Missouri Higher Education Civics Examination

The Missouri Higher Education Civics Examination is required for all undergraduates enrolled in a Missouri two-year or four-year college on or after July 1, 2019. It consists of 50 questions and assesses students' knowledge on the U.S. Constitution, U.S. Bill of Rights, governmental institutions, historical manifestations of federalism, and the history of constitutional interpretation and amendments.

Content

Sub-Category
Domains
Structure and Function of Government,
Foundations of the Political System
Subdomain

U.S. Constitution; U.S. Bill of Rights, Historical manifestations of federalism; History of constitutional interpretation and amendments

Grades
Post secondary
Languages
English
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
50 questions
Administration
Computer

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Referencing
Criterion-referenced
Item Type
Multiple choice