Transfer and Transition Services
Undergraduate Admissions nity college visits by admission representatives. It also provides the
opportunity to meet one-on-one with an admission representative on
Associate Vice President: Gordon D. Chavis, Jr.; campus. Please visit our Web site for further information. Office hours
Progress Energy University Welcome Center; 407-823-3000; are: Monday/Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday/Wednesday/
E-mail: email@example.com; Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Central Campus Visit Experience
Florida coordinates the admission and enrollment of all undergradu- Information sessions and campus tours are available through our
ate first-time-in-college, transfer, non-degree, and non-Florida SUS “Campus Visit Experience”. All freshmen (First-Time-In-College: FTIC)
transient students to the Orlando, Daytona, South Lake and Cocoa and transfer prospective students and their families are encouraged
campuses. The office’s primary mission is to identify, attract, and to participate. The Campus Visit Experience, which includes both an
enroll talented, diverse, and academically qualified students who will information session and tour of the campus, begins at the University
contribute to, achieve growth and success at, and benefit from attend- Welcome Center at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday,
ing the University of Central Florida. except holidays. Reservations can be made by visiting our Web site
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions seeks to attract students at http://www.admissions.ucf.edu. Group tours of up to 80 or special
who are motivated, creative, and committed to academic excellence. requests may be accommodated and can be requested by visiting our
The office will accomplish this through personal contacts, strategic Web site.
communication, information management, and targeted recruitment. Meetings with admissions representatives to discuss particular con-
The office is dedicated to providing quality customer service through cerns about admission to the University are available. You may
effective teamwork and through the development of collaborative part- contact the Undergraduate Admissions office at 407-823-3000 or visit
nerships with both internal and external communities. us at our Web site. Information sessions and campus tours are also
The office administers several programs for prospective students and available for students interested in our Rosen College of Hospitality
parents, including daily tours and information sessions, open houses, Management on International Drive. Please contact them at 407-903-
area receptions for admitted students, and high school and commu- 8000 for further information.
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 31 Undergraduate Catalog 2010-2011
Transfer and Transition Services
Application for Admission Orientation
All interested applicants should complete the University of All first-time undergraduate degree-seeking students are required
Central Florida “Undergraduate Admissions Application” online at to attend orientation prior to enrollment. Orientation information is
http://www.admissions.ucf.edu and submit the $30 (in U.S. Currency), mailed to all students offered admission to the University or may be
non-refundable application fee. Students should apply several viewed on the Web site at http://fye.ucf.edu/.
months in advance of an anticipated start date. Questions concern-
ing admission requirements and applications can be forwarded to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission Categories
Students may submit applications to the University for one of the fol-
Applications for admission can be submitted up to several months prior lowing categories:
to the start of the term desired. The priority application deadlines are A. Freshman (First-Time-In-College: FTIC)
May 1 for the Fall semester (July 1 for Transfer students), November B. Dual Enrollment (includes early admission and dual
1 for the Spring semester, and March 1 for the Summer term. The enrollment, on- or off-campus)
priority deadline for most financial assistance and scholarships is C. Transfer
March 1. Information and an application for University housing can be D. Second Bachelor’s Degree
found at http://www.housing.ucf.edu. Requests for housing are sub- E. Transient (one term enrollment only, not from a
sequently reviewed by date of the receipt of the housing application.
Florida public university)
The University encourages applications from qualified persons F. Limited Non-Degree Seeking
of both sexes, all ages, and from all cultural, racial, religious, and Upper Division Transfer students may also apply to one of many
ethnic groups. The University does not discriminate on the basis Regional Campus sites. Please refer to the application.
of disability for admission.
Applicants should understand that this Undergraduate Catalog out- Freshman Applicants
lines minimum requirements to be considered for admission and that Any FTIC student who meets Department of Education minimum
admission to the University is selective. The satisfaction of minimum admission requirements is encouraged to submit an application.
