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Examples of Life Experience Credits

Student A
Job
: Pathology Assistant
Work Experience: Responsible for all histology and cytology procedures
Life Experience Credit Evaluation Process: The student met with a faculty evaluator from the Adelphi Biology department. It was decided that the student would document and monitor the laboratory controls and statistics and write a report.
Credit Result: This student received 12 credits in three lab sciences. 


Student B
Job
: Medical Assistant
Work Experience: Suburban Technical School
Life Experience Credit Evaluation Process: The student received precedented life experience credit for this work. Precedented life experience credits are training and work experiences that have been previously evaluated by the government, Adelphi faculty, etc.
Credit Result: This student received 20 credits in lab sciences. 


Student C
Job:
Prep School Teacher
Work Experience: Taught a kindergarten class basic subjects including, reading, math, and writing.
Life Experience Credit Evaluation Process: The student worked with a faculty evaluator in the School of Education. This student completed the assignment in six months.
Credit Result: This student received 8 credits. 


Student D
Job:
Computer Systems Operator
Work Experience: Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, XMS Expense System, and Contact Management.
Life Experience Credit Evaluation Process: The student met with a faculty evaluator in Computer Sciences and completed the assignment in three months.
Credit Result: This student received 8 credits in Computer Science. 


Student E
Job:
Customer Service Representative
Work Experience: Fluent in German and Turkish.
Life Experience Credit Evaluation Process: The student took and passed the New York University Foreign Language Proficiency Exams for German and Turkish. This process took six months.
Credit Result: This student was received 16 credits in German and 14 credits in Turkish. 


Student F
Job:
U.S. Army Specialist
Work Experience: U.S. Army Course Work: Health Care Specialist, Licensed Practical Nurse, and Basic Combat Training.
Life Experience Credit Evaluation Process: On the recommendation of the American Council of Education, this Department of Army student received life experience credits.
Credit Result: This student was granted 40 credits.

 

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