Credit for Non-Traditional Learning and Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Credit

Wallace State Community College awards limited credit for advanced placement, challenge examination, CLEP and DANTES examinations, ACE, armed forces and service schools training, and certain professional certification. The maximum credit earned from non-traditional sources that may be applied toward the associate degree or certificate program is forty (40) percent of the total semester hours. Non-traditional credit is not posted on a student’s transcript until the student is enrolled. The non-traditional credit awarded may not count toward the 25% of WSCC coursework necessary for graduation. Questions may be directed to the WSCC Registrar at 256.352.8238.

Students may earn credit through non-traditional sources such as: