Florida - Graduation Requirements: Social Studies

Area: 
Social Studies
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

Florida requires 3 credits of social studies to graduate.

Body: 

A student must earn:
-1 credit in United States History;
-1 credit in World History;
-0.5 credit in economics, which must include financial literacy; and,
-0.5 credit in United States Government.

The United States History EOC assessment constitutes 30 percent of the student’s final course grade.

Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/07/2016