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State Requirement In History and Constitution

By state law, every undergraduate student who receives a diploma from a school supported by the state of Georgia must demonstrate proficiency in United States history and constitution and in Georgia history and constitution. Students at Armstrong State University may demonstrate such proficiency in one of the following ways:

  1. Successfully complete HIST/POLS 1100 at Armstrong
  2. Successfully complete a course that equates to HIST/POLS 1100 at another University System of Georgia (USG) institution
  3. Successfully complete a course (or combination of courses) in American government and history which meets the state requirement at another USG institution
  4. Successfully complete a course (or combination of courses) in American government and history at a non-USG institution and pass a local test on the Georgia constitution
  5. Earn an acceptable score on an instititutional or standardized test as follows:
  1. U.S./Ga. constitution -- AP Government and Politics or CLEP American Government and pass the Armstrong test on the Georgia constitution
  2. U.S./Ga. history -- AP U.S. History or CLEP History of the U.S. I or History of the U.S. II

SEE ALSO

Georgia Government Exam