Students may demonstrate proficiency in a course eligible for Credit for Prior Learning and receive college credit through the approved alternative methods for awarding credit listed below:

  • Achievement of a satisfactory score on an Advanced Placement (AP) examination
  • Achievement of a satisfactory score on a Higher level (HL) International Baccalaureate (IB) examination
  • Achievement of a satisfactory score on the College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • Evaluation of Joint Service Transcripts (JST)
  • Achievement of an examination administered by other agencies approved by the District
  • Evaluation of industry-recognized credential documentation
  • Evaluation of student-created portfolios
  • Satisfactory completion of an institutional examination, known as Credit by Examination, administered by the college in lieu of completion of an active course listed in the current college catalog
  • Validated volunteer and civic activities (e.g. Peace Corps)

A student shall be referred to the college's appropriate authority for assessment of prior learning if the student:

  • is a veteran, a reserve, or an active-duty member of the armed forces, or
  • holds industry-recognized credentials, or
  • requests credit for a course based on their prior learning