requirements does not guarantee admission. Conversely, Florida Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee admis-
Department of Education policy allows the University to admit students sion. The University will do everything possible to admit all qualified
to any semester as exceptions to the minimum requirements. The applicants who apply by the priority deadline date. If the number of
Undergraduate Admissions Office and the Admissions and Standards qualified applicants exceeds the number the University is permit-
Committee are responsible for the admission of all undergraduate ted to enroll, admission will be on a selective basis. An applicant’s
students under this exceptions policy. total high school record (including grades, test scores, educational
Applicants must request that official transcripts from each educa- objective, quality of courses completed, counselor recommendations,
tional institution attended be forwarded directly to the Undergraduate essay, and personal achievements and honors) will be considered in
Admissions Office. To be considered official, all supporting admissions the selection process. The University reaffirms its Equal Educational
documents must be received directly from the issuing institution or Opportunity (EEO) commitments and seeks to increase diversity
testing agency. All final supporting documents (official transcripts among the student body.
and test scores) must be received by Undergraduate Admissions High School Diploma
no later than 6 days after the first day of classes.
Freshmen who are applying for admission to the University are
Note: Furnishing false or fraudulent statements in connection with an required to have a standard high school diploma or a General
application for admission or residency affidavit may result in disciplin- Equivalency Diploma (GED).
ary action, denial of admission, loss of financial aid, and invalidation
of credits or degrees earned. Entrance Examination Scores
Those enrolled students who have not submitted official completed All applicants for admission must submit test scores from the SAT
records by the deadline will be placed on administrative hold. Students Reasoning Test or the ACT. In addition, any student whose native
with these incomplete records will not be permitted to register for a language is not English may be required to submit a Test of English
future term until all official transcripts and other required documenta- as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or an International English Language
tion have been received. If, upon review of final transcripts, student Testing System (IELTS) score.
records are not satisfactory, they may be placed on academic proba- High School Academic Units and Grade Point Average
tion, have their admission status revoked, changed to non-degree or All applicants must have earned a minimum number of high school
transient status, may become ineligible for financial assistance, and academic units (year-long courses that are not remedial in nature)
may, in some cases, be withdrawn from the University. In addition to to be considered for admission. A grade point average (GPA) will
the required documentation mentioned above, students must have a be computed only on academic courses. Grades in International
satisfactory conduct record at all schools attended. Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP), Cambridge Advanced
International Certificate of Education (AICE), honors and dual enroll-
Reactivation ment courses will be given additional weight in the computation of the
Students who have submitted an application for admission to UCF as academic GPA. The high school academic unit requirements are as
a degree-seeking student and do not attend, may reactivate the origi- follows:
nal application within one year of the term for which they first applied.
To update the application, students should complete the Reactivation Academic Subjects Units Required
Form online at English (three of which must have included
https://www.admissions.mca.ucf.edu/secure/react_app_login.asp by substantial writing) 4
the published application deadline date. This process reactivates Mathematics (at or above the Algebra I level) 4
the application only; additional official credentials may be required. Natural Science (two of which must have
Admission for one term does not guarantee admission for a future included substantial laboratory requirements) 3
term. Social Science (included: history, civics,
political science, economics, sociology,
Limited Access Programs
psychology, and geography) 3
Foreign Language (both credits must be in
Admission to the University does not guarantee admission to a limited the same language) 2
access program. Some majors at the University limit the number of Additional academic electives from the above five
students who may enroll. Limited access status occurs when student subject areas and courses recommended by the
demand exceeds available resources (e.g., faculty, instructional Florida Assn. of School Administrators, or other
facilities, equipment) or when specific accrediting requirements apply. groups, and courses recommended by the
Criteria for admission are selective and include: indicators of abil- Articulation Committee and approved by the
ity and indicators of performance, creativity, or talent to complete Department of Education 2
required work within the program.
Total Units 18
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 32 Undergraduate Catalog 2010-2011
Transfer and Transition Services
Applicant Eligibility Transfer Applicants
All applicants must meet the following Department of Education UCF welcomes transfer applications to the University. Students
(DOE) minimum eligibility index standards to be considered for should apply online at http://www.admissions.ucf.edu and arrange
Admission: to have official transcripts sent from all colleges attended. The
If the High School GPA is: Minimum test scores must be: Undergraduate Admissions Office computes a grade point average
HS GPA SAT or ACT (GPA) for each institution attended, as well as a cumulative GPA on
all college courses attempted. This computation does recognize plus
2.0 1680 25 or minus grades effective Fall 2001, but only recognizes grade forgive-
2.1 1620 24 ness when it is used as part of an awarded State articulated Associate
2.2 1620 24 in Science degree or an Associate in Arts degree from a Florida pub-
2.3 1560 23 lic community college, Florida public state college, or Florida public
2.4 1510 22 university. Applicants must have a current minimum GPA of 2.0, and
must have a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.0 and be in good standing
2.5 1450 21
as a degree seeking student at the last institution attended to be con-
2.6 1450 21 sidered for admission to UCF. Meeting these minimum requirements
2.7 1450 21 does not guarantee admission.
