SouthArk grants credit by the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process.

Review the procedures for getting started here CLICK HERE and complete the APPLICATION HERE!  

SouthArk Grants Credit for the following:

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 • What You Have Done

o On the Job Training
us military logos.142150329 stdDid you attend any training on the job? Can you document that? Bring us a copy and let’s see what we can do!

o Military
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 flag

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.