Fees and other costs:
Information not provided.
When do PLA credits appear on a student's transcript?
Do they accept PLA credit transferred from other institutions?
Normally, PLA credit is not accepted as transfer credit. However, PLA credit included as partial completion of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) is accepted as transfer credit.
If so, when do they appear on the student's transcript?
If part of a TTP, PLA credit will appear on the student's transcript upon admission to UTC and receipt of an official transcript from the granting institution.
How do CLEP tests appear on a student's transcript?
Non-traditional credit appear as UTC credit with a special term code.
Other limitations that student's should be aware of:
For general information about portfolio assessments, please see this page.
Do they offer portfolio credits?
Do they offer a course for students creating portfolios for assessment?
No course offered.
Who assesses student portfolios?
Institutional faculty member or instructor.
How do portfolio credits appear on a student's transcript?
As elective credits at the 200 level in the major subject/department that awarded the credit.
Number of PLA earners (2010-2011):
State 2-Year Community College average is 122.
State 4-Year University average is 224.
PLA Hours earned (2010-2011):
State 2-Year Community College average is 581.
State 4-Year University average is 4,343.
Average age of PLA earners:
State average is 28.
Institutional Contact for PLA:
For more details about PLA at the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga, including specific tests accepted, score requirements, and other details for each type of PLA, please see this page.