complete all 3 Saylor Academy courses to get credit for CS-113/CS-113L (4 credits), CS-114/CS-114L (4 credits), and elective CS-ELE (1 credit). Alternatively, complete one or two of the Saylor Academy courses to earn 3 credits each as a CS elective.