UF Past Exams and Midterms 2019

University of Florida students look for old exams and midterms to practice for their upcoming tests every year. This list includes class notes, study guides, past exams and solutions at UF.

Course CodeCourse NameView Exams
ABE 2062Biology for EngineersView Exams
ACG 2021Introduction to Financial AccountingView Exams
AEB 4242International Trade Policy in AgricultureView Exams
AFA 3360Archaeology of African-American Life and CultureView Exams
AGR 3303GeneticsView Exams
ALS 3133Agricultural and Environmental QualityView Exams
AMH 2010United States to 1877View Exams
AMH 2020United States since 1877View Exams
AMH 3223The Gilded AgeView Exams
AMH 3562Women in Modern U.S.View Exams
ANT 4114Principles of ArchaeologyView Exams
ANT 4354The Anthropology of Modern AfricaView Exams
ANT 4930Special Topics in AnthropologyView Exams
APK 2100CApplied Human Anatomy with LaboratoryView Exams
APK 2105CApplied Human Physiology with LaboratoryView Exams
ARC 2180Introduction to Digital ArchitectureView Exams
AST 2037Life in the UniverseView Exams
BCH 3025Fundamentals of BiochemistryView Exams
BCH 4024Introduction to Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyView Exams
BSC 2010Integrated Principles of Biology 1View Exams
BSC 2011Integrated Principles of Biology 2View Exams
CAP 4621Artificial Intelligence and HeuristicsView Exams
CAP 4730Computational Structures in Computer GraphicsView Exams
CAP 4800Systems SimulationView Exams
CDA 3101Introduction to Computer OrganizationView Exams
CEG 4012Geotechnical EngineeringView Exams
CEN 4072Software Testing and VerificationView Exams
CES 4702Analysis and Design in Reinforced ConcreteView Exams
CGS 2531Problem Solving Using Computer SoftwareView Exams
CHM 2045General Chemistry 1View Exams
CHM 2045LGeneral Chemistry 1 LaboratoryView Exams
CHM 2046General Chemistry 2View Exams
CHM 2046LGeneral Chemistry 2 LaboratoryView Exams
CHM 2210Organic Chemistry 1View Exams
CHM 3120Introduction to Analytical ChemistryView Exams
CHM 3218Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry 2View Exams
CHM 3400Physical Chemistry for the BiosciencesView Exams
CHM 3610Inorganic ChemistryView Exams
CHM 4130Instrumental AnalysisView Exams
CHM 4411Physical Chemistry – Thermodynamics and KineticsView Exams
CIS 4301Information and Database Systems 1View Exams
CIS 4914Senior ProjectView Exams
CIS 4930Special Topics in CISEView Exams
CLA 3160Ancient EgyptView Exams
CLT 3930Special Topics in Classical LiteratureView Exams
COP 3530Data Structures and AlgorithmView Exams
COP 4020Programming Language ConceptsView Exams
COP 4600Operating SystemsView Exams
COP 4620Translators and Translator Writing SystemsView Exams
COT 3100Applications of Discrete StructuresView Exams
COT 4501Numerical Analysis: A Computational ApproachView Exams
CWR 3201HydrodynamicsView Exams
DEP 3053Developmental PsychologyView Exams
DEP 4930Revolving Topics in Developmental PsychologyView Exams
EAB 3764Applied Behavior AnalysisView Exams
EAS 4101AerodynamicsView Exams
EAS 4240Aerospace Structural Composites 1View Exams
EAS 4700Aerospace Design 1View Exams
ECH 3101Process ThermodynamicsView Exams
ECH 3203Fluid and Solid OperationsView Exams
ECH 4504Chemical Kinetics and Reactor DesignView Exams
ECO 2013Principles of MacroeconomicsView Exams
ECO 2023Principles of MicroeconomicsView Exams
ECO 3101Intermediate MicroeconomicsView Exams
ECP 3203Labor EconomicsView Exams
ECP 3703Managerial EconomicsView Exams
EDG 4930Special TopicsView Exams
EEL 3003Elements of Electrical EngineeringView Exams
EEL 3105Analytical Methods in Electrical EngineeringView Exams
EEL 3111CCircuits 1View Exams
EEL 3135Introduction to Signals and SystemsView Exams
EEL 3923CElectrical Engineering Design 1View Exams
EEL 4930Special Topics in Electrical EngineeringView Exams
EEX 3616Core Classroom Management StrategiesView Exams
EGM 3344Introduction to Numerical Methods of Engineering AnalysisView Exams
EGM 3401Engineering Mechanics: DynamicsView Exams
EGM 4313Intermediate Engineering AnalysisView Exams
EGM 4590BiodynamicsView Exams
EGM 4853Bio-Fluid Mechanics and Bio-Heat TransferView Exams
EIN 4321Industrial Energy ManagementView Exams
EIN 4343Inventory and Supply Chain SystemsView Exams
EIN 4354Engineering EconomyView Exams
EMA 3010MaterialsView Exams
EMA 4714Materials Selection and Failure AnalysisView Exams
EML 2023Computer Aided Graphics and DesignView Exams
EML 4312Control of Mechanical Engineering SystemsView Exams
ENC 3254Professional Writing in the DisciplineView Exams
ENC 3310Advanced ExpositionView Exams
ENV 4101Elements of Atmospheric PollutionView Exams
ENV 4121Air Pollution Control DesignView Exams
ENV 4514CWater and Wastewater TreatmentView Exams
ESC 1000Introduction to Earth ScienceView Exams
ESI 4221CIndustrial Quality ControlView Exams
ESI 4312Operations Research 1View Exams
ESI 4313Operations Research 2View Exams
ESI 4523Industrial Systems SimulationView Exams
FIN 3403Business FinanceView Exams
FIN 4504Equity and Capital MarketsView Exams
FNR 4660Natural Resource Policy and EconomicsView Exams
FOS 4311Food ChemistryView Exams
GEB 3373International BusinessView Exams
GEO 3372Conservation of ResourcesView Exams
GEO 4938Selected Topics in GeographyView Exams
GRE 1131Accelerated Beginning Ancient Greek 2View Exams
HAI 1130Beginning Haitian Creole 1View Exams
HAI 1131Beginning Haitian Creole 2View Exams
HOS 4341Advanced Horticultural PhysiologyView Exams
IDH 3931Interdisciplinary Junior HonorsView Exams
INR 4083War and Peace in World PoliticsView Exams
INR 4204Comparative Foreign PolicyView Exams
LIN 4320Introduction to PhonologyView Exams
LIN 4930Special Topics in LinguisticsView Exams
MAA 4102Introduction to Advanced Calculus for Engineers and Physical Scientists 1View Exams
MAA 4103Introduction to Advanced Calculus for Engineers and Physical Scientists 2View Exams
MAA 4402Functions of a Complex VariableView Exams
MAC 1105Basic College AlgebraView Exams
MAC 1114TrigonometryView Exams
MAC 1140Precalculus AlgebraView Exams
MAC 1147Precalculus Algebra and TrigonometryView Exams
MAC 2233Survey of Calculus 1View Exams
MAC 2234Survey of Calculus 2View Exams
MAC 2311Analytic Geometry and Calculus 1View Exams
MAC 2312Analytic Geometry and Calculus 2View Exams
MAC 2313Analytic Geometry and Calculus 3View Exams
MAC 3472Honors Calculus 1View Exams
MAC 3473Honors Calculus 2View Exams
MAD 4401Introduction to Numerical AnalysisView Exams
MAN 3025Principles of ManagementView Exams
MAP 2302Elementary Differential EquationsView Exams
MAP 4305Differential Equations for Engineers and Physical ScientistsView Exams
MAS 3300Numbers and PolynomialsView Exams
MAS 4105Linear Algebra 1View Exams
MAS 4203Introduction to Number TheoryView Exams
MCB 3020Basic Biology of MicroorganismsView Exams
MET 1010Introduction to Weather and ClimateView Exams
MGF 1106Mathematics for Liberal Arts Majors 1View Exams
MGF 1107Mathematics for Liberal Arts Majors 2View Exams
MUH 3025Popular Music in the USA: From Ragtime to Hip-Hop and BeyondView Exams
OCE 3016Introduction to Coastal and Oceanographic EngineeringView Exams
ORH 4223Golf and Sports Turf ManagementView Exams
PCB 3063GeneticsView Exams
PCB 4522Molecular GeneticsView Exams
PCB 4674EvolutionView Exams
PHH 3400Modern PhilosophyView Exams
PHI 2630Contemporary Moral IssuesView Exams
PHY 2004Applied Physics 1View Exams
PHY 2005Applied Physics 2View Exams
PHY 2020Introduction to Principles of PhysicsView Exams
PHY 2048Physics with Calculus 1View Exams
PHY 2049Physics with Calculus 2View Exams
PHY 2053Physics 1View Exams
PHY 2054Physics 2View Exams
PHY 2060Enriched Physics with Calculus 1View Exams
PHY 2061Enriched Physics with Calculus 2View Exams
PHY 3063Enriched Modern PhysicsView Exams
PHY 3101Introduction to Modern PhysicsView Exams
PHY 3513Thermal Physics 1View Exams
PHY 4222Mechanics 2View Exams
PHY 4523Statistical PhysicsView Exams
PHY 4604Introductory Quantum Mechanics 1View Exams
PHY 4605Introductory Quantum Mechanics 2View Exams
PHZ 3113Introduction to Theoretical PhysicsView Exams
PLS 4601CPrinciples of Weed ScienceView Exams
POS 4734Research Methods in Political ScienceView Exams
PSY 2012General PsychologyView Exams
QMB 3250Statistics for Business DecisionsView Exams
RTV 3320Electronic Field ProductionView Exams
SOP 3004Social PsychologyView Exams
SPA 2014Forensic Applications of Speech ScienceView Exams
SPA 3011Speech AcousticsView Exams
SPM 4515Sport Business and FinanceView Exams
SPN 1182Preparation for Intermediate SpanishView Exams
STA 2023Introduction to Statistics 1View Exams
STA 3024Introduction to Statistics 2View Exams
STA 3032Engineering StatisticsView Exams
STA 4210Regression AnalysisView Exams
STA 4211Design of ExperimentsView Exams
STA 4321Introduction to ProbabilityView Exams
STA 4322Introduction to Statistics TheoryView Exams
STA 4504Categorical Data AnalysisView Exams
STA 4702Multivariate Statistical MethodsView Exams
SUR 3393Geographic Information SystemsView Exams
SUR 3501Spatial Measurement SystemsView Exams
SUR 4201Route Geometrics and DesignView Exams
THE 2000Theatre AppreciationView Exams
URP 4000Preview of Urban and Regional PlanningView Exams
VME 3001The DogView Exams
ZOO 4926Special Topics in ZoologyView Exams

