Procedures for Application and Awarding Credit

The acceptance of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) credits must be in accordance with the standards recommended and required by the TBR Policy 2:01:00:04 and Guideline A-30.
  1. Credit by External Exam
    1. Complete the online Credit By External Exam application on CougarNet under “Prior Learning”. You will be required to upload your score report.
    2. Upon approval of transcripts with successful scores, credit is applied to the transcript with the grade of “P”.
  2. Prior Military Training Credit
    1. Request your transcript by going to https://jst.doded.mil/official.html.
    2. Upon receipt of your transcript, an official evaluation will be performed and credit will be applied to the transcript with the grade of “P”.
  3. Dual Credit Recognition Process
    1. Complete the online Dual Credit application on CougarNet under “Prior Learning”.
    2. The Dual Credit Coordinator will receive your application and indicate whether credit is approved or denied.
    3. Approved credit is applied to the transcript with the grade of “P”.
  4. Portfolio Review Credit
    1. To be considered for Portfolio Review
      1. Complete the online Portfolio Review application on CougarNet under “Prior Learning”. You will be required to upload supporting documentation.
      2. Upon completion of the application, pay the Portfolio Review fee to the Business Office.
      3. Approved credit is applied to the transcript with the grade of “P”.

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