Prior Learning Assessment

Policy Statement

Through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) offers students the opportunity to earn college credit for knowledge and skills attained through educational or work experiences.

Definition

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is the process of earning credit for college-level learning acquired through a variety of resources.

See the BPCC Prior Learning Matrix to learn about the assessment opportunities available at BPCC and contact the accelerated program advisor for the accelerated program of your choice: