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Testing Services: Georgia Government Exam

Armstrong State University requires the Georgia Government Examination of students who seek to satisfy the degree requirement for U.S. and Georgia Government.

  1. by transferring credit from a school outside the University System of Georgia or
  2. by earning an acceptable score on either CLEP-American Government or AP-Government & Politics: U.S.

Passing the Georgia Government Examination alone is not sufficient to meet the degree requirements.

The Test

The Georgia Government Examination is a 20-item multiple choice test on the Constitution and politics of Georgia. The minimum passing score is 14 (70% of 20 items).

Test Fee

There is a test fee of $15 due for the administration of the exam.

Test Dates

The GA Government Exam is administered by appointment. Contact the Office of Testing Services at to schedule a test time. Scheduling is based on available space and should be done at least a week in advance.

Score Reporting

Approximately one week after the test, a report of your score will be mailed to you and to the Registrar of Armstrong State University.

Retaking the Test

You may retake the Georgia Government Examination only once in any semester.

What to Study

Copies of Georgia State Politics: The Constitutional Foundation, Third Ed., by Allen and Saeger, are on reserve in the Lane Library and can be purchased at the Armstrong Bookstore.

Download the Study Guide

Note: The current charge for the Government Exam is $15.

For more information, contact:
Office of Testing Services