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As required by Georgia law, all students must demonstrate knowledge of the history and constitutions of the United States and of Georgia. To demonstrate this knowledge, students must pass HIST 2110 and POLS 1101 at Georgia State, have previously completed these courses at a University System of Georgia institution, or pass the proficiency examination in these legislative requirements available for students at the Testing Center. See the Testing Center for additional information counselingcenter.gsu.edu/testing/tests/historyconstitution/.
Students who transfer in American Government or Constitution courses from a non system school will be required to take the Georgia History and Constitution exams or retake the courses at Georgia State. Transfer students who have fulfilled any or all parts of this requirement will be advised of that fact at the time of admission and evaluation of transfer credit.
Note: If a student meets this requirement with all four examinations, the student must select additional course(s) from Section 3, Social Science Foundations in Core Area E.