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Excelsior College Examination Program

Excelsior/UExcel offers examinations in several academic areas: If you have questions or wish to obtain a study guide for the Excelsior's Examination Program, contact them at:

Excelsior College
Test Administration Office
7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-5159
Toll Free Phone: (888) 647-2388
Website: https://www.excelsior.edu.

Credit for UExcel/Excelsior College Examinations is awarded with grades of A, B or C.

Key to Abbreviations Used:

UD = Upper Division
LD= Lower Division
H=Humanities
M = Math
NS = Natural Science
FA = Fine Arts
SS= Social Sciences
HWB = Human Well Being
MC = MultiCultural
Elec = Elective
sh = Semester Hours

The following credit is awarded for UExcel/Excelsior College Examinations within the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies degree program:

BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY

  • Business Ethics (3 sh) UD Business Elec
  • Business Information Systems (3 sh) LD Business Elec
  • Business Law (3 sh) LD Business Law 230
  • Financial Accounting (3 sh) LD Accounting 201
  • Managerial Accounting (3 sh) LD Accounting 202
  • Human Resource Management (3 sh) UD Human Resource Management 353
  • Introduction to Computer Programming Using Java (3 sh) LD Computer Science Elec
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity (1 sh) LD Computer Science Elec
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics (3 sh) LD Economics 231
  • Introduction to Microeconomics (3 sh) LD Economics 232
  • Labor Relations (3 sh) UD Human Resource Management 443
  • Operations Management (3 sh) UD Operations Management 352
  • Organizational Behavior (3 sh) UD Management 350
  • Principles of Finance (3 sh) UD General Elec
  • Principles of Management (3 sh) LD Management Elec
  • Principles of Marketing (3 sh) LD Marketing Elec
  • Quantitative Analysis (3 sh) UD Business Elec
  • Workplace Communication With Computers (3 sh) LD General Elec

EDUCATION

  • Literacy Instruction/Elementary School  (6 sh) UD Education Elec

HUMANITIES

  • Bioethics: Philosophical Issues (3 sh) UD Biology Elec
  • Ethics: Theory & Practice (3 sh) UD Philosophy Elec
  • Introduction to Music (3 sh) LD/FA Music 190
  • Introduction to Philosophy (3 sh) LD/H Philosophy 100
  • Interpersonal Communication (3 sh) LD Communication 130
  • Spanish Language (6 sh) LD Spanish 121 & 122

NATURAL SCIENCES & MATHEMATICS

  • Anatomy & Physiology (6 sh) LD Zoology Elec
  • Anatomy and Physiology I (3 sh) LD/NS Biology 101
  • Anatomy and Physiology II (3 sh) LD/NS Biology 204
  • Basic Genetics (3 sh) LD Biology Elec
  • Calculus (4 sh) LD/M Math 137
  • Contemporary Mathematics (3 sh) LD/M Math 102
  • Earth Science (3 sh) LD Geology Elec
  • General Chemistry I  (3 sh) LD Chemistry 100
  • Microbiology (3 sh) LD/NS Microbiology 200
  • Pathophysiology (3 sh) UD Biology Elec
  • Physics (6 sh) LD Physics 114/115
  • Precalculus Algebra (3 sh) LD Math 128
  • Science of Nutrition (3 sh) LD/HWB Nutrition 109
  • Statistics (3 sh) LD/M Statistics 171
  • Weather and Climate (3 sh) LD/NS Meteorology 120

NURSING

  • Adult Nursing (8 sh) UD Nursing Elec
  • Community Focused Nursing (4 sh) UD Nursing Elec
  • Fundamentals of Nursing (8 sh) LD Nursing Elec
  • Maternal & Child Nursing Associate-level (6 sh) LD Nursing Elec
  • Maternal & Child Nursing Baccalaureate-level (8 sh) UD Nursing Elec
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing (8 sh) UD Nursing Elec
  • Research in Nursing (3 sh) UD Nursing Elec

SOCIAL SCIENCES / HISTORY

  • Abnormal Psychology (3 sh) UD Psychology 424
  • Cultural Diversity (3 sh) UD/MC Sociology Elec
  • Foundations of Gerontology (3 sh) UD Sociology Elec
  • Introduction to Psychology (3 sh) LD/SS Psychology 100
  • Introduction to Sociology (3 sh) LD/SS Sociology 100
  • Juvenile Delinquency (3 sh) UD Sociology 425
  • Life Span Developmental Psychology (3 sh) LD/SS Psychology Elec
  • Political Science (3 sh) LD Political Science Elec
  • Psychology of Adulthood & Aging (3 sh) UD Psychology 423
  • Research Methods in Psychology (3 sh) UD Psychology Elec
  • Social Psychology (3 sh) UD Psychology Elec
  • World Conflicts Since 1900 (3 sh) UD Political Science Elec
  • World Population (3 sh) UD Geography Elec