The Florida Board of Governors (BOG) Regulation 8.006, has established a broad guideline for institutions to comply with the legislation. Prior to starting at Florida A&M University, as outlined in the regulation, students can demonstrate their competency in civic literacy in one of the following ways:
If a student does not meet the AP or CLEP exam thresholds above, the student can either
The Civic Literacy Exam is a test based on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Naturalization Test with supplemental questions (to ensure all competencies are assessed). Students taking the test are encouraged to prepare for the exam through tutorial resources available in Blackboard under the title - Civic Literacy. To schedule an appointment to take the Civic Literacy exam please visit https://www2.registerblast.com/famu/Exam/List. Call 850-599-3333 if you have scheduling questions.
For additional information about Civic Literacy, please contact your academic advisor.