Top 10 Majors at the UF

Since it was founded, the University of Florida has always strived for excellence. Over the years, it has slowly climbed up the school rankings, it is currently ranked number eight on the list of top 10 public universities published by U.S. News & World Report. UF offers a wide variety of programs and majors for students to choose from. Here are the top 10 majors at UF:

1. Journalism

The UF College of Journalism and Communications

UF is one of the best schools in the nation for journalism students. Through UF’s journalism school, students get from professors with a wide breadth of experience and the chance to do hands-on work in the field before they graduate. No matter what area of journalism you want to focus on, UF has classes tailored to fit your interests.

2. Engineering

The Weil College of Engineering

Many students come to UF for its engineering program. The engineering college offers a number of different fields of focus, including mechanical, electrical, industrial and systems, and more.

3. Business

The UF Business College

UF’s business major is another popular choice for incoming students. Because of its large number of different areas of study, classes and, and majors it’s also a good choice for students applying to college as ‘undecided’.

4. Biology

Many UF Biology Students Will Take Classes in the Chemistry Building Before They Graduate

UF’s Biology major combines the resources of two different colleges at the university, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, to give Bio students the best education possible. This also gives students the flexibility to tailor their education more closely to their future career goals.

5. Psychology

UF's Psychology Building

Psychology is one of the most popular majors in UF’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Its wide array of dedicated professors and multiple areas of specialization, including Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience, make it the perfect choice for anyone planning to go to graduate school or enter the field after graduation.

6. Political Science

UF's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Offers Many of the Classes Political Science Majors Will Take

UF’s political science program is perfect for any student planning to have a career in politics after graduation. In the program, students will learn everything they need to know, from the history of American politics to international relations.

7. Graphic Design

Graphic Design Students Work on Their Projects

UF’s Graphic Design program offers students plenty of opportunities to hone their talents and discover new passions. Students have access to state of the art equipment from the university that they’ll use to complete a variety of courses in 2D, 3D, and 4D design, preparing them for their future careers and giving them opportunities that they may not have at other schools.

8. Advertising

A Student Advertising Team Meeting

One of the many majors offered through UF’s College of Journalism and Communications, Advertising is another one of UF’s more popular majors. Through the program, students will learn a number if real-world problem solving and marketing skills that they can apply to a variety of career fields post-graduation.

9. Environmental Science

Environmental Science Majors Can Take a Variety of Electives in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Building

Environmental Science is one of the most popular majors offered in UF’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The program offers students many opportunities for hands-on field work and international study not available at other colleges.

10. History

UF Library West

The faculty of UF’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are dedicated to making sure students who choose to pursue a History major are given the best learning experience possible. Instead of huge lecture halls and impersonal teaching styles, professors opt for intimate classes, focusing on debate, in-depth analysis of course material, and developing strong writing skills.

Top 10 Library Resources at University of Florida

At the University of Florida (UF) you will find several resources that will help you succeed. Here are some 10 resources that you can find in UF libraries as well as 5 libraries including info on study spaces. Happy studying!

1. Borrowing

At UF, you can use your student ID to borrow books and take home. You may extend you borrowing period as well een after you are done with materials. Not only you can borrow books, but you can also take out movies and other media.

cartoon of man reading book

2. Course Reserves

Course reserves are a space for you where you can take out specific course materials or printed books that your professors specifically designed. You may take out these books for lesser time than other books, since there is a huge demand on course materials.

textbooks on shelf

3. Study Spaces

At UF, there are a ton of study spaces that you can find in the libraries as well as inside the dorm rooms and in your departmental areas. You may even find study spaces with a group of people, which brings us to our next point…

 study space university of florida

4. Reserving rooms

The UF Libraries offers you the opportunity to reserve rooms for studying in groups. You can use  the LibCal room booking module to do so. You will find spaces in the following libraries: Education Library Study Rooms, Library West Study Rooms, Library West Graduate Student Study Rooms (Requires graduate student access to the sixth floor of Library West), Marston Science Library Study Room.

 study group

5. Subject Specialists & Guides

This website (http://apps.uflib.ufl.edu/staffdir/SubjectSpecialist.aspx) has a directory of all the staff you need to find subject specialists. If you are looking for materials in a specific field, subject guides will help orient you to where to start looking.


