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Title: University record
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00075594/00062
 Material Information
Title: University record
Uniform Title: University record (Gainesville, Fla.)
Physical Description: v. : ; 24 cm.
Language: English
Creator: University of the State of Florida
University of Florida
Publisher: University of the State of Florida
Place of Publication: Lake city Fla
Publication Date: 1906-
Frequency: quarterly
regular
 Subjects
Subject: College publications -- Gainesville -- Periodicals -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Universities and colleges -- Periodicals -- Florida -- Gainesville   ( lcsh )
Agricultural education -- Gainesville -- Periodicals -- Florida   ( lcsh )
University extension -- Periodicals -- Florida -- Gainesville   ( lcsh )
Teachers colleges -- Periodicals -- Florida -- Gainesville   ( lcsh )
Law schools -- Periodicals -- Florida -- Gainesville   ( lcsh )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
 Notes
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Feb. 1906)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Issue for Vol. 2, no. 1 (Feb. 1907) is misnumbered as Vol. 1, no.1.
General Note: Title from cover.
General Note: Imprint varies: <vol.1, no.2-v.4, no.2> Gainesville, Fla. : University of the State of Florida,; <vol.4, no. 4-> Gainesville, Fla. : University of Florida,.
General Note: Issues also have individual titles.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00075594
Volume ID: VID00062
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000917307
oclc - 01390268
notis - AEM7602
lccn - 2003229026
 Related Items
Succeeded by: Catalog and admission bulletin
Succeeded by: College of Medicine catalog
Succeeded by: University record of the University of Florida. Graduate catalog
Succeeded by: University record of the university of Florida. Undergraduate catalog

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    State board of education, UF board of trustees and administrative officers of the university
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    Directory
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    University of Florida purpose and mission
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    Student information
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    Critical dates and deadlines 2003-2005
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    Combined-degree programs (Bachelor's/Master's)
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    Course descriptions
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        Index of course descriptions
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        Florida's statewide course numbering system
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        Reading a course description entry
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        Description of courses
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ENHANCING the

*UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE


at theUniversity of Florida
The University of Florida seeks to prepare students for life: intellectually, academically, and in their personal development. As a
fundamental part of this process, we are making every effort to create a model community for the rest of society in which higher
education is valued, individual and group differences are respected, and a commitment to service and the responsibilities of citizenship
are embraced and appreciated. To assist our students in these efforts, the University of Florida will encourage all undergraduates
beginning in Fall 2001 to pursue at least two of the following opportunities during their four years of study:


1. i nternships with Government Agencies, Non-Profit Organizations,
and Businesses
The University of Florida offers academic credit for internships that enable students to explore opportunities in government, non-profit
organizations and business. Whether the internship is with the state legislature, an interest group, businesses, the Governor's office, the
federal government, a lobbying organization, law firms, media companies or in another career-related position, an internship can provide
basic work experience and an understanding of the public and private sectors.
Career Resource Center in the Reitz Union: www.crc.ufl.edu

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2. I\esearch with Faculty
The University of Florida offers numerous opportunities to pursue research under the direction of a faculty member.
This intensive research opportunity is one of our ways to personalize the academic experience but also to challenge
students academically in ways that will allow them to strengthen their writing and analytical skills. Undergraduates
have the opportunity to pursue a senior thesis or project under the direction of a faculty member in each of our
departments. In addition, the University Scholars Program offers students, on a competitive basis, a chance to obtain
one of 175 research awards of $2,500 each to study with a faculty member as a University Scholar and to present their
research at the Undergraduate Research Symposium, and an additional $500 for travel related to the research.
University Scholars Program: www.scholars.ufl.edu


3. Y volunteer Service to the Community, State and Nation
In an effort to promote community involvement and a volunteer spirit, the University of Florida provides a variety of volunteer
opportunities to students. These opportunities are available through government and charitable organizations in Gainesville and other
communities and at the state and national level. Students may also participate in the Florida Alternative Break program in which
students travel to another community to perform service during one of the breaks during the academic year.
Office of Community Service at the Reitz Union: www.union.ufl.edu/ocs/aboutl.htm


4. O overseas Study
Regardless of what students may do after graduation, they will be making their way in a society that is increasingly
global in it perspective. To help students develop an awareness and understanding of the world, the University of
Florida offers more than 70 international programs in which a student can study for two weeks, two months, or an entire
academic year. Students are urged to take part in at least one of these programs during their undergraduate career.
UF International Center: www.ufic.ufl.edu


5. Leadership
There is a wide variety of leadership opportunities at the University of Florida in any of the more than 500 student organizations
connected to academic majors and programs, as well as ethnic, professional, social and other special interests. Students can also take
courses about leadership, as well as attend student conferences, programs, and workshops about leadership, such as the Art of Leadership,
sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs. Overall, leadership includes endeavors by the student to work with others to make the
university community a better place.
Student Activities Center in the Reitz Union: www.union.ufl.edulsac/

For additional information on campus resources on enhancing the undergraduate experience, please go to:
www.aa.ufl.edu/for_stud.htm










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UNIVERSITY OF
)FLORIDA


UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG
2003-2004


VOLUME XCVIII SERIES 1 NUMBER 1 MARCH 2003
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by the University of Florida, Office of the University Registrar, Academic Publications, Gainesville, FL 32611-4000.
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Upon request, the Undergraduate Catalog is available on computer disk to students with print-oriented disabilities. For more information,
contact the Dean of Students Office. For persons with hearing impairments, please use the Florida Relay Service (FRS) when offices and
departments on campus do not list a TDD number. The FRS number is 1-800-955-8771 (TDD).

The Undergraduate Catalog (University Record) has been adopted as a rule of the university pursuant to the provision of Chapter 120 of
the Florida Statutes. Addenda to the University Record Series, if any, are available from the Office of the University Registrar, 222 Criser
Hall. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented in the Undergraduate Catalog. However, all courses,
course descriptions, degree requirements and fees are subject to change. Consult the online catalog for the most current information at
www.reg.ufl.edu/catalog.html.

The university encourages applications from qualified applicants of both sexes from all cultural, racial, religious and ethnic groups. The
university is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, marital status, national
origin, political affiliations or opinions, and veteran status in the administration of education policies, financial aid, employment or in
any program or activity. Refer to the Office for Affirmative Action and Minority Affairs, 145 Tigert Hall, P.O. Box 113050, Gainesville,
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Crimes Act and legal agreements in the form of licenses and purchase agreements. That foundation makes the basic policy governing
software clear: All faculty, staff and students of the university are required and expected to obey the laws and legal agreements governing
software use. Failure to do so can lead to monetary damages and/or criminal penalties for the individual violator. Because such violations
are also against university policies and rules, disciplinary action will be taken as appropriate.




Front cover: University of Florida students, numbering more than 47,373 in Fall 2002, come from more than 100 countries, all 50 states, and each of the
67 counties in Florida. Seventy-two percent of UF students are undergraduates, (34,031), 21 percent are graduate students (9,931) and 7 percent
(3,411) are in the professional programs of dentistry, law, medicine, pharmacy and veterinary medicine. (photo by Ray Carson)
Back cover: Large background photo of a window in the University Auditorium (photo by Renee Buchanan). (Top, center) The Baughman Meditation
Center was designed to provide an inspirational setting for contemplation, performing arts events and celebration. It is located adjacent to Lake Alice on
Museum Road. (Top right) The Special Collections Room in Smathers Library East provides a quiet spot for research. (Bottom left) Two university
icons Century Tower, built in 1953, and the University Auditorium, completed in the mid-1920s. Century Tower was built to commemorate the 100th
anniversary of the university and was dedicated to UF students killed in World Wars I and II. In 1979, a cast-bells carillon was installed in the tower and
is played daily. The University Auditorium, suitable for concerts, convocations and lectures, is one of several university buildings included in the
National Register of Historic Places. (photos by News and Public Affairs)


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................................................
W eb Site A ddresses.................................................................................................................................................................... ii
A. State Board of Education, UF Board of Trustees and Administrative Officers of the University........ v
B. U university of Florida Purpose and M mission .................................................................................................... viii
C D directory ..................................................................................................................................................................xi
D Index to M ajors and T heir C olleges/Schools ........................................................................................... xii
E. Index to M inors and T heir C olleges/Schools ................................................................................................. xiv
F. Combined-Degree Programs (Bachelor's/Master's)......................................................................................xv
G C critical D ates and D headlines 2003-2005 ................................................................................................. xvi
H A application D eadlines........................................................................................................................................ xviii
I. Student Inform action .......................................................................................................................................................... I -
A G lossary of T erm s............................................................................................................................................... 1-3
B. C am pus Life and Student Support................................................................................................................... 1-5
C A dm missions .......................................................................................................................................................... 16
a. G general Requirem ents for A dm mission ............................................................................................ 1-16
b. Residency for T tuition Purposes ................................................................................................. 1-16
c. Proof of Im m unization ........................................................................................................................ -16
d. C om puter Requirem ent..................................................................................................................... 1-16
e. Freshm en ........................................................................................................................................ 7
f. T transfer Students ................................................................................................................................ 1-18
g. Postbaccalaureate Study............................................................................................................................. -19
h. International Students......................................................................................................................... 1-20
i. Readm mission .................................................................................................................................... -21
D A cadem ic Regulations....................................................................................................................................... 1-22
a. G general Policies ............................................................................................................................ 1-22
b. Registration Policies ............................................................................................................................ 1-23
c. A attendance Policies ............................................................................................................................. 1-24
d. G rades and G reading Policies ............................................................................................................. 1-25
e. A cadem ic Progress Policies ............................................................................................................... 1-26
f. D degrees and G radiation .................................................................................................................... 1-27
E. A cadem ic A advising ............................................................................................................................................ 1-29
a. U F's A advising M mission ......................................................................................................................... 1-29
b. U universal T racking............................................................................................................................... -29
c. A accelerated Program s, C om bined D degrees ............................................................................... -30
d. C college Level A cadem ic Skills T est (C LA ST ) ............................................................................. -3 1
e. W writing and Math Requirement (Gordon Rule) ....................................................................... -3 I
f. G general Education Requirem ent................................................................................................ -32
g. Placem ent ........................................................................................................................................ -33
h. Pre-professional Program s of Study ................................................................................................ -34
i. C correspondence Study.................................................................................................................... -35
j. H honors Program .................................................................................................................................. -36
k. Academic Counseling Services and Help Guide ......................................................................... -35
I. O overseas Study Program s.... .. ....................... .......................................................................................... -36
m. Frequently Asked Questions about Universal Tracking........................................................... 1-37
n. Credit by Examination (AP, IB and CLEP Course Equivalents Charts)................................. -38
o. SA T II Exam nations for Placem ent ................................................................................................. 1-42
F. Residency ............................................................................................................................................................ 1-43


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TABLE OF CONTENTS (continued)
G. Fees and other Fiscal Information .......................................................................................................... 1-45
II. C urricula.................................................................................... ..................................... ............. 2-I
A. Colleges, Schools and Their Curricula......................................................................................................... 2-3
I. Fisher School of A accounting .................................................................................... ........................... 2-3
2. College of Agricultural and Life Sciences ............................................ 2-9
3. M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction......................................... 2-49
4. Warrington College of Business Administration ........................... .................. 2-55
5. College of Design, Construction and Planning ..................................................................... 2-67
6. C college of Education................................................ ........................................................................... 2-75
7. C college of Engineering............................................................................................................................... 2-83
8. College of Fine Arts .......................................................... .................... ...... 2- 13
9. School of Forest Resources and Conservation ................................ ............................................ 2-141
10. College of Health and Human Performance ................................................ ............................... 2-147
I I. College of Health Professions ........................................................................................................ 2-161
12. College of Journalism and Communications ........................ ...... ......... 2-173
13. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ............................................ ................................................ 2-185
14. School of Natural Resources and Environment ....................................... 2-235
15. C college of N using ................................................................................................................................... 2-245
16. C college of Pharm acy ................................................................................................................................ 2-25 1
B. Centers, Divisions, Graduate Schools and Professional Programs ............................................. 2-257
I. Center for Latin American Studies ............................................................................................... 2-259
2. Division of Military Science .................................................................................... ......................... 2-260
3. C college of D entistry ................................................................................................................................ 2-263
4. C college of Law .......................................................................................................................................... 2-264
5. C college of M medicine ................................................................................................................................. 2-265
6. College of Veterinary Medicine ..................................................................... ................................ 2-266
III. C course D escriptions..................................... ............................................................... ..................................... 3-1
A Index of C ourse D descriptions .......................................................................................................................... 3-3
B. Index to C course Prefixes .................................................................................................................................. 3-4
C. Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System........................................................................................... 3-8
D Reading a C course D description Entry .............................................................................................................. 3-9
E. D description of C courses ............................................................................................ ................................ 3-1 I
IV Faculty and Staff ................................................................................................................................................................ 4-1
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INTRODUCTION

Florida State Board of Education


F. Phillip Handy
Chairman

James W. Home
Secretary of Education


Sally Bradshaw
Havana

Linda J. Eads
Miami

T. Willard Fair
Miami


Charles Patrick Garcia
Boca Raton

Julia L. Johnson
Orlando

William "Bill" Proctor
St. Augustine


Board of Trustees of the University


Carlos Alfonso
Tampa

Louise Courtelis
Micanopy

Marshall M. Criser Jr.
Jacksonville

Roland Daniels
Gainesville


Manny Fernandez
Ft. Myers

Nicole H. Fried
Student
Gainesville

Jean Larson
Gainesville

W.A. McGriff III
Jacksonville


Dianna F. Morgan
Windermere

Cynthia O'Connell
Tallahassee

Albert Thweatt Sr.
Petersburg, Virginia

Alfred C. Warrington IV
Houston, Texas


Joelen Merkel
Boca Raton


President and Vice Presidents of the University


Charles E. Young
President

David R. Colburn
Provost and Senior Vice President

Gail F. Baker
Vice President
University Relations

Douglas J. Barrett
Vice President
Health Affairs


Pamela Bernard
Vice President
General Counsel

Richard Bucciarelli
Vice President
Governmental Relations

Jeremy Foley
Athletic Director
University Athletic Association

Michael V. Martin
Vice President
Agriculture and Natural Resources


Winfred M. Phillips
Vice Presidentfor Research and
Dean of the Graduate School

Ed Poppell
Vice President
Finance and Administration

Paul A. Robell
Vice President
Development and Alumni Affairs


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Other Administrators


Melda Bassett
Assistant Vice President
Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences Development

Patrick J. Bird
Dean
College of Health and
Human Performance

Carter Boydstun
Senior Associate Vice President
Development & Alumni Affairs,
Development

Leslie D. Bram
Associate Vice President
Development & Alumni Affairs,
Administration

Dale Canelas
Director
Smathers Library

Fred H. Cantrell Jr.
Assistant Vice President
Finance and Administration

Jimmy G. Cheek
Dean
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Bruce DeLaney
Assistant Vice President
Development and Alumni Affairs
Administration/Real Estate

Sheila K. Dickison
Associate Provost Academic Affairs and
Director University Honors Program

Joseph A. DiPietro
Dean
College of Veterinary Medicine

Catherine Emihovich
Dean
College of Education

Robert G. Frank
Dean
College of Health Professions


Charles E. Frazier
Vice Provost
Information Technology
Academic Affairs

Joseph Glover
Associate Provost
Academic Affairs

Tom V. Harris
Associate Vice President
Administration
Health Affairs

Jacquelyn D. Hart
Vice Provost
Minority Affairs

Ken Hillier
Assistant Vice President
Development and Alumni Affairs
Administration/Finance

Marion Hoffmann
Director
Government Relations

Jancy L. Houck
Associate Vice President
Development and Alumni Affairs

Tommie C. Howard Jr.
University Ombudsman

Terry Hynes
Dean
College of Journalism and
Communications

Robert H. Jerry III
Dean
Levin College of Law

Dennis Jett
Dean
International Center

Douglas S. Jones
Director
Florida Museum of Natural History


Richard L. Jones
Dean for Research
Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences

Joseph C. Joyce
Executive Associate Vice President
Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences

Pramod Khargonekar
Dean
College of Engineering

Gerald R. Kidney Jr.
Assistant Vice President
Administrative Support, Health Affairs

James W. Knight
Dean of Continuing Education

John Kraft
Dean
Warrington College of
Business Administration

John P. Kruczek
University Comptroller

Kathleen A. Long
Dean
College of Nursing

R. Wayne McDaniel
Assistant Vice President
Development and Alumni Affairs
Alumni Affairs

Donald E. McGlothlin
Dean
College of Fine Arts

Robert W. Miller
Associate Vice President
Finance and Administration

Rebecca Nagy
Director
Harn Museum


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Other Administrators (continued)


Robert C. Nuss
Assistant Vice President
Health Affairs,
Clinic Programs/Jacksonville

Christopher Needles
Assistant Vice President
Development and Alumni Affairs
Corporate and Foundation Relations

Stephen J. Pritz Jr.
Registrar

William H. Riffee
Associate Provost
Distance/Executive/Continuing Educa-
tion
and Dean, College of Pharmacy

James M. Rollo
Interim Vice President
Student Affairs


Jay M. Stein
Dean
College of Design, Construction
and Planning

Neil Sullivan
Dean
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

C. Craig Tisher
Dean
College of Medicine

C. Wayne Tharp
Assistant Vice President
Finance, Health Affairs

Christine Taylor Waddill
Dean for Extension
Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences


Paul Wharton
Associate Vice President
External Relations, Health Affairs

Patricia U. Winning
Associate Vice President
Health Affairs, Strategic Planning

David B. Woodall
Assistant Vice President
Development and Alumni Affairs,
Major Gifts

Victor M. Yellen
Assistant Provost
Academic Affairs

Eugene L. Zdziarski II
Dean of Students


Officers of the University Student Body


Nicole H. Fried
President of the Student Body

Jacett Depaola
Chief Justice of the Traffic Court


Joel Howell
Vice President of the Student Body

Kyle Jones
Treasurer of the Student Body


John Hooker
President of the Student Senate

Leslie Press
Chancellor of the Honor Court


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Academic Advising Center
P.O. Box 112015, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-2015
(352) 392-1521 www.advising.ufl.edu
ADA Compliance Office
P. O. Box 115055, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-5055
(352) 392-7056, TDD(352) 846-1046
www.ada.ufl.edu
Career Resource Center
First floor, J. Wayne Reitz Union
P.O. Box 118507, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-8507
(352) 392-1601 www.crc.ufl.edu
Center for Latin American Studies
319 Grinter Hall
P.O. Box 115530, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-5530
(352) 392-0375 www.latam.ufl.edu
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
2001 McCarty Hall
P.O. Box 110270, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-0270
(352) 392-1961 www.cals.ufl.edu
College of Dentistry
P.O. Box 100405 Health Science Center
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610-0405
(352) 392-2949 www.dental.ufl.edu
College of Design, Construction and Planning
331 Architecture Building
P.O. Box 115701, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-5701
(352) 392-4836 www.dcp.ufl.edu
College of Education
134E Norman Hall
P.O. Box 117042, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7042
(352) 392-0721 www.coe.ufl.edu
College of Engineering
300 Weil Hall
P.O. Box 116550, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-6550
(352) 392-6000 www.eng.ufl.edu
College of Fine Arts
101 Fine Arts Building A
P.O. Box 115800, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-5800
(352) 392-0207 www.arts.ufl.edu
College of Health and Human Performance
201 Florida Gym
P.O. Box 118200, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-8200
(352) 392-0578 www.hhp.ufl.edu
College of Health Professions
P.O. Box 100185 Health Science Center
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610-0185
(352) 273-6379 www.hp.ufl.edu
College of Journalism and Communications
1000 Weimer Hall
P.O. Box 118400, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-8400
(352) 392-1124 www.jou.ufl.edu
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
100 Academic Advising Center
P.O. Box 112015, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-2015
(352) 392-1521 www.clas.ufl.edu


Directory
College of Medicine
P.O. Box 100216 Health Science Center
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610-0216
(352) 392-3071 www.med.ufl.edu
College of Medicine-Physician Assistant
P.O. Box 100176 Health Science Center
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610-0176
(352) 395-7955
www.medinfo.ufl.edu/pa/index.html
College of Nursing
P.O. Box 100197 Health Science Center
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610-0197
(352) 392-3518 www.con.ufl.edu
College of Pharmacy
P.O. Box 100495 Health Science Center
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610-0495
(352) 392-3405 www.cop.ufl.edu
College of Veterinary Medicine
P.O. Box 100125, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610-0125
(352) 392-4871 www.vetmed.ufl.edu
Counseling Center
301 Peabody Hall
P.O. Box 114100, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-4100
(352) 392-1575 www.counsel.ufl.edu
Dean of Students Office
202 Peabody Hall
P.O. Box 114075, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-4075
(352) 392-1261 www.dso.ufl.edu
Department of Housing & Residence Education
SW 13th St. and Museum Rd.
P.O. Box 112100, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-2100
(352) 392-2161 www.housing.ufl.edu
Disability Resources Program
205 Peabody Hall
P.O. Box 114075, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-4075
(352) 392-1261 (V), (352) 392-3008 (TDD)
www.dso.ufl.edu/drp
Division of Continuing Education
Department of Independent Study
by Correspondence
2209 NW 13th St., Suite D
Gainesville, FL 32609-3498
(352) 392-1711, ext. 200
www.correspondencestudy.ufl.edu
Division of Military Science
Air Force
204 Van Fleet Hall
P.O. Box 118535, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-8535
(352) 392-1355 www.afrotc.ufl.edu
Army
103 Van Fleet Hall
P.O. Box 118536, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-8536
(352) 392-1395 www.armyrotc.ufl.edu
Navy
20 Van Fleet Hall
P.O. Box 118537, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-8537
(352) 392-0973 http://nrotc.ufl.edu


Fisher School of Accounting
267 Stuzin Hall
P.O. Box 117166, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7166
(352) 392-0155 www.cba.ufl.edu/fsoa
Graduate School
280 Grinter Hall
P.O. Box 115515, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-5515
(352) 392-4646 http://rgp.ufl.edu
Honors Program
140 Tigert Hall
P.O. Box 113260, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-3260
(352) 392-1519 www.honors.ufl.edu
Levin College of Law
164 Holland Hall
P.O. Box 117621, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7621
(352) 392-0421 www.law.ufl.edu
M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction
101 Fine Arts Building C
P.O. Box 115703, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-5703
(352) 392-5965 www.bcn.ufl.edu'
Office of Admissions
201 Criser Hall
P.O. Box 114000, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000
(352) 392-1365 www.reg.ufl.edu/regadmi.htm
Office of the University Registrar
222 Criser Hall
P.O. Box 114000, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000
(352) 392-1374 www.reg.ufl.edu
School of Forest Resources and Conservation
118 Newins-Ziegler Hall
P.O. Box 110410, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-0410
(352) 846-0850 www.sfrc.ufl.edu
School of Natural Resources and Environment
103 Black Hall
P.O. Box 118100, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-8100
(352) 392-9230 web.cnre.ufl.edu
Student Financial Affairs (Financial Aid)
107 Criser Hall
P.O. Box 114025, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-4025
(352) 392-1275 www.ufsa.ufl.edu/sfa/
Student Health Care Center (Infirmary)
P.O. Box 117500, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7500
(352) 392-1161 www.health.ufl.edu/shcc
UF International Center
P.O. Box 113225, 123 Grinter Hall,
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-3225
(352) 392-5323 www.ufic.ufl.edu
University Athletic Association
Ticket Office
(352) 375-4683, ext. 6800 www.uaa.ufl.edu
University Financial Services
(Student Accounts)
113 Criser Hall
P.O. Box 114050, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-4050
(352) 392-0181 www.ufsa.ufl.edu/SFA/sfacore/
Warrington College of Business Administration
100 Stuzin Hall
P.O. Box 117160, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7160
(352) 392-0165 www.cba.ufl.edu/upo


For persons with hearing impairments, please use the Florida Relay Service (FRS) when offices and departments on campus do not list a TDD number.
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University of Florida

Purpose and Mission

Institutional Purpose
The University of Florida is a public,
land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant re-
search university, one of the most compre-
hensive in the United States, encompassing
virtually all academic and professional
disciplines. It is the largest and one of the
oldest of Florida's 11 universities and is a
member of the Association of American
Universities (AAU). Its faculty and staff
are dedicated to the common pursuit of the
university's threefold mission: teaching,
research and service.
Teaching-undergraduate and gradu-
ate through the doctorate-is the funda-
mental purpose of the university. Research
and scholarship are integral to the educa-
tion process and to expanding human-
kind's understanding of the natural world,
the mind and the senses. Service is the
university's obligation to share the benefits
of its knowledge for the public good.

Mission
The University of Florida faculty re-
news its commitment to serve the citizens
of Florida and educate students so they are
prepared to make significant contributions
within an increasingly global community.
In affirming the university's academic mis-
sion, we honor the human component of
our mission: our students, faculty, staff
and administrators; and recognize the im-
portance of these human resources to the
university's success. Towards this affirma-
tion, the University of Florida faculty spe-
cifically encourages a campus-wide culture
of caring.
It is the mission of the University of
Florida to offer broad-based, exclusive
public education, leading-edge research
and service to the citizens of Florida, the
nation and the world. The fusion of these
three endeavors stimulates a remarkable
intellectual vitality and generates a synthe-
sis that promises to be the university's
greatest strength.
The university maintains its dedication
to excellent teaching and researching by
creating a strong and flexible foundation
for higher education in the 21st century.
While the faculty remains committed to
key aspects of the university's original
mission, changing times will require that
we continually expand and evaluate our
academic aspiration. We do this in order to
assure that quality education at the Uni-
versity of Florida remains the highest goal
and most valued contribution to society.
The University of Florida belongs to a
tradition of great universities. The faculty
and staff of the university are dedicated to
the common pursuit of its mission of edu-
cation, research and service. Together with


our undergraduate and graduate students
we participate in an educational process
that links the history of Western Europe
with the traditions and cultures of all so-
cieties, that explores the physical and bio-
logical universes, and that nurtures
generations of young people from diverse
backgrounds to address the needs of our
societies. The university welcomes the full
exploration of our intellectual boundaries
and supports our faculty and students in
the creation of new knowledge and the
pursuit of new ideas.
Teaching is a fundamental purpose of
this university at both the undergraduate
and graduate levels. Research and schol-
arship are integral to the education process
and to the expansion of our understanding
of the natural world, the intellect and the
senses. Service reflects the university's
obligation to share the benefits of its re-
search and knowledge for the public good.
These three interlocking elements span
all of the university's academic disciplines
and represent the university's commitment
to lead and serve the State of Florida, the
nation, and the world by pursuing and
disseminating new knowledge while
building upon the experiences of the past.
The University of Florida aspires to ad-
vance the state, nation and the interna-
tional community by strengthening the
human condition and improving the qual-
ity of life.

Commitment to Diversity
The University of Florida is committed
to creating a community that reflects the
rich racial, cultural and ethnic diversity of
the state and nation. No challenge that
exists in higher education has greater im-
portance than the challenge of enrolling
students and hiring faculty and staff who
are members of diverse racial, cultural or
ethnic minority groups. This pluralism
enriches the university community, offers
opportunity for robust academic dialogue
and contributes to better teaching and re-
search. The university and its components
benefit from the richness of a multicultural
student body, faculty and staff who can
learn from one another. Such diversity will
empower and inspire respect and under-
standing among us. The university does
not tolerate the actions of anyone who vio-
lates the rights of another.
The university will strive to embody,
through policy and practice, a diverse
community. Our collective efforts will lead
to a university that is truly diverse and
reflects the state and nation.

History
The University of Florida traces its be-
ginnings to 1853 when the state-funded
East Florida Seminary acquired the private
Kingsbury Academy in Ocala. After the
Civil War, the seminary was moved to
Gainesville. It was consolidated with the


state's land-grant Florida Agricultural Col-
lege, then in Lake City, to become the Uni-
versity of Florida in 1906. Until 1947, UF
enrolled men only and was one of only
three state universities. The others were
Florida State College for Women (now
FSU) and Florida A&M. In 1947, the stu-
dent body numbered 8,177 men and 601
women.
UF, the sixth largest university in the
nation, celebrates its sesquicentennial an-
niversary (150th) in 2003. Visit
www.ufl.edu/150 for a list of the many
activities planned to mark this event.

Government of the University
A 13-member Board of Trustees gov-
erns the University of Florida. Six of the
trustees are appointed by the governor,
and five are appointed by the 17-member
Florida Board of Governors, which gov-
erns the state university system as a whole.
The university's student body president
and faculty senate chair also serve on the
Board of Trustees as ex officio members.
Trustees are appointed for staggered five-
year terms.
The University of Florida Board of
Trustees is a public body corporate with all
the powers and duties set forth by law and
by the Board of Governors. The University
of Florida president serves as the executive
officer and corporate secretary of the
Board of Trustees and is responsible to the
board for all operations of the university.
University affairs are administered by the
president through the university admini-
stration, with the advice and assistance of
the Faculty Senate, various committees
appointed by the president, and other
groups or individuals as requested by the
president.

Students
University of Florida students, number-
ing more than 47,373 in Fall 2002, come
from more than 100 countries, all 50 states,
and each of the 67 counties in Florida. The
ratio of men to women is 48/52. Seventy-
two percent of UF students are under-
graduates (34,031), 21 percent are graduate
students (9,931) and 7 percent (3,411) are in
the professional programs of dentistry,
law, medicine, pharmacy and veterinary
medicine.
Approximately 3,498 African-American
students, 4,717 Hispanic students and
3,087Asian-American students attend UF.
More than 90 percent of entering freshmen
rank above the national mean of scores on
standard entrance exams taken by college-
bound students. UF consistently ranks
among the top five public universities in
the nation in the number of enrolled Na-
tional Merit Scholars, Achievement Schol-
ars, International Baccalaureate graduates
and Advance Placement score recipients.


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INTRODUCTION


Faculty
The university has approximately 4,000
distinguished faculty members with out-
standing reputations for teaching, research
and service. The faculty attracted $437.2
million in research and training grants in
2001-02.
UF currently has 60 eminent scholar
chairs, positions funded at more than $1
million each to attract nationally and in-
ternationally recognized scholars. A vari-
ety of other endowed professorships help
attract prominent faculty. More than two
dozen faculty are members of the National
Academies of Science and/or Engineering,
the Institute of Medicine or a counterpart
in another nation. Also, in a national rank-
ing of total Fulbright Awards for 2000-01,
UF ranks 4th among AAU public universi-
ties, with five visiting scholars and 10
American scholars.
A very small sampling of honored fac-
ulty includes: a Nobel Laureate, Pulitzer
Prize winners in editorial writing and po-
etry, inventors of Gatorade and Bioglass (a
man-made material that bonds with hu-
man tissue), one of the four charter mem-
bers of the Solar Hall of Fame, and an art
faculty with 80 percent of its members in
Who's Who in American Art.

Programs
The University of Florida is among the
nation's 151 leading research universities
as categorized in 2000 by the Carnegie
Commission on Higher Education. UF is
one of 63 members of the Association of
American Universities, the nation's most
prestigious higher education organization.
The university is accredited by the South-
ern Association of Colleges and Schools -
Commission on Colleges to award the de-
grees of bachelor, master, specialist and
engineer, as well as doctoral and profes-
sional degrees. It has 21 colleges and
schools and more than 100 interdiscipli-
nary research and education centers, bu-
reaus, and institutes. Almost 100
undergraduate degree programs are of-
fered. The Graduate School coordinates
more than 200 graduate programs
throughout the university's colleges and
schools. Professional postbaccalaureate
degrees are offered in dentistry, law,
medicine, pharmacy and veterinary medi-
cine.
Last year, more than 32,000 people took
advantage of the many university-
sponsored opportunities made available
through the Division of Continuing Educa-
tion. More than 25,000 people participated
in non-credit conferences, workshops, in-
stitutes, and seminars. More than 7,500
students are enrolled in Independent
Study by Correspondence courses, both
credit and non-credit.


Semester System
UF operates on a semester system. The
academic year begins and ends in August.
There are two semesters averaging 15
weeks of instruction, plus a week of final
examinations and two six-week summer
terms. Semesters begin in August, January,
and May, with summer term offered as a
whole as Term C, or in two sessions as half
terms, with Term A beginning in May and
Term B beginning in June.

Facilities
On 2,000 acres, most of it within the
limits of a 100,000-population urban area,
the university operates out of 902 build-
ings, 176 of them equipped with class-
rooms and laboratories. Facilities are
valued at approximately $982.7 million.
Notable among these are the Brain Insti-
tute, the physics building, University Art
Gallery, a microkelvin laboratory capable
of producing some of the coldest tempera-
tures in the universe, a 100-kilowatt train-
ing and research nuclear reactor, the
second largest academic computing center
in the South, and a self-contained inten-
sive-care hyperbaric chamber for treating
near-drowning victims.
The Florida Museum of Natural History
is the largest natural history/anthropology
museum in the Southeast, and one of the
top 10 in the nation. Its research collections
contain nearly 6.5 million specimens.
The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art,
with 18,000 square feet of exhibit space, is
one of the largest museums in the South-
east. The Curtis M. Phillips Center for the
Performing Arts attracts world-class sym-
phony orchestras, Broadway plays, operas,
and large-scale ballet productions to
Gainesville.
The Stephen C. O'Connell Center and
the J. Wayne Reitz Union provide space for
a myriad of student and faculty activities.
One thousand persons can participate si-
multaneously in eight different recrea-
tional activities in the O'Connell Center,
which is home to the Gator basketball,
volleyball, swimming and gymnastics
teams. More than 20,000 use the student
union daily for dining, meeting, bowling,
pool and other games, arts and crafts, mu-
sic listening and TV viewing.

Campus Safety and Security
The University of Florida is an open
campus and can rightly be considered a
city within a city. As such, the campus is
not immune to the same security issues
that affect other parts of the Gainesville
community.
The university recognizes that it must
develop and maintain a safe and secure
environment for its students, faculty and
staff.
The university has the utmost concern
for the safety of each student, and it strives
to give each student maximum freedom.


With this freedom, however, comes the
responsibility to exercise personal safety.
No community's security plan can at-
tain maximum effectiveness unless every-
one in the community contributes to
making it work. Safety and security are
personal and shared responsibilities. Only
by accepting this responsibility can mem-
bers of the university community maintain
a safe and secure campus environment.
The University Police Department has
close to 100 sworn officers, with the addi-
tion of a dozen new officers since 1990. UF
also has instituted a voluntary apartment
safety program, in cooperation with local
law enforcement, to advise students of
those apartment complexes that have been
inspected by police for safety.

Standard of Ethical Conduct
Honesty, integrity and caring are essen-
tial qualities of an educational institution,
and the concern for values and ethics is
important to the whole educational experi-
ence. Individual students, faculty and staff
members, as well as the university's for-
mal organizations, must assume responsi-
bility for these qualities. The concern for
values and ethics should be expressed in
classes, seminars, laboratories and, in fact,
in all aspects of university life. By defini-
tion, the university community includes
members of the faculty, staff and admini-
stration as well as students.
Education at the University of Florida is
not an ethically neutral experience. The
university stands for, and seeks to incul-
cate, high standards. Moreover, the con-
cern for values goes well beyond the
observance of rules.
A university is a place where self-
expression, voicing disagreement and chal-
lenging outmoded customs and beliefs are
prized and honored. However, all such
expressions need to be civil, manifesting
respect for others.
As a major sector in the community,
students are expected to follow the univer-
sity's rules and regulations that, by design,
promote an atmosphere of learning. Fac-
ulty, staff and administration are expected
to provide encouragement, leadership and
example.
While the university seeks to educate
and encourage, it also must restrict behav-
ior that adversely affects others. The Stan-
dard of Ethical Conduct summarizes what
is expected of the members of the univer-
sity community.

Academic Honesty
The university requires all members of
its community to be honest in all endeav-
ors. A fundamental principle is that the
whole process of learning and pursuit of
knowledge is diminished by cheating, pla-
giarism and other acts of academic dishon-
esty. In addition, every dishonest act in the
academic environment affects other stu-


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dents adversely, from the skewing of the
grading curve to giving unfair advantage
for honors or for professional or graduate
school admission. Therefore, the university
will take severe action against dishonest
students. Similarly, measures will be taken
against faculty, staff and administrators
who practice dishonest or demeaning be-
havior.
Student Responsibility. Students
should report any condition that facilitates
dishonesty to the instructor, department
chair, college dean or Student Honor
Court.
Faculty Responsibility. Faculty mem-
bers have a duty to promote honest behav-
ior and to avoid practices and
environments that foster cheating in their
classes. Teachers should encourage stu-
dents to bring negative conditions or inci-
dents of dishonesty to their attention. In
their own work, teachers should practice
the same high standards they expect from
their students.
Administration Responsibility. As
highly visible members of our academic
community, administrators should be ever
vigilant to promote academic honesty and
conduct their lives in an ethically exem-
plary manner.


Alcohol and Drugs
The use of alcohol and other drugs can
have a negative impact on judgments and
reactions, health and safety, and may lead
to legal complications as well.
* The University's Role. The university's
principal role is to engage in education
that leads to high standards and re-
spectful conduct. When those are com-
promised, it will take disciplinary
action against organizations and indi-
viduals violating either the law or the
unreasonable use of alcohol. It also
must provide help for students who are
alcohol-dependent. The university will
deal severely with students convicted
of the illegal possession, use, or sale of
drugs.
What the University Community Can
Do to Prevent Alcohol Abuse and
Drug Use. Students can help control
substance abuse by declining to use or
condone the use of drugs and by insist-
ing that organizations and individuals
use alcohol within the bounds of the
law and reasonable conduct. Students
should make an effort to prevent per-
sons who have abused alcohol or used
drugs from harming themselves or oth-
ers, especially in driving a motor vehi-
cle. They should encourage those
needing professional help to seek it.
The same standards and regulations
apply equally to faculty, staff and ad-
ministration.


Relations Between People and
Groups
One of the major benefits of higher
education and membership in the univer-
sity community is greater knowledge of
and respect for other groups, religious,
racial and cultural. Indeed, genuine appre-
ciation for individual differences and cul-
tural diversity is essential to the
environment of learning.
Another major aspect of university life
involves sexual relationships. Sexual atti-
tudes or actions that are intimidating, har-
assing, coercive or abusive, or that invade
the right to privacy of the individual are
not acceptable. Organizations or individu-
als that adversely upset the balance of
communal living are subject to university
disciplinary action. Only in an atmosphere
of equality and respect can all members of
the university community grow.

Service to Others
An important outcome of a University
of Florida education should be a commit-
ment to serving other people. This sense of
service should be encouraged throughout
the institution by faculty, administration,
staff and students. Through experience in
helping individuals and the community,
students can put into practice the values
they learn in the classroom.


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1. Student I~nformation


* Campus Life and Student Support
* Admissions
* Academic Regulations
* Academic Advising
* Residency
* Fees and Other Fiscal Information







Help in using this section:

Table of C ontents.............................................................. ....................................... iii
Index to Majors and Their Colleges and Schools..................................................xii
Index to Minors and Their Colleges and Schools ........................................ xiv
Combined Bachelor's/Master's Degree Programs ............................................. xv
G lossary of Term s.................................................................................................. 1-3
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GLOSSARY OF TERMS


Glossary of Terms


A.A. Certificate Associate of Arts certifi-
cate: Awarded upon satisfactory com-
pletion, with an overall C average, of
60 credits (at least 36 at UF), including
general education requirements, writ-
ing and math requirements (Gordon
Rule), and College Level Academic
Skills Test (CLAST) requirement.

Academic Year The traditional annual
cycle of academic terms: Summer B,
Fall, Spring, Summer A, Summer C

Admitted Students who have applied
and have been accepted to the univer-
sity in a degree-seeking status. Admis-
sion is not validated until the student
registers for and attends classes.

Audit Permission to attend and to par-
ticipate in a course without benefit of a
grade or credit. CEUs (continuing
education units) may be awarded at
the discretion of the instructor.

Baccalaureate Bachelor's degree: the tra-
ditional undergraduate degree.

Calendar, University An annual publica-
tion listing all official dates and dead-
lines for the academic year.

Catalog Year The year during which the
regulations published in a specific edi-
tion of the Undergraduate Catalog ap-
ply. A student's academic year, which
begins when the catalog takes effect in
the Summer B term, is governed by the
regulations for academic requirements
published in the catalog in effect at the
time the student begins undergraduate
studies.

Certificate Program an organized con-
centration of study in an approved
subject area. These programs are not
recognized on a student transcript.

Classification/College A code indicating
a student's academic level (year) and
college affiliation.

CLAST College Level Academic Skills
Test required by Florida statutes and
designed to test communication and
computation skills.

Combined Degrees An accelerated pro-
gram that allows students to count 12
graduate credits toward their under-
graduate degree.


Common Course Numbering System A
statewide system of course prefixes
and numbers developed to facilitate
the transfer of credit by identifying
equivalent courses.

Continuous Enrollment Undergraduate
students who register for and com-
plete at least one course in one term in
an academic year are continuously en-
rolled.

Corequisite Two courses that must be
taken concurrently.

Correspondence/Extension Work Divi-
sion of Continuing Education course
offerings. Consult your college dean's
office for restrictions and limitations.

Credit One semester hour, generally rep-
resenting one hour per week of lecture
or two or more hours per week of
laboratory work.

Cum Laude Graduating "with honors."

Deficit Points The number of grade
points below a C average on hours at-
tempted at the university. If the grade
point average is less than a 2.0, there is
a grade point deficit. Refer to "Grade
Point Averaging and Deficits" in the
Academic Regulations section of this
catalog.

Dismissal Students with a grade point
deficit of 15 or more will be placed on
academic dismissal and will not be
permitted further registration at UF.

Drop To drop a single course from a
given term.

DroplAdd A period of time beginning
the first day of classes when students
can adjust schedules by dropping or
adding courses or changing sections of
a course. Courses dropped during the
official drop/add period are not sub-
ject to fees.

Dual Enrollment Simultaneous registra-
tion at two educational institutions.

Early Action Freshmen applicants who
meet the early action deadline will re-
ceive a January decision. No atten-
dance commitment enforced.

Early Admission Admission as a fresh-
man following completion of the jun-
ior year of high school.


Early Decision The application process
in which the student makes a com-
mitment to the university, that, if ad-
mitted, the student will enroll.

Enrollment Registration for course work
and payment of fees constitutes official
enrollment.

General Education Requirement Univer-
sity-wide requirement of the basic
studies that form the foundation of all
undergraduate degree programs.

Good Standing Eligible to continue to
register for university course work.

Grade Point Average (GPA) The ratio of
grade points earned to semester hours
carried. The UF GPA is computed on
University of Florida course work
only.

Grade Points The number of points at-
tributed to a grade (A=4, B=3, etc.)
times the number of credit hours in the
course.

Graduate Student A student who has
earned a baccalaureate degree and
who has been admitted to the Gradu-
ate School to pursue a graduate degree
program (master's, specialist, engi-
neer, doctorate).

ISIS (Integrated Student Information
System) Web-based system for stu-
dents to access their records at
www.isis.ufl.edu.

Magna Cum Laude Graduating with
"high honors."

Major A subject of academic study cho-
sen as a field of specialization.

Matriculation Enrollment as an admit-
ted, degree-seeking student.

Medical Withdrawal Student drops all
courses in a given term based on
medical documentation. Fees for the
semester are refunded.

Minor An officially recognized secon-
dary concentration of study in an ap-
proved subject area, consisting of at
least 15 credits of appropriate course
work.


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Glossary of Terms (continued)


Permanent Academic Record The com-
plete list of a student's courses at-
tempted, grades and credit earned,
degrees awarded, and any other perti-
nent academic information.

Petition A written request seeking a
waiver of or an exception to a univer-
sity regulation, policy or deadline.

Postbaccalaureate A student who has
earned a baccalaureate degree and
been admitted for continued study but
who has not been admitted as a
graduate or professional student.

Prerequisite A condition that must be
met to establish eligibility to enroll in a
program or course.

Probation, Academic Any undergradu-
ate with less than a 2.0 cumulative UF
GPA shall be placed on academic pro-
bation while a grade point deficit ex-
ists. Refer to "deficit points."

Professional Student A student who is
admitted to pursue a Doctor of Dental
Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctor of
Medicine, Doctor of Pharmacy or Doc-
tor of Veterinary Medicine degree.

Readmission The procedure for a previ-
ously admitted/enrolled UF student
to re-enroll in a degree-seeking status
after a break in enrollment of more
than one term.

Registration The process by which a
student officially selects and enrolls in
university course work. Registration is
not complete until appropriate fees are
paid.


Residence A student's tenure within the
university and/or a specific college or
school.

Residency Classification of students as
Florida residents or non-Florida resi-
dents for tuition purposes.

Schedule Adjustment A period of time
following advance registration before
the beginning of classes when students
can adjust their course schedules.

Schedule of Courses Registration infor-
mation provided each term with aca-
demic regulations and a listing of all
courses offered.

Semester A standard academic term (fall
or spring) of approximately 16 weeks
of instruction. Refer to "term".

Summa Cum Laude Graduating with
"highest honors."

S-U Option A provision by which a stu-
dent may elect, with college approval,
to enroll in a course, the grade for
which is not computed in the grade
point average. Grades awarded are S
(satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

S.U.S. The State University System of
Florida. The University of Florida is
one of 11 state-supported universities
in the S.U.S.

Term A period of instruction. During the
fall and spring, the term is a standard
16-week semester. During the sum-
mer, various shorter length periods of
instruction are offered: Summer A and
Summer B are 6-week terms; Summer
C is a 12-week term.


Transcript An official copy of the stu-
dent's complete course work, grades,
credit and degrees earned at the Uni-
versity of Florida.

Transfer Credit Course work completed
at another institution that is accepted
at the University of Florida and which
may be applicable toward a specific
major, minor or degree.

Transient Student A student of another
accredited institution who receives
permission to register (for one term) as
a nondegree-seeking student to earn
credit to transfer back to his or her
parent institution.

Universal Tracking System and Audits -
A computerized academic advising
and tracking program that provides an
assessment of progress toward degree
requirements.

Withdraw To drop all courses for a given
term.

Writing and Math Requirement (Gordon
Rule) A state law requiring that all
students complete 24,000 words of
designated writing courses and 6
hours of designated math courses
prior to earning 60 credits. Courses
are identified by category in the Sched-
ule of Courses.


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CAMPUS LIFE AND STUDENT SUPPORT


Campus Life and

Student Support

Academic Honesty
In the fall of 1995 the UF student body
enacted a new honor code and voluntarily
committed itself to the highest standards
of honesty and integrity. When students
enroll at the university, they commit them-
selves to the standard drafted and enacted
by the students.
Preamble: In adopting this honor code,
the students of the University of Florida
recognize that academic honesty and in-
tegrity are fundamental values of the uni-
versity community. Students who enroll at
the university commit to holding them-
selves and their peers to the high standard
of honor required by the honor code. Any
individual who becomes aware of a viola-
tion of the honor code is bound by honor
to take corrective action. The quality of a
University of Florida education is depend-
ent upon community acceptance and en-
forcement of the honor code.
The Honor Code: We, the members of
the University of Florida community,
pledge to hold ourselves and our peers to the
highest standards of honesty and integrity.
On all work submitted for credit by stu-
dents at the university, the following pledge
is either required or implied:
"On my honor, I have neither given nor
received unauthorized aid in doing this as-
signment."
Information on procedures is located in
the Student Guide at www.dso.ufl.edu/stg/
and is set forth in Florida Administrative
Code.

Student Conduct Code
www.dso.ufl.edu/judicial
Students enjoy the rights and privileges
that accrue to membership in a university
community and are subject to the respon-
sibilities that accompany that membership.
In order to have a system of effective cam-
pus governance, it is incumbent upon all
members of the campus community to no-
tify appropriate officials of any violations
of regulations and to assist in their en-
forcement. The university's conduct regu-
lations are available to all students on the
Internet and are set forth in Florida Ad-
ministrative Code. Questions can be di-
rected to the Dean of Students Office in 202
Peabody Hall, 392-1261.


Student Affairs
www.ufsa.ufl.edu/
The goals of the Division of Student Af-
fairs include developing effective and effi-
cient services and programs for students
through the various departments within
Student Affairs, integrating student affairs
and academic affairs, directly involving
students in the affairs of the institution,
encouraging a sense of community among
students, faculty and administration; and
increasing the accessibility to and attrac-
tiveness of the University of Florida.
The Office of the Vice President for
Student Affairs is located in 155 Tigert
Hall. This office has administrative re-
sponsibility for the following offices and
programs: Dean of Students Office, De-
partment of Housing, Office for Student
Financial Affairs, Career Resource Center,
J. Wayne Reitz Union and Counseling Cen-
ter.

Dean of Students Office
www.dso.ufl.edu
The Dean of Students Office is commit-
ted to the total development of students.
The office is located in 202 Peabody Hall.
The office's staff is responsible for plan-
ning, coordinating and implementing pro-
grams and services for the university's
students.
Major objectives include making stu-
dents aware of and encouraging the use of
university resources, interpreting the
goals, objectives and actions of the univer-
sity to students, and encouraging a sense
of community among students, faculty and
staff.
The Dean of Students Office provides:
individual and group advising, pro-
grams and services for new students,
including orientation
* assistance and advising to minority
students and organizations
* coordination of student conduct and
discipline
* services and programs for students
with disabilities
* programs and services for women stu-
dents
* student leadership development and
recognition
* committee responsibility for student
medical petitions
* exit interviews for students withdraw-
ing from the university
* fraternity and sorority advising and
coordination
* liaison with and advice to Student
Government and other student or-
ganizations


special programs to personalize stu-
dent experiences within the university
programs and services regarding is-
sues of gender.
Institute of Black Culture: The Insti-
tute of Black Culture (IBC) was established
in 1971. The IBC is an operational unit of
the Dean of Students Office and provides
an educational, social and cultural support
system for students of African descent. Its
mission is to enhance the UF experience by
sharing the history and culture of black
people. IBC programs promote a sense of
awareness and appreciation for the differ-
ent cultures of the African Diaspora. The
IBC houses a growing collection of Afri-
can, African-American and Caribbean art
and literature. The institute is located at
1510 West University Avenue.
Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures:
The Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures
offers a variety of workshops, seminars,
activities, programs and services for stu-
dents with Hispanic and Latino heritage,
including the Hispanic Student Assembly
and the Florida Hispanic Latino Collegiate
Forum. The institute serves as a resource
for the university and provides a facility to
assist students and student organizations
interested in Hispanic and Latino issues.
The institute is located at 1504 West Uni-
versity Avenue.
Services for Students with Disabili-
ties: The Dean of Students Office provides
individual assistance to students with
documented disabilities based upon the
need and impact of the specific disability.
There is no requirement for a student to
disclose his/her disability. However, stu-
dents requesting classroom accommoda-
tions must register with the Dean of
Students Office and provide documenta-
tion to verify the disability.
Support services may include special
campus orientations, helping with registra-
tion, approving reduced course loads for
full-time status, providing classroom and
examination accommodations, identifying
course substitutions, supporting course
drops when disability related, procuring
auxiliary learning aids and helping with
university activities. The coordinator for
compliance (Section 504 of the Rehabilita-
tion Act of 1973) is housed in the Dean of
Students Office, 202 Peabody Hall, 392-
1261 (Voice)/392-3008 (TDD). Students
with disabilities are encouraged to contact
the Dean of Students Office for more in-
formation.
Upon request, the Undergraduate Cata-
log is available on computer disk to stu-
dents with print disabilities. For more


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information, contact the Dean of Students
Office at 392-1261 [392-3008 (TDD)].

GatorLink
www.gatorlink.ufl.edu
GatorLink is a student's computer iden-
tity at the University of Florida. A GatorLink
account provides a short usemame@ufl.edu
e-mail address. Official university commu-
nications are sent to this email address.
GatorLink also offers access to a variety of
campus computing services at no cost, in
addition to fee-based services. Free Gator-
Link services include e-mail, a monthly
dialup quota and Web space. Many cam-
pus services require a GatorLink signon,
including computer lab and network con-
nections, print services, online training and
the download of university-licensed soft-
ware. No-cost GatorLink services are sup-
ported by' the university's central
administration.
A student can create and manage a Ga-
torLink account on the Web site at
www.gatorlink.ufl.edu. The Office of
Academic Technology's UF Computing
Help Desk is ready to help students create
and use GatorLink services, as well as
computer connections, computer use or
problems. Call 392-HELP (4357), stop by
CSE E214 or CSE E520, or e-mail help-
desk@ufl.edu to speak to a consultant. The
Help Desk's Web site, helpdesk.ufl.edu,
provides service hours and self-help in-
formation.
Undergraduate students receive weekly
e-mail from the University of Florida
called the University of Florida Wednes-
day Update. These e-mails are being sent
to all the GatorLink e-mail addresses of
registered undergraduate students. The
content of the e-mails includes administra-
tive information, such as deadlines and
requirements, and educational enhance-
ment opportunities for undergraduates.
The University of Florida Wednesday Up-
date is a service of the Office of the Associate
Provost for Undergraduate Education, de-
signed to enhance the undergraduate experi-
ence. Archives of these e-mails can be found
at http//lists.ufl.edu/archives/wednesday-
update.html.

Gator I Card
www.bsd.ufl.edu
The official university photo ID is
known as the Gator 1 card. All enrolled
students, faculty and staff must have a
university ID card.
The Gator 1 card is used for access to
CIRCA computer labs, university libraries,
student recreation and fitness centers, all
university recreation facilities and intra-


mural sports activities and infirmary. The
card also is required for purchasing tickets
to any university athletic or extracurricular
events and to vote in student government
elections. Students with Gator Dining ac-
counts can use the card to purchase food at
any campus location; the card also can be
used with a prepaid vending account for
select vending machines and laundry fa-
cilities in some residence halls. The UF
Bookstore uses Gator 1 for purchases in its
Textbook Deferred Payment Program. Ga-
tor 1 also functions as an ATM/debit card
when activated, by certain banks. Please
check with the ID Card office or visit
www.bsd.ufl.edu for more information.
The ID Card Services Office is located
next to the UF Bookstore on the ground
floor level of the Visitor Welcome Center
on Museum Road. Office hours are 8:00
a.m. 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday,
excluding university holidays. Call 392-
UFID (8343) for further information.
To process a request for a Gator 1 card:
Visit the ID Card Services Office lo-
cated in the Visitor Welcome Center
on Museum Road.
Present a photo ID (driver's license,
military ID or passport) and provide
your UF ID number and a copy of
your social security card.
A $10 fee is required at the time the
card is processed (cash, checks or
debit card only).

NOTE: Access to university facilities and
privileges may be denied if your account
is on hold by University Financial Ser-
vices.

Student Spouse ID Cards: To obtain a
student spouse card, the spouse should
bring the student's UFID card, marriage
certificate, his/her photo identification
(driver's license or passport) and social
security card, and $10 to the ID Card Ser-
vices Office. ID Card Services will assign a
UFID number if needed.

