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American & Wyoming Government Challenge Exams

Started May 1, 2020

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Full course description

At present, two versions of the Challenge Exam are offered (see below).

Enroll to proceed to select which version of the Challenge Exam to take.

 

Wyoming Government Exam (1 credit hour)

Students who have completed a college course in U.S. national government may satisfy the Wyoming government portion of the requirement by taking an exam on Wyoming state politics.

This examination consists of 50 questions (40 multiple choice and 10 true/false). Students must score 70% or better (35 questions) to pass the test.

This exam may be taken twice during a student's academic career. The $80 sitting fee must be paid on each attempt. If a student fails the exam on the second attempt, he or she will be required to take a Wyoming government class to complete the V USP requirement.

REQUIRED TEXT:

  • The Equality State. by King, Garner, McConnell, & Schuhmann. (9th Edition, 2020).  MacMillan learning. ISBN-13: 978-1-5339-1832-1.

 

American & Wyoming Government Exam (3 credit hours)

Individuals desiring to challenge the entire 3 hour course may take a comprehensive examination that covers both state and national governments.

This exam consists of 150 questions (140 multiple choice and 10 true/false). Students must score 70% or better (105 questions) to pass the test.

This exam may be taken twice during a student's academic career. The $80 sitting fee must be paid on each attempt. If a student fails the exam on the second attempt, he or she will be required to take a Wyoming government class to complete the V USP requirement.

REQUIRED TEXTS:

  • The Equality State. by King, Garner, McConnell, & Schuhmann. (9th Edition, 2020).  MacMillan learning. ISBN-13: 978-1-5339-1832-1.
  • American Government Brief Ed. Ansolabehere, Ginsberg, & Lowi. (14th edition, 2017). WW Norton. ISBN-13: 9780393283778.