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 $50 per credit hour and it is non-refundable. 

The exams are given Monday through Friday between 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

To make an appointment to take a Prior Learning Assessment, please call (405) 325-1921

Department Approval required for certain exams

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.

 

PRIOR LEARNING ASSESSMENT FORM

 

Course

Time  Limit  

Passing Percentage

ECON 1113- Principles of Economics - Macro**

Study Materials:

Economics Today: The Macro View (18th Edition) by LeRoy Miller (ISBN: 139780133884876)

  2 hr

70%

ECON 1123 - Principles of Economics - Micro**

Study Materials:

Core Microeconomics, 3rd Edition (ISBN: 139781429278478)

  2 hr

70%

ECON 2843 - Elements of Statistics**

Study Materials:

Please contact department for study materials

3 hr

70%

MGT 3013 - Principles of Organization and Management**

Study Materials:

Management: A Practical Introduction 4th Ed by Angelo Kinicki, Brian Williams (ISBN:10007331489)

2.5 hr

75%

MKT 3013 - Principles of Marketing**

Study Materials: 

Principles of Marketing (14th Ed) by Philip Kotler and Gary Armstrong  (ISBN: 100132167123)

 

2.5 hr

75%

Course

Time Limit  

Passing 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 paper

3 hr

70%

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 paper

3 hr

70%

PSY 1113 - Elements of Psychology

Study Materials:

The Science of Psychology by Laura King

2 hr

70%

Course

Time Limit

Passing Percentage

CS 1313 - Programming for Non-majors

Study Materials:

C++ How to Program (6th Edition) by Paul J. Deitel (ISBN: 100136152503)  

2 hr

80%

CS 1323 - Introduction to Computer Programming

Study Materials:

Java Programming, 10th Edition, by Y. Daniel Liang. Pearson 2013 (ISBN: 100133761312)

2 hr

80%

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) 

2.5 hr

80%

CS 2413 - Data Structures

Textbook:  Contact department for information

2 hr

80%

CS 2813 - Discrete Structures

Study Materials:

Textbook: Contact department for information.

2.5 hr

80%

Course

Time Limit  

Passing Percentage

Arabic

 

 

ARAB 1115/1225

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

2 hr

75%

ARAB 2113/2223

Study Materials for both:

2113 - Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya- I (ISBN-10: 1589017366) Units 16-End

2113/2223 - Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya- II (ISBN-10: 1589010965) Units 1-8

2 hr

75%

ARAB 3113/3223

Study Materials for both:

3113 - Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya- II (ISBN-10: 1589010965) Units 8-End

3223 -  Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya- III (ISBN-10: 158901149X) Units 1-4

2 hr

75%

ADV ARAB

Study Materials:

Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya- III (ISBN-10: 158901149X) Units 4-8

2 hr

75%

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

2 hr

75%

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.

2 hr

75%

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.

2 hr

75%

CHIN 2223

Study Materials:

Integrated Chinese Level 2, 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.

2 hr

75%

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

2 hr

75%

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

2 hr

75%

French

 

 

FR 2113/2223

Study Materials:

Interactions,  Thomson and Heinle, 6 eme edition.

2 hr

75%

German

 

 

GERM 2113

Study Materials:

 Deutsch: Na klar! by Di Donato and Clyde, 7th edition;  Chapters 12, 13, and 14

2 hr

75%

GERM 3423

Contacting German department

2 hr

75%

GERM 3523

Study Materials:

Handbuch zur deutschen Grammatik (World Languages) 6th Edition, by Larry Wells and Jamie Rankin 

ISBN-10: 1305078845

oral

70%

Hebrew

2 hr

75%

HEBR 1115 and HEBR 1225   

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)

 

 

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

2 hr

75%

Italian

 

 

ITAL 1115/1225

Study Materials:

Prego an Invitation to Italian 6th Edition Text and Study Guide;

ITAL 1115 - Chapters 1-8 

ITAL 1225 - Chapters 9-18

2 hr

75%

ITAL 2113/2223

Study Materials:

Please contact department

2 hr

75%

Japanese

 

 

JAPN 1115/1225

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); Chapt 1-6

1225 - NAKAMA 1: Workbook/Laboratory Manual,  Makino, Hatasa and Hatasa, (ISBN: 0669275859); Chapt 7-12

2 hr

70%

JAPN 2113/2223

Study Materials for both:

Nakama 2: Japanese Communication, Culture, Context - Chapt 1-8 (ISBN-10: 0669285048)

2 hr

70%

JAPN 3113/3223

Study Materials for both:

Please contact department.

