Florida Certification Coverage

Effective July 1, 2004.


*Programs available at UNF.


Elementary Level Coverages 

* Program available at UNF
* Pre-kindergarten/Primary Education (age 3 through grade 3)
* Elementary Education (grades K-6) Effective 07/01/02
  Pre-school Education (birth through age 4)---No courses approved at UNF at this time
  Physical Education (grades K-8) Effective 7/1/03 K-12 only

Middle Level Coverages (grades 5-9) 

* Middle Grades General Science (grades 5-9)
  Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum (grades 5-9)
* Middle Grades Mathematics (grades 5-9)

Secondary Level Coverages (grades 6-12)
  Drama (grades 6-12)
* English (grades 6-12)
* Mathematics (grades 6-12)
* Physical Education (grades 6-12) Effective 7/1/03 K-12 only
  Speech (grades 6-12)

Science Areas 

* Biology (grades 6-12)
* Chemistry (grades 6-12)
  Earth-Space Science (grades 6-12)
* Physics (grades 6-12)

Social Science Areas 

* Social Science (grades 6-12)
  Economics (grades 6-12) repealed 6/30/03 - no longer offered
  Geography (grades 6-12) repealed 6/30/03 - no longer offered
  Political Science (grades 6-12) repealed 6/30/03 - no longer offered
  Psychology (grades 6-12) repealed 6/30/03 - no longer offered
  Sociology (grades 6-12) repealed 6/30/03 - no longer offered

Elementary and Secondary Coverages (grades K-12) 

* Art (grades K-12)
  Athletic Coaching (part-time: grades K-12)
  Dance (grades K-12)

  English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL—grades K-12)
  Health (grades K-12)

  Humanities (grades K-12)
* Music (grades K-12)
  Reading (grades K-12)
* Physical Education (grades K-12) Effective 7/01/03

Foreign Language Areas (grades K-12) 

 Chinese (grades K-12)
 French (grades K-12)

 German (grades K-12)

 Greek (grades K-12)
 Hebrew (grades K-12)
 Italian (grades K-12)
 Japanese (grades K-12)
 Latin (grades K-12)

 Portuguese (grades K-12)
 Russian (grades K-12)
 Spanish (grades K-12)

Exceptional Student Education Areas 

* Exceptional Student Education (grades K-12) M.Ed, B.A. Effective 7/01/02
* Hearing Impaired (grades K-12) B.A.
   Speech Language Impaired (grades K-12)
* Varying Exceptionalities (grades K-12)**
   Visually Impaired (grades K-12)
** Individual coverages (repealed 06/30/02) New coverages is ESE K-12

Professional Service Areas (grades PK-12) 

  Educational Media Specialist (grades PK-12)
* Guidance and Counseling (grades PK-12) M.Ed. (only at UNF)
  School Food Service (grades PK-12) (repealed 06/30/02) - no longer offered
  School Psychologist (grades PK-12)
  School Social Worker (grades PK-12)

Administrative Coverages 

  Administration of Adult Education (adult)
* Educational Leadership
  School Principal 

Academic Endorsements

  Adaptive Physical Education (repealed 06/30/02)
* Athletic Coaching
  Driver Education
* English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
* Gifted
  Middle Grades (repealed 06/30/02) - no longer offered
  Orientation and Mobility
  Prekindergarten Disabilities
* Reading Endorsement (grades K-12)
  Severe or Profound Disabilities

Degreed Vocational Coverages 

  Agricultural (grades 6-12)
  Business Education (grades 6-12)
  Family and Consumer Science (grades 6-12)
  Industrial Arts- Technology Education (grades 6-12)
  Local Director of Vocational Education (vocational)
  Marketing (grades 6-12)

Vocational Endorsements 

Teacher Coordinator of Cooperative Education
Teacher Coordinator of Work Experience Programs

Non-degree Vocational Coverage 

Occupational Specialist (vocational)
All other occupational coverages are issued by employing Florida school districts