2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civics Teaching Certificate

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College of Sciences
College of Education and Human Performance
Department of Political Science
School of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership

Email: politics@ucf.edu
Email: socscied@ucf.edu

Dr. Terri Susan Fine
Dr. Scott Waring

The Certificate program will provide specialized knowledge in civics teaching in Florida focusing on content, pedagogy, assessment and civics-focused experiential learning which will enhance social studies education, political science, social science and interdisciplinary studies majors. Students pursuing social science teaching certification, including alternative certification, will develop specialized skills to teach civics and government geared toward Florida K-12 instructional requirements. The program is open to all majors.

Admission Requirements

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 (9 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.

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