UFID Number
ufid.ufl.edu
UFID is an eight-digit number (#### -
####) that serves as the primary way to
identify students in all university records
and transactions. Similar to a Social Secu-
rity Number, no two people will have the
same number, and each person has only
one number. The number is pre-assigned
by the university, not chosen as you would
a PIN. All students, employees and others
associated with the university have a UFID
number. If you have a valid Gator 1 card,


you have a UFID number. You can obtain
your UFID number online at ufid.ufl.edu.
For more information, visit
www.it.ufl.edu/ufid/faq-students.html.

Office of Academic
Technology
www.at.ufl.edu
The Office of Academic Technology (AT)
provides academic and technology resources
and assistance to students. Testing services
are offered to students, including the
CLEP, CLAST, GRE and other standard-
ized tests. The Reading and Writing Center
and Teaching Center provide individual
instruction and tutoring for students.
AT's Center for Instructional and Re-
search Computing (CIRCA) provides com-
puting labs and work areas for use by all UF
students, connectivity and utility software,
instructions on the UF Software CD, com-
puter skills training and computer account
and consulting support (www.circa.ufl.edu).
For more information about services of-
fered by the Office of Academic Technol-
ogy, refer to the Web site at at.ufl.edu.

Transportation and Parking
Regulations
www.parking.ufl.edu
Students may ride all RTS buses fare-
free upon presentation of a Gator 1 ID
card.
Any student of the university may op-
erate a motor vehicle on campus and regis-
ter a vehicle for parking. All vehicles
parked on campus on weekdays between
7:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. must display a valid
UF parking decal or permit, or must be
parked at a metered space with payment
of the appropriate fee.
Student parking eligibility is deter-
mined by local address and academic clas-
sification. Rules and regulations are
available online at www.parking.ufl.edu
and are provided also at the time of vehi-
cle registration. All registrants should be-
come familiar with them prior to operating
or parking a motor vehicle on campus.
Special disabled student decals are
available to students with state-issued dis-
abled persons' parking placards with prior
approval by the university's ADA office.
Illegal parking or moving violations
may result in the issuance of citations.
Failure to respond to citations within the
prescribed time and/or accumulation of
citations may result in additional costs,
vehicle impoundment, suspension of park-
ing privileges, and delays in registering for
classes and receiving grades or transcripts.


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For more information, visit
www.parking.ufl.edu or contact the
Transportation and Parking Services decal
office (392-2241).

Department of Housing and
Residence Education
www.housing.ufl.edu
Mission: The Department of Housing
mission is to provide well-maintained,
community-oriented facilities where resi-
dents and staff are empowered to learn,
innovate and succeed. More than 7,300
students live in single-student residence
halls. Nearly 2,100 married students,
graduate students, spouses and children
live in 980 apartments in graduate and
family housing villages.
Contact Information: University Hous-
ing Office, P.O. Box 112100, Gainesville,
FL, 32611-2100. Phone: (352) 392-2161.
Fax: (352) 392-6819. E-mail:
houinfo@housing.ufl.edu.
Residency Requirements: Campus hous-
ing is available to full time students as de-
fined by respective academic colleges.
Students may choose to live on or off cam-
pus. Freshmen entering the university dur-
ing the summer terms) must live on
campus during the summer to be eligible
for academic year housing. Campus hous-
ing contracts in residence halls are avail-
able for the academic year (fall/spring
semesters), spring semester only, and the
summer terms.
Application Process for Beginning
Freshmen: After beginning freshmen
complete application for admission to UF,
the Department of Housing will send the
student on-campus housing application
information. The student must complete
the application and return it with a $25
non-refundable application fee to establish
a housing priority date. Applying for cam-
pus housing does not guarantee an offer of
residence hall space. If the student is ad-
mitted to UF and based on the housing
priority date, the Department of Housing
will send a residence hall agreement, if
space is available. To secure campus hous-
ing, the student must return the agreement
and advance rent payment by the due date
specified.
Application Process for Transfer Stu-
dents: Students must apply to UF and
have a UFID prior to applying for campus
housing. Students need to apply as early as
possible because of the demand for hous-
ing. Transfer students must return the
completed application with a $25 non-
refundable application fee. If the student is
admitted to UF and housing space is avail-
able, an agreement will be sent based on
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the date the housing application and fee
are received.
Application Process for Village Com-
munities: Students must apply to UF and
have a UFID prior to applying for housing.
To be eligible to live in Village Communi-
ties, the following qualifications must be
met: A married student or student parent
without spouse who has legal custody of
minor children must meet the require-
ments for admissions to the University of
Florida and continue to make normal pro-
gress toward a degree as determined by
the college. Applications must be com-
pleted and signed by the applicant and
his/her spouse or fiance, if applicable, and
submitted with all the necessary support-
ing papers and non-refundable $10 appli-
cation fee. Supporting papers include a
copy of the applicant's marriage certificate
and/or children's birth certificates. Single
parents must provide a copy of legal
documents (adoption papers, divorce de-
crees, etc.) showing full custody of minor
dependent children before being offered
an assignment. Maguire Village applicants
also must include a statement of income.
Contact the Village Communities Office at
the address above.
Students with Disabilities: A variety
of facilities and services are available for
students with disabilities. Students with
disabilities who require adapted facilities
or services need to contact the Assign-
ments Office in writing as soon as possible
to document disabilities, needs and re-
quests. Students with disabilities must
meet the standard guidelines used to de-
termine housing eligibility. Students with
print-related disabilities may request hous-
ing publications in an alternative format.
Students with hearing disabilities may re-
quest assistance from the Florida Relay
Service, 392-3008 (Voice/TDD).
Facilities: Twenty-four single student
residence halls offer a wide variety of
room styles: single rooms (limited), double
rooms, triple rooms, suites for 2/3/4/5
residents and apartments. The most com-
mon room is a standard air-conditioned
double room that accommodates two resi-
dents.. All rooms have beds, mattresses,
study desks, chairs, dressers, closets, and
window coverings. Rental rates include
cable television service, local telephone
service, fiber optic computer service and
utilities. (Utility rates are limited in the
Keys Residential Complex and Lakeside
Residential Complex.) Rental rates vary
depending on features such as air condi-
tioning, floor space, private baths, and
kitchen facilities. In Village Communities
(graduate and family housing), studio


apartments, townhouses, and 1/2/3 bed-
room apartments are available.
Residence Hall Staff: The Department
of Housing employs nearly 700 full-time
and part-time staff. Staff includes custodial
staff, maintenance staff, clerical staff, ad-
ministrators and student staff, including
graduate hall directors, resident assistants,
desk assistants and security assistants.
Staff and student leaders plan social,
recreational, cultural and educational op-
portunities. The staff is trained in crisis in-
tervention, personal and fire safety, and
security procedures.
Students' main contact with staff is
with resident assistants (RAs), graduate
hall directors (GHDs), residence directors
(RDs), residence life coordinators (RLCs)
and assistant directors of housing for resi-
dence life (ADHs). An undergraduate RA
lives on each floor or section to serve as a
peer adviser. Graduate staff, who super-
vise RAs, help to promote a learning envi-
ronment and coordinate area activities.
The ADH, a full-time university adminis-
trator, is responsible for the overall admin-
istrative and educational functions within
each residence area.
Inter-Residence Hall Association: All
students are encouraged to participate in
organizational activities that play a signifi-
cant part in their educational, cultural, so-
cial and recreational life. The Inter-
Residence Hall Association (IRHA) repre-
sents the collective interests of all resident
students and serves as a channel of com-
munication between residence area gov-
ernment councils, the university
community and outside interests. This self-
governance program at the hall and area
levels offers residents the opportunity to
establish guidelines for group living and a
chance to help plan social and educational
activities.
Local Telephone Service: A telephone
jack that provides 24-hour service is lo-
cated in each room. Students provide their
own touch-tone telephones. Cost of local
service is included in the housing rental
rate and includes call waiting, speed call-
ing, three-way calling and call return.
Convenience Stores and Vending Ma-
chines: Beaty Market, Graham Oasis and
the Little Hall Express Shop -- three con-
venience stores owned and operated by
Gator Dining Service -- are located in or
near Beaty, Graham and Little Halls, re-
spectively. Students may purchase conven-
ience items such as snacks, milk, bread,
soda, pens, paper, candy, etc., using their
Gator Dining cards or cash. Vending ma-
chines are located conveniently in all resi-
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Food Service: All residents have the
opportunity to purchase board plans or
declining balance accounts on an optional
basis from Gator Dining Service. Space is
limited in the board plan program. Stu-
dents with board plans eat most meals in
Gator Corner Dining Facility, the large
multi-purpose dining facility located by
Tolbert, North, Riker, East, Weaver, Gra-
ham, Simpson, and Trusler halls on the
west side of campus or at the Broward
Dining Center featuring the Fresh Food
Co. located next to Broward Hall. Call Ga-
tor Dining Service at (352) 392-2491 or visit
www.bsd.ufl.edu/dining/ for more infor-
mation.
Custodial Service: All the residence
halls have custodial staff to clean public
areas, bathrooms, lounges and hallways.
Individual room cleaning is the responsi-
bility of each resident.
Security: Security is a shared responsi-
bility of the university, residence hall staff
and residents. Residents must take precau-
tions to protect themselves and their per-
sonal property. Residence hall staff and the
University Police Department provide
campus safety education and awareness
programs. The residence hall staff moni-
tors residence hall security; external build-
ing security generally is the responsibility
of the University Police Department.
Housing security assistants patrol the ar-
eas immediately next to the residence halls
from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. when classes
are in session.
Laundry Facilities: Washers and dryers
that are coin-operated or will function with
a Gator 1 debit card are provided in each
residence area.
Cable T.V.: A 40-channel residence hall
closed-cable television system is provided.
Charges for basic cable service are in-
cluded in the housing rent. Channel 8, The
Residence Information Channel, broad-
casts bulletin board messages, movies and
other copyright-secured videos.
Electronic Card Access: The conversion
of outside entrance doors to electronic card
access is an on-going project. Residents
living in halls that have been converted
will be issued plastic cards for access to
these halls in addition to keys.
Computer Services: Students are re-
sponsible for the security of their computer
systems. Students may access university
computer services in residence facilities
through DHNet, the Department of Hous-
ing ethernet fiber optic computer network,
or by modem. DHNet provides computer
services via fiber optic lines, not phone
lines. Modems are not needed, data is
transferred more quickly and students


may send and receive phone calls while
using their computers. DHNet service is
available in all residence facilities. The ser-
vice is included in the rent charge.

Special Housing Areas
Lakeside Residential Complex: Four
students share an apartment with four sin-
gle bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen
and a living room. Bathrooms are cleaned
by Housing custodial staff.
Quiet/Study Floors: Quiet/Study floors
are available in Tolbert Area (men), Gra-
ham Hall (men), Riker Hall (women), and
Murphree Area (men/women). Residents
assigned to these floors agree to more re-
strictive levels of quiet, which are in effect
seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
Hume Honors Housing: Freshmen may
be invited to live in Honors housing (Hon-
ors Residential College at Hume Hall) to
participate in an accelerated academic
program. Residents agree to abide by the
guidelines and expectations of honors
housing. Single and double-room suites
with bathrooms surround a floor lounge.
Housing custodial staff cleans the bath-
rooms. Contact: Admissions Officer for
Superior Student Applications, Admis-
sions, University of Florida, PO Box
114000, Gainesville, FL 32611. Phone: (352)
392-1365.
Leader/Scholar Program: Incoming
first- year students can request assignment
to the Leader/Scholar Program in Trusler
Hall, which offers additional program-
ming and support services in academic
and life skills areas. Sections of First Year
Florida are taught in Trusler Hall for stu-
dents in the Leader/Scholar Program. This
program has fewer than 200 available
spaces and is available on a first-come,
first-served basis. Contact: Residence Life
Coordinator for Graham/Hume, 352-392-
6011.
Beaty Towers: Four residents share an
apartment with two bedrooms, complete
kitchen, and bathroom. Housing custodial
staff cleans bathrooms. Beaty residents are
encouraged to take advantage of the addi-
tional programming and support services
that promote personal wellness and focus
on improving body, mind and spirit.
Springs Residential Complex: Single
and double-room suites with bathrooms
surround a floor lounge. Housing custo-
dial staff cleans bathrooms. It is the home
of "Wellness at the Springs," a satellite Ga-
torWell program from the Student Health
Care Center. Students are encouraged to
take advantage of the on-site center, which
offers massage, meditation, yoga, and


other programs and activities that promote
an overall wellness lifestyle.
Faculty-in-Residence Program: The
Faculty-in-Residence Program in Lakeside
Residential Complex promotes interaction
between students and the faculty-in-
residence. The faculty member lives in an
apartment in Lakeside Residential Com-
plex and shares the residence hall living
experience with students. The faculty-in-
residence provides academic advising and
helps to plan and implement programs.
Keys Residential Complex: Continuing
students with 30 plus hours of completed
course work share an apartment with four
single bedrooms, two baths, a kitchen and
a living room. Housing custodial staff
cleans the bathrooms.
Community Service Section: Students
interested in volunteering and leadership
can apply to live in the Community Service
Section in Fletcher Hall. The goal of the
section is to provide an awareness, under-
standing and supportive environment for
residents who are interested in volunteer
endeavors.
International House at Weaver Hall:
The University of Florida hosts interna-
tional exchange students from all five con-
tinents. The International House is home to
exchange students and UF degree-seeking
students who desire to take part in a cross-
cultural living/learning environment. The
International House encourages and sup-
ports the acquisition of international per-
spectives and multiculturalism as well as
the recognition of intercultural issues.
Off-Campus Housing: The Housing Of-
fice maintains listings of apartments, houses
and rooming units offered for rent to stu-
dents, faculty and staff. Each spring, the office
compiles a list of apartment and rooming unit
developments. This list is available at
www.housing.ufl.edu/housing/facilities_off
campus.htm. The Housing Office cannot rec-
ommend any off-campus facility.
The student should make a personal in-
spection of the rental facility and have a
conference with the owner (or agent) be-
fore making a deposit or signing a lease.
Persons seeking off-campus housing
should plan to arrive in Gainesville well in
advance of the semester in which housing
is needed. Fall arrangements are possible
as early as April, spring semester after
mid-November. For best results, visit dur-
ing the week-not weekends-after pre-
liminary information on available rentals
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Gator Dining Service
www.gatordining.com
Gator Dining Service is the official food
service provider of the University of Flor-
ida. There are more than 25 dining loca-
tions on campus, including many favorite
national franchisees like Burger King,
Wendy's, Subway, Taco Bell, Blimpie,
Chick-fil-A, KFC, Freshens, Java City, and
more. Gator Dining Services offers two
types of meal plans: 1) The All Campus
Meal Plan providing 19, 14, or 10 meals per
week at discounts of almost half off retail
price; and 2) the Regular Declining Balance
Account that is accepted at all locations on
campus and can be opened with as little as
$1.

Student Financial Affairs
www.ufsa.ufl.edu/sfa/
The Office for Student Financial Affairs
(SFA), in S107 Criser Hall, coordinates and
administers student financial aid programs
and provides financial assistance and
counseling at UF.
SFA awards aid to students according
to financial need-the difference between
current educational costs and what indi-
vidual students can pay toward these
costs. The university evaluates financial
need for UF students from data provided
by the federal need-analysis processor, af-
ter the processor has analyzed the informa-
tion students and their families have
supplied on the student's Free Application
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Customer Service: SFA is open from
8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m., Monday through Fri-
day. For financial aid information, applica-
tions and advising, students can go to S107
Criser Hall or call 392-1275.
What is Financial Aid? Financial aid is
money provided to students and their
families as either gift aid or self-help to
help pay college costs. Gift aid is free
money, such as scholarships and grants.
Students do not have to repay these
awards. Self-help programs include loans
and employment and are named "self-
help" because students must repay loans
and work for money awarded through
employment programs. Awards consist of
scholarships, grants, loans and/or work,
singly or as a package.
Types of Aid: Scholarships are awarded
based on academic performance and finan-
cial need. SFA awards a limited number of
scholarships to academically outstanding
undergraduates with documented need.
Most academic scholarships are awarded
through the Office of Admissions. Indi-
vidual colleges also offer scholarships. For


information, students should contact their
college.
Grants are awarded to undergraduates
with financial need. The two largest grant
programs are the Federal Pell Grant and
the Florida Student Assistance Grant.
The following undergraduate loan pro-
grams are available at UF: Federal Direct
Stafford/Ford Loans, Federal Direct Un-
subsidized Stafford/Ford Loans, UF Insti-
tutional Loans, and Federal Perkins Loans.
Parents of dependent undergraduates also
can take out educational loans through the
Federal Direct PLUS Loan program. These
programs offer long-term, low-interest
loans that must be repaid when the bor-
rower graduates, withdraws, or drops to
less than half-time enrollment.
Loans range upward from $500 per
academic year at low annual interest rates.
The amount of each loan, except for Fed-
eral Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
and Federal Direct PLUS loans, is based on
financial need as determined from infor-
mation the borrower provides on the
FAFSA.
The university also has a short-term
loan program to help students meet emer-
gency financial needs related to educa-
tional expenses. Students may borrow up
to $1,000 or the amount of in-state tuition if
they have an acceptable repayment source.
Interest is 1 percent per month, and these
loans must be repaid by the first day of the
last month in the semester in which the
money is borrowed.
Part-time employment through the uni-
versity is offered to about 7,500 students
each year. Students normally work 15-20
hours a week and earn at least minimum
wage. Most departments arrange work
hours around the students' academic
schedules.
When to Apply: Applications are avail-
able January 1 each year. Students are con-
sidered for aid according to the date their aid
file is complete. A few programs such as
Federal Pell Grants, Federal Direct Staf-
ford/Ford Loan, and OPS employment are
open for application throughout the year
(refer to important deadlines below).
Although SFA cannot award financial
aid to students until they have been admit-
ted to the university, students should ap-
ply for aid as soon as possible after
January 1 each year.
Important Deadlines: Financial aid ap-
plications should be completed and sent to
the appropriate processor as soon as pos-
sible after January 1. March 17 is the "on-
time" deadline for SFA to receive students'
information from the need analysis
agency. Students who wish to be consid-


ered for campus-based and institutional
programs (such as Federal Work-Study,
Federal Perkins loans, Turner Grant, and
university loans) should apply by this date
since these funds are limited.
Federal Direct Loan Program deadlines
are set by semester. The fall deadline for ap-
plying for Federal Direct Stafford/Ford, Fed-
eral Direct Unsubsidized Stafford/Ford, and
Federal Direct PLUS loans is October 15. In-
dividual colleges within the university and
private organizations have their own dead-
lines for applying for aid.
How to Apply: Financial aid applica-
tions are not sent automatically when stu-
dents apply for admission. Students may
obtain a Free Application for Federal Student
Aid (FAFSA) and a UF Gator Aid Applica-
tion Guide from any Florida community
college or high school guidance office. Stu-
dents also can request these forms from
the Office for Student Financial Affairs,
Box 114025, Gainesville, FL 32611-4025, or
by calling (352) 392-1275. FAFSAs also are
available from the federal government by
calling toll-free: 1-800-433-3243. Students
also can apply electronically using
"FAFSA on the Web," an online applica-
tion available as a link through SFA's Web
site: www.ufsa.ufl.edu/sfa/.
Students must complete and submit a
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) to the Federal Student Aid Pro-
grams processor at the address indicated
on the form. Students' financial data must
reach us from the processor by March 17
for their application to be considered "on-
time." Allow a minimum of three weeks
for processing.
Confidentiality of Student Records:
The university ensures the confidentiality
of student records in accordance with State
University System statutes and the Family
Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974,
known as the Buckley Amendment. Stu-
dents' family financial information and the
type and amount of their aid are held in
confidence. Information is released only
with the student's written consent.
Student Employment Office: The SFA
Student Employment Office is a clearing-
house for part-time employment and co-
ordinates three employment programs:
Federal Work Study, OPS and off-campus
jobs. Student Employment maintains an
online job list on our web site.
Satellite Offices: SFA has satellite of-
fices located at: College of Dentistry: D3-
#17A Health Science Center, (352) 846-
1384; Colleges of Health Professions, Nurs-
ing, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine,
HPNP G208, (352) 273-6202; College of
Law, 164 Holland Hall, (352) 392-0421; and


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College of Medicine, M-128 Health Science
Center, (352) 392-7800.
ISIS: Using ISIS, students can access in-
formation about their personal financial
aid files, as well as complete financial aid
processing transactions such as Federal
Direct Loan confirmation and first-time
borrowers entrance counseling via the
Internet. The ISIS Web address is
www.isis.ufl.edu/.

Enrollment Requirements for Financial Aid
UF students must enroll at least half
time to receive most types of financial aid.
For undergraduate students, full-time en-
rollment for financial aid eligibility is 12
credit hours per term, and half time is six
credit hours per term.
The sum of all credit hours in Summer
A, B and/or C will determine a student's
enrollment status for summer. Pell grants
are prorated according to enrollment
status.

Academic Progress Requirements for
Financial Aid
UF students receiving financial aid are
required to be in good standing and to
maintain satisfactory academic progress.
While a general summary of the academic
progress requirements is presented here,
for specific details please see the UF Web
site at www.ufsa.ufl.edu/sfa/receiving
/academicprogress.html
Each student must meet three measures
of satisfactory academic progress that are
determined by the student's class and col-
lege: a qualitative component (grade point
average), a time-frame component (maxi-
mum credit hours carried for degree com-
pletion), and a measure of progress within
that time frame (percentage of credit hours
earned each term). Students who fail to
meet these standards are suspended from
receiving financial aid until they meet the
requirements.
Students who fail to meet the require-
ments for satisfactory progress may appeal
to have their financial aid reinstated.
Please visit the SFA Web site for complete
instructions on the petition process at
www.ufsa.ufl.edu/sfa/receiving/petition.
html#progress.
Postbaccalaureate Students: Students
enrolled in postbaccalaureate studies must
petition the Academic Progress Appeals
Committee to receive financial aid. The types
of financial aid available to postbaccalaure-
ate students depend on the student's de-
gree-seeking status.


UF International Center
www.ufic.ufl.edu
The University of Florida International
Center (UFIC) in 123 Grinter Hall pro-
motes the international work of colleges,
departments, faculty and students. UFIC
supports teaching, research and service as
well as the enhancement of international
education and training throughout the
university and the state. For more informa-
tion, contact UFIC at (352) 392-5323; fax,
(352)-392-5575.
Overseas Studies Services (OSS) offers
summer, semester, and academic year
programs that provide students the oppor-
tunity to live and study abroad while ful-
filling degree requirements. Exchange
programs allow students to pay UF tuition
yet study overseas. Scholarships and fi-
nancial aid can help to finance the interna-
tional academic experience. OSS program
assistants advise applicants, tailoring the
program to the individual needs of the
students. Visit the UFIC library or the
UFIC Web site for program details.
International Student Services (ISS)
provides orientation, immigration services
and practical workshops to students from
abroad coming to study at UF. Services
are provided to international students im-
mediately upon their arrival at the Univer-
sity of Florida and continue until they
return to their home country.
Program Development: UFIC develops
initiatives that enhance global education
opportunities for the university. Currently
the World Citizenship Program, sponsored
by The Coca-Cola Foundation, provides
UF students the opportunity to engage in
internships abroad with CARE and
UNICEF.

Career Resource Center
www.crc.ufl.edu/
The Career Resource Center (CRC), on
the first floor of the J. Wayne Reitz Union,
provides career planning, cooperative
education/internship work experience op-
portunities and employment assistance at
the University of Florida.
The CRC helps students develop and
explore career plans, acquire career-related
work experiences and develop personal
strategies that ensure employment.
The center's services focus upon the
student, from freshmen exploring careers
to graduate students seeking employment.
Students can use the center at any time
during their college careers. Most services
are free and include counseling for stu-
dents seeking career planning, career
changes, work experience and job search
campaigns.


The Career Workshop Program offers
80 different seminar sessions on 17 topics
each semester. Sessions are 50 minutes
long and are taught in the CRC's career
development laboratory, and many are
available through the Internet site. Topics
include career planning, cooperative edu-
cation, job search correspondence, resume
preparation, interview techniques, over-
seas jobs and many more.
The Cooperative Education and Intern-
ship Programs enable students to gain pro-
fessional work experience related to
classroom education. They also provide a
source of income and enable students to
become more competitive for the job mar-
ket.
Hundreds of recruiters visit the CRC
each semester and conduct nearly 10,000
on-campus job interviews, the largest such
program in the state. The center uses a
web-based resume referral and interview
management database, and students who
wish to participate in the on-campus inter-
view process whether for full-time, co-op
or internship positions must first register
with the CRC at www.crc.ufl.edu. Once in
the system, students complete the demo-
graphic information, enter or upload their
resumes, and send the data to the CRC for
inclusion in its database. The information
can (and should) be updated as often as
required. Once the data is in the CRC sys-
tem, the student is registered with the cen-
ter and may participate in on-campus
interviews. The center uses this informa-
tion to provide referrals directly to em-
ployers who have requested candidates
before on-campus interviews.
Career Days: The center sponsors a
number of these events each semester. Ca-
reer Showcase, traditionally held in Sep-
tember and January, offers all students an
opportunity to discuss career and em-
ployment opportunities with hundreds of
national companies. Several smaller career
events provide a more specialized recruit-
ing environment for specific colleges and
career fields.
The Career Resource Library contains
information to help students make career
choices: facts on several thousand employ-
ers; employer contact lists; directories for
business, industry, education and gov-
ernment; lists of American firms operating
overseas and reference material and in-
formation on graduate and special studies
programs such as fellowships, assistant-
ships and other resource materials.
Research data also is available on job
trends, outlook and economic forecasts;
labor market statistics; manpower bulletins
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and publications rating most employers.
More than 250 slide/tape, video and audio
programs provide career choices, em-
ployer information, job search and inter-
view techniques.
A Credentials and Referral Service is
available to students and alumni. Copies
of credentials are sent upon request to po-
tential employers. In addition, the center
refers qualified persons on file to inter-
ested employers requesting candidates to
fill job vacancies.
The World Wide Web: The Career Re-
source Center's list of jobs and career in-
formation is available at www.crc.ufl.edu.
This site contains a full spectrum of infor-
mation services and direct Web links, in-
cluding details about the Career Resource
Center, how to find it and hours of opera-
tion; descriptions of CRC programs, events
and services; career events and Career
Showcase (including a current list of em-
ployers attending); job listings; interview-
ing/on-campus recruiting (including
signing up for interviews); plus informa-
tion for alumni. For those in the immediate
job market, there are direct links to such
job posting services as JobTrak, Job Bank
USA, CareerWeb, Monster.com, and Ya-
hoo!Career Mart.

UF Bookstores
www.bsd.ufl.edu
The University of Florida Bookstores
are the university's official bookstores, of-
fering new and used textbooks, and other
school supplies. The Textbook Deferred
Payment Program allows students who
have financial aid to defer the payment for
textbooks and other course materials until
financial aid is received. The deferment is
accomplished by using the Gator 1 Card or
Gator 1 Deferment, as it is called. Other UF
Bookstores' programs include Textbook
Reservations, which allows students to re-
serve books before the term begins, and
Guaranteed Buyback, guaranteeing 50 per-
cent buyback when the textbook is sold
back to the bookstore. These books are des-
ignated with a GBB sticker.
UF Bookstores are located in the new
UF Visitor Center on Museum Road south
of the J. Wayne Reitz Student Union (open-
ing July 2003), and in the J. Hillis Miller
Health Center, Levin College of Law and
College of Veterinary Medicine.
For more information, contact the UF
Bookstores at (352) 392-0194, toll free 800-
226-3015, or visit their Web site.


J. Wayne Reitz Union
www.union.ufl.edu
The J. Wayne Reitz Union is the com-
munity center of the university, providing
a variety of facilities, services and pro-
grams for all members of the university
community. The union's primary emphasis
is serving the nonacademic needs of stu-
dents. Policy for the Reitz Union is estab-
lished by the Board of Managers, which
consists of eight students and six faculty
members, with a student chair. Student
Government funds the Reitz Union.
The Reitz Union opened May 1, 1967,
and was named in honor of Dr. J. Wayne
Reitz, president of the university from 1955
to 1967. Facilities and services offered at
the Reitz Union include:
Student Activities Center: Located on
the third floor, the center houses Student
Government, Student Honor Court, Stu-
dent Legal Services and other student or-
ganizations.
Office of Student Activities: The Reitz
Union sponsors a continuing program of
activities and services, including an arts
series, lectures, live concerts, a leisure
course program, arts and crafts sales, Col-
lege Bowl and numerous leadership and
volunteer programs.
Dining and Food Facilities: Choices in-
clude the Reitz Union Food Court that fea-
tures Wendy's@, Subway@, Allegro Pasta,
the Noodle and Sushi Bar, Java City, Home
Zone, the Arrendondo dining room, the
Orange and Brew, Freshens Premium Yo-
gurt@, and Little Caesar's Pizza@. Com-
plete catering services are available.
Meeting/Hotel Facilities: Two large
ballrooms, two auditoriums, three lounges
and thirty conference and meeting rooms
are available for students and university
organizations. A 36-room hotel is also
available.
University Box Office: Students, fac-
ulty and staff can purchase tickets for
campus concerts at TicketMaster outlet;
tickets also are available for major enter-
tainment events throughout the Southeast
United States.
Retail Stores: Located on the ground
floor and outside around the terrace, the
retail stores include ALLTEL, Bank of
America, STA Travel, the Reitz Union Hair
Company, the Corner Store, the Outfitter,
Lange Eye Care, Talking Walls, Kaplan
Test Prep and Comp USA.
Recreation & Entertainment: The Arts
and Crafts Center offers studio space,
classes and hands-on instruction in ceram-
ics, jewelry making and screen printing.
The Game Room features 16 bowling lanes
with black lights and automatic scoring, 17


billiard tables, a snooker table, football
and video games. Camping and outdoor
equipment rentals and trip-planning in-
formation are available from The Outfitter.
The Reitz Union Cinema features first-run
movies, avant garde classics and foreign
and animated films. The gallery and art
gallery areas display works by students
and faculty.
Bookstore and Welcome Center: The
new University of Florida Bookstore is lo-
cated at the Reitz Union. The bookstore
sells textbooks, supplies, gifts and cloth-
ing. The Welcome Center provides a 'front
door' for the university, featuring an in-
formation desk, university displays, and
information about university programs
and entrance requirements. The Gator 1
Card Services Office also is located in the
Welcome Center.
Services: ATMs, an information desk,
lost and found, and a passenger and ride-
wanted bulletin boards are provided. Free
notary public service is provided by Stu-
dent Legal Services. A computer lab also is
available for UF students.

Special Support Services
The Counseling Center
www.counsel.ufl.edu
The Counseling Center offers counsel-
ing services to enrolled students for per-
sonal, career and educational concerns.
Professional psychologists and counselors
provide short-term individual, couples
and group counseling. There is no charge
for the center's confidential counseling ser-
vices. Appointments may be made in per-
son during office hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m., Monday through Friday). Students
in need of immediate assistance are seen
on an emergency non-appointment basis.
The center is located in 301 Peabody Hall.
Counseling Center faculty members
also provide a range of consultation and
outreach programs to the campus commu-
nity. Telephone or in-person consultation
is available for students, parents, faculty
and staff regarding any issues related to
student development. The center's faculty
members serve as program resources for a
variety of student organizations and aca-
demic departments. The center has an ex-
tensive training program for selected
students. Faculty teach undergraduate
and graduate courses in the departments
of psychology and counselor education.
Special groups offered by the center
address topics such as academic success,
math/science/technology confidence, per-
sonal and family relationships, substance
abuse. The center also provides various
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populations. Help with career decision
making and choosing a major occurs
through individual and group counseling,
as well as through use of DISCOVER, a
computerized career guidance program.
All center activities are conducted with
sensitivity to diversity of the students on a
large, multicultural campus. For more in-
formation please call at 352-392-1575 or
visit our Web site.

Student Health Care Center
www.health.ufl.edu/shcc
The Student Health Care Center (SHCC)
provides outpatient medical services that
include primary medical care, health
screening programs, health education,
sexual assault recovery services and men-
tal health counseling. The Accreditation
Association for Ambulatory Health Care
Inc. accredits the SHCC.
Physicians, physician assistants, nurse
practitioners, registered nurses, dietitians,
psychiatrists, psychologists and mental
health counselors staff the SHCC. The
SHCC has a convenient, appointment-
based system designed to encourage con-
tinuity of care. Students are assigned a
medical provider in a team. This provider
will see the student throughout his/her
educational career at UF. Students should
first phone to receive a same-day ap-
pointment with their provider. Each team
has a registered nurse whom you can
phone and discuss medical concerns and
questions. The health education staff pro-
vides counseling and an extensive campus
outreach including the GatorWell pro-
gram. In addition, the SHCC also provides
a pharmacy, clinical laboratory and radiol-
ogy services. Health services available for
university students include: immuniza-
tions, foreign travel consultation, women's
health care, specialized programs for stu-
dents with eating disorders and alcohol
and substance abuse, an acute care clinic
and a sports medicine clinic. A current de-
scription of all services, hours and special
events is listed on the SHCC Web site,
www.health.ufl.edu/shcc.
There is no charge for an office visit
with SHCC clinical staff, health education
or mental health services. Fee-for-service
charges are assessed for laboratory tests,
X-rays, medical procedures, medications,
physical therapy, massage therapy and
consultation with health care specialists.
CPR and first-aid classes also are available
for a fee. All the services are located in the
Infirmary building, which is located on
Fletcher Drive on campus. Limited SHCC
services also are available at SHCC at
Shands Satellite Clinic.


The fall and spring SHCC hours for
medical care are 8:00 a.m. 6:30 p.m. on
weekdays and noon 4:00 p.m. on week-
ends and most holidays. Student Mental
Health hours are 8 a.m. 5 p.m., Monday,
Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 6
p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. Pharmacy
hours are 8 a.m. 5:30 p.m., Monday
through Friday and noon 4 p.m. on
weekends/holidays. Clinic hours vary
during semester breaks and holidays.
Summer hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30
p.m., Monday through Friday. A medical
provider and mental health counselor are
available by phone for urgent questions
that require advice after hours.
All students registered for classes at the
university are eligible for service. Spouses,
postdoctoral students and semester-off
students who plan to return the following
semester may receive services if they pay
an optional health fee. A Student Govern-
ment-sponsored health insurance plan is
available.
HIV Infection: The university's policy
is to assess the needs of students, faculty or
employees with HIV infection on a case-
by-case basis. With permission of the af-
fected individual, the director of the Stu-
dent Health Care Center will assist in the
coordination of resources and services.
The confidentiality of the individual's
HIV status, as well as the individual's wel-
fare, is respected. Breach of confidentiality
of information obtained by a university
employee in an official university capacity
may result in disciplinary action.
Based on current medical information
concerning risk of infection, the university
does not isolate persons with HIV infec-
tion or AIDS from other individuals in the
educational or work setting. Furthermore,
the university supports the continued par-
ticipation, to the fullest extent reasonably
possible, of these individuals in the cam-
pus educational/work environment.
It is also the policy of the university to
provide education that seeks to prevent
the spread of HIV infection. Those at risk
for HIV infection are encouraged to get
tested; those who are infected are urged to
seek treatment. With current advances in
HIV /AIDS treatment, early intervention is
crucial to maintain well-being and delay
complications of the illness.
In keeping with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, the university considers
HIV/AIDS to be a disability. Students or
employees who are disabled by HIV infec-
tion or AIDS can utilize existing support
services.
Medical Excuse Note Policy: The Stu-
dent Health Care Center can provide a


medical excuse note only if our providers
are involved in the medical care of a stu-
dent who must be absent from class for
three or more days for medical reasons. A
student who has a medical reason that re-
sults in fewer than three days of absence
from class should talk with his/her profes-
sor rather than ask for an excuse note from
the SHCC. If a professor subsequently re-
quires a note for a medical absence of
fewer than three days, then the professor
must provide the SHCC with a written re-
quest on UF department letterhead.

Dental Care
www.dental.ufl.edu
The College of Dentistry provides a
broad range of dental services at reduced
fees through its student clinics. For infor-
mation or scheduling of appointments, call
(352) 392-4261.
Emergency dental care is available on a
walk-in basis at 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
weekdays. Entry to the College of Den-
tistry clinics (the blue zone on the first
floor) is via the west entrance to the Health
Science Center on Center Drive. Parking is
available in the visitor's parking garage
with access from Mowry Road.

Speech and Hearing Clinic
web.csd.ufl.edu/speech.html
The Department of Communication
Sciences and Disorders offers services to
persons who have speech, hearing, lan-
guage or reading disorders.
The clinic operates from 8:00 a.m. 5:00
p.m., Monday through Friday when the
university is in session. Those interested
are encouraged to call the clinic (352) 392-
2041 (Voice & TDD) or to stop by 435
Dauer Hall for information regarding fees
and services or to schedule an appoint-
ment.

Student Legal Services
sg.ufl.edu/sls
Student Legal Services, funded by the
activity and service fee, provides legal ad-
vice and counseling to university students.
Full-time students may receive advice on
landlord-tenant problems, consumer law,
criminal charges, traffic citations, divorce,
adoption, name change and other family
matters. In some landlord-tenant and fam-
ily law matters, Student Legal Services
provides free representation in court in
Alachua County. Certain restrictions and
limitations may apply. Appointments usu-
ally are required for one-on-one counsel-
ing with the staff attorneys. All staff
attorneys are licensed members of the Flor-
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Notary services, including preparation
of powers of attorney, are available with-
out appointment during normal business
hours, 8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m., Monday
through Friday.
For more information on the services
offered or to make an appointment to
speak to a staff attorney, call Student Legal
Services at 392-1665, Ext. 368. Student Le-
gal Services is located in Room 368,
J. Wayne Reitz Union.

Reading and Writing Center
www.at.ufl.edu/r&w/
The University Reading and Writing
Center, located within the Teaching Center
in SW Broward Hall, offers free services to
staff and students. The center's office is
open 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m., Monday
through Friday (392-2010).
The center provides noncredit individ-
ual instruction in reading and writing. The
reading program is designed to improve
comprehension, vocabulary and study
skills. The writing program helps students
with the organization and development of
papers and with grammar and mechanics.
Through individual conferences, students
may receive limited help in writing papers.
The center offers workshops on CLAST
and GRE preparation and on writing dis-
sertations and theses. Materials also are
available for the MCAT, LSAT, TOEFL or
GMAT exams.

Teaching Center
www.teachingcenter.ufl.edu
Tutorial and Learning Strategy Ser-
vices. The Office of Academic Technology
Teaching Center, located on the ground
level of SW Broward Hall, offers free tutor-
ing in a variety of subject areas: account-
ing, astronomy, biology, chemistry,
computer science, engineering, economics,
mathematics, physics, and statistics courses.
Students may prepare for the mathematics
portion of the GRE or CLAST by working
individually with a tutor, attending work-
shops, or using the center's computer/print
resources. Study skills/learning strategies
help is provided individually and through
workshops. Videos on time management,
learning strategies, test taking, etc., are also
available. Visit the Teaching Center in Bro-
ward Hall, call 392-2010, or access their Web
site at www.teachingcenter.ufl.edu for
hours of operation and further information.


Office for Academic Support
and Institutional Services
(OASIS) www.oasis.ufl.edu
The Office for Academic Support and
Institutional Services (OASIS) in 200
Walker Hall coordinates and directs sup-
port and enrichment services for all regu-
larly and specially admitted minority
students (African-American, Asian Ameri-
can, Hispanic American and Native
American). This includes participants in
the Upward Bound Program, the Student
Enrichment Services Program and other
regularly admitted students in the College
of Liberal Arts and Sciences. This office
works closely with the Office of Admis-
sions and counselors in high schools and
community colleges to facilitate the admis-
sion of minority students.
Once students are admitted, OASIS
continues to help their retention by provid-
ing academic counseling, tutoring, refer-
rals and advocacy. OASIS works closely
with the Academic Advising Center to
provide training for and information about
its special programs.
OASIS strives to enhance academic pro-
gress. Tutors are provided in math, Eng-
lish, biological sciences, statistics,
economics, chemistry and physics. Refer-
rals are made and tutoring arranged in
other areas through the Teaching Center,
SW Broward Hall, the Reading and Writ-
ing Center and other campus wide offices.
OASIS helps students develop coping and
social adjustment skills by providing suc-
cessful peers and role models. Enrichment
services include recruitment, retention
workshops and seminars, academic pro-
gress monitoring, orientation programs,
research and evaluation activities, and
educational and social activities.

Cycles of Success League for
Scholars
www.aa.ufl.edulaa/affact/
The Cycles of Success League provides
a yearlong program for the University's
National Achievement, Golden, Platinum
Opportunity and Presidential scholars. The
program helps to enhance the students'
established academic excellence through
planned programs encouraging them to
develop leadership skills for career devel-
opment and academic success.
Student-led study groups meet weekly
in small groups to encourage excellent
study habits. Monthly STEPS (Success to
Every Presidential Scholars) meetings are
scheduled to provide a forum with key
people in the university family to address
the needs of scholars. Students who need


additional academic counseling may meet
on a weekly basis with the program coor-
dinator to plan and set goals for success.
The Office of the Vice Provost, under the
direction of Dr. Jacquelyn D. Hart, admin-
isters the program.

University Minority Mentor
Program
www.aa.ufl.edu/aa/affact/
The University Minority Mentor Pro-
gram (UMMP) is open to all first-year mi-
nority students. The yearlong program
provides an opportunity for each partici-
pating student to be mentored by a faculty
member who supports, guides and facili-
tates the realization of each student's
dream. Many planned activities are held
each semester to enhance the protege-
mentor relationship. The effects of mentor-
ing are dramatic, having a positive impact
on student retention, graduation rates and
faculty-student relations. This program is
administered by the Office of the Vice Pro-
vost for Equal Opportunity Programs and
assisted by a council of faculty and staff.

Academic Support
Programming, Office of
Graduate Minority Programs
rgp.ufl.edu/ogmp
The University of Florida is the newest
member of the National Name Exchange
Consortium. This consortium matches un-
dergraduate minority students who are
interested in graduate education with
graduate schools. The name exchange pro-
gram seeks to increase the number of
qualified minority students accepted into
graduate school, improve student access to
information on graduate school opportuni-
ties, and assist graduate schools in identi-
fying qualified minority candidates for
graduate study.
For additional information, contact Re-
cruitment and Retention in the Office of
Graduate Minority Programs, 115 Grinter
Hall, 392-6444, e-mail: ogmp@ufl.edu, or
visit the National Name Exchange Web
site:
www.grad.washington.edu/nameexch/nat
ional/student.html.

Ronald E. McNair Scholars
The Ronald E. McNair Scholars
Achievement Program at UF encourages
qualified undergraduate students to pur-
sue their educational studies through
graduate education. This high-quality, in-
tense academic research program, which is
one of the most prestigious in the country,
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income college students, as well as stu-
dents from groups underrepresented at the
graduate level.
New scholars begin the program at the
Summer B term with a six-week manda-
tory Summer Research Institute. The
scholars are enrolled in a three-credit hour
Scholarly Writing (ENC) course, along
with three other specialized McNair work-
shops; the Research Process, Statistics for
Academic Research, and GRE Preparation.
Scholars are required to partner with a
faculty mentor and conduct research, as
well as attend program workshops and
activities.
McNair scholars receive a research sti-
pend of $2400 that is paid throughout the
program year. Applications are available
in mid October, and the deadline to submit
an application is the last day of February.
For more information about additional
criteria for the program, call 846-2575.

Other Special Services
Committee on Sexism and Homophobia
392-1261, 202 Peabody Hall
Hours: 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m., Monday -
Friday
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Concerns Com-
mittee 392-9191
Hours: 8 a.m. 5 p.m., Monday Friday
Chairperson: Linda Lamme; P.O. Box 117048
Rape and Crime Victim Advocate Pro-
gram
334-0827, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Center for Sexual Assault/Abuse
Recovery Education
392-1161, ext. 231, 326 Student Health Care
Center.
Hours: 8 a.m. 5 p.m., Monday Friday
Center for Women's Studies and
Gender Research
392-3365, 3324 Turlington Hall
Hours: 8 a.m. 5 p.m., Monday Friday

Activities and Organizations
http://sg.ufl.edu
Student Government: Student Gov-
ernment at the University of Florida is a
cooperative organization that advances
student interests and is based on mutual
confidence among the student body, the
faculty and the administration. Consider-
able authority has been granted the stu-
dent body for the regulation and conduct
of student affairs. Student Government
accepts responsibility commensurate with
the resources at its disposal to fulfill its
mission, including the allocation of more
than ten million dollars annually in stu-
dent activity and service fees, substantial
authority in the regulation of co-curricular
activities and administration of the Stu-


dent Honor Court. The university feels
that training in and responsibility for the
conduct of student affairs is a valuable
part of educational growth and develop-
ment.
Student Government is the governing
organization and representative of the stu-
dent body. Student Government functions
under a constitution and by-laws that have
been accepted by the university as express-
ing the will of the students, although ulti-
mate authority for university affairs rests
with university administration. Powers are
distributed into the three branches: legisla-
tive, which is embodied in the Student
Senate; judicial, which is embodied in the
Student Honor Court; and executive, em-
bodied in the president, vice-president and
the treasurer of the student body. Mem-
bers of all three branches are elected di-
rectly by the student body. In addition to
elected offices, many appointed positions
have been established, including Cabinet
and sub-Cabinet, Student Honor Court
and Traffic Court posts.
Student Government, recognizing its
limitations as a true "government," at-
tempts to exercise influence on govern-
ments at all levels through conferences,
lobbying, research and the advancement of
proposals for change.
Students may apply for various posi-
tions within the student government struc-
ture by contacting the Student
Government offices on the third floor of
the J. Wayne Reitz Union.
Religious Activities: The churches, cen-
ters and organizations associated with the
university offer a variety of programs and
ministries. There also are interdenomina-
tional and nondenominational activities
fostered by the Department of Religion
and the Campus Ministries Cooperative.
Social Fraternities: The Interfraternity
Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council,
Panhellenic Council, and Multicultural
Greek Council are the governing bodies for
all UF Greek organizations. The Interfrat-
ernity Council supervises the activities of
the NIC fraternities and is composed of an
executive board and the president of each
fraternity.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council is
the umbrella organization for the tradi-
tionally African-American fraternities and
sororities at the university. The NPHC is
composed of an executive board and the
president of each group.
Primary jurisdiction in sorority matters
is vested in the Panhellenic Council. The
Panhellenic Council is composed of an ex-
ecutive board and the president and Pan-
hellenic delegate of each of the university's


National Panhellenic Conference sorori-
ties. The Multicultural Greek Council
serves as the governing body for sororities
and fraternities who have an ethnic, multi-
cultural as well as a non-traditional focus.
For a full listing of the chapters currently
recognized at the University of Florida,
visit the Dean of Students Office Web site
at www.dso.ufl.edu/greeks.
In addition to the social fraternities and
sororities, there are approximately 220
honorary and professional organizations
and approximately 200 other special inter-
est groups.

Intercollegiate Athletics
www.gatorzone.com
For the past 19 years the University of
Florida has ranked among the nation's 10
best collegiate athletic programs based on
research conducted by USA Today and the
National Association of Collegiate Direc-
tors of Athletics. UF and UCLA are the
only schools to finish in the top 10 in na-
tional all-sports rankings every year since
1983-84.
UF is a member of the National Colle-
giate Association of Athletics (NCAA) and
the Southeastern Conference (SEC) and
competes in Division I for all 18 athletic
teams.
The Gators field eight men's teams and
10 women's sports. The men compete in
baseball, basketball, cross country, foot-
ball, golf, swimming & diving, tennis, and
track & field. The women participate in
basketball, cross country, golf, gymnastics,
swimming & diving, soccer, softball, ten-
nis, track & field and volleyball.
UF also was successful away from the
athletic arena in 2001-02, earning a league
record 149 Southeastern Conference aca-
demic honor roll accolades. UF has had
1,428 Academic All-SEC honorees since
1980, tops in the league. Five UF student-
athletes also earned spots on Verizon Aca-
demic All-America teams in 2001-02, giv-
ing the Gators 41 academic All-Americans
since 1992, the fourth highest among Divi-
sion I schools.

Student Recreation &
Fitness Centers
www.hhp.ufl.edu/recsport/
The Student Recreation and Fitness
Center (SRFC) is located off Fletcher Drive,
behind the Florida Gym, and has racquet-
ball and squash courts, two aerobics
rooms, and a strength and conditioning
room with cardiovascular, Nautilus, and
free-weight equipment. A multipurpose
area accommodates volleyball, basketball


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CAMPUS LIFE AND STUDENT SUPPORT


and martial arts activities. The Lifestyle
Appraisal Center, Room 103 of the SRFC,
offers fitness assessments and wellness in-
formation.
The Southwest Recreation Center
(SWRC) is located across from the Ham
Museum on Hull Road. It contains rac-
quetball, basketball and volleyball courts,
an aerobics room, and a strength and con-


ditioning room with free weights, Med-X
and cardiovascular equipment. For further
information please see our Web site.
Lake Wauburg: UF students, faculty
and staff have their own private lakefront
parks located eight miles south on U.S.
Highway 441. Lake Wauburg North and
South are outdoor recreation facilities
owned and operated year round by the


university. Each facility offers quiet places
to relax or picnic. Park entry fees are free
with your Gator 1 card. The north park
opens at noon and the south park at 1:00
p.m. Tuesday through Friday. On Saturday
and Sunday, the parks open at 10:00 a.m.
Both parks close at 6:00 p.m.


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STUDENT INFORMATION


Academic Regulations
Each student is responsible for becom-
ing familiar with the rules and regulations
of the university and for applying them as
appropriate. Additional information rela-
tive to academic rules, conduct, gradua-
tion, social activities, and failure in studies
may be found in the sections containing
regulations of the colleges and schools.

Classification of Students
The Office of the University Registrar
classifies students at the following levels
each semester:
Classification/Explanation
Special transient students,
qualified high school students
0 and other nondegree students
who have been permitted to
register at the University of
Florida.
Students with fewer than 30
1 credits earned.
Students who have earned 30
2 credits, but fewer than 60
credits.
Students who have earned 60
3 credits, but fewer than 90
credits.
Students who have earned 90
credits or more.
Students who are candidates
for a degree in a program that
5 normally requires 10
semesters and who have
earned 120 credits or more.
Postbaccalaureate students:
degree-holding students who
have been admitted to
postbaccalaureate status.

Confidentiality of Student
Records
The university assures the confidential-
ity of student educational records in ac-
cordance with State University System
rules, state statutes and the Family Educa-
tional Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as
amended, known as the Buckley Amend-
ment.
Student directory information that can
be released to the public is limited to
name, class, college and major; dates of
attendance; degrees) earned; honors and
awards received; local, permanent and e-
mail addresses; telephone number; most
recent previous educational institution at-
tended; participation in officially recog-
nized activities and sports; and the weight
and height of members of athletic teams.
Currently enrolled students must con-
tact the appropriate agency(s) to restrict
release of directory information. The Office
of the University Registrar, the Division of


Housing and the Division of Human Re-
sources routinely release directory infor-
mation to the public. In addition to
requesting this restriction from the Office
of the University Registrar, students who
live on campus also must request this re-
striction from the Division of Housing
(next to Beaty Towers). Students who are
university employees also must request
this restriction from the Division of Hu-
man Resources.
Student educational records may be re-
leased without a student's consent to
school officials who have a legitimate edu-
cational interest in accessing the records.
"School officials" shall include:
* An employee, agent or officer of the
university or State University System
of Florida in an administrative, super-
visory, academic, research, or support
staff position;
Persons serving on university commit-
tees, boards, and/or councils; and
Persons employed by or under con-
tract to the university to perform a
special task, such as an attorney or an
auditor.
"Legitimate educational interest" shall
mean any authorized interest or activity
undertaken in the name of the university
for which access to an educational record
is necessary or appropriate to the opera-
tion of the university or to the proper per-
formance of the educational mission of the
university.
The university also may disclose infor-
mation from a student's educational re-
cords without a student's consent to either
individuals or entities permitted such ac-
cess under applicable federal and state
law.
Students have the right to review their
own educational records for information
and to determine accuracy. A photo I.D.,
other equivalent documentation or per-
sonal recognition by the custodian of re-
cord will be required before access is
granted. Parents of dependent students, as
defined by the Internal Revenue Service,
have these same rights upon presentation

of proof of the student's dependent status.
If a student believes the educational re-
cord contains information that is inaccu-
rate, misleading, or in violation of his or
her rights, the student may ask the institu-
tion to amend the record. The UF Student
Guide outlines the procedures for chal-
lenging the content of a student record, as
well as the policies governing access to
and maintenance of student records.


Student Records and
Transcripts
Records: The Office of the University
Registrar maintains students' academic
records. At the end of each term of enroll-
ment, students' grades, cumulative hours
earned, grade points, probationary status
and degrees earned, if any, are available by
accessing ISIS at www.isis.ufl.edu.
Transcripts: Upon written request, the
university will provide academic tran-
scripts for any student who has attended
this university. Students may be charged
for each transcript. The university main-
tains the right to withhold release of a
transcript if the student has an outstanding
financial obligation to the university. To
reflect a complete academic record for un-
dergraduate, graduate and professional
students, the university will issue only
complete transcripts.

Transfer Credit Policy
In general, students may transfer 60
credit hours from community colleges as
part of the hours needed for their UF de-
grees, regardless of when these hours are
earned, but subject to university and col-
lege degree requirements.
Associate of Arts degree recipients from
Florida public community colleges who
continue enrollment at the school that
awarded the A.A. may be granted addi-
tional transfer credit for one or more
courses that satisfy their UF degree re-
quirements.
However, junior- and senior-level
(courses numbered 3000-4000) course re-
quirements for the major must be com-
pleted at UF or, with permission of the
student's college, at another baccalaureate
degree-granting institution. At least 25
percent of semester credit hours must be
earned through instruction at the Univer-
sity of Florida.
Accreditation by the Southern Associa-
tion of Colleges and Schools states, "an
adequate number of hours with appropri-
ate prerequisites must be required in
courses above the elementary level." The
University of Florida interprets this, based
on commonly accepted good practice, to
mean 30 credits in 3000-4000 level courses.
Courses completed with grades of D or
higher at other regionally accredited de-
gree-granting institutions that reasonably
parallel the curriculum at this university
will be accepted for transfer credit as hours
earned. It is the prerogative of the stu-
dent's college to determine how transfer
credit satisfies the specific degree's course
requirements. Students are required to
submit final official transcripts from all


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institutions attended before or during their
enrollment at UF. Failure to declare atten-
dance at another institution can invalidate
admission to UF and any credits or de-
grees earned.

UF Students Attending Other
Schools
Normally, UF students are not permit-
ted to register at another institution for a
course or its equivalent that is offered at
UF.


