College of Central Florida

Introduction

WHY CF?

Among the top 10% of U.S. Colleges; No. 4 community college in Florida; 20th most affordable college in U.S.; more than 70 academic pathways; $1 million in scholarships available with 86% of first-time-in-college students receiving financial assistance...

CF is dedicated to your academic success. Our highly trained and capable faculty and staff are available to help you along your way. Below are a few steps to help you. At any time, contact us if you have questions.

DECIDE WHAT TYPE OF EDUCATION YOU WANT.

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • AS to BS Programs
  • AS to BAS Programs
  • Associate in Science Degree
  • Associate in Arts Degree
  • College Credit Certificate
  • Postsecondary Adult Vocational Certificate
  • Applied Technology Diploma
  • Noncredit Courses
  • General Education Diploma

Our commitment is to help you succeed.

Access to higher education is a concept held in high esteem at the College of Central Florida. While emphasizing this concept, college officials believe that students should view this access as an opportunity carrying obligations which ensure realization of their goals.

LEARN ABOUT CF

Community educational resource since 1957

VISION STATEMENT

To be the first choice for quality higher education in our community.

MISSION STATEMENT

College of Central Florida provides access to high quality, high value baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees, certificates and diplomas, and promotes the economic, social and cultural development of our community.

CORE VALUES

Empowerment

Cultivating individual and collective strength.

Engagement

Being fully present and involved in the success of our students, faculty, staff and community.

Excellence

Committing to the highest standards of academic quality, performance and service.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Bachelor

Bachelor (BAS) Business and Organizational Management (with optional concentrations)

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CF offers a Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Management as well five specializations. [+]

CF offers a Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Management as well five specializations. For course offerings by term. Agribusiness Management Health Care Management Logistics and Supply Chain Management Management Information Systems Agribusiness specialization The Agribusiness specialization under the Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Management degree enables students to develop supervisory skills and knowledge for farm and agricultural development and in support of business and other farm-related organizations. This program is designed for students with an associate degree in fields such as agriculture, equine, landscape and horticulture, and animal science. A grade of C or better is required in all technical, program core and program specialization courses, and all courses used to satisfy the Gordon Rule requirement. Students transferring into baccalaureate programs with an A.A. degree or higher do not need to meet our general education requirements with the exception of college level English and Gordon rule math. These students must have successfully completed, with a grade of C or better, at least one college level English and one Gordon rule math course. General education courses must total 36 credits. The A.A. or higher degree must be from an accredited institution but can be public, private and/or out of state. Additional coursework may be required for students transferring into B.A.S. programs with an A.S. or A.A.S. degree. Health Care Management specialization The Health Care Management specialization enables students to develop skills and knowledge for health organizations such as hospitals and all other providers of health care. The focus of the specialization is on the supervisory skills needed for advancement in the field of health care for clinicians, new and mid-level managers. A grade of C or better is required in all technical, program core and program specialization courses, and all courses used to satisfy the Gordon Rule requirement. Students transferring into baccalaureate programs with an A.A. degree or higher do not need to meet our general education requirements with the exception of college level English and Gordon rule math. These students must have successfully completed, with a grade of C or better, at least one college level English and one Gordon rule math course. General education courses must total 36 credits. The A.A. or higher degree must be from an accredited institution but can be public, private and/or out of state. Additional coursework may be required for students transferring into B.A.S. programs with an A.S. or A.A.S. degree. General Education/Technical Specialization Courses Courses in this section will be comprised of those General Education or area-related Technical Specialization courses needed to fulfill the requirements of the program. These courses will vary based on the student's associate-level coursework. Students will work with their advisor to choose the necessary coursework for their program. The Health Care Management specialization requires students to take 21 credits of technical courses. The technical course options include: any business course, any course with a prefix of HIM, HSA or HSC, or any health care course leading to licensure (DEA, EMS, DES, PHT, NUR or STS) Logistics and Supply Chain Management specialization The Logistics and Supply Chain Management specialization under the Business and Organizational Management Bachelor of Applied Science degree prepares students for entry into a career in procurement, warehouse management, logistics, or the supply chain workforce. The program develops knowledge, skills and abilities that help students to understand management, finance and budgets in the supply chain industry. A grade of C or better is required in all technical, program core and program specialization courses, and all courses used to satisfy the Gordon Rule requirement. Students transferring into baccalaureate programs with an A.A. degree or higher do not need to meet our general education requirements with the exception of college level English and Gordon rule math. These students must have successfully completed, with a grade of C or better, at least one college level English and one Gordon rule math course. General education courses must total 36 credits. The A.A. or higher degree must be from an accredited institution but can be public, private and/or out of state. Additional coursework may be required for students transferring into B.A.S. programs with an A.S. or A.A.S. degree. Management Information Systems Specialization The Management Information Systems Specialization of the Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Management is designed to prepare individuals for employment in areas related to Information Systems. Managers of MIS are found in many places from hospitals to banks to transportation companies. The courses in this degree program are taught by professionals with real world MIS experience and provide students with a foundation in the importance of MIS, the information technology used to support an information system, how to use an information system for a competitive advantage and how to manage an information system. Graduates of this program will be able to: Communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats. Understand and apply ethical standards for the implementation of MIS. Identify and manage business processes used in information systems. Analyze organizational strategy and the competitive advantages gained through proper implementation of an information system Demonstrate knowledge of the technology, both hardware and software, used in support of MIS. Understand how to collect, organize and store information in support of MIS. Identify uses for cloud based systems. Understand the process for creating an information system. Understand cyber threats and information security management. Demonstrate employable skills. [-]

