UExcel Equivalencies at TESU

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It can be confusing to try to figure out whether a particular UExcel exam will work for a given degree plan at TESU or not. Consult this table to help you decide whether a certain exam will be worth taking or not.

If an equivalency contains ???, that does not mean that it will not transfer to TESU. It simply means that the precise equivalency is currently unknown. Contact your advisor to find out if one of these exams will fit into your degree plan. Also, please be aware that this cost does not include tech fees or testing center fees which are separate and can be significant.

Excelsior Course Code UExcel Name TESU Course Code TESU Course Equivalency Online exam? (as of May 2022) Cost
PSYx310 Abnormal Psychology PSY-350 Abnormal Psychology Yes $355
NURx310 Adult Nursing ??? ??? Yes $380
BIOx210 Anatomy & Physiology ??? ??? Yes $470
BIOx104 Anatomy and Physiology I ??? ??? Yes $355
BIOx106 Anatomy and Physiology II ??? ??? Yes $355
BIOx250 Basic Genetics BIO-241 Human Genetics Yes $110
HUMx310 Bioethics: Philosophical Issues PHI-475 Bioethics Phil Issues Yes $110
BUSx323 Business Ethics PHI-384 Ethics and the Business Professional Yes $110
BUSx221 Business Information Systems ??? ??? Yes $110
BUSx230 Business Law LAW-201 Business Law Yes $110
MATx150 Calculus MAT-231 Calculus Yes $110
ENGx110 College Writing ENC-101 English Composiiton No $110
MATx100 Contemporary Mathematics ??? ??? Yes $110
SOCx305 Cultural Diversity SOC-322 Cultural Diversity in the United States Yes $355
GEOx101 Earth Science EAS-101 General Earth Science Yes $110
ENGx111 English Composition ENC-101 and ENC-102 English Composition I and English Composition II No $470
PHIx310 Ethics: Theory & Practice PHI-385 Ethics: Theory and Practice Yes $355
ACCx211 Financial Accounting ACC-101 Principles of Financial Accounting Yes $110
SOCx310 Foundations of Gerontology SOC-216 Foundations of Gerontology Yes $355
NURx210 Fundamentals of Nursing NUR-110 Fundamentals of Nursing I Yes $380
CHEx101 General Chemistry I ??? ??? Yes $110
BUSx410 Human Resource Management ??? ??? Yes $110
COMx215 Interpersonal Communication COM-??? Interpersonal Communication (presumed) Yes $355
ITEx210 Introduction to Computer Programming Using Java COS-208 Java Programming Yes $110
ECOx262 Introduction to Macroeconomics ECO-111 Macroeconomics Yes $110
ECOx260 Introduction to Microeconomics ECO-112 Microeconomics Yes $110
MUSx101 Introduction to Music ??? ??? No $110
PHIx101 Introduction to Philosophy PHI-101 Introduction to Philosophy Yes $110
PSYx101 Introduction to Psychology PSY-101 Introduction to Psychology Yes $110
SOCx105 Introduction to Sociology SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology Yes $110
SOCx320 Juvenile Delinquency AOJ-362 Juvenile Delinquency Yes $110
BUSx360 Labor Relations LAS-321 Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining Yes $110
PSYx210 Life Span Developmental Psychology PSY-211 Developmental Psychology Yes $355
EDUx310 Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School ??? ??? Yes $470
ACCx212 Managerial Accounting ACC-102 Principles of Managerial Accounting (presumed) Yes $110
NURx315 Maternal and Child Nursing (Baccalaureate) ??? ??? Yes $380
BIOx220 Microbiology ??? ??? Yes $355
BUSx425 Operations Management OPM-301 Operations Management Yes $110
BUSx315 Organizational Behavior ??? ??? Yes $110
BIOx410 Pathophysiology BIO-316 Pathophysiology Yes $110
PHYx140 Physics PHY-111 and PHY-112 Physics I and Physics II Yes $110
POLx170 Political Science ??? ??? Yes $110
MATx116 Precalculus Algebra MAT-129 Precalculus (presumed) Yes $110
BUSx350 Principles of Finance FIN-301 Principles of Finance Yes $110
BUSx240 Principles of Management MAN-210 Principles of Management Yes $110
BUSx250 Principles of Marketing ??? ??? Yes $110
NURx320 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing ??? ??? Yes $380
PSYx315 Psychology of Adulthood & Aging PSY-319 Aging Yes $110
BUSx437 Quantitative Analysis ??? ??? Yes $110
PSYx365 Research Methods in Psychology PSY-322 Research Methods in Psychology Yes $110
SCIx259 Science of Nutrition BIO-208 The Science of Nutrition Yes $110
PSYx325 Social Psychology PSY-370 Social Psychology Yes $110
SPAx102 Spanish Language SPA-101 and SPA-102 Elementary Spanish I and Elementary Spanish II (presumed) No $110
MATx210 Statistics STA-201 Princples of Statistics Yes $110
PHYx120 Weather and Climate ??? ??? Yes $110
BUSx220 Workplace Communication with Computers ??? ??? Yes $110
HISx340 World Conflicts Since 1900 ??? ??? Yes $110
SOCx330 World Population ??? ??? Yes $110

Hints & Tips[edit]

This suggestion provides hints and tips that are only known to apply to TESU students. For more generalized advice, check out the UExcel exams page.

  • According to forum user studyingfortests, TESU students can get the UExcel Research Methods in Psychology and Study.com's "Psychology 105: Research Methods in Psychology" for approximately the same amount of work. As of October of 2021, TESU brings in the Study.com course as PSY-229.