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Excelsior College Examination Equivalencies

The following is a list of how Excelsior College Examinations transfer into HCC.  Students must receive a grade of “C” or higher for these examinations to be equated to HCC courses. UEXCEL Examinations are developed by Excelsior College and Pearson VUE. Students must arrange to have an official transcript from Excelsior College sent to the Office of Admissions and Advising.

Excelsior College Examination

HCC Equivalency

Abnormal Psychology

PSYC-203, Abnormal Psychology

American Dream

Arts & Sciences Elective (3 credits)

Bioethics: Philosophical Issues

Humanities Elective (3 credits)

Calculus (UEXCEL)


College Writing (UEXCEL)


Cultural Diversity

Social Science Elective (3 credits)

Earth ScienceGEOL-107

English Composition 


Ethics: Theory & Practice

PHIL-103, Intro to Ethics

Foundations of Gerontology

SOCI-160 OR AGNG-160, The Aging Process: Gerontology

Human Resource Management
Business Elective

Introduction to Music

MUSC-101, Music Appreciation

Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL-101, Intro to Philosophy

Introduction to Psychology (UEXCEL)

PSYC-101, General Psychology

Juvenile Delinquency

CRIM-103, Juvenile Delinquency

Labor Relations

Business Elective (3 credits)

Life Span Developmental Psychology

HMDV-200, Life Span Development

Organizational Behavior

Business Elective (3 credits)

Political Science  (UEXCEL)

Social Science Elective (3 credits)

Psychology of Adulthood & Aging

AGNG-250, the Psychological Aspects of Aging

Social Psychology

PSYC-202, Social Psychology

Statistics  (UEXCEL)

Statistics  (3 credits)

World Conflicts Since 1900

Social Science Elective (3 credits)

World Population

Social Science Elective (3 credits)