2 hr

70%

Latin

  

LATIN 2113*

Study Materials:

Wheelock's Latin, 7th Edition (The Wheelock's Latin Series) 7th Edition (ISBN-13: 978-0061997228)

2 hr

75%

Persian

  

PERS 1115,/1225

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/

2 hr

75%

PERS 2113

Study Materials:

Persian: Here and Now Book II by Reza Farokhfal (ISBN-13: 978-1933823706)

2 hr

75%

Portuguese

  

PORT 1115
Download materials here.

2 hr

75%

PORT 1225

Download materials here.

2 hr

75%

Russian

 

 

RUSS 1115/1225

Study Materials for both:

Kudyma, Miller, and Kagan,

Beginner's Russian, (New York: 2015), (ISBN: 978-07818-1251-1)

2 hr

70%

RUSS 2113

Study Materials:

Nachalo When in Russia, Book 2 by Sophia Lubensky (ISBN: 978-0070390409) plus Workbook and Laboratory Manual (ISBN: 978-0070390423)

2 hr

70%

RUSS 2223

Study Materials:

I-tunes offers materials at the following link: https://itunes.apple.com/itunes-u/v-puti-russian-grammar-in/id434136291?mt=10

2 hr

70%

RUSS 3073

Study Materials:

Please contact department

Oral

70%

RUSS 3323

Study Materials:

V Puti: Russian Grammar in Context, 2nd Edition (ISBN:  978-0130282804)

2 hr

70%

RUSS 3423

Study Materials:

Russian: From Intermediate to Advanced by Kagan, Kudyma and Miller

ISBN: 978-0415712279

2 hr

70%

RUSS 4613

Study Materials:

Please contact department

2 hr

75%

Spanish

 

 

SPAN 2113/2223

Study Materials for both:  

Puntos de partida: An Invitation to Spanish by Dorwick, Perez and Becher

(ISBN: 978-0073385419)

2 hr

75%

SPAN 3423

Study Materials:  

Taller de Escritores: Grammar and Composition for Advanced Spanish (Spanish Edition) by Bleichmar and Canon

(ISBN:  978-1617671081)

1.5 hr

75%

SPAN 3073

Study Materials:

Please contact department for scheduling and study materials

Oral Exam

75%

Course

Time Limit  

Passing Percentage

MATH 1473 - Math for Critical Thinking

Study Materials:

Contact department as the textbook is a custom edition to OU

2 hr

70%

MATH 1503 - College Algebra

MATH 1523 - Precalculus and Trigonometry

Study Materials for both:

Precalculus by Sullivan and Sullivan, 2nd ed.  (ASIN: B00C1G1L68)

3 hr

70%

MATH 1643 - Precalculus for Business, Life and Social Sciences

Study Materials:

Please contact department as texbook is a custom edition

*Graphic calculator allowed

3 hr

70%

MATH 1743 - Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences

Study Materials:

Applied Calculus 2016) by Hoffman (ASIN: B072DT4ZWY)

*TI-83/84 calculator allowed

3 hr

70%

MATH 1823 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Study Materials:

Salas and Hille's Calculus: One and Several Variables - eighth edition. (ISBN: 9780471316596)

3 hr

75%

MATH 2213 - Math Systems

Study Materials:

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers, 2nd ed., by Schults, Chapters 2-7 and 9.1

3 hr

75%

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)

3 hr

75%

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.

3.5 hr

75%

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.

3.5 hr

75%

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.

3.5 hr

75%