Auditing Courses
Auditing courses may be approved on a
space-available basis. In addition to paying
course fees, the student must obtain ap-
provals of the instructor and dean of the
college offering the course. Immunizations
also are required. Audited courses are not
reflected on the academic transcript. In-
formation on procedures for auditing
courses is available from the Office of the
University Registrar. Students auditing a
course to complete course requirements
should refer to the Grades/Grading Poli-
cies section.
Course Load Requirements
The minimum full-time load for under-
graduate students is 12* credits. The mini-
mum full-time load for a six-week summer
term is 6 credits and for the twelve-week
summer term is 12 credits. Postbaccalaure-
ate students are considered undergradu-
ates.
*Students with disabilities, registered
with the Disability Resources Program
(Dean of Students Office), are eligible for
full-time status and all the benefits thereof
at or below 12 credit hours. For more in-
formation, contact the Disability Resources
Program in the Dean of Students Office.
The minimum load for full-time under-
graduate student benefits from the Veter-
ans Administration or Social Security
Administration is 12 credits for fall and
spring, 8 credits for Summer C and 4 cred-
its for the six-week summer terms. Refer to
the Campus Life and Student Support sec-
tion of the catalog for enrollment require-
ments for students receiving financial aid
and students with disabilities.
University regulations allow a maxi-
mum load of 15 credits for a student
whose previous term average was below a
C. Some colleges have differing maximum
loads that are stated in the college sections
of this catalog.
Students with college approval may
register for less than the minimum or more
than the maximum load. After late regis-
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tration, no student may drop below the
minimum load without successfully peti-
tioning his or her college dean.
Simultaneous enrollment in correspon-
dence courses or extension work at an-
other college or university is counted
when computing the maximum course
load but not the minimum course load.
Dropping Courses
Courses may be dropped or added dur-
ing the drop/add period without penalty.
(Classes that meet for the first time after
the drop/add period may be dropped
without academic penalty or fee liability
by the end of the next business day after
the first meeting. This does not apply to
laboratory sections.) After drop/ add, a
course may be dropped up to the date es-
tablished in the university calendar. A
grade of W will appear on the transcript,
and students will be held liable for course
fees.
All drops after the drop/add period
must be submitted to the Office of the
University Registrar by the deadline and
are subject to the following restrictions:
* Students get two (2) drops in their
first 60 credit hours attempted at UF
(hours carried plus S/U credits, not
counting full-term withdrawals from
all courses).
* Students get two (2) more drops be-
ginning the term after the first 60
hours attempted.
* Students with disabilities who need to
drop a course due to disability-related
reasons are allowed to petition for ad-
ditional drops. For more information,
contact the Disability Resources Pro-
gram in the Dean of Students Office.
* Students transferring to UF with an
AA degree from a Florida public com-
munity college or with 60 or more
transfer credits earned from another
college or university get only two (2)
drops.
* Students who can document extenuat-
ing circumstances may petition their
college for additional drops.
* Approval to drop a course must be
obtained from the student's college.
* After the deadline, students may peti-
tion to drop provided they can docu-
ment sufficient reason to drop, usually
hardship or medical condition occur-
ring after the deadline.
Failure to attend a class does not con-
stitute a drop.


ACADEMIC REGULATIONS

Withdrawals
The Dean of Students Office coordi-
nates withdrawal procedures. Withdrawal
formally drops all courses in a term. Stu-
dents who withdraw after drop/add and
before the deadline for withdrawal will
receive a grade of W for all courses. Any
student who withdraws after the deadline
will receive WF grades in all courses and
will be subject to dismissal. Students who
leave UF without withdrawing normally
receive failing grades.
Students on academic probation who
withdraw from UF before the deadline will
continue on probation until their grade
point deficit is reduced to zero. Students
on Admissions Committee probation must
meet the terms of their probation.
Nondegree Registration
Nondegree enrollment is restricted to
participants in special programs, off-
campus programs, university-affiliated
exchange programs, those participants
with nondegree educational objectives at
the university, and high school/college
dual-credit enrollment. (Special regula-
tions govern high school/college dual en-
rollment for academically advanced
students in Florida high schools.)
Students who have been denied admis-
sion to UF for any term are not eligible for
nondegree registration. Students who have
previously attended UF in a degree-
seeking status who did not subsequently
earn a bachelor's degree are not eligible for
nondegree registration.
Visiting Students Attending
UF
Undergraduate students in good stand-
ing at another accredited collegiate institu-
tion can enroll full time at UF as
nondegree transient students to complete
work to transfer back to the parent institu-
tion. The university has limited space for
transient students during the regular aca-
demic year (fall and spring semesters).
UF will not evaluate work previously
completed, and it is the student's respon-
sibility to secure approvals required by the
parent institution. Certification to Social
Security and Veterans Administration
programs also is the responsibility of the
student, who must request each institution
to furnish records. Nondegree enrollment
is subject to the availability of faculty,
space and facilities. No application for
admission is required; the non-degree reg-
istration form is available from the Office
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Nondegree students are subject to the
following restrictions:
* Nondegree students must meet State
of Florida immunization require-
ments.
* Course enrollment requires the ap-
proval of the college at the beginning
of each term. The college of enroll-
ment has the authority to terminate a
nondegree enrollment prior to regis-
tration for any term. Generally, non-
degree registration is for one term
only.
* Registration is not permitted until the
last two days of the drop/add period
and must be completed by the last day
of late registration; failure to register
by that deadline will result in a late
registration fee.
* The same grading system is applicable
to degree and nondegree students.
Nondegree credit is not applicable to a
UF degree except by subsequent ad-
mission to degree status and success-
ful petition for application of such
credit. Authorization to enroll as a
nondegree student in no way implies
future approval for admission as a de-
gree-seeking student.
* Nondegree enrollment status will be
denied any student under suspen-
sion/dismissal from a postsecondary
institution or not in good standing at
any institution previously enrolled,
including UF, even if the student has
subsequently attended another insti-
tution. Nondegree students are subject
to other regulations and restrictions
imposed by the college or department
in which they wish to enroll.
* Nondegree students taking courses at
the university will be required to reg-
ister for and to attend classes under
the university calendar. Nondegree
students must pay appropriate UF
fees based on course level, number of
credits and residency status.


Students are responsible for satisfying
all academic objectives as defined by the
instructor. Absences count from the first
class meeting.
In general, acceptable reasons for ab-
sence from class include illness, serious
family emergencies, special curricular re-
quirements (e.g., judging trips, field trips,
professional conferences), military obliga-
tion, severe weather conditions, religious
holidays and participation in official uni-
versity activities such as music perform-


ances, athletic competition or debate.
Absences from class for court-imposed le-
gal obligations (e.g., jury duty or sub-
poena) must be excused. Other reasons
also may be approved.
Students may not attend classes unless
they are registered officially or approved
to audit with evidence of having paid au-
dit fees. Following the end of drop/add,
the Office of the University Registrar pro-
vides official class rolls/addenda to in-
structors.
Students who do not attend at least one
of the first two class meetings of a course
or laboratory in which they are registered,
and who have not contacted the depart-
ment to indicate their intent, may be
dropped from the course. Students must
not assume that they will be dropped if
they fail to attend the first few days of
class. The department will notify students
dropped from courses or laboratories by
posting a notice in the department office.
Students may request reinstatement on a
space-available basis if documented evi-
dence is presented.
The university recognizes the right of
the individual professor to make atten-
dance mandatory. After due warning, pro-
fessors may prohibit further attendance
and subsequently assign a failing grade for
excessive absences.
Religious Holidays
The Florida Board of Education and
state law govern university policy regard-
ing observance of religious holidays:
* Students, upon prior notification of
their instructors, shall be excused
from class or other scheduled aca-
demic activity to observe a religious
holy day of their faith.
* Students shall be permitted a reason-
able amount of time to make up the
material or activities covered in their
absence.
* Students shall not be penalized due to
absence from class or other scheduled
academic activity because of religious
observances.
If a faculty member is informed of or is
aware that a significant number of stu-
dents are likely to be absent from his or her
classroom because of a religious obser-
vance, a major exam or other academic
event should not be scheduled at that time.
A student who is to be excused from
class for a religious observance is not re-
quired to provide a second party certifica-
tion of the reasons for the absence.
Furthermore, a student who believes that
he or she has been unreasonably denied an
education benefit due to religious beliefs


or practices may seek redress through the
student grievance procedure.
Illness Policy
Students who are absent from classes or
examinations because of illness should
contact their professors. The student
should contact his or her college by the
deadline to drop a course for medical rea-
sons. After the college petition deadline,
students may petition the Faculty Senate
Committee on Student Petitions to drop a
course for medical reasons. The Univer-
sity's policy regarding medical excuse
notes can be found in the Student Affairs
section of the catalog under Student
Health Care Center.
Twelve-Day Rule
Students who participate in athletic or
extracurricular activities are permitted to
be absent 12 scholastic days per semester
without penalty. (A scholastic day is any
day on which regular class work is sched-
uled.) Instructors must be flexible when
scheduling exams or other class assign-
ments.
The 12-day rule applies to individual
students participating on an athletic or
scholastic team. Consequently, a group's
schedule that requires absence of more
than 12 days should be adjusted so that no
student is absent from campus more than
12 scholastic days.
Students who previously have been
warned for absences or unsatisfactory
work should not incur additional absences,
even if they have not been absent 12 scho-
lastic days. It is the student's responsibility
to maintain satisfactory academic per-
formance and attendance.
Reading Days
The two days before the start of exami-
nations in the fall and spring semesters,
generally a Thursday and Friday, are des-
ignated reading days. No classes or exams
are held on these days. Instead, students
are encouraged to use these days for study
and review. There are no reading days in
the summer terms because examinations
are given during regular class periods.
Examination Policies
Final examinations are determined by
course meeting times, except for certain
large courses. No student is required to
take more than three final exams in one
day. The University Curriculum Commit-
tee must approve all changes in the pub-
lished examination schedule.
During-term examinations may be held
during the regular class time or assembly
exams may be held Monday-Friday from
7:00-9:45 p.m. (periods E1-E2) for the


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summer terms and Monday-Friday from
8:20-10:10 p.m. (periods E2-E3) for the fall
and spring terms. If other classes are
scheduled during an exam time, instruc-
tors must provide make-up class work for
students who miss class because of an as-
sembly exam.
If two exams are scheduled at the same
time, assembly exams take priority over
time-of-class exams. When two assembly
exams or two time-of-class exams conflict,
the course with the higher number will
take priority. Instructors giving make-up
exams will make the necessary adjust-
ments.


The Office of the University Registrar
records student grades.
The word "credit" refers to one semes-
ter hour, generally representing one hour
per week of lecture or two or more hours
per week of laboratory work.
Passing Grades and Grade Points
A 4.0
B+ 3.5
B 3.0
C+ 2.5
C 2.0
D+ 1.5
D 1.0
S 0.0/Satisfactory
NOTE: The degree-granting college
may require a minimum grade of C on par-
ticular courses.

Non-Punitive Grades and Symbols No
Grade Points
W Withdrew
H Deferred grade assigned only in
approved sequential courses.
N* No grade reported not in GPA
I* Incomplete not in GPA


Failing Grades No Grade Points
E Failure in GPA
U Unsatisfactory
WF Withdrew failing in GPA
NG No grade reported in GPA
I Incomplete in GPA
Note: I* or N* grades recorded on the
student record indicate the non-punitive
initial-term receipt of an I or NG. A grade
of I* or N* is not considered a failing grade
for the term in which it is received, and it
is not computed in the grade point aver-
age. However, if the I* or N* has not been
changed by the end of the next term for
which the student is enrolled, it will be
counted as a failing grade and used in
computation of the grade point average.
For purposes of determining grade point


average after the initial receipt of an I* or
N* grade, the three summer terms are con-
sidered collectively as a single term. I* and
N* grades are not assigned to graduating
students; they receive grades of I or NG.
An incomplete grade may be assigned
at the discretion of the instructor as an in-
terim grade for a course in which the stu-
dent has completed a major portion of the
course with a passing grade, been unable
to complete course requirements before the
end of the term because of extenuating cir-
cumstances, and obtained agreement from
the instructor and arranged for resolution
of the incomplete grade. Instructors are not
required to assign incomplete grades.
If make-up work requires classroom or
laboratory attendance in a subsequent
term, the students should not register for
the course again. Instead, the student must
audit the course and pay course fees.
If the make-up work does not require
classroom or laboratory attendance, the
instructor and student should decide on an
appropriate plan and deadline for com-
pleting the course.
When the course is completed, the in-
structor will submit a change of grade to
the Office of the University Registrar.
These procedures cannot be used to re-
peat a course for a different grade. An I
grade should not be assigned to a student
who never attended class; instead, in-
structors may assign a failing grade, or no
grade at all, which will result in assign-
ment of N*.
Grade Point Averaging and
Deficits
The term "average" refers to the grade
point average for work completed at the
university. Grades received.at other insti-
tutions are NOT averaged with grades re-
ceived at the University of Florida for the
purpose of meeting university average re-
quirements. Other agencies and honorary
societies will compute averages in accor-
dance with their own standards and poli-
cies.
Averages are determined by computing
the ratio of grade points to semester hours
attempted. For the grade point average
computation formula, please refer to the
example below.
A grade point deficit is defined as the
number of grade points below a C average
on hours attempted at the University of
Florida. If the grade point average is less
than 2.0, there is a grade point deficit.
Only grades higher than C will lower a
deficit. Every credit of C+ earned removes
.5 from a deficit (a C+ in a three-credit
course removes 1.5 deficit points); every


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credit of B removes 1 deficit point; and
every credit of A removes 2 deficit points.
Computation of a grade point deficit is
dependent upon first calculating the grade
point average. Multiply the total UF hours
carried for a grade by 2 (for 2.0 GPA) and
subtract the total grade points earned to
determine the deficit. For instance, if a
student has taken 100 hours for a grade,
then 200 grade points are needed for a 2.0
GPA. If there are 196 grade points, there is
a 4-point deficit.
Calculating Your Grade Point
Average
Multiply grade value times the num-
ber of credit hours for total grade points.
Then divide the total number of grade
points by the number of hours carried.
(Exclude hours carried under the S-U Op-
tion.)


Grade Values
A = 4.0
B+= 3.5
B =3.0
C+= 2.5


C =2.0
D+= 1.5
D =1.0
E =0.0


WF = 0.0
I = 0.0
NG = 0.0
S-U = 0.0


Calculating Your GPA and Deficit Points


3 U u > U U P.
AML2020 D 1.0 x 3 =3.0
PSY2013 S NA x NA =NA
SPN1110 C 2.0 x 5 =10.0
PSC1420 D 1.0 x 3 =3.0
11 16.0
16.0 divided by 11 = 1.45 GPA

Since the GPA is less than 2.0, figure the
grade point deficit as follows:

11 total credit hours multiplied by 2.0 = 22
grade points necessary for 2.0 GPA

22 minus 16 (total grade points earned) = 6
deficit points
Repeat Course Work
University of Florida course work that
is repeated is counted in the computation
of a student's UF grade point average as
many times as grades for that course are
recorded, although credit hours will be
awarded only once. However, when a stu-
dent earns a C or higher in a course, re-
peats that course and earns a C or higher
on the subsequent enrollment, the new
grade is neither computed into the UF
grade point average nor awarded addi-
tional credits.
Students who entered UF with credit
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equivalent course at UF will receive a
grade for the UF course and no credit for
the prior work.
Outcomes when repeated course work
involves only University of Florida
course work:
Grades Earned GPA/Credit
Computation
First grade lower Each grade
than a C computed in grade
Second grade of C point average;
or higher credit earned only
once.
First grade lower Each grade
than a C computed in grade
Second grade point average;
lower than a C credit earned only
once.
First grade of Each grade
C or higher computed in grade
Second grade point average;
lower than a C credit earned only
once.
First grade of C Only first grade
or higher computed in GPA;
Second grade of C credit earned only
or higher for first attempt

Grades received at other institutions
will not be averaged with grades received
at the University of Florida. Repeat course
work taken at the University of Florida
will result in calculation of only the UF
grade in the UF grade point average, with
credit earned only once.
Outcomes when repeat course work
involves transfer course work and UF
course work:
* Grades Earned: Any grade combina-
tion for first and second courses, as il-
lustrated in the table.
* Course work taken at another institu-
tion, then repeated at UF: Only UF
grade computed in grade point aver-
age; credit earned only once.
* Course work taken at UF, then re-
peated at another institution: Only
UF grade computed in grade point
average; credit earned only once.
In the case where all repeated course
work was taken at other institutions, no
grades will be calculated into the UF grade
point average and credit is awarded only
once.
Repeat course equivalencies are identi-
fied based on the state's common course
taxonomy. Refer to the statewide course
numbering system page for the definition
of course equivalencies.
Colleges may not accept grade points
and hours earned from lower level
courses, if they are taken after the student


has received credit/grades for advanced
courses or exam credit in the same field
Satisfactory-Unsatisfactory
(S-U) Grade Option
Subject to college degree program and
department guidelines, students may take
elective course work and earn grades of S
(Satisfactory) or U (Unsatisfactory). Grades
earned under the S-U option do not carry
grade point values and are not computed
in the University of Florida grade point
average. Such grades are included in a
student's permanent academic record and
are reflected on the transcript. Once the S-
U option is approved, students may not
revert to a letter grade.
Students should note that other aca-
demic institutions and agencies may inter-
pret a grade of "U" as a failing grade.
Students choosing the S-U option must
be in good standing and may not be on
university academic probation. To elect the
S-U option, students must obtain the ap-
provals indicated on the form. They may
elect the S-U option for only one course
each term; this option is in addition to
courses that are taught only on an S-U ba-
sis. Courses taken to fulfill the Writing and
Math Requirement (Gordon Rule) may not
be taken S-U.
For fall, spring and Summer C terms,
the S-U option deadline is Friday of the
third week of classes. For Summer A and
Summer B terms, the deadline is Wednes-
day of the second week of classes.



Good Standing
The University of Florida considers a
student in good standing if he or she is eli-
gible to continue or to re-enroll at the uni-
versity, even if on probation.
Colleges may choose not to consider
students for admission and may deny con-
tinuation in a degree program if they fail to
maintain reasonable academic progress, as
specified by the college or department.
Policies on academic standing, proba-
tion and dismissal are based on the possi-
bility that a student can overcome
academic difficulty and make appropriate
progress toward a degree.

Regulation of Academic Standards
Regulations for academic probation and
dismissal follow the academic standards of
the university and require the maintenance
of grade point averages and reasonable
conformance to a program of study. Any
college may specify additional academic
standards and students are responsible for
observing these regulations.


The probation and dismissal regula-
tions that apply to undergraduate students
also apply to postbaccalaureate students.
Notations on the student's academic re-
cord shall reflect all actions taken to en-
force these regulations; some of these
notations can be permanent.

Petitions
When an academic regulation appears
to result in undue hardship, students may
petition for waiver of the regulation.
In general, petitions for waiver of an
academic regulation for the current term
should be directed to the school or college
in which the student is enrolled. For ex-
ample, petitions to drop or add after the
drop/add period should be presented to
the school or college. Exceptions to the
course load regulation are to be presented
to the school or college. Petitions approved
by the school or college must be reported
to the Office of the University Registrar
before the action is official.
All other petitions should be presented
to the Office of the University Registrar,
which will refer them to the Faculty Senate
Committee on Student Petitions. Petitions
approved by the committee will be re-
flected on the student's transcript.
Detailed information on petition proce-
dures is available from the student's col-
lege or from the Office of the University
Registrar.
The student seeking a waiver of a regu-
lation through petition must remember
that no committee on petitions can direct
an instructor to change a student's grade,
nor can the Senate Committee require any
college or school to grant a degree by
waiving any regulation.

Ombudsman
The state legislature established the Of-
fice of the Ombudsman to help students
resolve problems and conflicts. The office
provides an informal avenue of redress for
students' problems and grievances that
arise in the course of interacting with the
university. By considering problems in an
unbiased way, the ombudsman works to
achieve a fair resolution and to protect the
rights of all parties involved.
When an academic regulation appears
to result in undue hardship, students may
petition for waiver of the regulation. If a
student wishes to appeal a decision of the
Faculty Senate Committee on Student Peti-
tions, he/she may do so to the University
Ombudsman in 31 Tigert Hall.

Probation
The intent of academic probation is to
serve notice formally that a student may


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not be making satisfactory progress. The
conditions of academic probation are in-
tended to specify the achievement stan-
dards required to graduate, to identify
unsatisfactory academic performance at an
early date, to provide occasion for counsel-
ing, and to give students whose ultimate
success is in question further opportunity
to demonstrate their ability to meet aca-
demic expectations.
* Students may be placed on probation
by their college for failure to maintain
normal academic progress in their de-
gree program. College probation will
be removed when the college deter-
mines that satisfactory academic pro-
gress has been demonstrated.
* Undergraduate students with less
than a 2.0 cumulative grade point av-
erage for University of Florida course
work and a grade point deficit of
fewer than 15 shall be placed on aca-
demic probation.
* Academic probation will be continued
for all undergraduate students as long
as they have a grade point deficit of
fewer than 15. It will be removed
when the grade point deficit has been
reduced to zero. Should the grade
point deficit increase to 15 or more,
the student will be dismissed from the
university.
Dismissal
Academic dismissal from the university
denies registration privileges to students
who have a grade point deficit of 15 or
more in their UF course work. The stu-
dents shall be dismissed from the univer-
sity and their advance registrations) will
be cancelled.
* Students who are dismissed will not
be permitted to enroll again unless
they complete an application for re-
admission by the application deadline
and the college approves readmission.
A student who is readmitted after
academic dismissal will be dismissed
again if his or her grade point deficit is
15 or more at the end of any term.
* Any courses, including extension, cor-
respondence and courses taken at an-
other institution while dismissed from
the University of Florida for academic
reasons, will not be counted as credit
earned toward a University of Florida
degree. However, upon approved re-
admission, transfer credit earned else-
where by a student dismissed from
UF for academic reasons may be ac-
cepted upon recommendation of the
college and approval of the Faculty
Senate Committee on Student Peti-
tions.


Associate of Arts Certificate
Although not required, students may
receive an A.A. certificate. The Associate of
Arts must be awarded before the bache-
lor's degree. The College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences awards the A.A. certificate
for the university.
The Associate of Arts certificate will be
awarded upon satisfactory completion of:
* 60 credits (At least 36 of the credits
must have been completed at UF.)
* General education requirements
* An overall C average
* College Level Academic Skills Test
(CLAST) requirement
* Required courses in the Writing and
Math Requirement (Gordon Rule).
Application forms for the A.A. certifi-
cate are available from and should be re-
turned to the Office of the University
Registrar.
Application for Degree
Undergraduates must file an Applica-
tion for Degree with the Office of the Uni-
versity Registrar by the deadline. Students
must apply in the term in which they ex-
pect to graduate, regardless of applications
in previous terms. All requirements for the
degree must be completed as of the date of
certification.
Catalog Year
Catalog year determines the set of aca-
demic requirements (general education
and the major) that must be fulfilled for
graduation. Students graduate under the
catalog in effect at the time of their initial
undergraduate enrollment as a degree-
seeking student at UF, a Florida public
community college or other Florida state
institution, provided they maintain con-
tinuous enrollment (registration for and
completion of at least one course for one
term in an academic year).
Students who do not maintain continu-
ous enrollment will be assigned the catalog
in effect at the time they resume enroll-
ment. Students with the approval of their
college dean's office may choose to gradu-
ate under the requirements of a later cata-
log, but they must fulfill all graduation
requirements from that alternative catalog
year.
The university will make every reason-
able effort to honor the curriculum re-
quirements appropriate to each student's
catalog year. However, courses and pro-
grams will sometimes be discontinued and
requirements may change as a result of


curricular review or actions by accrediting
associations and other agencies.
Continuous Enrollment
Undergraduate students who register
for and complete at least one course for
one term in an academic year are continu-
ously enrolled.

College Dean's Certification
The dean certifies that all requirements
have been completed and that the student
has been recommended for graduation by
the faculty.

Completion Deadline To Receive a
Degree
* All residence work required for
graduation must be completed at least
24 hours before the scheduled meeting
of the college faculty voting on the
candidates for degrees.
* All extension work must be completed
at least two weeks before the sched-
uled meeting of the college faculty
voting on the candidates for degrees.

Curriculum Requirements
Students must complete all program
requirements established by their college,
major department and minor program of
study (if applicable). Minors are awarded
only in conjunction with the receipt of a
baccalaureate degree.

Diploma Replacement Fee
Each diploma ordered subsequent to a
student's initial degree application may
result in assessment of a diploma replace-
ment charge.
Dual Degrees and Multiple Majors
Colleges at their discretion may permit
students to pursue dual degrees or multi-
ple majors. A student completing major
and college requirements in two different
colleges will receive two degrees. The
transcript will list each degree and the ap-
propriate majors. A student completing
major and college requirements in one col-
lege and only major requirements in an-
other college, will receive a degree from
the first college. The transcript will list the
degree and each major. A student complet-
ing multiple majors that have the same de-
gree, i.e., Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of
Science, will receive a single degree. The
transcript will list the degree and each ma-
jor.

Foreign Language Requirement
Students must complete two sequential
courses of a foreign language in secondary
school, 8-10 semester hours at the postsec-


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ondary level, or document an equivalent
level of proficiency. Students seeking a de-
gree must satisfy the university and de-
partment or college (if any) foreign
language requirements. In addition, if re-
quired, they must fulfill the requirements
of their major and/or college.

Pending Charge of Academic
Dishonesty or Student Conduct
Violation
No degree will be conferred if a charge
of academic dishonesty or conduct viola-
tion is pending if the penalty could be
dismissal, expulsion, failing grade or any
combination of the above, until the charge
is resolved and degree requirements are
met.


Repeat Course Work
Credit will be allowed only once for
course work which is repeated. In addi-
tion, students who have taken an ad-
vanced-level course may not receive credit
for completion of a subsequent lower-level
course, as determined by their college.

Residence Requirements
The minimum residence requirement
for the baccalaureate degree is two semes-
ters.
* At least 25 percent of the credit hours
applied toward a degree must be
earned while in residence at the Uni-
versity of Florida.
* Students are required to complete the
last 30 credits toward the baccalaure-
ate degree in residence at the college
from which they will graduate.


Summer Term Enrollment
Students who enter a state university in
Florida with fewer than 60 credits must
earn at least nine credits before graduation
during summer terms at State University
System institutions. Credit earned through
any of the study-abroad programs ap-
proved by the University of Florida during
a summer term counts toward satisfaction
of the summer term enrollment require-
ment.
Students entering UF beginning with
Summer B 2002 will be EXEMPT from the
summer requirement under the following
condition: have earned nine hours of credit
from Accelerated Mechanisms, such as
Advanced Placement, International Bacca-
laureate or approved dual enrollment.


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Index to Majors and Their Colleges/Schools


Accounting
Fisher School of Accounting ............................. .. ..........2-7
Advertising
College of Journalism and Communications.........................2-177
Aerospace Engineering
College of Engineering ............... .................2-93
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.......................... 2-14
College of Engineering ............................... .... ...............2-93
Agricultural Education and Communication
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences......................................2-18
Agricultural Operations Management
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences........ ..............2-20
Animal Sciences
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.................................. 2-196
Anthropology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences................................ ...........2-191
Architecture
College of Design, Construction and Planning.............................2-71
Art
College of Fine Arts................................. .. ................ .. .. 2-118
Art Education
College of Fine Arts............................ .... ............2-122
Art History
College of Fine Arts .............................. ................. ... 2-123
Asian Languages and Literature
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences................................................ ..2-194
Astronomy
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.............. ...........2-197
Botany
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.....................................2-22
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ................................................2-198
Building Construction
M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction ............................ 2-52
Business Administration, General Studies
Warrington College of Business Administration.................... 2-60
Chemical Engineering
College of Engineering....................... .........................2-95
Chemistry
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences..............................................2-200
Civil Engineering
College of Engineering..........................................2-96
Classical Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.............................................. 2-202
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences................................ ...........2-203
Computer and Information Sciences
Warrington College of Business Administration...................... 2-60
Computer Science
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences..............................................2-204
Computer Engineering
College of Engineering............................. .......................... 2-99
Creative Photography
College of Fine Arts....................................... ....................... 2-125
Criminology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences................................ ...........2-205
Dance
College of Fine Arts.............................. .......................... 2-136
Decision and Information Sciences
Warrington College of Business Administration............. 2-61


Digital Arts and Sciences
College of Engineering...................................... ..........................2-101
College of Fine Arts........................... .......... ... ............... 2-123
Economics
Warrington College of Business Administration..............................2-62
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences...................................2-206
Electrical Engineering
College of Engineering........................ ... .................. ...............2-102
Elementary /Special Education
College of Education ................................... ......................2-78
Engineering Science
College of Engineering........................ ... ................ ...............2-107
English
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences........................ ...........2-207
Entomology and Nematology
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences........................................2-23
Environmental Engineering
College of Engineering............................ ...................................2-103
Environmental Science
School of Natural Resources and Environment..............................2-238
Exercise and Sport Sciences
College of Health and Human Performance .................................2-151
Family, Youth and Community Sciences
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences ........................................2-28
Finance
Warrington College of Business Administration..............................2-62
Fire and Emergency Services
M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction...............................2-54
Food and Resource Economics
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences........................................2-29
Food Science and Human Nutrition
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences................................2-31
Forest Resources and Conservation
School of Forest Resources and Conservation ..............................2-144
French
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences...................................2-226
Geography
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences...................................2-208
Geological Sciences
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences........................ .............. 2-209
Geomatics
College of Engineering........................ .................. .................2-104
German
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences........................ .............. 2-211
Graphic Design
College of Fine Arts .......................... ......... ...................... 2-125
Health Science
College of Health Professions ....................................... .............. 2-166
Health Science Education
College of Health & Human Performance .........................................2-154
History
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences........................ .............. 2-213
Horticultural Science
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences........................................2-33
Industrial and Systems Engineering
College of Engineering............................. ....... ................2-106
Interdisciplinary Engineering Studies
College of Engineering................. .. ................ 2-107
Interdisciplinary Studies
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences........ Refer to college section
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences .............. Refer to college section

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Index to Majors and Their Colleges/Schools (continued)


Interior Design
College of Design, Construction and Planning...............................2-71
Jewish Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ..............................................2-214
Journalism
College of Journalism and Communications ................................2-178
Landscape Architecture
College of Design, Construction and Planning ...................................... 2-73
Linguistics
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ..............................................2-215
Management
Warrington College of Business Administration............................ 2-64
Marketing
Warrington College of Business Administration............................ 2-63
Materials Science and Engineering
College of Engineering.......................... ... ........... ............ 2-108
Mathematics
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ..............................................2-216
Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering....................................................... 2-109
Microbiology and Cell Science
College of Agricultural and Life Science ................................. 2-38
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ........................................2-218
Music
College of Fine A rts.......................... ............................................ 2-126
Music Education
College of Fine Arts................................ ............... ................. 2-131
Natural Resource Conservation
School of Forest Resources and Conservation.............................. 2-145
Nuclear Engineering
College of Engineering............ ............................. .......................... 2-110
Nuclear Engineering Sciences
College of Engineering...................... ................ ................. 2-111
Nursing
College of N ursing .......................................... ................ 2-247
Packaging Science
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences........................................ 2-39
Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ..............................................2-220
Physics
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ..............................................2-221
Plant Science
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences................................2-40


Political Science
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences........................ .............. 2-222
Portuguese
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences..................................................2-227
Pre-Occupational Therapy
College of Health Professions...................................................... 2-168
Pre-Pharmacy
College of Pharmacy ................................. ......................2-255
Pre-Physical Therapy
College of Health Professions........................... ......................... 2-169
Psychology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences..............................................2-223
Public Relations
College of Journalism and Communications................ ............2-180
Recreation, Parks and Tourism
College of Health and Human Performance ................................2-157
Rehabilitative Services
College of Health Professions .........................................................2-170
Religion
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences..........................................2-225
Russian
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences......................... .............. 2-212
Sociology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences......................... .............. 2-229
Soil and Water Science
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences........................................2-42
Spanish
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences........................ .............. 2-228
Special Education
College of Education .................................... .................................2-78
Statistics
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.................................... 2-43
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ............................................ 2-230
Telecommunication
College of Journalism and Communications............... .............2-182
Theatre Performance
College of Fine Arts....................... .. ................................2-137
Theatre Production
College of Fine Arts ................................. ............................2-138
Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences..........................................2-44
Zoology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences......................... .............. 2-232


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STUDENT INFORMATION


Admissions
www.reg.ufl.edu/regadmi.htm
Application for undergraduate and
postbaccalaureate admission to the univer-
sity must be made to the Office of Admis-
sions. You can correspond with deans,
directors and department chairs, but con-
tact with university officials does not
eliminate the need to file an application by
the deadline.
How to Apply: Freshman and transfer
applicants are encouraged to apply online
at www.reg.ufl.edu/on-line/. Otherwise,
an applicant should address a request to
Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 114000,
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL,
32611-4000, asking for application forms
for freshman, undergraduate transfer or
postbaccalaureate admission.
Early Decision: Those applicants who
indicate the University of Florida as their
first choice and submit the application and
commitment contract by October 1 will
have an admission decision made in early
December.
Important Note: An application for
admission must be filed for the specific
term the student wishes to enter the uni-
versity and will be considered for that
term ONLY. Applicants who wish to
change their entry date should contact the
Office of Admissions for application in-
structions. An approval for admission is
valid ONLY for the term specified in the
admission notice.

General Requirements
The general requirements for admission
or readmission to any college or division
of the university include:
* A $30 application fee for applications
for January 2004 and beyond.
A satisfactory academic record. Each
applicant must furnish a complete
chronological record of educational
institutions previously attended. Offi-
cial transcripts must be submitted in
accordance with the instructions on
the application. Failure to declare at-
tendance at another institution could
cause invalidation of admission and
any credits or degrees earned.
Satisfactory scores on achievement
tests or aptitude tests.
A satisfactory conduct record.
All junior, senior, postbaccalaureate
and graduate international students
whose native language is not English
must submit TOEFL (Test of English
as a Foreign Language) scores, in ad-
dition to other required test scores.


The specific requirements for admission
to the university for the first time as a
freshman, undergraduate transfer, or post-
baccalaureate may be found in the appro-
priate sections that follow. The specific
requirements for readmission (at the same
or a different level) to the university also
may be found in the appropriate sections
that follow.
It should be understood, however, that
minimum requirements are given and that
admission to the university is selective.
The satisfaction of minimum requirements
does not automatically guarantee admis-
sion. Under Board of Education policy, a
limited number of students may be admit-
ted as exceptions.
Any student who is admitted condi-
tionally may enroll subject to verification
that the conditions of admission have been
satisfied. If the final credentials fail to con-
firm the conditions for admission, the ad-
mission will be revoked, the student's
classification will be changed to nondegree
status and continued enrollment will be
denied.

Furnishing false or fraudulent state-
ments or information in connection with
an application for admission or residence
affidavit can result in disciplinary action,
denial of admission and invalidation of
credits or degrees earned.

Minimum Requirements for
Admission
.The University Admissions Committee
is responsible for administering all admis-
sions, including applicants approved as
exceptions to the minimum admission re-
quirements. Minimum requirements
evolved from studies of student perform-
ance. These studies identify primary fac-
tors that indicate a reasonable chance for
completion of a degree at the university.

Residency for Tuition Purposes
Requests for in-state residency for tui-
tion purposes are not granted to students
who appear to have entered the state
solely for educational purposes. For more
details regarding residency classifications
for tuition purposes, refer to the residency
section.

Proof of Immunization
Prior to registration, each student ac-
cepted for admission must submit proof of
immunization. When the application for
admission is approved, a form to complete
and return is forwarded to the student. No
student is allowed to register until the
Student Health Care Center has received
and approved the form.


Computer Requirement
Access to and ongoing use of a com-
puter will be required for all students to
complete their degree programs success-
fully. The university expects each student
entering the university and continuing
students to acquire computer hardware
and software appropriate to the degree
program. Competency in the basic use of a
computer is a requirement for graduation;
class assignments may require use of a
computer, academic advising and registra-
tion can be done by computer, and official
university correspondence is sent via e-
mail.
While the university offers limited access
to computers through its computer labs,
most students will be expected to purchase
or lease a computer that is capable of dial-up
or network connection to the Internet,
graphical access to the World Wide Web,
and productivity functions such as word
processing and spreadsheet calculation. The
cost of meeting this requirement will be in-
cluded in financial aid considerations.
Individual colleges will provide addi-
tional requirements. Consult the appropriate
college's Web site or the university Web
page regarding student computer needs::
www.circa.ufl.edu/computers.
Sample basic Windows configurations
are provided below:
* 233 Mhz or faster CPU (e.g., Pentium
with MMX, Pentium II/III/IV, Cel-
eron, Cyrix M-II, AMD K6, Athlon,
etc.)
* 64 MB or more SDRAM
* 4 GB hard drive
* 10x or faster CD-ROM drive
* High-resolution graphics adapter with
at least 2 MB video RAM, supporting
at least 24-bit color at 800x600 resolu-
tion. Laptops should have an external
monitor port for connection to an ex-
ternal monitor or classroom projection
system.
* High-resolution color display (at least
800x600 resolution, 24-bit-color; lap-
tops displays should be at least 12"
diagonally and use active-matrix
technology; desktop displays should
be at least 15" diagonally).
* Sound support, including speakers or
headphones.
56 kbps V.90 modem (avoid any mo-
dem labeled "winmodem" or "modem
for Windows").
Laptops should have PCMCIA or PC-
card slots.


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* High-quality printer (ink jet or laser)
is recommended, although limited
printing facilities are available in cam-
pus labs.
* Bundled software should include ei-
ther Corel or Microsoft office suite.
Students with notebook computers and
students who live on campus will need an
Ethemet card (10 base T connection with
interface drivers by Microsoft for Win-
dows 95 such as 3.Com, Intel, and SMC) to
connect to the campus network. Refer to
the Web sites listed earlier for a detailed
recommendation.

Student Classification for Admission
Students who plan to enter the university
for the first time will be classified as follows.
Beginning Freshmen: Students who have
earned fewer than 12 semester hours follow-
ing graduation from high school. (See
Admission as a Freshman)
Undergraduate Transfers: Students who
have earned at least 12 semester hours fol-
lowing graduation from high school, and
who have not received a bachelor's degree.
(See Admission as a Transfer Student)
Postbaccalaureate Students: Students
who have received a bachelor's degree but
who do not wish to be admitted to graduate
study. (See Admission as a Postbaccalaure-
ate Student)

Admission as a Freshman
Composite pictures of the SAT results
of recent freshman classes at the university
indicate that the middle 50 percent of ad-
mitted fall freshmen score between 1190-
1360 on the SAT. In addition, more than 50
percent of each entering class has earned a
B+ or better average in high school aca-
demic subjects. While there is no minimum
grade average or test score to ensure ad-
mission or success in college, prospective
applicants are urged to discuss these data
with their school counselors before apply-
ing.
When to Apply: The best time to apply
is early in the senior year of secondary
school. Freshman priority is provided to
qualified applicants whose applications
and supporting records are received by
Office of Admissions before January 13,
2003. Early Decision applicants for the
2003 term (those willing to commit to UF if
admitted) must apply no later than Octo-
ber 1, 2002. Admission to the University of
Florida is a selective process. For Fall 2002,
UF admitted slightly more than half of its
22,000 applicants for freshman admission.
Although the admissions staff encourages
all interested students to apply, it is impor-
tant to be aware of the competition for


admission spaces. The application process
should be taken seriously, and individuals
should provide the strongest application
possible.
The selection process for the University of
Florida allows for a freshman class to be ad-
mitted based on an applicant's academic cre-
dentials, as well as a holistic review of
academic and personal information con-
tained in the application.
It is important for the applicant to know
that many factors are considered in the
admissions process. It is very difficult to
predict the admissibility of any applicant
without considering all the information
contained in the application file, and the
size and strength of the applicant pool.

Admission for Florida Residents
Requirements for admission considera-
tion give priority to applicants whose total
record indicates the greatest likelihood of
academic success.
* Graduation from a regionally accred-
ited or state-approved secondary
school or the equivalent (G.E.D., etc.).
* The following distribution of 15 aca-
demic units is required:
English (with substantial writing require-
m ents)........................... ............ .............. 4
Mathematics (Algebra 1, Formal Geome-
try, A lgebra II) ........................................ 3
Natural Science (2 units of which include
substantial laboratory requirements) ... 3
Social Science......................... ............. 3
Foreign Language (must be sequential) .... 2
* An overall C average, as computed by
the university, is also required at each
collegiate institution attended. College
deficiencies earned through high
school dual-enrollment programs will
be reviewed individually.
* A record of good conduct. Major or
continuing difficulty with school or
other officials may render an applicant
ineligible regardless of academic
qualifications.

Plea; iioh': Applicants who present
scores on the G.E.D. also must present re-
cords trom ,ec ndarvy -chvools attended
and standardized lest score- The appli-
c.nt's overall academic background will be
considered.

* A total score of at least 950 on the SAT
with a minimum verbal score of 440
and a minimum quantitative score of
440. On the ACT, a composite score of
19 is required with a minimum of 17 on
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19 on the math subsection and a mini-
mum of 18 on the reading subsection.

State University System Minimum
Freshman Eligibility Index for Admission
Consideration
Academic ACT SAT
GPA Composite Total
2.9 20 970
2.8 21 980
2.7 21 990
2.6 21 1000
2.5 21 1010
2.4 22 1030
2.3 23 1060
2.2 24 1090
2.1 24 1110
2.0 25 1140
Meeting this index alone does not guarantee
admission to the university.

Any Florida student who meets the
minimum admission requirements and
who is interested in attending the univer-
sity is urged to submit an application. Ap-
plicants should be aware, however, that
admission is highly competitive when the
number of qualified applicants exceeds the
number that the university is permitted to
enroll. An applicant's total high school re-
cord including grades, test scores, educa-
tional objective and pattern of courses
completed, plus school recommendation
and personal background and record will
be considered.
Any student who does not graduate
from a regionally accredited secondary
school must provide, in addition to a tran-
script and SAT or ACT results, the results
of the following SAT II examinations: writ-
ing, mathematics (Level II-C), foreign lan-
guage, science and social science.

Early Admission
Applications for early admission (i.e.,
admission following completion of the jun-
ior year of high school) will be considered
individually by the admissions committee.
Applications should be submitted in ac-
cordance with university deadlines.
In addition to the application, the fol-
lowing items are needed:
* A written statement by the student
setting forth reasons for requesting
early admission.


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* An official transcript of the applicant's
secondary school record covering
grades 9, 10 and 11. An overall aca-
demic average of 3.9 as computed by
UF is expected.
* Results of either the SAT or ACT. An
SAT total score of 1350 or a composite
score of 30 on the Enhanced ACT is
required.
* A letter from the student's high school
principal or guidance counselor stat-
ing specific reasons why the applicant
would profit more from early admis-
sion than by completion of the senior
year of high school.
Eligible early admission students from
Florida high schools may be funded
through dual-credit enrollment. Dual en-
rollment refers to a student taking on-
campus courses simultaneously at both the
University of Florida and another institu-
tion. If the parent institution is a Florida
high school, the student may qualify for
tuition-exempt, dual-enrollment credit and
may receive textbooks/materials on a
lend-return basis. There must be an articu-
lation agreement between the university
and the home county school board, devel-
opmental research school or other secon-
dary school.
Qualified high school students will be
enrolled as nondegree students and credits
earned before high school graduation may
be accepted subsequently for advanced
standing and degree credit when the stu-
dent is admitted to the university. For
more information, refer to Academic Regu-
lations (especially the sections on Dual En-
rollment and Nondegree Registration).
The university provides numerous op-
portunities other than early admission to
accelerate graduation. For additional in-
formation, please refer to the Academic
Advising section.

Advance Housing Payment
Entering freshmen are required to make
a housing deposit within 30 days of accep-
tance if they desire to live in university
housing. The housing deposit, less a $25
service charge, is refundable until May 1
for applicants accepted for admission to
the fall freshman class.

Admission with Advanced Standing
The university participates in the Ad-
vanced Placement (AP) program, the Col-
lege Level Examination Program (CLEP),
the International Baccalaureate (IB) pro-
gram and the Advanced International Cer-
tificate of Education (AICE). The student
may receive university credit or exemption
from such courses without credit, depend-


ing on the results. (Refer to the Academic
Advising section.)
The following rule will not apply to
credit earned through dual enrollment at
Florida public institutions. College credit
earned through a dual-enrollment pro-
gram will no longer transfer to UF if the
courses) completed through dual enroll-
ment were used to meet high school
graduation requirements. Students must
provide a letter from their high school stat-
ing that the courses they completed
through dual enrollment were not used to
fulfill secondary graduation requirements
in order for their credit to be eligible for
transfer to the university.

Admission with Outstanding
Credentials
Offers of admission with course work
currently in progress are tentative, pend-
ing review of final transcripts. Admission
offers are subject to cancellation if final
course work does not meet admission re-
quirements.

Admission as a Transfer
Student
This section lists the general admission re-
quirements for transfer students. It should be
noted, however, that admission to the uni-
versity is selective and satisfaction of
these general requirements does not guar-
antee admission. The colleges of the univer-
sity have limited enrollment quotas. Transfer
applicants who meet the minimum admission
requirements will be referred to the appropriate
college for enrollment consideration. Some col-
leges may require additional application mate-
rials. Refer to the appropriate college's section
of this catalog for further information.

Who Must Apply as a Transfer Student?
Applicants who have earned at least 12 se-
mester hours of credit following graduation
from high school.

When to Apply: Applications may be
submitted up to one year in advance of the
entering term. Applicants should apply at
least six months before the term they plan
to enter. They should refer to the applica-
tion deadlines in the university calendar
and consult the college to which they in-
tend to apply. (Note: In a number of pro-
grams, the sequence of professional
courses begins ONLY in the fall term of the
junior year.) An applicant who delays fil-
ing an application may not be able to fur-
nish the necessary records in time for
admission to the term desired.


Florida Public Community College
Graduates
This section applies ONLY to new students
seeking to transfer directly from a Florida pub-
lic community college with the Associate of
Arts degree. All other community college ap-
plicants, undergraduate transfer applicants
from four-year colleges or universities and ap-
plicants for readmission should consult the ap-
propriate sections that follow.

The University of Florida subscribes to
the articulation agreement between the
state universities and public community
colleges of Florida: Any graduate of a
state-approved Florida public community
college is eligible for admission to a uni-
versity if the student has completed a uni-
versity parallel program and received the
Associate of Arts degree, provided the de-
gree has been awarded on the basis of the
following:
* At least 60 semester hours of academic
work exclusive of occupational
courses;
An approved general education pro-
gram of at least 36 semester hours;
A grade point average of at least 2.0
on a 4.0 scale on all college-level aca-
demic courses.
Applicants must have completed two
sequential courses of foreign language in
secondary school or 8-10 sequential semes-
ter hours at the postsecondary level, or
document an equivalent level of profi-
ciency.
A transcript must be furnished from
each institution attended regardless of
length of attendance or credit earned. Ad-
ditional transcripts are required as soon as
they are available for any work completed
after an application. Any student who has
failed to maintain a minimum C average at
another institution after completing the
A.A. degree is not eligible for admission.
Regardless of the average earned, courses
completed at other institutions must paral-
lel the curriculum at UF.
An undergraduate-transfer applicant
entering the university with junior class
standing (AA degree from a Florida public
community college or 60 semester hours of
acceptable transfer credit) must have
passed the College Level Academic Skills
Test (CLAST) or an approved alternative
to be admitted as a degree-seeking stu-
dent.
Applicants seeking admission to a pro-
gram in teacher education must submit
SAT or ACT scores. These scores should be
forwarded to the Office of Admissions as
soon as possible after submitting an appli-


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cation for admission. Some colleges with
enrollment quotas require applicants to
submit test scores. When test scores are
required, the college will contact the appli-
cant.
Within space and fiscal limitations, ap-
plicants who have satisfied the above
minimum requirements will be considered
for admission at the junior level. Transfer
students may be required to take addi-
tional pre-professional courses not com-
pleted at the junior college. However, such
courses will not reduce the number of
credits required at this university.

Other Transfer Applicants
This section applies to students seeking to
transfer from a Florida public community col-
lege without an Associate of Arts degree in a
university parallel program and to all under-
graduate transfer applicants from other colleges
or universities.

Admission as a Freshman or Sopho-
more: The number of spaces available for
students transferring with fewer than 60
credit hours is extremely limited, so lim-
ited that very few are accepted. Students
are encouraged to remain at their Florida
community college until completion of the
Associate of Arts degree or to transfer to a
Florida community college to complete the
A.A. degree. For consideration, the follow-
ing guidelines apply:
* An applicant must have been eligible
for admission to the University of
Florida as a beginning freshman to be
considered for admission as a transfer
student. (See the section, Admission
as a Freshman.)
* An applicant must be in good stand-
ing and eligible to return to any insti-
tution previously attended. A student
who for any reason would not be al-
lowed to return to an institution pre-
viously attended cannot be considered
for admission to UF.
* An applicant must have a C average
or higher (as computed by the univer-
sity) on all work attempted at eachin-
stitution previously attended. No
application can be considered until
complete official transcripts of all un-
dergraduate work are received by the
Office of Admissions.
* An applicant must present a satisfac-
tory conduct record. Regardless of
other qualifications, an applicant who
has experienced serious or continuing
difficulty with school or other authori-
ties because of improper conduct may
find his or her application denied.


Admission as a Junior or Senior: Trans-
fer applicants with 60 credit hours or more
must satisfy the requirements listed above
(with the exception of the first item ad-
missibility as a freshman) for admission as
a junior or senior transfer. In addition, the
following requirements also must be satis-
fied:
* An applicant must present a mini-
mum of 60 semester hours (or 90 quar-
ter hours) of acceptable college
courses.
* An applicant must present transcripts
verifying completion of the courses
(or acceptable substitutes) required for
admission by the college. (See appro-
priate college section of this catalog.)
If recommended by the college, an
applicant lacking some requirements
may be permitted to enroll in that col-
lege and to complete those courses if
all other requirements for admission
are met; however, 1000-2000 level
courses will not reduce the number of
credits required for a degree.
* College Level Academic Skills Test
(CLAST): Applicants admitted in a
degree-seeking status who have had
the opportunity to take the CLAST,
must have completed it (or its ap-
proved alternative) satisfactorily. Stu-
dents with fewer than 96 semester
hours who are transferring from pri-
vate colleges in Florida or from out-of-
state colleges who have not taken the
test must have satisfied the CLAST
requirement by the end of the first
term of enrollment. Applicants with
96 or more hours of transferable credit
must have satisfied, the CLAST re-
quirement before admission.
* All applicants must have completed
two sequential courses of foreign lan-
guage in secondary school or 8-10 se-
quential semester hours at the
postsecondary level, or document an
equivalent level of proficiency.

Admission to
Postbaccalaureate Study
Postbaccalaureate study is for students
who already have received a baccalaureate
degree from an accredited institution. The
university has only limited space for stu-
dents wishing to pursue postbaccalaureate
studies. Applicants should contact the col-
lege or department in which they are in-
terested to ensure that their goals can be
accommodated.
When to Apply: Applications may be
submitted up to one year in advance and
applicants are urged to apply as early as


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possible. Applications must be submitted
by the deadline for the term. Some de-
partments have deadlines for the receipt of
applications and supporting records that
are earlier than the general deadlines for
the university. All applicants are advised
to refer to the university calendar pub-
lished in this catalog and to verify depart-
ment deadlines with the appropriate
department.
Application for admission as a postbac-
calaureate student must be made to Office
of Admissions, Box 2946, University of
Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32602-2946, on
forms supplied by that office. Applications
meeting minimum requirements are re-
ferred to the department for the admission
decision. Application will not be consid-
ered unless complete official transcripts)
of all the applicant's previous collegiate
work are in the possession of the Office of
Admissions. No transcript will be official
unless it is received directly from the regis-
trar of the institution at which the work
was performed. Official supplementary
transcripts) are required, as soon as they
are available, for any work completed after
the application was filed.

Minimum Requirements for
Admission Consideration:
* A recognized baccalaureate degree (or
higher) from a regionally accredited col-
lege or university.
* A minimum grade point average of C
(2.0) on all junior and senior year un-
dergraduate work, as computed by UF.
* A minimum score of 550 (or 213 on
computer-based test) on the Test of Eng-
lish as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), if
English is not your native language.
* A satisfactory conduct record; major or
continuing difficulty with school or
other officials may make an applicant
ineligible, regardless of academic quali-
fications.
* Proof of immunization for measles and
rubella or a tuberculosis skin test is re-
quired before registering for course
work.

Admission Information for
Veterans Administration and
Social Security Benefits
The University of Florida is approved for
the education and training of veterans,
spouse or dependents of veterans (100 per-
cent disabled or deceased service connected),
by the Florida Department of Veterans Af-
fairs. Ten federal public laws currently pro-
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Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) eligi-
ble students. The four programs serving
most students are Chapter 30 for U.S. Mili-
tary Veterans, Chapter 31 for Disabled U.S.
Military Veterans, Chapter 35 for Spouse and
Children of Deceased or 100 percent Dis-
abled Veterans (service connected), and
Chapter 1606 for personnel in the National
Guard or U.S. Military Reserves. Students
may contact the Office of the University Reg-
istrar or the DVA counseling center for spe-
cific program information such as terms of
payment, months of eligibility and an addi-
tional allowance under the DVA work-study
program.
University of Florida students who may
be eligible for a particular DVA educational
program must obtain and submit a com-
pleted Application for Educational Benefits
to the Office of the University Registrar. This
office will then certify the student for full-
time (undergraduate 12 hours, graduate 9
hours) or part-time educational benefits in
accordance with DVA rules and regulations.
The Atlanta Regional Processing Office of
the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will
make a determination of eligibility based on
official service records, evidence submitted
by the student, and applicable laws for vet-
erans. Students who have already estab-
lished their DVA program eligibility at
another college or university must submit a
completed Change of Program or Place of
Training form to the University Registrar, as
well as a University of Florida Certification
of Enrollment Request. All forms are avail-
able at the University of Florida Registrar
Information Counter in 222 Criser Hall. This
office also can provide confirmation of stu-
dent status for DVA health care or other
benefits.
At the end of the term, if an undergradu-
ate student's cumulative grade point average
falls below a 2.0 (C) average, the student is
warned. At the end of the next term of en-
rollment, if the cumulative grade point aver-
age remains below a 2.0 (C) average, the
DVA is notified of termination for unsatis-
factory progress for DVA pay purposes.
Students must meet the conditions of the
University of Florida readmission standards
to become eligible for DVA educational pro-
grams.
Inquiries relating to Social Security bene-
fits should be directed to the student's local
Social Security Office. The Office of the Uni-
versity Registrar will submit enrollment cer-
tificates issued by the Social Security
Administration for students eligible to re-
ceive educational benefits under the Social
Security Act, providing the undergraduate
student registers for 12 credit hours or more.


A full-time undergraduate load for DVA
or Social Security benefits is 12 credit hours
per semester.

