Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
TESU instead of Excelsior
#1
Hello. 25 year Marine about to retire from active service. I had only heard of Excelsior from my coworkers so I applied there. Excelsior gave me 90 credits toward the BPS in Business and Management.

I see that most posts are related to TESU instead of Excelsior. Do you think I should look into that route or just stick it out with what I have already been given and complete the Excelsior degree?

Any insight is appreciated.

Steve
Reply
#2
Try your hand at Excelsior and also TESU. See how many credits TESU will take.
If they give you over the 90 credit threshold, it may be worth it to go with TESU.
If not, then you can decide on Excelsior. One thing to note is, TESU has 18 UL credits requirements.
Excelsior or COSC will require 30 credits that are UL for the AOS.
Done: TESU ASNSM Biology, ASBA/BSBA (ACBSP Accredited in 2017)
Working on: TESU BA Biology & Computer Science
Deferred: **Deciding on several Masters/PHD programs**

2018 BALS and BSBA Spreadsheet using mainly SL/Study.com (post#28,31)
The Basic Approach | DegreeForum Community Supported Wiki
~Review Beginners Guide sticky for info on TESU BALS/BSBA in 4 months (post #16)
~Note: Read Wiki guide links for TESU equivalency - CLEP/DSST/SL/Study.com, etc
Reply
#3
Thanks. I only need the following at Excelsior.

Steve


Attached Files
.jpg   Less than 1 minute ago">IMG_3490.jpg (Size: 89.74 KB / Downloads: 15)
Reply
#4
Srbinoki Wrote:Hello. 25 year Marine about to retire from active service. I had only heard of Excelsior from my coworkers so I applied there. Excelsior gave me 90 credits toward the BPS in Business and Management.

I see that most posts are related to TESU instead of Excelsior. Do you think I should look into that route or just stick it out with what I have already been given and complete the Excelsior degree?

Any insight is appreciated.

Steve
The $75 application fee is waived for military through June 30, 2017 at TESU. So you could just apply and find out which university offers you the better deal. I guess you would still have to send transcripts, but at least you would have something more concrete to compare to your evaluation from Excelsior. Congrats on your retirement!
TESU BA Social Sciences 2016
TESU May 2016 LIB-495 Liberal Arts Capstone
STRAIGHTERLINE: Eng Comp I, WCIV I, WCIV II, US Hist I, US Hist II, Intro Religion, Cultural Anthropology, MacroEconomics, Am Govt, Intro Environmental Sci, Intro Criminal Jstc, Intro Business, Bus Ethics, Intro Soc, Intro Psych, Med Terminology, Anatomy & Phsiology I, Princ of Mgmt, Org Behavior, Intro Communication, World History
DSST: Tech Writing 412, Intro Comp 454, Vietnam War 433, Princ Supervision 422, Civil War & Recon 450
CLEP: A&I Lit 68, Eng Lit 66, Intro to Ed Psych 56, Am Lit 56, Human Growth & Dev 57, Intro Bus Law 58
ALEKS Beg Alg, Int Alg, Col Alg
TECEP Intro to Sociology 79, Intro to Computer Info Systems 70,
Study.com Research Methods Psych 90, Social Psych 91

TESU BSBA-In Progress

TECEP PR Thoughts & Practice 76
PennFoster Strategic Management 91
Saylor Principles of Marketing, Corporate Communication
Straighterline Accounting I, Accounting II
Reply
#5
Srbinoki Wrote:Thanks. I only need the following at Excelsior.

Steve

The requirements for TESU are pretty much the same as Excelsior, except for the capstone.
From looking at the screenshot, you maybe able to complete all with Straighterline and Study.com
The only course you need to take at Excelsior or TESU, is in fact, their capstone, all else transfer it in.
Take your pick, Straighterline or Study.com, just make sure you don't go over 90 credits per provider.
Done: TESU ASNSM Biology, ASBA/BSBA (ACBSP Accredited in 2017)
Working on: TESU BA Biology & Computer Science
Deferred: **Deciding on several Masters/PHD programs**

2018 BALS and BSBA Spreadsheet using mainly SL/Study.com (post#28,31)
The Basic Approach | DegreeForum Community Supported Wiki
~Review Beginners Guide sticky for info on TESU BALS/BSBA in 4 months (post #16)
~Note: Read Wiki guide links for TESU equivalency - CLEP/DSST/SL/Study.com, etc
Reply
#6
I applied to TESU. Will see and report back here what they give me for transfer credits.

Steve
Reply
#7
Srbinoki Wrote:I applied to TESU. Will see and report back here what they give me for transfer credits.

Steve

If you put the actual credits you have here (not the eval from EC, but the courses you've taken), then I can let you know (mostly) what your TESU eval will look like.

Include school and whether it's semester or quarter based
Course # name, number of credits, and grade if less than a C

Do that for each course.

I'm pretty good at figuring out the eval at TESU. Never been off by much.

Then, you can compare the 2, to see what will cost the least amount to finish, both in terms of time/number of courses, and cost.
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
Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  TESU Application Fee Waiver ECH90 2 294 09-18-2019, 11:01 PM
Last Post: ECH90
  AF Commission with TESU Degree TESUAF 15 1,195 08-30-2019, 02:14 PM
Last Post: Sagan
  Military waiver for residency charge at tesu Zachcleigh 4 650 05-09-2019, 07:59 AM
Last Post: ECH90
  TESU database of military credits? dfrecore 8 1,207 02-14-2019, 01:00 AM
Last Post: dfrecore
  TESU- Admission kruxalk20 15 785 02-13-2019, 11:27 PM
Last Post: ROYISAGIRL
  Engineering Technology programs: Excelsior vs TESU MNomadic 13 4,718 02-21-2018, 06:36 PM
Last Post: MNomadic
  65,000 military students have graduated with Excelsior College Life Long Learning 0 1,341 09-27-2017, 10:36 PM
Last Post: Life Long Learning
  Best Options at TESU? Residency vs Waiver for Military Dependent. Silly_Me 18 2,231 06-13-2017, 01:30 PM
Last Post: bjcheung77
  TESU Waiving Application Fee for Military Iamtehking 0 695 04-21-2017, 09:39 AM
Last Post: Iamtehking
  Army MLT - ASAST or BSAST at TESU? MLTtoMLS 11 1,645 01-20-2017, 10:19 AM
Last Post: dfrecore

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)