PRIOR LEARNING ASSESSMENT

The Prior Learning Assessment (formerly called Advanced Standing Exams) are developed by academic departments on the University of Oklahoma campus for students who have been admitted to OU. Upon satisfactory completion of an exam, you are awarded credit for the course.

The cost of the Prior Learning Assessment exam is $75 per credit hour and it is non-refundable.  The exams are given Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and  2 p.m.

To make an appointment, click on the "Schedule Exams" menu on the left side of screen and set up your appointment.  Payment is expected at time of scheduling.  

Please do not forget to bring in Prior Learning Assessment form which can be found below or within the scheduling menu.

Department Approval required for certain exams so please plan accordingly. 

Any exams marked with a ** below require a departmental signature.  This includes ECON, MATH, MGT, or MKT Prior Learning Assessment exams. For the MGT and MKT exams, please go to the Undergraduate Advising office for your signature.

Please bring this signed form with you when you come in to test. We will not be able to provide the exam without it. 

**Please note that College of Business MAJORS are not allowed to take the MGT 3013 and MKT 3013 PLA exam. 

PRIOR LEARNING ASSESSMENT FORM

CourseTime LimitPassing Percentage
ECON 1113- Principles of Economics - Macro** Study Materials: Economics Today: The Macro View (18th Edition) by LeRoy Miller (ISBN: 139780133884876)two hours70%
ECON 1123 - Principles of Economics - Micro** Study Materials: Core Microeconomics, 3rd Edition (ISBN: 139781429278478)two hours70%
ECON 2843 - Elements of Statistics** Study Materials: Please contact department for study materialsthree hours70%
MGT 3013 - Principles of Organization and Management** Study Materials: Management: A Practical Introduction 4th Ed by Angelo Kinicki, Brian Williams (ISBN:10007331489)two hours, 30 minutes75%
MKT 3013 - Principles of Marketing** Study Materials: Principles of Marketing (14th Ed) by Philip Kotler and Gary Armstrong  (ISBN: 100132167123)two hours, 30 minutes75%
CourseTime LimitPassing Percentage
CHEM 1315 - General Chemistry Study Materials: Textbook for CHEM 1315 (please go to efollett.com) Exam info: Covers: Atoms, Molecules, and Ions; Stoichiometry; Thermochemistry; Atomic Structure and Periodicity; Molecular Structure and Bonding; Properties of Gases; Properties of Liquids, Solids, and Solutions; Introduction to Organic Chemistry Aids allowed in exam: non-programmable, non-alphanumeric scientific calculator and scratch paperthree hours70%
CHEM 1415 - General Chemistry Continued Study Materials: Textbook for CHEM 1415 (please review efollett.com) Exam Info: Covers Kinetics; Equilibrium; Acids/Bases; Titrations, Buffers and Solubility; Chemical Thermodynamics; Electrochemistry; Nuclear Chemistry; Coordination Chemistry Aids allowed in exam: non-programmable, non-alphanumeric scientific calculator and scratch paperthree hours70%
PSY 1113 - Elements of Psychology Study Materials: The Science of Psychology by Laura Kingtwo hours70%
CourseTime LimitPassing Percentage
CS 1313 - Programming for Non-majors Study Materials: C++ How to Program (6th Edition) by Paul J. Deitel (ISBN: 100136152503)  two hours80%
CS 1323 - Introduction to Computer Programming Study Materials: Java Programming, 10th Edition, by Y. Daniel Liang. Pearson 2013 (ISBN: 100133761312)two hours80%
CS 2334 - Programming Structures & Abstractions - Exam is open book Study Materials: Java Programming, 10th Edition, by Y. Daniel Liang. Pearson 2013 (ISBN: 100133761312) A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing Technology, Sarah Baase. Prenctice Hall, 2012. (ISBN: 100132492679)two hours, 30 minutes80%
CS 2413 - Data Structures Textbook: Contact department for informationtwo hours80%
CS 2813 - Discrete Structures Study Materials: Textbook: Contact department for information.two hours, 30 minutes80%
CourseTime LimitPassing Percentage
Arabic  
ARAB 1115/1225 (two separate exams)
Study Materials for both:
Alif Baa: Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds (ISBN-10: 1589016327)
Additional Materials:
1115 - Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya- I (ISBN-10: 1589017366) Units 1-7
1225 - Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya- I (ISBN-10:1589017366) Units 7-16
two hours each75%
ARAB 2113/2223 (two separate exams)
Study Materials for both:
2113 - Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya- I (ISBN-10: 1589017366) Units 16-End
2223 - Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya- II (ISBN-10: 1589010965) Units 1-8
two hours each75%
ARAB 3113
Study Materials: Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya- II (ISBN-10: 1589010965) Units 8-End
two hours75%
ARAB 3223
Study Materials: Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya- III (ISBN-10: 158901149X) Units 1-4
two hours75%
Chinese  
CHIN 1115
Study Materials: Integrated Chinese Level 1, Part 1, Textbook: Simplified Character version, 3rd Edition. Yuehua Liu, Yao, Tao-chung et al.  Cheng and Tsui Company.  ISBN 9780887276385 Integrated Chinese Level 1, Part 1, Workbook: Simplified Character version, 3rd Edition. Yuehua Liu, Yao, Tao-chung et al.  Cheng and Tsui Company. ISBN 9780887276408 Note: Study all the texts, grammar notes, and all the exercises
two hours75%
CHIN 1225
Study Materials: Integrated Chinese Level 1, Part 2, Textbook: Simplified Character version, 3rd Edition. Yuehua Liu, Yao, Tao-chung et al. Cheng and Tsui Company. ISBN 9780887276705 Integrated Chinese Level 1, Part 2, Workbook: Simplified Character version, 3rd Edition. Yuehua Liu, Yao, Tao-chung et al. Cheng and Tsui Company. ISBN 9780887276743 Note: Study all the texts, grammar notes, and all the exercises.
two hours75%
CHIN 2113
Study Materials: Integrated Chinese Level 2, Part 1, Textbook, 3rd Edition. Yuehua Liu, Yao, Tao-chung et al. Cheng and Tsui Company. ISBN 780887277849C Integrated Chinese Level 2, Part 1, Workbook, 3rd Edition. Yuehua Liu, Yao, Tao-chung et al. Cheng and Tsui Company.  ISBN 9780887276798 Note: Study all the texts, grammar notes, and exercises.
two hours75%
CHIN 2223
Study Materials: Integrated Chinese Level 2]Two, Part 2, Textbook, 3rd Edition. Yuehua Liu, Yao, Tao-chung et al. Cheng and Tsui Company. ISBN: 9780887277856C Integrated Chinese Level 2, Part 2, Workbook, 3rd Edition. Yuehua Liu, Yao, Tao-chung et al. Cheng and Tsui Company. ISBN 9780887276880 Note: Study all the texts, grammar notes, and exercises.
two hours75%
CHIN 3113
Study Materials: Reading into a New China, Volume 1, 2010. Duanduan Li, and Irene Liu. Cheng and Tsui Company, Inc. ISBN 9780887276279 Note: Exam questions cover LL. 1-5
two hours75%
CHIN 3223
Study Materials: Reading into a New China, Volume 1, 2010. Duanduan Li, and Irene Liu. Cheng and Tsui Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-88727-627-9. Note: Exam questions cover LL. 6-10
two hours75%
French  

