2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Teacher Education, Art Education – Lifelong Learning Track (B.S.)

College of Community Innovation and Education
School of Teacher Education
Education Complex & Gym (ED), 209

Associate Lecturer & Secondary Education Academic Program Coordinator: Dr. Janet Andreasen
Education Complex & Gym (ED), 123Q


The Secondary Education B.S. - Art Education - Lifelong Learning Track (non-certification) program is specifically focused on students who wish to use their knowledge of Art Education to pursue educational careers outside of traditional schools. The Lifelong Learning Track prepares graduates for employment in a broad spectrum of professional opportunities including non-profits and non-traditional educational agencies. 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

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.

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

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: Advanced Level (69 Credit Hours)

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

Education Core Requirements (21 Credit Hours)

Lifelong Learning Track Specialization Requirements (48 Credit Hours)

Restricted Electives

  • None

Capstone Requirements

  • None


  • None

Foreign Language Requirements


  • 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)


  • 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/

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: 126

Additional Information

Honors In Major

  • None

Related Programs

  • None


  • 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 – 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)

  • 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