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The minor requires completion of coursework in the professional preparation areas of human development and learning, assessment, classroom management, instructional strategies, reading competency and curriculum and special methods. Students will have extensive opportunities to integrate their teacher education coursework with actual classroom experience.

The minor is open to undergraduates with a major other than mathematics, science or education. Students with majors in mathematics or science should refer to the UFTeach minor.

Admission to this minor requires a cumulative 2.5 GPA. Students must make written application for admission to the minor in 1-106 Norman Hall after 45 credits and before earning 100 credits. For additional information, students can speak with an advisor in the College of Education Student Services office in 1-106 Norman Hall or refer to the College of Education.
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Those pursuing the minor are encouraged to complete the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) General Knowledge Test (recommended in sophomore/junior year), the FTCE Subject Area Exam (recommended early in senior year) and the FTCE Professional Education Test (recommended mid-senior year).
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FTCE tests are not required for award of the minor, but they are required for certification.

Required Courses

All taken at UF

Classroom Management
EEX 3616Core Classroom Management Strategies (online)3
or ESE 4340C Effective Teaching and Classroom Management in Secondary Education
Human Development and Learning
EDF 3132The Young Adolescent3
Instructional Strategies
EEX 4294Differentiated Instruction (online)3
Curriculum and Special Methods
EME 4406Integrating Technology into the Secondary Curriculum3
Reading Competency
TSL 3323ESOL and Reading for Teachers3
EDF 4430Measurement and Evaluation in Education3
Total Credits18