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Office of Undergraduate Studies

The Office of Undergraduate Studies (UGS) works in partnership with the academic colleges in the development, review and enhancement of the undergraduate programs to assist faculty to provide outstanding undergraduate education for students. The members of the UGS team work with faculty to establish and administer academic policies, assist with undergraduate curriculum development and review, and support proposals for new and revised programs and courses through the various approval processes. In addition to assisting with the academic programs offered by the colleges, Undergraduate Studies offers a number of academic programs:

Undergraduate Studies provides strong set of Student Success programs designed to make it more likely that students will successfully navigate the complexities of the transition to college and the baccalaureate experience. (It integrates academic endeavors with meaningful experiences within myriad student development programs.) Together, they aim to provide coordinated opportunities for students to develop their identities and intellectual competencies for successful careers and lifelong learning. Those services include:

Revisions to the Statewide General Education Requirements

During the 2013 Florida legislative session, the Florida legislature voted to make changes to the general education requirements (http://www.fldoe.org/policy/articulation/general-edu-core-course-options.stml).

Beginning with students initially entering a Florida College System or Florida State University System institution in 2015/2016 and thereafter, students will be required to:

Complete 15 hours of the 36 required credit hours of general education coursework from among a list of course options in the subject areas of communication, mathematics, social sciences, humanities and natural sciences. Students must complete one course from each subject area.

Last Updated > March 20, 2015

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