Study Materials: Interactions, Thomson and Heinle, 6th edition.

2113

2223

two hours each75%
German  
GERM 2113
Study Materials:
Deutsch: Na klar! by Di Donato and Clyde, 7th edition;  Chapters 12, 13, and 14
one hour, 30 minutes82%
GERM 3423
Contact German department
two hours75%
GERM 3523
Study Materials:
Handbuch zur deutschen Grammatik (World Languages) 6th Edition, by Larry Wells and Jamie Rankin ISBN-10: 1305078845
oral70%
Hebrewtwo hours75%
HEBR 1115 and HEBR 1225 (two separate exams) 
Study Materials:
Textbook - Ringvald, Vardit, Bonit Porath, Yaron Peleg, Esther Shorr, and Sara Hascal. Brandeis Modern Hebrew =: ʻivrit Be-Heḳsher. , 2015. Print.  (ISBN: 9781611689181) - (for 1115 and 1225)
two hours75%
HEBR 2113
Study Materials: Textbook - Ringvald, Vardit, Bonit Porath, Yaron Peleg, Esther Shorr, and Sara Hascal. Brandeis Modern Hebrew =: ʻivrit Be-Heḳsher. , 2015. Print.  ISBN: 9781611689181
two hours75%
Italian  
ITAL 1115/1225 (two separate exams)
Study Materials: Prego an Invitation to Italian 6th Edition Text and Study Guide;
ITAL 1115 - Chapters 1-8 
ITAL 1225 - Chapters 9-18
two hours each75%
ITAL 2113/2223 (two separate exams)
Study Materials: Please contact department
two hours each75%
Japanese  
JAPN 1115/1225 (two separate exams)
Study Materials for both:
Book: Nakama 1: Japanese Communication, Culture, Context (ISBN 10: 0618135723)
1115 -NAKAMA 1: Workbook/Laboratory Manual, Makino, Hatasa, and Hatasa, (ISBN: 0669275859); Chapters one through six
1225 -NAKAMA 1: Workbook/Laboratory Manual, Makino, Hatasa, and Hatasa, (ISBN: 0669275859); Chapters seven through twelve
two hours each70%
JAPN 2113/2223 (two separate exams)
Study Materials for both:
Nakama 2: Japanese Communication, Culture, Context - Chapters one through eight  (ISBN-10: 0669285048)
two hours each70%
JAPN 3113/3223 (two separate exams)
Study Materials for both: Please contact department.
two hours each70%
Latin  
LATIN 2113*
Study Materials: Wheelock's Latin, 7th Edition (The Wheelock's Latin Series) 7th Edition (ISBN-13: 978-0061997228)
two hours75%
Persian  
PERS 1115,/1225 (two separate exams)
Study Materials:  Persian in Use by Anousha Sedighi (ISBN-13: 978-9087282172)
Additional material: https://sites.google.com/a/pdx.edu/persian-in-use/home
http://laits.utexas.edu/persian_teaching_resources/
two hours each75%
PERS 2113
Study Materials: Persian: Here and Now Book II by Reza Farokhfal (ISBN-13: 978-1933823706)
two hours75%
Portuguese  
Please contact Dr. Paulo Moreira at paulo.moreira@ou.edu with any questions on the exams below:
PORT 1115
Download materials here.
two hours75%
PORT 1225
Download materials here.
two hours75%
PORT 2113
Download materials here.
two hours75%
PORT 2223
Download materials here
two hours75%
PORT 3113two hours75%
PORT 3223two hours75%
Russian  
RUSS 1115/1225 (two separate exams)
Study Materials for both:
Kudyma, Miller, and Kagan,
Beginner's Russian, (New York: 2015), (ISBN: 978-07818-1251-1)
two hours each70%
RUSS 2113
Study Materials:
Nachalo When in Russia, Book Two by Sophia Lubensky (ISBN: 978-0070390409) plus Workbook and Laboratory Manual (ISBN: 978-0070390423)
two hours70%
RUSS 2223
Study Materials:
iTunes offers materials at the following link: https://itunes.apple.com/itunes-u/v-puti-russian-grammar-in/id434136291?mt=10
two hours70%
RUSS 3073
Study Materials: Please contact department

