2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical Education and Industry Training (B.S.)

College of Community Innovation and Education
Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education,
Education Complex, Room: ED 220 C


Contact: 407-823-6184, ED 220C

Dr. Lisa Martino, lisa.martino@ucf.edu

The mission of the undergraduate Technical Education and Industry Training program is to prepare highly effective educators for secondary school districts, post-secondary institutions and trainers for industry who are knowledgeable in their field, reflect teaching practices that are research-based, motivate students to be life-long learners, and supply their students with the skills necessary to compete in a new global community. This degree does not lead to an initial teacher certification at the state level.  

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.

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)

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

Core Requirements: Basic Level (3 Credit Hours)

Technical Specialization Requirements (30 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 (21 Credit Hours)

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

Upper Division Electives (9 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
  • 48 semester hours of upper division credit completed
  • 60 semester hours earned after CLEP awarded
  • 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)

Sophomore Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Sophomore Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

  • Electives - Technical Specialization Courses Credit Hours: 15
    • EDP 2270 Adult Development and Learning – Credit Hours: 3
    • EDP 2002 Educational Psychology – Credit Hours: 3
    • DEP 2004 Developmental Psychology – Credit Hours: 3
    • DEP 1302 Psychology of Adolescence – Credit Hours: 3
    • Other Discipline-specific courses for subject matter expertise

Junior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Senior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Senior Year - Spring (12 Credit Hours)

ECT 4941 Internship – 12 Credit Hours