Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
TESU AS/BS Degree Plan w/test out options -ZERO TRANSFER CREDITS
#1
Hello and good day!

Long story short: I am 40-ish without any prior college credits. I am looking at going the course/test route from the ACE approved providers, such as study.com, Saylor etc. 

I have a lot of free time right now, so the main things would be to cut costs, and try to earn the credits ASAP.

I am open to the AS/BS in Business major if that's the fastest/cheapest option. 

Thanks!
Reply
#2
(03-15-2019, 03:12 AM)GED2Degree Wrote: Hello and good day!

Long story short: I am 40-ish without any prior college credits. I am looking at going the course/test route from the ACE approved providers, such as study.com, Saylor etc. 

I have a lot of free time right now, so the main things would be to cut costs, and try to earn the credits ASAP.

I am open to the AS/BS in Business major if that's the fastest/cheapest option. 

Thanks!

One huge advantage of not having any credit, is that you're not invested in the idea of using your old credits! Smile Seriously - that's a barrier for many people, and can create a crazy plan. So, you're not locked in to anything - that's great!
Jennifer
10-year member

MS Applied Nutrition, 2014 Canisius College, NY
Premed/Prenursing Sciences, 2011 Ocean County College, NJ
BA Social Science, 2008 Thomas Edison State University, NJ
AA General Studies, 2008 Thomas Edison State University, NJ
AOS Culinary Arts,1990 Culinary Institute of America, NY

Homeschooling for College Credit
Reply
#3
(03-15-2019, 08:22 AM)cookderosa Wrote:
(03-15-2019, 03:12 AM)GED2Degree Wrote: Hello and good day!

Long story short: I am 40-ish without any prior college credits. I am looking at going the course/test route from the ACE approved providers, such as study.com, Saylor etc. 

I have a lot of free time right now, so the main things would be to cut costs, and try to earn the credits ASAP.

I am open to the AS/BS in Business major if that's the fastest/cheapest option. 

Thanks!

I didn't think TESU required Pre-calculus for a business degree. I just double-checked their site and didn't see it listed. Am I missing something? I ask because I am literally in the middle of applying to TESU right now and about had a heart attack when I saw your comment. lol

https://www.tesu.edu/studycom/bsba-degre...management

One huge advantage of not having any credit, is that you're not invested in the idea of using your old credits! Smile  Seriously - that's a barrier for many people, and can create a crazy plan. So, you're not locked in to anything - that's great!

When I looked at business degrees for my son, an issue for us was math.  If you're ok with Precal, you can choose anywhere- if you expect to have some challenges, you have to know that now.  Do you think you have it in you to earn credit in Precalculus?  If not, it's going to be Charter Oak where you can choose Business Stats, a much more manageable course through Straighterline.
Reply
#4
(03-15-2019, 09:19 AM)sharsharky Wrote:
(03-15-2019, 08:22 AM)cookderosa Wrote:
(03-15-2019, 03:12 AM)GED2Degree Wrote: Hello and good day!

Long story short: I am 40-ish without any prior college credits. I am looking at going the course/test route from the ACE approved providers, such as study.com, Saylor etc. 

I have a lot of free time right now, so the main things would be to cut costs, and try to earn the credits ASAP.

I am open to the AS/BS in Business major if that's the fastest/cheapest option. 

Thanks!

I didn't think TESU required Pre-calculus for a business degree. I just double-checked their site and didn't see it listed. Am I missing something? I ask because I am literally in the middle of applying to TESU right now and about had a heart attack when I saw your comment. lol

https://www.tesu.edu/studycom/bsba-degre...management

One huge advantage of not having any credit, is that you're not invested in the idea of using your old credits! Smile  Seriously - that's a barrier for many people, and can create a crazy plan. So, you're not locked in to anything - that's great!

Sorry!! I misspoke- but my son's brick wall was College Algebra, so instead, he took Business Stats and attends COSC.
Jennifer
10-year member

MS Applied Nutrition, 2014 Canisius College, NY
Premed/Prenursing Sciences, 2011 Ocean County College, NJ
BA Social Science, 2008 Thomas Edison State University, NJ
AA General Studies, 2008 Thomas Edison State University, NJ
AOS Culinary Arts,1990 Culinary Institute of America, NY

Homeschooling for College Credit
Reply
#5
If I was going to start from scratch, I would do WGU. It's probably going to be your cheapest option. You can first plan out a degree with them using 30cr that are harder to find or required to take through them, then find the cheapest/fastest/easiest ways to get the other 90cr.

Do those 90cr first, then apply, make sure everything transfers as planned, and then you are set to start. You can finish the rest in a single 6-mo term for like $3,500.
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
[-] The following 1 user Likes dfrecore's post:
  • GED2Degree
Reply
#6
(03-15-2019, 12:45 PM)dfrecore Wrote: If I was going to start from scratch, I would do WGU.  It's probably going to be your cheapest option.  You can first plan out a degree with them using 30cr that are harder to find or required to take through them, then find the cheapest/fastest/easiest ways to get the other 90cr.

Do those 90cr first, then apply, make sure everything transfers as planned, and then you are set to start.  You can finish the rest in a single 6-mo term for like $3,500.

I was doing my BA PSY at TESU but I would rather do it at WGU, the question here is, can I use the credits that I obtained at Study.com towards a degree at WGU?
Also, other than that is cheap, is there anything else you liked about WGU that made you change your mind about TESU?
EDITED: never mind, I just saw that WGU doesn't have Psychology major...
thanks
Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  TESU BS Health Services Technology AOS shadowgem 7 144 1 hour ago
Last Post: Merlin
  Need help with ASNSM Math AOS options for TESU Flying-Ace 39 2,902 4 hours ago
Last Post: dfrecore
  COSC - No CLEP/All Online BSBA Degree Transcript elbebopkid 21 1,449 7 hours ago
Last Post: Merlin
  25 CREDITS LEFT jsarles 23 991 Yesterday, 04:41 AM
Last Post: Merlin
  tesu upper level dsst tests Sb2013 2 59 Yesterday, 12:09 AM
Last Post: Sb2013
  Excelsior AP Transfer guide cstun000 4 94 03-17-2019, 08:33 PM
Last Post: cookderosa
  How to change/add AOS at TESU Kartvelian 16 263 03-17-2019, 04:19 PM
Last Post: dfrecore
  AS degree transfer to TESU Acam10 1 76 03-16-2019, 06:08 PM
Last Post: mysonx3
  Finding Textbook Info @ TESU mysonx3 3 60 03-16-2019, 01:28 PM
Last Post: shadowgem
  Help desperately needed w/ picking a school and making a plan. Any help appreciated!! sharsharky 14 357 03-15-2019, 02:59 PM
Last Post: natshar

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)