2.8 1450 21
Transfer students are required to complete, at least, 30 hours in resi-
2.9 1390 20 dence at UCF to earn a bachelor’s degree. In addition, students must
3.0 * * complete 48 hours in residence at UCF to be eligible to receive bac-
*No minimum score required. calaureate honors recognition at the time of graduation.
Each State university reserves the right under DOE rule (6C6.002) to Transfer students are encouraged to review the current edition of
establish admission criteria that exceed DOE minimums. UCF’s “Transfer Counseling Manual” available in Florida public com-
Admission to the University is limited by space availability. The munity college counseling offices. The manual provides the recom-
degree of competition for space depends on the number and mended community college course requirements for all majors as well
qualifications of those who apply for admission. To increase as other helpful information.
the chance of admission, high school students should present Transfer Applicants With Fewer Than 60 Credit Hours
credentials that are stronger than the minimum requirements for
All college transfer applicants with fewer than 60 credit hours of
consideration as listed above. If the number of qualified applicants
acceptable credit must minimally meet freshman high school unit
exceeds the number that the University is able to enroll, a waiting
entrance requirements, the high school academic GPA, and minimum
list will be established.
SAT or ACT scores; have at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 system for all
A student applying for admission who does not meet established
college-level academic courses attempted; and be in good standing
requirements may bring to the University other important attri-
(minimum 2.0 GPA) and eligible to return as a degree-seeking student
butes or special talents and may be admitted if, upon appeal and
to the last institution attended. Meeting these minimum requirements
in the judgment of the Admissions and Standards Committee,
does not guarantee admission.
the student can be expected to do successful academic work.
The University will provide appropriate advising for each student Transfer Applicants With an A.A. Degree From a
admitted under this alternative. Florida Public Institution
Students who have been enrolled in dual enrollment courses will Admission of Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree graduates from Florida
be required to have a minimum “C” average (2.0 GPA) for all public community colleges, Florida public state colleges, and Florida
completed dual enrollment course work. state universities will be governed by the Articulation Agreement
A student must have two years of one foreign language in high between the state universities and public community colleges of
school or the equivalent (minimum eight credit hours) at the post- Florida, as approved by the State Department of Education. The
secondary level, to be offered admission. agreement states that except for limited access programs, admission
as a junior to the upper division of the University shall be granted to
Dual Enrollment Applicants any graduate of a state-approved Florida community college or State
High School students who have demonstrated exceptional academic University System institution who transfers directly to UCF (see Rule
ability may be permitted to enroll as University students while complet- 6A-10.024), who has completed the university parallel program; and
ing their high school programs. There are three types of dual enroll- who has received the Associate in Arts degree, which includes all of
ment programs: the following:
1. Early Admission is for students who have completed their junior least 60 credit hours of academic work exclusive of occupa-
year in high school and would like to enroll at the University as full-time tional courses and basic required physical education courses;
students for their senior year of high school. Students must submit an approved general education program of at least 36 credit
application for admission by the published application deadline date. hours;
In addition, the following information is required:
GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 system for all college-level academ-
official copy of high school transcript(s); ic courses attempted. (Only the final grade received in courses
official copy of SAT Reasoning Test or ACT; repeated by the student shall be used in computing the average.);
written letter of recommendation from high school counselor or and,
school district permission form; and,
One year of college instruction in a single foreign language. (This
written permission from parents or legal guardian. requirement applies to those students without the required two
2. Dual Enrollment On-Campus is for students who desire to dual units of foreign language in high school.) Students who receive an
enroll on a part-time basis, taking one or two courses on campus, Associate in Arts degree from a Florida public community college
while completing their high school course work. Students must submit or university prior to September 1, 1989, but who have not met the
an application for admission by the published application deadline foreign language requirement may be admitted to the University
date, as well as all items listed above. Additional documentation may on a provisional basis.
Any student admitted without two years of one foreign language in
3. Dual Enrollment Off-Campus is for students whose high schools high school or the equivalent (minimum eight credit hours) of such
sponsor on-site courses at specific high schools. Students earn both instruction at the post-secondary level, must satisfy the admission
high school and college credit for successful completion of course requirement prior to graduation. Florida Community College Associate
work. Each respective high school selects students who are eligible in Arts graduates are guaranteed the following rights under the
to participate in these programs. Contact your high school guidance Statewide Articulation Agreement (State Board of Education Rule
office for detailed information. 6A-10.024):
1. Admission to one of the eleven state universities, except to “lim-
ited access” programs (programs that have additional admission
2. Acceptance of at least 60 credit hours by the state universities
toward the baccalaureate degree;
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Transfer and Transition Services
3. Transfer of equivalent courses under the statewide Course Continuing Education
Numbering System; Regional Campuses
4. Acceptance by the state universities of credit earned in acceler- Off-campus credit
Teacher Certification or re-certification
ated programs (e.g., CLEP, AP, PEP, Dual Enrollment, Early
Admission, and International Baccalaureate); Students registering for classes in the Limited Non-Degree Seeking
5. No additional General Education Core requirements; status are subject to the following regulations:
6. Advanced knowledge of selection criteria for limited access pro- 1. Students are required to provide evidence of their educational
grams; and qualifications for attending classes in order to meet the intent of
7. Equal opportunity with native university students to enter limited this enrollment classification;
programs. 2. Students who have been previously denied admission or disquali-
Should any guarantee be denied, students have the right of appeal fied for enrollment are not eligible;
through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Admissions 3. Non-degree-seeking students are subject to the same rules and
and Standards Committee. regulations as degree-seeking students;
Transfer Applicants - More Than 60 Hours, Have Not Received an 4. Registration is permitted on a space-available basis;
A.A. Degree From a Florida Public Institution 5. A maximum of 15 undergraduate credit hours or 6 graduate
credit hours may be earned as a limited non-degree seeking
Undergraduate transfer applicants who desire to be admitted as upper
division students must have met, at least, all of the following require- student;
ments: 6. International students may not register as non-degree-seeking
A minimum of a 2.0 GPA and 60 credit hours of academic course since immigration regulations prevent foreign nationals from
work; enrolling without admission to a degree or certificate program;
The English and Mathematics requirements of the Gordon Rule;
7. Limited Non-degree students are not eligible to receive financial
aid nor to participate in intercollegiate sports; and,
8. Students must complete a Limited Non-Degree Seeking Status
A minimum of eight credit hours of college instruction in a single
foreign language. This requirement applies to those students
without the required two units of a single foreign language in high Students registering in this category should be aware of the limitations
school. of this status, and are encouraged to apply for regular admission to
Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee admis- the University.
Second Bachelor’s Degree Applicants
The University of Central Florida is authorized under federal law to
Second Bachelor’s Degree applications are processed by the enroll students on non-immigrant visas. All international candidates
Undergraduate Admissions Office or the Registrar’s Office. Guidelines applying for admission to UCF must submit a University of Central
for which office students should make application to are outlined as Florida “Undergraduate Admissions Application,” or apply online at
follows: http://www.admissions.ucf.edu. Because of additional processing
Students who have never attended the University of Central time needed for non-immigrant students joining UCF on F-1 or J-1
Florida as degree seeking undergraduate students must apply to Visas, those students should submit the application and all required
the Undergraduate Admissions Office. Students should com- academic documentation by the international admissions deadlines.
plete the regular undergraduate admissions application. These students must also complete and submit the required financial
Students who have attended the University of Central Florida as and immigration documents by the deadline. The deadlines for Fall
a degree-seeking undergraduate student should apply through the semester are March 1; for Spring semester, September 1, and for
Registrar’s Office. These students complete the “Readmission Summer term, January 1.
