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    Good news! I got a waiver for this 2 credit course and ALSO for the Ethics 2 credit course. I figured they would give me one or the other but I have written confirmation that I have both waivers. Also the waivers show in my degree plan. So this course is an option after all from Study.com.
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    How hard was the course? How long it took you to complete?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ndelcollo View Post
    Good news! I got a waiver for this 2 credit course and ALSO for the Ethics 2 credit course. I figured they would give me one or the other but I have written confirmation that I have both waivers. Also the waivers show in my degree plan. So this course is an option after all from Study.com.
    thanks for the update, very good to know
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    Quote Originally Posted by timblackwell View Post
    How hard was the course? How long it took you to complete?
    I will be starting it this week. I just received the go-ahead from TESU that it will fulfill the ORAL COM requirement. The course only has 80some quizzes so it shouldn't take more than a few days. There is only one assignment for this course which is a 5 minute speech. Hopefully it won't be too difficult.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ndelcollo View Post
    Good news! I got a waiver for this 2 credit course and ALSO for the Ethics 2 credit course. I figured they would give me one or the other but I have written confirmation that I have both waivers. Also the waivers show in my degree plan. So this course is an option after all from Study.com.
    That's great, if I recall correctly, you also need to make up those two credits for something else, such as an elective course credit...
    I would do a cheapo course from Shmoop or if you haven't done another alternative credit course from ALEKS (Precalc/Trigonometry).
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    So does TESU not grant credit for this course on study.com? I'd rather take this then the SL one for Comm credits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by strawberryxfuzz View Post
    So does TESU not grant credit for this course on study.com? I'd rather take this then the SL one for Comm credits.
    TESU gives the 2 credits for this class and it fills the Oral Comm section. You still need to make up the extra credit in Gen Eds however.
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    I would contact TESU to make sure they give the waiver before taking it. I was worried that they would not give a waiver since I already had a waiver for the Ethics course so I contacted them. Now I have it in writing and it shows in my evaluation as a planned course that will fulfill the ORAL COM slot. I need to make up 2 credits in the General Ed electives to cover for the two waivers I received. I'm hoping that the Business TEEX course still counts as General Ed. I am awaiting the evaluation of my first transcript which includes that TEEX course so I'll find out soon if I need another General Ed course or not. Either way I am happy that I am able to use this Study.com Public Speaking course because otherwise I would have needed to use SL just for this one course.
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    ALEKS (12cr) - Int. Algebra 7/16 - College Algebra 7/16 - Intro to Stats 7/16 - PreCalc 8/16
    Shmoop (9cr) - Modern Euro His 8/16 - US His I 8/16 - US His II 8/16
    Study.com (56cr) - Intro to World Religions 8/16 - History of Vietnam War 9/16 - Civil War and Reconstruction 10/16 - American Civil War 10/16 - American Gov 11/16 - Personal Fin 11/16 - Spanish 199 11/16 - Intro to Sociology 11/16 - Intro to Computing 12/16 - Earth Science 12/16 - Intro to Comp Info Sys 12/16 - Public Speaking 12/16 - Prin of Marketing 1/17 - Digital Marketing 1/17 - Labor Relations 1/17 - HR Manage 1/17 - Prin of Manage 2/17 - Strat HR Manage 2/17 - Org Behavior 2/17
    TESU (1cr) - Cornerstone 9/16

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    Quote Originally Posted by Synicaal View Post
    TESU gives the 2 credits for this class and it fills the Oral Comm section. You still need to make up the extra credit in Gen Eds however.

    Ohhh I see, thanks for clearing that up. I've gotten so comfortable with study.com courses lately I'm hoping to finish my degree with that and Saylor.

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