6. Printing

You may print at UF libraries. The cost of one Black and White page, 2 sided is 0.8$. You can even print now and pay later by using your Gatorlink account. It will bill you at the end of the month under “miscellaneous”. Check your bill at https://my.ufl.edu. You may even login from your mobile or computer using https://mobileprint.at.ufl.edu. There, you can choose your printing method (upload file, web print, email print, driver print) and pay via MyUFL.

cartoon of printing

7. ILL (InterLibraryLoan)

If there are some books or materials you are not finding easily, UF has partnered with other libraries to give you those resources. For more information, visit ILL/ILLiad FAQ where you will learn more about loans.

 interlibrary loan

8. Ask A Librarian

Not only you can drop by the library to ask a librarian. You may also text them, email them or call them. Visit https://cms.uflib.ufl.edu/ask to find the contact info!

girl wondering thought bubble

9. Alumni services

At UF, you keep getting services even as an alumni! You will be able to receive special discounts and borrowing services. Visit the following website to learn more about the library privileges for UF alumni!

cartoon of alumni

10. Online journals

If you need to access certain journals , you can use your UF ID to access academic journals in humanities and sciences that you will use for research purposes. You may access those online from the comfort of your own home and use them to reference your class papers or research thesis. Visit http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/journals.html to start browsing the journals.

 online journal

5 Libraries at the University of Florida

1. Library West

This library has general study areas that you can use with your friends. In the general study areas some talking is allowed, but you can also find silent areas on the fourth, and 6th floor. At Library West, you may even find group study rooms that you can reserve. These rooms have seating and LCD monitors. There are 28 individual rooms for graduate students. If you are a grad student, you may fill in an online form to reserve your spot.

Library West at dusk

2. Marston Science Library

Martson Science Library contains material relevant to your science courses from physics, to chemistry to medicine. You will find general study rooms on the first , second and third floors. There are also silent individual areas for finals cramming on the 4th and 5th floors.

Marston Science Library

3. Architecture and Fine Arts Library

In this library you will find material relevant to architecture, art history and modern art. You will also find general study areas where you may talk a little with friends.

Image result for architecture library university of florida

4. Education Library

At the Education Library, you will find materials relevant to education theory, policies and research. This library has group study areas as well as areas for group discussions . You may find those on the first (1 study room) and second floor (4 study rooms)

Image result for education library university of florida

5. Smathers Library

The Smathers library also has spaces for you to study with your friends on the third floor especially at the Latin American and Caribbean Collection.  There are also general studying areas with some talking allowed and silent individual rooms on the first and second floors.

Image result for education library university of florida

UF library resources are important for all students who are hoping to get As on their courses or make progress in research.  Make sure to use the study spaces and course materials to make your undergrad years easier. Library time is important to get you out of the dorm room vibe.

Top 10 Dorms at the UF

Student housing at the University of Florida is managed by the Division of Student Affairs. It provides housing for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on and off-campus. Approximately 8,100 students live in single-student residence halls. Nearly 1,600 students and their families also live on campus in 980 apartments arranged in Village Communities. Here are some of the housing facilities at the University.

1. Beaty Towers

Beaty Towers








11 Beaty Towers Gainesville, FL 32603

Beaty Towers offers apartment-style living for 787 students. Each suite has two bedrooms, a private bathroom, a study and a kitchenette. The kitchenette comes with a refrigerator, stove, oven, and garbage disposal. Each room has dressers, desks, and built-in closets. The beds in Beaty Towers can be bunked or separated.

2. Broward Hall


Broward Hall








680 Broward Dr, Gainesville, FL 32603

Broward Hall offers a wide range of room styles including single, double, and triple. The hall hosts 690 undergraduate students. Each floor has a dedicated Resident Assistant to promote safety and a social environment. Additionally, the common area kitchen on each floor includes a microwave, range, and stove. Students will be required to bring their own in-room refrigerators.

3. Buckman Hall

Buckman Hall








132 Buckman Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611

Buckman Hall is located in the historic district (one of the most beautiful areas on campus.) As one of the oldest buildings on campus, no two rooms in this residence halls are the same. The hall offers a wide array of housing styles including single, double, and triple rooms to 126 undergraduate students. The common area kitchen on each floor includes a microwave and stove. Each floor has a dedicated Resident Assistant to promote safety and a social environment.

4. Fletcher Hall

Fletcher Hall








72 Buckman Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611

Fletcher Hall is also located in the historic district. The hall is home to 166 undergraduate students and offers a wide array of housing styles including single, double, and triple rooms. The common area kitchen on each floor includes a microwave and stove.  There is a dedicated Resident Assistant on each floor that  promotes safety and ensures that there is a social environment.

5. Hume hall

Hume hall









Museum Rd, Gainesville, FL 32601

The Hume Honors Residential College is exclusively for students in the UF Honors Program.This suite style hall offers single and double rooms to 590 students. Each floor has a dedicated Resident Assistant to promote safety and a social environment. Additionally, the common area kitchen on each floor includes a microwave and stove.

6. Lakeside Complex

Lakeside Complex







Radio Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611

Lakeside Complex is located near Lake Alice, the “Bat-House” observatory, and the Southwest Recreation Center. Lakeside Residential Complex is designed for students who prefer more personal privacy as well as the opportunity to share common social and recreational space with other students. Each apartment has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a kitchen with a full-size refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave. Lakeside is not open 24/7 but has a resident Assistant on-call for after-hours lockouts.

7. East Hall

East Hall lounge

East Hall, Gale Lemerand Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608

East Hall is a traditional style residence hall offering double and triple rooms to 210 undergraduate students. Additionally, the common area kitchen on each floor includes a microwave and stove. Each floor has a dedicated Resident Assistant to promote safety and a social environment.

8. Corry Village

Corry Village







Residence Address: 278 Corry Village, Gainesville, FL 32603

Corry Village located in the heart of the University of Florida campus near the UF Law School, Baby Gator, UF Agricultural Gardens, and the beautiful Lake Alice. Corry has One-Bedroom and two-bedroom apartments and is home for 216 graduate students and students with family. Corry features fun playgrounds and resident parking. Some Corry residents have gas service for heating and cooking from Gainesville Regional Utilities. Residential apartments include a kitchen with range, oven, and full-size refrigerator. Residents need to supply their furniture.

9. Cypress Hall

Cypress Hall

1310 Museum Rd, Gainesville, FL 32612

Cypress Hall offers a wide range of room styles including Single Suites, Double Suites, and Super Suites. The hall is home to 255 undergraduate students. Each floor has a dedicated Resident Assistant to promote safety and a social environment. Additionally, the common area kitchen on each floor includes a stove and oven. Students need to supply their in-room microwave and refrigerator.

10. Diamond Village

Diamond Village





University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32603

Diamond Village is located near the UF College of Medicine, Baby Gator, and UF Health. It houses 208 graduate students and students that wish to live with family. Diamond Village features two-story buildings with fun playgrounds and resident parking. The residential apartments have either one bedroom or two bedrooms and include a kitchen with range, oven, and full-size refrigerator. Residents need to supply their furniture.

Here is your Move-In Day Packing List at the Ohio State University

1. Room Basics

student room







  • Beddings
  • Decorations
  • Mattress cover
  • Clothes
  • Personal effects
  • Iron box

2. Food and Snacks








  • Beverages (coffee, tea, Chocolate)
  • Juice
  • Biscuits
  • East-to-cook food (pasta, spaghetti etc.)
  • Fruits

3. Tech and Entertainment

Play Station







  • Laptop
  • Game console
  • Music player
  • TV
  • Headphones

4. School Supplies

books and stationaries







  • Notebooks
  • Exercise books
  • Pens and Pencils
  • Sticker notes
  • Marker pens
  • Paper clips

5. Cleaning Up and Organizing

A lady cleaning her room







  • Mop/broom
  • Hangers
  • Storage containers
  • Bucket
  • Dustbin

6. Campus Gears

Blue T-shirt







  • Campus branded clothes (T-shirts, shirts, hoodies, and jackets)
  • Bag pack
  • Umbrella
  • Walking shoes
  • Sunscreen

7. Items You Should Ask First Before Bringing

Ask first









  • Pets
  • Furniture
  • Refrigerators
  • Halogen lamps
  • Hoverboard




Top 10 Professors at the University of Florida

One of the top sports colleges in all of the nation, the University of Florida has been home to some pretty athletic Gators. They’ve also been home to some pretty academic Gators, too. Here are the top ten professors who love to do “the chomp.”

1. James Goodwin

Professor of Languages at university of florida james goodwin

Rating: 5.0
Department: Languages

Courses Taught by Professor Goodwin:

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Student Reviews of Professor Goodwin:

“Of all the professors I’ve seen at UF so far, Professor Goodwin is the best example of what you would expect in a university instructor. He is passionate about his subject, and cares a lot about the students. Do the assigned readings and look over the study guides, and you’ll do well on the tests. I’d definitely recommend his class!”

“Dr. Goodwin is a model professor. I’ve taken him 4 times now in both Russian Language and Literature. He is accessible, understanding, caring, and clearly loves what he teaches. I think that he’s by far the best professor that I have had at UF. I have received A’s in all of his classes, and I would not characterize them as very hard.”

“I’ve taken 3 of his classes and am signed up for my 4th for next semester. I would take anything he is teaching. SUPER understanding!! Embodies everything a professor should be.”

2. Ingrid Kleespies

Professor of Languages at university of florida ingrid kleespies

Rating: 5.0
Department: Languages

Courses Taught by Professor Kleespies

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Student Reviews of Professor Kleespies

“Extraordinary professor. Incredibly passionate about Russian language/literature and so knowledgeable. Very fair grader as well. Lets students learn at their own pace. Very accessible outside of class and through email. Lots of room for extra credit improvement. Would take again.”

“Best professor ever. Dr. Kleespies is smart and caring. She really wants her students to learn. You can tell she loves teaching! I decided to take two classes with her this semester and I was constantly thinking and practicing. That being said her classes take a lot of work, but if you are willing to put the effort in you will be just fine!”

“I loved this class! It’s hard enough reading War and Peace, but she made the class so interesting that I would gladly read it again. It was difficult reading 50 pages every two days, but completely worth it. She is very knowledgeable on Russian history and literature.”

3. Brandon Fantozzi

Professor of Business at university of florida brandon fantozzi

Rating: 5.0
Department: Business

Courses Taught by Professor Fantozzi

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Student Reviews of Professor Fantozzi

“You are very helpful and easy to get in contact with about any question we have in regards to our class and homework.”

“You are great!”

“He was very helpful!”

4) James Leary

Professor of Engineering at university of florida james leary

Rating: 5.0
Department: Engineering

Courses Taught by Professor Leary

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Student Reviews of Professor Leary

“Dr. Leary was a pretty good teacher and is a great all around guy. If you go into this class treating it like a normal class at UF you should easily get an A just do all the assignments and all the extra credit and your golden.”

“One of the best professors at UF!”

