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Program at a Glance

Program
Bachelor
College(s)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s)
Teacher Education, Schl of
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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The Teacher Education B.S. - Physical Education - Lifelong Learning Track (non-certification) program is specifically focused on students who wish to use their knowledge of Physical Education to pursue educational careers outside of traditional schools. The Lifelong Learning Track prepares graduates for employment in a broad spectrum of professional opportunities including non-profits and non-traditional educational agencies. The Lifelong Learning Track is appropriate for students seeking opportunities for employment outside formal, K-12 schools that do not require certification.

This 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-Teacher-Ed-BS.pdf

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 the EDF 2005 Introduction to Teaching Profession with a minimum letter grade of "C-" (1.75) or better.
  • Meet the Gordon Rule Requirement.
  • Meet the Foreign Language Admission Requirement.

Degree Requirements

  • Students should see an advisor prior to registering for classes.
  • The courses designated in 1 (UCF General Education Program), 2 (Education Common Program Prerequisites), and 3 (Core Requirements: Basic Level) should be completed prior to admission to the major and upper division education courses.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

Fall
May 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
July 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
March 1
Spring
September 1
Summer
January 1

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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.
  • 3rd Grade Reading Teacher
  • 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Grades 1 Thru 5 Teacher
  • Head Start Teacher
  • High School Biology Teacher
  • High School English Teacher
  • High School History Teacher
  • High School Music Director
  • High School Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Literacy Education Professor
  • Mathematics 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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