Prior Learning Assessment

Review Prior Learning Assessment policies and then review the Dates & Deadlines section of this site for your campus.


Course Search

Conduct a course search to determine if a course has a Prior Learning Assessment option. 


Transfer Evaluation System

If your course has a CLEP option, access the Transfer Evaluation System to determine the equivalent CLEP exam title: In the Find a Transfer College by Name field, type ‘College Board’ > click SEARCH > click ‘COLLEGEBOARD AP/CLEP’ > in the ‘Course Code’ field, enter the JWU course code > select ‘Home Course’ and click ‘SEARCH’ > the equivalent CLEP title will be displayed. 


Restrictions

 

Challenge Exams

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CULINARY ARTS

The following Culinary Arts courses have specific eligibility criteria:

CUL1055 Cooking in Today's Restaurant: Breakfast & Lunch, CUL1075 Cooking in Today's Restaurant: Dinner, CUL1325 Essentials of Dining Services, CUL1345 Foundations of Baking & Pastry, and CUL1365 Exploring Beverages: students must provide evidence of 3 years of relevant cooking (or service) experience that meet the course objectives and as determined by the dean. Resume and professional references must be attached to Challenge Exam application. 

FSM2045 Introduction to Menu Planning and Cost Controls: students must provide evidence of 5 years of relevant food service leadership and management experience as determined by the dean. Resume and professional references must be attached to Challenge Exam application.

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Baking & Pastry Arts

The following Baking & Pastry Arts courses have specific eligibility criteria:

BPA1010 Fundamental Skills and Techniques, BPA1015 Classic Pastry, BPA1020 Pies and Tarts, BPA1025 Cookies and Petits Fours, BPA1040 Introduction to Cakes: students must provide evidence of 3 years of relevant baking and pastry experience that meet the course objectives and as determined by the dean. Resume and professional references must be attached to Challenge Exam application. 

FSM2025 Food and Beverage Cost Control: students must provide evidence of 5 years of relevant food service leadership and management experience as determined by the dean. Resume and professional references must be attached to Challenge Exam application.


Portfolio Assessment

Students have 6 months from the beginning date of the session to submit the completed portfolio.

The following courses have specific eligibility criteria:

BPA2626 Baking and Pastry Internship and CUL2626 Culinary Arts Internship: students must provide evidence of 3 years of full-time relevant cooking or baking and pastry experience that fulfills course objectives and as determined by the dean. Resume and professional references must be attached to the Portfolio Assessment application. 

FSM3035 Supervision for Foodservice Professionals and FSM3040 Food Service Financial Systems: students must provide evidence of 5 years of relevant full-time foodservice leadership and management experience that meet course objectives and as determined by the dean. Resume and professional references must be attached to the Portfolio Assessment application. Foreign Language CLEP Exams may only be taken to fulfill language requirements and may not be used to fulfill arts and sciences or free electives.

CLEP

Current CLEP fees are available at College Board. The Providence Campus is an authorized CLEP administration site and will assess an additional $25 application fee which is applied to the student's account upon receipt of the application. Students testing at other test centers are responsible for any test administrative fees that may be charged by the test center.

US military personnel and US veterans may be eligible for DANTES funded CLEP exams.

Visit http://clep.collegeboard.org/military/veterans for more information. 

Note: Johnson & Wales will waive the $25 application fee for all US military and US veterans who test the Providence Campus.


Challenge

There is a $100 non-refundable fee for each Challenge Exam or 4.5 credit course challenged regardless of whether or not credit is awarded.


Portfolio

There is a $175 seminar fee for the first portfolio. A $100 fee will be assessed for each additional portfolio.


Placement Testing

Placement testing is used to place students into appropriate course levels and to determine the student's course schedule.

Placement tests are free of charge.

Learn more about testing for Mathematics & English, Modern Languages, and English as a Second Language (ESL)

Campus Specific Dates and Deadlines 

 

Providence

Charlotte

North Miami

Online

Denver