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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. - World Languages Education program offers students the option of two tracks: World Languages Education - Education Track and World Languages Education - Lifelong Learning Track (non-certification). Within the Education track, specializations are available in Spanish or French. Students pursuing the Education Track are required to complete the World Languages Education - English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Minor. The Education Track is appropriate for students interested in opportunities for employment with formal, K-12 schools that require certification.

This Teacher Education B.S. - World Languages 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 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 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 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 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 requirements are subject to change based on state mandates.

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.
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  • Grades 1 Thru 5 Teacher
  • High School English Teacher
  • High School History Teacher
  • High School Math Teacher
  • High School Music Director
  • High School Teacher
  • Junior High School Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Literacy Education Professor
  • Middle School PE Teacher
  • Nursery School Teacher
  • Nursery Teacher
  • Pre-K Teacher
  • Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Science Education Professor
  • Special Education Professor
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