I am currently a Navy Sailor with a PS rating and i am trying my best for the officer package. I wanted to ask current Excelsior students, alumina, and other who know about this as to how to opt out of Bachelors of Science in social science with focus on international relation. Currently, the navy only pays for you to be part time student, so I want to test put of as much as I can. I love my enlisted sailor but its time I go for the officer, as I like everyone have the right to better myself. The following, which I got from excelsior hand book, are the requirement for Bachelors of Science in social science with focus on international relation I. Core Requirements A. An introductory-level survey course in interdisciplinary social sciences such as: [SOC 110 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Social Science] B. A course on theories of societal organization such as: Social Theory [SOC 319 Understanding Society: The Theories of Karl Marx, W.E.B. DuBois and Others] C. Social Sciences Research Methods such as: [SOC 465 Social Science Research] D. Research and Writing in the degree such as: [LA 496 Research and Writing in the Liberal Arts] E. Social Sciences Capstone the Social Sciences degree requires the completion of the Excelsior College capstone course [LA 498SS Social Science Capstone], with a grade of C or better. The capstone course must be taken at Excelsior College and cannot be transferred in. After The core requirement the following should be met A. International Politics: [POL 231B Introduction to World Politics and Conflict, POL 320 Geopolitics of Energy and Global Climate Change, POL 350 beyond War and Peace: International Relations] B. Globalization such as: [ECON/SOC 341 Globalization, BUS 435 International Business, BUS 480 Global Business Strategy] C. Choose one course from at least four different areas: International Law such as: [POL 311 Public Policy Issues] International Relations such as: [POL 320 Geopolitics of Energy and Global Climate Change, POL 350 Beyond War and Peace: International Relations, HIS 332 History of U.S. Foreign Affairs Since 1898, HISx340 World Conflicts Since 1900 exam] International Economics such as: [ECON 360 International Economics, BUS 435 International Business, BUS 480 Global Business Strategy] Middle Eastern Politics/History such as: [POL 363 International Politics of the Middle East and North Africa, HIS 342 Contemporary Middle East History] China and East Asian Politics/History such as: [POL 390 Rise of China, HIS 344 Contemporary Chinese History and Culture, HIS 352 U.S. - Vietnam War] Latin American Politics/History European Politics/History such as: [HIS 341 Contemporary European History and Politics, HIS 353 Holocaust] African Politics/History: [POL 363 International Politics of the Middle East and North Africa] If credit are not completed then electives should be taken D. International Relations electives: [SOC 362 Genocide and Ethnic Conflict, CJ 328 Crimes Against Humanity, CJ 350 International Terrorism, BUS 502 Global Business Environment, CJ 355 Analyzing Intelligence, Terrorism and National Security, CJ 452 Security Planning and Assessment, CJ 454 Terrorism in the 21st Century, HIS 351 Cold War] --------------------------------- That said, I already have an associated degree from Truman College in Arts. Yes I got that degree to advance in my rank. It gave me a rank of e3 when I joined the navy (on a side note if anybody needs help or advice in that pm me) My already acquired credits are as follow ART 103 Art Appreciation B 3.00 BIOLOGY 121 Biology I T 5.00 BIOLOGY 226 Human Struc and Func I C 4.00 BIOLOGY 227 Human Struc and Func II A 4.00 CHEM 121 Basic Chemistry I A 4.00 CHEM 201 General Chemistry I A 5.00 CHEM 212 Survey Of Organic & Biochem A 4.00 ENGLISH 101 Composition A 3.00 ENGLISH 102 Composition B 3.00 HISTORY 232 Modern Euro Hist 1500-1830 T 3.00 LIT 110 Introduction To Literature T 3.00 MATH 204-1 Calculus For Bus Soc Sci T 5.00 MCROBIO 233 General Microbiology C 4.00 MUSIC 121 Introduction To Music A 3.00 NURSING 101 Fundamentals Of Nursing C 7.00 PSYCH 201 General Psychology A 3.00 SOC 205 Social Problems A 3.00 SPEECH 101-1 Fund Of Speech Communicationn B 3.00 VOC TR 1901 Mock Hospital Skills Lab S 1.00 Total Credit :70 and already have my associates. As you can see i was already in my nursing class when i left college and joined the enlistment rank. That's because its something my parent deeply wanted me to do and I wanted to honor their wish ( on a side note , we are not a military family ) with all of that said , now I need experts opinion what classes can I test out. I know that the academic adviser at excelsior can help me a bit but they aren't helping totally . they want me to take their class , but i want to test out of as much as I can and quickly send my officer package. i can do clep , Penn Foster , DSST, DANTES and any testing available . thanks oh and I forgot to mention , I am Stationed at Chicago, so Hi everybody from Chicago, we just have our winter coming up and its very chilly.