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Catalog/Handbook 2018-2019 
Catalog/Handbook 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civic Literacy

Pursuant to Rule 6A-10.02413, Florida Administrative Code, all first-time-in-college Associate in Arts degree-seeking students initially entering Polk State College in fall semester 2018 or thereafter must demonstrate competency in civic literacy through one of the following options prior to graduation:

  • Successfully passing one of the following courses:
    • AMH 1020 History of the United States: 1877 to the Present
    • POS 2041 American National Government
  • Completing one of the following assessments with the score indicated:
    • AP Government and Politics: United States - Score of 3 or better
    • AP United States History - Score of 4 or better
    • CLEP: American Government - Score of 50 or better
    • All approved accelerated credit listed on the Credit-By-Exam Equivalencies.