2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 18, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Teacher Education, Art Education Track (B.S.)


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College of Education and Human Performance
School of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership,
Education Building, Room: 209

http://education.ucf.edu/arted

Education Track: Dr. Debra McGann, ED 122C, debra.mcgann@ucf.edu
Lifelong Learning Track: Dr. Janet Andreasen, ED 123Q, Janet.Andreasen@ucf.edu

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. The Lifelong Learning Track is appropriate for students seeking opportunities for employment 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 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
  • Education Track: Pass all four parts of the General Knowledge Test (no alternatives or waivers are accepted). The Lifelong Learning Track is a non-certification program and does not require the General Knowledge Test.

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.

General Education Program (GEP) (36 Credit Hours)


Students are strongly advised to take the preferred courses.

Communication Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Cultural and Historical Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


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

Select One:


Mathematical Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Social Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Science Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Common Program Prerequisites (CPP) (3 Credit Hours)


See “Common Prerequisites ” in the Transfer and Transitions Services section for more information.

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

Core Requirements: Basic Level (18 Credit Hours)


Education Track does not require Core Requirements Basic Level coursework 
Lifelong Learning Track requires 18 semester hours 
A grade of “C-“(1.75) or better is required.

Lifelong Learning Track (15 Credit Hours)

Core Requirements: Advanced Level (69 Credit Hours)


  • A grade of “C-“(1.75) or better is required.
  • Education Track requires 87 semester hours
  • Lifelong Learning Track requires 69 semester hours 

Education Core Requirements (15 Credit Hours)


  • A grade of “C-“(1.75) or better is required. 
  • Education Track requires 15 semester hours of Education Core Requirements
  • Lifelong Learning Track requires 21 semester hours of Education Core Requirements

Lifelong Learning Track (6 Credit Hours)


  • EEX 4242 - Teaching Exceptional Students in Secondary Settings Credit Hours: 3
  • 2 EDG 4949 - Cooperative Education Credit Hours: 3
  • 1 Prerequisite for Internship I (Education Track Only)

    2 Students must apply and be approved to take EDG 4949.  Applications should be submitted in the semester prior to taking this course.  For further information regarding EDG 4949, students should meet with their academic advisor.

Education Track Specialization Requirements (57 Credit Hours)


NOTE: ARE 4453 is taken three (3) times: once in the Fall, once in the Spring, and once in the Summer.

Internship I (3 Credit Hours)


  • Prior to Internship I, the student must have completed EDG 4410 , TSL 4080 , EDF 2005 , ARH 2050, ARH 2051, ART 2201C, ART 2300C , GRA 2101C, and at least 50% of all required specialization courses indicated with a letter grade of “C-” (1.75) or better.  However, a minimum GPA of 2.5 is required in the education core, specialization and overall for admission into Internship I. ARE 4352 is strongly recommended prior to Internship I and ARE 4351 should be taken with Internship I. 
  • Passing score on the General Knowledge Test portion of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) is required before entry into Internship I. 
  • Passing score on the Professional Education Test portion of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) is strongly recommended as soon as possible after completing the following courses: EDG 4410, EDF 4467, RED 4043, and TSL 4080. 
  • Students must apply and be approved for Internship I.   Deadline dates and applications are available through the Office of Clinical Experiences at http://www.education.ucf.edu/clinicalexp/ 
     
  • ARE 3940 - Internship Credit Hours: 3

Internship II Block (12 Credit Hours)


All specialization courses and all education core courses must be completed with a letter grade of “C-” (1.75) or better before entry into Internship II. However, a minimum GPA of 2.5 is required in the education core, specialization and overall for admission to Internship II.

Passing scores on all sections [General Knowledge, Professional, and Subject Area (Art K-12)] of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) are required prior to entry into Internship II.

Students must apply and be approved for Internship II. Deadline dates and applications are available through the Office of Clinical Experiences at http://www.education.ucf.edu/clinicalexp/

Satisfactory completion of Internship II requires the student to demonstrate proficiency in all Florida Educator Accomplished Practices in accordance with State Board of Education rule 6A-5.066.

Lifelong Learning Track Specialization Requirements (48 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, ARE, 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.

Restricted Electives


  • None

Capstone Requirements


  • None

Electives


  • None

Foreign Language Requirements


Admissions

  • State University System foreign language admission: 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

Additional Requirements


  • None

Required Minors


  • None

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/

Education Track

  • Pass all applicable sections of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination. Effective January 1, 2015, only examination results earned by educators within 10 years prior to the date of application for a new Florida Educator’s Certificate with the Florida Department of Education may be acceptable for certification eligibility requirements (SBE Rule 6A-4.002)

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: 126


Additional Information


Honors In Major

  • None

Related Programs

  • None

Certificates

  • None

Related Minors

  • None

Advising Notes

  • Consult with your Education advisor and review your degree audit for more recent information.

Transfer Notes

  • None

Acceptable Substitutes for Transfer Courses

  • None

Program Academic Learning Compacts

Equipment Fees

  • Part-Time Student: $12 per term
  • Full-Time Student: $24 per term

Plan of Study


Art Education Track (K-12)

Freshman Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Fall (12 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Plan of Study


Art Education – Lifelong Learning Track

Freshman Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Fall (12 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)


  • Choose a Lifelong Learning Specialization course Credit Hours: 3
  • Choose a Lifelong Learning Specialization course Credit Hours: 3

Senior Year - Fall (12 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


  • EDG 4949 - Cooperative Education Credit Hours: 3
  • Choose a Lifelong Learning Specialization course Credit Hours: 3
  • Choose a Lifelong Learning Specialization course Credit Hours: 3
  • Choose a Lifelong Learning Specialization course Credit Hours: 3

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