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I've never taken any of these courses and they generally have limited utility because they likely have education-related prefixes.

The Problem Solving course gets this prefix from Loyola Marymount:  MTHX 901.

Haha.  Can't we just get rid of that little X?

Teaching Jazz gets MUSX 908 from Loyola Marymount.

So, I think that the value proposition is still not quite there. It is about $130 per credit hour for very marginal math and science classes at Loyola Marymount. This is especially true given the straight-up subject area prefixes at Fresno Pacific. There are some interesting classes, however. Get rid of the X and/or bring the price below $100 per credit and we have something.
University of Michigan, 1997, BA Ed.; Teaching Cert.: English/Social Sciences
Marygrove College, 2003, MAT
TESU, 2018, BSBA: Accounting/CIS; ASNSM: Math/Comp. Sci.; Certs: Finance, Org. Lead., Ops. Man., Marketing
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http://www.scf.edu/Academics/FacultyCert...matics.asp

Minimum Requirements: "18 graduate semester hours in mathematics, statistics, applied science or related discipline courses in the teaching or application of algebra, calculus or finite mathematics + master's degree"

So that is the interesting paragraph.  Would these courses with a MTHX prefix get a person to the minimum 18?

Of course, the person would need to be able to actually teach the classes and make the connections with the school/committee/etc.
University of Michigan, 1997, BA Ed.; Teaching Cert.: English/Social Sciences
Marygrove College, 2003, MAT
TESU, 2018, BSBA: Accounting/CIS; ASNSM: Math/Comp. Sci.; Certs: Finance, Org. Lead., Ops. Man., Marketing
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, 2018, Grad. Cert.: Economics Ed.; 18 Grad. Credits - Economics
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#3
All of the California UC Extension schools have an X in the prefix as well (UC Berkeley Extension, UC San Diego Ext, UC Davis Ext, etc.)
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Hmmm. These credits might be tempting.
University of Michigan, 1997, BA Ed.; Teaching Cert.: English/Social Sciences
Marygrove College, 2003, MAT
TESU, 2018, BSBA: Accounting/CIS; ASNSM: Math/Comp. Sci.; Certs: Finance, Org. Lead., Ops. Man., Marketing
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, 2018, Grad. Cert.: Economics Ed.; 18 Grad. Credits - Economics
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What's the X matter?
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I actually think that the "X" might be okay after thinking about it. These are basically education courses that focus on teaching the subject in the course. That usually makes them less difficult than a true subject area course. In most situations like this, the course gets an education-related prefix and that's why I originally questioned them. However, dfrecore made the great point that many subject area courses at university extension programs get the "X" prefix. This means that these courses very likely will look like subject area courses to the registrars at other schools. This means that these might actually be a very good value.
University of Michigan, 1997, BA Ed.; Teaching Cert.: English/Social Sciences
Marygrove College, 2003, MAT
TESU, 2018, BSBA: Accounting/CIS; ASNSM: Math/Comp. Sci.; Certs: Finance, Org. Lead., Ops. Man., Marketing
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, 2018, Grad. Cert.: Economics Ed.; 18 Grad. Credits - Economics
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(01-05-2019, 09:59 PM)eriehiker Wrote: I actually think that the "X" might be okay after thinking about it.  These are basically education courses that focus on teaching the subject in the course.  That usually makes them less difficult than a true subject area course.  In most situations like this, the course gets an education-related prefix and that's why I originally questioned them.  However, dfrecore made the great point that many subject area courses at university extension programs get the "X" prefix.  This means that these courses very likely will look like subject area courses to the registrars at other schools.  This means that these might actually be a very good value.

I'm thinking X courses couldn't count toward "18 graduate semester hours".
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#8
I don't think you can say that just because UC-system schools use X in the course number makes all courses with an X in them comparable, or that schools will treat them equally.

This is a case where you would have to check to see how they would come in to any school you were interested in bringing them into, individually.
TESU BSBA in HR, 2018
WVNCC BOG AAS,
 2017
GGU Cert in Management, 2000

EXAMS: TECEP Tech Writg, Engl Comp 2, LA Math, Public Rel, Computers  DSST Computers, Pers Fin  CLEP Mgmt, Mktg
COURSES: TESU Capstone  Study.com Pers Fin, Microecon, Stats  Ed4Credit Acct 2  PF Fin Mgmt  ALEKS Int Alg, Coll Alg  Sophia Proj Mgmt The Institutes - Ins Ethics  Kaplan PLA
B&M COURSESPalomar CollMission Coll, Golden Gate Univ, San Jose State Univ
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