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. 
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Continuing Education Articulation

Continuing Education (CE) articulation is an agreement to award semester credit hours toward a credit course for successful completion of certain CE courses.
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External Challenge Exams

Lone Star College has established equivalent course credit for minimum passing scores on nationally-recognized, college entrance and subject exams.
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High School Articulation

High School Articulation is an agreement to match high school career and technical education (CTE) courses with college CTE courses.
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Internal Challenge Exams

Internal challenge exams are developed by LSC faculty and administered through campus testing centers or academic departments. 
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Licensure or Industry Certification

Lone Star College has established equivalent course credit for professional certifications and state licensures.
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Non-Regionally Accredited College or University

This assessment option is required for evaluating transcripts from institutions not accredited by one of the seven regional accreditors.
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Portfolio

Portfolio allows students to request course credit for knowledge and skills acquired through employment, cooperative (co-op) education and/or training.
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