Feb 27, 2024  
Catalog/Handbook 2023-2024 
    
Catalog/Handbook 2023-2024

Civic Literacy


Associate of Arts and Baccalaureate Degree Students

Pursuant to Rule 6A-10.02413 of the Florida Administrative Code, effective Fall 2021 Semester, competency in civic literacy is a requirement for all students receiving an Associate in Arts or Baccalaureate degree.  Competency in civic literacy must be demonstrated through one of the two options listed below:

Option 1 (Two Parts):

Successful completion of one of the following courses:

  • AMH 1020 History of the United States: 1877 to the Present
  • POS 2041 American National Government

​AND

  • Successful completion of the Florida Civic Literacy Examination with a score of 60% or better.

Option 2:

Completion of one of the following assessments with the score indicated:

  • The Advanced Placement (AP) Exam in Government and Politics: United States with a score of three or better.
  • The Advanced Placement (AP) Exam in AP United States History with a score of four or better.
  • The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) American Government Exam with a score of 50 or better.
  • The Florida Civic Literacy Examination with a score of 60% or better.

Note: All approved accelerated credit is listed in the Credit-By-Exam Equivalencies. The Credit-by-Exam section of the Florida State Articulation Committee website provides further details.

 

Associate in Science Degree Students

Pursuant to Rule 6A-10.02413 of the Florida Administrative Code, effective Fall 2022 Semester, competency in civic literacy is a requirement for all students receiving an Associate in Science degree.  Competency in civic literacy must be demonstrated through one of the two options listed below:

Option 1 (Two Parts):

Success full completion of one of the following courses:

  • AMH 1020 History of the United States: 1877 to the Present
  • POS 2041 American National Government

​AND

  • Success full completion of the Florida Civic Literacy Examination with a score of 60% or better.

Option 2:

Completion of one of the following assessments with the score indicated:

  • The Advanced Placement (AP) Exam in Government and Politics: United States with a score of three or better.
  • The Advanced Placement (AP) Exam in AP United States History with a score of four or better.
  • The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) American Government Exam with a score of 50 or better.
  • The Florida Civic Literacy Examination with a score of 60% or better.

Note: All approved accelerated credit is listed in the Credit-By-Exam Equivalencies. The Credit-by-Exam section of the Florida State Articulation Committee website provides further details.