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Credit by Examination Opportunities: ECEs


Excelsior College Examinations (ECEs) and UExcel Exams

  • These exams are no longer being offered but Walden will still accept the exams listed below for credit.
  • Excelsior College Exams were offered by Excelsior College, NY and are formerly known as Regents College Exams or ACT/PEP Exams
  • UEXCEL exams tests knowledge of lower level college learning and are awarded as Excelsior College credit.
  • Students must achieve a minimum grade of C on an Excelsior exam to receive credit for a course.
  • Walden will award credit for one course per Excelsior/UExcel exam passed.
  • The cost of these exams is the responsibility of the student.
  • Additional information can be found on the Excelsior website.


NOTE: All exams noted below can also count towards lower level elective credits. No upper level elective credits will be awarded for these ECE exams. 

Walden Course Excelsior Exam Name
ENGL 1010: Writing With Confidence and Purpose English Composition
PHIL 2001: Ethics Ethics: Theory and Practice
PHSC 1001: Earth Science Earth Science
RELG 2001: World Religions Religions of the World
SOCI 2001: Multicultural Dimensions of Society Cultural Diversity
BUSI 1002: Introduction to Management Principles of Management and Leadership
BUSI 2001: Business Law Business Law
ECON 1002: Microeconomics Introduction to Microeconomics
FNCE 3001: Financial Management* Principles of Finance
ITEC 1030: Introduction to Programming Introduction to Computer Programming Using Java
HRMG 3001: Human Resource Management* Human Resource Management
PSYC 3002: Introduction to Basic Statistics* Principles of Statistics
PSYC 3003: Methods in Psychological Inquiry* Research Methods in Psychology
STAT 2001: Statistics Principles of Statistics
STAT 2002: Business Statistics Principles of Statistics
STAT 3001: Statistical Methods and Applications* Principles of Statistics
STAT 3401: Statistical Concepts* Principles of Statistics

*If a 3000-level course is awarded in the elective section it will be counted as lower level only.