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

College of Education and Human Performance
School of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership,
Education Complex, Room: 209

http://education.ucf.edu/elemed/

Education Track: Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman, ehoffman@ucf.edu, 407-823-4833

The Elementary Education program offers students the option of two tracks: Elementary Education – Education track (K-6 certification with ESOL and Reading Endorsements) and Elementary Education – Lifelong Learning track (non-certification). The Education track is appropriate for students interested in opportunities for employment with formal K-6 schools that require certification. The Lifelong Learning (LLL) track is appropriate for students seeking opportunities for employment outside formal, K-12 schools that do not require certification.

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 2.5 overall GPA.
  • Complete EDF 2005 Introduction to Teaching Profession course with a minimum letter grade of “C-” (1.75) or better.
  • Meet the Gordon Rule Requirement.
  • Meet the Foreign Language Admission Requirement.

Education Track

  • Pass all four parts of the General Knowledge Test (no alternatives or waivers are accepted).

Lifelong Learning Track

  • Complete all Core Requirements: Basic Level courses with a minimum letter grade of “C-” (1.75) or better.
  • The Lifelong Learning Track is a non-certification program and does not require the General Knowledge Test (GKT).

Degree Requirements

  • Students should see an advisor prior to registering for classes.
  • The courses designated in 1 (UCF General Education Program) and 2 (Education Common Program Prerequisites) should be completed prior to admission to the major and upper division education courses.
  • The Education track (K-6) is a state-approved, initial teacher preparation program designed in compliance with Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rule 6A-5.066. Degree requirements are subject to change based on state mandates.

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Tuition and Fees

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

$212.28 per credit hour

The approximate tuition cost for one year in this program at UCF based on a full time schedule (30 credit hours per year)

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

$748.89 per credit hour

The approximate tuition cost for one year in this program at UCF based on a full time schedule (30 credit hours per year)

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