Application” form. Submit the completed UCF admissions application form with the
required $30.00 non-refundable application fee (check or money
Credits From a Previous Baccalaureate Degree order in U.S. currency). An online application is available on our
Graduates from other regionally-accredited four-year U.S. institutions Web site at http://www.admissions.ucf.edu.
who apply for admission to work toward a second undergraduate Students who attended an international secondary school that
degree must meet the regular requirements of the University (as
uses a grading and evaluation system different from the U.S.
defined in the “Undergraduate Degree Requirements” section of
this Undergraduate Catalog). Students must meet all transfer GPA system will need a document-by-document evaluation and a
requirements. A baccalaureate degree or higher from another accred- GPA computation of the secondary school record in English. This
ited four-year U.S. institution satisfies the General Education Program record, which should include performance evaluations, grades
requirements and also provides exemption from the foreign language for work completed over a period of at least three years, as well
requirements for admission and graduation. as any certificates earned, should be sent to one of the agencies
listed below. They will translate it if necessary, evaluate it, and
Transient Student Applicants then send their evaluation directly to UCF. A grade point average
A student in good standing with a minimum 2.0 GPA at the last should be calculated and must appear on this evaluation.
regionally-accredited institution attended who desires to enroll for one If the student has attended any international universities, an
term at UCF may be considered for admission as a transient student. English translation and evaluation of work completed at each
Such enrollment terminates at the end of one term and does not pre- institution will be necessary. Transcripts should be sent to one
suppose regular admission to the University. A transient student must of the agencies below for a course-by-course evaluation. Please
submit an official transcript from the last institution attended. Transient
note that if 60 or more credit hours have been earned at a post-
student applications must be received by the appropriate application
deadline. If a student’s last school of attendance is a Florida public secondary institution, it will not be necessary to submit the sec-
university, please refer to the “SUS Transient Students” section of this ondary school records.
Undergraduate Catalog. Transient students are not eligible to receive Results of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign
financial aid. Registration is permitted on a space-available basis. Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing
Meeting minimum GPA requirements does not guarantee admission. System) may be required of students whose first language is
not English. Information can be obtained from TOEFL, P.O.
Limited Non-Degree Seeking Applicants Box 6151, Princeton, New Jersey, 08541-6151 or IELTS,
This classification allows a student to enroll in selected courses when http://www.ielts.org/default.aspx.
the student may have no immediate intention of pursuing a degree Results of the SAT or ACT will be required if the student has
program. Most opportunities in this status will occur away from the earned less than 60 credit hours of college credit. Information
Orlando campus, for courses that are taught out of the regular semes- regarding these examinations may be obtained from the College
ter or term cycle, or for special programs mandated by the State of Board (SAT), P.O. Box 592, Princeton, NJ, 08540 or from ACT,
Florida. Successful completion of courses while in this classification P.O. Box 414, Iowa City, Iowa, 52243. While there are no specific
does not provide a basis for regular admission at a later date.
minimum score requirements on these examinations for admis-
Programs using the Limited Non-Degree Seeking status include: sion, they are used in conjunction with other required credentials,
High school Dual Enrollment and students should prepare sufficiently to achieve the highest
Soldiers-to-Scholars possible score on these exams.
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 34 Undergraduate Catalog 2010-2011
Transfer and Transition Services
Applicants must file a “Certification of Finances” form and supporting
Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting
financial documents indicating financial support to cover educational Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities and Accrediting
and other expenses for the first year of study with the International Commission for Junior Colleges.
Services Center. This form and other required documents must be
on file prior to the issuance of the I-20 or DS-2019 forms by the The accreditation status of all foreign institutions must be evaluated
University. through either Josef Silny and Associates, Inc. or World Education
Educational Translations and Evaluations All college level credits earned for which official transcripts have
Foreign diplomas must meet the requirements specified in Florida been submitted will be compiled into a “Transfer Summary Report”
Statutes, section 229.814. UCF will accept English translations and (TSR) soon after the student is offered admission. Some credits
evaluations of academic credit from these agencies: listed on the TSR may not be applicable toward graduation course
Josef Silny and Associates World Education Services requirements. The TSR will be the basis for constructing a Degree
7101 SW 102 Ave. P.O. Box 5087 Audit, which applies earned credits to the intended degree program.
Miami, FL 33173 Bowling Green Station The Degree Audit provides the student with an assessment of which
(305) 273-1616 New York, NY 10274 degree requirements have been met and what remains to be satisfied.
