Exceptional Student Education

Department of Child, Family, and Community Sciences

Bachelor’s Degree Program

Exceptional Student Education, B.S.

The Exceptional Student Education B.S. provides students a community-embedded teacher preparation program that culminates in certification in Exceptional Student Education K-12 with Reading and ESOL endorsements. The Exceptional Student Education program is appropriate for students interested in employment in K-12 settings working with students with disabilities. Exceptional Education is a critical shortage area and students may be eligible for funding under the TEACH grant. Information can be found at finaid.ucf.edu.


Exceptional Student Education, Undergraduate Minor

The Exceptional Student Education minor is intended to provide a limited, but substantive experience in the fields of education and exceptional children. The minor does not lead to teacher certification nor admission to the College of Education and Human Performance. The minor is appropriate for students who are seeking an enhanced understanding of education or are considering a career in the fields of education or exceptional education. This minor will strengthen the marketability of the student’s major program. This minor is available for students in the 2001 catalog year and beyond.