Excelsior College Examinations
(formerly Regents College, formerly ACT/PEP)

To register by phone or to obtain more information about Excelsior College Examinations, call toll free: 888-72-EXAMS (888-723-9267) or visit www.excelsior.edu. The computer-based ECE examinations are available by appointment at Pearson VUE Authorized Centers including two UMUC National Test Centers (NTC).

Free study guides are available by writing to

Excelsior College Test Administration
7 Columbia Circle,
Albany, NY 12203-5159

Please give the name of the test you will be taking when requesting a study guide.

Note: Excelsior assumed the administration of the examinations from ACT in September 1998.

To be eligible for credit you must receive a minimum score or grade of C as indicated below.

Examination Source

Examination Title

Course Equivalents

Score Required

Number of Credits

EXCELSIOR

Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 353

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Adult Nursing

No equivalent

C

8 UL

EXCELSIOR

American Dream 

Humanities, no equiv

C

6 UL

EXCELSIOR

Anatomy & Physiology

BIOL 201 & BIOL 202 (not lab sci)
Should also take BIOL 161 or 102 to meet lab requirement.

C

6 LL

EXCELSIOR

Bioethics : Philosophical Issues

PHIL no equivalent

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Clinical Performance in Nursing Exam

NURS 100 TR

C

8 LL

EXCELSIOR

Community-Focused Nursing

No equivalent

C

4 UL

EXCELSIOR

Community Health Nursing

No equivalent

C

4 UL

EXCELSIOR

Cultural Diversity

SOCY

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Earth Science

GEOL 100

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

English Composition

3rd Writing or Speech in GERs

C

6 LL

EXCELSIOR

Essentials of Nursing Care: Chronicity

Voc/Tech – AA

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Essentials of Nursing Care: Heath Differences

Voc/Tech – AA

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Essentials of Nursing Care: Health Safety

Voc/Tech – AA

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Essentials of Nursing Care: Reproductive Health

Voc/Tech – AA

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Ethics: Theory and Practice

PHIL 140

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Foundations of Gerontology

GERO 100

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Fundamentals of Nursing

No equivalent – AA

C

8 LL

EXCELSIOR

Health Differences Across the Life Span 1

Voc/Tech – AA

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Health Differences Across the Life Span 2

Voc/Tech – AA

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Health Differences Across the Life Span 3

Voc/Tech – AA

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Human Resource Mgmt

HRMN 300

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Interpersonal Communication

SPCH 125

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Introduction to Music

MUSC/HUMN

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Juvenile Delinquency

CCJS 350

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Labor Relations

HRMN362

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Life Span Developmental Psychology

EDHD 320

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School

No equivalent

C

6 UL

EXCELSIOR

Macroeconomics Intro

ECON 201

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Management in Nursing

No Equivalent

C

4 UL

EXCELSIOR

Maternal & Child  Nursing 

Voc/Tech – AA

C

6 LL

EXCELSIOR

Maternal & Child  Nursing 

Voc/Tech – BA

C

8 UL

EXCELSIOR

Maternity Nursing

Voc/Tech – AA

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Microbiology

BIOL 230

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Microeconomics Intro

ECON 203

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

Organizational Behavior

BMGT 464

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Pathophysiology

BIOL elec

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Psychology of Adulthood and Aging

PSYC 357 and
GERO 220

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

No Equivalent

C

8 UL

EXCELSIOR

Religions of the World

HUMN 350

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Research in Nursing

No Equivalent

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Research Methods in Psychology

PSYC 300

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Social Psychology

PSYC 321

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

Transition to the Registered Professional Nurse Role

Voc/Tech

C

3 LL

EXCELSIOR

World Conflict Since 1900

GVPT 300-200

C

3 UL

EXCELSIOR

World Population

GEOG 100-422

C

3 LL

 

UMUC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERMINING STUDENTS' PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OR PREPARATION FOR THESE EXAMS. APPROVAL TO TAKE EXAMS DOES NOT GUARANTEE AWARD OF CREDIT; OTHER CONDITIONS, SUCH AS THE APPROPRIATE SCORE, MUST BE SATISFIED. ALL INFORMATION ON CREDIT-BY-EXAM IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.