How to transition into year 2 of your degree

Global UCF students choose from more than 90 undergraduate degrees. After you successfully complete your first year as a Global UCF student, you’ll transition into the second year of your degree.

See the information below to find out what specific requirements you need to meet in order to transition into the second year of your degree at UCF.

Questions? Contact your student services advisor if you have a question about transferring credits or progressing into a particular degree.

Progression Requirements

Program GPA required Classes required to complete before admission into degree program Additional requirements
College of Arts & Humanities
Art – Emerging Media Track 3.0 None Students must satisfactorily complete the mandatory portfolio review or portfolio application course, depending on track, before enrolling in any restricted electives.
Art – History Track 2.5 None None
Art – Studio Art Track 3.0 None Students must satisfactorily complete the mandatory portfolio review before enrolling in any upper division ART courses.
Art – Studio Track 2.5 None Students must satisfactorily complete the mandatory portfolio review before enrolling in any upper division ART courses.
Art – Visual Arts and Emerging Media Management 2.5 None None
Digital Media 2.5 None None
English – Creative Writing 2.5 None None
English – Literature 2.5 None None
English – Technical Communication 2.5 None None
Film 2.5 None Required fall term entrance. Portfolio required. Apply by December.
Film – Cinema Studies 2.5 None None
French 2.5 None Placement test.
History 2.5 None None
Humanities and Cultural Studies 2.5 None None
Latin American Studies 2.5 None None
Music 2.5 None Complete audition and keyboard placement examination (encouraged video audition).
Music Education 2.5 None Audition, memorization required for pianists and vocalists, accompanists provided for vocalists, candidate must bring audition music, large instruments provided, keyboard placement exam, interview.
Music – Jazz Studies Track 2.5 None Complete audition and keyboard placement examination (encouraged video audition).
Music – Music Composition Track 2.5 None Complete audition, keyboard placement examination (encouraged video audition), and a Professional Sequence Entrance Review.
Music – Music Performance Track 2.5 None Complete audition, keyboard placement examination (encouraged video audition), and a Professional Sequence Entrance Review.
Philosophy 2.5 None None
Religion and Cultural Studies 2.5 None None
Spanish 2.5 None Placement test.
Theatre – Acting Track 2.5 None Review by the college, audition, interview. Requires a fall semester start.
Theatre – Design and Technology Track 2.5 None Review by the college, portfolio, interview. Requires a fall semester start.
Theatre – Musical Theatre Track 2.5 None Review by the college, audition, interview, 3 letters of recommendation, résumé. Requires a fall semester start.
Theatre – Stage Management Track 2.5 None Review by the college, portfolio, interview. Requires a fall semester start.
Theatre Studies 2.5 None Interview, 3 letters of recommendation, a résumé, and transcripts.
College of Business Administration
Accounting 2.5 ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3411, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3131 None
Economics 2.5 None None
Economics, Business 2.5 ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3211, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3173 None
Finance 2.5 ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3211, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3173 None
Integrated Business 2.5 ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3211, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3173 None
Management 2.5 ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3211, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3173 None
Marketing 2.5 ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3211, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3173 None
Real Estate 2.5 ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3211, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3173 None
College of Education & Human Performance
Art Education 2.5 EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, ART 2300C, ART 2201C; ART 2301C, ARH 2050, ARH 2051, 6 hours of international or diversity focus or Foreign Language requirement, pass the General Knowledge Test. None
Early Childhood Development and Education Track 1: Education: Pre-Kindergarten – Primary (PK-3) 2.75 EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, 6 Hours of international or diversity focus or Foreign Language requirement, pass the General Knowledge Test. None
Early Childhood Development and Education Track 2: Early Childhood Development 2.75 EDF 2085, DEP 2004C None
English Language Arts Education 2.5 EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, LIT 2110, 6 Hours of international or diversity focus or Foreign Language requirement, pass the General Knowledge Test. None
Elementary Education 2.5 EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, 6 Hours of international or diversity focus or Foreign Language requirement, pass the General Knowledge Test. None
Mathematics Education 2.5 EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, MAC 2311, MAC 2312, MAC 2313, 6 Hours of international or diversity focus or Foreign Language requirement, pass the General Knowledge Test. None
