Students can now complete our general education courses through Brandman University, and transfer them to an online degree granting program at United States University (USU). USU is regionally accredited, and offers several online degree programs at a low cost of $250.00 per month.

     Bachelor of Science in Nursing - RN to BSN
     Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
     Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
     Bachelor of Arts in Management
     Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies
     Credential: Teacher Credentialing preparation program (Single Subject)
     Credential: Teacher Credentialing preparation program (Multiple Subject)

Under the following terms, USU will accept Westcott Courses courses completed for credit via Brandman University into one of USU’s baccalaureate programs.
a)   Completed courses with a “C” grade or better for each course;
b)   Satisfy all institutional general admissions and program specific admission requirements, if applicable;

To obtain a baccalaureate degree at USU students are required to complete the courses outlined (or their approved equivalent) within the University catalog, including any prerequisites. A minimum of 30 credits must be completed at USU in order to confer the Bachelor’s degree with a minimum total semester credit hours equal to 120.

Westcott Courses (partnership w/ Brandman University)

United States University

 

Course Prefix and Title

Credit

General Education Area

ENGU103 English Composition

3

Written Communication

ENGU102 Literature and the Art of the Narrative

3

Arts and Humanities or Liberal Arts elective

BIOU101 General Biology

3

Natural Sciences

BIOU201 Human Anatomy*

3-4

Natural Sciences

BIOU202 Human Physiology*

3-4

Natural Sciences

BIOU203 Microbiology*

4

Natural Sciences

CHMU102 Principles of Chemistry

3

Natural Sciences

MATU101 College Algebra

3

Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning

MATU102 Trigonometry

4

Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning

MAT104 Precalculus*

3

Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning

MATU112 Business Calculus

4

Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning

MATU115 Calculus I

4

Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning

MATU204 Introduction to Statistics and Probability*

3

Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning

MATU251 Discrete Structures (Mathematics Code)*

4

Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning

MATU240 Discrete Structures (Computer Science Code)*

4



Please refer to USU University Catalog for detail information about General Education (GE) Requirements. USU has eight (8) areas of GE:
Written Communication – 1 Course, 3 Semester Credits
Critical Thinking – 1 Course, 3 Semester Credits
Oral Communication – 1 Course, 3 Semester Credits
Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning - 1 Course, 3 Semester Credits
Natural Sciences – 1-2 Course, 3-4 Semester Credits
Arts and Humanities - 2 Course, 6 Semester Credits
Social and Behavioral Sciences - 6 Course, 18 Semester Credits
Information Literacy - 2 Course, 6 Semester Credits

*These courses may satisfy USU general education requirements, however, other degrees require additional math and sciences in which student may transfer these courses to satisfy those requirements. Students are reviewed individually to ensure no courses completed at Westcott Courses are repeated with USU.

Interested students can contact Nancy Davis. She will go over the courses that you have taken with Westcott, or plan to take, and put you in contact with the representative at USU that works with transferring our courses.