Florida Administrative Code Rule 6A-10.030(2), commonly known as the “Gordon Rule” specifies that all state universities require in all baccalaureate degree programs, satisfactory completion of
Six (6) semester hours of English coursework and six (6) semester hours of additional coursework in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments.
Six (6) semester hours of mathematics coursework at the level of college algebra or higher. For purposes of this rule, applied logic, statistics and other such computation coursework which may not be placed within a mathematics department may be used to fulfill three (3) hours of the six (6) hours required by this section.
A grade of “C” or above is required for each course.
Note: A student who enter Florida A&M University with Associate of Arts degree from a Florida College System institution or State University is considered to have satisfied Gordon Rule requirements.
Students are required to complete 6 semester hours of English coursework.