• Program: Career Development Services
  • Course: Earning Credit for Life and Work Experience
  • Course #: CCDS1200
  • Total Credits: 1

Course Description

This course guides students through the preparation and compilation of components required for creating a prior learning assessment portfolio. The portfolio provides evidence that students have achieved college level learning outcomes required in courses taught at Hennepin Technical College (HTC). After completing the course and their portfolio, faculty will assess learning outcomes to determine college level credit.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Map prior learning experiences that demonstrate college level learning
Differentiate between experience and learning
Write a reflective career or professional statement that is free from grammar and spelling errors
Generate college-level learning narratives that connect your prior learning experiences to college level learning
Organize and present supporting documentation in a persuasive way
Evaluate peer writing assignments through effective proof reading and critical thinking skills

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment OR ENGL0921 and basic computer literacy skills required
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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