LRC100 Pathway to College Credit - Portfolio Development

Course Information
Category Portfolio Development and Assessment
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Enrollment opens: 12/15/2021

LRC100 Pathway to College Credit - Portfolio Development


This self-paced course is designed to help you earn undergraduate credit at Purdue Global for learning acquired outside of the classroom.

About This Course

This comprehensive course guides you through the process of creating an online experiential learning portfolio to showcase your learning from the workplace, volunteering, military training, etc. Try the PLA Calculator to see if your experience makes you a good fit.

Course At A Glance

This course is divided into the following modules:

  1. Introduction to Building Your Portfolio
  2. Educational Goal Statement
  3. Identify Your Learning Experiences
  4. Expanded Resume
  5. Course Petitions
  6. Learning Autobiography
  7. Supporting Documentation
  8. Portfolio Review


There is no cost for this course. However, there is a $1,500.00 fee that covers the evaluation of the portfolio you submit as part of the development/assessment process.† 

You will make this purchase in a separate course called LRC100: Submit Your Portfolio. Do not pay to access LRC100: Submit Your Portfolio until you have completed LRC100: Pathway to College Credit - Portfolio Development.

Earning College Credit For This Course

While college credit is not available for taking this course, you could earn undergraduate credit for the learning documented in your portfolio.

Special Accommodations

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) at Purdue Global is the primary office responsible for the coordination of services for students with disabilities.

Students with disabilities are responsible for requesting an accommodation. Pursuant to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, Purdue Global will provide reasonable accommodations for students who have met the eligibility and verification requirements of the SAS. Students can request a referral to the SAS through any PG faculty or staff member, or contact the SAS directly at or 317-208-1686. 

For more information, please visit the Student Accessibility Services.

† Students registered in LRC100 will pay a $1,500 assessment fee when they submit their portfolio for evaluation. This risk-free non-refundable fee is not covered by financial aid.