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District Board of Trustees Policies

Policy: 3.18

Title: Placement Exam Requirements

Legal Authority: Florida Statute 1008.30

Office of Primary Responsibility: Vice President for Educational and Student Services


Students entering South Florida State College, who are pursuing the following degrees or certificates, shall be required to take placement exams:

  1. Associate in Arts Degree
  2. Associate in Science Degree
  3. Associate in Applied Sciences Degree
  4. Occupational or college credit certificate

In addition, students wishing to enroll in any college credit English, mathematics, or reading course shall be required to take placement exams.

Exceptions to this requirement may be granted for students who have already earned associate or baccalaureate degrees from regionally accredited colleges or universities, or who have satisfactorily completed prerequisite courses at a regionally accredited college or university.

History: Last Reviewed 6/27/12

Issued by District Board of Trustees: 8/10/1984

Reviewed: 7/1/04, 7/1/07, 7/22/09, 6/27/12

Revised: 1/28/01