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Excelsior University has teamed up with Sophia to offer students a up to 20% TUITION DISCOUNT on Excelsior degree programs. Take two or more Sophia Courses for College Credit to qualify for partner pricing at Excelsior.

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Certain exclusions will apply on Nursing degree requirements. Please contact Excelsior University for expectations and transfer eligibility.

NOTE: Effective February 15, 2023, Excelsior University will charge a Post-Admission Credit Evaluation Fee for any credit evaluated (including Sophia credit) after a student has been accepted into a degree program. Please visit HERE for more information.

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Sophia Students Save Big with Premier Partner Pricing

Excelsior University has teamed up with Sophia to offer students a up to 20% TUITION DISCOUNT on Excelsior degree programs. Take two or more Sophia Courses for College Credit to qualify for partner pricing at Excelsior.

Contact an Excelsior admissions coordinator for all the details. Contact Excelsior University and Start Saving Today.

Certain exclusions will apply on Nursing degree requirements. Please contact Excelsior University for expectations and transfer eligibility.

NOTE: Effective February 15, 2023, Excelsior University will charge a Post-Admission Credit Evaluation Fee for any credit evaluated (including Sophia credit) after a student has been accepted into a degree program. Please visit HERE for more information.

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Free trial never expires

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Here's how Sophia works with your degree at Excelsior University.

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Save time and money earning your degree when you become a Sophia member. Our online and on-demand courses help you knock out your general education requirements fast and on your terms.

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Take Courses

Take one or many of our highly-rated courses. Complete all the required assessments with an overall score of 70% or above and go onto the next one.

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Transfer Credit

When you complete a course, Sophia will send you an email with instructions on ordering your official transcript.

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Membership Plans & Pricing

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Courses

Select from Sophia courses that fit your degree program at Excelsior University.

If you're unsure which courses are applicable toward your program, we recommend reviewing our course list with an advisor from your school to find the best options.

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Excelsior University's Degree Programs
Sophia Course Excelsior University Course Credits Rating
Business
Business Law Business Law BUS 230 Business Law 3
12850
Financial Accounting Financial Accounting ACC 211- Financial Accounting 3
28601
Introduction to Business Introduction to Business Free Elective 3
37620
Principles of Finance Principles of Finance BUS 350- Principles of Finance 3
23788
Principles of Management Principles of Management BUS 341 Management Concepts and Applications 3
10971
Project Management Project Management Free Elective 3
38021
Computer Science and IT
Introduction to Java Programming Introduction to Java Programming Technology Elective (AAT, BCY, BNX, BPT, and BEL degrees) 3
3209
Introduction to Python Programming Introduction to Python Programming Free Elective 3
3592
Introduction to Relational Databases Introduction to Relational Databases Free Elective 3
5945
Introduction to Web Development Introduction to Web Development Free Elective 3
19035
Elective
Career Readiness Career Readiness Lower Level Applied Professional/Free Elective (can only award credit for this or Introduction to Career Readiness) 3
2187
College Readiness College Readiness Duplicates our Cornerstone Course/Cannot be accepted for credit 3
19235
IT Career Exploration IT Career Exploration Applied Professional/Free Elective 1
2595
Introduction to Career Readiness Introduction to Career Readiness General Elective/Applied Professional Credit (can only award credit for this or Career Readiness) 1
1110
Introduction to Information Technology Introduction to Information Technology IT 221- Introduction to Computers 3
38277
Personal Finance Personal Finance Applied Professional/Free Elective 3
8545
The Essentials of Managing Conflict The Essentials of Managing Conflict Humanities Elective. *Essentials of Managing Conflict duplicates Excelsior's COMM 324 and Sophia's Conflict Resolution course. Students can only have (1) course on file. 1
25805
English and Communication
Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution COMM 324- Conflict Management (Lower Level Credit) 3
30401
English Composition I English Composition I ENG 101- English Composition 3
16280
English Composition II English Composition II ENG 102- English Composition II (not applicable for BUS or TECH degrees 3
8535
Public Speaking Public Speaking COMM 125- Public Speaking 3
6984
Visual Communications Visual Communications Free Elective 3
40195
Workplace Communication Workplace Communication Lower Level Humanities Credit 3
16029
Humanities
Ancient Greek Philosophers Ancient Greek Philosophers PHIL 200- Introduction to Philosophy 3
7135
Approaches to Studying Religions Approaches to Studying Religions Humanities Elective 3
4009
Art History I Art History I ART 101- History of West Art: Ancient through 14th Century 3
37836
Art History II Art History II ART 102- Since the 15th Century 3
16469
Developing Effective Teams Developing Effective Teams Humanities Elective 1
46492
Introduction to Ethics Introduction to Ethics Ethics Requirement 3
36436
Language
Spanish I Spanish I Lower Level Humanities Credit 3
3620
Spanish II Spanish II Lower Level Humanities Credit 3
806
Math and Science
Calculus I Calculus I MAT 220- Calculus I (Fall I 2022) 4
4968
College Algebra College Algebra MAT 114- Intermediate Algebra 3
41142
Environmental Science Environmental Science Natural Sciences Elective 3
31930
Foundations of College Algebra Foundations of College Algebra Natural Science/Math Elective
1498
Human Biology Human Biology BIO 105- Anatomy & Physiology I 3
41363
Introduction to Chemistry Introduction to Chemistry CHE 101- General Chemistry 3
6445
Introduction to College Mathematics Introduction to College Mathematics MAT 101 Math for Everyday Life 3
10934
Introduction to Nutrition Introduction to Nutrition Natural Science Elective 3
23472
Introduction to Statistics Introduction to Statistics MAT 201- Statistics 3
47920
Precalculus Precalculus Math Requirement 3
1721
Social Science
Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Psychology PSY 101- Introduction to Psychology 3
17178
Introduction to Sociology: Embracing Diversity and Collaboration Introduction to Sociology SOC 101- Introduction to Sociology 3
8524
Macroeconomics Macroeconomics ECO 262- Macroeconomics 3
15933
Microeconomics Microeconomics ECO 260- Microeconomics 3
11069
U.S. History I U.S. History I HIS 101- US History I 3
8349
U.S. History II U.S. History II HIS 102- US History II 3
2724

Other Sophia Courses

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