U.S. Constitution Preparation

Note: There are currently no dates scheduled for this course/exam.

This unique, non-credit exam preparation course will prepare participants to successfully take the U.S. Constitution Exam, and satisfy the U.S. Constitution requirement for educators seeking a California teaching credential.

The exam focuses on the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of the government. Students benefit from having an introductory knowledge of U.S. and California politics.

Students are to bring study materials, notepaper, and a #2 pencil and pen to class. Study materials will be forwarded to the student upon receipt of the registration form/payment. The test consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and two essays.

The Department of Continuing and Professional Education makes a commitment to your success for the U.S. Constitution exam. If a student fails to pass this exam immediately after completing the Continuing and Professional Education Prep course, the next scheduled preparation course will be offered at no charge. This is a one-time offer.

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$300.00—includes Certificate and Letter of Completion which will be mailed to student upon completion of exam. If requested, an Official Transcript will be provided to student after final grades have posted.




The U.S. Constitution Prep & Exam Course registration form and fee are submitted online. Former or current students of Cal Lutheran will first need to login to the MyCLU portal prior to registering. In order to login, click on the "Former or Current Cal Lutheran Students" link below where you will enter your Cal Lutheran username and password credentials. After logging in, the student will be directed to the U.S. Constitution registration form.

For those who have never attended Cal Lutheran, click on the "New to Cal Lutheran" link below where you will be prompted to create an account with Dynamic Forms by clicking on the "Get Started" button. After the account is created, the student will be directed to the U.S. Constitution registration form.

Former or Current Cal Lutheran Students:


If students are experiencing difficulties logging in to the MyCLU portal, please contact the Help Desk at (805) 493-3698

New to Cal Lutheran:



Walk-in registration on the day of the class is permitted but not encouraged if the student does not have recent knowledge of the subject matter. Registration the day of is at the discretion of the Instructor.


Any questions should be directed to cpe@callutheran.edu or (805) 493-3543.