ERIC Number: ED220493
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Regents External Degrees [and] College Proficiency Examinations.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Regents External Degree Program.
The Regents External Degrees program to earn a degree without attending college, and the College Proficiency Examinations to validate knowledge gained outside of the formal college classroom are described. The programs are administered by the University of the State of New York, which has no campus or courses, but accepts credits from accredited institutions of higher education. Associate degrees in Arts and Sciences and Nursing; bachelors degrees in Arts and Sciences, and bachelors degrees in science for nursing and business are offered. The procedures for earning credit and a degree, the use of credit for two degrees on academic appeals procedure, and financial and candidate counseling information are presented. Information about teacher preparation and job qualification, preparation for the examinations, administering procedures, and content descriptions are provided. Requirements for a High School Equivalency Diploma and the Regents Credit Bank which evaluates college-level work within Regents academic standards are discussed. (CM)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, College Credits, Degree Requirements, Equivalency Tests, Experiential Learning, External Degree Programs, Higher Education, Open Universities, Prior Learning, State Universities
Study Guides, College Proficiency and Regents External Degree Examinations, Cultural Education Center, Room 5D45, Albany, NY 12230.
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Regents External Degree Program.
Identifiers: New York College Proficiency Examinations; Regents External Degree
Note: For related documents, see ED 216 018, ED 159 994, ED 132 930, and TM 820 514.