“Dr. Leary is my advisor and has been my professor several times. He is probably the nicest person you will ever meet. He can be vague at times, but has no problem clarifying anything for you. I would recommend taking his class anytime, and talking to him for any problems you have at UF.”

5) Teresa Benitez

Professor of Engineering at university of florida teresa benitez

Rating: 5.0
Department: Engineering

Courses Taught by Professor Benitez

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Student Reviews of Professor Benitez

“Best professor I have ever had. I had some personal issues and she helped me through everything. There were six exams and about 10 homework assignments, and we built a model of a combustion engine which was awesome. I recommend her without reservation.”

“Best prof ever! Never gets boring with her.”

“Benitez is one of the nicest profs I have ever had. The class isn’t easy, but she is always willing to help and will answer emails ASAP. She really knows the material and goes the extra mile to make it easier to understand and remember. She is my favorite prof that I have had so far. Attendance is extra credit on random days. Best class ever.”

6) Kenneth Kidd

Professor of English at university of florida kenneth kidd

Rating: 5.0
Department: English

Courses Taught by Professor Kidd

LIT4930 – Learn More

Student Reviews of Professor Kidd

“Kidd is a very funny and lighthearted professor who likes to make class discussions casual and entertaining. He always chooses fresh YA or kid lit books so they don’t put you to sleep, although I can’t say that about the related articles. He does need full class participation or it gets awkward, and beware of pop quizzes. I’d take him again!”

“Professor Kidd is one of the kindest and most caring English professors at UF! He’s always willing to help, he cares about student opinion, and he grades fairly. If you talk to him during office hours and email him about your essay assignments, he’ll give you feedback until your paper is A worthy. So, be sure to utilize those resources!”

“By far my favorite English professor at UF. He’s funny, engaging, and makes the class interesting by picking books that get the students talking! He’s very thoughtful when grading papers and gives great feedback. The assignments are straightforward. New book every week, but that’s English for you. I will be taking him again and I can’t wait!”

7) Perihan Saygin

Professor of Economics at university of florida perihan saygin

Rating: 5.0
Department: Economics

Courses Taught by Professor Saygin

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Student Reviews of Professor Saygin

“Probably among the best professors in UF! She made an otherwise theoretical course very pleasing to learn! Excellent teaching skills and extremely knowledgeable in her field! Very clear explanations and her exams are neither too hard or easy! She also offers the occasional extra credit to boost your grade! She made me enjoy learning macroeconomics!”

“Professor Saygin is the best UF teacher. She cares so much about her students and shes very fair and understanding. She’s always there if you need her help. The material is pretty hard so of course you need to study hard. She’s sweet but dont get on her bad side. She’s very real and honest, which is why she’s awesome!”

“UF is lucky to have Dr. Saygin. She cares about you not only being able to pass the class, but also take something away from it. The material is interesting and at a moderate difficulty. If you need help ask, but make sure you pay attention during class because she will call you out. Her exams are fair and the class was a joy to take.”

8) Amanda Reynolds

Professor of English for university of florida amanda reynolds

Rating: 5.0
Department: English

Courses Taught by Professor Reynolds

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Student Reviews of Professor Reynolds

“Very nice, enthusiastic, and smart. Not bad to look at either.”

“Amanda is still one of my favorite professors at UF– she is easygoing, passionate about what she does and wants to make class as fun as possible, like having class outside, etc. Our final was a dinner party at her house where we turned in our portfolios and drank wine. Young, nice and cool, too.”

“Incredibly nice, very easygoing, and knows what she’s talking about. Very approachable!”

9) Laurie Taylor

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Rating: 5.0
Department: English

Courses Taught by Professor Taylor

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Student Reviews of Professor Taylor

“Laurie was so nice. First year Florida was a snooze but she tried to keep it interesting. Evan was the peer mentor and I loved him. He was awesome. They made a great team.”

“She is the most caring and understanding teacher I have met in UF thus far. truly a great thing to have her.”

“FYF was a ridiculous class but Laurie tried to make it fun by bringing up awesome topics and giving plenty of ops for extra credit. She is easy to go to with concerns on grades, etc and is always willing to help. Great prof!”

10) Tamer Kahveci

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Rating: 5.0
Department: Computer Science

Courses Taught by Professor Kahveci

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Student Reviews of Professor Kahveci

“What an awesome guy. Love his way of teaching.”

“He is the best.”

“He is clear about his expectations from the students. The content taught by him is useful in the field of computer science in general as well, as the algorithms he teaches in class are generally applicable in other problems of computer science. Has a really good sense of humor, and keeps the lecture fun and interesting throughout.”

Notable Research Projects per Faculty at Florida

1) Stopping Fake Pills by Steve Orlando

Examples of pills.

Faculty: Engineering

On the surface, it might seem like the only detriment to taking fake medicine is that you were scammed out of your money. However, there can also be some medical downsides, as well. Orlando’s research has developed a way to detect whether or not pills are what they claim to be.

2) Cancer Cell Growth by Kevin Butler

Using a Smartphone.

Faculty: Engineering

The security of your Smartphone is something every user is concerned about. However, the security is so easily breakable, apparently, that Smartphones are almost always having two users at a time: you and a ghost user. Butler’s research is concerned about cables that people plug into their phones.

3) Vaccination Myths by Amanda Sams Bradshaw

A pregnant woman.

Faculty: Medical Studies

Unfortunately, many people are quick to believe myths about vaccination. However, this leads to dangerous illnesses that could pervade children. Bradshaw’s studies show that if doctors address the myths surrounding vaccination before the baby is born, then the health of the child will be maintained throughout the infancy.

4) Bats and Fireflies by Marc Branham

A firefly.

Faculty: Biology

Despite the wide array of creatures that belong to the diets of bats, scientific researchers noticed one thing that the bats do not eat: fireflies. However, Branham thought that there might be a connection between the two animals that goes way back in their history. He learned that fireflies are not eaten by bats because they developed their lights through evolution to avoid being eaten.

5) Helping Turtles by Cathi Campbell

Aiding a turtle.

Faculty: Conservation Biology

Cathi Campbell’s research surrounds one of the ocean’s most beloved creatures. Their main goal to help these turtles is to help clean up their environments. For example, the scientists removed over twenty-five tons of fishing gear from the environments of the turtles.

The University of Florida boasts “the Swamp” on the athletic fields, but these research projects certainly rise above Swamp-quality.

10 Buildings to Know at the University of Florida

A very popular school in this country is the University of Florida. Especially for larger schools, it may be hard to get around campus. Here are 10 buildings that you need to know at the University of Florida!

1. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

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Address: 157 Gale Lemerand Dr

The one place that fans can go to cheer on the Gators is Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. This football stadium houses some big name football matches throughout the season.

2. Harn Museum of Art

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Address: 3259 Hull Rd

The Harn Museum of Art is a great way to look at priceless art right on campus. You will be able to observe some great works of art without breaking the bank to see it.

3. Stephen C. O’Connell Center

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Address: 250 Gale Lemerand Dr

The Stephen C. O’Connell Center is where the basketball and volleyball games are held. This arena is always full of energy and spirit for the Gators.

4. Peabody Hall

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Address: 1500 Union Rd

Also home to the College of Education, Peabody Hall is a historical building on campus. It opened over 100 years ago and has been in commision ever since.

5. Anderson Hall

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Address: 1507 W University Ave

Home of the College of Liberal Arts and Science, Anderson Hall is another historical building at UF. Built in the same year at Peabody Hall, Anderson is another place that is great for offices and classrooms.

6. Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 3201 Hull Rd

The Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a large complex that houses auditoriums and stages. You can come here to watch guest speakers and live performances.

7. Newall Hall

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Address: 1700 Stadium Rd

Newall Hall is a 24-hour learning center that is at the students’ disposal. You will be able to find tutoring help and a lot of other resources for no extra charge.

8. UF Cancer Hospital

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Address: 1515 SW Archer Rd

The University of Florida Cancer Hospital is the main hospital on campus. This is a working, professional workplace where students can also go on to gain real-world experience.

9. Library East

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Address: 1545 University Ave

One of the main libraries on campus is Library East. This library is quite large and has tons of resources for students to use.

10. Florida Museum of Natural History

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Address: 3215 Hull Rd

Run by the university, the Florida Museum of Natural History is a great place to spend some free time. You will be able to be immersed in history while having fun with your friends.

Fun Facts About UF

1. Senator Rubio

Senator Marco Rubio

One of the most notable alum to come from UF is Senator Marco Rubio. Rubio has been an elected official for the state of Florida for a while and is a proud alum.

2. Gatorade

Gatorade in the original form

In 1965, scientists accidentally invented Gatorade as a type of medicine. It was later revealed as a beverage that has grown into one of the most popular sporting drinks in the world.

3. Florida Alligator

The Florida Alligator

UF’s student newspaper is known as the Florida Alligator. In fact, this is the largest student-run newspaper in the entire country.

4. Florida Bat Conservancy

Some university bat houses

A unique feature of this school is the Florida Bat Conservancy. This is a specific building just for holding bats in order to conserve their lives.

5. UF African American Degrees

A group that does college rankings

It is clear that a lot of the African American students that attend UF do very well. In fact, this school awards the second most degrees to the African American community in the entire country.

Become a Note Taker for IUF 1000 at the University of Florida

Thank you for taking the time to learn about becoming a Note Taker for IUF 1000 (What is the Good Life?) at the University of Florida.

Becoming a Note Taker for IUF 1000 will require you to:

? Upload weekly lecture notes from IUF 1000
? Contribute the IUF 1000 syllabus
? Provide the ISBN of the textbook used for IUF 1000
? Help create a midterm and final exam study guide for IUF 1000

As a Note Taker for IUF 1000, you will:

? Receive compensation for uploading your IUF 1000 weekly lecture notes
? Gain terrific experience to put on your resume
? Help IUF 1000 students prepare for their midterms & final exams

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In addition, 60% of students who become a Note Taker improve their grades (according to our Annual Note Taker Survey). Below is the IUF 1000 GPA Grading System:

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For each IUF 1000 lecture note, textbook note, chapter summary, and/or study guide you upload onto OneClass, you will receive OneClass credits which you can redeem for:

? Accessing other University of Florida notes and study guides
? Prepaid Visa cards
? Cash payments via PayPal
? Amazon gift cards
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? and more

You can also check out OneClass’ “Easiest Ways to Succeed in IUF 1000 at the University of Florida” for free which provides 5 awesome tips about how to succeed in the course.

