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Bachelor Program Options

Program Description: The Bachelor of Science in Education Exceptional Student Education is eligible for a Florida Professional Certification in ESE K-12, Reading, and ESOL-English to Speakers of Other Languages. The B.S. in ESE is designed to qualify its graduates to teach ESE placements for inclusive and self-contained settings in grades K-12. 

Admission to Broward College does not constitute admission to the Teacher Education Program; a supplemental application is also required. Students must meet all Teacher Education Program admission requirements before acceptance into the program. In addition to the required coursework, students must pass the Florida Teacher Certification Exams. Students desiring to enter a general education classroom at the elementary school level may complete this program and take an optional subject area exam in Elementary Education K-6.

The Bachelor of Science in Education uses a 2+2 model requiring the completion of an Associate of Arts Degree, from a regionally accredited college or university for entry into the program; these must include 36 hours of General Education Core Requirements, as well as the lower division requirement course: EDF 1005 Introduction to the Teaching Profession.

Once accepted into the Teacher Education Program, you can receive your bachelor's degree in education in as little as two years, or five semesters.  Morning, afternoon, and evening classes are offered on all three Broward College campuses: North, Central, and South.  Blended and fully online classes are limited and also available. 

Graduation Requirements: To graduate students must successfully demonstrate the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices, GPA 2.5 or above, completion of required field hours, and passing scores on all three Florida Teacher Certification Exams.

Admission requirements are subject to change.  It is the applicants responsibility to ensure that he/she has met all requirements for admission.

Program Description: The Bachelor of Science in Education for Middle Grades Mathematics Education (BS in Math 5-9) is designed to qualify its graduates to teach math in grades 5-9.  

Admission to Broward College does not constitute admission to the Teacher Education Program; a supplemental application is also required. Students must meet all Teacher Education Program admission requirements before acceptance into the program. In addition to the required coursework, students must pass the Florida Teacher Certification Exams. .

The Bachelor of Science in Education uses a 2+2 model requiring the completion of an Associate of Arts Degree, from a regionally accredited college or university for entry into the program; these must include 36 hours of General Education Core Requirements as well as math pre-requisites, up to four math pre-requisites may be outstanding prior to admission.

Once accepted into the Teacher Education Program, you can receive your bachelor's degree in education in as little as two years, or five semesters.  Morning, afternoon, and evening classes are offered on all three Broward College campuses: North, Central, and South.  Blended and fully online classes are limited and also available. 

Graduation Requirements: To graduate students must successfully demonstrate the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices, GPA 2.5 or above, completion of required field hours, and passing scores on all three Florida Teacher Certification Exams.

*Admission requirements are subject to change.  It is the applicants responsibility to ensure that he/she has met all requirements for admission.

Program Description: The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Mathematics Education is eligible for a Florida Professional Certification in Math Grades 6-12. 

Admission to Broward College does not constitute admission to the Teacher Education Program; a supplemental application is also required. Students must meet all Teacher Education Program admission requirements before acceptance into the program. In addition to the required coursework, students must pass the Florida Teacher Certification Exams. 

The Bachelor of Science in Education uses a 2+2 model requiring the completion of an Associate of Arts Degree, from a regionally accredited college or university for entry into the program; these must include 36 hours of General Education Core Requirements, lower division math pre-requisites up to 4 pre-requisites may be outstanding prior to admission.

Once accepted into the Teacher Education Program, you can receive your bachelor's degree in education in as little as two years, or five semesters.  Morning, afternoon, and evening classes are offered on all three Broward College campuses: North, Central, and South.  Blended and fully online classes are limited and also available. 

Graduation Requirements: To graduate students must successfully demonstrate the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices, GPA 2.5 or above, completion of required field hours, and passing scores on all three Florida Teacher Certification Exams.

*Admission requirements are subject to change.  It is the applicants responsibility to ensure that he/she has met all requirements for admission.

Program Description: The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Biology grades 6-12 is designed to qualify its graduates to teach Biology in grades 6-12. 

Admission to Broward College does not constitute admission to the Teacher Education Program; a supplemental application is also required. Students must meet all Teacher Education Program admission requirements before acceptance into the program. In addition to the required coursework, students must pass the Florida Teacher Certification Exams. .

