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Prior Learning Program

At Sojourner-Douglass College through standardized testing (CLEP; DANTES, ect) and portfolio development , students may be awarded credit for learning gained from experience at work, in the community, in volunteer activities, and even in hobbies and other personal activities. A Sojourner-Douglass college faculty advisor will analyze your resume for any possible academic credit yield in a job or position that you hold or have held in the past. You will discuss your methodology and content of documentation with a faculty member, and then work toward documenting your previous learning experiences through: a) demonstration of competency, b) presentation of learning products such as manuscripts, art work, musical compositions, films, poetry, written reports and/ or research, or c) by passing an oral or written exam. You may earn up to 42 credits through portfolio development.