The term "prior learning" refers to a variety of methods of acquiring knowledge comparable to the learning objectives of college courses. Knowledge may be acquired in a classroom or outside the traditional classroom environment. Walters State Community College offers college credit for the following types of prior learning.
Students requesting credit for prior learning are required to complete the Application for Prior Learning Assessment and follow the procedures outlined on the application in order to obtain credit.
Portfolio Credit currently is not awarded by Walters State Community College. However, portfolio credit may be awarded by a transfer institution.