Admission for International
Students
www.reg.ufl.edu/interational-
admissions.html
Application Deadlines: Because of the
time required to process the application and
for the student to make visa and financial
arrangements, deadlines have been estab-
lished. This schedule should be followed:

Application Must
Desired Date of Be Received
Entrance Before this Date*
August (Fall) January 12
January (Spring) July 1
May (Summer A/C) November 3
June (Summer B) November 3


Some programs
deadlines.


may have earlier


Applying for Admission
* All international applicants must com-
plete the international application.
The application may be obtained
online at
www.reg.ufl.edu/interational-
admissions.html
or an applicant should address a re-
quest to: Office of Admissions, P.O.
Box 114000, University of Florida,
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000, U.S.A.
* Submit a nonrefundable one-time ap-
plication fee of $30 (U.S. currency
drawn on a U.S. bank). An application
will not be considered without the re-
quired one-time application fee of $30,
effective with applications for January
2004 and beyond.
* Submit test scores. (See Test Score Re-
quirements.)
* Complete a confidential financial
statement.

Applicants will be considered for ad-
mission in one of the following classifica-
tions:
Undergraduate: An applicant who has
not earned a university degree equivalent
to a U.S. bachelor's degree.
Postbaccalaureate: An applicant who
has earned a university degree equivalent
to a U.S. bachelor's degree, but who is not
seeking admission to graduate study.


Academic Records
Applications cannot be considered until
the Office of Admissions receives ALL re-
quired credentials. All documents must be
accompanied by official English transla-
tions and become the property of the uni-
versity. Credentials of applicants cannot be
returned or forwarded.
* Undergraduate applicants must sub-
mit official transcripts (or certificates)
of all academic records or examination
results for each year of study from the
first year of secondary school and for
all postsecondary or university-level
work attempted. All documents must
be accompanied by official English
translations.
* Postbaccalaureate applicants must
submit official transcripts of academic
records, including degree statements
for all university-level work. These
documents must be accompanied by
official English translations.

Test Score Requirements
All international students seeking ad-
mission to UF are required to submit a sat-
isfactory score of 550 or higher (or 213 on
the computer-based test) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL),
except where noted below.
* International students whose native
tongue is English or who have com-
pleted at least one academic year of
university or college course work in a
country where English is the official
language (this excludes intensive Eng-
lish language programs) are not re-
quired to submit TOEFL scores but
must submit satisfactory scores on an
appropriate admissions test.
* Students who enter the university as
freshmen or sophomores (less than two
years of university course work) must
submit Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT 1)
or American College Test (ACT) scores
before their application for admission
will be considered.
TOEFL information and registration
forms are available at U.S. embassies and
consulates, the United States Information
Agency, U.S. educational commissions and
foundations, Binational Centers, and many
private organizations such as the Institute
of International Education (IIE), America-
Mideast Educational and Training Ser-
vices, Inc. (AMIDEAST), and/or African
American Institute (AAI). TOEFL and SAT
information is available online at
www.ets.org or by writing to the Educa-
tional Testing Service, Princeton, NJ,
U.S.A. 08540. ACT information is avail-


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able online at www.act.org or by writing to
the American College Testing Program,
P.O. Box 4028, Iowa City, IA, U.S.A. 52243.

Notice of Admission
When an application for admission is
approved, the university will send an offi-
cial notice. Admission is for a specific
term. If a student is unable to enroll for the
term indicated, the Office of Admissions
should be informed immediately. If the
student wishes to be considered for en-
trance to a different term, the Office of
Admissions must be advised.
Under no circumstances should an ap-
plicant make plans to depart for Gaines-
ville until the university has provided
official notification. A student who comes
to campus without a notice of admission
does so entirely at his or her own risk. The
student's presence on campus will not in-
fluence the decision for admission.

Readmission
Readmission applies to students who
have been previously admitted and who
have attended the university.
Undergraduate students who do not
enroll at the university for two consecutive
terms, including any summer term, must
apply for readmission. Readmission, how-
ever, is not guaranteed and is subject to
availability at the appropriate level, college
or major. Students who skip a single term
will be scheduled automatically for a regis-
tration appointment for one additional
term.

How to Apply for Readmission
Applications are available online at
www.reg.ufl.edu/readmission-app.html
or from the Office of Admissions,
P. O. Box 114000, University of Florida,
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000. Forms and di-
rections vary with the level of readmission.
Applicants should indicate the college and


the level of last enrollment at the univer-
sity as well as the college and level to
which they wish to apply. Applications
must be received in the Office of Admis-
sions by the deadline published in the uni-
versity calendar.

Satisfactory Academic Record
Applicants must be eligible to return to
the university. If applicants have attended
any college or university since last enrolled
at the University of Florida, they also must
have a C or higher average (as computed
by UF) on all work attempted at each insti-
tution. (Note: Grades received at other in-
stitutions are not averaged with grades
received at UF for the purpose of meeting
university grade-point average require-
ments.)
Students must list all institutions at-
tended and provide complete official
transcripts from each. Failure to declare
attendance at another institution could
invalidate admission and any credits or
degrees earned. Applicants also must be in
good standing and eligible to return to
each institution previously attended.
All readmission applicants must meet
the current admission requirements of the
college or school they expect to enter. Re-
admission is not guaranteed and is subject
to availability at the level, college or major.
(Consult the appropriate college section in
this catalog for admission requirements.)
Readmission is for a specific term. If a
student is unable to enroll for the term in-
dicated, he or she must apply for readmis-
sion to a different term.

Satisfactory Conduct Record
Applicants must present a satisfactory
record of conduct. Regardless of other
qualifications, applicants who have experi-
enced major or continuing difficulties with
school or other authorities since their last
enrollment at the University of Florida


may find their application for readmission
denied.

Fresh Start Program
Former undergraduate degree-seeking
students who have been dismissed and
who wish to return to the University of
Florida after an absence of no fewer than
five calendar years (during which they
have engaged predominantly in nonaca-
demic activities) may petition for under-
graduate readmission under the Fresh
Start Program.
If a student is readmitted, credit for
previous UF courses in which a grade of C
or better was earned will be calculated in
UF hours earned and may be applied to-
ward a degree. No grades previously
earned in UF courses will be included in
the UF grade point average. All previous
course attempts and grades received will
remain on the student's academic record
and transcript.
Students may not apply for the Fresh
Start Program subsequent to readmission
to the university. Students who have been
readmitted under Fresh Start may not peti-
tion subsequently for any retroactive
change to their academic records. Students
admitted under Fresh Start who do not en-
roll must reapply for a future term.
For additional information on policy
and procedures, former students who wish
to petition for readmission under the Fresh
Start Program -should contact the dean of
the college into which they seek readmis-
sion.
Each student is responsible for becom-
ing familiar with the rules and regulations
of the university and for applying them as
appropriate. Additional information rela-
tive to academic rules, conduct, gradua-
tion, social activities, and failure in studies
may be found in the sections containing
regulations of the colleges and schools.


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Table of C ontents....................................................................................................... iii
Index to Majors and Their Colleges and Schools ................................................ xii
Index to Minors and Their Colleges and Schools ..............................................xiv
Combined Bachelor's/Master's Degree Programs .............................................xv
G lossary of Term s................................................................................................. 1-3
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Index to Minors and Their Colleges/Schools


Actuarial Science
Warrington College of Business Administration............................2-66
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences..........................................2-217
African Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.......................................2-196
Agricultural & Natural Resource Ethics & Policy
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences................................2-31
Agricultural Communication
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences...................... .............2-17
Agricultural Law
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.................................... 2-30
Anthropology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences................ ...........2-196
Applied and Professional Ethics
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences................................2-220
Arabic Language and Literature
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.......................... ...........2-195
Art History
College of Fine Arts................................ ................................... 2-119
Asian Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences............................. .........2-196
Astronomy
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences........................ .............. 2-197
Biomechanics
College of Engineering...................................2-91
Botany
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences................ .. .......2-199
Business Administration
Warrington College of Business Administration....... ............... 2-66
Chemistry
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences........................................ ......2-201
Classical Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences................................ ...........2-203
Communication Sciences & Disorders
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences........................... ....2-203
Communication Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.......................... ..............2-231
Computer & Info Science & Engineering
College of Engineering.................................. 2-91
Criminology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences................................ ...........2-205
Dance
College of Fine Arts............................. ........................2-116
East Asian Languages and Literatures
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences................. ..... ............2-194
Economics
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences..... .....................2-206
Education
College of Education .......................... ..............2-80
Electrical Engineering
College of Engineering....................................... ..... 2-91
English
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences......................................2-207
Entomology & Nematology
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences............ .... .........2-27
Environmental Horticulture
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences ................................2-37
Environmental Science
College of Natural Resources and Environment ............................2-244
Environmental Studies
College of Engineering...................................... ..... 2-92
College of Natural Resources and Environment ............................2-244
Extension Education
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences....... ................ 2-17
Family, Youth and Community Sciences
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences............................... 2-28
Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences............. ........ ..... 2-29
Food & Resource Economics
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences................................... ...2-31
Food Science & Human Nutrition
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences...................... .. 2-33
Forest Resources and Conservation
School of Forest Resources and Conservation ............................ 2-143
French
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences..................... .....2-226
Geography
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences................................ ...........2-208


Geological Sciences
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ........................................ 2-210
German
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ............................. ............2-211
Gerontology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ............................. ............2-213
Health Science Education
College of Health and Human Performance.................................2-157
History
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ......................... .............. 2-213
Horticultural Science
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences................................2-34
Italian Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ..........................................2-226
Jewish Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ........................................ 2-214
Landscape Architecture
College of Design, Construction and Planning..............................2-73
Latin American Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ............................. ............2-215
Linguistics
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ..............................................2-215
Management and Sales in Agribusiness
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences....................... ............2-30
Mass Communication Studies
College of Journalism and Communications ................................2-175
Materials Science & Engineering
College of Engineering............................. ..........................2-92
Mathematics
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ..............................................2-217
Medieval and Early Moder Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ........................................ 2-207
Music
College of Fine Arts..................................................................... ....... 2-116
Packaging Science
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.............................. 2-20, 2-40
Pathways To Teaching
College of Education ....................................................... ..............2-80
Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ..............................................2-220
Physics
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ...........................................2-221
Plant Molecular and Cell Biology
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences....................... ............2-40
Plant Science
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences................................2-42
Portuguese
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences .......................................2-227
Precision Agriculture
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences......................................2-214
Religion
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ........................................ 2-225
Russian
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ...........................................2-212
Secondary Education
College of Education ............................................................2-79
Sociology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ...................................... 2-229
Soil and Water Science
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences..........................................2-43
Spanish
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences .......... ..............................2-228
Statistics
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences..........................................2-44
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ..............................................2-230
Teaching of English as a Second Language
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ..........................................2-187
Theatre
College of Fine Arts............................................................................ 2-116
Theories and Policies of Sexuality
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ........................................ 2-231
Turfgrass Science
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences...................................... 2-38
Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences...................................2-47
Women's Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ............................................ 2-231
Zoology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences .............................. ............2-233


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Academic Advising
www.advising.ufl.edu
The University of Florida is committed
to quality academic advising for all stu-
dents. The academic advising mission is to
assist students in the attainment of their
educational goals.
University Responsibilities: The Office
of the Provost is responsible for providing
students, faculty and other advising staff
with accurate information in the catalog,
schedule of courses, Integrated Student
Information System (ISIS), and other pub-
lications. The faculty, administration and
staff share a responsibility to provide accu-
rate information and effective advice.
The Academic Advising Center (100
AAC) is responsible for acting as an in-
formation and referral center to provide
faculty advisers and undergraduate stu-
dents with timely and accurate informa-
tion. In addition, the AAC provides
advice for students interested in post-
baccalaureate professional programs such
as medicine, dentistry and law.
College/School and Department Re-
sponsibilities: The dean of each college or
school ultimately is responsible for ensur-
ing that academic advice is available and
accessible to all students within the college
or school.
Student Responsibilities: Students are
responsible for knowing and fulfilling all
university, college and major requirements
for graduation. In order to meet that goal,
they are responsible for:
attending the summer Preview or
other orientation program to receive
advisement before their first term of
enrollment;
maintaining a Gatorlink e-mail ad-
dress and reading official university
correspondence sent to this address;
* ensuring UF has an accurate student
e-mail address at all times;
* meeting with an adviser in the appro-
priate college/major upon entrance to
a major;
* conferring with an adviser on a regu-
lar basis about major options if the
student is initially undecided about a
major;
* reviewing the tracking (degree) audit
each semester to ensure the student
fully understands the remaining de-
gree requirements;
* seeking advisement when in academic
difficulty (e.g., below a 2.0 GPA, doing
poorly in a critical tracking course);


maintaining their own personal aca-
demic records, including the catalog
of their year of admission to UF, tran-
scripts, tracking (degree) audits,
evaluation of transfer work, and notes
from previous advising sessions.
Students who at any time are confused
about academic requirements or their pro-
gress toward a degree are encouraged and
expected to meet with an adviser.

Progress to Graduation
Declaring a Major
www.reg.ufl.edu/brochures/choose/
www.advising.ufl.edu/undecided
www.isis.ufl.edu
Students are encouraged to declare a
major upon entering UF as freshmen. En-
tering students who are considering sev-
eral majors should declare the major they
feel they are most likely to pursue. Even if
students feel confident about their initial
choice of major, they are encouraged to
explore other majors by taking courses in
other areas of interest.
Students are affiliated with the college
that offers their desired major, allowing
UF to provide the most appropriate advis-
ing toward the chosen degree. First-year
students with no major preference can de-
clare one of three exploratory categories:
Humanities and Letters, Social and Behav-
ioral Sciences, or Science and Engineering
for their first three fall/spring terms. Ex-
ploratory students are affiliated with the
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
It is the university's goal to help stu-
dents find majors that match their talents
and interests. Most of the courses taken
early in students' academic careers meet
general requirements that all students
must complete. Therefore, students who
change majors in the first year usually
progress toward graduation in a timely
fashion. Students may change majors pro-
vided they have college approval. The
"degree shopping" feature on ISIS
(www.isis.ufl.edu) allows students to
match their academic records to the degree
requirements of other majors so that they
can consider other degree options and de-
termine what courses they would have to
take if they were to change majors.

Universal Tracking
Universal Tracking (UT) is the Univer-
sity of Florida academic monitoring sys-
tem that provides students with a
recommended semester-by-semester plan
for each major to guide them toward
graduation. The recommended plan is the
optimal path for completing the degree in
four years. The recommended semester-


by-semester plan for each major appears in
the college sections of this catalog.
Students' progress toward their degree
is monitored each semester to ensure that
they are on track and to provide feedback
on their academic progress (summer terms
are not include in tracking and may be
used by students to 'catch up' and get back
on track). Each fall and spring semester,
students are reminded (via their GatorLink
e-mail account) to review their tracking
(degree) audit on ISIS before advance reg-
istration for the next term. The audit fits
the student's courses and grades into the
semester-by-semester plan to show the
student which requirements have been met
and which requirements the student still
needs to complete.
Minimum Progress
Students do not have to complete all of
the recommended courses to remain on
track; they simply have to meet certain
minimum requirements (known as critical
tracking criteria). The critical tracking cri-
teria usually include a minimum GPA (UF
or overall, depending on the college),
completion of certain courses toward the
major (critical tracking or pre-
professional courses), and a minimum
GPA in the critical tracking courses (track-
ing or pre-professional GPA). For most
majors, the minimum critical tracking cri-
teria appear just before the semester-by-
semester plan in the college sections, and
critical tracking courses are bolded in the
semester-by-semester plan. In the degree
audit, critical tracking courses are usually
preceded by the "<<" or "##" symbols.
All incoming freshmen are monitored
for Semester 1 critical tracking criteria, re-
gardless of the number of hours earned by
the student through dual enrollment and
credit by examination.
Undecided students must declare a ma-
jor before they can register for their fourth
fall/spring semester. In their first three
terms, such students should explore poten-
tial majors by taking one or more critical
tracking courses for those majors.
A student who is off-track (fails to meet
the minimum criteria for a specific term)
is notified by the university. An academic
hold is placed on the student's record and
the student must meet with an adviser be-
fore registering for the next term in order
to 1) determine what is necessary to get
back on track by the end of the next term
or 2) change to a more appropriate major.
If the student is off-track for two con-
secutive terms, the student must change to
a major more appropriate to the student's
goals and performance. Off-track students


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who have selected a new major should
contact the college offering that major to
schedule an appointment with an adviser
to discuss changing the major. The Aca-
demic Advising Center (100 AAC) can
help students identify potential majors and
refer students to the appropriate colleges)
for information about specific majors.

Accelerated Programs
Combined Bachelor's and Master's
Degrees
www.isis.ufl.edu/cdpl.html
UF has developed a program for un-
dergraduates that allows those who qual-
ify academically to obtain both a
bachelor's and master's degree. Minimum
qualifications for many programs include a
3.2 GPA and an 1100 GRE for admission to
Graduate School.
Combined-degree programs allow stu-
dents to get a head start on their graduate
education by taking graduate courses
throughout the junior and senior under-
graduate years. In most programs, 12
credit hours of graduate work also will
count toward an undergraduate degree,
thus reducing the time it takes to get both
degrees. Able students should consult
their department adviser to determine
whether the department offers combined
degree programs and whether they qual-
ify.
Advantages of a combined-degree pro-
gram include:
Qualified students can obtain an un-
dergraduate and a graduate degree in
much less time than two separate de-
grees.
The cost of both degrees is reduced,
since at least 12 credits apply toward
both degrees.
Students have time to decide whether
to pursue further graduate or profes-
sional study.
Students' marketability is greatly en-
hanced; many professions now re-
quire a master's degree for entry-level
positions.
Program provides continuity between
undergraduate and graduate studies.
There are a number of financial consid-
erations students should keep in mind.
The Bright Futures Scholarship Program
will fund graduate tuition at the under-
graduate level students are responsible
for paying the difference between under-
graduate and graduate tuitions.
Florida PrePaid College Tuition Pro-
gram participants will receive funding for
the first 120 credit hours. The program will


fund graduate courses taken toward the
undergraduate degree at the undergradu-
ate level. Financial aid may be available to
assist with the graduate degree portion of
the program.
The Graduate Catalog can provide addi-
tional information. A list of combined de-
gree programs is available at
www.isis.ufl.edu/cdpl.html. This Web
site also provides a timeline and an appli-
cation form for admission to the program.
New programs are being developed; re-
fer to department Web sites for additional
combined degrees.

Advanced Standing: Credit by
Examination (AICE, AP, IB,
CLEP Exams) and Dual
Enrollment

Bright Futures Scholarship Program
and Accelerated Mechanisms
A Florida law passed in the 2001 legis-
lative session relating to the Bright Futures
Scholarship Program pertains to 2002 high
school graduates who earn Florida Aca-
demic or Merit Scholar awards and attend
a public community college or state uni-
versity in Florida.
Initial Florida Academic or Merit Schol-
ars award recipients for the 2002-2003 aca-
demic year who enroll in a Florida state
university or community college will be
required to attempt at least five accelerated
mechanisms from the following areas:
English, humanities, mathematics, natural
sciences, and/or social sciences.
The acceleration mechanisms that can
be used include College-Level Examina-
tion Program (CLEP) examinations taken
before college course work OR Advanced
International Certificate of Education
(AICE), Advanced Placement examina-
tions (AP), International Baccalaureate ex-
aminations (IB) and approved dual
enrollment courses completed in the above
academic areas before high school gradua-
tion. A CLEP examination can be passed
or failed and still satisfy one of the five ac-
celeration mechanisms; however, for an
AICE, AP or IB examination or a dual-
enrollment course to satisfy one of the re-
quirements, the student must earn college
credit. For an acceleration mechanism to
count, it cannot duplicate credit earned
through other acceleration attempts.
The college credit awarded through
passing AICE, CLEP, AP or IB examina-
tions or dual enrollment courses should
assist students in graduating early. For ad-
ditional information:
www.advising.ufl.edu/clep.


Credit by Examination
A student may participate in several
credit by examination programs to earn
credit toward a degree. Credit received
from one exam program may not be dupli-
cated by another. A maximum of 30 semes-
ter hours may be granted by combining
AICE, AP, IB and CLEP credit. Students
beginning in the fall or spring term must
have taken the exams (AICE, AP, IB) and
have their scores reported to the university
before enrolling or, at the latest, before the
end of the first term of enrollment at UF.
Students who begin in the summer must
have taken the exam(s) and had them re-
ported before the end of their first fall
term.
CLEP examinations must be taken be-
fore registration for college courses for
which credit may be earned through CLEP
examinations and NO LATER than the
student's registration for the second se-
mester of college (drop/add in August for
summer B admits; drop/add in January
for fall admits).
If the student submits appropriate
scores, UF will grant credit and post ap-
proximate course equivalencies to the stu-
dent's UF transcript (course equivalency
charts for AP, IB and CLEP are on pages
1-38 to 1-40). Credit (AICE, AP, IB, CLEP,
dual enrollment transfer credit, or UF
course credit) will be awarded only once
for the same subject. UF course credit takes
precedence over all other forms of credit
for the same course. Credit awarded for
dual-enrollment courses takes precedence
over AICE, AP, IB or CLEP credit. If dupli-
cate credit exists among AICE, AP, IB or
CLEP, the exam yielding the most credit
will be awarded.
Equivalent courses earned by examina-
tion may be used to fulfill the same re-
quirements that the UF course fulfills.
Students may determine which courses
they will gain credit for from AP, IB and
CLEP scores by consulting the Course
Equivalency charts on page 1-38.
Information on General Education and
Writing and Math Requirement (Gordon
Rule) credit is also listed on pages 1-31, 1-
32 and the charts on page 1-38.
Advanced International Certificate
of Education (AICE) Program
Students completing AICE examina-
tions should submit to UF official scores as
evidence of completion of a college-level
course taken in high school. Students'
scores will be evaluated and, if they meet
minimum requirements, the student will
receive credit for approximate UF course
equivalencies that will appear on the stu-


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dent's UF transcript. For further informa-
tion, consult the Office of Admission.

Advanced Placement Program
Students completing AP examinations
should submit to UF official scores as evi-
dence of completion of a college-level
course taken in high school. The AP Score-
Course Equivalency chart that follows in-
dicates the approximate UF course equiva-
lencies that will appear on the student's
UF transcript, and the appropriate General
Education and Writing and Math require-
ment credit students will earn.
Scores of 3 or higher on AP French,
German, Latin and Spanish fulfill the Col-
lege of Liberal Arts and Sciences foreign
language proficiency requirement.

International Baccalaureate
Program
Students completing IB examinations
should submit to UF official scores as evi-
dence of completion of a college-level
course taken in high school. Students re-
ceiving the IB diploma will receive up to
30 semester hours of credit for scores of 4
or higher on both higher level and stan-
dard level examinations. Students who do
not receive the IB diploma will receive
credit for scores of 5 or higher on higher-
level examinations only. The IB Score-
Course Equivalency chart that follows in-
dicates the approximate UF course equiva-
lencies that will appear on the student's
UF transcript, and the appropriate General
Education and Writing and Math require-
ment credit students will earn.
Scores of 4 or higher in IB French B,
German B, Classical Latin and Spanish B
fulfill the College of Liberal Arts and Sci-
ences foreign language proficiency re-
quirement, regardless of whether the
student has earned the IB diploma.

College Level Examination Program
(CLEP)
www.advising.ufl.edu/clep
CLEP examinations cover material that
is taught in introductory-level courses at
many colleges and universities. For a list
of CLEP examinations, credit earned and
UF course equivalencies, please go to the
charts at the end of this section. Informa-
tion on the examinations can be found on
the CLEP Web site at
www.collegeboard.com/clep.
If CLEP exams are chosen as one of the
five Bright Futures acceleration mecha-
nism requirement, they must be taken be-
fore registration for college courses for
which credit may be earned through CLEP
examinations and NO LATER than the
student's registration for the second se-


mester of college (drop/add in August for
Summer B admits; drop/add in January
for fall admits).
For advice on which CLEP examina-
tions to take, go to the UF CLEP Web site
at www.advising.ufl.edu/clep.

Dual Enrollment
The rules that apply to all transfer
credit apply to dual enrollment work.
Consult the Academic Regulations section
of this catalog for complete information.
Courses completed with grades of D or
higher at other regionally accredited de-
gree-granting institutions that reasonably
parallel the curriculum at this university
will be accepted for transfer credit as hours
earned. In general, students may transfer
up to 60 credit hours from community col-
leges as part of the hours needed for their
UF degrees, regardless of when these
hours are earned, but subject to university
and college degree requirements. It is the
prerogative of the student's college to de-
termine how transfer credit satisfies the
specific degree's course requirements. Stu-
dents are required to submit to Admis-
sions final official transcripts from all
institutions attended before or during their
enrollment at UF.
Courses from Florida public commu-
nity colleges and State University System
schools generally adhere to the Statewide
Course Numbering System. If the prefix
(first three letters) and the last three digits
of the course number are the same, then
the course is considered equivalent (see
the section on Florida's Statewide Course
Numbering System for more details).
Courses taken at private and out-of-
state institutions need to be evaluated by
the student's college to determine if they
will fulfill specific requirements.
Equivalent courses will generally fulfill
the same requirements (e.g. General Edu-
cation) that the UF course fulfills. How-
ever, whether a course fulfills the Writing
and Math Requirement is determined by
specific criteria, not course number equiva-
lency.

College Level Academic Skills
Test (CLAST)
CLAST is designed to test the commu-
nication and computation skills judged by
state university and community college
faculty as necessary for successful per-
formance and progression through the
baccalaureate level. Passing scores on the
test or satisfaction through approved al-
ternatives are required by Florida statutes
and the State Board of Education. Stu-
dents can determine whether they have


satisfied this requirement by looking at
their tracking audit on ISIS at
www.isis.ufl.edu
The test is administered three times a
year to university students as well as to
community college students who are com-
pleting either Associate of Arts or Associ-
ate of Science degrees and are seeking
admission to programs in state universities
in Florida. Transfer students who do not
satisfactorily complete the test (or its ap-
proved alternatives) will not be admitted.
CLAST also applies to students transfer-
ring to Florida state universities from Flor-
ida private colleges and out-of-state
colleges.
Transfer students with fewer than 96
semester hours must have satisfied the
CLAST requirement by the end of the first
term of enrollment. Transfer applicants
with more than 96 hours must have satis-
fied the CLAST requirement before admis-
sion to the university.
The Office of Academic Technology in
1012 Turlington Hall coordinates informa-
tion and registration for CLAST. Registra-
tion for UF course work and awarding of
the A.A. certificate after earning 60 hours
are contingent upon satisfaction of CLAST.

Writing and Math
Requirement (Gordon Rule)
The State of Florida requires that all
students complete the Writing and Math
Requirement as described below. Students
must earn a grade of C or higher in courses
taken to fulfill the Writing and Math Re-
quirement. Such courses may not be taken
S/U.
AICE, AP, IB and CLEP examination
credit may count toward the Writing and
Math Requirement. Consult the charts at
the end of this section for more informa-
tion.

Writing
To graduate, students must complete
courses that involve substantial writing for
a total of 24,000 words. Courses that count
toward this requirement will be in one of
three categories:
* course work with at least 2,000 words.
* course work with at least 4,000 words.
* course work with at least 6,000 words.
The Schedule of Courses identifies the
courses, sections and amount of writing
credit awarded.
The writing in such courses will be
evaluated on effectiveness, organization,
clarity and coherence as well as the gram-
mar, punctuation and usage of standard
written English.


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Math
Each student must complete six credits
of course work in mathematics, at or above
the level of college algebra: three credits in
mathematics and an additional three cred-
its in mathematics, statistics, computer sci-
ence, or the logic courses PHI 2100 or PHI
3130. Acceptable course prefixes include:
CAP, CDA, CEN, CGS, CIS, COP, COT,
MAA, MAC, MAD, MAP, MAS, MAT,
MGF, MHF, MTG, and STA.
CGS 3063 may not be used to satisfy
this requirement.

General Education
Requirement
All undergraduate students (except
those transferring to UF with an AA from a
Florida public community college or an
AA from a Florida public state university)
are required to complete the 36-hour Gen-
eral Education requirement to graduate.
Common collective knowledge about
the world enables us to communicate, to
make informed decisions about many as-
pects of our lives, to understand and to
participate fully as informed citizens in
local, national and global matters.
By attaining competency in composi-
tion, the humanities, physical and biologi-
cal sciences, mathematics and social and
behavioral sciences, we can better under-
stand ourselves, our neighbors, other cul-
tures and times, and the principles
governing the natural world and the uni-
verse. In general education courses, stu-
dents gain fresh perspectives, methods and
tools for understanding the traditional and
the newly discovered.
The general education program re-
quires courses in the following areas
shown on the next page:
Area Credits
Com position (C).................................... ............ 3
Mathematical Sciences (M) *........................ 6
H um anities (H ) .................................. .............. 9
Social and Behavioral Sciences (S) ...................... 9
Physical (P) and Biological (B) Sciences ............. 9
International /Diversity Focus (I)-
6 credits taken in conjunction with H,S,P or B
Total Credit Requirements:................ 36

* Three of the six credits must be ap-
proved mathematics courses.
Certain classes offer general education
credit in more than one category (the same
class may count as a "C" or an "H", for ex-
ample). In these classes, a student may
CHOOSE which ONE credit he or she
wants the class to count for. One class


may not count for multiple general educa-
tion credits, except for "I" credits, which
may be earned concurrently with other
credits. For example, a student may earn
both a "C" and an "I" credit or both an
"H" and an "I" credit for a single class, but
not both a "C" and an "H" credit.

Composition
Composition courses equip students
with the skills necessary to complete suc-
cessfully the reading and writing require-
ments of their disciplines. In addition to
fulfilling a portion of the writing require-
ment, composition courses offer instruc-
tion in methods of writing, conventions of
standard written English, reading and
comprehension skills, and ways of making
expository and argumentative prose acces-
sible to readers in varied situations. These
courses are writing-intensive and require
extensive practice, and each writer receives
feedback for revision.

Mathematical Sciences
Courses in mathematical sciences help
students acquire concepts and skills in
logic, inductive and deductive reasoning,
and abstract and quantitative thinking.
Students also learn to reason critically,
solve problems creatively, assess statistical
evidence, use technology effectively and
form conclusions.
Students must take at least.three hours
of approved mathematics courses; the
other three credits can be from approved
courses such as statistics and computer
science courses outside the math depart-
ment.

Humanities
The humanities requirement enables
students to think critically about what art-
ists and thinkers (past and present) have to
teach us about the non-material qualities of
human beings and human values. In
courses in the arts and humanities, stu-
dents become acquainted with the endur-
ing products-in words, sounds, paint,
stone, metal and many other media-in
which thoughtful and gifted human beings
have attempted to meet our individual and
collective needs for emotional, spiritual
and intellectual fulfillment.
Arts and humanities courses address
major intellectual, cultural and aesthetic
achievements. Students consider questions
of ultimate meaning and study human ac-
tivities, artifacts and values in the context
of the ages in which they were produced.

Social and Behavioral Sciences
In the social and behavioral sciences,
students investigate human behavior in its


social context. Students analyze the charac-
teristics and structure of individuals, fami-
lies, groups and institutions to develop an
understanding of the human species. Often
using scientific and quantitative methods,
students examine the processes and means
by which participants in society make per-
sonal and group decisions.

Natural Sciences -
Physical and Biological Sciences
Courses in the natural sciences intro-
duce students to the basic concepts of sci-
ence and the scientific method and
enhance awareness of scientific develop-
ments and their impact on society and the
environment. This area provides students
with an understanding of scientific terms,
concepts and theories, and the ability to
formulate empirically testable hypotheses
derived from the study of physical proc-
esses and living things.

InternationallDiversity Focus
The United States is part of the global
community and is increasingly diverse as a
nation. The international and diversity re-
quirement provides basic concepts and
tools to help students understand and ap-
preciate diversity among people. Courses
focus on diversity among nations (the in-
ternational component) and within a na-
tion (including the U.S.). This includes
differences such as gender, class, race, eth-
nicity, sexuality or culture.
Courses meeting this requirement may
make students aware of non-Western in-
fluences or they may immerse students in
a culture quite different from mainstream
U.S. culture. These courses give students
new lenses through which to view, and
thereby understand, people and world
events.
Six credits of course work must have an
international or diversity focus. Courses in
this category will always fulfill another
Gen Ed category as well.
Study abroad courses can apply toward
this six-hour requirement, in addition to
fulfilling credit in other categories. Such
courses must be approved in advance by a
department adviser, certified by the UF
International Center (UFIC) and taken in a
foreign setting.

Identifying General Education
Courses
All general education courses are iden-
tified at the back of the catalog under de-
partment course listings. General
education courses have a letter designa-
tion(s) after the course entry, which corre-
sponds to the first letter of the Gen Ed
category. For example: AMH 2010, United


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States to 1877, fulfills three credits in the
Humanities (H) category.
In addition, the Schedule of Courses in-
cludes a list of all courses that fulfill each
category as well as the department that
teaches the course. General education
courses are also designated by code in the
Course Listings section of the Schedule of
Courses (consult the "G.E." column).

Selecting General Education
Courses
Students should choose general educa-
tion courses appropriate to their particular
major. Some majors require or recommend
specific general education courses. Refer to
the major's semester-by-semester plan in
the college section of this catalog for spe-
cific information. In addition, students in
some colleges may increase their hours in
humanities, social and behavioral sciences,
or physical and biological sciences by three
hours (for a total of 12 hours in that cate-
gory) and take only six hours in either of
the other two categories. Again, students
should refer to the major information in
the college section to determine if this op-
tion is available to them
Students can take courses at the 1000- to
4000- level; in most colleges, students can
complete the General Education require-
ments throughout their undergraduate ex-
perience. First-year students generally take
introductory classes to complete area re-
quirements. Those who have the academic
background and the interest can take more
advanced classes, but they should first
consult an academic adviser.
Requirements M (mathematical sci-
ences), P (physical sciences) and B (bio-
logical sciences) include the study of pure
science (e.g., physics, chemistry and calcu-
lus) and their technological applications
(e.g., nuclear energy, environmental sci-
ence and computer theory). Students
should pursue a balanced program of pure
and applied sciences to complete these re-
quirements. Students should remember
that three of the six credits for the mathe-
matical sciences requirement must be in
approved mathematics courses.

How Incoming Credits Apply to
General Education
AICE, AP, IB or CLEP credit counts to-
ward completion of the General Education
requirement if the UF course identified on
the equivalency chart awards Gen Ed
credit.
Dual enrollment and other transfer
credit will fulfill the General Education
requirements that the same UF course ful-
fills if the course is equivalent. Courses


from Florida public community colleges
and State University System schools gen-
erally adhere to the Statewide Course
Numbering System. If the prefix (first
three letters) and the last three digits of the
course number are the same, then the
course is considered equivalent (see the
section on Florida's Statewide Course
Numbering System for more details). If
the course does not have a common-
numbered equivalent at UF (either because
UF does not offer the course or because the
transfer course was not taken in the state
system), then the student's college needs to
evaluate the course to determine whether
it fulfills a General Education area re-
quirement.

Placement
What is Placement?
Placement is an assessment of a stu-
dent's level of preparation in a subject. The
purpose of placement is to help students
enroll in the courses in which they are
most likely to be successful. The following
courses commonly taken by incoming stu-
dents require placement. They include:
* English Composition (ENC1101)
* Calculus 1 (MAC2311 and MAC2233)
* General Chemistry (CHM 2045)
* French, German, Latin and Spanish (if
you have studied them previously)

Who needs to check placement require-
ments for these courses?
1. English Composition. Every freshman,
since General Education has a composition
requirement that all students complete.
2. Calculus and Chemistry. Does your
major require these courses? Are you pre-
med or a prehealth or an engineering ma-
jor? Do you wish to take courses in an area
that requires these courses? You also
should check the eight-semester sequence
for each major in the college section of this
catalog.
3. College level foreign language is re-
quired by two colleges: Liberal Arts and
Sciences has a proficiency requirement;
students in Journalism may choose lan-
guage proficiency as an option.
What are placement requirements for
each of these areas?
1. English Composition.
* Enroll in ENC 1101, if you have a SAT
score of 640 or lower on the Verbal
section of the SAT or 28 or lower on
the verbal section of the ACT.


* If you have an SAT score of 650 or
higher on the verbal section of the
SAT or 29 or higher on the Verbal sec-
tion of the ACT, you may NOT enroll
in ENC 1101, but may enroll in any
other 1000 or 2000 level English course
(those with a prereq of ENC 1101).
* SAT II Writing, AICE, AP, IB and
CLEP scores may also be used for
placement. If you have AP, IB, CLEP
or SATII writing scores consult the
charts that follow.
Note: You may already have completed
the General Education composition re-
quirement if you have scores from these
examinations.

2. Calculus 1 (MAC 2233 and MAC 2311)
www.math.ufl.edu/courses/advising
The Mathematics Department offers
two calculus courses: MAC 2233 (Survey
of Calculus 1) and MAC 2311 (Analytical
Geometry and Calculus 1). To find out if
you need a Calculus 1 course (and which
course is required for your intended ma-
jor), check the semester-by-semester plan
for your major in this catalog.
Students with the following back-
grounds can enroll directly in a Calculus
1 course (and do not need to complete the
Calculus Readiness Assessment).
For students who need to enroll in
MAC 2233:
* Students who have received AP or IB
credit for calculus should consult the
Math Department web site at:
www.math.ufl.edulcourses/advising
for information about continuing in
the calculus sequence. You can also
find summary information in the
charts that follow or at the web site
listed above.
* Credit with a grade of C or better in
MAC1147 (Pre-Calculus Algebra and
Trigonometry), OR
* Credit with a C or better in MAC1140
(Pre-Calculus Algebra), OR
* A score of 540 or higher on the SAT II
Math II C test.
For students who need to enroll in
MAC 2311:
* Students who have received AP or IB
credit for calculus should consult the
Math Department Web site at:
www.math.ufl.edu/courses/advising
for information about continuing in
the calculus sequence. You also can
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* Credit with a C or better in MAC1147
(Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigo-
nometry), OR
* Credit with a C or better in both
MAC1140 (Pre-Calculus Algebra)
AND MAC1114 (Trigonometry), OR
* A score of 560 or higher in the SAT II
Math II C exam.
ALL OTHER students (freshmen and
transfers) who plan to take a Calculus 1
course are required to complete the On-
line Readiness Assessment BEFORE at-
tending Preview or orientation. You can
find the Calculus Readiness Assessment
on the ISIS homepage (www.isis.ufl.edu,
click on "Calculus Readiness Assess-
ment.").
Students will be advised about select-
ing an appropriate mathematics course
based on their Calculus Readiness As-
sessment (or SAT II score) along with other
factors such as high school math back-
ground and SAT or ACT quantitative
scores. The sole purpose of the assessment
is to help students and advisers plan a
course of study that will optimize each
student's likelihood of success in calculus.
The assessment score will NOT become a
permanent record on a student's tran-
script.
Although a low assessment score will
not prevent a student from registering for
calculus, students who enroll in a course
beyond that indicated by their assessment
results are much more likely to withdraw
from the course or earn below a C grade.
The Mathematics Department strongly
urges students to heed the recommenda-
tion of their adviser.

3. General Chemistry
The general chemistry sequences meet
the pre-professional requirements for a
broad range of science and engineering
majors. General chemistry presumes stu-
dents have a functional command of high
school chemistry and algebra 2.
The general chemistry sequence is
CHM2045 and 2045L; 2046 and 2046L.
Students are given the option of enrolling
in CHM 1025. Introduction to Chemistry,
to prepare for CHM2045. General Chemis-
try. Students who enroll in, and success-
fully complete, CHM 1025 may enroll in
CHM 2045 the next semester. To assess
their background and determine whether
to take CHM 1025 or CHM 2045:
* Students should complete the on-line
Chemistry Readiness Exam (ChRA)
(www.isis.ufl.edu) to determine
whether they should enroll in CHM
1025, Introduction to Chemistry, or


may enroll in CHM 2045, General
Chemistry.
* Students will be advised which course
to take based on their Chemistry
Readiness Exam score along with fac-
tors such as high school math and
chemistry background and SAT or
ACT Quantitative exam scores. The
students' intended major may also be
a factor in determining the appropri-
ate chemistry course (based on the
background recommended for that
major/program).
AP and IB scores may also be used for
placement. Students with AP or IB
scores in chemistry should consult
the course equivalency charts that fol-
low and then discuss their next chem-
istry course with an adviser.
* SATII scores in Chemistry may be
used as well, although the Chemistry
department encourages students with
such scores to take the ChRA as well.

Although a low assessment score will
not prevent a student from registering for
CHM 2045, General Chemistry, students
who enroll in a course beyond that indi-
cated by their ChRA assessment results are
much more likely to withdraw from the
course or earn below a C grade. The Chem-
istry Department strongly urges students
to heed the placement recommendations.
Students wishing to enroll in CHM
2047, one semester General Chemistry, and
the co-requisite CHM 2047L must meet all
three of the following conditions:
* AP or IB credit in chemistry or a very
strong high school background in
chemistry,
* a high score on the AP, IB or SAT II
chemistry test, and
* the approval of the Chemistry De-
partment or the Honors Office.

4. Foreign Languages: French, German,
Latin, Spanish
Students who previously have studied
one of these languages and wish to enroll
in the same language at UF must demon-
strate placement. Such students should
take the SAT II placement exam for the
appropriate language (unless the student
has AICE, AP, IB or CLEP scores for that
subject). Consult the charts that follow to
determine placement based on SAT II, AP,
IB or CLEP scores.
In general, language placement is de-
termined by a combination of placement
scores and high school background in the
language.


Pre-professional Programs

Pre-Law
www.advising.ufl.edu/prelaw
Although there is no pre-law major at
the University of Florida, most law schools
agree that a broad, liberal, diverse, and
challenging education is the best prepara-
tion for law school. Taking difficult
courses from demanding instructors is the
best generic preparation for legal educa-
tion. Pre-law students must develop ana-
lytic and problem-solving skills, critical
reading abilities, writing skills, oral com-
munication and listening abilities, research
skills, and organization and priority man-
agement skills. In short, pre-law students
should register for demanding courses that
challenge them to read, write, and think
critically.
Pre-law students are encouraged to
consult the pre-law web site. After review-
ing the Web site, students should attend
pre-law group advising sessions and
workshops. In the junior year, students
are invited to make individual advising
appointments with the Pre-law adviser in
the Academic Advising Center.
Pre-law students are encouraged to
carefully assess their interest in and moti-
vation for attending law school. The pre-
law timeline, featured on the web site, en-
courages students to "shadow" attorneys,
conduct informational interviews, com-
plete internships, and speak to admissions
officers to learn about law schools and the
legal profession. Students should also
consider studying overseas, writing an
honors thesis, and completing an intern-
ship. These activities will enhance the
depth and value of their undergraduate
education and may also distinguish them
from other top law school applicants.

Pre-Health
www.advising.ufl.edu/prehealth
Students intending to go to medical,
dental, veterinary medical, optometry, po-
diatry or chiropractic school may choose
almost any major; however, these students
should not pursue majors that prepare
them for specific health professions such
as therapeutic recreation, physical therapy,
occupational therapy, nursing or phar-
macy.
All students considering medical, dental,
veterinary medical, optometry, podiatry or
chiropractic school should review the Health
Professions Handbook, available online at
www.advising.ufl.edu/prehealth.
Students also are encouraged to attend
workshops offered by the Academic Ad-
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shops for first- and second-year students
are offered in the fall semester. Application
workshops are offered in the spring for
students who are in the process of apply-
ing to a professional school. An interview
workshop is offered early in the fall for
those who have already applied. For more
information on workshops or to meet with
a pre-health professions adviser, contact
the Academic Advising Center.
Pre-health students should plan to
complete the following courses. It is im-
portant to note that some health profes-
sions do not require all of these courses,
and some require more. Also, require-
ments vary from program to program, so
students should carefully investigate the
requirements of the institutions to which
they plan to apply.
Mathematics: At least two semesters of
college-level mathematics; one semester of
calculus (MAC 2311 or 3472) is recom-
mended. Some medical schools stipulate
additional calculus courses.
General Chemistry: CHM 2045-2046
and 2045L-2046L; or CHM 2050-2051 and
CHM 2045L-2046L; or CHM 2047 and
2047L.
Organic Chemistry: CHM 2210-2211
and 2211L; or CHM 2215-2216 and CHM
2215L-2216L; or CHM 3217-3218 and
CHM2211L.
Biochemistry: One semester is recom-
mended by most professional schools and
required by many medical schools. BCH
4024 or CHM 4207.
Physics: PHY 2053-2054 and PHY
2053L-2054L; or PHY 2048-2049 and PHY
2048L-2049L.
Biology: BSC 2010-2011 and BSC 2010L-
2011L.
English: At least two semesters at the
college level. Some medical schools require
three courses in English with emphasis on
composition. Many medical schools do not
stipulate whether their English require-
ments are for composition or literature
courses, but composition courses are rec-
ommended to strengthen communication
skills and help prepare for admission tests.

Additional Course Requirements:
Pre-veterinary students should take:
ASG 3003C Intro. to Animal Science
ASG 3402 Principles of Animal Nutrition
PCB 3063 Genetics
MCB 3020-3020L Basic Biology of Microorgan-
isms and Lab
STA 2023 Introduction to Statistics


Service Location
Drop a class Your college
Dro a class after the deadline Your college
Add a class Your college


Confused about a major 100 Academic Advising Center, your col-
lege, or Career Resource Center
Correspondence courses Your college
Transient status Your college
General Education Requirement Your college
A.A. certification 100 Academic Advising Center or your
college
Degree certification Your college

Withdrawal from the university Dean of Students Office, Peabody Hall
Information on CLEP www.advising.ufl.edu/clep


Pre-optometry students should take:
PSY 2012 General Psychology, plus an addi-
tional psychology course
MCB 3020-3020L Basic Biology of Microorgan-
isms and Lab
STA 2023 Intro. to Statistics
Also recommended are:
PET 2320C Applied Human Anatomy
PET 2350C Applied Human Physiology
Pre-dental students should take:
MCB 3020-3020L Microbiology
PSY 2012 General Psychology
PCB 3063 Genetics
PCB 5235 Immunology and courses in other
social and behavioral sciences.

Correspondence Study at the
University of Florida
www.CorrespondenceStudy.ufl.edu
Undergraduate courses are offered for
college credit through Correspondence
Study at the Division of Continuing Edu-
cation. The Division of Continuing Educa-
tion (DOCE) at the University of Florida
provides flexible educational opportunities
for students:
* with conflicting schedules;
* who need to meet general education
or writing and math requirements;
* who need to meet course prerequi-
sites; or,
* for students who are seeking profes-
sional development or personal en-
richment.
If you are attending the University of
Florida, prior approval from an academic
adviser in your college is required before
you enroll in a correspondence study


course. To receive approval, simply make
an appointment with your academic ad-
viser and they will assist you as needed.
Students may not apply more than six
semester hours of correspondence credit
toward a UF degree.
Students may enroll for courses by
mail, fax, in person, or online. Registering
for courses via correspondence study does
not require transcript of previous academic
work, nor does the student need to apply
or be admitted to the University of Florida
to earn college credit. Correspondence
study has continuous enrollment and does
not follow the academic calendar.
Once enrolled, students have 16 weeks
from the date of enrollment (the equivalent
of one semester) to complete their course
work. If the course work has not been
completed after 16 weeks, a grade of "H"
(deferred) will be assigned. If more time is
needed to complete the course, an addi-
tional 16 weeks will be allowed. Should
the course remain incomplete at the end of
the second 16-week period, an "I" (Incom-
plete) will be assigned. After an "I" has
been recorded on the student transcript, it
can be changed only with special permis-
sion from the instructor. If the "I" is not
changed, it will be calculated in the stu-
dent's GPA as an "E" (failing) in compli-
ance with university policy.
Courses are available in print or online,
and often include an interactive CD-Rom.
For a free catalog, contact DOCE at
(352)392-1711, or write to them at
UF/DOCE, 2209 NW 13th Street, Gaines-
ville, FL 32611. Their e-mail address is
leam@doce.ufl.edu or visit their Web site:
www.correspondencestudy.ufl.edu.


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Honors Program
www.honors.ufl.edu
This is an invitation-only program for
students who have shown potential for
superior academic performance. After ad-
mission to the university, invitations are
sent to all students who have scored 1350
or above on the SAT (test taken after
March 1995) or 30 composite on the ACT.
Honors program candidates also must
have an academic high school grade point
average of 3.9 or higher, as computed by
the university. Honors program students
are eligible for special honors classes and
housing in the new Honors Residential
College at Hume Hall, which opened in
Fall 2002.
To remain in the program, students
must enroll in at least one honors course
each semester until they achieve junior
standing (60 or more earned hours) or
complete four semesters and maintain an
overall grade point average of 3.0. For
more information, explore the Honors Web
site.
Students who do not qualify may apply
for the program after demonstrating their
academic capabilities during the fall se-
mester of their first year. Honors require-
ments are not in addition to general
education requirements, but may be used
to satisfy these requirements. The small
classes and the academic ability of the stu-
dents make possible more thorough in-
quiry into course materials and more
independent work. Students enhance their
skills through extensive reading, writing
and oral presentations.
Students who satisfy the honors pro-
gram requirements with a 3.0 overall aver-
age and complete the general education
requirement by 60 semester hours of credit
will receive the Associate of Arts certificate
with cum laude (honors) recognition.
Those with a 3.5 overall grade point aver-
age will receive the certificate with magna
cum laude (high honors) recognition. Stu-


dents may also apply to receive a certifi-
cate of completion of the program.
After the sophomore year, the honors
program becomes the responsibility of the
department in which the student pursues a
major. Honors programs within each col-
lege lead to a baccalaureate degree with
cum laude (honors), magna cum laude
(high honors) or summa cum laude (high-
est honors) recognition.

Study Abroad
www.ufic.ufl.edu
Overseas Studies, within the UF Inter-
national Center (UFIC), offers UF students
the opportunity to study in a wide range of
academic and cultural settings. The office
coordinates 32 semester- and year-long
programs, and 28 summer programs in 24
countries. Subject areas include language,
culture and history; marine, forest and
topical ecology; environmental engineer-
ing; business and public relations; fine arts;
journalism; architecture; and wildlife man-
agement. Study abroad programs satisfy
the general education international studies
and diversity requirement and also may
fulfill requirements for a major or minor,
as well as general education area require-
ments and UF summer residency.
UFIC coordinates with government and
university agencies to provide an evalua-
tion of international student financial
statements, assistance in immigration mat-
ters, the issuance of IAP-66s and I-20s and
counseling on academic, financial and cul-
tural issues (including mental health coun-
seling). UFIC also sponsors community
relations programs, orientation programs
and cross-cultural workshops. UFIC is the
liaison with foreign and domestic embas-
sies, consulates, foundations and U.S. gov-
ernment agencies.
UFIC is located at 123 Grinter Hall. For
more information, contact University of
Florida International Center, P.O. Box
113225, Gainesville, FL 32611-3225; voice


(352) 392-5323/fax (352) 392-5575; email:
ossrecp@nersp.nerdc.ufl.edu.

President's Honor Roll
Students who achieve a perfect 4.0 GPA
with full time enrollment of graded aca-
demic work (no S/U) in the fall or spring
semesters will receive recognition on the
President's Honor Roll. Each student so
honored will receive the President's Honor
Roll certificate.

Counseling Services
The following offices can be of assis-
tance to solve personal problems, career
selection problems or problems relating to
deficiencies in academic skills. The Cam-
pus Life and Student Support section de-
scribes their specific services.

Academic Advising Center, 100 Aca-
demic Advising Center
www.advising.ufl.edu

Reading and Writing Center, SW
Broward Hall
www.at.ufl.edu/r&w/

Speech and Hearing Center, 442
Dauer Hall
web.csd.ufl.edu/speech.html

Student Health Care Center (Infir-
mary), www.hsc.ufl.edu/shcc/

Career Resource Center, Reitz Union
www.crc.ufl.edu

Teaching Center/Tutorial Help, SW
Broward Hall,
ww.teachingcenter.ufl.edu

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Frequently Asked Questions About Universal Tracking
What is Universal Tracking?
* Universal Tracking (UT) is the University of Florida's academic monitoring system. The system requires students to complete
courses designated as critical tracking courses with the required GPA in the semester or semesters in which the course is indicated
in order to be on track for the designated major.
* Critical tracking courses are designated on the degree audit for each major in ISIS (www.isis.ufl.edu) by the <<< or ### symbols.

What is the purpose of Universal Tracking monitoring?
* The purpose of universal tracking is to allow students the freedom to explore majors and to receive feedback on their progress in the
major in order to find the best academic path to complete their degree.

How does UT help students find the best major?
* Each fall and spring semester, prior to advance registration, the UT system reviews the academic progress of each student and
places an academic HOLD on students not meeting minimum academic standards for their chosen major.
* UT HOLDS impede registration and require students to consult with an adviser before registering.
* Advisers assist students in finding majors appropriate to their talents and interests.

How does a student stay On Track for his/her chosen major?
* Complete the critical tracking courses indicated by <<< or ### for each semester on your ISIS Degree Audit and listed in the catalog.

How are students notified if they are OFF Track for their major?
* The Office of the University Registrar notifies students. Students also may review their HOLDS on ISIS (www.isis.ufl.edu).

How can a student find out what the tracking criteria are for other majors?
* Access ISIS (www.isis.ufl.edu) to explore the requirements for different majors.
* Speak with an adviser in the college that offers the majors.
* Speak with an adviser in the Academic Advising Center (AAC).
* View the semester-by-semester plans for each major in the college section of the undergraduate catalog.

How does the UT hold affect students?
* UT HOLDS applied prior to advance registration prevent a student from registering without first consulting with an adviser to
develop an academic plan to complete the critical tracking courses for the current major.
* UT HOLDS applied at the end of the semester for poor academic performance for two consecutive semesters require the student to
see an adviser prior to the next term of enrollment to select a new major and avoid cancellation of enrollment.

How many terms can a student be off track for the same major?
* A student off track for two consecutive fall and spring semesters must see an adviser to select a more appropriate major.

How does a student change majors?
* Contact the advising office of the college that offers the major in which you wish to reclassify.