(212) 966-6311 Although all college-level course work transferred from a regionally
accredited institution is shown on the TSR and the UCF transcript,
applicability of the course toward a degree requirement is determined
Mandatory Health Insurance for International Students by the college/school/department of the major.
on F-1 and J-1 Visas
Each international student on an F-1 or J-1 visa offered admission General Education Transfer Credits
shall, prior to registration for classes, submit proof of required health Transfer students from Florida public community colleges or univer-
insurance coverage to UCF Health Services to comply with the State sities may satisfy the General Education Program requirements of
of Florida mandatory health insurance requirement for F-1 and J-1 UCF by completing the general education program prescribed by that
students. Minimum coverage limits are posted on the Health Services institution. Transfer applicants with incomplete general education pro-
Web site at http://www.hs.ucf.edu. Written proof of insurance must grams will have their credits evaluated on a course-by-course basis.
also be provided. If the insurance is issued by a foreign carrier or
underwriter, a statement must be provided in English to assure that Credits From Private and Out-of-State Institutions
the policy meets the State of Florida minimum levels of insurance Transfer credit from private junior and senior colleges and out-of-state
coverage. institutions will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis. Each stu-
dent must submit the necessary petition(s) to the appropriate office(s)
The University reserves the right to refuse registration to any interna-
to determine which courses will transfer with regard to degree progress
tional student on F-1 or J-1 visa who fails to comply with this insurance
at UCF. Transfer courses that meet the requirements of the General
requirement or who is unable to supply satisfactory proof of insurance.
Education Program and the Gordon Rule are determined through
The University also reserves the right to withdraw from classes any
the process described in the “Undergraduate Degree Requirements”
international student who fails to maintain insurance coverage, can-
chapter of this Undergraduate Catalog. Petition procedures vary by
cels insurance coverage while still enrolled as a student, or avoids in
college. Generally the petitioning of transfer courses for satisfaction of
any way the responsibility to comply with the insurance requirement.
college and major requirements should be done during the second full
For questions, call UCF Health Services at 407-823-3707 or go to their
term of the student’s residency at UCF, so that the accepted transfer
Web site noted above.
courses are understood clearly by the student and the faculty advisor
Non-Academic Admission Clearances early in the student’s tenure at UCF.
Florida Department of Education Rule 6C-6.001(2) authorizes univer-
sities to refuse admission to applicants due to past misconduct. The Credits From Military Service School Courses
University further requires the Vice President of Student Development Completed military service school courses may be evaluated on the
and Enrollment Services or his/her designee to review all applica- basis of the recommendations of the American Council of Education
tions disclosing information regarding any prior criminal conviction or (ACE) when official credentials have been properly presented. While
conduct problem at another institution and to make a decision as to credit may be granted when courses are equivalent to those offered
whether the admission of this applicant will be in the best interest of by the University, recommendations by the ACE are not binding upon
the University. This statement describes the procedure and assigns the University.
responsibility for the review of these applications for admission. Military credit is not accepted through transfer unless used as part of
Applicants who fail to disclose any prior criminal conviction or conduct an Associate in Arts degree from a Florida public community college.
problem at another institution and such fact is subsequently discov- Even though military records may have been evaluated by another
ered by the University, shall be denied admission or readmission, or regionally-accredited institution, it is important to have official cre-
may receive any other academic and/or disciplinary action prescribed dentials sent to UCF for evaluation. Credit is not awarded for basic
by the University, including but not limited to academic dismissal. training.
Transfer Credit: All Applicants Baccalaureate Honors
All grades from a regionally-accredited college or university in transfer Transfer students should be aware that eligibility for graduation with
courses that are normally part of a baccalaureate degree program are baccalaureate honors requires the completion of a minimum of 48
shown on the student’s permanent UCF record. Effective Fall 2001, credit hours at UCF and is based upon an overall grade point average.
the University recognizes a grading system of plus or minus. In addi- For more details, refer to ‘Academic Honors’ within the “Academic
tion, grade forgiveness is honored only if it has been awarded as part Regulations and Procedures” section of this Undergraduate Catalog.
of an AA or a specific statewide articulated AS degree from a Florida
public community college. Credit is not awarded based on job descrip-
tions, life experience, or course work that is non-academic.
For the purposes of this Undergraduate Catalog “Accredited
Institutions” means those colleges and universities accredited by any
of the following six regional associations:
New England Association of Schools and Colleges;
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary School,
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education;
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission
on Colleges and Universities;
Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools,
Commission on Higher Schools;
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 35 Undergraduate Catalog 2010-2011