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

Teacher Education, World Languages 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://www.education.ucf.edu/language
Education Track: Dr. Michele Regalla, ED 122A,
michele.regalla@ucf.edu, 407-823-0074
Lifelong Learning Track: Dr. Janet Andreasen, ED 123Q,
Janet.Andreasen@ucf.edu

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. 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 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.

General Education Program (GEP) (36 Credit Hours)


  • Students are advised to take the preferred courses.

Communication Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Cultural and Historical Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


  • General Education Program course from Section B1 to meet Gordon Rule Requirement Credit Hours: 3
  • General Education Program course: Prefer a second course from Section B1 to meet Gordon Rule Requirement Credit Hours: 3

Select One:


Mathematical Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Social Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Science Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Common Program Prerequisites (CPP) (3 Credit Hours)


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

Core Requirements: Basic Level (3 Credit Hours)


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

Core Requirements: Advanced Level (48 Credit Hours)


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

Education Core Requirements (18 Credit Hours)


1 Pre-requisite for Internship I (Education Track)

2 Florida College System institution transfer students may substitute EEX 2010 - Introduction to Special Education .

Education Track Specialization Requirements (15 Credit Hours)


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

Internship I (3 Credit Hours)


  • Program Internship I Prerequisites: EDG 4410,TSL 4080, all Common Program Prerequisites, all Core Requirements: Basic Level, and at least 50% of all required specialization courses (including restricted electives) must be completed before doing Internship I with a minimum grade of “C-” or better.  However, a minimum GPA of 2.5 is required in the education core, specialization and overall for admission into 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.clinicalexperiences.education.ucf.edu
  • FLE 3940 - Internship Credit Hours: 3

Internship II Block (12 Credit Hours)


At least 80% of all required specialization courses (including restricted electives) and all education/methods courses must be completed with a letter grade of “C-” (1.75) or better before admission into Internship II.  However, a minimum GPA of 2.5 is required in the education core, specialization and overall for admission into Internship II

Passing scores on all sections [General Knowledge, Professional, and Subject Area (aligned to specialization area) 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.clinicalexperiences.education.ucf.edu.

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


World Languages Specializations     (30 Credit Hours)

  • Select Spanish Specialization or French Specialization
  • A grade of “C-“(1.75) or better is required.

Spanish (K-12) Core (27 Credit Hours)


Students pursuing the World Languages Education Spanish Specialization must pass the Florida Teacher Certification Examination: Subject Area Examination - Spanish K-12

Spanish Upper Division Restricted Electives (3 Credit Hours)


Select 3 semester hours of an upper division Spanish course (SPN 3/4XXX) with advisor consent.  The following courses are recommended:

French (K-12) Core (27 Credit Hours)


Students pursuing the World Languages Education French Specialization must pass the Florida Teacher Certification Examination: Subject Area Examination - French K-12

French Upper Division Restricted Electives (3 Credit Hours)


Select 3 semester hours of an upper division French course (FRE 3/4XXX) with advisor consent.

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.
  • 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/
  • Pass all applicable sections of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (General Knowledge Test, Professional Education Test, and Subject Area Examination to match specialization area - Spanish K-12 or French K-12). 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: 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

Equipment Fees

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

Plan of Study


  • Recommended Four Year Sequence of Courses

Freshman Year - Fall (12 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)


  • TSL 4520 ESOL Cultural Diversity Credit Hours: 3
  • World Languages Specialization course Credit Hours: 3

Junior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Summer (6 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Fall (12 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)


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