Constitution Requirement

The College of Arts and Sciences requires all prospective graduates to pass a written examination on the State and Federal constitution.  Students may transfer the results of the examination on the State and Federal constitution if they satisfy the following:

  1. The examination was taken at an accredited Illinois college of University;
  2. The date and passing of the examination is indicated on an official transcript issued by the institution;
  3. The examination was taken at the college level. Students enrolled at Chicago State University may satisfy the constitution requirement by successfully completing Political Science 1010, History 1300, or History 1310.  Credit will not be given for the constitution examination if History 1300 and 1310 were taken prior to January 1, 1975. Students who do not satisfy the constitution requirement by the prescribed methods mentioned above are required to take a written examination on the state and Federal constitutions administered by Examinations.

For more information, please reference the Academic Catalog or consult with an Advisor.