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HISTORY EXEMPTION EXAMS

The student must satisfy the requirements of the core curriculum or complete a specific program of study. All candidates are required to satisfy the provision of the Georgia State Code 32-706 as amended by the General Assembly, which requires all candidates for a degree to pass either courses in or an appropriate examination on the history of the United States, the history of Georgia, the United States Constitution, and the Constitution of Georgia. These requirements may be met by successfully completing Georgia and United States History, HIST 2111 or HIST 2112, and American Government, POLS 1101, or taking an exemption exam as explained below:

To take an exemption exam and receive credit, the student must:

  1. be currently enrolled at Darton College.
  2. call (229-317-6810) and make an appointment, (three-day advance notice required).
  3. score 70% or higher on the exam.
  4. pass on the first attempt.

For History and Government Taken in Another State

In the library, use the appropriate book(s) on reserve:

HIST 2111 Study Kenneth Coleman’s Georgia History in Outline through the Reconstruction material (pages 1-80). (32 questions, 1 hour allowed)
HIST 2112 Study Kenneth Coleman’s Georgia History in Outline beginning with post Reconstruction and continuing through to the end of the book (pages 80-118). (32 questions, 1 hour allowed)
POLS 1101 Study “The Georgia Studies Book: Our State and Nation” chapters 23-30, 2nd Edition, 2004; published by The Carl Vinson Institute of Government, the University of Georgia; authors: Edwin L. Jackson, Mary E. Stokes, Lawrence R. Hepburn, Mary A. Hepburn (on reserve) and The League of Women Voters’ “Guide to Georgia Government,” 2000 edition (on reserve) and visit the website www.georgia.gov and review the government sections.

For Divisional Challenge Tests (complete course exempt exam)

HIST 2111 Study any American History book through 1877 and also Kenneth Coleman’s Georgia History in Outline - through Reconstruction (pages 1-80). (232 questions, 3 hours allowed)
HIST 2112 Study any American History book after 1877 to the present and also Kenneth Coleman’s Georgia History in Outline - post Reconstruction through the end of the book (pages 80-118). (232 questions, 3 hours allowed)
POLS 1101 Study any U.S. Government text and also study “The Georgia Studies Book: Our State and Nation” chapters 23-30, 2nd. Edition, 2004; published by The Carl Vinson Institute of Government, the University of Georgia; authors: Edwin L. Jackson, Mary E. Stokes, Lawrence R. Hepburn, Mary A. Hepburn (on reserve) and the League of Women Voters’ “Guide to Georgia Government,” 2000 edition (on reserve) and visit the website www.georgia.gov and review the government sections.

FOR OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCE SUBJECTS

Study an appropriate textbook (ie: from the college bookstore, local bookstore, library) on the subject.

Debbie Beaty
Testing Coordinator
Building C, Room 208
(229) 317-6735
deborah.beaty@darton.edu

As Printed in the 2006-2007 College Catalog.
Refer to the newest Catalog for updates and revisions.