Excelsior Exams

Excelsior College Examinations (formerly known as Regents College Exams or the Proficiency Examination Program), are developed by Excelsior College using national committees of faculty consultants and national studies to assess how well the tests measure the performance of students in actual college courses. Excelsior College Examinations are approved by the American Council on Education and Excelsior College itself is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS).

More detailed information about Excelsior College Examinations can be found on-line at http://www.excelsior.edu/courses-and-exams.

Students who receive passing scores should submit official test scores to the Registrar's office. Student are strongly encouraged to meet with an academic advisor to ensure course credits will fulfill degree requirement.

Exam Title Passing Score Course Credit Credit Hours
Abnormal Psychology C CLP 1140 3
Earth Science C ESC 1000 3
English Composition C ENC 1101 or ENC 1102 3
Ethics: Theory and Practice C PHI 1630 3
Foundations of Gerontology C GEY 1000 3
Human Resources Management C MAN 1300 3
Introduction to Music C MUH X011 3
Labor Relations C MAN X400 3
Life Span Development Psychology C DEP 2004 3
Managerial Accounting C ACG 2071 3
Microbiology C MCB 2010 (Lecture Only) 3
Principles of Marketing C MAR 1011 3
Psychology of Adulthood and Aging C DEP X401 or DEP 2402 3
Workplace Communication with Computers C OST X335 3
World Conflicts since 1900 C WOH X040 3

UEXCEL Examinations

UEXCEL Credit-by-Examination program is developed jointly by Excelsior College and Pearson. Exams can be found online at: http://www.uexceltest.com/about-uexcel

Design Course Credit Passing Score Credit Hours
Calculus MAC 2311 C 4
College Writing ENC 1101 C 3
Spanish Language One Semester of language credit at Elementary Language 1 Level (min of 4 credits) C 3