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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
Secondary Education Program
Education Building & Gym (ED), 209

Assistant Professor (Education Track Contact): Dr. Su Gao
Education Building & Gym (ED), 115F
407-823-4834
Su.Gao@ucf.edu

The Secondary Education B.S. – Science Education Physics program offers students the option of two tracks: Science Education – Physics Track and Science Education – Physics Lifelong Learning Track (non-certification). The Education Track is appropriate for students interested in opportunities for employment in formal, 6-12 schools that require certification. 

This Secondary Education B.S. – Science Education Physics program has potential ties to professional licensure or certification in the field. For more information on how this program may prepare you in that regard, please visit https://apq.ucf.edu/files/Licensure-Disclosure-CCIE-Secondary-Ed-Science-Physics-BS-June2020.pdf

Admission Requirements

  • Complete the University General Education requirements or its equivalent, i.e. an AA degree from a Florida College System or State University System institution.
  • Complete the  EDF 2005 – Introduction to the Teaching Profession  course with a minimum letter grade of “C-” (1.75) or better.
  • Meet the Gordon Rule Requirement
  • Meet Foreign Language Admission Requirement
  • Have a minimum 2.5 overall GPA
  • Pass all four parts of the General Knowledge Test (no alternatives or waivers are accepted).

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 is a state-approved, initial teacher preparation program designed in compliance with Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rule 6A-5.066. Degree requirement are subject to change based on state mandates.

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

Learn more about program 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.

$748.89 per credit hour

Learn more about program tuition and fees.


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