Prior Learning Assessment

Course Challenge

A course challenge is the process used when:

Course challenges are self-supporting with an assessment fee of $225. There is no refund for an unsuccessful challenge.

A successful challenge will be transcripted with an "S" grade or a decimal grade. There will be no transcript entry for an unsuccessful challenge.

Your successful challenge will be transcripted within the quarter earned and does count toward Edmonds Community College residency requirement.

If you plan to transfer to another institution, be sure to check the transferability of credits earned through a challenge.

Consider reviewing the course objectives of the course you are interested in challenging. You will find the learning outcomes for each course by going to www.edcc.edu/catalog then click on Course Descriptions and Objectives on the left hand column. You will then select the class you would like to challenge to see if you believe that you will be able to demonstrate those learning outcomes.

You should reference those objectives as you complete the course challenge request form.

This form is located by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page. You will go through a series of steps which begin with “Welcome to the Online Electronic Forms.” You will:

If you have any difficulty or questions, please contact the PLA director at priorlearning@edcc.edu or plemay@edcc.edu

You are now ready to begin: Course Challenge Online Forms