The Florida Legislature require students initially entering a Florida College System institution or state university in 2018-19 and thereafter to demonstrate competency in civic literacy.
Baccalaureate degree-seeking students initially entering New College of Florida fall 2018 and thereafter must demonstrate competency in civic literacy. No student may graduate without having met this requirement.
– U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services Naturalization Test – 60
– Advanced Placement Government and Politics: United States exam – 3
– Advanced Placement United States History exam – 4
– CLEP American Government exam – 50
Important Note: The State of Florida Board of Governors has determined that successful completion of POS X041 or AMH X020 taken prior to fall 2018 had different learning objectives and do not meet the competencies for the Civic Literacy requirement.
The Florida Civic Literacy Test has 100 multiple choice questions. Students who score 60 or higher meet the civic literacy requirement. The questions cover these topics:
To prepare for the test, students should study the following resources.