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Program at a Glance

College of Community Innovation and Education
Teacher Education, Schl of
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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

This Teacher Education BS – Art Education 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

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 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 the 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 (General Education), (Education Common Program Prerequisites), and (Core Requirements: Basic Level) 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 requirements are subject to change based on state mandates.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
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  • High School History Teacher
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  • Junior High School Teacher
  • Literacy Education Professor
  • Middle School PE Teacher
  • Middle School Science Teacher
  • Nursery School Teacher
  • Pre-K Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Primary Education Professor
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