Division of Labor Studies 2004-2006 Academic Bulletin
|Credit for Prior Learning|
Self-Acquired Competency in Labor Studies Courses
Applying Credit for Prior Learning
Transfer of Credit
Students entering the Division of Labor Studies may be awarded academic credit for previous college-level learning and life experience. The awarding of credit for prior learning varies by individual student, degree program, and campus. The general guidelines for awarding credit for prior learning are as follows:
Bachelor of Science Degree
Up to 15 credit hours may be awarded for Self-Acquired Competency.
Self-Acquired Competency (SAC) can be awarded for learning gained outside of the university setting, such as learning derived from union activities. Students must demonstrate and document that their learning is equivalent to college-level material. To be considered for SAC, students must:
Military or law enforcement training may be awarded for up to 6 credit hours upon submitting the DD-214 forms.
The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) can be taken in a variety of subjects. Credits will be awarded to students based on Indiana University guidelines.
Several noncollegiate educational programs, which appear in The National Guide to Educational Credit for Training Programs, will be seriously considered.
Previously awarded credit within the IU system is honored by the DLS.
Credit earned at other institutions will be evaluated by the appropriate Indiana University admissions office. If the course work is in the field of labor studies, it will be evaluated by the DLS. The DLS will prepare a detailed plan of study for each transfer student.
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