Science Education – Biology 2.5 EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, BSC 2010C, BSC 2011C, MAC 2311C, CHM 2045C, CHM 2046, CHM 2046 L, 6 Hours of international or diversity focus or Foreign Language requirement, pass the General Knowledge Test. None
Science Education – Chemistry 2.5 EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, CHM 2045C, CHM 2046, CHM 2046 L, PHY 2053, 6 Hours of international or diversity focus or Foreign Language requirement, pass the General Knowledge Test. None
Science Education – Physics 2.5 EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, MAC 2311, MAC 2312, MAC 2313, PHY 2048C, PHY 2049C, CHM 2045C, CHM 2046, CHM 2046L, 6 Hours of international or diversity focus or Foreign Language requirement, pass the General Knowledge Test. None
Social Science Education 2.5 EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, AMH 2010, AMH 2020, POS 2041, PYS 2012, 6 Hours of international or diversity focus or Foreign Language requirement, pass the General Knowledge Test. None
Sport and Exercise Science 2.5 BSC 2010 None
Technical Education and Industry Training 2.5 None None
World Languages Education – French 2.5 EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, FRE 2201, FRE 3300, FRE 3420, FRW3100, 6 Hours of international or diversity focus or Foreign Language requirement, pass the General Knowledge Test. None
World Languages Education – Spanish 2.5 EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, FRE 2201, SPN 3300, SPN 3420, SPW 3100, 6 Hours of international or diversity focus or Foreign Language requirement, pass the General Knowledge Test. None
College of Engineering & Computer Science
Aerospace Engineering 2.5 CHM2045C or CHS1440 Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C, and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Civil Engineering 2.5 CHS1140, or CHM2045C & CHM2041 Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C, and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Computer Engineering 2.5 CHS1140, or CHM2045C & CHM2041 Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C, and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Computer Sciences 2.5 None Grade of “C” or better in all courses.
Construction Engineering 2.5 CHS1440 or CHM2045C or CHM2040 & CHM2041 Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Electrical Engineering 2.5 CHS1440 or CHM2045C or CHM2040 & CHM2041 Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Environmental Engineering 2.5 CHM2045C or CHM2040 & CHM2041 Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Industrial Engineering 2.5 CHM2045C or CHS1440 Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Information Technology 2.5 None None
Mechanical Engineering 2.5 CHM2045C or CHS1440 Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
College of Health & Public Affairs
Athletic Training 2.75 BSC 2010, ZOO 3733, PCB, 3703, HUB 2201, STA 2023, PSY 2012 Separate application to the program, consent from Program Director; 100 hours of working/volunteering/shadowing licensed certified athletic trainer.
Communication Sciences and Disorders 2.5 None Criminal background check
Criminal Justice 3 ENC1101 or ENC1102 Grade of “B” or better in ENC1101 or ENC1102 (or writing sample if not met)
Health Informatics and Information Management 2.5 ZOO 3733, PCB 3703C, CGS 2100, ACG 2071, ACG 2021 Separate application to the program, completion of the GEP, Foreign Language requirement and the Common Program Prerequisite requirements.
Health Sciences Pre-clinical Track 2.5 None None
Health Services Administration 2.5 None None
Public Administration 2.5 None None
Social Work 2.5 POS 2041, BSC 1005, PSY 2012, SYG 2000, ECO 2023 Separate application to the program.
College of Medicine
Biochemistry 2.5 None None
Biomedical Sciences 2.5 None None
Biomedical Sciences Pre-Clinical Track 2.5 None None
Biotechnology 2.5 None None
Medical Laboratory Sciences 2.5 BSC 2010, STA 2023, Z00 3733, MCB 3020, PCB 3703 Application has to be sent during the spring term of the year seeking admission to the program.
College of Nursing
Nursing 3 CHM 1031, MCB2004, ZOO 3733, PCB 3733, PSY 2012 or SYG 2000, DEP 2004, HUN 3001 Nursing test, receive score higher than predetermined cut off; criminal background check.
Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Entertainment Management 2.5 None None
Event Management 2.5 None None
Hospitality Management 2.5 None None
Restaurant & Foodservice Management 2.5 None None
College of Sciences
Anthropology 2.5 None None
Biology 2.5 None None
Chemistry 2.5 None None
Forensic Sciences 2.5 None None
Mathematics 2.5 None None
Physics 2.5 None None
Political Sciences 2.5 None None
Psychology 2.5 None None
Sociology 2.5 None None
Statistics 2.5 None None
Nicholson School of Communication
Advertising/Public Relations 3.4 None Grade of “C” or better in ADV3008 or PUR4000 and grade of “B” or better in ENC 1101, ENC 1102 or Grammar Proficiency Test.
Communication and Conflict 2.5 None None
Human Communication 2.5 None None
Journalism 2.5 None A minimum GPA does not guarantee admission. Submit previously published journalistic work, meet with the advisor. Grade of “A” or better in: ENC 1101, ENC 1102 or Grammar Proficiency Test.
Radio/TV 2.5 None A minimum GPA does not guarantee admission, meet with the advisor. Grade of “B” or better in ENC 1101, ENC 1102, or Grammar Proficiency Test.
College of Optics & Photonics
Photonic Science and Engineering 2.5 CHS1440 or CHM2045C None
Interdisciplinary Studies
Environmental Studies 2.5 None None
Interdisciplinary Studies 2.5 None None
Women’s Studies 2.5 None None

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