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Bachelor (BAS) in Early Childhood Education

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Looking to make a difference in our world tomorrow by educating children today? Consider getting your bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. [+]

Looking to make a difference in our world tomorrow by educating children today? Consider getting your bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. Our graduates hold a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education with Florida Prekindergarten/Primary (PreK-3) teacher certification, a reading endorsement (K-12), and a Pre-K disability endorsement. The English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement (K-12) can be obtained by taking one additional class. The Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education program offered through the Teacher Education department focuses on the development of children from age 3 through third grade, with emphasis on social, emotional, cognitive and linguistic components of child development. It is designed for associate degree graduates to build on skills for early childhood education positions requiring a bachelor's degree. CF B.S. graduates will be eligible to apply for teacher certification in prek-primary education and endorsements in reading (K-12), English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL, K-12)* and Prekindergarten Disabilities. Students accepted for these programs must have completed either an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Science degree in an appropriate field, a GPA of 2.5 or higher, a passing score in the General Knowledge exam, and show successful completion of the following courses: EDF 2005 Introduction to the Teaching Profession, EDF 2085 Introduction to Diversity for Educators, and EME 2040 Introduction to Technology for Educators. A minimum of 60 credits from the student's associate degree will count toward completion of the program. Additional General Education and/or Technical Specialization courses may be required. A grade of C or better is required in all technical, program core and program specialization courses, and all courses used to satisfy the Gordon Rule requirement. Students transferring into baccalaureate programs with an A.A. degree or higher do not need to meet our general education requirements with the exception of college level English and Gordon rule math. These students must have successfully completed, with a grade of C or better, at least one college level English and one Gordon rule math course. General education courses must total 36 credits. The A.A. or higher degree must be from an accredited institution but can be public, private and/or out of state. Successful completion of courses with assigned observation or field placement components includes, but is not necessarily limited to, completion of all paperwork, meeting timelines, and professional responsibilities associated with field/clinical experiences. Students may be required to obtain and pass an FDLE Level II background screening, and any other site-based requirements, prior to beginning field experience. Any student who does not pass required background screenings may choose to withdraw from the course and forfeit all fees. *The ESOL endorsement is partially infused and requires two stand-alone courses: LIN 2740 and EDF 2085; which are program requirements. The reading and prekindergarten disabilities endorsements are infused into the 36 credits. Graduation requirements for this program are a GPA of 2.5, passing of all professional courses with a grade of C or better and passing scores on the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (General Knowledge, Professional Education, and Prek-Primary Education). Questions should be directed to the advisor for teacher education or the dean of Teacher Education. General Education/Technical Specialization Courses Courses in this section will be comprised of those General Education or area-related Technical Specialization courses needed to fulfill the requirements of the program. These courses will vary based on the student's associate-level coursework. Students will work with their advisor to choose the necessary coursework for their program. [-]

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Contact

College of Central Florida

Address Southwest College Road 3001
Ocala 34474, USA
Website http://www.cf.edu/
Phone +1 352-873-5800

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