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  1. PLA Internal Challenge Exam Courses

    Credit for the following courses can now be obtained with a passing test score on the internal challenge exam for that course. Contact your college Testing Center in order to make arrangements to take a challenge exam. Subject...
  2. Contact a PLA Advisor

    PLA Advisors LSC-CyFair Christa Molloy -  Christa.Molloy@LoneStar.edu 281.290.3209 Shirley Giese -  Shirley.A.Giese@LoneStar.edu LSC-Kingwood Sagan McClure -  Sagan.McClure@LoneStar.edu 281.312.1659 LS...
  3. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) by Portfolio

    PLA by Portfolio allows students to request course credit for knowledge and skills acquired through employment, cooperative (co-op) education, and/or training. Lone Star College will not award credit based solely on years of employment. Experiences...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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...