You may not have been in a classroom for a while, but you have never stopped learning. Your professional and community activities are valuable. The portfolio program allows you to translate your real-life learning into college credit. You may earn up to 30 credits by demonstrating college-level learning in one or more of the following academic disciplines: behavioral sciences, communication, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and five special topics.
If you are pursuing a Bachelor of Liberal Studies, Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management, Bachelor of Administration, or a Bachelor of Public Administration, the portfolio is optional if you complete a Specialization or a Minor. Please see your advisor for additional information.
Thousands of Barry University adult students have completed portfolios and considered this experience time and cost effective as well as personally rewarding. Here are what three students said about their portfolio experience: