SouthArk grants credit by the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process.
SouthArk Grants Credit for the following:
• What You Have Done
o On the Job Training
Did you attend any training on the job? Can you document that? Bring us a copy and let’s see what we can do!
Did you serve in the armed forces? Did your training have anything to do with your major? Bring us a Joint Services Transcript and let us look at your information. Don’t know how to get your Joint Services transcript?
o Industry-Based Skills
o Skills that You Can't Document
Talk to your Student Advising Coaches. Maybe we can develop a portfolio to showcase your skills!
• What You Know
o Advanced Placement (AP) Exams
Did you take the AP exam, score a 3, 4, or 5? You may be able to get credit.
o CLEP Test
Think you can take a test and prove you know the material? Talk to your Student Advising Coaches about the CLEP Test.
o Challenging a Course
Think you can test out of a class? Talk to your Student Advising Coaches about Credit by Examination.