Spring 2022 PRACTICUM UPDATE:  APK4926 and APK 6946 will be offered with additional precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please contact your advisor to discuss options for practicum. You must email your advisor no later than Friday, November 5, 2021, at 3pm (EST) to be considered for Spring 2022 practicum.

The Division of Kinesiology offers both graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to apply for a supervised practicum experience. Practicum is designed to provide opportunity for hands on and practical experiences in a workplace with guided supervision from an approved preceptor.

Students have the option to apply for the below credit options pending approval from the Division of Kinesiology:

  • 3 credit practicum [120 contact hours – undergraduate and graduate]
  • 6 credit practicum [240 contact hours – undergraduate and graduate]
  • 9 credit practicum [360 contact hours – undergraduate only]

Eligibility:

Students must meet the below requirements to be considered for an official practicum experience for course credit.

  • Have a minimum 2.5 overall GPA (undergraduate only)
  • Be a junior or senior according to UCF academic standards (undergraduate only)
  • Be confirmed as eligible by the Kinesiology advisor and Practicum Coordinator (both undergraduate and graduate)
  • Be CPR and First Aid certified.  Proof of certification is required. Certification must be active through the entire practicum (both undergraduate and graduate)

How to Apply

Any graduate or undergraduate student interested in practicum should contact their advisor one full semester in advance of the desired practicum experience so that eligibility can be verified. Click here to request an appointment with your advisor. Upon obtaining advisor verification, students will be enrolled in a zero-credit practicum preparation course in WebCourses where they will be required to submit various application documents and fulfill track-specific requirements.

It is in students’ best interests to contact their advisor by Friday, November 5, 2021 at 3pm (EST)  to avoid issues with the Spring 2022 practicum application and enrollment process.

Undergraduate Practicum Advisement Teams

Kinesiology B.S - Exercise & Sport Physiology Track
Sport & Exercise Science B.S. – Human Performance Track (Summer 2017 catalog & prior)

(assigned by first letter of last name)

A-G, & M

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Jennifer R. Farran, EdD

Academic Advisor III
Kinesiology
Location: Education Complex Suite: 320G
Phone: 407-823-2598

H-L, S-Z

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Lana Gidusko, BS

Academic Support Coordinator II
Kinesiology
Location: Education Complex Room: 320E
Phone: 407-823-2595

N-R

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Moises Melendez

Academic Advisor II
Kinesiology
Location: Education Complex Suite: 320
Phone: 407-823-0623
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Alison Redd

Lecturer
Kinesiology
Location: Education Complex Room: 320K
Kinesiology B.S - Sport & Athletic Coaching Track
Sport & Exercise Science B.S. – Coaching Track (Summer 2017 catalog & prior)
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Jeffrey Biddle, EdD

Associate Instructor
Kinesiology
Location: HS I Room: 267
Phone: 407-823-5867
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Jeff Duke, EdD

Associate Lecturer
Kinesiology
Location: HS I Room: 266
Phone: 407-823-5867

Graduate Practicum Advisement Team

Kinesiology M.S.
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Alison Redd

Lecturer
Kinesiology
Location: Education Complex Room: 320K
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Lana Gidusko, BS

Academic Support Coordinator II
Kinesiology
Location: Education Complex Room: 320E
Phone: 407-823-2595

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