2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 15, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

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


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

http://education.ucf.edu

Education Track: Patty Lanier, ED 123B, pattylanier@ucf.edu
Lifelong Learning Track: Dr. Janet Andreasen, ED 123Q, 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

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.
  • Education Track: This 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) (37 Credit Hours)


Communication Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Cultural and Historical Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Select One: (3 Credit Hours)


Mathematical Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Select One: (3 Credit Hours)


Social Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Science Foundations (7 Credit Hours)


Common Program Prerequisites (CPP) (3 Credit Hours)


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

Core Requirements: Basic Level (20 Credit Hours)


1 In addition to this course, a minimum of 6 hours with an international or diversity focus is required. The foreign language admission requirement may be used to meet this requirement.

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

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)


Core Requirements: Advanced Level (60 Credit Hours)


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

Internship I Block: (6 Credit Hours)


Prior to Internship I, the student must have completed EDG 4410 all Common Program Prerequisites, all Core Requirements: Basic Level and at least 50% of all required specialization courses indicated above with a letter grade of “C-” (1.75) or better prior to Internship I. However, a minimum GPA of 2.5 is required in the education core/professional, specialization and overall for admission to 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/

1 PET 4710  is taken concurrently with ESE 3940 - Internship I - Secondary  

Internship II Block: (12 Credit Hours)


At least 80% of all required specialization courses and all education/methods courses must be completed with a letter grade of “C-” (1.75) or better before admission to 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 (Physical Education K-12)] of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) are required prior to admission 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.

Restricted Electives


  • None

Capstone Requirements


  • None

Electives


  • 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

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  
  • Pass all applicable sections of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination. See http://www.fldoe.org for test dates and test sites. 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)
  • 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


  • 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

Certificates

  • None

Related Minors

  • None

Advising Notes

  • None

Transfer Notes

  • None

Acceptable Substitutes for Transfer Courses

  • None

Program Academic Learning Compacts

Plan of Study (120 hrs)


Freshman Year - Fall (13 Credit Hours)


Select One: (3 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Select One: (3 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Fall (13 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (13 Credit Hours)


Select One: (3 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


1 Required prior to Internship I

Junior Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


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