What other resources are available to assist students in selecting a new major?
* Academic Advising Center advisers will discuss with you the various majors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as
in other colleges.
* The Counseling Center, located in 301 Peabody Hall, 392-1575, www.counsel.ufl.edu
* The Career Resource Center, located in the Reitz Union (www.crc.ufl.edu), offers workshops or other assistance to help you find a
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More information about Advanced Placement, including descriptions of courses and sample examination questions is available at
www.collegeboard.com/ap.
General Education
Exams 3 4 5 Credit
Art History ARH 2002 (3 credits) ARH 2050 and 2051 ARH 2050 and 2051 H & I
(6 credits) (6 credits)
Biology BSC 2007/2009L BSC 2007/2009L BSC 2010/2010L and B
(4 credits) (4 credits) BSC 2011/2011L
(8 credits)
Calculus AB ** MAC 2311 (4 credits) MAC 2311 (4 credits) MAC 2311 (4 credits) M
Calculus BC ** MAC 2311 (4 credits) MAC 2311 and 2312 MAC 2311 and 2312 M
(8 credits) (8 credits)
Chemistry CHM 1020 /0301L CHM 2045/2045L CHM 2045/2045L and P
(4 credits) (4 credits) CHM 2046/2046L
(8 credits)
Computer Science A ** .CGS 0301 (3 credits) CGS 0301 (3 credits) CGS 0301 (3 credits) M
Computer Science AB ** CIS 0301 (3 credits) CIS 0301 (3 credits) CIS 0301 (3 credits) M
Economics: Macro* ECO 2013 (3 credits) ECO 2013 (3 credits) ECO 2013 (3 credits) S
Economics: Micro* ECO 2023 (3 credits) ECO 2023 (3 credits) ECO 2023 (3 credits) S
English Language and ENC 1101 (3 credits) ENC 1101 and 1102 ENC 1101 and 1102 (ENC 1101, C only) C or
Composition (6 credits) (6 credits) H
English Literature and AML 2070 (3 credits) AML 2070 and ENL AML 2070 and ENL C or H
Composition 2022 (6 credits) 2022 (6 credits)
Environmental Science EES 3000 (3 credits) EES 3000 (3 credits) EES 3000 (3 credits) B
European History EUH 0301 (3 credits) EUH 2000 and 2001 EUH 2000 and 2001 H, I
(6 credits) (6 credits)
French Language / Lit- FRE 2200 (3 credits) FRE 2200 (3 credits) FRE 2200 (3 credits)
erature FRE 2240 (2 credits) FRE 2240 (2 credits)
FRE 0301 (1 credit) FRE 2201 (3 credits)
German Language GER 2200 (3 credits) GER 2200 (3 credits) GER 2200 (3 credits)
GER 0301 (3 credits) GER 0301 (3 credits)
Government and Poli- CPO 2001 (3 credits) CPO 2001 (3 credits) CPO 2001 (3 credits) S, I
tics: Comparative *
Government and Poli- POS 2041 (3 credits) POS 2041 (3 credits) POS 2041 (3 credits) S
tics: United States *
Human Geography GEO 2420 (3 credits) GEO 2420 (3 credits) GEO 2420 (3 credits) S, I
Latin Literature LNW 0301 (3 credits) LNW 0301 (3 credits) LNW 0301 (3 credits) H
Latin Vergil LNW 2321 (3 credits) LNW 2321 (3 credits) LNW 2321 (3 credits) H
Music Theory MUT 1001 if composite MUT 1001 if composite MUT 1001 if composite
score is 3 or higher. score is 3 or higher. score is 3 or higher.
MUT 1211 if both aural MUT 1211 if both aural MUT 1211 if both aural
and non-aural sub- and non-aural sub- and non-aural sub-
scores are 3 or higher. scores are 3 or higher. scores are 3 or higher.
(3 credits) (3 credits) (3 credits)
Physics B PHY 2053/2053L (5 PHY 2053/2053L and PHY 2053/2053L and P
credits) PHY 2054/2054L PHY 2054/2054L
(10 credits) (10 credits)
Physics C: Electricity / PHY 2054/2054L PHY 2049/2049L PHY 2049/2049L P
Magnetism (5 credits) (4 credits) (4 credits)
Physics C: Mechanics PHY 2053/2053L PHY 2048/2048L PHY 2048/2048L P
(4 credits) (4 credits) (4 credits)
* Writing Requirement (6000 words)
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General Education
Exams 3 4 5 Credit
Psychology PSY 2012 (3 credits) PSY 2012 (3 credits) PSY 2012 (3 credits) S

Spanish Language/ SPN 2200 (3 credits) SPN 2200 (3 credits) SPN 2200 (3 credits)
Literature SPN 2201 (3 credits) SPN 2201(3 credits)
Statistics ** STA 2023 (3 credits) STA 2023 (3 credits) STA 2023 (3 credits) M
Studio Art: Drawing ART 2305C (3 credits) ART 2305C (3 credits) ART 2305C (3 credits)
Portfolio
Studio Art: 2-D Design ART 0301 (3 credits) ART 0301 (3 credits) ART 0301 (3 credits)
Portfolio
Studio Art: 3-D Design ART 0301 (3 credits) ART 0301 (3 credits) ART 0301 (3 credits)
Portfolio
United States History AMH 0301 (3 credits) AMH 2010 and 2020 AMH 2010 and 2020 H
(6 credits) (6 credits)
World History WOH 0301 (3 credits) WOH 0301 (3 credits) WOH 0301 (3 credits) H, I
Writing Requirement (6000 words)
Mathematics Requirement


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More information about the IB program is available at www.ibo.org.
5 (Higher-Level only for 6-7 (Higher-Level only for
4 (Diploma holders non-diploma holders; non-diploma holders; either General
only) 3 credits per either Standard or Higher Standard or Higher Level for Education
exam Level for diploma holders) diploma holders) 6 credits per Credit
6 credits per exam. exam.
Biology BSC 2007/2009L BSC 2007/2009L and BSC 2007/2009L and B
BSC 2010/2010L BSC 2010/2010L
Chemistry CHM 1020/0301L CHM 1020/0301L and CHM 1020/0301and CHM P
CHM 2045/2045L 2045/2045L
Computer Science ** CIS 3020 (3 credits) CIS 3020 and CIS 0301 CIS 3020 and CIS 0301 M
(6 credits) (6 credits)
Design Engineering ETI 0301 (3 credits) ETI 0301 (6 credits) ETI 0301 (6 credits)
Economics* ECO 0301 ECO 2013 and ECO 2023 ECO 2013 and ECO 2023 S
English Al ENC 1101 ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 (ENC 1101, C
only) C or H
Environmental Systems EES 3000 (3 credits) EES 3000 and 0301 EES 3000 and 0301 (6 credits) B
(6 credits)
French B FRE 2200 (3 credits) FRE 2200 (3 credits) FRE 2200 (3 credits)
FRE 2240 (2 credits) FRE 2240 (2 credits)
FRE 0301 (1 credit) FRE 2201 (3 credits)
Further Mathematics MHF 3202 MHF 3202 and MHF 0301 MHF 3202 and MHF 0301 M
(Advanced
Mathematics) **
Geography GEA 0301 GEO 2200 and GEO 0301 GEO 2200 and GEO 0301 GEA/GEO
0301:S,I
GEO 2200: P
German B GER 2200 (3 credits) GER 2200 (3 credits) GER 2200 (3 credits)
GER 2240 (3 credits) GER 2240 (3 credits)
History of Americas AMH 2020 AMH 2010 and AMH 2020 AMH 2010 and AMH 2020. H
History of Europe EUH 2002 EUH 2001 and EUH 2002 EUH 2001 and EUH 2002 H, I
World History WOH 0301 WOH 0301 and WOH 3220 WOH 0301 and WHO 3220 H, I
Latin LNW 2321 LNW 2321 and LNW 0301 LNW 2321 and LNW 0301 H
Math Methods** MAC 0301 MAC 0301 and MAC 1140 MAC 1140 and MAC 2233 M
Math Studies** MAT 0301 MAT 0301 and MGF 1106 MAT 0301 and MGF 1106 M
Mathematics** MAC 1147 MAC 1147 and MAC 2233 MAC 2233 and MAC 2311 M
Music* MUL 2010 (3 credits) MUL 2010 and MUT 0301 MUL 2010 and MUT 0301 H, I
(6 credits) (6 credits)
Music/Group MUS 0301 (3 credits) MUS 0301 (6 credits) MUS 0301 (6 credits) H
Performance
Philosophy PHI 2015 (3 credits) PHI 2015 and PHI 0301 PHI 2015 and PHI 0301 H
Physics PHY 2020 PHY 2020/0301L and PHY PHY 2053/2053L and PHY P
0301 2054/2054L
Psychology PSY 2012 PSY 2012 and PSY 0301 PSY 2012 and PSY 0301 S
Social Anthropology ANT 2410 ANT 2410 and ANT 0301 ANT 2410 and ANT 0301 S, I
Spanish B SPN 2200 (3 credits) SPN 2200 (3 credits) SPN 2200 (3 credits) SPN 2201
SPN 2201 (3 credits) (3 credits) SPN 2240 (3 credits)
Theatre Arts THE 2000 THE 2000 and TPP 2100 THE 2000 and TPP 2100 THE 2000: H,
I; TPP: H
Visual Arts ART 2305C ART 2305C and ART 0301 ART 2305C and ART 0301
Writing Requirement (6000 words)
S Mathematics Requirement


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More information about CLEP, including recent test information guides, can be found www.collegeboard.com/clep/.
For advising on CLEP, go to www.advising.ufl.edu/clep.
C Pass B Pass General
Exam Title Score Equivalencies Score Equivalencies Education
Credit
Accounting, Principles of 50 ACG 0301 (3 credits) 53 ACG 0301 (3 credits)
Algebra, College ** 50 MAC 1140 (3 credits) 54 MAC 1140 (3 credits) M
Algebra-Trigonometry, College ** 50 MAC 1147 (4 credits) 58 MAC 1147 (4 credits) M
American Government 50 POS 2041 (3 credits) 65 POS 2041 (3 credits) S
American Literature 50 AML 0301 (3 credits) 55 AML 2070 and 2410 C or H
(6 credits)
Analyzing/Interpreting Literature None None
Biology, General 50 BSC 2007 (3 credits) 57 BSC 2007 (3 credits) B
Business Law, Introduction to 50 BUL 0301 (3 credits) 60 BUL 0301 (3 credits)
Calculus with Elementary Functions ** 50 MAC 2233 (3 credits) 61 MAC 2233 (3 credits) M
Chemistry, General 50 CHM 1020 (3 credits) 63 CHM 1020 (3 credits) P
Educational Psychology, Introduction 50 EDP 0301 (3 credits) 55 EDP 0301 (3 credits) S
to
English Composition with Essay 50 ENC 1101 (3 credits) ENC 1101 (3 credits) C
English Literature 50 ENL 0301 (3 credits) 55 ENL 2012 and ENL C or H
2022 (6 credits)
French Language 50 FRE 1115 (3 credits) 52 FRE 1115 (3 credits)
FRE 0301 (3 credits)
Freshman Comp 50 None 54 None
German Language 50 GER 1120 (4 credits) 63 GER 1120 (4 credits)
GER 0301 (2 credits)
History of the United States I: Early 50 None 54 AMH 2010 (3 credits) H
Colonizations to 1877
History of the United States II: 1865 to 50 None 55 AMH 2020 (3 credits) H
Present
Human Growth and Development 50 63 DEP 0301 (3 credits) S
Humanities None None
Information Systems and Computer 50 CGS 0301 (3 credits) 60 CGS 0301 (3 credits) M
Applications **
Macroeconomics, Principles of 50 None 54 ECO 2013 (3 credits) S
Management, Principles of 50 MAN 0301 (3 credits) 56 MAN 0301 (3 credits) S
Marketing, Principles of 50 MAR 0301 (3 credits) 62 MAR 0301 (3 credits) S
Mathematics, College ** 50 MGF 1106 (3 credits) MGF 1106 (3 credits) M
Microeconomics, Principles of 50 None 54 ECO 2023 (3 credits) S
Natural Science None None
Psychology, Introductory 50 54 PSY 2012 (3 credits) S
Soc. Sci and His 50 None None
Sociology, Introductory 50 SYG 2000 (3 credits) 59 SYG 2000 (3 credits) S
Spanish Language 50 SPN 1115 (3 credits) 54 SPN 1115 (3 credits)
SPN 0301 (3 credits)
Trigonometry ** 50 MAC 1114 (2 credits) 58 MAC 1114 (2 credits) M
Western Civilization I: Ancient Near 50 None 57 EUH 2000 (3 credits) H, I
East to 1648
Western Civilization II: 1648 to Pre- 50 None 56 EUH 2001 (3 credits) H, I
sent
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SAT II Score Register in Additional Information
Writing
580 & below ENC 1101 Test not required to enroll in ENC 1101 (placement based on SAT/ACT verbal score).
590 & above ENC 1102 or Or student may enroll in ENG 1131, CRW 1101 or 1301, or any 2000-level English department
ENC 1145 course, except those courses with a prerequisite other than ENC 1101.
Math Level II-C
Based on your major and career goals, determine which course (MAC 2233 or. MAC 2311) is appropriate for you. Then, based on
your test score, determine whether you first need to take a precalculus course.
510 & below MAC 1147 or First take MAC 1147 and earn a C grade or better, or take MAC 1140 and then retake the SAT II
MAC 1140 placement test to place into MAC 2233.
520-530 MAC 2233 Eligible for MAC 2233; however, students should consider improving their skills by first taking
MAC 1140 for an algebra review.
540 & above MAC 2233 Background is appropriate for success in MAC 2233.
530 & below MAC 1147 First take MAC 1147. Students with weak background (such as having no high school math credit
higher than Algebra II, or having no senior year math credit) may take MAC1140 and 1114, then
retake the SAT II placement test to place into MAC 2311.
540-560 MAC 2311 Eligible for MAC 2311; consider first taking MAC 1147 to improve skills.
570 & above MAC 2311 Background is appropriate for success in MAC 2311.
630 & above MAC 3472 Permission of the Honors Program director is required to enroll in this course.
Chemistry
470 & below CHM 1025
480-530 CHM 2045 May choose to take CHM 1025. CHM 2045 requires a functional command of high school chemistry
and Algebra II.
540 & above CHM 2045 or In order to enroll in CHM 2047, students should have an AP chemistry score of 4 or 5 or an IB chem-
CHM 2047 istry score of 5,6, or 7, in addition to a 540 or higher on the SAT II chemistry exam. Students
must have permission of an honors adviser (140 Tigert) or a chemistry adviser (158 Leigh) to en-
roll in CHM 2047. This course is for first- year students only.
French
390 & Below FRE 1130 Students with three years of high school French cannot take FRE 1130; must take FRE 1115.
400-420 FRE 1115 Students with four years of high school French cannot take FRE 1115 or 1130; must take FRE 1131.
430-510 FRE 1131
520-600 FRE 2200 LAS language requirement complete. Can choose to continue study of French.
and 2240
610-690 FRE 2201 LAS language requirement complete. Can choose to continue of study of French.
and 2241
700 & above 3000-level For placement in 3000-level courses, contact Romance Languages in 170 Dauer (392-2017).
German
470 & below GER 1121
480-560 GER 1122
570-690 GER 2200 LAS language requirement complete. Can choose to continue study of German.
700 & above 3000-level For placement in 3000-level courses, contact the Germanic & Slavic Languages Office in 263 Dauer
(392-2101).
Latin
430 & below LAT 1120 Only for students with one year or less or no high school Latin.
440-460 LAT 1121 Only for students with one or two years of high school Latin.
470-530 LAT 1122 Only for students with two or three years of high school Latin. Students with four years cannot take
LAT 1122; must take LNW 2321 or 2560 or a 3000-level course.
540 & above 2000-level LAS language requirement complete. Can choose a 2000-level Latin course.
Spanish
Students who have studied Spanish 2 in grades 9-12 MUST have an SAT II, AP or IB score to enroll in any SPN 1000-level course.
340 & below SPN 1130 Only for students with two years or less of Spanish, or Spanish 2, in grades 9-12.
350-360 SPN 1115 Only for students with three years or less of Spanish, or Spanish 3, in grades 9-12.
370-400 SPN 1131 Only for students with three years or less of Spanish, or Spanish 3, in grades 9-12.
410-420 SPN 1116 Successful completion of SPN 1116 satisfies the LAS language requirement.
430-560 SPN 2200 LAS language requirement completed. May choose to continue study of Spanish.
570-690 SPN 2201 LAS language requirement completed. May choose to continue study of Spanish.
700 & above SPN 2240 For placement in these courses, contact the Spanish undergraduate coordinator in 170 Dauer
SPN 2340 (392-2017).
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Residency

Classification of Students-
Florida or Non-Florida
(Section 6A-10.044, Florida
Administrative Code)
The deadline for applying for a change in
residency status, including receipt of all
documentation, is each term's fee pay-
ment deadline.
The State Board of Community Colleges
and the Board of Education shall maintain
consistent policies and practices for the
classification of students as residents for
tuition purposes to facilitate the transfer of
students among institutions. The policies
and practices may vary to accommodate
differences in governance, but the deter-
mination of classification shall be consis-
tent to assure students of being classified
the same regardless of the institution de-
termining the classification.
(1) The classification of a student as a
Florida resident for tuition purposes by a
public Florida community college or uni-
versity shall be recognized by other public
postsecondary institutions to which the
student may later seek admission, unless
the classification was erroneous or the stu-
dent did not then qualify as a resident for
tuition purposes.
(2) Once a student has been classified
by a public institution, institutions to
which the student may transfer are not re-
quired to re-evaluate the classification
unless inconsistent information suggests
that an erroneous classification was made
or the student's situation has changed.
(3) Changes the State Board of Commu-
nity Colleges and the Board of Education
intend to make in the policies and prac-
tices for the classification of students as
residents for tuition purposes shall be filed
with the Articulation Coordinating Com-
mittee.
(4) Non-U.S. citizens such as permanent
residents, parolees, asylees, refugees, or
other permanent status persons (e.g., con-
ditional permanent residents and tempo-
rary residents), who have applied to and
have been approved by the U.S. Immigra-
tion and Naturalization Service with no
date certain for departure shall be consid-
ered eligible to establish Florida residency
for tuition purposes. In addition, nonim-
migrants holding one of the following vi-
sas shall be considered eligible to establish
Florida residency for tuition purposes.
Persons in visa categories not listed herin
shall be considered ineligible to establish
Florida residency for tuition purposes.


(a)Visa category A Government
official.
(b)Visa category E Treaty trader or in-
vestor.
(c)Visa category G Representative of
international organization.
(d)Visa category H-1 Temporary
worker performing professional nursing
services or in a specialty occupation.
(e)Visa category H-4 Only if spouse or
child of alien classified H-1.
(f)Visa category I Foreign information
media representative.
(g)Visa category K Fiance, fiancee, or
a child of United States citizenss.
(h)Visa category L Intracompany
transferee (including spouse or child).
(i)Visa category N Parent or child of
alien accorded special immigrant status.
(j)Visa category 0-1 Workers of "ex-
traordinary" ability in the sciences, arts,
education, business, or athletics.
(k)Visa category 0-3 Only if spouse or
child of 0-1 alien.
(1)Visa category R Religious workers.
(m)Visa category NATO-1-7 Repre-
sentatives and employees of NATO and
their families.
(5) Non-U.S. citizens who fall within the
following categories shall also be consid-
ered eligible to establish Florida residency
for tuition purposes.
(a)Citizens of Micronesia.
(b)Citizens of the Marshall Islands.
(c)Beneficiaries of the Family Unity
Program.
(d)Individuals granted temporary pro-
tected status.
(e)Individuals granted withholding of
deportation status.
(f)Individuals granted suspension of
deportation status or cancellation of re-
moval.
(g)Individuals granted a stay of depor-
tation status.
(h)Individuals granted deferred action
status.
(i)Individuals granted deferred en-
forced departure status.
(j)Applicants for adjustment of status.
(k)Asylum applicants with INS receipt
or Immigration Court stamp.
Specific 229.053(1) 240.325 FS., Law Im-
plemented 240.1201 FS. History-New 10-6-
92, Amended 10-17-2000.

Student Residency, Section 6C-7.005
Florida Administrative Code
(1) For the purpose of assessing tuition,
residency and nonresidency status shall be
determined as provided in Section
240.1201, Florida Statutes, and the Florida
State University System Residency Policy


RESIDENCY
and Procedure Manual [Revised Effective
October 17, 2000], incorporated by refer-
ence herein.
(2) An individual shall not be classified
as a resident for tuition purposes and,
thus, shall not be eligible to receive the
resident tuition rate, until the individual
has provided satisfactory evidence as to
his or her legal residence and domicile to
appropriate university officials. In deter-
mining residency, the university shall re-
quire evidence such as a voter registration,
driver's license, automobile registration, or
any other relevant materials as evidence
that the applicant has maintained 12
months residence immediately prior to
qualification as a bona fide domicile,
rather than for the purpose of maintaining
a mere temporary residence or abode inci-
dent to enrollment in an institution of
higher learning. To determine if the stu-
dent is a dependent child, the university
shall require evidence such as copies of the
aforementioned documents. In addition,
the university may require a notarized
copy of the parent's IRS return. "Resident
student" for tuition purposes classification
shall also be construed to include students
to whom an Immigration Parolee card or a
Form 1-94 (Parole Edition) was issued at
least one year prior to the first day of
classes for which resident student status is
sought, or who have had their resident
alien status approved by the United States
Immigration and Naturalization Service,
or who hold an Immigration and Naturali-
zation Form 1-151, 1-551 or a notice of an
approved adjustment of status application,
or Cuban Nationals or Vietnamese Refu-
gees or other refugees or asylees so desig-
nated by the United States Immigration
and Naturalization Service who are con-
sidered as Resident Aliens, or other legal
aliens, provided such students meet the
residency requirements stated above and
comply with subsection (4) below. The
burden of establishing facts which justify
classification of a student as a resident and
domiciliary entitled to "resident for tuition
purposes" registration rates is on the ap-
plicant for such classification.
(3) In applying this policy:
(a)"Student" shall mean a person ad-
mitted to the institution, or a person al-
lowed to register at the institution on a
space available basis.
(b)"Domicile" shall denote a person's
true, fixed, and permanent home, and to
which whenever the person is absent the
person has the intention of returning.
(4) In all applications for admission or
registration at the institution on a space
available basis a "resident for tuition pur-


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poses" applicant, or, if a dependent child,
the parent of the applicant, shall make and
file with such application a written state-
ment, under oath, that the applicant is a
bona fide resident and domiciliary of the
State of Florida. All claims to "resident for
tuition purposes" classification must be
supported by evidence as stated in Rule
6C-7.005(1),(2) if requested by the register-
ing authority.
(5) A "nonresident" or, if a dependent
child, the individual's parent, after main-
taining a legal residence and being a bona
fide domiciliary of Florida for twelve (12)
months, immediately prior to enrollment
and qualification as a resident, rather than
for the purpose of maintaining a mere
temporary residence or abode incident to
enrollment in an institution of higher edu-
cation, may apply for and be granted clas-
sification as a "resident for tuition
purposes"; provided, however, that those
students who are nonresident aliens or
who are in the United States on a non-
immigration visa will not be entitled to re-


classification. An application for reclassifi-
cation as a "resident for tuition purposes"
shall comply with provisions of subsection
(4) above. An applicant who has been clas-
sified as a "nonresident for tuition pur-
poses" at time of original enrollment shall
furnish evidence as stated in Rule 6C-
7.005(1) to the satisfaction of the register-
ing authority that the applicant has main-
tained residency in the state for the twelve
months immediately prior to qualification
required to establish residence for tuition
purposes. In the absence of such evidence,
the applicant shall not be reclassified as a
"resident for tuition purposes." It is rec-
ommended that the application for reclas-
sification be accompanied by a certified
copy of a declaration of intent to establish
legal domicile in the state, which intent
must have been filed with the Clerk of the
Circuit Court, as provided by Section
222.17, Florida Statutes. If the request for
reclassification and the necessary docu-
mentation is not received by the registrar
prior to the last day of registration for the


term in which the student intends to be
reclassified, the student will not be reclas-
sified for that term.
(6) Appeal from a determination deny-
ing "resident for tuition purposes" status
to applicant therefore may be initiated af-
ter appropriate administrative remedies
are exhausted by the filing of a petition for
review pursuant to Section 120.68 F.S.
(7) Any student granted status as a
"resident for tuition purposes," which
status is based on a sworn statement that is
false shall, upon determination of such fal-
sity, be subject to such disciplinary sanc-
tions as may be imposed by the president
of the university.
Specific 240.209(1), (3)(r) FS. Law Im-
plemented 120.53(1)(a), 240.209(1), (3)(e),
240.233, 240.235, 240.1201 FS. History-
Formerly 6C-2.51, 11-18-70, Amended 8-20-
71, 6-5-73, 3-4-74, Amended and Renum-
bered 12-17-74, Amended 1-13-76, 12-13-
77, 8-11-81, 6-21-83, 12-13-83, 6-10-84, 10-7-
85, 12-31-85, Formerly 6C-7.05, Amended
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FEES AND OTHER FISCAL INFORMATION


Fees and Other Fiscal

Information

Application Fee
A nonrefundable application fee of $30
must accompany each application for ad-
mission to the university for applications
for January 2004 and beyond.
Enrollment and Student Fees
Pursuant to Section 6C1-3.037(1) The
University of Florida Rules, registration
shall be defined as consisting of two com-
ponents: a) formal selection of one or more
credit courses approved and scheduled by
the university; and b) tuition payment,
partial or otherwise, or other appropriate
arrangements for tuition payment (in-
stallment payment, deferment or third-
party billing) for the courses in which the
student is enrolled as of the end of the
drop/add period.
Registration must be completed on or
before the date specified in the university
calendar. Students are not authorized to
attend class unless they are on the class
roll or have been approved to audit. Unau-
thorized class attendance will result in fee
liability.
Fee Liability-A student is liable for all
fees associated with all courses in which
he/she is registered at the end of the
drop/add period or which he/she attends
after that deadline. The fee payment dead-
line is 3:30 p.m. at the end of the second
week of classes.
Assessment of Fees-Pursuant to Sec-
tion 6C1-3.0375(1) The University of Flor-
ida Rules, resident and nonresident tuition
shall be assessed on the basis of course
classification: tuition for courses numbered
through 4999 shall be assessed at the un-
dergraduate level, courses numbered 5000
and above shall be assessed at the gradu-
ate level. Students must assess and pay
their own fees. Lack of written notification
of the tuition fee debt does not negate the
student's responsibility to pay by the pub-
lished deadline. University personnel will
not be held accountable for assessment or
accuracy of calculations. Tuition fee rates
are available from University Financial
Services.

Health, Athletic, Activity and
Service, Transportation Access, and
Material and Supply Fees
Health Fee-All students must pay a
health fee that is assessed on a per credit
hour basis and is included in the basic rate
per credit hour. The health fee maintains
the university's Student Health Service


and is not part of any health insurance a
student may purchase.
Athletic Fee-All students must pay an
athletic fee per credit hour each term and
is included in the basic rate per credit
hour. Half-time graduate research and
teaching assistants enrolled for eight or
more credit hours during the fall or spring
semesters and all other students enrolled
for nine or more credits can purchase ath-
letic tickets at the student rate.
Activity and Service Fee-All students
must pay an activity and service fee that is
assessed per credit hour and is included in
the hourly tuition rate.
Transportation Access Fee-All students
must pay a transportation access fee that is
assessed per credit hour and is included in
the hourly tuition rate.
Material and Supply Fee-Material and
supply fees are assessed for certain courses
to offset the cost of materials or supply
items consumed in the course of instruc-
tion. Material and supply fee information
is available from the academic depart-
ments or University Financial Services.

Late RegistrationlPayment Fees
Late Registration Fee (6C1-3.037(3) The
University of Florida Rules)-Any student
who fails to initiate registration during the
regular registration period will be subject
to the late registration fee of $100.
Late Payment Fee (6C1-3.037(4) The
University of Florida Rules) -Any student
who fails to pay all fees or to make appro-
priate arrangements for fee payment (de-
ferment or third party billing) by the
deadline will pay a late payment fee of
$100.
Waiver of Late Fees-A student who be-
lieves that a late charge should not be as-
sessed because of university error or
extraordinary circumstances that pre-
vented all conceivable means of compli-
ance by the deadline may petition for a
.waiver.
* Late Registration Fee: University Reg-
istrar
Late Payment Fee: University Finan-
cial Services
The university may require documen-
tation.

Repeat Course Fee
Beginning Fall 1997, any undergraduate
course numbered 1000-4999 at the univer-
sity (excluding individual study, courses
numbered X900-X999, courses dropped or
withdrawn without fee liability, coopera-
tive education courses, military science
courses with prefixes AFR, MIS and NSC
and courses approved for multiple regis-


trations) for which a student registers three
or more times will be subject to a repeat
course fee at 100 percent of the full cost of
instruction, calculated annually. All stu-
dents, regardless of classification or resi-
dency status, will be assessed the fee. Any
courses taken before fall 1997 are excluded.

Special Fees and Charges
Audit Fee 6C1-3.0376(17) The Univer-
sity of Florida rules, fees for audited
courses are the same as the credit hour fee
charged to Florida residents for tuition
purposes.
Diploma Replacement Fee 6C1-
3.0376(13) The University of Florida rules,
each diploma ordered after a student's ini-
tial degree application will result in a di-
ploma replacement charge.
Transcript Fee 6C1-3.037(12) The Uni-
versity of Florida rules, upon written re-
quest, a complete transcript for
undergraduate, graduate and professional
students can be purchased. The university
releases only complete academic records.
All charges may be subject to change without
notice.
Payment of Fees-Fees are payable on
the dates listed in the university calendar.
Payments are processed by University Fi-
nancial Services. Checks, cashier's checks
and money orders written in excess of the
assessed fees will be processed and the dif-
ference refunded at a later date, according
to university policy. Checks from foreign
countries must be payable through a
United States bank in U.S. dollars. The
university can refuse three-party checks,
altered checks and checks that will not
photocopy.
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) pay-
ments can be made directly from a stu-
dent's checking account by enrolling for
"EFT Sign Up" at www.isis.ufl.edu.
Payments can be made via debit cards
at the university cashier's office. A per-
sonal identification number (PIN) is re-
quired to access the student's bank
account. Cash withdrawals against debit
cards will not be processed.
Credit card payments by MasterCard,
American Express or Visa may be made
via the Internet at www.isis.ufl.edu.
Returned checks and returned EFT
payments must be paid in cash, money or-
der or cashier's check. A minimum $25
service fee will be charged; $30 will be
charged if the check is $50.01-$299.99 and
$40 will be charged for returned checks of
$300 or more.
The university also may impose addi-
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obligations to the university will be ap-
plied on the basis of age of the debt. The
oldest debt will be paid first.
Deadlines-Deadlines are enforced.
The university does not have the authority
to waive late fees unless the university
primarily is responsible for the delin-
quency or that extraordinary circum-
stances warrant such waiver.
Cancellation and Reinstatement-The
university may cancel the registration of
any student who has not paid any portion
of his/her fee liability by the deadline and
has not attended class after the drop/add
deadline. The university will suspend fur-
ther academic progress by placing a finan-
cial hold on the student's record to prevent
the release of grades, schedules, tran-
scripts, registration, diplomas, loans, the
use of UF facilities and/or services, and
admission to UF functions and athletic
events until the debt has been satisfied.
Reinstatement shall require the ap-
proval of the university and payment of all
delinquent liabilities, including the late
registration and late payment fees. Upon
payment of fees, it is the student's respon-
sibility to ensure that his or her registra-
tion is updated.
Deferral of Registration and Tuition
Fees-A fee deferment allows students to
pay fees after the deadline without cancel-
lation of registration or late payment fee.
The university may award fee deferments
in the following circumstances:
* Students whose state or federal finan-
cial assistance is delayed due to cir-
cumstances beyond the student's
control.
* Students receiving veterans' educa-
tional assistance benefits.
* Students for whom formal arrange-
ments have been made with the uni-
versity for payment by an acceptable
third-party donor.
Deferment covers tuition fee payments
only and must be established by the fee
payment deadline. Fee deferments are
granted based on information from the Of-
fice for Student Financial Affairs (financial
aid deferments) or the Office of the Uni-
versity Registrar (veterans). Refer ques-
tions on eligibility to the appropriate
office.
Waiver of Fees-UF may waive fees as
follows:
* Participants in sponsored institutes
and programs where the sponsoring
agent pays direct costs.


* Any dependent child of a special risk
member killed in the line of duty is
entitled to a full waiver of under-
graduate fees, per Sections 112.19 and
112.191, Florida Statutes.
* Intern supervisors for institutions
within the State University System
may be given one nontransferable cer-
tificate (fee waiver) for each full aca-
demic term during which the person
serves as an intern supervisor. The
certificate is valid for three (3) years
from the date of issuance. The maxi-
mum hours allowed during a single
semester will be six (6) hours of in-
struction (including credit through
continuing education). The certificate
will waive the matriculation fee; the
student must pay the balance of the
fees by the deadline.
* Florida public high school students
who earn credit in courses toward a
high school diploma and baccalaure-
ate degree, as provided by dual-credit
enrollment or early admission, are en-
titled to a full waiver of undergradu-
ate fees. Books and instructional
materials may be provided on a lend-
return basis.
* Persons 60 years of age or older are
entitled to a waiver of fees for audited
courses (up to 6 credit hours), as pro-
vided by Section 240.235(3), Florida
Statutes.
* Any student for whom the state is
paying foster care board payment or
any student adopted from the De-
partment of Children and Family Ser-
vices after December 31, 1997, is
entitled to a waiver of fees pursuant to
Sections 409.145(3) and 240.235(5),
Florida Statutes.
* Certain members of the active Florida
National Guard are entitled to a
waiver of fees pursuant to Section
250.10(7), Florida Statutes.
* A student enrolled through the Flor-
ida Linkage Institutes Program is enti-
tled to a waiver of fees pursuant to
Section 288.8175(6), Florida Statutes.
* The non-Florida student financial aid
fee may not be waived for students
receiving an out-of-state fee waiver.

Refund of Fees-Tuition fees will be
refunded in full in the circumstances noted
below:
* Approved withdrawal from the uni-
versity before the end of drop/add,
with written documentation from the
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* Credit hours dropped during
drop/add.
* Courses cancelled by the university.
* Involuntary call to active military
duty.
* Death of the student or member of the
immediate family (parent, spouse,
child, sibling).
* Illness of the student of such severity
or duration, as confirmed in writing
by a physician, that completion of the
semester is precluded.
* Exceptional circumstances, upon ap-
proval of the university president or
his designee(s).

A refund of 25 percent of the total fees
paid (less late fees) is available if notice of
withdrawal from the university with writ-
ten documentation is received from the
student and approved prior to the end of
the fourth week of classes for full semes-
ters or a proportionately shorter period of
time for the summer terms.
Refunds must be requested at Univer-
sity Financial Services. Proper documenta-
tion must be presented when a refund is
requested. A waiting period may be re-
quired. Refunds will be applied against
any university debts.
Tuition refunds due to cancellation,
withdrawal or termination of attendance
for students receiving financial aid will
first be refunded to the appropriate finan-
cial aid programs. If you are a recipient of
federal financial aid (Pell Grant, Supple-
mental Educational Opportunity Grant
(SEOG), Perkins Loan, Federal Direct Staf-
ford Loans or PLUS loans), federal rules
require that any unearned portion of your
federal aid must be returned to the U.S.
Department of Education. The amount
you have earned is based on the number of
days you attended classes as compared to
the number of days in the entire term (first
day of classes to the end of finals week).
Any remaining refund then will be re-
turned according to university policy.

Other General Fiscal Information
Students should bring sufficient funds,
other than personal checks, to meet their
immediate needs. Personal checks will be
accepted at University Financial Services
for the exact amount of fees and/or other
amounts owed the university. Payments
on all financial obligations to the univer-
sity will be applied on the basis of age of
the debt. The oldest debt will be paid first.
University Financial Services does not
cash checks or make cash refunds. Checks
written in excess of assessed fees or other
amounts paid the university will be ac-
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cepted and processed, but the excess will
be refunded to the student at a later date,
according to university policy.
Current Address: It is the student's re-
sponsibility to file a correct current ad-
dress with the Office of the University
Registrar in 222 Criser Hall.
Past Due Student Accounts: All stu-
dents' accounts are payable at University
Financial Services at the time such charges
are incurred. Graduating students with
outstanding financial obligations will have
a hold placed on their records withholding
release of a diploma, transcript and other
university services until the debt is satis-
fied.


University regulations prohibit the fol-
lowing for any students whose account
with the university is delinquent until the
debt has been satisfied:
* registration
* graduation
* granting of credit
* release of transcript, diploma, grades
and schedules
* loans
* the use of UF facilities and/or services
* admission to UF functions and athletic
events.


Delinquent accounts, including those
debts for which the students' records have a
financial hold, may require payment by cash,
cashier's check or money order.
Delinquent debts may be reported to a
credit bureau and can result in placement
with a collection agency without further
notice, at which time additional collection
costs will be assessed.


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ACCOUNTING


History and Overview
Accounting has been one of the basic
academic programs at the University of
Florida for more than 70 years. In 1977, the
School of Accounting was established as a
separate school within the College of Busi-
ness Administration by the Board of Re-
gents and was endowed in 1985 through
the generosity of alumnus Frederick E.
Fisher.
The Fisher School's primary mission is
to provide a professional program within
which students develop the knowledge,
learning capabilities, professionalism, in-
terpersonal skills and adaptability neces-
sary to assume leadership roles in a
changing professional and business envi-
ronment. The school's degree programs
are consistently ranked in the top ten in
the nation by various academic and pro-
fessional surveys. In 2002, the Public Ac-
counting Report ranked the graduate and
undergraduate programs 8th and 16th re-
spectively.

Programs
All Fisher School of Accounting pro-
grams are fully accredited by the American
Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
(AACSB). The school was one of the first in
the country to meet the new accreditation
standards for all of its accounting pro-
grams. UF's undergraduate and graduate
programs in accounting and business were
re-accredited by AACSB in April 1998.
With the importance of globalization,
the school and the Warrington College of
Business are the first business and account-
ing programs in the United States to be
fully accredited by the European Quality
Improvement System (EQUIS). EQUIS is
an international system of strategic audit
and accreditation designed by Europeans
for the assessment of institutions in widely
different national contexts.
The school offers the Bachelor of Sci-
ence in Accounting (B.S.Ac.) and Master of
Accounting (M.Acc.) and coordinates the
accounting concentration for the Ph.D. in
business administration. The Fisher School
of Accounting and the College of Law offer
a program of study leading to the joint
awarding of the Juris Doctorate and
M.Acc. degrees (JD/M.Acc.).
Students who choose to complete the
four-year undergraduate program will
receive the Bachelor of Science in Account-
ing. These graduates will have the requi-
site accounting, business and general
education to pursue a variety of career
opportunities in accounting and business
and to apply to graduate and professional
degree programs in accounting, business
or law.
Students wishing to prepare for a pro-
fessional career in accounting should com-
plete the five-year 3/2 program, which
results in the joint awarding of the Bache-


lor of Science in Accounting and the Mas-
ter of Accounting upon satisfactory
completion of the 152-hour program. The
recommended entry point into the 3/2
program is the beginning of the senior
year. Interested students are encouraged to
take the GMAT in their junior year. Addi-
tional information is available from the
Fisher School of Accounting, P.O. Box
117166, University of Florida, Gainesville,
FL 32611-7166.
Prospective students should know the
five-year post-secondary education require-
ment to sit for the Certified Public Account-
ants examination in the state of Florida.
Contact the Florida Board of Accountancy,
www.state.fl.us/dbpr/cpa/index.shtml.

Academic Policies and

Procedures
The information provided in this catalog
is necessarily brief. In addition to the infor-
mation described herein, students are respon-
sible for compliance with the policies and
procedures described in the Fisher School of
Accounting Student Handbook:.
www.cba.ufl.edu/fsoa/forms.html.

Admission Requirements
Submitting an Undergraduate
Application
The Fisher School of Accounting ap-
plies the same admission standards to stu-
dents currently enrolled at the university
(natives) and those seeking entry to the
Fisher School from another academic insti-
tution (transfers).
Native students who have selected ac-
counting as their major upon entering the
university will automatically be classified
as accounting students. This classification
will remain as long as the student meets
the continuation requirements described
below.
All other natives who want to change
their major to accounting should apply at
the Fisher School office. Transfer students
apply through the university's Office of
Admissions.
Continuation Policies for Native
Students
Students with an accounting major
must comply with the following require-
ments to remain in the program:
* Students must complete ACG 2021C
with a minimum grade of B.
* Students are allowed two attempts,
including drops, to achieve a grade of
B in ACG 2021C.
* Students must comply with all uni-
versal-tracking provisions.
* Students must maintain a minimum
3.0 overall GPA.*
* Upon satisfactory completion of all
freshman and sophomore year re-
quirements, including general educa-


tion, preprofessional, CLAST, an A.A.
degree and a 3.0 minimum GPA, the
student will shift from continuation
status to retention status (2.0 GPA re-
quired).
Undergraduate Transfer Applicant
Pool
The Fisher School of Accounting uses
an applicant pool for undergraduate ad-
missions. All applicants who meet mini-
mum standards are placed into a pool
from which the most qualified are selected
for admission each term. Because of this
process, most admission decisions are not
made until well after the application dead-
line.
It is unlikely that all students who meet
the minimum standards will be admitted.
Admission is selective and subject to en-
rollment capacity. A Fisher School of Ac-
counting faculty committee is responsible
for admission decisions, which are not
based solely on GPA. Factors such as per-
formance in any accounting courses com-
pleted before application and the overall
quality of the academic record are consid-
ered for admission.
Minimum Standards for the
Applicant Pool
A student will be considered for admis-
sion to the Fisher School of Accounting if
the following are met:
* Completion of, or in the process of
completing, at least 60 semester hours
of course work at an accredited insti-
tution. Students transferring from a
community college must have their
Associate of Arts degree.
* Completion of 19 semester hours of
preprofessional course work. CLEP
credit is not acceptable to replace pre-
professional course work. Although a
student will be considered for admis-
sion upon completion of the 12 pre-
professional credit hours described
below, all preprofessional courses are
prerequisites for 3000-4000 level
courses. Students who have not com-
pleted all 19 hours upon admission
will delay progress toward gradua-
tion.
The following preprofessional courses
must be completed at the time of applica-
tion:
* ACG 2021C, Introduction to Financial
Accounting, or equivalent, with a
minimum grade of B. If a series of
courses is completed as equivalent to
ACG 2021C, then a B must be
achieved in each course. Students are
allowed a maximum of two attempts,
including drops, to achieve a grade of
B in ACG 2021C.
* MAC 2233, Survey of Calculus 1, or
equivalent.
* Two of the following four preprofes-
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time of application, but two courses
must have been completed success-
fully before enrollment.
ECO 2013, Principles of Macroeco-
nomics, or equivalent.
ECO 2023, Principles of Microeco-
nomics, or equivalent.
CGS 2531, Introduction to Com-
puter Software, or equivalent.
STA 2023, Introduction to Statistics
1, or equivalent.
* A 3.0 cumulative GPA calculated on
all attempts of all college-level course
work. If a student has attended the
University of Florida and another in-
stitution, the GPA calculation will be
based only on the UF course work.
* In the case of a transfer student from
the State of Florida, an Associate of
Arts degree (A.A.) is required before
enrolling in the Fisher School of Ac-
counting.
* Satisfactory completion of the College
Level Academic Skills Tests (CLAST).
Undergraduate (B.S.Ac.)
Admissions Policies
Admission requirements for the Fisher
School are subject to change. Please check
the Fisher School office (267 Stuzin Hall)
for the current standards.
Admission to the university does not
guarantee admission to the Fisher School.
Admission to the Fisher School does not
constitute admission to the 3/2 program.
This requires a separate application to the
Graduate School.
Community college transfers are cau-
tioned that ACG 2071 or its equivalent will
count toward the B.S.Ac. degree as elective
credit.
Professional course work that is re-
quired as part of the third, fourth or fifth
year should be taken only at the University
of Florida. Community college transfer
students should avoid such courses as
Business Law, Principles of Marketing,
Principles of Finance, Principles of Man-
agement and accounting courses beyond
the introductory level. A maximum of
four semester credits may be allowed for
courses taken during the first two years
that are available only as third and fourth-
year professional courses in the Warring-
ton College of Business Administration.
Any credit granted for such work will be
granted only in the form of elective credit.
In no case may such courses be in account-
ing.
In the case where a student wishes to
waive a core course and substitute a com-
munity college course, waivers may be
granted on an individual basis, but the
student will be required to take another
course in the area waived. The department
will identify the substitute course.
The Office of the University Registrar
determines the transferability of credit
earned at other institutions. Credit for vo-


national or technical courses, repeats of
previous courses taken or credits from
non-accredited institutions will not trans-
fer to UF for degree credit.
Scholarships
Information about general financial aid
can be obtained from the Office for Student
Financial Affairs, University of Florida,
Gainesville, Florida 32611-4025. Students
who wish to be considered for scholar-
ships awarded to fifth-year accounting
students should obtain application forms
from the Fisher School of Accounting and
should complete them early in the spring
term of their fourth year.
Academic Advising
The associate director and undergradu-
ate advisers are available for counseling on
an appointment basis at the school's office
(267 Stuzin Hall). All students are advised
to seek guidance well in advance of regis-
tration.
Accounting and.Business Core
Courses Taken at Other Institutions
Once a student has been admitted to
the Fisher School of Accounting, the stu-
dent may not take any preprofessional,
accounting or business core course work at
any other institution.
Students who have taken 3000-4000
level courses at accredited universities
before entering the Fisher School should
submit course-substitution forms. A
maximum of one 3000-4000 level approved
business core course may count toward the
student's undergraduate degree.
Accounting course work taken else-
where is not substitutable for the account-
ing courses required for the B.S.Ac. degree.
Submitting a Course Substitution
Students transferring into the Fisher
School from other institutions may need to
complete substitution forms for all of their
preprofessional or degree requirements.
These forms may be obtained from the
Fisher School office and should be com-
pleted as soon as the student is on campus.
Failure to do so may result in the student
being dropped from a subsequent course.
Satisfactory-Unsatisfactory Grade
Option
An undergraduate student may request
the S-U option only for elective courses.
Courses taken to satisfy preparatory
course, general education, or degree re-
quirements for the M.Acc. program may
not be taken S-U.
Unsatisfactory Performance
Students who do not make satisfactory
academic progress will be dropped from
the accounting program. In addition to
university regulations concerning unsatis-
factory performance, the school will ex-
clude students from further registration for
the following reasons:


Freshmen and Sophomores:
The student does not comply with the
minimum universal tracking requirements.
* The student has not earned a B grade
in ACG 2021C after two attempts (in-
cluding drop or withdrawal).
* The student's cumulative GPA falls
below 3.0 and remains there after one
subsequent term of enrollment.
* The student withdraws from the uni-
versity three times while classified as
an AC student.
Juniors and Seniors:
The student earns two grades below C
in accounting courses numbered above
3000 regardless of whether the student was
in the Fisher School at the time they earned
those grades. Students not in the Fisher
School who register for 3000-4000 level
accounting courses must comply with the
following items, or they will be denied
further registration in accounting courses.
* The student's accounting GPA, calcu-
lated on all attempts of all required
accounting courses numbered 3000
and above falls below 2.0 and remains
there after one term of enrollment.
* The student's cumulative GPA falls
below 2.0 and remains there after one
subsequent term of enrollment.
* The student withdraws from the uni-
versity three times after admission to
the Fisher School of Accounting.
* The student fails to register for a re-
quired 3000-4000 level accounting
course for two consecutive semesters
of enrollment.
For purposes of the above policies, the
following rules apply to the definition of a
term:
* Any term for which a student registers
for courses at the university counts as
a term of enrollment, even if the stu-
dent subsequently withdraws from
the term (after drop/add).
* Summer registration is viewed as reg-
istration for one term (e.g., whether a
student registers for Summer A alone
or a combination of Summer A, B or
C, the student is considered registered
for one term).
Undergraduate Drop Policies
During a student's first two years (1AC
or 2AC classification), a total of two drops
are permitted. Two additional drops are
provided for the student's last two years
(3AC or 4AC classification). Unused drops
from the student's first two years are not
available to use for the student's last two
years of study. Withdrawal in any term
(fall, spring or summer) is counted as one
drop for the purpose of applying the two-
drop policy.
The associate director as advised by the
Professional Program Committee must act
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tee is very strict when considering such
requests and will not approve drops for
reasons that are not beyond the student's
control.
This policy applies to drop requests
made after drop/add and before the pe-
riod governed by the Faculty Senate
Committee on Student Petitions.
Correspondence Courses and
Registration at Other Institutions
Courses may not be taken by corre-
spondence. Required courses (in prepro-
fessional, accounting and supporting
fields) may not be taken outside the uni-
versity. No exceptions are permitted.
Elective and general-education courses
may be taken outside the university only
if:
* The student will have more than 30
hours left to graduate from the Fisher
School upon completion of such
courses.
* The student obtains the advance ap-
proval of the associate director.
Computer Requirement
Please visit our Web site for require-
ments specific to the Fisher School of Ac-
counting.

Degree Requirements
Application for Graduation
Each student should plan to see an ad-
viser in the semester before the term of
planned graduation to confirm that all
degree requirements will be met pending
successful completion of the remaining
degree requirements. Graduation checks
will not be done during the week of
drop/add.
It is the student's responsibility to ap-
ply for graduation at the Office of the Uni-
versity Registrar. The deadline for
submitting applications is published in the
Schedule of Courses. Failure to submit a
timely application may prevent gradua-
tion.
Requirements for Degree
Certification
To graduate with a B.S.Ac. degree, a
student must have satisfactorily completed
120 semester hours of prescribed course
work, and
* A minimum of 60 hours of course
work for the B.S.Ac. degree must be at
the 3000 or above course level.
* The last 30 hours of course work must
have been completed in residence at
the Fisher School with an AC classifi-
cation.
* The student must have completed a
minimum of 16 semester credit hours
of 3000-5000 level accounting courses
at the Fisher School.


* The waiving of any required course
does not reduce the hours required for
graduation.
* Graduation credits will not be given
for repeated courses.
In addition, the degree candidate must
have:
* A minimum 2.0 GPA on all UF course
work.
* A minimum 2.0 GPA on all courses
taken in excess of 60 hours.
* A minimum 2.0 GPA on all attempts ,
of all required accounting courses
numbered 3000 and above.
Dean's List and Honors
For the fall and spring semesters, stu-
dents who have earned a 3.5 or better
grade point average, based on a minimum
of 14 semester hours taken for letter
grades, are eligible for the Dean's List.
Students receive a certificate to recognize
their achievement. S-U option hours are
not counted toward the 14 hours required.
Outstanding performance is recognized
by the designation of cum laude, magna
cum laude and summa cum laude. Stu-
dents must earn a 3.2 upper-division grade
point average (cum laude), a 3.6 upper-
division grade point average Magnaa cum
laude) or a 3.8 upper-division grade point
average (summa cum laude), as well as a
3.2, 3.6 or 3.8 in all major course work.
Only course work taken at UF will be in-
cluded in these computations.
* Junior- and senior-level course work
shall include all course work in excess
of 60 semester hours.
* Major course work shall include the
five required undergraduate account-
ing courses.
To be awarded magna cum laude or
summa cum laude, the student must regis-
ter for and complete ACG 4970, Honors
Thesis, under the supervision of the Fisher
School. The thesis must be accompanied
by an abstract. These are available at the
Fisher School of Accounting. Postbaccalau-
reate students are not eligible to receive
honors recognition.

Programs of Study


To remain 'on track' for this major a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* Complete 1 of the 6 critical courses
(ECO2013, ECO2023, MAC2233,
ACG2021C, STA2023, CGS2531)
* 3.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-6


ACCOUNTING
Semester 2:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 6
critical courses (1 of the 3 courses must
be MAC2233 or equivalent)
Semester 3:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 6
critical courses (1 of the 4 courses must
be ACG 2021C with a minimum grade
of B)
Semester 4:
* Complete all 6 critical courses
Complete General Education and Writ-
ing and Math Requirement course work
Semester 5:
* Complete ACG3481C
Semester 1 Credits
ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics
(G E-S) .......................................... .............. 3
Physical and Biological Science (GE-P/B)..........3
Social and Behavioral Studies (GE-S) ...............3
Composition (GE-C) ...............................................3
Elective............................ .................................3
Total 15
Semester 2 Credits
MAC 2233 Survey of Calculus 1 (GE-M).......... 3
ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics
(G E-S) ...............................................................3
Physical and Biological Science (GE-P/B) ..........3
Humanities (GE-H).................................................3
Elective.................................................3
Total 15
Semester 3 Credits
ACG 2021C Introduction to Financial Ac-
counting................................... .............. 4
CGS 2531 Introduction to Computers Software
(G E -M ) ................................................................3
*Humanities (G-H) ...................... .............. 3
Electives .............................................................5
Total 15
Semester 4 Credits
STA 2023 Introduction to Statistics 1 (GE-M)3
Physical and Biological Science (GE-P/B).........3
Humanities (GE-H)................................................. 3
Second English class required for 3/2 program 3
Elective................................ .................................3
Total 15
Additional information regarding gen-
eral education:
* Students may vary the hours in hu-
manities, social and behavioral sci-
ence, and physical and biological
sciences: no fewer than six hours and
no more than 12 hours in each cate-
gory with a total of 27 hours among
the three categories.
* 2000-level and above foreign language
courses qualify as interna-
tional/diversity courses IF they also
qualify as one of the four gen ed cate-
gories.
* Gen ed requirements may be fulfilled
with credit from AP, IB, CLEP or dual-
enrollment courses. Additional ex-
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scores, if deemed appropriate. 3000-
4000-level business core courses will
not satisfy general education require-
ments (for example MAN 3025 and
MAR 3023).
See below for the course sequencing for
the junior and senior years in the 3/2 pro-
gram.
Semester 5 Credits
ACG 3481C Generation of Accounting Infor-
m ation ...................................... .............. 4
FIN 3403 Business Finance ................................ 4
QMB 3250 Advanced Business Statistics............ 4
Elective............................. ................................ 3
Total 15
Semester 6 Credits
ACG 4133C Financial Accounting..................... 4
MAN 4504 Operations Management ............. 4
ECP 3703 Managerial Economics....................... 3
Elective............................ ................................ 4
Total 15
Critical Tracking Criteria:
* Completed ACG 4133C or 4353C.
* Completed a total of two 3000-4000
level accounting courses.
Semester 7:
ACG 4353C Cost and Managerial Accounting 4
TAX 5005 Intro. to Federal Income Taxation.. 4
MAN 3025 Principles of Management................ 4
Elective.......................... .............. .................. 3
Total 15
Critical Tracking Criteria:
* Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
* Completed ACG 5637 or TAX 5005.


