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NKU faculty members have provided a unique opportunity for students wishing to receive credit for what they already have learned. Credit for Prior Learning Examinations (CPLE) are available for currently enrolled NKU students. The exams listed below are available to take and a grade of pass (P) will be assigned for the successful passage of a CPLE examination. Awarded CPLE credit will not replace any prior earned class credit.
|Examination||Minimum Passing Score||Credit Hours||Equivalent NKU Course|
|Introduction to Cultural Anthropology||75%||3||ANT 100|
|Unearthing the Past: Introduction to World Prehistory||75%||3||ANT 110|
|Medical and Biological Terminology||60%||3||BIO 272|
|Introduction to Black Studies||75%||3||BLS 100|
|Architectural Drafting and CAD||72%||3||CMGT 222|
|Object-Oriented Programming I||70%||3||CSC 260|
|Engineering Materials*||60%||3||EGT 261|
|Manufacturing Processes and Operations*||78%||3||EGT 265|
|Statics and Strength of Materials*||78%||3||EGT 300|
|Applied Dynamics*||78%||3||EGT 340|
|Healthcare Management||78%||3||HSC 410|
|Elementary Programming||75%||3||INF 120|
|Introduction to Web Development||70%||3||INF 286|
|Introduction to Supervision||80%||3||LDR 117|
|Information Literacy||75%||3||LIN 175|
|Advanced Respiratory Care||75%||3||RSP 400|
* Students wishing to take these exams must seek permission from the appropriate department before registering.
The CPLE exam is offered everyday Monday-Friday, at various times.
Appointments can be made by clicking on the "Register Now" button below.
At the time of the registration, the examinee is required to pay Northern Kentucky University a fee of $115. This fee is non-refundable. If you wish to reschedule, you may do so without a charge 7 days prior to your scheduled test date. If you reschedule after the 7-day grace period, you must register and pay the fee again.
On the day of the test, the examinee must bring a picture identification card that includes both a picture and signature to the Testing Center.
The following lists CPLE exams that will help to satisfy NKU's General Education categories:
Natural Science -- Elementary Programming
Cultural Pluralism -- Introduction to Black Studies
Individual & Society -- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Unearthing the Past: Introduction to World Prehistory, Information Literacy
Global Viewpoints -- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology