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Georgia History Exam: Guide

Introduction

Every student working toward a degree from an institution within the University System of Georgia is required to complete approved history courses OR receive passing scores on an exam on Georgia and U.S. history also called the Georgia Legislative Exam.

This guide provides links to more information about the test requirements as well as resources to help you prepare for the exam.

Cover art for Georgia Odyssey

Georgia Odyssey by James C. Cobb is a resource recommended for preparation for the Georgia history exam.

The print version of the book is in Course Reserves at the Help Desk in the library and can be checked out for use in the library for two hours.

The book also is available online, so you can access it by computer, tablet, or on your phone. 

Print Version

cover art for politics in georgia

Politics in Georgia by Robert M. Howard and Arnold Fleischmann is another resource recommended for preparation for the Georgia history exam.

The book is available online, so you can access it by computer, tablet, or on your phone. 

More Resources

Testing Center

Georgia Legislative Exams and other proctored exams are administered by the Testing Center.

Visit the Testing Center's page for information about what to bring and testing fees.

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