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CLAS

The CLAS is the College Level Academic Skills Requirement, Students should clear the CLAS requirement or be officially exempted from it as early as possible!

  • Must clear it after 18 credits, but before you can declare a major (around 60 credits).
  • A registration hold is placed on students after 60 credits if CLAS has not been cleared.
  • Testing Office gives the CLAS. Three times a year, early October, Mid February and in June.
  • THE Graduation Office will not even accept your application to graduate until you have officially cleared CLAS on our records.

CLAS Exemptions

The State of Florida requires primary and secondary teachers to pass the CLAS exams in order to be certified.

Students can apply for Exemption from CLAS if they meet the necessary conditions and submit a CLAS Exemption request on-line or CLAS Exemption Form to the Registrar’s Office.

CLAS English Exemptionss

  • Prior AA degree from any Florida State University or Community College
  • Prior BA/BS
  • SAT Verbal score of 500 or better
  • ACT English Score of 21 and ACT Reading Score of 22 or above.
  • A combined GPA of 2.5 (i.e. C in one and a B in the other) or better in ENC1101 and ENC1102 courses or their equivalents. (See adviser for specifics.)

CLAS Math Exemptions

  • Prior AA degree from any Florida State University or Community College
  • Prior BA/BS
  • SAT Math score of 500 or better
  • ACT Math Score of 21 or above.
  • A combined GPA of 2.5 (i.e. C in one and a B in the other) or better in any two pure math courses or one pure math course and one statistic course. (See adviser for specifics.)