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

ProgramGPA requiredClasses required to complete before admission into degree programAdditional requirements
College of Arts & Humanities
Art – Emerging Media Track3.0NoneStudents must satisfactorily complete the mandatory portfolio review or portfolio application course, depending on track, before enrolling in any restricted electives.
Art – History Track2.5NoneNone
Art – Studio Art Track3.0NoneStudents must satisfactorily complete the mandatory portfolio review before enrolling in any upper division ART courses.
Art – Studio Track2.5NoneStudents must satisfactorily complete the mandatory portfolio review before enrolling in any upper division ART courses.
Art – Visual Arts and Emerging Media Management2.5NoneNone
Digital Media2.5NoneNone
English – Creative Writing2.5NoneNone
English – Literature2.5NoneNone
English – Technical Communication2.5NoneNone
Film2.5NoneRequired fall term entrance. Portfolio required. Apply by December.
Film – Cinema Studies2.5NoneNone
French2.5NonePlacement test.
History2.5NoneNone
Humanities and Cultural Studies2.5NoneNone
Latin American Studies2.5NoneNone
Music2.5NoneComplete audition and keyboard placement examination (encouraged video audition).
Music Education2.5NoneAudition, 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 Track2.5NoneComplete audition and keyboard placement examination (encouraged video audition).
Music – Music Composition Track2.5NoneComplete audition, keyboard placement examination (encouraged video audition), and a Professional Sequence Entrance Review.
Music – Music Performance Track2.5NoneComplete audition, keyboard placement examination (encouraged video audition), and a Professional Sequence Entrance Review.
Philosophy2.5NoneNone
Religion and Cultural Studies2.5NoneNone
Spanish2.5NonePlacement test.
Theatre – Acting Track2.5NoneReview by the college, audition, interview. Requires a fall semester start.
Theatre – Design and Technology Track2.5NoneReview by the college, portfolio, interview. Requires a fall semester start.
Theatre – Musical Theatre Track2.5NoneReview by the college, audition, interview, 3 letters of recommendation, résumé. Requires a fall semester start.
Theatre – Stage Management Track2.5NoneReview by the college, portfolio, interview. Requires a fall semester start.
Theatre Studies2.5NoneInterview, 3 letters of recommendation, a résumé, and transcripts.
College of Business Administration
Accounting2.5ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3411, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3131None
Economics2.5NoneNone
Economics, Business2.5ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3211, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3173None
Finance2.5ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3211, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3173None
Integrated Business2.5ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3211, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3173None
Management2.5ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3211, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3173None
Marketing2.5ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3211, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3173None
Real Estate2.5ACG 20221, ACG 2071, CGS 2100, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ECO 3211, MAR 3023, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, ACG 3173None
College of Education & Human Performance
Art Education2.5EDF 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)2.75EDF 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 Development2.75EDF 2085, DEP 2004CNone
English Language Arts Education2.5EDF 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 Education2.5EDF 2005, EDF 2085, EME 2040, 6 Hours of international or diversity focus or Foreign Language requirement, pass the General Knowledge Test.None
Mathematics Education2.5EDF 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 – Biology2.5EDF 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 – Chemistry2.5EDF 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 – Physics2.5EDF 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 Education2.5EDF 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 Science2.5BSC 2010None
Technical Education and Industry Training2.5NoneNone
World Languages Education – French2.5EDF 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 – Spanish2.5EDF 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 Engineering2.5CHM2045C or CHS1440Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C, and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Civil Engineering2.5CHS1140, or CHM2045C & CHM2041Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C, and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Computer Engineering2.5CHS1140, or CHM2045C & CHM2041Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C, and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Computer Sciences2.5NoneGrade of “C” or better in all courses.
Construction Engineering2.5CHS1440 or CHM2045C or CHM2040 & CHM2041Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Electrical Engineering2.5CHS1440 or CHM2045C or CHM2040 & CHM2041Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Environmental Engineering2.5CHM2045C or CHM2040 & CHM2041Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Industrial Engineering2.5CHM2045C or CHS1440Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
Information Technology2.5NoneNone
Mechanical Engineering2.5CHM2045C or CHS1440Grade of “C” or better in MAC 2311C, MAC 2312, PHY 2048C and CHM 2045C or CHS 1440.
College of Health & Public Affairs
Athletic Training2.75BSC 2010, ZOO 3733, PCB, 3703, HUB 2201, STA 2023, PSY 2012Separate application to the program, consent from Program Director; 100 hours of working/volunteering/shadowing licensed certified athletic trainer.
Communication Sciences and Disorders2.5NoneCriminal background check
Criminal Justice3ENC1101 or ENC1102Grade of “B” or better in ENC1101 or ENC1102 (or writing sample if not met)
Health Informatics and Information Management2.5ZOO 3733, PCB 3703C, CGS 2100, ACG 2071, ACG 2021Separate application to the program, completion of the GEP, Foreign Language requirement and the Common Program Prerequisite requirements.
Health Sciences Pre-clinical Track2.5NoneNone
Health Services Administration2.5NoneNone
Public Administration2.5NoneNone
Social Work2.5POS 2041, BSC 1005, PSY 2012, SYG 2000, ECO 2023Separate application to the program.
College of Medicine
Biochemistry2.5NoneNone
Biomedical Sciences2.5NoneNone
Biomedical Sciences Pre-Clinical Track2.5NoneNone
Biotechnology2.5NoneNone
Medical Laboratory Sciences2.5BSC 2010, STA 2023, Z00 3733, MCB 3020, PCB 3703Application has to be sent during the spring term of the year seeking admission to the program.
College of Nursing
Nursing3CHM 1031, MCB2004, ZOO 3733, PCB 3733, PSY 2012 or SYG 2000, DEP 2004, HUN 3001Nursing test, receive score higher than predetermined cut off; criminal background check.
Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Entertainment Management2.5NoneNone
Event Management2.5NoneNone
Hospitality Management2.5NoneNone
Restaurant & Foodservice Management2.5NoneNone
College of Sciences
Anthropology2.5NoneNone
Biology2.5NoneNone
Chemistry2.5NoneNone
Forensic Sciences2.5NoneNone
Mathematics2.5NoneNone
Physics2.5NoneNone
Political Sciences2.5NoneNone
Psychology2.5NoneNone
Sociology2.5NoneNone
Statistics2.5NoneNone
Nicholson School of Communication
Advertising/Public Relations3.4NoneGrade 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 Conflict2.5NoneNone
Human Communication2.5NoneNone
Journalism2.5NoneA 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/TV2.5NoneA 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 Engineering2.5CHS1440 or CHM2045CNone
Interdisciplinary Studies
Environmental Studies2.5NoneNone
Interdisciplinary Studies2.5NoneNone
Women’s Studies2.5NoneNone

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