Request Process for Extra-Institutional Learning Credit
At this time, there are two colleges approved to award extra-institutional learning credit and the process for each are explained below. The grades awarded for the credit are “S” grades for satisfactory.
College of Interdisciplinary Studies
For Interdisciplinary Studies and Professional Studies majors in the College of Interdisciplinary Studies, students may request up to six hours of credit. The student must complete the request for prior learning form on the College’s site https://www.tntech.edu/files/is/College_Credit_for_Prior_Learning.pdf and submit their portfolio by either the September 30 or February 28 deadline. If approved by the faculty committee, the approved form will be forward to the Office of Academic Services for credit to be awarded.
School of Nursing
Students in the School of Nursing must submit the request form--RN to BSN Request for Experiential Learning Credit form. Form is available in the School of Nursing Student Handbook https://www.tntech.edu/nursing/nursing-handbooks/. The School of Nursing Admissions and Credits Committee will review request for consideration. If approved, the student must submit portfolio for committee to determine credit to be awarded. The approved form will be forward to the Office of Academic Services for credit to be awarded.