* Completed a total of four 3000-5000
level accounting courses.
Semester 8 Credits
ACG 5637 Auditing 1.............................. 4
MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing.....................4
BUL 4310 Legal Environment of Business..........4
Elective............................................... .............3
Total 15
Critical Tracking Criteria:
* Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA

Total Hours for Degree.................... 120


The 3/2 program requires the same
freshman and sophomore course require-
ments as the B.S.Ac. program. The junior
and senior year courses vary, as follows:
Semester 5 Credits
ACG 3481C Generation of Accounting Informa-
tion.......................... .................. 4
FIN 3403 Business Finance ....................................4
QMB 3250 Statistics for Business Decisions........4
ECP 3703 Managerial Economics ......................... 3
Total 15
Semester 6 Credits
ACG 4133C Financial Accounting.......................44
ACG 4353C Cost and Managerial Accounting.4
MAN 4504 Operations Management...............4.
MAN 3025 Principles of Management ............4
Total 16


Semester 7* Credits
TAX 5005 Intro. To Federal Income Taxation.....4
ACG 5637 Auditing 1..............................................4
MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing ......................4
BUL 4310 Legal Environment of Business ..........4
Total 16
* Admitted to Graduate School 7AC
standing
Semester 8 (Courses depend on specialty)
Tax:
ACG 5205 Advanced Financial Accounting.......3
ACG 5816 Professional Research.......................3
SPC 2600 Public Speaking......................................3
M AN 6721 Business Policy ....................................3
Total 12
Financial/Audit:
ACG 5205 Advanced Financial Accounting.......3
ACG 5816 Professional Research...................3
SPC 2600 Public Speaking...................................... 3
MAN 5245 Organizational Behavior.................3
Total 12
Systems:
ACG 5655 Auditing 2..............................................3
ACG 5816 Professional Research.......................... 3
SPC 2600 Public Speaking...................................... 3
ACG 5205 Advanced Financial Accounting.......3
Total 12

Fifth Year Courses........................33
Total Hours for 3/2 Degree...........152

Student Organizations
Please visit our Web site:
www.cba.ufl.edu/fsoa/organiz.html


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Academic Policies and Procedures 2-12

Degree Requirements 2-14

Programs of Study Track Information 2-14

Student Organizations 2-47



University Requirements
Attendance Policy 1-24
CLAST 1-31
Dropping Courses 1-23
General Education 1-32
Student Responsibility 1-5
The S-U Option 1-26
Universal Tracking 1-29
Withdrawals 1-23
Writing and Math
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History and Overview
The College of Agricultural and Life
Sciences (CALS) offers students a high-
quality education that results in knowl-
edge and skills for employment, produc-
tive citizenship, and lifelong learning.
CALS is an educational leader in the areas
of food, agriculture, natural resources, and
life sciences as they relate to human re-
sources, the environment and communi-
ties.
CALS students are taught by a distin-
guished faculty who have been educated
at some of the best universities in the
world. Our faculty is recognized nation-
ally and internationally for their teaching,
research and extension expertise. As a
college known for its student-centered
focus, CALS prides itself on educating
society-ready graduates.
Degree Programs
Majors
The majors offered by the College of
Agricultural and Life Sciences are listed
on the right. Several majors have speciali-
zations. More than one department coor-
dinates some of the majors, and there are
interdisciplinary studies majors. Consult a
specific major for its requirements.
Minors
College of Agricultural and Life Sci-
ences minors are available to students in
any college, including this college. Stu-
dents interested in earning a minor must
complete the application available in the
CALS associate dean's office.
* Agricultural and Natural Resource
Ethics and Policy
* Agricultural Communication
* Agricultural Law
* Entomology and Nematology
* Environmental Horticulture
* Extension Education
* Family, Youth,
and Community Sciences
* Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
* Food and Resource Economics
* Food Science and Human Nutrition
* Forest Resources and Conservation
* Horticultural Science
* Management and Sales in
Agribusiness
* Packaging Science
* Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology
* Plant Science
* Precision Agriculture
* Soil and Water Science
* Turfgrass Science
* Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
Special Certificates
Environmental Studies: A program for
a specialization (with certificate) in envi-


AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES

Majors -120 hours Specializations
Agricultural and Biological Engineering See College of Engineering
Agricultural Operations Management Production Management
Manufacturing and Process Manage-
ment
Technical Sales and Product Support
Biological Systems Management
Environmental Systems Management
Animal Sciences Animal Biology
Animal Industry (Beef Cattle, Dairy,
Equine, and Safety and Processing of
Meat and Poultry)
Botany Basic Botany
Pre-professional Botany
Entomology and Nematology Pre-professional and Basic Science
Biology Education
Ecotourism
Plant Protection
Urban Pest Management

Family, Youth and Community Sciences
Food and Resource Economics Agribusiness Management
Natural Resource & Environmental
Economics
Applied Economics
Food Science and Human Nutrition Food Science
Dietetics
Nutritional Sciences
Forest Resources and Conservation Forest Resource Management
Urban Forestry
International and Agroforestry
Forest Science
Horticultural Science General Horticultural Science
Fruit and Vegetable Crops
Interdisciplinary Studies:
Environmental Management in Agricul- Economics and Policy
ture (three specializations) Land and Water Management
Waste Management and Utilization

Landscape and Nursery Horticulture Environmental Horticulture Operations
(three specializations) Landscape and Nursery Management
Public Garden Management
Turfgrass Science
Microbiology and Cell Science
Natural Resource Conservation
Packaging Science
Plant Science Agronomy -
Science and Technology
Sustainable Crop Produc-
tion/Management
Plant Pathology -
Biotechnology
Agricultural Technology

Soil and Water Science
Statistics
Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Biology Education, Wildlife Conserva-
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ronmental studies provides a broad
knowledge of the environment, especially
the interrelationships between human ac-
tivities and environmental quality. With
this specialization and a major in the col-
lege, the student can apply knowledge in
his or her major to solving environmental
problems.
The environmental studies specializa-
tion includes environmental courses in
three basic groups: biological sciences,
physical sciences, and social sciences. At
least one course from each group is re-
quired. A minimum of 14 semester hours
credit is required for the certificate; three
hours outside the college also are required.
The student and academic adviser de-
termine courses for the specialization from
an approved list. These requirements gen-
erally can be met through a wise choice of
electives.
Computer Sciences: A program for
specialization (with certificate) in com-
puter sciences is available for students to
enhance their College of Agricultural and
Life Sciences degree program with a coor-
dinated set of computer science courses.
Any student in this college can pursue this
certificate.
The student must complete 13 credits in
specific courses offered by the Department
of Computer and Information. Sciences.
Each candidate must complete CIS 3020,
COP 3530, and CDA 3101. In addition, at
least one of the following courses must be
completed: CEN 3031, COT 4420, COP
4720, CEN 3031, or COP 4620. This se-
quence requires a minimum of three se-
mesters beyond completion of calculus.
Pre-professional Programs
Several majors in this college have spe-
cializations that facilitate the completion of
pre-professional requirements for admis-
sion to the colleges of Dentistry, Law,
Medicine, Pharmacy, and Veterinary
Medicine. There are specializations in agri-
cultural operations management, animal
sciences, botany, entomology and nema-
tology, food science and human nutrition,
microbiology and cell science, and wildlife
ecology and conservation that prepare
students for admission to programs in
medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine.
Food science and human nutrition, as well
as microbiology and cell science, partici-
pate in early-admission programs to the
College of Dentistry. Students in food sci-
ence and human nutrition are eligible to
participate in the Junior Honors Medical
Program. Students preparing for law ca-
reers may elect any major in the college.
Pre-veterinary medicine requirements are
listed in the section on majors.

Dental Early Admission Program
Through a cooperative agreement be-
tween the College of Dentistry (COD) and
the College of Agricultural and Life Sci-


ences (CALS), qualified students may be
admitted to the early admission COD pro-
gram after one semester of their freshmen
year at UF. The Dental Early Admission
Program helps highly motivated students
complete a bachelor's degree and D.M.D.
in a shorter time than traditional pro-
grams. Early admission program partici-
pants major in microbiology and cell
science or food science and human nutri-
tion's nutritional sciences specialization.
Both majors provide the science founda-
tion necessary for dental school.
This seven-year combined B.S./D.M.D.
program provides dual acceptance into
both colleges. Approved students will en-
roll three years in the bachelor's program
and four years in the D.M.D. program. To
be considered for dual acceptance, stu-
dents must be admitted to the university,
have an overall high school grade point
average of 3.5 as computed by the College
of Dentistry, have a total SAT score of at
least 1260 (or ACT of 28 or EACT of 29),
file a formal application with the College
of Dentistry and be approved by the Den-
tistry Admission Committee following a
formal interview.
Final acceptance into the College of
Dentistry is contingent upon progression
through the prescribed curriculum with no
less than a 3.4 overall grade point average
and a 3.2 science grade point average,
completion of the College of Dentistry
application process, and completion of the
Dental Admission Test with a score of 15
or higher on each section.
Interested students must be admitted to
UF and should write to the associate dean,
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences,
Box 110270 (2002 McCarty Hall), Gaines-
ville, FL 32611-0270, to initiate the Dental
School Early Admission process. Please
provide the following information: name,
mailing address, telephone number, UFID,
high school, high school graduation date,
class rank, SAT/ACT/EACT scoress,
grade point average and official high
school transcript.
Off-campus Academic Programs
Recognizing the specialized needs of
nontraditional students, the university
established Bachelor of Science degree
programs at Fort Lauderdale, Milton, Ft.
Pierce, Apopka, Homestead, and Plant
City.
As a unit of the University of Florida's
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
(IFAS), CALS offers off-campus degree
programs in landscape and nursery horti-
culture, turfgrass science, and entomology
at Fort Lauderdale; landscape and nursery
management, turfgrass science, and natu-
ral resource conservation at Milton; land-
scape and nursery horticulture at
Homestead, Apopka, and Plant City; and
horticultural sciences and agribusiness
management at Ft. Pierce.


Students attending classes through
these programs must first earn an Associ-
ate of Arts degree from a Florida public
community college or other accredited
academic institution, complete specific
prerequisite courses, meet a specific GPA,
and then apply for admission to the Uni-
versity of Florida. Once accepted, students
can pursue a Bachelor of Science without
moving to Gainesville. UF faculty mem-
bers teach and advise students. Upon
completion of the requirements for the
degree, UF confers the degree.
Off-campus program students are eligi-
ble for UF and College of Agricultural and
Life Sciences scholarships. Courses offered
through these off-campus academic pro-
grams also are available to the general
public as continuing education courses.
For additional information about these
programs, please consult the following
Web sites:
* Ft. Lauderdale: www.ftld.ufl.edu
* Apopka:www.mrec.ifas.ufl.edu
* Homestead:
http://trecdisted.ifas.ufl.edu
* Milton: wfrec.ifas.ufl.edu
* Ft. Pierce: irrec.ifas.ufl.edu
* Plant City: mrec.ifas.ufl.edu/ppc/
Career Planning and Placement
The college has a career resource center
placement liaison to help students prepare
for interviews and find employment. The
college also sponsors an annual Agricul-
ture and Natural Resources Career Day
each year in February.
Scholarships
The college and its academic units pro-
vide more than $400,000 annually for stu-
dent scholarships. Applications for college
scholarships are available in 2002 McCarty
Hall, beginning January 15. College schol-
arships and letters of recommendation are
due in Room 2001, McCarty Hall, on or
before March 15 each year. Scholarships
also are available through each academic
unit. For more information, contact the
undergraduate coordinator for the major.

Academic Policies and

Procedures
Admission
Freshman Students
Students classified as first-semester
freshmen at the university will be admit-
ted to the college when they declare a ma-
jor within the B.S. or B.S.F.R.C. degree
programs. At that time, their college classi-
fication will become AG or FY. These stu-
dents will maintain the AG or FY
classification as long as they continue to
meet or exceed the universal tracking crite-
ria for the major. Students who fall below
the minimum progression standards will
not be allowed to continue in the major.
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These students must meet with an aca-
demic adviser within the college to deter-
mine an alternative major. Freshman AG
and FY students should take the CLAST in
the second semester.
Students Other Than Freshmen
All UF students other than first semes-
ter freshmen must formally apply to a ma-
jor in the college. Students will be
admitted to the major if they meet or ex-
ceed the universal tracking criteria pub-
lished in the catalog. Performance in and
completion of courses in math, biology,
chemistry, and physics in the first four
semesters are the primary criteria for de-
termining admission to a major. Require-
ments for admission vary depending on
the major.
All applicants must have completed
two sequential courses of foreign language
in secondary school or 8-10 semester hours
at the post-secondary level, or document
an equivalent level of proficiency.
Because of the diversity among degree
programs offered by the college, the spe-
cific requirements for each major are listed
separately on the following pages. Stu-
dents should contact the undergraduate
adviser for their major once they are ad-
mitted to the college. They should com-
plete the course requirements for the major
in the semester designated in the catalog
and on the universal tracking audit. The
student's undergraduate adviser will make
any adjustments. Each student must com-
plete the math, chemistry, biology, and
physics courses as outlined in the semes-
ter-by-semester listings for the first four
semesters of study.
Juniors and seniors should have com-
pleted all courses listed for the first four
semesters of their curriculum. Any student
not completing these must do so in the first
semester of the junior year.
The college policy regarding registra-
tion is that each student must consult his
or her faculty adviser before each registra-
tion to ensure the appropriate courses in
the appropriate sequence. The college
monitors this policy by examining each
student's schedule after registration. Stu-
dents not enrolled in appropriate courses
will not be allowed to register the follow-
ing term.
Transfer Students
To be eligible for admission to CALS, a
transfer student from a Florida public
community college must have an Associate
of Arts degree and must satisfy the admis-
sion requirements set forth for the in-
tended major. Community college students
should consult an academic adviser to
ensure completion of the courses that will
satisfy the admission requirements for
their intended majors within the college.
Transfer students from other universities
and non-Florida public community col-
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requirements for the major before transfer-
ring to the university and to this college.
Academic Advising
College faculty provides academic ad-
vising within the college. Each major has
an undergraduate coordinator and under-
graduate faculty advisers. Students inter-
ested in a major in the college should see
the undergraduate coordinator or an ad-
viser in the major. A list of undergraduate
coordinators and advisers is available on
the CALS Web site, www.clas.ufl.edu.
College policy states that students discuss
their academic plans with an adviser in the
major before registration to receive aca-
demic and career counseling advice.
Student Responsibility
Students are expected to assume full
academic responsibility for registering for
the proper courses, for fulfilling all re-
quirements for the degree, and for com-
pleting all courses. Each semester, the
student must consult an adviser to plan
and get approval for the courses in which
to enroll.
Normal Loads
The normal course load in the college is
15 credit hours during fall and spring and
12 credit hours during summer. A student
should not register for more than 17 credit
hours unless approved by an adviser and
the Associate dean. Students may register
for fewer than 12 hours but should be
aware that certain university privileges
and benefits require a minimum enroll-
ment of 12 hours. It is the student's re-
sponsibility to verify the minimum course
load for these benefits.
College Probation
A student whose overall grade point
average falls below 2.0 is placed on college
probation. The associate dean for CALS
will notify the student that he/she is on
probation and must remove all of his/her
deficit points in two semesters or face col-
lege suspension.
During college suspension, a student
cannot register as a College of Agricultural
and Life Sciences student. In some in-
stances, with approval of the student's
adviser and the associate dean, the student
may complete approved courses at another
institution. However, if a student enrolls at
another institution, grades earned at that
institution would not reduce the deficit
points on his/her UF record. Probationary
students must earn a C or better for each
course taken at another institution. Upon
returning to UF, a student must remove a
specified number of deficit points each
semester to continue enrolling.
The CALS Retention Program
The College of Agricultural and Life
Sciences works individually with students
on college probation to provide them an
opportunity for academic success at the


University of Florida. The CALS Retention
Program is designed to determine earlier
constraints to academic success, provide
structure and mechanisms for success, and
connect CALS students individually with
administrator, faculty, and staff committed
to working with them one on one.
As a first step in the CALS Retention
Program, students on college probation are
required to meet with their adviser to re-
view their academic situation. At that time,
students will complete a Deficit Point
Form and a Semester GPA Prediction
Form. After completing these, the Proba-
tion Contract can be completed by the stu-
dent and approved by their academic
adviser. Students are then required to meet
with the associate dean of CALS. Based on
this meeting and recommendations made
by the academic adviser, students may be
required to attend UF sponsored work-
shops on topics such as time management,
stress management, or study skills.
Readmission to CALS
CALS students who have been dis-
missed from the University of Florida for
poor academic performance may petition
UF and CALS for readmission after one
semester. After applying for readmission
through the UF Admissions Office, stu-
dents seeking readmission to CALS are
required to meet with an academic adviser
to establish performance goals and a tenta-
tive class schedule. They are then required
to meet with the CALS associate dean to
discuss opportunities for academic success
and for final CALS approval.
Drop Policy
Courses may be dropped during the
drop/add period without penalty. There-
after, courses may be dropped only by
college petition in accordance with the
deadline. Drops requiring college petition
are subject to the following rules:
Two unrestricted drops after the
drop/add period will be permitted for
a student classified as 1AG/FY and
2AG/FY. Students classified as
3AG/FY, 4AG/FY, 6AG/FY and
0AG/FY are allowed two unrestricted
drops. An academic adviser must ap-
prove all drops before the college will
process them.
* After the college drop deadline, stu-
dents must petition the associate dean
of CALS.
* Students withdrawing from UF (drop-
ping their full course load) must con-
tact the Dean of Students Office in 202
Peabody Hall.
Withdrawal Policy
If a College of Agricultural and Life Sci-
ences student withdraws from UF a sec-
ond time, that student will be placed on
college probation. A third withdrawal vio-
lates the probation, and the student cannot
register again as a student in the college.
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Practical Work
Experiencellnternships
By prior arrangement with an adviser, a
student may, with supervision, receive
credit for practical work experience rele-
vant to the major. Credit is earned at the
rate of one credit per month of full-time
work and may not exceed three credits in
any combination of experiences. A written
report must be submitted before a grade
(S-U) will be issued. Academic units offer-
ing this option list the course number 4941.
Guidelines establishing minimum criteria
for credit eligibility and performance are
available from the undergraduate coordi-
nator for the major.
Honors
Dean's List: A student who carries 15
hours per semester (or 12 in summer) with
a grade point average of 3.3 or better and
no grade less than C in any course will
have his/her name placed on the Dean's
List for that semester.
College Honors Program: The CALS
Honors Program is for students who have
completed 60 credit hours or more and
have a 3.5 overall GPA or higher.
The CALS Honors Program is designed
to build upon existing courses in the re-
quired curriculum. Courses on the tran-
script are identified with an honors
designation. Students successfully com-
pleting the program are designated as
CALS Honors Scholars.
All participants must complete the
Honors Colloquium, ALS 4921, a college-
wide course that satisfies the writing com-
ponent currently required by the college
(AEE 3033C, ENC 2210, ENC 3250, ENC
3310, ENC 3312 or MMC 2100). The Hon-
ors Colloquium is offered every semester.
In addition, two courses approved in
the student's major must carry an honors
designation. These courses may be current
honors courses or they may be regular
courses coupled with an honors contract.
With the approval of the honors program
coordinator, graduate-level courses also
may qualify as honors courses.
Students in the program who have the
necessary grade point average and a desire
to graduate magna cum laude (with high
honors) or summa cum laude (with high-
est honors) must complete a research pro-
ject or creative work. Honors projects
encompass teaching, research, and exten-
sion activities and can include any creative
activity that has an objective and an ex-
pected outcome.
Students who are not in the CALS
Honors Program still can graduate with
magna cum laude or summa cum laude
recognition as outlined in the Graduating
with Honors section in the next column.
For additional information, contact the
Honors Program coordinator or view the
CALS Web page at www.cals.ufl.edu.


Degree Requirements
A Bachelor of Science degree requires at
least 120 credits. In addition, students
must have at least a 2.0 grade point aver-
age both in their junior- and senior-level
work and at the university. Finally, stu-
dents must complete the general education
and major requirements in effect at the
time of their initial enrollment at UF.
Seniors must file an application for de-
gree in the Office of the University Regis-
trar early in the semester in which they
expect to graduate. The official calendar
lists the deadline. Seniors must request a
degree audit from the associate dean's
office at the beginning of their senior year.
Residence Requirements
The College of Agricultural and Life
Sciences and the School of Forest Re-
sources and Conservation require each
student to complete 60 semester hours or
more of 3000-level or above course work at
the university to earn a baccalaureate de-
gree. With approval of the associate dean,
some course work may be taken at an ac-
credited four-year institution of higher
learning offering baccalaureate degrees.
The last 30 semester hours to be applied
toward a degree must be completed in
residence in the college.
In special cases, the associate dean can
waive this requirement. Students may
complete six semester hours by correspon-
dence among the 30 semester credits of
residence work required for the baccalau-
reate degree, but each course must be ap-
proved in advance by the undergraduate
coordinator for the major and the associate
dean. The college will not accept corre-
spondence credit unless a student has a
junior/senior-level 2.0 or higher GPA in all
work attempted in residence.
Graduating with Honors
To graduate cum laude (with honors), a
student must have a UF grade point aver-
age of 3.5 or above on all courses taken at
the university after earning 60 credits.
To graduate magna cum laude (with
high honors) or summa cum laude ( high-
est honors), the grade point average re-
quired is 3.75 and 3.85, respectively. In
addition, each academic unit requires
completion of an approved research pro-
ject or creative work. Students seeking
magna cum laude or summa cum laude
recognition should consult their adviser
and the dean's office for specific require-
ments. Postbaccalaureate students are not
eligible for honors recognition.

Programs of Study
The specific requirements for each ma-
jor follow. Courses that satisfy general
education requirements have been listed in
the appropriate category. In some cases,
the listed courses are not sufficient to


complete the general education require-
ment and the student must take another
course. The courses listed represent the
most expedient way to fulfill graduation
requirements. However, the student may
satisfy the requirements with alternative
course sequences.
A short, online Chemistry Readiness
Assessment (CHRA) is on ISIS at
www.ISIS.ufl.edu. Students will be able to
evaluate their current chemistry skills be-
fore registration. For those with good
scores on the Readiness Assessment, CHM
2045 and CHM 2045L are recommended.
A similar online calculus readiness as-
sessment (CRA) is available for math on
ISIS. For the calculus requirement, stu-
dents may take either MAC 1147, Pre-
Calculus, or MAC 1140 and MAC 1114
before enrolling in calculus, or they may
take a higher-level calculus course.
The college requires all students to
complete an oral and written communica-
tion requirement above the general re-
quirement. In majors where an
equivalency is permitted, students should
see their advisers for approved alternative
courses. When majors list specific courses,
students must select from those courses.
Critical Tracking Criteria
Students who do not complete the ap-
propriate number of tracking courses each
semester will have a hold placed on their
record preventing advance registration
until they have met with an adviser and
have agreed to enroll in appropriate track-
ing courses the following semester.

Agricultural and Biological
Engineering
www.agen.ufl.edu
The colleges of Agricultural and Life
Sciences and Engineering offer the agricul-
tural and biological engineering curricu-
lum cooperatively.
Students in this major receive basic
training in engineering and agriculture to
solve the specialized engineering problems
of agricultural production and processing
systems and the management and conser-
vation of agricultural land and water re-
sources.
Since engineering problems in agricul-
ture relate to biological production and
processing of biological products, training
in agriculture, and biology courses are
required.
Students will register in the College of
Engineering and will receive the Bachelor
of Science in Engineering (Agricultural
and Biological Engineering). Refer to that
college for the curriculum.
Precision Agriculture Minor
A minor in precision agriculture is a
multidisciplinary study. You will use satel-
lite imagery, aerial photography, field sen-
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acquire information about field conditions.
This information is organized and ana-
lyzed using a digital mapping system
called Geographical Information System.
Once analyzed, this can assist in making
effective management decisions (see Agri-
cultural and Biological Engineering).
Completion of the precision agriculture
minor requires a total of 15 credit hours
from the following categories:

A. Precision Agriculture: (Six credits re-
quired.) It is recommended that AOM4455 be
takenfirst.
AOM 4455 Agricultural Operations and
System s....................................................... 3
AOM 4434 Precision Agriculture......................... 3

B. Remote Sensing: (Three credit hours
required from this category.)
AOM 5431 GIS and Remote Sensing in
Agriculture .................................... 3
SUR 4380 Remote Sensing.................................. 3
SUR 5385 Remote Sensing Applications............. 3
SUR 3331 Photogrammetry................................... 3

C. Geographic Information Systems: (Three
credit hours required from this category.)
SUR 3393 Geographic Information Systems...... 3
URP 4273 Survey of Planning Informa-
tion System s............................... .............. 3
EES 4027 Spatial Analysis Using Geo-
graphic Information systems...................... 3
FOR 3434 Forest Resources Information
System s........................................ ................. 3
SUR 5365 Digital Mapping............................ 3
GEO 3151 Foundations of Geographic In-
formation Systems..................................... 3
LAA 4381C Environmental Methods and
G IS ............................ .................................. 3

D. Crop Management & Field Techniques
(Three credit hours required from this cate-
gory.)
AGR 3005 Principles of Crop Science.................. 3
AGR 4214c Applied Field Crop Production....... 3
FRC 3212 Introduction to Citrus Culture and
Production .................................... ............. 3
PMA 3010 Fundamentals of Pest Manage-
m ent ............................................... .......... 3
PLP 3103C Control of Plant Diseases................. 3
PLS 4601C W eed Science....................................... 3
SOS 4231 Soils and Land Use............................... 3
AGR 4231C Forage Science and Range
M anagem ent.............................. ................ 3
PLS 4613 Aquatic Weed Control.......................... 3
FAS 4305 Introduction to Fishery Science.......... 3
FNR 4623 Integrated Natural Resource
M anagem ent................................................... 3
FNR 3410 Natural Resource Sampling................ 3
SOS 4715 Environmental Pedology ..................... 3
SUR 3520 Measurement Science........................... 3
ENV 4042 Environmental Data Analysis............ 3
GEO 3162 Introduction to Quantitative
Analysis for Geographers.......................... 3
SOS 3023 Soil Judging............................................ 3
STA 4222 Sample Survey Design......................... 3
WIS 4945 Wildlife Techniques........................... 3


Agricultural Education and
Communication
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This major prepares students for careers
in agricultural education, agricultural
communication, and agricultural leader-
ship and training positions in extension,
community, and governmental agencies.
Four specializations are offered: teaching,
agricultural communication, agricultural
leadership, and extension education. Each
requires a common core of courses in tech-
nical agriculture and pre-professional edu-
cation. Departmental advisers will help
students select electives.


The agricultural education specializa-
tion provides the basic courses for agricul-
tural teacher certification in Florida.
Students must have a passing score on the
CLAST and a GPA of 2.5 or higher to enter
the teacher education specialization. In
addition to these courses, a graduate must
still apply to the State Department of Edu-
cation for certification.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following criteria.
The critical tracking courses appear in
bold.
Semester 1:
2.5 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
Complete 1 of critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM 2045, CHM 2045L,
MAC 1147, BSC 2007, BSC 2009L, AEB
3103, and EDF 3110 (or equivalent)
Semester 2:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 7
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 7
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
Complete 1 additional course of the 7
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
Complete all 7 critical tracking courses
including labs
Semester 1 Credits
Composition (GE-S)............................. ............. 3
PSY 2012 General Psychology (GE-S)..............3.
AEB 3103 Principles of Food & Resource Eco-
nomics (4) or ECO2013 or ECO 2023 (3)...3-4
BSC 2007 Biological Sciences I (GE-B)............. 3
BSC 2009L Biological Sciences Lab (GE-B)..... 1
Total 13-14
Semester 2 Credits
MAC 1147 Pre-Calculus: College Algebra and
Trigonometry (4) (GE-M) OR MAC 1140
AND MAC 1114 (5) .............................. 4-5
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication ..... 3
PHI 2010 Intro to Philosophy......................... 3
Science Elective................................. ............... 3
TSL 3526 ESOL Foundations (or equiv) .............. 3
Total 16-17


Semester 3 Credits
CHM 2045 General Chemistry......................... 3
CHM 2045L General Chemistry Lab.................1
American History Elective (GE-H).......................3
Literature (G E-H ) ....................................................3
Mathematics (GE-M) ............................. 3
EDG 2701 Teaching Diverse Populations ...........3
Total 16
Semester 4 Credits
EDF 3110 Human Growth and Development
(or equiv.)............ ............................... 3
AEE 3033C Writing for Ag. & Nat. Res.
(GR-E+) ...................................... ............. 3
RED 3312 Classroom Reading............................... 3
Fine Arts Elective ..................................................3
Mathematics* or elective (GE-M) .......................2
Total 14
Semester 5 Credits
AEE 3323 Development and Philosophy of Ag-
ricultural Education...... ....................... ....3
AEB 3133 Principles of Agricultural Business
Management......................................... ...3
ANS 3006C Introduction to Animal Science.......4
Horticulture or Plant Science Elective .................3
Agricultural and Nat. Resources Elective...........3
Total 16
Semester 6 Credits
AEE 4202 Emerging Technologies .......................3
SOS 3022 Introduction to Soils in the Environ-
m ent...................................... ............... ................ 3
SOS 3022L Introduction to Soils in the Envi-
ronm ent Lab................................. .......................1
ENY 3005C Intro to Entomology OR PMA 3010
Principles of Pest Management OR
ENY 3030C Insect Field Biology..................3
Agriculture and Natural Resource Elective........3
Agricultural and Natural Resource Elective ......3
Total 16
Semester 7 Credits
AEE 3200 Instructional Techniques in Agricul-
tural Education .................................................3
AEE 4933 Agricultural Education and Commu-
nication Senior Seminar ................................1
AOM 3220 Agricultural Construction and Main-
tenance ................................................ ..... ... 3
EEX 3616 Core Classroom Management Strate-
gies...................... ......3
Science or Ag. & Nat. Resources Elective............3
Total 13
Semester 8 Credits
AEE 4504 Program Planning in Ag. Ed...............3
AEE 4224 Special Methods in Teaching Ag &
N at. Resources ..................................................3
AEE 4227 Laboratory Practices in Teaching
Agricultural Education ....................................3
AEE 4942 Agricultural Education Internship.....6
Total 15
Total ............................................120
*Total math required is 9 hours.


Agricultural leadership prepares students
for entry into agribusiness positions related
to human resource management, corporate
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acy, political interests, and commodity ser-
vice organizations. Course work focuses on
a core of agricultural courses, plus depart-
mental courses on leadership theory and
strategies, educational/training programs
design, professional presentation delivery,
and interpersonal communications.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.5 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 1 of 8 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
MAC1147, BSC2007, BSC2009L,
BSC2008, AEB3103 and PSY 2012.
Semester 2:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 8
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 8
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 8
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
Complete all 8 critical tracking courses
including labs
Semester I Credits
Com position (GE)................................ ............... 3
Hum anities (GE-HI)........................... ............... 3
AEB 3103 Principles of Food & Resource Eco-
nomics (4) or ECO 2013 or ECO 2023 (3) .3-4
BSC 2007 Biological Sciences I (GE-B)............. 3
BSC 2009L Biological Sciences Lab (GE-B).....1
Total 13-14

Semester 2 Credits
BSC 2008 Biological Sciences II (GE-B)........... 3
MAC 1147 Pre-Calculus: College Algebra and
Trigonometry (4)(GE-M) OR MAC 1140
and MAC 1114 (5) ........................................ 4-5
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........ 3
Hum anities (GE-H).............................. .............. 3
Elective............................. ................................ 3
Total 16-17

Semester 3 Credits
CHM 2045 General Chemistry (GE-P).............. 3
CHM 2045L General Chemistry Lab (GE-P) ... 1
Hum anities (GE-H).............................. .............. 3
M them atics (GE-M )...................................:.......... 2
Elective............................. .......... .................. 3
Elective............................. .............. ........... 3
Total 15

Semester 4 Credits
PSY 2012 Gen. Psychology (GE-S) (or equiv.). 3
AEE 3033C Writing for Agricultural and Natu-
ral Resources................... ......................
American History OR Political Science Elective
(GE-S)..................... .................... 3
Elective.................................... .................. 3
Elective...................... .................... 3
Total 15


Semester 5 Credits
AEE 3200 Instructional Techniques in Agricul-
tural Education........................... ...............
AEE 3414 Leadership Development..................3.
AEB 3341 Selling Strategically ..........................3.
AEB 4424 Human Resource Management in
A gribusiness ................................. .................
Approved Elective*............................ ....................
Total 15

Semester 6 Credits
EDF 3210 Educational Psychology (GR-E+,
G E-S) ............................................................... 3
AEB 3300 Agricultural and Food Marketing.....3
AEE 3073 Intercultural Communication
(GR-S, I) ....................... ........ .............. 3
Approved Elective*................................................3
Approved Elective*................................... ..3
Total 15
Summer Credits
AEE 4943 Leadership Education Internship ......4
Total 4
Semester 7 Credits
AEE 4905 Personal Leadership Development....3
AEE 4052 Campaign Strategies ......................... 3
AEE 4933 Ag Ed & Communication Senior
Sem in ar ............................................................... 1
Approved Elective*..............................................3
Approved Elective*.............................. ............3
Total 13
Semester 8 Credits
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law.................................3
AEE 4500 Program Development and
Evaluation ................................... ...............
AEE 5414 Critical Thinking and Decision
M making ...............................................................3
Approved Elective *.....................................3
Total 13
Total ..................................................... 120
*Approved electives See adviser for
suggested electives consistent with the
student's interests and goals.


The agricultural communication spe-
cialization prepares students as agricul-
tural communication professionals. Media
skills include publications, electronic me-
dia, graphic arts, advertising or public
relations. Students must meet the depart-
ment and college requirement and have a
minimum overall UF GPA of 2.5. Students
also must complete MMC 2100, Writing for
Mass Communication, with a C or better
grade.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
2.5 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
Complete 1 of 7 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM1083, MAC 1147,
BSC 2007, BSC 2009L, BSC 2008, AEB
3103, and MMC 2100


Semester 2:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 7
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 2 additional course of the 7
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 7
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
* Complete all 7 critical tracking courses
including labs
Semester I Credits
Com position (GE-C) ...............................................3
Humanities (GE-HI) ............................................... 3
AEB 3103 Principles of Food and Resource
Economics (4) (or ECO 2013 or ECO 2023
(3))................................................................ 3-4
BSC 2007 Biological Sciences I (GE-B)............. 3
BSC 2009L Biological Sciences Lab (GE-B)..... 1
Total 13-14
Semester 2 Credits
MAC 1147 Pre-calculus: College Algebra and
Trigonometry (GE-M) OR MAC 1114 AND
M AC 1140 (5)................................................4-5
BSC 2008 Biological Sciences II (GE-B)........... 3
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication ........3
Humanities (GE-H).................................... .......
Elective........................ .............. .......... 3
Total 16-17
Semester 3 Credits
MMC 2100 Writing for Mass Communication
(G R-E+) ....................................... ............... 3
Hum anities (GE-H)............................................. 3
Mathematics (GE-M)................................ ....... .2
Elective ........................................ ............3
Elective ........................................ ..... .... 3
Total 15
Semester 4 Credits
CHM 1083 Consumer Chemistry (GE-P) .........3
AEE 3033C Writing for Agriculture and Natural
Resources (GR-E+) ............................................
AEE 3073 Intercultural Communications ..........3
American History OR Political Science Elective
(GE-S) ....................... ............ ............... 3
Elective ......................... ............ ................. 3
Total 15
Semester 5 Credits
AEE 3070C Electronic Media Production in
Agriculture and Natural Resources ...............3
AEE 3200 Instructional Techniques in Agricul-
tural Education ............................. ....... ...... 3
AEE 3414 Leadership Development in Agricul-
ture and Natural Resources............................. 3
JOU 3101 Reporting (GR-E+) ................................ 3
PGY 3610 Survey of Photography ........................
Total 14
Semester 6 Credits
AEE 4035 Advanced Agricultural Communica-
tion Writing (GR-E+) ........................................3
AEE 4036 Advanced Agricultural Communica-
tion Production.............................. ........ 3
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law...................................3


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Journalism Elective............................ ..................... 3
Approved Elective**............................ .............. 2
Total 15
Summer Credits
AEE 4948 Agriculture and Natural Resources
Communication Internship............................. 6
Semester 7 Credits
AEE 4052 Campaign Strategies............................ 3
AEE 4933 Agricultural Education and Commu-
nication Senior Seminar................................... 1
PUR 3000 Principles of Public Relations............. 3
Food and Resource Economics Elective (AEB).. 3
Approved Elective**........................ .............. 3
Total 13
Semester 8 Credits
AEB 3300 Agricultural and Food Marketing OR
AEB 3341 Selling Strategically...................... 3
Journalism Elective.............................. ............... 3
Approved Elective ....................... ............... 3
Approved Elective **............................................ 3
Total 12
Total..................................................... 120
**Approved Electives See adviser for
suggested electives consistent with stu-
dent's interests and goals.


The extension education specialization
is designed to prepare students for posi-
tions in the Cooperative Extension Service.
Course work in the major will focus on a
core of agricultural courses along with
emphasis in nonformal education, design-
ing educational/training programs, mak-
ing professional presentations, leadership
development, teaching/training methods,
and interpersonal communications. A
four-credit (6 weeks) internship with the
Cooperative Extension Service is required.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a stu-
dent must meet the following criteria. The
critical tracing courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.5 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 1 of 8 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM 2045, CHM 2045L,
MAC 1147, BSC 2007, BSC 2009L, BSC
2008, AEB 3103, and SYG 2000
Semester 2:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 8
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 2 additional course of the 8
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 8
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
* Complete all 8 critical tracking courses
including labs


Semester 1 Credits
Composition (GE-S)........................... ............. 3
Humanities (GE-H)............................ .............. 3
AEB 3103 Principles of Food & Resource Eco-
nomics (4) OR ECO 2013
OR ECO 2023 (3)).........................................3-4
BSC 2007 Biological Sciences (GE-B) ............... 3
BSC 2009L Biological Sciences Lab (GE-B)..... 1
Total 13-14
Semester 2 Credits
MAC 1147 Pre-calculus: College Algebra and
Trigonometry (GE-M) OR MAC 1114 AND
M AC 1140 (5)................................................4-5
BSC 2008 Biological Sciences II (GE-B) ........... 3
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........ 3
Humanities (GE-H)............................. ....... ..... 3
Elective.......................... .............. .................. 3
Total 16-17
Semester 3 Credits
CHM 2045 Gen. Chemistry (GE-P).................... 3
CHM 2045L Gen. Chemistry Lab (GE-P) ........ 1
Humanities (GE-H)............................ .............. 3
M them atics (GE-M ) ............................................ 2
Elective..................................... .................. 3
Elective..................................... .................. 3
Total 15
Semester 4 Credits
SYG 2000 Principles of Sociology (GE-S)........ 3
AEE 3033C Writing for Agriculture and Natural
Resources (GR-E+)........................ ........... 3
AEE 3073 Intercultural Communications ..........3
American History OR Political Science Elective
(GE-S)..................... ...................3
Elective......................... ................................ 3
Total 15
Semester 5 Credits
AEE 3200 Instructional Techniques in Agricul-
tural Education.................................. .....3
AEE 3313 Development and Role of Extension
Education ........................................ .... 3
AEE 3414 Leadership Development in Agricul-
ture and Natural Resources ........................3
AEB 4424 Human Resource Mngmt. in Agri-
business ......................................... .............. 3
Approved Elective......................................... 3
Total 15
Semester 6 Credits
AEE 4905 Advanced Extension Methods ...........3
EDF 3210 Educational Psychology.......................3
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law ..............................4.
Approved Elective**...................... ............... 3
Approved Elective**................................... ..3
Total 16
Summer Credits
AEE 4944 Cooperative Extension Internship .....4
Semester 7 Credits
AEE 4052 Campaign Strategies ...........................3
AEE 4933 Agricultural Education and Commu-
nication Senior Seminar................................. 1
Approved Elective**............................................. 3
Approved Elective **.............................................. 3
Approved Elective** ............................................. 3
Total 13


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AEE 5414 Critical Thinking and Decision
Making ................... ............. .......... 3
AEE 4500 Program Dev. & Evaluation in Hu-
man Resource Programs ........................... .......3
Approved Elective**............................................... 3
Approved Elective ** ............................................ 3
Total 12
Total.....................................120
**Approved Electives See adviser for
suggested electives consistent with stu-
dent's interests and goals within a spe-
cific focus area.
Extension Education Minor
The extension education minor sup-
plements a student's major and prepares
students for careers in the Cooperative
Extension Service. The minor offers course
work in nonformal and formal educational
methods, adult education, leadership,
youth programs, communication methods,
and field experience.
Upon approval of the adviser in the ma-
jor, all undergraduates in the college are
eligible for this minor. Students in other
colleges may enroll in this minor upon
approval of the Department of Agricul-
tural Education and Communication.
AEE 3200 Instructional Techniques in Agricul-
tural Education........................................... 3
AEE 3313 Development and Role of Extension
Education............................ ................ 3
AEE 3414 Leadership Development in Agricul-
ture and Natural Resources......................... ....3

AEE 4943 Leadership Education Internship.......4
AEE 4506 Advanced Ext. Methods.......................3
Total 16
Agricultural Communication Minor
This minor provides students an oppor-
tunity to gain a basic understanding of and
to develop a skill level for communication
techniques in agriculture and natural re-
sources. A minor consists of 15 semester
hours and is open to all students at the
university. A cumulative GPA of 2.5 for
courses in the minor is required.
Students must complete five of the fol-
lowing courses indicated below:

AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication ........3
AEE 3033C Writing for Agriculture and Natural
Resources.............................................. 3
AEE 3414 Leadership Development in Agricul-
ture and Natural Resources........................3
AEE 3070 Electronic Media Production in Agri-
culture and Natural Resources ..................3
AEE 3073 Intercultural Communication.............3
AEE 4052 Campaign Strategies............................3
AEE 4035 Advanced Agricultural Communica-
tion W riting............................................ .......3
AEE 4036 Advanced Agricultural Communica-
tion Production............................... ...... ........3


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Agricultural Operations
Management
www.agen.ufl.edu
The AOM program incorporates to-
day's emerging technology with business
principles to improve agricultural produc-
tion, processing, manufacturing, technical
sales, food safety, worker safety, and the
environment.
Technical courses provide experience in
construction, structures, power systems,
food processing, computer technology,
machinery, electric circuits and controls,
environmental quality, safety, irrigation,
water control, and agricultural systems
management. Students also receive train-
ing in economics, accounting, business,
finance, salesmanship, business manage-
ment, technical writing, and public speak-
ing. Electives allow students to select
courses providing greater expertise in their
specific areas.
Five specializations are available: pro-
duction management, manufacturing and
process management, technical sales and
product support, biological systems man-
agement, and environmental systems
management. The department also offers a
combined-degree program. Consult a de-
partment adviser for guidance.





To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 1 of 6 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
(MAC1147 or MAC2233), BSC2007,
BSC2009L, ACG2021C, STA2023,
PHY2004
Semester 2:
Complete 1 additional courses of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
Complete all 8 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
Semester I Credits
CHM 2045 General Chemistry and Qualitative
Analysis (GE-P).............................................. 3
CHM 2045L General Chemistry Lab (GE-P) ... 1
BSC 2007 Biological Sciences (GE)................... 3
BSC 2009L Biological Sciences Lab (GE-B)...... 1


Com position (GE) ................................................. 3
Hum anities (GE, I) ................................................ 3
Total 14
Semester 2 Credits
MAC 2233 Survey of Calculus (GE) OR MAC
1147 Pre-calculus: Algebra and
Trigonometry (4).......................................... 4
ACG 2021C Intro to Accounting........................ 4
H um anities (GE, I) ................................................ 3
BSC 2008 Biological Sciences...............................3
Technical Elective.......................... ............. .. 3
Total 16
Semester 3 Credits
PHY 2004 Applied Physics (GE) OR PHY 2020
Intro. To Physics......................... ............. 3
STA 2023 Statistics (GE-M)............................ 3
PSY 2012 General Psychology (GE-S)................ 3
ECO 2013 Macroeconomics (GE-S) .................33
Technical Elective.................................. ......3
Total 16
Semester 4 Credits
Physical Science course (GE) (adviser
approved).................................. ............... 3
ECO 2023 Microeconomics (GE-S)................... 3
AEE 3033 Writing Ag & Natural Resource OR
ENC 2210 Technical Writing (E).....................3
AEE 3030 Oral Communication OR SPC 2600
Public Speaking......................................3
Technical Elective.............. ........ ............ .. 3
Total 15
*Note: Use summer terms to make up
general education requirements or first
and second year prerequisites for your
major.


This specialization focuses on the man-
agement of everything required to feed or
clothe humans. This includes vegetables,
citrus, cattle farming, aqua culture, fish
farming, mining phosphates, or timber
harvest and production.
Semester 5 Credits
AOM 3220 Agricultural Construction and Main-
tenance...................................... ................ 3
AOM 4444C Electrical Power and Instrumenta-
tion in A g ............................................................3
AOM 3333 Pesticide Application .................. 3
PMA 3010 Fundamentals of Pest Management
Or ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology
(G E -B )............................................................. 3
Ag Science Elective (adviser approved)..............3
Total 15
Semester 6 Credits
AOM 4455 Agricultural Operations and Sys-
tem s ................................................. ......... 3
SOS 3022 Introduction to Soils in the Environ-
m ent........................................... ..... 3
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Mgmt Or
MAN 3025 Prin. of Management (4)...........3-4
ALS 3133 Ag and Environmental Quality ..........3
AOM 3734 Prin of Irrigation .............................3.
Total 15-16


Semester 7 Credits
AOM 4314C Power and Machinery Mgmt.........3
AOM 4434 Precision Agriculture.......................... 3
AOM 4643 Prin/Issues Enviro Hydro OR
AOM 3732 Ag Water Mgmt .........................3
AOM 4642 Env Systems Ag Structures ...............3
AOM 4933 Professional Practices.........................1
Plan A Technical Electives (adviser approved)..2
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
AEB 3300 Agricultural Marketing OR MAR
3023 Prin of Marketing .............................. 3-4
AEB 4424 Human Resource Mgmt.......................3
AOM 3073 Safety in Agriculture ..........................3
Ag Science Elective(adviser approved) ...............3
Plan A Technical Elective(adviser approved) ....3
Total 15-16



This specialization trains for a career in
technical sales, sales management, service,
product planning, general management or
parts and inventory control.
Semester 5 Credits
ADV 3000 Elements of Advertising .....................3
AEB 3133 Prin of Agribusiness Mgmt OR MAN
3025 Prin of Management............................ 3-4
AOM 3333 Pesticide Application.........................3
AOM 4314C Power and Machinery Mgmt.........3
AOM 4434 Precision Agriculture..........................3
Total 15-16
Semester 6
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law...................................3
AEB 4424 Human Resource Management..........3
ALS 3133 Ag and Environ Quality...................3
AOM 4455 Ag Operations and Systems..............3
AOM 4643 Prin/Issues Enviro Hydro OR AOM
3734 Prin Irrigation OR AOM 3732 Ag
W ater M gm t .......................................................3
Total 15
Semester 7
AEB 3341 Selling Strategically ..............................3
AOM 4444C Elect Power Instrumentation..........3
AOM 4642 Env Systems Ag Structures ...............3
AOM 4933 Professional Practices ......................1
Ag Science Elective(adviser approved) ...............3
Plan C Technical Electives (adviser approved).2
Total 15
Semester 8
AOM 3073 Safety in Agriculture .......................3
AEB 3300 Agricultural Marketing OR
MAR 3023 Prin of Marketing...................... 3-4
PKG 2001 Principles of Packaging OR AOM
4062 Prin of Food Engineering.................... 3-4
Ag Science Elective (adviser approved) ..............3
Plan C Technical Electives (adviser approved)..3
Total 15-17



This specialization develops technical
management careers in food processing,
citrus processing, fertilizer manufacturing,
agricultural manufacturing, animal feed
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CHM 2045 & 2045L General Chemistry and lab 4
BSC 2007 Biological Sci........................................ 3
BSC 2009L Biological Sci lab.......................... 1
Composition (GE) ....................................... 3
Hum anities (GE-HI)............................................. 3
Total 14
Semester 2 Credits
MAC 2233 Survey of Calculus or MAC 1147
Precalculus......................................................3-4
ALS 3203C PC Use in Agriculture or CGS 2531
Problem Solving Using Computer Software 3
ACG 2021C Intro Financial Acct...................... 4
Hum anities (GE-HI)............................................. 3
Technical Elective ............................................... 2
Total 15
Semester 3 Credits
PHY 2004 Applied Physics 1............................ 3
PHY 2004L Applied Physics.1 Lab.................. 1
STA 2023 Intro to Statistics.................................... 3
PSY 2012 General Psychology.......................... 3
ECO 2013 Macroeconomics................................... 3
BSC 2008 Biological Science............................. 3
Total 16
Semester 4 Credits
PHY 2005 Applied Physics 2............................... 3
ECO 2023 Microeconomics.................................... 3
AEE 3033C Writing Ag & Nat Resources or........
ENC 2210 Technical Writing ........................ 3
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication or
SPC 2600 Public Speaking........................... 3
Technical Elective.................................. .......... 3
Total 15
Semester 5 Credits
AOM 3220 Agricultural Construction and Main-
tenance.................................... ................. 3
AOM 4444C Electrical Power and Instrumenta-
tion in A g ...................................... ............... 3
AOM 4455 Ag Operations and Systems............. 3
AEB 3133 Prin of Agribusiness Mgmt OR
MAN 3025 Prin of Management ...............3-4
FOS 3042 Intro to Food Science.......................... 3
Total 15-16
Semester 6 Credits
ALS 3133 Ag and Environ Quality .................... 3
AEB 3300 Agricultural Marketing OR MAR
3023 Prin of Marketing ...............................3-4
AEB 3341 Selling Strategically .............................. 3
PKG 2001 Prin of Packaging ............................... 3
AOM 4643 Prin/Issues Enviro Hydro or PKG
3103 Food Packaging ..................................... 3
Total 15-16
Semester 7 Credits
AOM 4062 Principles of Food Engineering........ 4
AOM 4314C Power and Machinery Manage-
m ent ................................................. ............... 3
AOM 4642 Environmental Systems for Ag
Structures ................................... .............. 3
AEB 3510 Quantitative Methods in FRE............. 2
Ag Science Elective (adviser approved) ............ 3
Total 15


Semester 8 Credits
AOM 3073 Safety in Agriculture........................ 3
AEB 4424 Human Resource Mgmt .....................3
AOM 4933 Professional Practices..................... 1
Ag Science Elective (adviser approved)..............3
Plan B Technical Electives (Plan B list)(adviser
approved).................................. ......... ... 5
Total 15


This science-based specialization is for
students seeking dentistry, medicine, and
veterinary medicine careers or careers in
biotechnology management, food safety,
food quality and biological system man-
agement. Pre-professional students should
contact the college to which they plan to
apply to complete all requirements.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 1 of 6 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
MAC2311, BSC2010, BSC2010L,
STA2023, (PHY2053, PHY2055L,
PHY2054) or (PHY2048, PHY2048L,
PHY2049)
Semester 2:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
* Complete all 6 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
Semester 1 Credits
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry and
Lab (GE-P) ................................... .............. 4
MAC 2311 Analytical Geometry and Calculus
I (GE-M )....................................... .............. 4
Com position (GE) ................................................ 3
Humanities (GE-H, I) ............................................. 3
Total 14
Semester 2 Credits
STA 2023 Statistics (GE-M) .............................. 3
SPC 2600 Public Speaking OR AEE 3030C Effec-
tive Oral Communication................................ 3
Humanities (GE-H, I) ............................................. 3
CHM 2046 and 2046LGeneral Chemistry and
Lab (G E-P)............................................... .......4
Elective............................ ............. .............. 3
Total 16


PHY 2053 and 2053L Applied Physics and Lab
(G E).......................................... ............... 5
BSC 2010 and 2010L Biological Science and
Lab (G E)................................... .............. 4
ECO 2013 Macroeconomics (GE-S)** .................3
PSY 2012 General Psychology (GE-S) .............3

Total 15
Semester 4 Credits
PHY 2054 and 2054L Applied Physics and
Lab .......................................... ................ 5
ENC 2210 Technical Writing and Business
Comm. OR AEE 3033C Writing for
Ag/Natural Resources.... .................................3
BSC 2011 and 2011L Biological Science and
Lab ......................................... .. ..................... 4
ECO 2023 Microeconomics (GE-S)**..................3

Total 15
* Note: Use summer terms to make up
general education requirements or pre-
requisites for the major.
** Students must earn a C in these courses
as prerequisite for other required
courses.
Semester 5 Credits
AGR 3303 Genetics OR PCB 3063 Genetics.... 3-4
PKG 2001 Principles of Packaging OR AOM
4444C Electrical Power Inst............................. 3
AOM 4455 Ag Operations and Systems..............3
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry.............................3
AOM 4062 Prin of Food Engineering................4

Total 16-17
Semester 6 Credits
CHM 2211 and 2211L Organic Chemistry and
Lab .............................................. .......... .......5
ALS 3133 Agricultural and Environmental
Q quality ............................. .........................3
AOM 3073 Safety in Agriculture ..........................3
FOS 3042 Introduction to Food Science...............3

Total 14
Semester 7 Credits
BCH 3025 Fundamentals of Biochemistry OR
BCH 4024 Intro to Biochem .............................4
MCB 3020 and 3020L Basic Biology of Microor-
ganisms and Lab ...............................................5
AO 4933 Professional Practices .........................
Ag Science Electives(adviser approved) .............3
Approved Plan D Technical Electives(adviser
approved) ........................... ............. ............... 2

Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
AEB 3133 Prin of Agribusiness Management
OR MAN 3025 Principles of Mgmt ........... 3-4
ABE 3652C Phys/Rheolog Prop Biol...................3
ABE 4660 Appl Microb Biotech ............................3
Ag Science Electives (adviser approved) ............3
Approved Plan D Technical Electives (adviser
approved) ................................... ............... 3
Total 15-16



This specialization is for careers in en-
vironmental management in industry, in a
regulatory agency or in a consulting firm.
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serving the environment, human safety
issues, regulations, and permitting re-
quirements.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a stu-
dent must meet the following critical tracking
criteria. The critical tracking courses appear
in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 1 of 11 critical courses -
excluding labs (CHM2045,
CHM2045L, MAC2311, BSC2010,
BSC2010L, BSC2011, BSC2011L
STA2023, (PHY2004, PHY2004L,
PHY2005) or (PHY2048, PHY2048L,
PHY2049))
Semester 2:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the
11 courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the
11 courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the
11 courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
* Complete all 11 critical tracking
courses including associated labs
Semester 1 Credits
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry and
Lab (GE-P).................................. .............. 4
MAC 2311 Analytical Geometry and Calculus
I (GE-M ).................................. .............. 4
Com position (GE)................................................ 3
Humanities (GE-H, I)............................................. 3
Total 14
Semester 2 Credits
STA 2023 Statistics (GE-M)............................ 3
SPC 2600 Public Speaking OR AEE 3030C Effec-
tive Oral Communication................................ 3
Hum anities (GE-H, I)............................................. 3
CHM 2046 and 2046LGeneral Chemistry and
Lab (GE-P)...................... ..................... .4
Elective.............................. ............. .............. 3
Total 16
Semester 3 Credits
PHY 2004 and 2004L Applied Physics and Lab
(G E)......................................... ................ 4
BSC 2010 and 2010L Biological Science and
Lab (GE).................................... ............. 4
ECO 2013 Macroeconomics (GE-S)**................... 3
PSY 2012 General Psychology (GE-S)................3.
Total 14
Semester 4 Credits
PHY 2005 and 2005L Applied Physics and Lab4
ENC 2210 Technical Writing and Business
Comm. OR AEE 3033C Writing for
Ag/Natural Resources..................................... 3
BSC 2011 and 2011L Biological Science and
Lab .......................................... ............. ... 4
ECO 2023 Microeconomics (GE-S)**.................... 3
Technical Electives............................... .............. 3
Total 16


Semester 5 Credits
ALS 3135 Agricultural Ecology OR PCB 3034C
Intro to Ecology OR EES 4103 Applied Ecol-
ogy ................................................................2-4
AOM 4455 Ag Operations and Systems.............. 3
AOM 4434 Precision Agriculture .......................3.
AOM 4643 Prin/Issues Enviro Hydro ............3.
MCB 2000 and 2000L Microbiology and lab.......4
Total 15-17
Semester 6 Credits
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law.................................3
AOM 3073 Safety in Agriculture........................3.
AOM 3734 Prin of Irrigation OR AOM 3732 Ag
W ater M gm t............................... .............. 3
PMA 3010 Fund Plant-Pest Mgmt........................3
ALS 3133 Ag and Environmental Quality ..........3
Total 15
Semester 7 Credits
AEB 4424 Human Resource Mgmt OR ALS 4085
Ag Risk Manage and the Law......................2-3
AOM 3333 Pesticide Application Tech................ 3
GLY2030C Envir/Engineer Geology OR
AOM 4062 Prin Food Engineering..............3-4
AOM 4933 Professional Practices......................... 1
Ag Science Electives (adviser approved) ............ 3
Total 16-18
Semester 8 Credits
AEB 3133 Prin of Agribusiness Mgmt OR MAN
3025 Prin of Management.............................3-4
AGE 4660 Appl Microb Biotech OR EES 4102
Wastewater Microbiology .........................2-3
SOS 3022 Introduction to Soils in the Environ-
m ent............................... ............ .................. 3
Ag Science Electives(adviser approved) .............3
Plan E Technical Electives (adviser approved).. 3
Total 14-16
Precision Agricultural Minor
A minor in precision agriculture is a
multidisciplinary study. A student will
use satellite imagery, aerial photography,
field sensors and the Global Positioning
System to acquire information about field
conditions. This information is organized
and analyzed using digital mapping sys-
tem called Geographical Information sys-
tem. Once analyzed, this can assist in
making effective management decisions.
Packaging Science Minor
A minor in packaging science provides
a student with an opportunity to gain an
understanding of packaging science and to
develop skills that can be used in many
exciting careers. This minor incorporates
useful tools for commerce with courses in
real-world issues facing the packaging
industry. This will help students who will
eventually work in the many industries
that involve packaging (See Packaging
Science).

