2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Nov 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical Education and Industry Training (B.S.)

College of Education and Human Performance
Department of Child, Family and Community Sciences,

Education Complex, Room: ED 123 N

Dr. Lisa Martino, Lisa.Martino@ucf.edu, 407-823-6184

Technical Education and Industry Training (B.S.) may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

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 institution).
  • Have a minimum 2.5 overall GPA
  • Complete prerequisite courses
  • Meet the Gordon Rule Requirement
  • Meet Foreign Language Admission Requirement

Degree Requirements

  • Students should consult with an Education advisor prior to registration.
  • This degree is for students in adult Technical Education and Industry Training. Some students are full-time or part-time teachers in the public school sector, including middle schools, high schools, adult technical centers and community and state colleges. Some serve as technical education teachers with the Department of Corrections. Other program participants are retired military personnel who were technicians or trainers and now wish to become teachers or industry-specific trainers. All students have set a common goal of attaining a bachelor’s degree in an area that draws upon their experiences, interests, and expertise. This degree does not lead to initial teacher certification at the state level.

General Education Program (GEP) (36 Credit Hours)

Communication Foundations (9 Credit Hours)

Cultural & Historical Foundations (9 Credit Hours)

Mathematical Foundations (6 Credit Hours)

Social Foundations (6 Credit Hours)

Science Foundations (6 Credit Hours)

Common Program Prerequisites (CPP) (9 Credit Hours)

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

Core Requirements: Basic Level

  • None

Technical Specialization Requirements (27 Credit Hours)

  • Students must complete an area of specialization through occupation-specific courses approved by advisor.
  • A grade of “C-” (1.75) or better is required.

Restricted Electives (18 Credit Hours)

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

Upper Division Electives (6 Credit Hours)

  • With advisor’s approval

Directed Field Experience (12 Credit Hours)

  • The Technical Specialization must be satisfied and all courses must be completed prior to registering, through your advisor, for the Directed Field Experience. This supervised internship may be completed in an educational or industrial setting, or with the UCF program faculty assisting in teaching web-based courses.

Capstone Requirements

  • None


  • None

Foreign Language Requirements


  • 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.)


  • None

Additional Requirements

  • None

Required Minors

  • None

Departmental Exit Requirements

  • Achieve a minimum 2.5 GPA in all courses within the
  • Achieve a minimum 2.5 GPA in the specialization coursework.
  • Achieve a minimum 2.5 GPA in the education core advanced level coursework.
  • Achieve a minimum overall 2.5 GPA

University Minimum Exit Requirements

  • A 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 Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 120

Additional Information

Honors In Major

  • None

Related Programs

  • None


  • None

Related Minors

  • None

Advising Notes

  • None

Transfer Notes

  • None

Acceptable Substitutes for Transfer Courses

  • None

Program Academic Learning Compacts

Plan of Study (120 Credit Hours)

Freshman Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Freshman Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

  • STA 2014C - Principles of Statistics Credit Hours: 3
  • Cultural-Historical Foundations Course (Prefer State General Education Core Course) Credit Hours: 3
  • Cultural-Historical Foundations Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Social Foundations Course Credit Hours: 3

Sophomore Year - Fall (12 Credit Hours)

Sophomore Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)

  • EDF 2085 - Introduction to Diversity for Educators Credit Hours: 3
  • Technical Specialization Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Technical Specialization Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Science Foundations Course (Prefer State General Education Core Course) Credit Hours: 3
  • Foreign Language Course (if needed) Credit Hours: 4

Sophomore Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)

Junior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Junior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

Senior Year - Fall (12 Credit Hours)

Senior Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)

  • ECT 4941 - Internship Credit Hours: 12

Senior Year - Summer

  • See advisor for certification details.