Portfolio Development (Special Topics)

Course Number: BUSADMIN 4950
Course Name: Special Topics: Portfolio Development (Print)
Course Description:    The purpose of Business Administration 4950, Special Topics: Portfolio Development, is to aid you in writing your portfolio. The portfolio is the means by which the faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s can assess your prior work and life experiences for the possible granting of college credit. The prior learning experiences must be equated to college-level learning.
Prerequisites:    Must submit resume and have permission to enroll.
Level: Undergraduate
Credits: 3
Format: Print  (This course is also offered online.)
Program: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
PLEASE NOTE: This is a course that requires approval to register.

Registration Instructions

Additional Information

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, you should be able to

  • Identify your life experiences that may be equated to college-level learning.
  • Translate your prior life and work experience into college-level learning.
  • Compile a meaningful collection of evidence that will support the learning experience.
  • Develop a portfolio that can be used in assessing prior experiential learning.

Module Descriptions
Course Organization and Assignment Descriptions

Module 1: Writing a Resume
Module 2: Selecting Courses to Challenge
Module 3: Developing the Portfolio Challenge

Grading Criteria for Activities
Upon successful completion of the portfolio, a grade of P will be given for the BSAD 4950 Portfolio Development course. This grade will be granted after you have submitted the number of challenges related to the number of credits you have registered for in BSAD 4950. The number of credits indicated on your enrollment plan for this course (1–3 credits) will be awarded in addition to the credits granted through the evaluation of the portfolio challenges. No grades will be transcribed for the individual course credits granted through evaluation. The courses will simply be listed on your transcript with the number of credits granted.

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