Palomar College Learning For Success

Credit by Exam

Student studying

Program Description

Students may demonstrate that they have met the objectives of a course through experience in the work place, foreign language proficiency, or some other process outside the conventional academic setting, by receiving a passing grade on an examination administered by the Department of World Languages. For the complete policy and academic regulations regarding Credit by Examination, please consult the Palomar College Catalog.

Credit by Examination is currently available for these courses:

French 101, 102
German 101, 102
Italian 101, 102
Japanese 101, 102
Spanish 101, 102

Program Procedures

Please visit the Credit for Prior Learning website for Credit by Exam petition process information.

Level 101 AND Level 102

Deadline to petition for Credit by Exam: November 10th, 2021

Deadline to complete petition process and pay fees: December 1st, 2021


Dr. Kathleen Sheahan
(760) 744-1150 ext. 3268


Dr. William J. Carrasco
(760) 744-1150 ext. 3273


Dr. Masako Ikenushi
(760) 744-1150  ext. 2653


Professor Beatrice Manneh
(760) 744-1150  ext. 2398


Dr. Scott Nelson
(760)744-1150  ext. 3262