Civic Literacy Proficiency Requirement

Civic Literacy Graduation Requirement

The State of Florida Rule: 6A-10.02413 states that students initially entering a Florida College System institution or state university in 2018-19 and thereafter must demonstrate competency in civic literacy to earn their degree.

Depending on when you entered the Florida College System or State University System, you must satisfy this graduation requirement in one of the following ways:

How to take the Florida Civic Literacy Exam (FCLE)

  • You may take the exam at any campus Test Center.
  • Schedule an exam appointment at your nearest HCC Test Center. 
  • HCC does not offer the FCLE remotely, but students who take the test online from another institution may submit their score to meet the testing requirement.


Course Information:

Successful completion (grade of C or higher) of one of these classes will satisfy the course portion of this requirement:

  • POS 2041 American Government
  • AMH 2020 Modern American History

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