2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 18, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Teacher Education, Physical Education Lifelong Learning Track (B.S.)


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Education Track: Ms. Patty Lanier, pattylanier@ucf.edu 
Lifelong Learning Track: Dr. Janet Andreasen, janet.andreasen@ucf.edu 
 

The Teacher Education B.S. - Physical Education program offers students the option of two tracks: Physical Education -Education Track and Physical 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. The Lifelong Learning Track is appropriate for students seeking opportunities 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 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.

UCF General Education Program (GEP) (37 hrs)


Communication Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Cultural & Historical Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Mathematical Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Social Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Science Foundations (7 Credit Hours)


Common Program Prerequisites (CPP) (3 Credit Hours)


Core Requirements: Basic Level (16 Credit Hours)


A grade of “C-” (1.75) or better is required.  

Core Requirements: Advanced Level (64 Credit Hours)


Education Core Requirements (24 Credit Hours)


A grade of “C-” (1.75) or better is required. 

Lifelong Learning Track Specialization Requirements (40 Credit Hours)


  • Select preferred specialization courses with advisor approval. A minimum of nine (9) hours must be taken in the content area. A minimum of twelve (12) hours must be taken in Education coursework (prefix EDF, EDG, EEX, PET, TSL, RED). Substitutions are allowed with advisor approval. 
  • A grade of “C-” (1.75) or better is required. 
  • Must have a total of 48 or more hours of upper level courses to graduate.

Additional Information


Restricted Electives

  • None 

Capstone Requirements 

  • None 

Foreign Language Requirements 

Admissions  

  • State University System foreign language admission requirement: two years in high school or one year of college instruction in a single foreign language. (This requirement applies to those students admitted to the University without the required two units of foreign language in high school.)  

Graduation  

  • None 

Electives None 

  • Additional Requirements 

None 

  • Required Minors None 

Program Academic Learning Compacts 

Departmental Exit Requirements


  • Achieve a minimum 2.5 GPA in all courses within the major.
  • Achieve a minimum 2.5 GPA in the education core coursework.
  • Achieve a minimum 2.5 GPA in the specialization coursework.
  • Achieve a minimum overall 2.5 GPA 
  • You must upload key assignments using the Via by LiveText platform. Key assignments are assessed by faculty to provide evidence of candidate proficiency in all Florida Educator Accomplished Practices (FEAPs).  All teacher education candidates, Lifelong Learning majors, and Early Childhood Development & Education majors (all ECDE tracks) are required to complete Via by LiveText requirements before being certified for graduation. See https://edcollege.ucf.edu/students/explore-livetext/

University Minimum Exit Requirements


  • 2.0 UCF GPA 
  • 60 semester hours earned after CLEP awarded 
  • 48 semester hours of upper division credit completed 
  • 30 of the last 39 hours of course work must be completed in residency at UCF. 
  • A maximum of 45 hours of extension, correspondence, CLEP, Credit by Exam, and Armed Forces credits permitted. 
  • Complete the General Education Program, the Gordon Rule, and nine hours of Summer credit. 

Total Semester Hours Required 

  • 120 

Honors In Major 

  • None 

Related Programs 

  • None 

Certificates 

  • None 

Related Minors 

  • None 

Advising Notes 

  • None 

Transfer Notes 

  • None 

Acceptable Substitutes for Transfer Courses 

  • None 

Plan of Study


Freshman Year - Fall (13 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Fall (13 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Summer (7 Credit Hours)


  • Choose  specialization course Credit Hour: 3
  • Choose  specialization course Credit Hour: 4

Senior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


  • PET 4710 - Methods for Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents Credit Hour: 3
  • Choose  specialization course Credit Hour: 3
  • Choose  specialization course Credit Hour: 3
  • Choose  specialization course Credit Hour: 3
  • Choose  specialization course Credit Hour: 3

Senior Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


  • EDG 4949 - Cooperative Education Credit Hour: 3
  • Choose  specialization course Credit Hour: 3
  • Choose  specialization course Credit Hour: 3
  • Choose  specialization course Credit Hour: 3

 

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