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Students must complete the state-mandated credit-hour requirement (36 credit hours), including 15 hours of “Common Core” courses and 21 hours of “Competencies and Outcomes Courses.”In selecting their General Education courses, students must also meet the UNF requirement for coursework that focuses on the program’s key intellectual competencies and outcomes requirement:
Choose either one Cultural Diversity course, an approved Experiential Learning or Integrative Learning course, or one additional course from the menu of options for Writing Effectively, Thinking Critically, and Reasoning and Analyzing Quantitatively and/or Understanding the Scientific Method.
Florida and Community College Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree Graduates
An Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree from a Florida public university or community college satisfies the general education requirements at UNF.
Transcripts of applicants who have not earned an A.A. degree from a Florida public university, state, or community college will be reviewed individually to determine whether sufficient work has been completed in the above General Education requirements. Students must satisfy the same general education requirements as a first-time‑in-college student. Refer to the general education requirements above for UNF courses that will satisfy General Education.
The State of Florida Foreign Language Requirement must be met before graduation from UNF.
The College-Level Communications and Computation Skills (Florida Gordon Rule) requirement must be met before graduation from UNF.
All teacher education majors must satisfy the General Knowledge (GK) test requirement before admission to the College of Education and Human Services.
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