CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING/DUAL CREDIT at Grays Harbor College
Grays Harbor College awards credit for the following PRIOR LEARNING:
Students who have
taken high school AP (Advanced Placement) classes may be eligible for credit at
GHC. Please have the College Board submit documentation of the test scores
directly to the Grays Harbor College Admissions & Records Office, 1620
Edward P. Smith Drive, Aberdeen, WA 98520. For GHC credits offered by AP score
achievement see AP
Credit by examination
gives you the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement through
examination. It may allow you to skip ahead, save money and time. GHC does not offer CLEP testing. However, it does
accept verified CLEP results and awards credit (see CLEP Credit Chart).
MILITARY SERVICE Credit:
Grays Harbor College recognizes learning acquired in the military. A student may earn credits awarded by institutions listed in the ACE National Guide to Education Credit for Training Programs provided that the courses are at the college level. For more information, contact the Grays Harbor College Admissions & Records Office, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive, Aberdeen, WA 98520.
Credit may be awarded in workforce education programs for experiences and/or competencies gained outside of Grays Harbor College. After demonstrating competency of certain course learning outcomes through written and/or performance testing, credit may be granted for vocational or professional/technical education taken in proprietary colleges, military service schools or for verifiable journeyman-level work experience. Contact the instructor of the specific workforce preparation program for more information.
At this time, Grays Harbor College does not have a policy on accepting credit for International Baccalaureate (IB). Students who wish to use IB exams to obtain credit towards a Grays Harbor College degree, placement in advanced classes, or both, must request a course substitution from the Vice President for Instruction to include an original copy of their test results.
Certain conditions apply to PRIOR LEARNING:
Transferability of these credits to other colleges will be subject to the policies of the receiving institution.
Grays Harbor College also awards credit through these DUAL CREDIT PROGRAMS:
TECH PREP Credit:
Prep is a partnership between Grays Harbor College and local high schools, providing
high school students with the opportunity to enhance their futures. It is an
in-the-high-school vocational-technical initiative, combining high school and
college classes into a unified course of study, giving high school students a
solid start in earning a community college certificate or degree. For more
information see TECH PREP
Running Start is a program that allows 11th and 12th grade students to take college courses at Washington's 34 community and technical colleges. Students earn both high school and college credits for these courses, thus accelerating their progress through the education system. Running Start students and their families do not pay tuition, but they do pay mandatory fees, buy their own books, and provide their own transportation. For more information, students interested in Running Start see GHC RUNNING START or contact their high school counseling office.
Community Education Centers
Riverview Education Center, Raymond:
360-875-9466, Fax: 360-875-9467