You can earn Life Experience credits by:

  • Transferring credit earned at other colleges or universities
  • Transferring credit from workplace courses
  • Transferring credits earned for professional licenses and certificates
  • Demonstrating life experience through a prior learning assessment

The College may grant academic credit for prior experiential learning as follows:

  • Up to 60 units out of the 180 total units awarded to a student in an undergraduate program may be awarded for experiential learning.

To qualify for the prior experiential learning credit, the following conditions must be met:

  • The prior learning is equivalent to a college or university level of learning.
  • The learning experience demonstrates a balance between theory and practice.
  • The credit awarded for the prior learning experience directly relates to the student’s degree program and is applied towards satisfaction of certain degree requirements.
  • Learning experience for which credit is sought must be documented.