Agronomy (see Plant Science)
agronomy.ifas.ufl.edu
The Department of Agronomy adminis-
ters the undergraduate plant science major
in the Agronomy specialization. Students


interested in this specialization should
contact the department early in their aca-
demic careers.

Animal Sciences
www.animal.ufl.edu
The animal sciences major offers two
specializations: animal biology and animal
industry. There are four options in the
animal industry specialization: beef cattle,
dairy, equine, and safety and processing of
meat and poultry. The department also
offers a combined-degree program. Con-
sult a department adviser for guidance.
Potential careers for animal sciences
majors include various aspects of livestock
production (beef cattle, dairy cattle, and
horses), livestock processing and utiliza-
tion (meat, milk, performance and recrea-
tion), allied service industries (feed, health
care, genetics, equipment, supplies, mar-
keting, promotion, finance and education)
and preparation for postbaccalaureate
education in graduate school or the Col-
lege of Veterinary Medicine. Students
should meet with the undergraduate coor-
dinator in animal sciences to select the
appropriate specialization/option and
academic adviser.


This specialization is designed for stu-
dents who want to be veterinarians work-
ing with species other than livestock or
livestock veterinarians with a strong basic
science orientation in their undergraduate
program. It also is excellent preparation
for graduate programs in basic animal
research. Students select courses in the
animal sciences, zoology, microbiology,
wildlife, and veterinary science.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 1 of 5 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
CHM2046, CHM2046L, MAC1147,
BSC2010, BSC2010L, BSC2011,
BSC2011L
Semester 2:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Complete all critical tracking courses -
including associated labs


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Semester I Credits
English Composition (GE-C).............................. 3
MAC 1147 Pre-calculus: Algebra and Trigo-
nometry (GE-M ) ........................................... 4
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry 1 and
Lab (GE-P) .................................. .............. 4
Humanities (GE) OR Social and Behavioral
Science*.................................... ........... 3
Total 14
Semester 2 Credits
ENC 1102 Writing About Lit (GE-C, H) ............. 3

CHM 2046 and 2046L General Chemistry 2 and
Lab (GE-P) .................................. .............. 4
Humanities OR Social and Behavioral Science
(G E)*.................................................... ............. 3
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........ 3
Total 13
Semester 3 Credits
BSC 2010 and 2010L Principles of Biology I
and Lab (GE-B) ............................................. 4
AEB 3103 Principles of Food and Resource Eco-
nomics (4) OR ECO 2023 Microeconomics
(G E-S)...... ........................................................ 3-4
AEE 3033C Writing for Ag/Natural Resources 3
Electives....................... ................................ 6
Total 16-17
Semester 4 Credits
BSC 2011 and 2011L Principles of Biology 2
and Lab (GE-B) ............................................. 4
Social and behavioral science (GE)*................... 3
Electives......................................... ............. 8
Total 15
Semester 5 Credits
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry 1........................ 3
ANS 3006C Introduction to Animal Science...... 4
ANS 3440 Principles of Animal Nutrition.......... 4
ANS 3043C Growth and Development of Farm
Anim als ............................................. ............. 3
Total 14
Semester 6 Credits
CHM 2211 and 2211L Organic Chemistry 2 and
Lab............................. .............................. 5
ANS 3319 Reproductive Physiology and Endo-
crinology in Domestic Animals.................... 3
ANS 3317L Tech in Swine Reproduction ........... 1
MAC 2311 Calculus 1....................................... 4
VME 4103 Livestock Health/Disease
Prevention....................................... ......... 2
Total 15
Semester 7 Credits
BCH 4024 Intro to Biochem/Molecular Biology
Or BCH 3025 Fundamentals of Biochemistry
Or CHM 4207 Intro to Biochemistry/ Mo-
lecular Biology ............................................. 4
STA 2023 Introduction to Statistics 1 ............... 3
Approved Electives*............................ ............ 8
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
MCB 3020/L Basic Bio Microorganisms/Lab... 5
ANS 3384 Genetic Imprv of Farm Animals........ 4
Approved Electives*...................... ............. 8
Total 17


AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES


* May consider taking pre-vet require-
ments
AGR 3303 Genetics (GE-B) .................................... 3
PHY 2053 and 2053L Physics 1 (GE-P) ............... 5
PHY 2054 and 2054L Physics 2 (GE-P)................ 5


Industry options include beef cattle,
dairy, equine, and safety and processing of
meat and poultry. Career preparation can
be strengthened through selection of elec-
tives. Students who plan to apply to the
UF College of Veterinary Medicine in the
equine, food animal or mixed practice
tracks must choose the appropriate indus-
try option.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 1 of 5 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
MCB2000, MCB2000L, MAC1147,
BSC2010, BSC2010L, BSC2011,
BSC2011L
Semester 2:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Complete all critical tracking courses -
including associated labs
Semester 1 Credits
English Composition (GE-C) .............................. 3
MAC 1147 Pre-calculus: Algebra and Trigo-
nometry (GE-M ) ........................................... 4
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry 1 and
Lab (GE-P) .................................. .............. 4
Humanities (GE) or Social and Behavioral Sci-
ence........................ ................... 3
Total 14
Semester 2 Credits
ENC 1102 Writing About Lit (GE-C, H)..............3
M mathematics (GE) ................................................ 2
BSC 2010 and 2010L Principles of Biology I
and Lab (GE-P)........................... .............. 4
Humanities or Social and Behavioral Science
(G E ) .....................................................................3
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........ 3
Total 15
Semester 3 Credits
BSC 2011 and 2011L Principles of Biology II
and Lab (GE-B) ............................................. 4
AEB 3103 Principles of Food and Resource Eco-
nomics (4) OR ECO 2023 Microeconomics
(G E-S).................................................... 3-4
AEE 3033C Writing for Ag/Natural Resources. 3
Electives.................................................................5-6
Total 15-17


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Semester 4 Credits
MCB 2000 and 2000L Microbiology and Lab
(G E-B)...................................... .............. 4
Social and behavioral science (GE)*.....................3
Electives ..................... ................ ................. 8
Total 15


Semester 5 Credits
ANS 3006C Intro to Animal Science ..................4
ANS 3440 Prin. of Animal Nutrition...................4
ANS 3634C Meats.................................... .....3
ANS 3934 Careers in Livestock Industry ............1
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Manage-
m ent.............................. ............. ................ 3
AEB 3114L Intro to Ag Computer Apps.............1
Total 16
Semester 6 Credits
ANS 3404C Food Animal Feed/Nutrition..........3
ANS 3613L Livestock/Meat Evaluation .............2
AGR 4231C Forage Science Range Mgmt ...........4
ANS 3384 Genetic Improvement of Farm Ani-
m als .................................. ......... ................ 3
ANS 3383L App of Gene Eval Livestock.............1
ANS 3319 Reproductive Physiology and Endo-
crinology in Domestic Animals ..................3
ANS 3316L Techniques in Ruminant Reproduc-
tion...................... ........... 1
Total 17
Summer Credits
ANS 4941 Practical Work Experience ............... 3
Semester 7
AEB 4424 Human Resource Management in
Agribusiness OR AEE 3414 Leadership De-
velopm ent........................................................ 3
ANS 4243C Beef Cow/Calf Management...........3
Course in Food/Resource Economics .............3
Approved Electives ...............................................3
Total 12
Semester 8 Credits
ANS 4931 Senior Seminar .................................... 1
ANS 4245C Beef Stocker /Feedyard Mgmt .......2
Course in Food/Resource Economics .............3
Approved Electives*............................................. 6
Total 12


Semester 5 Credits
ANS 3006C Intro to Animal Science ..................4
ANS 3440 Prin of Animal Nutrition....................4
AEB 3114L Intro to Ag Computer App...............1
Approved Electives*............................................. 5
Total 14
Semester 6 Credits
AEB 3133 Intro to Agribusiness Management ...3
ANS 3251 Dairy Cattle Management..................2
ANS 3250L Dairy Cattle Mgmt lab ......................2
ANS 3319 Repro Phys/Endo of Animals............3
ANS 3316L Techniques in Ruminant Reproduc-
tion ........................... .. ........ ................. 1
Approved Electives*........................................ 4
Total 15




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Summer Credits
ANS 4941 Practical Work Experience.................. 3
Semester 7 Credits
ANS 4441 Dairy Cattle Nutrition....................... 3
ANS 4441L Dairy Cattle Nutrition Lab............... 2
AEB 4424 Human Resources Management in
A gribusiness................................... ............. 3
Approved Electives*........................ ............. 6
Total 14
Semester 8 Credits
ANS 4252C Dairy Management Systems ........... 4
ANS 4931 Senior Seminar.................................... 1
ANS 3384 Genetic Improvement of Farm Ani-
m als ....................................... ............. ............... 3
ANS 3383L App of Gene Eval Livestock ............ 1
Approved Electives*...................... ............. 6
Total 15


Semester 5 Credits
ANS 3006C Intro to Animal Science.................... 4
ANS 3440 Principles of Animal Nutrition.......... 4
ANS 3230 Survey of Equine/Allied Industry.... 1
ANS 3043 Growth and Development of Farm
A nim als ..................................... ............. 3
AEB 3114L Intro to Agricultural Computer
A application ................................... ............. 1
Total 13
Semester 6 Credits
AGR 4231C Forage Science and Range Mgmt... 4
ANS 3319 Reproductive Physiology and Endo-
crinology of Farm Animals........................... 3
ANS 3315L Techniques in Horse Reproduction 1
ANS 3384 Genetic Improvement of Farm Ani-
m als ........................................ ............. ............... 3
ANS 3079L Relationship of Form to Function in
H orses............................. ................. ............... 2
Total 13
Summer Credits
ANS 4941 Practical Work Experience................. 3

Semester 7 Credits
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Mgmt ...... 3
ANS 3237C Equine Health Management ........... 2
ANS 3405 Equine Nutrition and Feeding Mgmt2
AEB 4424 Human Resources Management in
Agribusiness Or AEE 3414 Leadership De-
velop ................................................ ................ 3
Course in Food/Resource Economics ..............1-3
Approved Electives*........................ ............. 3
Total 14-16
Semester 8 Credits
ANS 4234 Horse Enterprise Management.......... 2
ANS 4931 Senior Seminar.................................... 1
Course in Food/Resource Economics..............1-3
Approved Electives* ...................... ............. 9
Total 13-15


Semester 5 Credits
ANS 3006C Intro to Animal Science ..................4.
ANS 3634C Meats ........................................ ..3
ANS 3934 Careers in Livestock Industry............ 1
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Manage-
m ent...................... ............... ................ 3
FOS 4204 Food Safety and Sanitation.............. 2
AEB 3114L Intro to Ag Computer Apps.............1
Total 14
Semester 6 Credits
FOS 4222 Food Microbiology.......................... 3
FOS 4222L Food Microbiology lab.......................
ALS 4932 HACCP ................................................ 2
ANS 3613L Livestock/Meat Evaluation............. 2
ANS 4635C Meat Processing................................3
Approved Electives*........................ .............. 3
Total 15
Summer Credits
ANS 4941 Practical Work Experience................ 3
Semester 7 Credits
STA 2023 Introduction to Statistics...................3.
Approved Electives*............................................. 12
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
ANS 4931 Senior Seminar ...................................... 1
ANS 4905 Special Problems/ Meat Processing.. 3
AEB 3300 Ag and Food Marketing ......................3
FOS 4722C Quality Control, Food Systems ........3
ANS 4631C Processing Poultry Meat, Eggs........ 3
Total 13
* By selecting the correct electives, a stu-
dent may earn a minor or a dual major
in another area (such as agribusiness
management, extension education, or
agricultural operations management)
while completing the requirements of
an animal industry option.

Botany
www.botany.ufl.edu
Students should consult the under-
graduate coordinator as soon as possible.
Academic progress of freshmen and
sophomores is monitored each semester
based on critical tracking criteria estab-
lished by the college faculty.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following his/her
first fall or spring term of enrollment and
each subsequent fall or spring term for a
total of five semesters. Students can pursue
one of two specializations:


This option is designed for students
who do not plan to attend graduate school.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5


* Complete 1 of 5 critical tracking
courses excluding labs CHM2045,
CHM2045L, CHM2046, CHM2046L,
MAC1147, BSC2010/2010L or
BOT2010C, BSC2011/2011L or
MCB2000
Semester 2:
* Complete 1 additional tracking course
excluding labs


Semester 3:
* Complete 2 additional
courses excluding labs


tracking


Semester 4:
* Complete 1 additional tracking course
excluding labs with 2.5 GPA on all
critical tracking course work
Semester 5:
* Complete all 5 critical tracking courses
including labs with a 2.5 GPA on all
critical tracking course work
Semester I Credits
BSC 2010 and 2010L Integrated Principles of
Biology I and Lab (4)(GE-B) OR BOT2010C
Introductory Botany (GE-B) ....................3-4
Composition (GE)................ ........................3
Hum anities (GE)....................................... .............. 3
M mathematics (GE)..................................... ...............4
Social and behavioral science (GE)....................3
Total 16-17
Semester 2 Credits
BSC2011 and 2011L Integrated Principles of
Biology II and Lab (4)(GE-B) OR MCB2000
Microbiology (3) (GE-B) ..........................3-4
ENC 1102 Writing About Lit (GE-C, H)..............3
MAC 1147 Pre-Calculus: Algebra and Trigo-
nometry (GE-M )........................................... 3
CHM 2045 and CHM 2045L General Chemis-
try and lab (GE-P) ........................................ 4
E lectiv e .....................................................................2
Total 15-16
Semester 3 Credits
Humanities (GE)................................................. 3
BOT 2710 Practical Plant Taxonomy (GE-B).......3
Humanities or Social and Behav Sciences (GE) .3
Elective.......................... ........... .....5
Total 14
Semester 4 Credits
CHM 2046 and 2046L General Chemistry II
and Lab (GE-P) ............................................. 4
BOT 2011C Plant Diversity (GE-B)...................4
AEE 3033C Writing for Agriculture and Natural
Resources.............................. .... ................. 3
Elective ........................ ............. ...... ....3
Total 14
Semester 5 Credits
BCH 3023 Elementary Organic and Biological
Chemistry OR CHM 2200 and 2200L Or-
ganic Chemistry and Lab..............................4
PCB 3043C Introduction to Ecology....................4
AEB 3103 Principles of Food and Resource Eco-
nomics (4) OR ECO 2023 Microeconomics
(3)(GE-S)......................................................... 3-4


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Elective Course in Botany OR Elective Science
Course................................................ ..........3-4
Total 14-16
Semester 6 Credits
PHY 2004 and 2004L Applied Physics I & Lab.. 4
BOT 3503 Physiology and Molecular Biology of
Plants ....................................................... 3
BOT 3503L Physiology/Molecular Biology of
Plants Lab...................................... ....... 2
Elective Course in Botany OR Elective Science
Course............................. ............... ................ 4
Total 13
Semester 7 Credits
BOT 5225C Plant Anatomy+................................. 4
AGR 3303 OR PCB 3063 Genetics...................3-4
Elective Course in Botany OR Elective Science
Course............................... ................................3-4
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........ 3
Total 13-15
Semester 8 Credits
Approved Elective................................ ...... 3
Approved Elective................................ ...... 4
Approved Elective................................ ...... 3
Approved Elective*.............................................. 3
Approved Elective in Botany
Or Science Elective......................................... .. 3
Total 16
+ BOT 3303C (Introductory Vascular
Plant Morphology) is offered in alter-
nate Summer A terms (even years) and
may be substituted for BOT 5225C.
Approved electives for the balance of 120
credit hours required for graduation.
Students must achieve a grade of C or
better in courses (other than electives)
required for the major in botany


This option requires a strong back-
ground in the basic sciences and is in-
tended for students who plan to attend
graduate or professional school.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 1 of 7 critical tracking
courses excluding labs CHM2045,
CHM2045L, CHM2046, CHM2046L,
MAC2311, BSC2010, BSC2010L,
BSC2011, BSC2011L, BOT2011C,
PHY2053
Semester 2:
* Complete 1 additional tracking course
excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 2 additional tracking
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Complete 1 additional tracking course
excluding labs with 2.5 GPA on all
critical tracking course work
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Semester 5:
* Complete all 7 critical tracking courses
including labs with a 2.5 GPA on all
critical tracking course work
Semester 1 Credits
BSC 2010 and 2010L Integrated Principles of
Biology I and Lab (GE-B)............................ 4
Com position (GE) ............................................... 3
Humanities or Social/Behav Sciences (GE)........3
M them atics (GE) .............................................. 3-4
Total 13-14
Semester 2 Credits
BSC 2011 & 2011L Biology II and Lab (GE-B). 4
ENC 1102 Writing About Lit (GE-C, H)..............3
Social and behavioral science (GE) ..................3.
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry and
Lab (GE-P) .................................. .............. 4
Total 15
Semester 3 Credits
H um anities (GE) ................................... ............ 3
BOT 2710 Practical Plant Taxonomy (GE-B) ...... 3
MAC 2311 Geometry/Calculus (GE-M)*.......... 4
Elective........................... ................................
Total 15
Semester 4 Credits
CHM 2046 and 2046L General Chemistry and
Qualitative Analysis and Lab (GE-P)......... 4
BOT 2011C Plant Diversity (GE-B) ................. 4
PHY 2053 and 2053L Physics I and Lab (GE-P)5
H um anities (GE) ................................... ............ 3
Total 16
Semester 5 Credits
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry ........................3.
PCB 3043C Introduction to Ecology ..................4.
PHY 2054 and 2054L Physics II and Lab.............5
AEB 3103 Principles of Food and Resource Eco-
nomics (4) OR ECO 2023 Microeconomics
(3)(GE-S) ............................................ .... 3-4
Total 15-16
Semester 6 Credits
CHM 2211 and 2211L Organic Chemistry and
Lab ............................................. ................ 5
BOT 3503 Physiology and Molecular Biology of
Plants........................... ............. ................. 3
BOT 3503L Physiology/Molecular Biology of
Plants Lab ................................... .............. 2
AEE 3030C Oral Communication.................... 3
Total 13
Semester 7 Credits
BOT 5225C Plant Anatomy+............................. 4
AGR 3303 or PCB 3063 Genetics......................3-4
Elective in Botany .............................................. 3-4
AEE 3033C Writing for Agriculture and Natural
Resources.................................. ................ 3
Total 13-15
Semester 8 Credits
Computer Course or Approved Elective............ 3
Approved Elective................................................ 4
Approved Elective.............................................. 3
Approved Electives .............................................. 6
Total 16
+ BOT 3303C (Introductory Vascular
Plant Morphology) is offered in Sum-


mer A term (even years) may be substi-
tuted for BOT 5225C.
Students wishing to take CHM 4207 In-
troduction to Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology and the CHM 4302L Laboratory
(CHM 4304 Chemical Aspects of Cellular
Control is optional) should register for
these courses in their senior year. Those
students should be prepared to take some
of the other courses suggested for the spe-
cialization in biochemistry and molecular
biology.
Approved electives for balance of the
120 credit hours required for graduation
Students must achieve a grade of C or
better in courses (other than electives)
listed above and required for the major.
Biology Education Program
Students who plan to teach biology in
secondary education programs may major
in botany and should see the undergradu-
ate coordinator for information.
Honors in Botany: To graduate cum
laude (with honors), a student must have a
minimum grade point average of 3.5 in
3000-4000 level courses. To graduate
magna cum laude (high honors) or summa
cum laude (highest honors) requires a
minimum grade point average of 3.75 and
3.85, respectively, enrollment in BOT 4905
for one or two semesters, respectively, and
a thesis based upon independent research.
Students carry out the research under the
direction of a botany faculty memberss.
The thesis is submitted to and ap-
proved by the student's research adviser
and the dean's office. The undergraduate
coordinator and the dean's office must
approve honors work before a student
may register for BOT 4905.

Entomology and Nematology
entnemdept.ifas.ufl.edu
Entomology and nematology are bio-
logical sciences dealing with insects, mites,
ticks, spiders and nematodes. The De-
partment of Entomology and Nematology
offers this major and participates in the
plant protection specialization of the plant
sciences major offered in conjunction with
the Department of Agronomy and the De-
partment of Plant Pathology. The five spe-
cializations are basic science/pre-
professional, plant protection, biology
education, ecotourism, and urban pest
management. The department also offers a
combined-degree program. Interested stu-
dents should contact the undergraduate
adviser. A grade of C or better is required
for all courses in the major.
Pre-Professional and Basic Sciences
This specialization offers a strong back-
ground in the basic sciences. A minimum
2.5 GPA is required in science and math
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This option provides pre-professional
preparation for programs in medicine,
dentistry, optometry, veterinary, chiro-
practic, osteopathy and podiatry. Students
should refer to the Information for Pre-
professional Students section in the Ad-
missions section of this catalog. The Office
of Health and Legal Professions Advising
in the Academic Advising Center is the
central source of information for pre-
professional programs.
An off-campus degree program in en-
tomology and nematology is available
through the Fort Lauderdale Research and
Education Center.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* 2.5 GPA on math and science courses
for semesters 1-5
* Complete 2 of 5 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
CHM2046, CHM2046L, MAC2311,
BSC2010, BSC2010L or BOT2010C,
and BSC2011, and BSC2011L
Semester 2:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Maintain completion of 4 critical
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
* Complete all 5 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
Semester 1 Credits
Com position (GE) ................................................ 3
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry I and
Lab (GE-P).................................. .............. 4
Humanities (GE) ......................................... ........... 3
MAC 2311 Calculus I (GE-M) .......................... 4
Total 14
Semester 2 Credits
CHM 2046 and 2046LGeneral Chemistry II
and Lab (GE-P) ............................................. 4
H um anities (H ) .................................... ............ 3
Microeconomics-AEB 3013 Principles of Food
and Resource Economics (4) OR ECO 2023
Microeconomics (3) OR AEB 2014 Eco Issues
Food and You (3) .................. ......... 3-4
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........ 3
STA 2023 or STA 2122 Statistics I (GE-M) ..........3
Total 16-17


Semester 3 Credits
BSC 2010 and 2010L Principles of Biology and
Lab (GE-B).................................. .............. 4
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry I......................3.
Humanities (GE-H, I) OR Social and Behavioral
Science (GE-S) ............................... ........... 3
AEE 3033C Writing for Agricultural and Natu-
ral Resources.................................... ........3
Elective........................... ................... ............. 3
Total 16
Semester 4 Credits
BSC 2011 and 2011LPrinciples of Biology and
Lab (GE-B).................................. .............. 4
CHM 2211 and 2211L Organic Chemistry II and
Lab ............................................. ............ .... 4
Social and behavioral science (GE-S) ................. 3
Elective ........................ ..................................... 4
Total 15
Semester 5 Credits
AGR 3303 Genetics................................... .....3
PHY 2053 and 2053L Physics I and Lab ..............5
ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology................. 3
Approved Elective.................................................. 3
Total 14
Semester 6 Credits
ENY 4455C Social Insects OR ZOO 2203C Inver-
tebrate Zoology ............................................ 3-4
MCB 3020 and 3020L Microbiology and Lab .....5
PHY 2054 and 2054L Physics II and Lab.............5
Approved Elective ............................... .......... 3
Total 16-17
Semester 7 Credits
Biochem istry ............................................ ............... 4
ENY 4161 Insect Classification (GE-B) ............3.
ENY 4660C Medical and Vet Entomology..........3
Approved Electives .............................................. 4
Total 14
Semester 8 Credits
ENY 4453 Behav Ecology and Systematics.........3
ZOO 2303C Vertebrate Zoology ........................4
Approved Electives .............................................. 8
Total 15


This option prepares students for entry
into entomological careers and graduate
school.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* 2.5 GPA on math and science courses
for semesters 1-5
* Complete 2 of 5 critical courses ex-
cluding labs (CHM2045, CHM2045L,
CHM2046, CHM2046L, MAC2233,
BSC2010, BSC2010L or BOT2010C and
BSC2011 and BSC2011L)
Semester 2:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs


Semester 3:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Maintain completion of 4 critical
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
* Complete all 5 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
Semester I Credits
Com position (GE).............................. ............ 3
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry I and
Lab (G E-P).................................. .............. 4
Humanities (GE)....................................... .............. 3
MAC 2233 Survey of Calculus (GE-M)............ 3
Elective.......................... .............. ................ 3
Total 16
Semester 2 Credits
CHM 2046 and 2046LGeneral Chemistry II
and Lab (GE-P) ............................................. 4
ECO 2023 Microeconomics (GE-S) OR AEB 3103
Prin of Food and Resource Econ OR AEB
2014 Eco Issues Food and You.................. 3-4
Social and Behavioral Science (GE-S)................3
STA 2023 Statistics I (GE-M )..................................3
E elective ......................................................................3
Total 16-17
Semester 3 Credits
BSC 2010 and 2010L Principles of Biology and
Lab (GE-B).................................. .............. 4
Hum anities (GE-H ) ............................................. 3
PHY 2004 and 2004L Applied Physics I and Lab
(GE-P) ............................ .......................3
AEE 3033C Writing for Agriculture and Natural
Resources................................. ............. .... 3
Total 13
Semester 4 Credits
BSC 2011 and 2011L Principles of Biology and
Lab (G E-B).................................. .............. 4
PHY 2005 and 2005L Applied Physics II and Lab
(G E-P) .............................................. ............... 4
Humanities OR Social and Behav
Sciences (G E-S) ..................................................3
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication*......3
Total 14
Semester 5 Credits
AGR 3303 Genetics............................. ............. 3
CHM 2200 and 2200L Organic Chemistry and
Lab ................. ........... ............. ................ 4
ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology ............3
Approved Elective ................................................ 3
Total 13
Semester 6 Credits
MCB 3020 and 3020L (5) OR MCB 2000 and
2000L (4) Microbiology and Lab............... 4-5
ALS 3135 Agricultural Ecology OR PCB 3043C
Intro to Ecology OR PCB 4044C General
Ecology......... ................ .......................... 3-4
Approved Electives............................... ......7
Total 14-16


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Semester 7 Credits
ENY 4161 Insect Classification............................. 3
ENY 4660C Medical and Vet Entomology ......... 3
NEM 3002 Principles of Nematology.................. 3
Approved Electives............................................. 6
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
ENY 4453 Behav Ecology and Systematics........ 3
ENY 4455C Social Insects OR ZOO 2203C Inver-
tebrate Zoology......................... .............3-4
Approved Electives..................................... ........... 9
Total 15-16
*Pre-vet majors should include appro-
priate animal science requirements as
electives.
**Six hours must have an international
or diversity focus.


Students will receive instruction in the
pest science areas of entomology, nematol-
ogy, plant pathology and weed science.
Emphasis is placed on understanding the
crop/plant ecosystem and the need for
managing pests. The curriculum focuses
on the theory and application of biological,
chemical and integrated management pro-
grams for quality environments.
Students who complete the require-
ments for the specialization find employ-
ment in agribusiness or government
agencies concerned with pest manage-
ment, crop production and environmental
protection. The specialization is excellent
preparation for graduate study.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 2 of 5 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
CHM2046, CHM2046L, MAC1147,
BSC2010, BSC2010L, BSC2011 and
BSC2011L
Semester 2:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Maintain completion of 4 critical
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
* Complete all 5 critical tracking courses
including associated labs


Semester 1 Credits
Com position (GE) ............................................... 3
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry I and
Lab (GE-P) .................................. .............. 4
Hum anities (GE-H)..... ................................. ....3
MAC 1147 Pre-calculus: Alge-
bra/Trigonometry (GE-M) .......................... 4
Elective........................................... ............. 2
Total 16
Semester 2 Credits
CHM 2046 and 2046L General Chemistry II
and Lab (GE-P)............................ ............ 4
ECO 2023 Microeconomics OR AEB 3013 Prin-
ciples of Food and Resource Economics OR
AEB 2014 Eco Issues Food and You............3-4
Social and Behavioral Science (GE-S)*............... 3
STA 2023 Statistics I (GE-M) .............................3.
Total 13-14
Semester 3 Credits
BSC 2010 and 2010L Principles of Biology and
Lab (GE-B).................................. .............. 4
Humanities (GE-H)...................................... ....3
PHY 2004 and 2004L Applied Physics I and Lab
(GE-P)........................................................... 4
AEE 3033C Writing for Agriculture and Natural
R esources......................................................... 3
Total 14
Semester 4 Credits
BSC 2011 and 2011L Principles of Biology and
Lab (GE-B) .................................. .............. 4
Humanities OR Social and Behav Sciences (GE-
S) .............................................. ..... 3
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........ 3
Elective............................ ............... ............. 6
Total 16
Semester 5 Credits
AGR 3005 Principles of Crop Science OR HOS
3020C General Horticulture.......................3-4
BCH 3023 Elementary Organic Biochemistry
OR CHM 2200 and 2200L Organic Chemis-
try and Lab ......................................................... 4
ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology................. 3
PLP 3002C Fund Plant Pathology ................. 4
Total 14-15

Semester 6 Credits
BOT 3503 and 3503L Intro. Plant Physiology
and Lab OR HOS 4304 Horticultural Physi-
ology........................ ..................... .........5-6
PLP 3103C Plant Disease Control OR PMA4242
Landscape IPM: Ornamental ......................... 3
Approved Electives ...................................... 6
Total 14-15
Summer Credits
AGR 4214C App. Field Crop Production OR
ORH 4236C Landscape and Turf Mgmt .......3
ENY 4161 Insect Classification............................ 3
PMA 4570C Field Techniques in Pest Mgmt......2
Total 8
Semester 7 Credits
AGR 3303 Genetics ............................................... 3
NEM 3002 Principles of Nematology ................ 3
PLS 4601C Weed Science....................................... 3
Approved Electives .............................................. 6
Total 15


Semester 8 Credits
SOS 3022 and 3022L Introduction to Soils in the
Environment and Lab.................................... 4
PMA 3010 Fundamentals of Pest Mgmt..............3
Approved Electives............................................ 1-3
Total 8-10
Approved electives from the following to
complete the balance of the 120 credit
hours required for graduation or see ad-
viser for approval.
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Mgmt......3
AGR 4321C Plant Breeding................................ 3
AOM 3073 Safety in Agriculture ........................3
AOM 3333 Pesticide Application ....................3
ALS 3133 Ag and Environmental Quality ..........3
AOM 3732 Agricultural Water Management.....3
BOT 3143C Local Flora ......................................... 3
ENY 3222C Biology and ID of Urban Pests........3
ENY 3225C Principles of Urban Pest Mgmt.......2
ENY 3521C Tree and Shrub Insects......................3
ENY 3565 Tropical Horticultural Entomology...2
FRC 3212 Introduction to Citrus Culture............4
MCB 2000/L Microbiology and Lab....................4
ORH 3222C Turfgrass Culture...........................4
ORH 3513C Ornamental Plant Identification I ..3
ORH 3514C Ornamental Plant Identification II.3
ORH 4242 Arboriculture................... .............3
ORH 4321 Palm Production and Culture............3
ORH 4932 Plant Nutrition .....................................3
PCB 3043C Introduction to Ecology and Lab.....4
PLP 3151 Biocontrol of Plant Disease& Weeds..3
PLP 3653C Introductory Mycology......................4
PLP 4222C Introductory Plant Virology .............4
PLP 4242C Introduction to Plant Bacteriology...3
PLP 4260C Introduction of Plant Pathogenic
Fun gi ............................................ ............... 4
PLP 4290C Prin. of Plant Disease Diagnosis....... 2
PLS 3221 Plant Propagation ...............................3
PLS 4343 Culture and Production of Aquatic
P lan ts............................................................... 3
PLS 4353 Identification and Ecology of Aquatic
Plants................... ............... ................. 3
SOS 4116 Enviro. Nutrient Management ...........3
VEC 3221 Commercial Production of Warm
Season Vegetables............................................. 4
VEC 3222 Commercial Production of Cool Sea-
son Vegetables................................................... 3
WIS 3401 Wildlife Ecology & Management........3


This specialization is for biological sci-
ences teaching certification. State certifica-
tion requirements change so students
should keep in close contact with the en-
tomology and education advisers to be
sure courses and sequence are applicable.
An overall minimum 2.6 GPA is required.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* 2.5 GPA on math and science courses
for semesters 1-5
* Complete 2 of 5 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
CHM2046, CHM2046L, MAC2233,


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BSC2010, BSC2010L or BOT2010C,
BSC2011, and BSC2011L
Semester 2:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* .Maintain completion of 4 critical
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
* Complete all 5 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
Semester I Credits
Com position (GE-C)............................................... 3
Humanities (GE-H).................................. .... 3
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry I and
Lab (G E-P) ....................................................... 4
MAC 2233 Survey of Calculus (GE-M)............ 3
Elective......................... ................. ........ ...... 3
Total 16
Semester 2 Credits
Humanities (GE)...................................... ........ 3
CHM 2046 and 2046L General Chemistry II
and Lab (GE-P) ............................................. 4
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........ 3
Social and Behavioral Science (GE-S) ................ 3
STA 2122 OR 2023 Statistics I (GE-M)................ 3
Total 16
Semester 3 Credits
BSC 2010 and 2010L Principles of Biology and
Lab (GE-B).................................. .............. 4
AEB 3013 Principles of Food and Resource Eco
OR ECO 2023 Microeconomics OR AEB
2014 Eco Issues Food and You.....................3-4
PHY 2004 and 2004L Applied Physics I and Lab
(GE-P) ............................ .........................
Elective............................. .............. .............. 3
Total 14-15
Semester 4 Credits
BSC 2011 and 2011L Principles of Biology and
Lab (GE-B) .................................. .............. 4
AEE 3033C Writing for Agriculture and Natural
Resources ........................................ .... 3
Humanities or Social and Behav Sciences (GE)* 3
PHY 2005 and 2005L Applied Physics II and Lab
(GE-P) ............................ ............... ................ 4
Total 14


Semester 5 Credits
BOT 3143C Local Flora............... ................. 3
CHM 2200 and 2200L Organic Chemistry and
Lab ................................................................. 4
EDF 3135 The Adolescent............................ 3
EDF 3214 Learning and Cognition........... ...........2
Total 12
Semester 6 Credits
ZOO 2203C Invertebrate Zoology..................... 4
PCB 4044C General Ecology .............................. 4
SCE 4342 Environmental Education Methods
and M aterials......................................... ..... 3
EEX 3070 Teachers and Learners in the Inclusive
School..................................... ................. 3


ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology ............3.
Total 17
Summer Credits
AGR 3303 Genetics............................... ............... 3
MCB 3020 and 3020L Microbiology OR MCB
2000 and MCB 2000L.....................................4-5
Total 7-8
Semester 7 Credits
ENY 4161 Insect Classification.............................. 3
ENY 4660C Medical and Vet Entomology..........3
EDF 3433 Intro Educational Measurement......... 2
PET 2350C Applied Human Physiology OR
PET 2320C Applied Human Anatomy ..........4
Total 12
Semester 8 Credits
EDF 3609 Social and Historical Foundations.....3
ZOO 2303C Vertebrate Zoology ........................4
Approved Electives ................................... .5
Total 12


This specialization prepares students
for professional careers in the ecotourism
industry. This curriculum is appropriate
for students seeking employment with
nature preserves, nature-based theme
parks, and in natural history education or
nature-based recreation. It emphasizes the
nature interpretation component of ecot-
ourism, while including a core of recrea-
tion and tourism, management and
economics, and human ecology courses. A
nature-based internship is required.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
Complete 2 of 5 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, MAC1147,
PHY2020 or PHY2004, BSC2010,
BSC2010L or BOT2010C, and BSC2011
and BSC2011L
Semester 2:
Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
Maintain completion of 4 critical
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
Complete all 5 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
Semester I Credits
Composition (GE-C)............................................... 3
CHM 2045 General Chemistry (GE-P).............. 3
Humanities (GE-H)......................................... 3
MAC 1147 Precalculaus: Algebra/Trigo-
nometry(GE-M).................................. 4
Total 13


Semester 2 Credits
BSC 2010 Principles of Biology I (GE-B)......... 3
BSC 2010L Biology Lab (GE-B)........................ 1
ALS 3203 PC Use in Agriculture......................3
Social and Behavioral Science (GE-S)...............3
Hum anities (GE-H)............................................. 3
Total 13
Semester 3 Credits
BSC 2011 Principles of Biology II (GE-B)........ 3
BSC 2011L Biology II lab (GE-B)..................... 1
Hum anities (GE-H) ............................................. 3
PHY 2004 Applied Physics I (GE-P) OR PHY
2020 Intro Physics (GE-P) ......................... 3
Social and Behavioral Science ..........................3
Total 13
Semester 4 Credits
AEB 3013 Principles of Food and Resource Eco
OR ECO 2023 Microeconomics OR AEB
2014 Eco Issues Food and You.................... 3-4
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication ........3
AEE 3033C Writing for Ag and Natural
Resources ..................................... ............... 3
Electives ............................. ................. ............ ... 3
Total 12-13
Summer Credits
ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology ............3
Invertebrate Animal elective*.......................... 3-4
Elective .......................... .............. ................ 3
Total 9-10
Semester 5 Credits
ENY 4161 Insect Classification..............................3
Human Ecology elective*.................................. 3
Plant Identification elective*............................ 3-4
Elective.......................... .............. ................ 3
Total 12-13
Semester 6 Credits
Vertebrate Animal elective*............................. 3-4
Ecology elective*................................................ 3-4
Physical Science elective*................................. 3-4
Recreation and Tourism elective*....................3
Total 12-15
Summer Credits
ENY 4941 Practical Work Exp/Internship.... 6-10
Semester 7 Credits
Management and Economics elective*............ 3-4
Recreation and Tourism elective*...................3
ENY 4660 Medical and Veterinary Entomology 3
Elective ....................................... ...... .... 4
Total 13-14
Semester 8 Credits
Management and Economics elective*............ 3-4
Vertebrate Animal elective*............................... 3-4
ENY 4453 Behavioral Ecology and Systematics.3
Human Ecology Elective*....................................6
Total 15-17
*Elective options
Biophysical Resources (credits = 15-10;
at least one course from each group)
Invertebrate Animal electives
ENY 3030C Insect Field Biology .......................3
ZOO 3203C Invertebrate Zoology ....................4
Vertebrate Animal electives
WIS 3401 Wildlife Ecology and Management....3
ZOO 2303C Vertebrate Zoology .......................4
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ZOO 4473C Avian Biology.................................... 4
Plant Identification electives
BOT 2710 Practical Plant Taxonomy ................... 3
BOT 3143 Local Flora ............................. ............ 3
FNR 3131C Dendrology/Forest Plants............... 4
Physical Science electives
GEO 2200 Physical Geography ............................ 3
GLY 2010C Physical Geology............................... 4
GLY 2100C Historical Geology............................. 4
SOS 3022 Introduction to Soils in the Environ-
m ent ............................ ...... ... ............... 3
Ecology electives
FOR 3153C Forest Ecology.................................. 3
PCB 3043C Introduction to Ecology.................... 4
PCB 4044C General Ecology .............................. 4
Human and Social Dimensions (credits
= 18-20; at least 2 courses from each group)
Recreation and Tourism electives
LEI 3250 Intro to Outdoor Recreation and Parks3
LEI 3546 Park Management.................................. 3
LEI 3830 Principles of Travel and Tourism........ 3
LEI 4833 Ecotourism............................ ..... 3
Management and Economics electives
ECO 2013 Macroeconomics.................................. 3
ECO 3203 Intermediate Macroeconomics........... 4
FNR 4623C Integrated Natural Resource Man-
agem ent.............................................................. 3
LEI 3843 Commercial Recreation....................... 3
LEI4570 Revenue Resources Management........ 3
MAN 3025 Principles of Management............ 4
Human Ecology electives
ANT 2402 Intro to Applied Anthropology......... 3
ANT 4185 Principles of Archeology................... 3
ANT 2410 Cultural Anthropology...................... 3
BOT 2800C Plants in Human Affairs................... 3
WIS 4523 Human Dimensions of Natural
Resource Conservation.................................... 3


This specialization is for entry to the
pest control industry. Students receive
instruction about arthropods, nematodes,
plant diseases and weeds with reference to
the pest problems in residential and com-
mercial property. A business curriculum
prepares students for management re-
sponsibilities. Students planning to attend
graduate school should consult an adviser
for appropriate math, chemistry and phys-
ics courses.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 2 of 5 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
MAC1147, PHY2020 or PHY2004,
BSC2010, BSC2010L or BOT2010C,
and BSC2011 and BSC2011L
Semester 2:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs


Semester 4:
* Maintain completion of 4 critical
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
Complete all 5 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
Semester 1 Credits
Com position (GE) ................................................3
BSC 2010 and 2010L Principles of Biology I
and Lab (GE-B) ............................................. 4
Humanities (GE-H).................................. .............. 3
MAC 1147 Pre-Calculus: Algebra/Trig (GE-M)4
Total 14
Semester 2 Credits
BSC 2011 and 2011L Principles of Biology II
and Lab (GE-B) ............................................. 4
CHM 1025 Introduction to Chemistry ............2.
Humanities (GE) ........................................ ...3
Social and behavioral science (GE-S)................... 3
Total 12
Semester 3 Credits
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry 1 and
Lab (GE-P) .................................. .............. 4
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........3
Social and behavioral science (GE-S)............... 3
Humanities (GE-H)............................ .............. 3
Total 13
Semester 4 Credits
PHY 2004 and PHY 2004L Applied Physics and
lab OR PHY 2020 Intro to Principles of
Physics (GE-P)......................................... .3-4
ECO 2023 Microeconomics OR AEB 3013 Prin-
ciples of Food and Resource Economics ....3-4
ALS 3203 PC Use in Agriculture (NOT Gordon
Rule) or CIS 3020 Introduction to CIS
(G E-M ) .......................................... ............... 3
AEE 3033C Writing for Agriculture and Natural
Resources..................................... .......... 3
Total 12-14
Summer Credits
ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology (GE-B).... 3
ENY 3222C Biology and ID of Urban Pests........ 3
Business Elective......................................... ............ 3
Total 9
Semester 5 Credits
ENY 4161 Insect Classification..............................3
MCB 2000 and 2000L Microbiology and lab OR
PLP 3002C Fund. Of Plant Pathology ...........4
ORH 3513C Envir. Plant Ident. and Use............. 3
Business Elective................................................... 3
Total 13
Semester 6 Credits
BCN 1210 Construction Materials........................ 3
PMA 3010 Fund of Pest Manag........................3
FOS 4222 and 4222L Food Microbiology and lab
OR SOS 3022 Introduction to Soils in the
Environm ent.............................. ..............3-4
Elective.............................................................. 4
Total 13-14
Summer Credits
ENY 3225C Principles Urban Pest Mgmt............3
ENY 4228 Pesticide Application........................3
Business Electives ...................................................3
Total 9


Semester 7 Credits
NEM 3002 Principles of Nematology .............3
PLS 4601 Weed Science ..........................................3
ENY 4660 Medical and Vet Entomology.............3
Business Elective ....................................................3
Total 12
Semester 8 Credits
BCN 3223C Construction Tech Superstructures 3
EES 3000 Environmental Science and Humanity3
Business Electives............................ ......... .. 3
Approved Electives..............................................4
Total 13
Approved Business Electives
Select a minimum of 12 credits from the
following:
ADV 3000 Elements of Advertising..................3
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Manage-
ment........................... .......................... 3
AEB 3424 Human Resource Management in
A gribusiness .................................. .............3
AEB 3144 Introduction to Agricultural Finance 3
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law.................................. 3
AEB 4124 Legal Issues for Agriculture and
A gribusiness ......................................................1
ALS 4085 Agricultural Risk Management and
the L aw .......................................................... 2
BUL 4310 Legal Environment of Business..........4
MAN 3025 Principles of Management.............4
MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing .................4
PUR 3000 Introduction to Public Relations ........3
Suggested Electives
ORH 3222C Turfgrass Culture..............................3
ORH 4236 Landscape and Turfgrass Manage-
m ent..................................... .............. ........... .....3
FOS 4204 Food Safety and Sanitation..................2
ENY 3541 Tree and Shrub Insects.........................3
PLP 3103C Control of Plant Diseases................3
Entomology and Nematology Minor
Students in other departments may
work toward a minor by completing the
following:
* a minimum of 15 credits with a C or
better in each course
* at least 9 credits of 3-4000 level work
(exclusive of practical problems)
* no more than three credits of practical
problems.
ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology ............3
ENY 4161 Insect Classification.............................. 3
ENY 4660C Medical and Veterinary Entomol-
ogy OR ENY 3222C Biology and Identifica-
tion of Urban Pests......................................... 3
AND
ENY 3225C Principles of Urban Pest Manage-
m ent.................................. .............. ............ ....3
ENY or NEM Electives and Special Problems3-6

Additional credits in entomology must
be approved by the department. Students
wishing to specialize in nematology may
do so by completing six hours (NEM 3002,
NEM 5705 or acceptable practical prob-
lem).


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Family, Youth and
Community Sciences
Fycs-degreeprograms.ifas.ufl.edu
This interdisciplinary applied social sci-
ence major prepares students for careers in
professions that strengthen families, children
and youth, and communities. This includes
family life education, youth development,
human services, community development,
and extension education. Students receive
the training needed to understand and assist
youth, families, and communities by taking
foundational courses in sociology, psychol-
ogy, and economics; advanced courses in
youth, family, and community development
and issues; and specialized courses empha-
sizing critical prevention and intervention
skills.
Students must earn a C or better in all
3000-4000 level core courses and SYG 2000,
PSY 2012 and SDS 4410 or SOP 3004. A 2.25
GPA in the core courses is required for
graduation. Students must also earn a C or
better in area of specialization electives,
which should be at the 3000-4000 level. Stu-
dents should consult the undergraduate
coordinator's office, 3041 McCarty, for refer-
ral to an adviser.



To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
Complete 1 of 9 critical courses ex-
cluding labs BSC2007 and BSC2009L;
SYG2000; CHM1083 or PHY2020;
MAC1147; AEB2014 or AEB3103 or
EC02023, or ECO 2013; PSY2012;
AEE3030C; STA2023; AEE3033C or
ENC2210.
Semester 2:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 9
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
Complete 4 additional courses of the 9
courses excluding labs. PSY2012 and
SYG2000 must be completed with a
grade of C or better
Semester 4:
Complete 1 additional course of 9
courses
Semester 5:
Have completed all 9 critical tracking
courses including associated labs
Semester 1 Credits
Composition (GE) ............................ ................ 3
H um anities (GE) .................................... ........... 3
BSC 2007 and 2009L Biological Sciences and
Lab (GE-B)........................................ .... 4
Electives............................................................ 6
Total 16


Semester 2 Credits
SYG 2000 Principles of Sociology (GE-S)........ 3
CHM 1083 Consumer Chemistry (GE-P) OR
PHY 2020 Intro Prin of Physics ................... 3
MAC 1147 Precalculus: Algebra & Trigonome-
try OR MAC 1140 Precalculus Algebra
AND MAC 1114 Trigonometry (GE-M)..4-5
Electives ............................... .. ............. 5
Total 15-16
Semester 3 Credits
Humanities (GE)...................................... ... ...3
AEB 2014 Economic Issues: Food and You OR
AEB 3013 Principles of Food and Resource
Economics OR ECO 2023 Microeconomics
OR ECO 2013 Macroeconomics ..............3-4
PSY 2012 General Psychology (GE-S) .............. 3
AEE 3030C Oral Communication OR SPC2600
Public Speaking ..................................... 3
Elective....................................................3
Total 15-16
Semester 4 Credits
BSC 2008 OR FOS 2001 OR HUN 2201 Physical
and Biological Science (GE-B)....................... 3
STA 2023 Statistics (GE-M)............................ 3
AEE 3033C Writing for Agriculture and Natu-
ral Resources OR ENC 2210 Technical
W writing .................................... ............. .. 3
Electives ............................... ..................
Total 14
Semester 5 Credits
FYC 3001 Introduction to Family, Youth, and
Community Sciences (GE-S) ........................... 4
AEE 3414 Leadership Development..................3.
SDS 4410 Interpersonal Communication Or SOP
3004 Social Psychology ............................. ......3
Approved Electives (see adviser)....................... 6
Total 16
Semester 6 Credits
FYC 3101 Parenting and Family Development
OR SYG 2430 Marriage and Family (GE-S, 1)3
FYC 3201 Foundations of Youth Development .3
FYC 3401 Introduction to Social and Economic
Perspectives on the Community ....................3
Area of specialization electives (see adviser)'.... 6
Total 15
Summer Credits
FYC 4941 Practicum in Family, Youth, and
Community Sciences (see adviser). .............. 2
Semester 7 Credits
FYC 3112 Contemporary Family Problems and
Interventions.............................. ................3
FYC 4212 Contemporary Youth Problems and
Solutions ......................................................... ... 3
FYC 4126 Urban and Rural America
in Transition...................... ................ 3
Area of specialization electives (see adviser)'....3
Total 12
Semester 8 Credits
AEE 4500 Program Development and Evalua-
tion in Human Resource Programs ...............3
AEB 4284 Human Resource Policy ...................3.
FYC 4801 Applied Social Research Methods...... 4
Area of specialization electives (see adviser) '....5
Total 15
'Students should see an adviser for ap-
proved area of specialization electives.


Courses for the area of specialization must
be at the 3000-4000 level with a grade of C
or above
Family, Youth and Community Sciences
(FYCS) Minor
The FYCS minor is designed to give
students an introduction to the core areas
of family, youth and community. This mi-
nor will be particularly useful to students
whose career plans include working with
people in a variety of settings. A minimum
of 15 credit hours are required and include
four core FYCS courses plus one elective,
which may be selected from FYCS courses
or from an approved list of courses.

Required Courses 13 credits:
FYC3001 Introduction to Family, Youth and
Community Sciences ........................................ 4
FYC3101 Issues in Parenting and Family
Development OR FYC3112 Contemporary
Family Problems and Intervention ............3
FYC3201 Foundations of Youth Dev.................3
FYC3401 Introduction to Social and Economic
Perspectives on the Community.....................3

Elective (3 credits)*
Any additional FYCS course OR select one from
the approved Area of Specialization (AOS)
courses.
*Students must meet prerequisites as
required.
AOS Child and Youth Development
Approved Courses
Theoretical Foundations
DEP 3053 Developmental Psychology
DEP 4115 Infant Psychology
DEP 4163 Cognitive Psychology
DEP 4503 Adolescent Psychology
EDF 3115 Child Development for Inclusive
Education
EDF 3112 The Young Child
EDF 3214 Learning and Cognition in
Education
SYP 3510 Deviance
SYP 4530 Juvenile Delinquency
SYP 4550 Alcohol, Drugs and Society

Applications
LIT 4331 Children's Literature
LIT 4332 Literature for Young Children
LIT 4333 Literature for the Adolescent

Recreation
LEI3400 Recreation Programming and Leader-
ship
LEI 3250 Introduction to Outdoor Recreation
and Parks
LEI3320 Leadership and Social Recreation
LEI 3331 Camp Administration and Programs
LEI 3335 Camp Counseling
LEI 3705 Leisure Services for People with Dis-
abilities
LEI 3705 Leisure Services for People with Dis-
abilities
LEI 3703 Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation
LEI 3820 Leisure Education and Counseling
LEI 3843 Commercial Recreation


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PET 3203 Foundations and Principles of Coach-
ing
PET 3810 Recreational Activities 1 Teaching
Methods
PET 3811 Recreational Activities 2 Teaching
Methods
PET 3820 Team Sports 1 Teaching Methods
PET 3821 Team Sports 2 Teaching Methods
AOS Human Services Approved
Courses
SOP 3004 Social Psychology
SOP 4504 Interpersonal Relations and Group
Processes
DEP 3053 Development Psychology
EAB 3764 Applied Behavior Analysis
SYD 4810 Sociology of Women
SYO 3534 Poverty
SYO 4102 American Families
SYP 3510 Deviance
SYP 4550 Alcohol, Drugs and Society
PUP 3002 Current Controversies in Public Pol-
icy
PUP 4313 Minorities and Change in American
Politics
CCJ 4683* Intimate Violence
SDS 6938* Counseling for Non-Majors
AOS Certified Family Life Education
Track (CFLE) Approved Courses
EDF 3212 The Young Child
FYC 4003 Family Financial Management
FYC 4114 Ethical Issues in Family, Youth and
Community Sciences
FYC 4503 Methods of Family Life Education
SYG 2430 Marriage and Family
SYP 4730 Sociology of Aging and Life Course
ANT 2301 Human Sexuality and Culture
AOS Public Policy Approved
Courses
AEB 4285 State and Local Government Policy
for Rural Areas
URP 4000 Preview of Urban and Regional Plan-
ning
PAD 3003 Public Administration
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law
PUR 3000 Principles of Public Relations
AEB 4126 Agricultural and Natural Resource
Ethics
SYD 3410 Urban Sociology
PUP 3002 Current Controversies in Public Pol-
icy
PUP 4008 Analyzing Public Policy

Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
www.ifas.ufl.edu/~fishweb/
The department offers a minor in fisher-
ies and aquatic sciences (FAS). The minor
consists of a minimum of 15 semester cred-
its with a grade of C or better. A minimum
of nine semester credits must be completed
at UF. Students pursuing a minor in FAS
must complete at least three FAS courses
of three or more credits each at the 3000-
level or higher. A maximum of three cred-
its of FAS 4905 (Problems in Fisheries and
Aquatic Sciences) may be applied toward
the 15-credit minimum for the minor, but
may not be used to fulfill the nine credits


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of 3000-level or higher. No courses in the
minor may be taken under the S-U option.
Students applying for the minor must ob-
tain written approval from their academic
adviser and the undergraduate coordina-
tor in FAS at least two semesters before
graduation.