 

Oral70%
RUSS 3323
Study Materials:
V Puti: Russian Grammar in Context, 2nd Edition (ISBN:  978-0130282804)
two hours70%
RUSS 3423
Study Materials:
Russian: From Intermediate to Advanced by Kagan, Kudyma and Miller ISBN: 978-0415712279
two hours70%
RUSS 4613
Study Materials: Please contact department
two hours75%
Spanish  
SPAN 2113/2223 (two separate exams)
Study Materials for both:
Puntos de partida: An Invitation to Spanish by Dorwick, Perez and Becher (ISBN: 978-0073385419)
two hours each75%
SPAN 3423
Study Materials:
Taller de Escritores: Grammar and Composition for Advanced Spanish (Spanish Edition) by Bleichmar and Canon (ISBN:  978-1617671081)
one hour, thirty minutes75%
SPAN 3073
Study Materials: Please contact department for scheduling and study materials
Oral Exam75%
CourseTime LimitPassing Percentage
MATH 1473 - Math for Critical Thinking
Study Materials: Contact department as the textbook is a custom edition to OU
two hours70%
MATH 1503 - College Algebra
MATH 1523 - Precalculus and Trigonometry
Study Materials for both: Precalculus by Sullivan and Sullivan, 2nd ed. (ASIN: B00C1G1L68)
three hours70%
MATH 1643 - Precalculus for Business, Life and Social Sciences
Study Materials: Please contact department as texbook is a custom edition
*Graphic calculator allowed
three hours70%
MATH 1743 - Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences
Study Materials: Applied Calculus 2016) by Hoffman (ASIN: B072DT4ZWY)
*TI-83/84 calculator allowed
three hours70%
MATH 1823 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Study Materials: Salas and Hille's Calculus: One and Several Variables - eighth edition. (ISBN: 9780471316596)
three hours75%
MATH 2213 - Math Systems
Study Materials: Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers, 2nd ed., by Schults, Chapters 2-7 and 9.1
three hours75%
MATH 2423 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry ll
MATH 2433 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry llI
MATH 2443 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry lV
Study Materials for All Three: Salas and Hille's Calculus: One and Several Variables - eighth edition. (ISBN:978-0471316596)
three hours75%
MATH 1914 - Differential and Integral Calculus I
Study Materials: Calculus, Loose-Leaf Version, 8th + WebAssign
Printed Access Card for Stewart's Calculus, 8th Edition, (ISBN: 139781305616684)
Math topics to be reviewed.
three hours, 30 minutes75%
MATH 2924 - Differential and Integral Calculus II
Study Materials: Calculus, Loose-Leaf Version, 8th + WebAssign
Printed Access Card for Stewart's Calculus, 8th Edition, (ISBN: 139781305616684)
Math topics to be reviewed.
three hours, 30 minutes75%
MATH 2934 - Differential and Integral Calculus III
Study Materials:
Calculus, Loose-Leaf Version, 8th + WebAssign
Printed Access Card for Stewart's Calculus, 8th Edition, Multi-Term 8th Edition: (ISBN:139781305616684)
Math topics to be reviewed.
three hours, 30 minutes75%