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Life Experience Portfolio

Students may apply for life experience credit as substitution for academic program/course curricula requirements. In general, the non-traditional credits awarded should not exceed two thirds of the technical courses required to complete a program. Students receiving non-traditional credit must meet the residency requirement for their degree.

A portfolio of work-related materials must be submitted for evaluation to the appropriate Division Dean. Guidelines for developing the portfolio may be obtained from the Registrar's Office. If students are uncertain about how past work experience may relate to their course of study, an appointment with a program advisor is recommended.

Students will be assessed a minimum of $90 fee for evaluation of a portfolio. This fee is charged regardless of credit or no credit status after evaluation. Additional cost will be incurred when evaluating more than one course. Please refer to the on-line published fee schedule.