FAS 2024 Global and Regional Perspectives in
Fisheries............................ .... ............. .... 3
FAS 4202C Biology of Fishes............................... 4
FAS 4305C Introduction to Fishery Science........ 3
FAS 4405C Principles of Aquaculture ................ 4
FAS 4905 Problems in Fisheries and Aquatic
Sciences........................ .............1-3, m ax 3
FAS 4932 Special Topics in Fisheries and
Aquatic Sciences................................ 1-4, max 8
Appropriate courses in other depart-
ments can be used to meet the additional
six credits required in the FAS minor, for
example: ZOO 4403C, ZOO 4404C, EES
4201, SOS 4242, OCE 3016, or appropriate
courses with permission of the FAS under-
graduate coordinator.

Food and Resource Economics
www.fred.ifas.ufl.edu
The Department of Food and Resource
Economics (FRE) offers three specializa-
tions. Students should consult an adviser
for approval of electives.
To graduate, FRE majors must complete
all college and department requirements in
effect at the time they entered the college
and earn a GPA of at least 2.25 in all AEB
courses.
Students who have completed 30 credit
hours, but fewer than 60 credit hours, are
required to complete mathematics through
Pre-Calculus (MAC 1147 or equivalent)
before admission to the college. Students
who have completed 60 credit hours or
more are required to complete mathemat-
ics through calculus (MAC 2233 or equiva-
lent) before admission to the college.
All Specializations


To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 1 of 7 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM1083, MAC2233,
STA2023, AEB3103, ACG2021C,
ACG2071, BSC2007, BSC2009L
Semester 2:
* Complete 1 additional courses of the 7
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 7
courses excluding labs. MAC2233
must be 1 of the 3 courses needed


Semester 4:
* Complete 1 additional course of 6
courses AEB3103 must be 1 of the 4
courses needed
Semester 5:
* Complete all 7 critical tracking courses
including associated labs


Scotoci-or 1


Com position (GE)*.............................. ............. 3
Humanities (GE)*..................................................3
MAC 1147 Pre-Calculus: Algebra and Trigo-
nometry(GE-M ) ............................................ 4
Electives ........................................ ............ .5
Total 15
Semester 2 Credits
Humanities (GE)* .......................................... 3
MAC 2233 Survey of Calculus I (GE-M)* ........ 3
ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics............3
BSC 2007 and 2009L Biological Science I and
Lab (GE)**..................................... .............. 4
Elective....................................... 3
Total 15
Semester 3 Credits
Social and Behavioral Science Or Humanities
(GE)* ......................................... .. 3
STA 2023 Intro to Statistics (GE-M).................. 3
Biological Science (GE)**........................................ 3
AEE 3033C Writing for Ag and Nat. Resources.3
ACG 2021C Financial Accounting......................4
Total 16
Semester 4 Credits
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........3
AEB 3103 Principles of Food and Resource
Economics (GE-S)***............................... 4
ACG 2071 Managerial Accounting.................... 3
CHM 1083 Consumer Chemistry (GE-P)**......3
Elective............................................. ...............
Total 14
*Order in which these courses are
taken is not important.
**College requirements that also meet
the general education requirements for
physical and biological sciences.
***College requirement that also meets
the general education requirement for
social and behavioral science.


This specialization is for students with
interests in agribusiness management,
marketing or finance. There also are op-
portunities with major agribusiness firms,
commercial banks, the Farm Credit Ser-
vice, insurance, sales, and appraisal firms.
An off-campus degree program in agri-
business management is available through
the Fort Pierce Research and Education
Center.
Semester 5 Credits
AEB 3114L Ag Computer Applications ..............1
AEB 3510 Quantitative Methods in FRE .............2
AEB 3300 Agricultural and Food Marketing......3
Approved College of Ag. Course (see adviser) 3-4
Approved Electives.................................................5
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Semester 6 Credits
AEB 3550 Agricultural Data Analysis ............. 2
AEB 3133 Prin of Agribusiness Mgmt ................ 3
AEB 3144 Intro to Agricultural Finance.............. 3
AEB 4342 Agribusiness Food Marketing/Mgmt3
AEB 42xx FRE policy course .......................... 3
Total 14
Semester 7 Credits
"Specialized Core" AEB 3341 Selling Strategi-
cally or AEB 4424 Human Resource Mgmt.. 3
AEB 4141 Advanced Agribusiness Mgmt.......... 3
Specialization Elective............................... ... 3
AEB 4334 Ag Price Analysis ............................... 3
Approved Elective............................... ............... 4
Total 16
Semester 8 Credits
AEB 4325 Contemporary Issues in Agribusiness3
Specialization Elective.............................. 3
ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics OR
ECO 3704 Internat Macroeconomics ............. 3
Approved Electives............................................... 7
Total 16
Specialization electives from these
courses:
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law .................................. 3
AEB 3142 Rural Property Appraisal.................... 3
AEB 3315 Futures Markets and Risk
Management in Agriculture ........................... 3
AEB 4343 International Agribusiness
M arketing................ ............ ............ 3
AEB 3341 Selling Strategically.............................. 3
AEB 4424 Human Resources Management in
A gribusiness................................. .............. 3
AEB 4124 Legal Issues for Agriculture and
Agribusiness............................... ......... ....... 1
AEB 4380 Ag Marketing Strategies...................... 3
AEB 3111 Linear Programming in Ag................ 3
AEB 4309 Food Wholesale Retail...................... 3



Students receive a broad background in
social sciences, management and physical
sciences. This diversity provides the skills
for an entry-level position with a govern-
ment agency or an environmental consult-
ing firm.
Semester 5 Credits
AEB 3114L Ag. Computer Applications............. 1
AEB 3450 Nat Resource and Env Economics..... 3
AEB 3510 Quantitative Methods in FRE............. 2
Approved College of Ag course (see adviser)..3-4
Approved Electives.............................................5-6
Total 14-16
Semester 6 Credits
AEB 3550 Agricultural Data Analysis................. 2
AEB 4274 Nat Resource and Environ Policy...... 3
AEB 4452 Adv. Nat. Resource and
Environmental Economics............................ 3
Specialization Electives.......................................... 3
Approved Electives ................................................ 4
Total 15


Semester 7 Credits
AEB 42xx FRE Policy.............................................. 3
ECP 3703 Managerial Economics .......................4.
Specialization Electives ......................:.................. 6
Approved Electives ................................................2
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
AEB 4454 Contemporary Issues in Natural Re-
sources ....................... .......... ........... .3
ECO 3704 Internat Macroeconomics....................4
Specialization Electives.......................................... 3
Approved Electives ................................................5
Total 15
Specialization electives: select 12 cred-
its, one from each group, plus one from
any group:
Social Sciences
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law...................................3
AEB 4126 Politics and Ethics in Agriculture ......3
ECO 3532 Public Choice.............................. ..3
ECP 4403 Government Regulation of Business .3
GEO 3502 Economic Geography.......................... 3
GEO 3370 Conservation of Resources ...............3
GEO 4620 Land Use and Urban Form.............. 3
PUP 3204 Politics and Ecology ............................3
Management
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Manage-
m en t.....................................................................3
AEB 3144 Introduction to Agricultural Finance 3
ECO 4504 Public Finance.....................................3
MAN 3025 Principles of Management ................4
Physical Sciences
AGR 3001 Food, Society and Environment........ 3
ALS 3133 Agricultural and Environmental
Q quality ................................................................3
EES 3008 Energy and Environment ..................... 3
ENV 4601 Environmental Resources Manage-
m en t.....................................................................3
EES 3000 Environmental Science & Humanity..3
EES 4050 Evir. Plan & Design ...............................3
GLY 2030 Environmental Geology ......................3


This specialization provides a broad
background in an area of specialty. Many
who choose this specialization are prepar-
ing for entry into an agricultural econom-
ics graduate program.
Semester 5 Credits
AEB 3114L Ag Computer Applications ..............1
AEB 3510 Quantitative Methods.......................... 2
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness.................3
Approved College of Ag course (see adviser)...... 3
Approved Electives ..............................................6
Total 15
Semester 6 Credits
AEB 3300 Agricultural and Food Markets.......... 3
AEB 3550 Agricultural Data Analysis ..............2...
AEB 42xx FRE policy course .................................3
Specialization Electives .................................... 5
Approved Electives ................................................2
Total 15


Semester 7 Credits
AEB 3144/AEB 3450 Nat. Res. and Environ-
mental Economics ..................................... ........3
AEB 42xx FRE policy course..................................3
ECO 3101 Intermediate Microeconomics ............4
Specialization Electives ................................3
Approved Electives........................ ...............2
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
AEB 4334 Ag Price Analysis ........................... .......3
ECO 3704 Internat Macroeconomics..................4
Specialization Electives ..........................................2
Approved Electives................................ .....6
Total 15
Specialization electives choose any
AEB course not listed as required to com-
plete the balance of the 120 credit hours
required for graduation.
Agricultural Law Minor
This minor provides a foundation for
students to better understand the laws and
regulations governing both professional
and personal agricultural related pursuits.
Required courses
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law................................ ...3
ALS 4085 Risk Management and the Law ..........2
AEB 4124 Legal Issues for Agriculture................1
Select nine credit hours from the following:
AEB 4224 U.S. Food and Agricultural Policy .....3
AEB 4242 International Trade Policy ............3
AEB 4274 Natural Resource and Environmental
Policy................................ ............. ................. 3
AEB 4283 International Development Policy .....3
AEB 4424 Human Resource Management ..........4
BUL 4310 The Legal Environment of Business ..4
FOS 4731 Gov. Regulations and the Food
Industry ........................................................ 2
Management and Sales in Agribusiness
Minor
This minor provides a basic under-
standing of and skill level in sales and
management techniques in agribusiness.
The student's academic adviser and the
undergraduate coordinator of the Depart-
ment of Food and Resource Economics
must approve specific courses in the minor
at least one semester before graduation.
AEB 3103 does not count toward the minor
and a minimum 2.0 GPA for all courses in
the minor is required.
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness
Management ......................................... ...3
AEB 3341 Selling Strategically ............................3
Select at least one course from the fol-
lowing:
AEB 3144 Introduction to Agricultural Finance.3
AEB 3300 Agricultural and Food Marketing......3
Select six 9-credit hours from the fol-
lowing':
AEB 3144 Introduction to Agricultural
Finance ....................... .......... ......... .. 3
AEB 4141 Advanced Agribusiness
Management ......................................... ....3
AEB 4314 Terminal Markets and Commodity
Exchanges ...................................... .............. 1


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AEB 4342 Agribusiness and Food Marketing
M anagem ent................................. ........ ........ 3
AEB 4932 Agribusiness Practicum................ 1-3
AEB 3315 Futures Markets and Risk Manage-
ment in Agriculture..................... .............. 3
AEB 4325 Contemporary Issues in
Agribusiness............................... ................ 3
AEB 4242 International Trade Policy in Ag ....... 3
AEB 4343 International Agribusiness
M arketing.............. ............. ............... 3
AEB 4424 Human Resources Management in
Agribusiness................................. ................ 3
MAN 3025 Principles of Management............... 4
' Students must take either AEB 3144 OR
AEB 3300. If the student completes AEB
3144, then AEB 3300 may be counted as part
of the six credit hours.
Agricultural and Natural Resources
Ethics and Policy Minor
This minor serves as additional prepa-
ration for careers in education, business,
law or politics.

AEB 4126 Agricultural and Natural Resource
Ethics............................................................ 3
Courses from Ethics, Social and Political Analy-
sis Cluster.......................... ............................ 6
Courses from the Agriculture and Natural Re-
sources Cluster................................................ 6
Ethics, Social and Political Analysis
Cluster
ANT 4255 Rural People in Modem World......... 3
PAD 4604 Administrative Law and Regulatory
Politics ......................................... .......... ...... 3
PHM 3032 Ethics and Ecology.............................. 3
PHM 3202 Political Philosophy........................... 3
POT 3001 Introduction to Political Theory......... 3
PUP 3204 Politics and Ecology........................... 3
SYD 3441 Rural Sociology..................................... 3
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Cluster
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law ................. .... 3
AEB 3450 Introduction to Natural Resource and
Environmental Economics.............................. 3
AEB 4224 U.S. Food and Agricultural Policy..... 3
AEB 4274 Natural Resource and Environmental
P olicy ............................................................... 3
AEB 4452 Advanced Natural Resource and
Environmental Economics.............................. 3
AEB 4454 Contemporary Issues in Natural Re-
source and Environmental Economics.......... 3
AGR 3001 Environment, Food and Scarcity....... 3
ALS 3133 Ag and Environmental Quality.......... 3
EES 3008 Energy and Environment.................... 3
EES 4050 Envir. Plan & Design............................. 3
FOR 3004 Forests, Conservation and People..... 3
FOR 3153C Forest Ecology............................. 3
FNR 4660C Natural Resource Policy and Ad-
m inistration ........................................ ............. 3
Food and Resource Economics Minor
The student's academic adviser and the
undergraduate coordinator in FRE must
approve specific courses in the minor at
least two semesters before graduation.
AEB 3103 does not apply toward the mi-


nor. This minor consists of a minimum of
15 credit hours.
Prerequisites Summary: No prerequi-
sites are required for AEB 3133, MAN
3025, AEB 4123, AEB 4126, or FOR 2662.
The following courses require AEB 3103 or
ECO 2023: AEB 3450, AEB 4274, and FOR
4541. AEB 4454 requires AEB 4452, AEB
3510, and AEB 3550. FNR 4660C requires
the student to have a 3 or 4 classification.

Food Science and Human
Nutrition
fshn.ifas.ufl.edu
The Department of Food Science and
Human Nutrition offers three specializa-
tions: food science, dietetics, and nutri-
tional sciences. Students take a common
core of courses, required courses for the
specialization and electives. Students
should consult an adviser for guidance
and approval of electives. A minimum 2.5
GPA is required in science and math
courses for admission to and continuation
in each specialization.


Food science deals with the effects of
composition, handling, and processing of
foods on their quality, safety, and nutri-
tional value. The curriculum provides an
opportunity to enter the food industry or
government agencies. The program is ap-
proved by the Institute of Food Technolo-
gists and offers preparation for graduate
studies. Students acquire a solid back-
ground in biology, chemistry, and process-
ing and are encouraged to minor in
business, chemistry or engineering.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* 2.5 GPA on all critical tracking courses
for semester 1-5
* Complete 1 of 5 critical courses -
excluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
CHM2046, CHM2046L, MAC2311,
BSC2010, BSC2010L, BSC2011,
BSC2011L
Semester 2:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
Complete all 5 critical tracking courses
including associated labs


Semester 1 Credits
CHM 2045 and CHM 2045L General Chemis-
try and lab (GE-P)......................................... 4
Composition (GE)...................................... ..... .3
Humanities* (GE-H) ............................................... 3
Electives ............................................................. 2
Social and behavioral science* (GE-S)..................3
Total 15
Semester 2 Credits
CHM 2046 and 2046L General Chemistry and
Qual. Anal and Lab (GE-P)......................... 4
MAC 2311 Calculus I (GE-M) ..........................
Humanities* (GE-H) ...............................................3
Economics (ECO 2013 or ECO 2023 or AEB 3103
or AEB 2014) (GE-S)...................................... 3-4
Total 14-15
Semester 3 Credits
BSC 2010 and 2010L Principles of Biology I
and Lab (GE-B) ............................................. 4
MAC 2312 Calculus II (GE-M) ............................4.
Humanities or Social/Behav* (GE-H or S)..........3
Elective........................................................... 3
Total 14
Semester 4 Credits
BSC 2011 and 2011L Principles of Biology II
and Lab (GE-B) ............................................. 4
Phy 2004 and 2004L Applied Physics 1 and Lab
(GE-P)....................................... ... .............. 4
STA 2023 Intro to Statistics (GE-M)...................3
Elective............................ ................... ...... ....4
Total 15
Semester 5 Credits
CHM 2200 and 2200L Organic Chemistry and
Lab ....................................... ........... ............. ....4
AOM 4062 Principles of Food Engineering ........4
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication ........3
AEB 3114L Intro to Agricultural Computer
Applications................................ ................ 1
Approved Elective ................................... .......3
Total 15
Semester 6 Credits
FOS 4311 and 4311L Food Chemistry and Lab..4
MCB 2000 & 2000L Microbiology & Lab.............4
HUN 2201 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition.3
FOS 4731 Government Regulations and the
Food Industry ................................................. 2
Approved Elective ...........................................3.
Total 16
Semester 7 Credits
BCH 3025 Fund of Biochemistry .....................4
FOS 4321C Food Analysis......................................4
FOS 4722C Quality Control in Food Sys.............3
AEE 3033C Writing for Agricultural and Natu-
ral Resources ........................................ ............. 3
Total 14
Semester 8 Credits
FOS 4427C Principles of Food Processing...........4
FOS 4222 and 4222L Food Microbiology & Lab.5
FOS 4435C Food Product Development..............3
Approved Elective ...............................................4
Total 16
Approved electives must be taken to
complete the 120 credit hours necessary for
graduation. Suggested electives include


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(but are not restricted to): analytical chem-
istry and business.


The didactic program in dietetics (DPD)
is a science-based undergraduate program.
Upon successful completion of the aca-
demic program, the student is eligible to
apply for a supervised practice program
(internship), which provides an in-depth
practice experience in the field of dietetics.
The DPD at UF is currently accredited by
the Commission on Accreditation for Die-
tetics Education (CADE) of the American
Dietetic Association. It includes courses in
nutrition, biology, chemistry, biochemis-
try, physiology, food science, and food
service management, in addition to general
education courses in social science, hu-
manities, and communication.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
2.5 GPA on all critical tracking courses
for semester 1-5
Complete 1 of 5 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
CHM2046, CHM2046L, MAC1147,
BSC2010, BSC2010L, BSC2011,
BSC2011L
Semester 2:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
Complete 2 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
Complete all 5 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
Semester 1 Credits
CHM 2045 and CHM 2045L General Chemis-
try and lab (GE-P).......................................... 4
Composition (GE-C)............................................... 3
Hum anities (GE-H).............................. .............. 3
Electives............................................... ............. 2
Social and Behavioral Science (GE-S) ................ 3
Total 15
Semester 2 Credits
CHM 2046 and 2046L General Chemistry and
Qual. Anal. and Lab (GE-P).......................... 4
MAC 1147 Pre-calculus: Algebra and Trigo-
nometry (GE-M ) ............................................. 4
Economics (ECO 2013 or ECO 2023 or AEB 3103
or AEB 2014) (GE-S) ......................................3-4
Hum anities (GE-H).............................. .............. 3
Total 14-15


Semester 3 Credits
BSC 2010 and 2010L Principles of Biology I
and Lab (GE-B)............................................. 4
PSY 2012 General Psychology............................... 3
Humanities (GE-H) or Social/Behavioral Sci-
ence (G E-S)....................................... ............ 3
Approved Elective............................................... 4
Total 14
Semester 4 Credits
BSC 2011 and 2011L Principles of Biology II
and Lab (GE-B).................................. 4
STA 2023 Intro to Statistics (GE-M) ...................3.
HUN 2201 Fund of Human Nutrition ............... 3
MCB 2000 and 2000L Microbiology and Lab
(G E-B)........................................ ....................... 4
Total 14
Semester 5 Credits
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry ............................. 3
AEE 3414 Leadership Development in Agricul-
tural and Natural Resources .......................3
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........3
FOS 3042 Intro Food Science................................. 3
HSC 3032 Foundations of Health Science
Education .............................................. ............. 3
Total 15
Semester 6 Credits
HUN 3403 Nutrition through the Life Cycle...... 2
DIE 3310 Community Nutrition..........................2
AEE 3033C Writing for Ag and Natural Re-
sources ................................................. .... 3
CHM 2211 and 2211L Organic Chemistry and
Lab .................................... ............ .............. 5
PET 2350C Applied Human Physiology.............4
Total 16
Semester 7 Credits
HUN 4445 Nutrition and Disease I.................2.
DIE 4245C Medical Nutrition Therapy Applica-
tions I.................................................... 2
BCH 3025 Fund of Biochemistry ........................4.
DIE 4125 Food Systems Management ................. 3
DIE 4125L Food Systems Management Lab....... 2
Elective ............................................. ............ .... 1
DIE 4505 Dietetics Seminar .................................
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
HUN 4446 Nutrition and Disease II...............2.
DIE 4246C Medical Nutrition Therapy Applica-
tions II...........................................................
HUN 3221 Nutrition and Metabolism.................3
FOS 4311 Food Chemistry ..................................... 3
FOS 4310L Experimental Foods Lab.................... 1
AEB 3144 Intro to Agricultural Finance ..............3
DIE 4436 Nutrition Counseling and
Communication.................. .............. 2
Total 16
Approved electives must be taken to
complete the 120 hours necessary for
graduation. Suggested electives include
(but are not limited to): education, chemis-
try, exercise science, health science educa-
tion, and business.


Nutritional sciences offers background
in the biological and chemical sciences,
and prepares students for graduate study


and research. This pre-professional cur-
riculum is appropriate for medical, dental
or other professional health programs.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* 2.5 GPA on all critical tracking courses
for semester 1-5
* Complete 1 of 5 critical courses exclud-
ing labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
CHM2046, CHM2046L, MAC2311,
BSC2010, BSC2010L, BSC2011,
BSC2011L
Semester 2:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
Complete all 5 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
Semester 1 Credits
CHM 2045 and 2045LGeneral Chemistry and
lab (GE-P) ................................... ........... 4
Composition (GE-C) ............................................... 3
Humanities* (GE-H) ............................................... 3
Elective .................................... ......... ................. 2
Social and Behavioral Science* (GE)..................3
Total 15
Semester 2 Credits
CHM 2046 and 2046L General Chemistry and
Qual. Anal. and Lab (GE-P)........................ 4
MAC 2311 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
(GE-M) ............................................................. 4
Hum anities* (GE-H) ............................................... 3
Economics (ECO 2013, ECO 2023, AEB 3103 or
AEB2014) (GE-S)............................................ 3-4
Total 14-15
Semester 3 Credits
BSC 2010 and 2010L Principles of Biology I
and Lab (GE-B).................................. 4
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry....................... .....3
STA 2023 Intro to Statistics (GE-M)...................3
Humanities or Social/Behav* (GE-H or S)..........3
Elective ........................... ........... ............. ... 2
Total 15
Semester 4 Credits
BSC 2011 and 2011L Principles of Biology II
and Lab (GE-B) ............................................ 4
CHM 2211 and 2211L Organic Chemistry and
L ab .......................................................................5
HUN 2201 Fund. of Human Nutrition ...............3
FOS 3042 Intro Food Science ...............................3
Total 15


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Semester 5 Credits
ZOO 3713C Functional Vertebrate Anatomy..... 4
PHY 2053 and 2053L Physics 1 and Lab ............. 5
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........ 3
HUN 3403 Nutrition thru the Life Cycle............ 2
Elective ................................................................1-2
Total 15-16
Semester 6 Credits
PHY 2054 and 2054L Physics 2 and Lab............. 5
AEE 3033C Writing for Agricultural and Natu-
ral Resources ......................................... ........... 3
BCH 4024 Biochemistry......................................... 4
Approved Elective.................................................. 3
Total 15
Semester 7 Credits
HUN 4445 Nutrition and Disease I.................... 2
PCB 4723C Animal Physiology......................... 5
PCB 3063 OR AGR 3303 OR MCB 4303 OR PCB
4522 Genetics................................................3-4
Approved Elective.................................................. 4
Total 14-15
Semester 8 Credits
HUN 3221 Nutrition and Metabolism ............... 3
HUN 4446 Nutrition and Disease II.................. 2
MCB 3020 and 3020L Basic Biology of Microor-
ganisms and Lab.............................................. 5
Approved Elective........................ ............... 5
Total 15
Approved electives must be taken to
complete the 120 hours necessary for
graduation. Suggested electives include
(but are not restricted to): immunology,
analytical chemistry, physical chemistry,
and computer science.
Food Science and Human Nutrition Minor
A minor in food science and human nu-
trition is open to all students. The selection
of courses must be approved in consulta-
tion with an adviser and will depend on
one's background. Fifteen credits of course
work is required. Man's Food, FOS 2001,
does not meet the credit requirements to-
ward the minor. Students must apply for a
minor at least two semesters before
graduation.

Forest Resources and
Conservation
Majors are offered in forest resources
and conservation and in natural resource
conservation. Refer to the School of Forest
Resources and Conservation section in this
catalog for requirements

Horticultural Science
www.hos.ufl.edu
Students majoring in horticultural sci-
ence may choose one of two specializa-
tions: general horticultural science or fruit
and vegetable crops. An academic adviser
will help to develop a program of course
work.
Students at the Fort Pierce Research and
Education Center may major in general
horticulture or fruit and vegetable crops.


AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES


To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 1 of 7 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
AEB3103 or EC02023, MAC1147,
BOT2010C, BOT2011C, PHY2004 or
PHY2020
Semester 2:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 7
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 7
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 7
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
* Complete all 7 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
All Specializations
Semester 1 Credits
Composition (GE) ................................................... 3
Humanities (GE) .................. ....................3
Social and behavioral science (GE)*.................. 3
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry and
Lab (G E-P) ....................................................... 4
Elective.................................................... ........ 2
Total 15
Semester 2 Credits
Humanities or Social and Behav Sciences (GE) .3
ECO 2023 OR AEB 3103 Economics (GE-S) .3-4
MAC 1147 Pre-calculus: Algebra and Trigo-
nometry (GE-M ) ........................................... 4
Elective.................................................. ..........4
Total 14-15
Semester 3 Credits
Hum anities (GE)*............................................. .... 3
BOT 2010C Introductory Botany (GE-B).......... 3
AEE 3033C Writing for Ag and Nat Resources. 3
Electives............................. ........... .................. 6
Total 15
Semester 4 Credits
BOT 2011C Plant Diversity (GE-B) ................. 4
PHY 2004 Applied Physics (GE-P) OR PHY
2020 Intro to Physics (GE-P)..................... 3
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........ 3
MAC OR STA course (GE-M) ........................... 3
Elective................................. ......... .....2-3
Total 15-16


This is a more generalized program in
the broader field of horticulture. This spe-
cialization offers maximum flexibility in
course work for employment in any phase
of the horticulture industry.


Semester 5 Credits
HOS 3020C General Horticulture........................4
BCH 3023 Organic and Biological Chemistry ....3
PLP 3002C Fundamentals of Plant Pathology....4
Approved Elective*.................................. ......4
Total 15
Semester 6 Credits
AGR 3303 Genetics.......................................3
ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology .............3
Commodity Elective**..........................................3
Approved Elective*......................................6
Total 15
Semester 7 Credits
PLS 3221 & PLS 3221L Plant Propagation & Lab3
ORH 3513C Environmental Plant ID and Use ...3
HOS 4304 Horticultural Physiology ..................3
Commodity Elective**....................................... .3
Approved Elective*.............................. ....... 3
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
HOS 4341 Adv Horticultural Physiology............3
SOS 3022 and SOS 3022L Introduction to Soils in
the Environment and Lab.......................... ......4
Commodity Elective**............................................ 3
Approved Elective*.............................. ......................5
Total 15
*Electives must be approved by an ad-
viser.
**Select at least one 3-4 credit course
from each of the following commodi-
ties: environmental horticulture, fruit
crops and vegetable crops.


This is a comprehensive program for
careers in any phase of the fruit and vege-
table industries, such as production man-
agement, agricultural sales, marketing, and
technical representation.
Semester 5 Credits
HOS 3020C General Horticulture......................... 4
BCH 3023 Organic & Biological Chemistry........3
PLP 3002C Fund of Plant Pathology....................4
FRC 3274 Tree and Small Fruit Production........3
Total 14
Semester 6 Credits
FRC 3212 Citrus Culture and Production...........3
FRC 3213L Citrus Culture Production Lab.........1
AGR 3303 Genetics.......................................3
ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology ............3
Approved Electives*...............................................6
Total 16
Semester 7 Credits
HOS 4304 Horticultural Physiology ....................3
ORH 3513C Environmental Plant ID and Use ..3
VEC 3221 Production of Warm Season Vegeta-
bles.................................................... ........ 4
FRC 3252 Tropical and Subtropical Fruits ..........2
Approved Electives*...............................................3
Total 15


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Semester 8 Credits
HOS 4341 Adv Horticultural Physiology ........... 3
VEC 3222 Prod of Cool Season Vegetables......... 3
SOS 3022 and 3022L Introduction to Soils in the
Environment and Lab...................................... 4
HOS 4933 Horticultural Production Mgmt........ 1
Approved Elective*............................................... 4
Total 15
*Electives must be approved by an ad-
viser.
Horticultural Science Minor
Students in all disciplines at the univer-
sity are allowed to minor in horticulture
science. Some background courses in bot-
any or plant sciences are assumed and
recommended. Students are required to
take a minimum of 15 credit hours.
HOS 3020C General Horticulture .....................4.
ORH 3513C Environmental Plant ID I................ 3
Required electives selected with adviser guid-
ance within one of the three specializations
in horticultural science (HOS, ORH, FRC,
VEC or PLS courses)..................................... 8
Interdisciplinary Studies:
Environmental Management in
Agriculture
This interdisciplinary studies major
provides training in agriculture with em-
phasis on the environment. Graduates will
find employment with agricultural pro-
ducers, agribusiness, agricultural service
agencies and regulatory agencies.


This specialization prepares students
for employment in agribusiness positions
in consulting, chemical manufacturing,
and sales or with regulatory agencies.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
Complete 2 of 6 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM1020, CHM1021,
AEB3103, MAC2233, BSC2007,
BSC2009L, BSC2008
Semester 2:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
Complete 1 additional course of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
Complete 1 additional course of 6
courses MAC2233 must be 1 of the 6
courses
Semester 5:
Complete all 6 critical tracking courses
including associated labs


Semester I Credits
Composition (GE) ................................................. 3
H um anities (GE)............................... ............. 3
Social and behavioral science (GE) .................. 2
BSC 2007 and 2009L Biological Sciences and
Lab (GE-B).................................. ............. 4
Electives ............................. ................. 3
Total 15
Semester 2 Credits
H um anities (GE)............................... ............. 3
Social and behavioral science (GE) OR Humani-
ties.............................. ............... ............... 3
BSC 2008 Biological Sciences: Evolution, Ecol-
ogy and Behavior (GE-B)............................ 3
MAC 2233 Survey of Calculus 1 (GE-M) ......... 3
PHY 2020 Intro to Principles of Physics (GE-P).3
Total 15
Semester 3 Credits
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........ 3
CHM 1020 Basic Chemistry: Concepts and
Applications (GE-P)........................... 3
CGS 2531 Intro to Computer Programming and
Software (GE-M) OR ALS 3203 PC Use in
A griculture............................... ................ 3
STA 2023 Intro to Statistics 1 (GE-M) ...............3.
Electives .......................... ........... ............... 4
Total 16
Semester 4 Credits
CHM 1021 Chemistry and Society: Concepts
and Applications (GE-P)............................. 3
AEB 3103 Principles of Food and Resource
Economics (GE-S) OR ECO 2023 Principles
of Microeconomics (GE-S)......................... 4
AEE 3033C Writing for Agriculture and Natural
Resources (or equivalent) ..................................3.
Electives........................... ........... ......... ..... 4
Total 14
Semester 5 Credits
AEB 3450 Intro to Natural Resources and Envi-
ronm ental Econom ics.......................................3
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Manage-
m ent............................. .............. ................ 3
AGR 3005 Principles of Crop Science OR Ap-
proved plant-related course.......................3
SOS 3022 Introduction to Soils in the Environ-
m ent (GE-P) ........................................ .............. 3
Approved Electives*............................................. 3
Total 15
Semester 6 Credits
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law..............................4
AEB 4274 Natural Resources and Environ-
m ental Policy ................................. ............. 3
ALS 3133 Agriculture and Environmental Qual-
ity (G E-P)................................. ................. 3
AOM 3073 Safety in Agriculture......................3
Approved Electives*....................... .............. 3
Total 16
Semester 7 Credits
ANS 3006C Intro Animal Science.......................4
PMA 3010 Fundamentals of Pest Mgmt..............3
SOS 4231C Soils and Land Use (GE-P)............. 3
Approved Electives*...................... ............... 5
Total 15


Semester 8 Credits
AEB 4452 Advanced Natural Resources and
Environmental Economics OR AEB 4454
Contemporary Issues in Natural Resource
and Environ Economics ................................3
AOM 3732 Agricultural Water Mgmt OR AOM
3734 Irrigation Prin and Practices ..................3
Approved Electives*...............................................8
Total 14
*Approved electives must include two
of the following courses: AEB 4284
Human Resource Policy, AEB 4285
State/Local Govt. Policy for Rural Ar-
eas, GEO 3502 Economic Geography,
GEO 3602 Urban Geology, GEO 4554
Regional Development, GEO 4620 Land
Use and Urban Form, PUP 3204 Policies
and Ecology, SOS 2008 Humans, Soils
and Environmental Impact, ALS 3135
Agricultural Ecology.


This specialization prepares students
for employment with agencies and firms
that deal with technical aspects of the envi-
ronmental management of land and water
resources.
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
Complete 1 of 5 critical courses ex-
cluding labs (CHM2045, CHM2045L,
CHM2046, CHM2046L, MAC2311,
BSC2010, BSC2010L, BSC2011,
BSC2011L)
Semester 2:
Complete 1 additional courses of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
Complete 2 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
Complete 1 additional course of 5
courses
Semester 5:
Complete all 5 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
Semester I Credits
Com position (GE)..................................... ..... ........3
H um anities (GE)....................................................3
Social and behavioral science (GE*.......................3
BSC 2010 and 2010L Principles of Biology 1
and Lab (GE-B).................................. 4
Electives .................................... .. ..... ....2
Total 15
Semester 2 Credits
Hum anities (GE) ................................. ..............3
BSC 2011 and 2011L Integrated Principles of
Biology II and Lab (GE-B).......................... 4
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry and
Lab (GE-P) .................................. .............. 4


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Electives........................ ................................ 3
Total 14
Semester 3 Credits
CHM 2046 and 2046L General Chemistry and
Qualitative Analysis and Lab (GE-P)......... 4
PHY 2004 and 2004L Applied Physics 1 and Lab
(GE-P) ................................................................ 4
CGS 2531 Intro to Computer Programming and
Software (GE-M) OR ALS 3203 PC Use in
Agriculture ..................................... .... 3
STA 2023 Intro to Statistics 1 (GE-M).................. 3
Total 14
Semester 4 Credits
PHY 2005 Applied Physics 2 (GE-P) ................... 3
MAC 2311 Analytic Geometry and Calculus 1
(G E-M )......................................................... 4
AEB 3103 Principles of Food and Resource Eco-
nomics (GE-S) Or ECO 2023 Principles of
Microeconomics (GE-S) ................................... 4
Humanities or Social and Behavioral
Sciences (GE)*................................................... 3
Elective ........................ ............. .......... 1
Total 15
Semester 5 Credits
SOS 3022 and 3022L Introduction to Soils in the
Environment and Lab (GE-P)......................... 4
BUL 4310 Legal Environment of Business.......... 4
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication OR
equivalent ........................................... .............. 3
AGR 3005 Principles of Crop Science OR
Approved plant-related course............ .... 3
Total 14


Semester 6 Credits
ALS 3133 Agriculture and Environmental
Quality (GE-P).............................. ....... 3
AOM 3073 Safety in Agriculture.......................... 3
SOS 4244 Wetlands and Water Quality .............. 3
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law ................................ 4
AEB 4274 Natural Resources and
Environmental Policy ............................. ..... 3
AEE 3033C Writing for Agricultural and
Natural Resources .... ................................ ..... 3
Total 19
Semester 7 Credits
ALS 3135 Agricultural Ecology...................... 3
ANS 3006C Intro to Animal Science.................... 4
SOS 4602C Soil Physics (GE-P)............................. 3
PMA 3010 Fundamentals of Pest Mgmt............. 3
Approved Electives............................................ 2
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
GLY 2030C Environmental & Eng. Geology
(GE-P) ....................................... ......... ....... ........ 3
SOS 4213C Soils and Environmental Chemistry
(GE-P) ....................... .......... ....... ........ 3
SOS 4116 Environmental Nutrient
M anagem ent...................................................... 3
AOM 3732 Agricultural Water Mgmt OR AOM
3734 Irrigation Prin and Practices............... 3
Approved Electives........................................ 2
Total 14


This specialization prepares students
for employment with firms and agencies


involved in environmentally sound use
and management of agricultural and other
wastes (poultry and dairy waste, munici-
pal biosolids and effluent, yard waste,
hazardous wastes, etc.)
To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
Complete 1 of 5 critical courses ex-
cluding labs (PHY2004, PHY2004L,
PHY2005, MAC2311, BSC2010,
BSC2010L, BSC2011, BSC2011L)
Semester 2:
Complete 1 additional course of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
Complete 2 additional courses of the 5
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
Complete 1 additional course of 5
courses
Semester 5:
* Complete all 5 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
Semester 1 Credits
BSC 2010 and 2010L Integrated Principles of
Biology 1 and Lab (GE-B) ........................... 4
Com position (GE) ................................................... 3
Humanities (GE-H, I) ............................................. 3
ALS 3203 PC Use in Agriculture OR CGS 2531
Intro to Computer Programming and
Softw are.................................. ................ 3
Electives...................................................... 3
Total 16
Semester 2 Credits
BSC 2011 and 2011L Integrated Principles of
Biology 2 and Lab......................................... 4
MAC 2311 Analytical Geometry and Calculus
1 (G E-M ) ........................................................... 4
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication OR
SPC 2600 Intro to Public Speaking............. 3
Hum anities (GE-H, I) .......................................... 3
Total 14
Semester 3 Credits
CHM 2045 & 2045L General Chemistry (GE-P).. 4
PHY 2004 and 2004L Applied Physics 1 and
Lab (G E-P) ....................................................... 4
AEB 3103 Principles of Food and Resource
Economics (GE-S) OR ECO 2023 Principles
of Microeconomics (GE-S)............................... 4
Social and behavioral science (GE) ..................3.
Total 15
Semester 4 Credits
CHM 2046 and 2046L General Chemistry and
Qualitative Analysis and Lab (GE-P) ............4
PHY 2005 Applied Physics 2 (GE-P) .................3
AEE 3033C Writing for Agriculture and Natural
Resources OR ENC 2210 Technical Writing
and Business Communication...................... 3
STA 2023 Intro to Statistics 1 (GE-M) .............3.
Humanities or Social & Behav Sciences (GE)*... 3
Total 16


**Prerequisites for calculus (MAC
1147) and chemistry (CHM 1025)
should be considered electives. If a stu-
dent takes ECO 2023, then ECO 2013
will be a social science course.
Semester 5 Credits
ALS 3135 Agricultural Ecology...................... ....3
MCB 2000 Microbiology.................................
MCB 2000L Microbiology Lab .............................. 1
GLY 2030C Environmental & Eng. Geology ......4
Approved Electives.............................. ............... 3
Total 14
Semester 6 Credits
ALS 3133 Agriculture and Environmental
Quality (GE-P) ................................................... 3
AOM 3073 Safety in Agriculture .....................3
SOS 3022 Introduction to Soils in the
Environment (GE-P) ......................................... 3
SOS 3022L Introduction to Soils in the
Environment Lab .......................... 1
AEB 4274 Natural Resources and
Environmental Policy....................................... 3
PMA 3010 Fundamentals of Pest Mgmt..............3
Total 16
Semester 7 Credits
SOS 4231C Soils and Land Use (GE-P) ................3
AGR 3005 Principles of Crop Science OR
Approved Plant-related Course ................3
AOM 4444C Electrical Power and
Instrum entation.......................... ............... 3
AOM 3333 Pesticide Application ......................3
AOM 3734 Irrigation Principles & Practices OR
AOM 3732 Agricultural Water Mgmt ...........3
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
AOM 4643 Prin/Issues of Environ. Hydro.........3
ANS 3006C Intro to Animal Science .................4
AEB 4123 Agricultural Law...................................4
Approved Electives........................... ............... 3
Total 14

Landscape and Nursery
Horticulture
hort.ifas.ufl.edu
This interdisciplinary studies major of-
fers three concentrations: environmental
horticulture operations, landscape and
nursery management, and public garden
management. These concentrations pro-
vide skills and training for employment in
Florida's diverse environmental horticul-
ture industry, including our theme parks,
nursery industry, and landscape manage-
ment firms.
Off-campus degree programs in land-
scape and nursery management and envi-
ronmental horticulture operations are
available through the Fort Lauderdale,
Homestead, Apopka, Plant City and Mil-
ton Research and Education Centers.



To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.


2003-2004 Undergraduate Catalog


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COLLEGES


Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 1 of 6 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045 CHM2045L,
AEB3103 or EC02023, MAC1147,
BOT2010C, BOT2011C, PHY2004 or
PHY2020
Semester 2:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
* Complete all 6 critical tracking courses
including associated labs
All Specializations
Semester I Credits
Com position (GE)................................................ 3
H um anities (GE) ......................................... ..... 3
Social and behavioral science (GE)*..................... 3
CHM 2045 and 2045L Gen Chemistry and Lab
(GE-P)...................................... .............. 4
Elective....................................................... 2
Total 15
Semester 2 Credits
Humanities or Social & Behav Sciences (GE)..... 3
ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics OR
AEB 3103 Principles of Food and Resource
Economics (GE-S)........................................ 3-4
MAC 1147 Pre-calculus: Algebra and Trigo-
nometry (GE-M) ........................................... 4
Elective............................. ........ ..... ............. .....
Total 14-15
Semester 3 Credits
H um anities (G E) ..................................................... 3
BOT 2010C Introductory Botany (GE-B).......... 3
AEE 3033C Writing for Ag and Nat Resources. 3
Electives.............................. ... ......... 6
Total 15
Semester 4 Credits
BOT 2011C Plant Diversity (GE-B)................. 4
PHY 2004 Applied Physics (GE-P) OR
PHY2020 Intro to Physics (GE-P)................ 3
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication........ 3
MAC OR STA course (GE-M)............................... 3
Elective....................................... ............ 2-3
Total 15-16



This concentration is designed for stu-
dents planning to pursue a graduate de-
gree in the plant sciences field.
Semester 5 Credits
BCH 3023 Organic Chemistry......................... 3
ORH 3513C Environmental Plant ID and Use... 3
ORH 3253C Introductory Nursery Mgmt .......... 4
Required Electives*........................ ............... 3
Total 13


Semester 6 Credits
ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology ................3
SOS 3022 and 3022L Introduction to Soils in the
Environment and Lab ................................ ......4
ORH 4804 and 4804L Annuals and Perennials.. 3
Required Electives* ...............................................2
Total 12
Summer
ORH 4941 Practical Work Experience ................2
Semester 7 Credits
HOS 4304 Horticultural Physiology .................3.
PLS 4601C Principles of Weed Science ...............3
PLP 3002C Fundamentals of Plant Pathology...4
PLS 3221C Plant Propagation ............................3.
Required Electives ..................................... ..... 2
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
HOS 4341 Advanced Horticultural Physiology.3
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Manage-
m ent............................................. ................ 3
ORH 4236C Landscape & Turfgrass Mgmt........3
Required Electives ................................................8
Total 17
*Required electives from these courses:
AGR 3303 Genetics.............................. ......... .... 3
AEE 3073 Intercultural Communications ...........3
AEB 3144 Introduction to Agricultural Finance 3
AEB 3341 Selling Strategically ................ .... 3
AEB 4424 Human Resource Management..........3
AOM 3734 Irrigation Principles and Practices... 3
ORH 4223 Golf and Sports Turf Management... 2
ORH 4242C Arboriculture.................................... 4
ORH 4848 Landscape Plant Establishment ........3
ORH 4264C Greenhouse and Nursery Crop
Culture............... .............. .............4
ORH 4905 Independent Study in Environmental
Horticulture ............................................. 1-4
PLS 4242C Micropropagation of Horticultural
Crops............................... ........... ............. .... 4
ORH 3222C Turfgrass Culture..............................4
PMA 3010 Fundamentals of Pest Management.3
SOS 4116 Environmental Nutrient Mngmt.........3
PLP 3031C Diseases of Turf and Ornamentals .. 3



This concentration studies the im-
provement of the human environment
through proper selection, propagation,
production and placement of plants in the
exterior and interior landscapes. It com-
bines business and plant production
courses to provide the skills needed to
manage a nursery or landscape operation.
The environmental plant industry is fast
growing and has enormous potential for
continued expansion.
Semester 5 Credits
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Manage-
ment............................ ........................ 3
ORH 3513C Environmental Plant ID and Use ... 3
Core electives........................................... ............... 4
Professional electives............................ ............4
Total 14


Semester 6 Credits
ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology .................3
AEB 3144 Introduction to Ag. Finance ................3
SOS 3022 and 3022L Introduction to Soils in the
Environment and Lab.......................................4
Professional Electives .............................................5
Total 15
Summer Credits
ORH 4941 Practical Work Experience.................2
Semester 7 Credits
AEB 4424 Human Resources Management in
Agribusiness .................................. ....... .3
AEB 3341 Selling Strategically ..............................3
Core Electives............................. .... .......... ......6
Professional Electives ...........................................3
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
AEB 3300 Ag and Food Marketing..................3
PLP 3031C Diseases of Turf and Ornamentals...3
C ore Electives............................... ......................8
Total 14
** Select 18 hours of core electives:
PLS 3221 Plant Propagation................................... 3
HOS 4304 Horticultural Physiology..................3
ORH 4804 and 4804L Annual and Perennial
Gardening and Lab...........................................3
ORH 3254C Intro to Nursery Management........4
ORH 4236C Landscape and Turfgrass Manage-
m ent.................................... ........................ 3
ORH 4264C Greenhouse and Nursery Crop
Culture ......................................... .. ...4
ORH 4242C Arboriculture .....................................4
ORH 4848 Landscape Plant Establishment.........3
LAA 3230 Theories of Landscape Architecture..3
LAA 3510 Planting Designs for Residences........3
LAA 3230 Theories of Landscape Arch...............3

Select 12 hours of professional electives:
AOM 3333 Pesticide Application..........................3
AOM 3734 Irrigation Principles and Practices...3
PMA 3010 Fundamentals of Pest Management.3
PLS 4601C Weed Science..................................... 3
PLS 4242C Micropropagation of Horticultural
Crops ........................................ ..... ... 4
ORH 322C Turfgrass Culture................................4



This concentration prepares students
for careers working with people and
plants. Florida boasts more than 150 public
parks, botanical garden and theme parks.
Majors will be exposed to many disciplines
including horticulture, landscape architec-
ture, business, communications and behav-
ioral sciences.
Semester 5 Credits
ORH 3513C Environmental Plant ID & Use.......3
SOS 3022 and SOS 3022L Introduction to Soils in
the Environment and Lab .......................... ......4
LAA 4935 Gardens of the World .......................... 3
Core electives ...................................... .......... ... 3
Total 13


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AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES


Semester 6 Credits
ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology........... 3
ORH 3773 Public Gardens............... 3
Core electives......... ........... ...................... 5
Professional electives..................................... 4
Total 15
Summer Credits
ORH 4941 Practical Work Experience................ 2
Semester 7 Credits
LAA 3530 Landscape Management................... 3
AEE 3414 Personal Leadership Development... 3

AEE 4052 Campaign Strategies for Ag & Nat.
R es ............................................. ................ 3
LAA 4830 Planning and Design of Recreation
and Park Sites.................................... ....... ..... 3
Professional Electives......................... ............ 3
Total 15
Semester 8 Credits
AEB 4424 Human Resource Management ......... 3
Core Electives.................................................. 5
Professional Electives**................... ............... 4
AEE 3073 Intercultural Communications........... 3
Total 15
** Select 18 hours of core electives:
PLS 3223 Plant Propagation.................................. 3
HOS 4304 Horticultural Physiology.................... 3
ORH 4804 and 4804L Annual and Perennial
Gardening and Lab .......................................... 3
ORH 3253C Intro to Nursery Management....... 4
ORH 4236C Landscape and Turfgrass Manage-
m en t ............................................................ 3
ORH 4242C Arboriculture............................ 4
ORH 4905 Independent Study........................... 1-3
PLS 4242C Micropropagation of Horticultural
Crops.......................... ....................... 4

** Select 12 hours of professional electives:
LAA 3510 Planting Design for Residences......... 3
BOT 2800C Plants in Human Affairs................... 3
PLP 3002C Fundamentals of Plant Pathology... 4
ORH 3050C Principles of Floral Art.................... 3
AGR 3303 Genetics................................................. 3
ORH 4223 Golf and Sports Turf Management.. 2
ORH 4264C Greenhouse and Nursery Crop
C ulture............................. .................... 4
PLS 4601C Weed Science................................ 3
BCH 3023 Elementary Organic and Biological
Chem istry............................................ ......... 3
ORH 4848 Landscape Plant Establishment........ 3
ORH 4874C Interior Landscape Practices........... 3
AEB 3341 Selling Strategically.............................. 3
AEB 3300 Agricultural and Food Marketing..... 3
AEB 4342 Agribusiness and Food Management
m arketing.................................... .......... 3
Environmental Horticulture Minor
The environmental horticulture minor
broadens the academic background of stu-
dents seeking interdisciplinary employ-
ment opportunities associated with plant
sciences and environmental horticulture.
Specific courses within the minor must be
approved in writing at least one semester
before graduation by the student's aca-
demic adviser and the academic coordina-
tor of the environmental horticulture


minor. A minimum of 15 credits is re-
quired.

Required Courses:
ORH 3513/ORH 3513L Environmental Plant
Identification & Laboratory ....... .................3
Select a minimum of two courses from
the following list:
ORH 3253C Introduction to Nursery Manage-
m ent .................................. ........... ................ 4
ORH 3773C Public Gardens .................................. 3
ORH 4236C Landscape and Turfgrass Manage-
m ent ..................................... ......... ..... 3
ORH 4804 AND ORH 4804L Annual and Per-
ennial Gardening and Lab............................... 3
PLS 3221/3221L Plant Propagation and Lab ..... 3
Approved Electives:
PLS 4242C Micropropagation of Horticultural
Crops........................ ......................... 4
Any ORH course offered at a UF campus loca-
tion to complete a minimum of 15 credit
hours
Flexibility in this area allows students
to either focus a minor course of study on
an area of one of our specializations, or to
sample courses from all areas of environ-
mental horticulture. This also allows de-
gree-seeking students at off-campus
academic programs the opportunity to
complete a minor in environmental horti-
culture.

Turfgrass Science
hort.ifas.ufl.edu
The interdisciplinary major combines
the study of grasses, soils, water and pests
affecting turf with the study of business
and management. Students select classes
from the departments of Environmental
Horticulture, Soil and Water Science, En-
tomology and Plant Pathology. Career
opportunities include work with golf
courses, sports turf facilities, lawn care
companies, parks, agri-chemical indus-
tries, cemeteries, environmental consulting
firms, sod farms, and government agen-
cies, as well as preparation for graduate
school. Students should consult a depart-
ment adviser for guidance and approval of
electives.
Off-campus degree programs in
turfgrass science are available through the
Ft. Lauderdale and Milton Research and
Education Centers.


To remain 'on track' for this major, a
student must meet the following critical
tracking criteria. The critical tracking
courses appear in bold.
Semester 1:
* 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
* Complete 1 of 6 critical courses ex-
cluding labs CHM2045, CHM2045L,
EC02023 or AEB3103, MAC1147,
BOT2010C, BOT2011C, PHY2004,
PHY2004L


Semester 2:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 3:
* Complete 1 additional course of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 4:
* Complete 2 additional courses of the 6
courses excluding labs
Semester 5:
* Complete all 6 critical tracking courses
including associated labs


emeser Credits


S t 1 I


Com position (GE).............................. .............. 3
H um anities (GE).............................. .............. 3
Social and behavioral science (GE)* .................3
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry and
Lab (GE-P) .................................. .............. 4
Electives .......................... ............ ................ 3
Total 16


Hum anities (GE)*............................................... 3
ECO 2023 Or AEB 3103 Economics (GE-S) ...3-4
MAC 1147 Pre-calculus: Algebra and Trigo-
nometry (GE-M) ........................................... 4
Electives ..................... ....... .......... ................ 3
Total 13-14
Semester 3 Credits
Humanities or Social and behavioral science
(G E)* ................................................................. ...3
BOT 2010C Introductory Botany (GE-B).......... 3
AEE 3033C Writing for Agricultural and Natu-
ral Resources.....................................................3
Electives ........................... ........... ............... 6
Total 15
Semester 4 Credits
BOT 2011C Plant Diversity (GE-B) ...................4
PHY 2004 Applied Physics (GE-P) OR
PHY2020 Principles of Physics (GE-P) .......3
AEE 3030 Effective Oral Communication...........3
MAC OR STA (GE-M)....................................... 3
Electives .................................... .....................2
Total 15
Semester 5 Credits
HOS 4304 Horticulture Physiology...................3
ORH 3222C Turfgrass Culture..............................4
PLP 3002C Basic Plant Pathology OR PLP3031C
Diseases of Turf and Ornamentals............. 3-4
Agriculture Electives............................................ 3
Total 13-14
Semester 6 Credits
ENY 3005C Principles of Entomology ............3

BCH 3023 Elem. Organic Chemistry Or HOS
4341 Advanced Horticultural Physiology ....3
ORH 4223 Golf and Sports Turf Mgmt................2
SOS 3022 and 3022L Introduction to Soils in the
Environment and Lab..................................... 4
PMA 3010 Fundamentals of Pest Mgmt..............3
Total 15


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