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  1. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) by Non-Regionally Accredited College or University

    This assessment option is required for evaluating transcripts from institutions not accredited by one of the seven (7) regional accreditors. Eligibility criteria specific to this assessment must be met before requesting a transcript evaluation. To ...
  2. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) by Licensure or Industry Certification

    Lone Star College has established equivalent course credits for professional certifications and state licensures. Course credit is based on competencies demonstrated through successful completion of the professional certification or state licensure...
  3. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) by Internal Challenge Exams

    Internal challenge exams are developed by LSC faculty and administered through campus testing centers or academic departments. Students should consult with a faculty member in the department to discuss course content and feasibility of taking a cou...
  4. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) by High School Articulation

    High School Articulation is an agreement to match high school career and technical education (CTE) courses with college CTE courses. Lone Star College (LSC) participates in the Advanced Technical Credit (ATC) program. Texas high school graduates ma...
  5. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) by External Challenge Exams

    Lone Star College has established equivalent course credit for minimum passing scores on nationally-recognized college entrance and subject exams. Students are responsible for making arrangements for testing and making sure official score reports a...
  6. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) by Continuing Education Articulation

    Credit may be awarded after a student meets eligibility criteria specific to this assessment option:  When the CE course was taken, it was part of an articulation agreement (linked or non-linked)  Student achieved a grade of ...
  7. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) by American Council on Education (ACE)

    American Council on Education (ACE) uses expert evaluators to review and transcript workplace training, military experiences and national exams for potential college credit matches.  Transcripts are evaluated by LSC faculty to determine th...
  8. PLA Options

    American Council on Education (ACE) American Council on Education (ACE) uses expert evaluators to review workplace training, military experiences and national exams for potential college credit matches.  More Informati...
  9. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)

    Students that participate in PLA testing can use these credits for earning their degree. Prior learning assessment (PLA) awards college credit, certification or advanced standing for a student’s non-academic experiences and training. Ho...
  10. Unable to Review Submitted Quiz or Exam

    Troubleshooting Try the following: See Viewing Quiz Grades & Feedback . If you still cannot find the grade or feedback: Contact the Instructor Email within the course. See Using Classlist . ...