The following explains ways in which currently enrolled students may receive credit other than taking the specific course(s) at RSCC.
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is a method of evaluating what you have learned outside of school for college credit. Your past experiences and knowledge (from work, hobbies, volunteering, and other sources) may be shown to be equal to what you could learn in a college classroom. If you can demonstrate this knowledge at the college level, then you could be awarded college credit for what you already know.
Types of prior learning or alternative credit include:
There is a maximum alternative credit allowed limit.
Ready to start the process of reviewing your eligibilty for PLA? Visit Getting Started with Prior Learning Credit by Exam or Portfolio for an overview of the process.
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