The Bachelor of Science in Education uses a 2+2 model requiring the completion of an Associate of Arts Degree, from a regionally accredited college or university for entry into the program; these must include 36 hours of General Education Core Requirements as well as science pre-requisites, up to four science pre-requisites may be outstanding prior to admission.

Once accepted into the Teacher Education Program, you can receive your bachelor's degree in education in as little as two years, or five semesters.  Morning, afternoon, and evening classes are offered on all three Broward College campuses: North, Central, and South.  Blended and fully online classes are limited and also available. 

Graduation Requirements: To graduate students must successfully demonstrate the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices, GPA 2.5 or above, completion of required field hours, and passing scores on all three Florida Teacher Certification Exams.

*Admission requirements are subject to change.  It is the applicants responsibility to ensure that he/she has met all requirements for admission.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Broward College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Broward College.

FAQs - Bachelor of Science - Education

Passing General Knowledge Exam scores:

The General Knowledge Exam (GKE) must be taken and at least ONE section passed in order to begin classes in the TEP. To register for the exam please visit www.fl.nesinc.com. Be sure to sign up for all four parts of the exam (English, Reading, Math, and the Essay) and list Broward College as a recipient of the scores. You take the test on the computer through the Pearson Testing Centers. Please send a copy of your GKE Registration Ticket and/or unofficial GKE scores to cumana@broward.edu for verification of registration or your official score report if you have already taken the exam.    

Letter of Recommendation:

A letter of recommendation from an educational, personal, or professional reference is required.

Associate of Arts Degree (to include 36 credits of general education coursework):

Applicants to the TEP must have an AA degree from a regionally accredited institution to include 36 credits of general education coursework. Students who are completing the AA degree in Spring or Summer are eligible for Fall admission, but may not be fully admitted to the program until the AA degree posts on the college transcript.

2.5 GPA: Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA on all general education coursework to be considered for the TEP.

Pre-requisite coursework: Students applying for the TEP must complete the appropriate pre-requisite coursework specific to the desired degree. All degree programs in the TEP require three lower division education courses: EDF1005 required, EDF2085, and EME2040 are suggested electives.  Science and Mathematics education bachelor programs require additional pre-requisite coursework. . 

Foreign Language requirement: Students are required to have two years (two full credits) of sequential foreign language studies from high school or eight semester credit hours at the college level.  Students may also choose to take the computer-based CLEP exam on select for foreign languages (French, German, and Spanish). 

To apply to the Teacher Education Program at Broward College you must complete the following:

Broward College Application: Complete a credit applicati​on for Broward College.

TEP Supplemental Application: Complete a free TEP Supplemental Application.

Submit the following documents:

  • Passing scores for at least ONE portion of the General Knowledge Exam (GKE)
  • One letter of recommendation from an educational, personal, or professional reference.
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended to any Broward College Admissions department.
  • Submit high school transcripts to the Teacher Education Program department (if completed foreign language credits in high school).
Meet the final approval of the TEP Admissions Committee.

Yes, students in Broward College's Teacher Education Program are eligible for all financial aid through the Financial Aid department at Broward College. Students who are fully admitted into the Teacher Education Program are eligible for the Bachelor's Degree Scholarship. Fully admitted students are also eligible for the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers Scholarship.

Yes, Broward College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

​EDF1005, MAC1105, MAC1114, MAC1140, MAC2311, STA2023 are required for admission into this program.  Students may be provisionally admitted with up to four pending pre-requisite courses.  Students may complete pending pre-requisites one admitted into the Bachelor's program. 

EDF1005, MAC1105, MAC1114, MAC1140, MAC2311, MAC2312, and STA2023 are required for admission into this program.  Students may be provisionally admitted with up to four pending pre-requisite courses.  Students may complete pending pre-requisites one admitted into the Bachelor's program. 

​EDF1005, BSC2010/L, BSC2011/L, CHM1045/L, CHM1046/L are required for admission into this program.  Students may be provisionally admitted with up to four pending pre-requisite courses.  Students may complete pending pre-requisites one admitted into the Bachelor's program.