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Students who complete an approved undergraduate program in the College of Education are awarded the Bachelor of Arts in Education (B.A.E.).
Grades below C will not fulfill requirements for professional education or the university’s general education areas.
Before program completion, students must demonstrate satisfactory performance on the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices. Students in unified early childhood education are required to provide proof of completion of up-to-date CPR and first aid training. All prospective teachers are encouraged to do the same.
Students are required to complete an additional year of study in a master’s degree or postbaccalaureate program to receive a statement on the transcript verifying completion of a Florida Department of Education (DOE) and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) approved program.
All students in the ProTeach unified elementary/special education and early childhood programs must provide evidence of a passing score on all pertinent sections of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) before graduation from the B.A.E. program and the M.Ed. or postbaccalaureate program.
Residence: The last 30 semester credits applied toward a degree must be completed in residence at UF in the College of Education.
Graduating with Honors
Information included in this catalog is subject to change. Updated information is available from the college.
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