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Program:
Bachelor
College(s):
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s):
Teacher Education, Schl of

College of Community Innovation and Education
School of Teacher Education
Education Complex and Gym (ED), 209

407-823-5791

Associate Lecturer and Academic Program Coordinator: Dr. Judy Levin
Education Complex and Gym (ED), 122L
407-823-4615
Judith.Levin@ucf.edu

EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT TRACK Early Childhood Development majors take a variety of courses related to young children and their learning, development, and family environment. Students take a series of core and specialization courses to prepare them to work with children, parents, and families in a variety of settings. This degree culminates in a semester-long practicum.

Admission Requirements

  • Complete the University General Education requirements or its equivalent, i.e. an AA degree from an approved Florida College System or State University System institution.
  • Have a minimum 2.75 overall GPA, with provisional acceptance for one semester if GPA is 2.5 (GPA must be 2.75 by the second semester).
  • Complete Child Development Common Program Prerequisite courses with a minimum letter grade of “C” (2.0) or better.
  • Meet the Gordon Rule Requirement.
  • Meet Foreign Language Admission Requirement.

Degree Requirements

  • Students must seek advising through the Early Childhood Development and Education staff in the Education Complex, Suite 122 or by e-mail (ece@ucf.edu) prior to registering for classes.
  • The courses designated in 1. (General Education) and 2. (Prerequisites) should be completed prior to admission to the major and upper division education courses.
  • Students must earn a “C” (2.0) or better in each required Early Childhood Development and Education course. However, a minimum overall 2.75 GPA in all courses within the major is required.

Tuition and Fees

UCF is ranked as a best-value university by The Princeton Review and Kiplinger, and one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes.

$212.28 per credit hour

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UCF is ranked as a best-value university by The Princeton Review and Kiplinger, and one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes.

$748.89 per credit hour

Learn more about program tuition and fees.


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