2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civics Teaching Certificate

College of Sciences
Department of Political Science
Email: politics@ucf.edu

Dr. Terri Susan Fine
Dr. Scott Waring

The Civics Teaching certificate will provide pre-service teachers with complementary, civics teaching-focused coursework that will build on and enhance the Social Science Education B.S. program. Individuals enrolled in the Civics Teaching certificate program will learn the substantive content, skills and pedagogical tools needed to deliver instruction explicitly linked to the 7th grade Civics End of Course Assessment in Florida. Certificate will be awarded only at the time of degree completion.

Admission Requirements

  • 3.0 overall GPA
  • Social Science Education B.S. major (pending or admitted)
  • Completion of POS 2041 with a grade of “C” (2.0) or better
  • Admission by application which will include a letter of intent and a current transcript
  • Applications must be submitted through the online portal available at http://politicalscience.cos.ucf.edu/, http://education.ucf.edu/stll/ and http://loufreyinstitute.org
  • Junior or senior standing

Certificate Requirements

  • A minimum overall 3.0 GPA is required in all courses used to satisfy requirements.
  • All 12 credit hours used towards the certificate must be earned at UCF.

Prerequisite Courses

  • None

Required Courses (12 Credit Hours)

  • Students must satisfy the prerequisites, if any, for each course before enrolling in the class.

Restricted Electives

  • None

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 12

Other Requirements

  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used.