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Applying for ATC College Credit

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All of the requirements must be met in order to receive ATC credit. Students may visit with a LSC academic advisor for help determining whether all requirements have been met. If eligible, complete an application for Prior Learning Assessment and submit to a LSC academic advisor along with your official high school transcript.

Requirements for ATC Credit:  

  1. Complete at least one articulated course during the junior or senior year of high school with a score of 80 or better
  2. Graduate from a Texas Public High School 
  3. Apply for admission to Lone Star College
  4. Submit an OFFICIAL high school transcript to LSC Admissions - All ATC courses must be identified with an "A" for eligibility
  5. Enroll in a credit program at LSC
  6. Request ATC credit within 15 months from the day of high school graduation*  
  7. Complete prerequisites for any college course you are requesting for ATC credit  

*Exception: Students admitted to the Nursing Program have 36 months from the day of high school graduation to apply for PLA credit.




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