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Tips For Success in AMH2020 at University of Florida

AMH2020 or US History since 1877 is a history class that several UF majors (including Journalism) require as a prerequisite. The course set-up is fairly simple: lecture twice a week and discussion once a week. The class can move kind of fast, but don’t worry, with these tips you shouldn’t have a problem passing the class!

Be Prepared to Learn About History from Before 1877

The official title of the course should be US History since 1865. The first few lectures in the class cover material from Reconstruction, starting right after the Civil War. This material will probably be a review for most students, but don’t just brush off the information. Some of it will likely show up on the midterm, so make sure you have good notes. Even if the exam questions aren’t directly about reconstruction, you can still use reconstruction events to help support points in your essays.

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Buy The Textbooks

There are three required textbooks for AMH2020. Since it’s an American History course, some students think they don’t necessarily need to buy all the textbooks. Unfortunately, this is not the case for AMH2020. The final paper and some of the exam questions will cover material from the textbooks that aren’t covered during lecture, meaning you need that specific knowledge. Discussions will also cover a combination of lecture material and textbook material, so in order to participate, you need to read the chapters.

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Show Up For Discussion

Discussion is when all the quizzes in the class take place. The quizzes aren’t announced beforehand, so if you don’t show up you could miss a quiz that you may not be able to make up. You also miss out on easy participation points by skipping discussion. In other words, your attendance record for discussion each week could mean the difference between getting an A or a B at the end of the semester.

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Be Prepared to Write

AMH2020 is a class that requires a lot of writing. There is a final paper at the end of the course. The midterm has an essay that is worth 20 of the exam’s 25 points. The exams also have short answer questions that require about 3-5 sentences worth of information to get full points. At the beginning of discussion, you’ll also have to turn in written summaries of the textbook readings to get full participation points. In other words, you better get used to writing historical essays.

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Check Canvas Often

Canvas can be a very valuable tool in AMH2020, and I don’t just mean to check your grade. Prior to exams, your professor will post a list of example short answers and a list of possible essay questions (one of which will be the essay you write on the actual exam). These questions can be extremely helpful when studying so you don’t feel like you’re going into the exam blind. Canvas is also your go-to for information regarding extra credit at the end of the course.


As you can tell, AMH2020 requires a decent amount of work. The good part is, none of it is necessarily difficult work. If you show up, apply yourself, pay attention and take notes, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t do great! Good luck!

Tips For Success in JOU4201 At UF

JOU4201 (News Center Practicum) is probably one of the most important classes that UF Journalism students can take. The class is great for building field experience and will give students a chance to get their stories published on the WUFT news website. The class requires a lot of work both inside and outside of the classroom, but if you follow these tips, you’ll be able to do quite well.

Manage Your Time Wisely

Over the course of the semester, you’ll do a lot of reporting within the community. You’ll be assigned a zip code at the beginning of the semester and will be responsible for reporting on stories in that area. When you’re writing a new story it’s important to plan ahead of time so you’ll have time to get to your location, interview sources, write the story, and submit it before your deadline. The better you are with time management, the easier the course will be for you.

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Treat The Class Like An Internship

Throughout the course, you’ll probably hear your professor say this pretty often, and that’s because it’s true. Once a week, you’ll have lab in the WUFT newsroom where you’ll work on crafting pitches, writing stories, doing research, finding sources, and editing your work. Your goal in the class is to get your stories published and this leads to valuable experience you can put on your résumé. More often than not you’ll be doing fieldwork outside of class, so treating it like internship work instead of homework will lead to better results when you submit your stories.

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Use Your Editors And Peers To Your Advantage

If you’re having trouble coming up with a pitch or finishing up a story, don’t be afraid to ask for help. Editors are there to assist you if you’re stuck! Another equally valuable resource is your classmates. Sometimes getting a classmate to read and critique your story can be enough to push it to the next level. When in doubt, always get a second opinion!

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Make Sure You Show Up Early For Your Pitch Meeting

During the semester you will sign up for two daily deadline stories. These stories need to be pitched at the pitch meeting, reported on, and published, all before the end of the day. The thing some students forget is that the pitch meeting technically starts before class, so you’ll need to show up in advance to make your pitch. If you show up late you’re only going to look bad, so being early is the best policy.

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Be Sure To Submit Your Stories On Canvas And Gmail

This is something that students tend to have trouble remembering, but technically you have to submit each story twice. You’ll submit one copy to the WUFT Gmail account so it can be uploaded and published and you’ll submit the same story to Canvas for grading. If you just submit to Canvas your story won’t be published, if you just submit to Gmail you’ll get a zero for the assignment. It’s a lose-lose situation, so make sure you remember to submit to both places!

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JOU4201 can be a lot of work. It may seem overwhelming at first since you’re introduced to everything all at once, but once you get through those first couple of weeks you’ll get the hang of everything! With hard work and proper planning, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t do well in the class! Good luck!

3 Tips For Success in POS2041 At University of Florida

Many UF students will probably take POS2041 (American Federal Government) before they graduate. The course is required for several majors, including Political Science, and is suggested for students in other programs like Journalism. The course is designed to help students understand the American political system, it’s origins, and how it has changed over time. The class may seem intimidating at first, but with the right preparation, it won’t be hard to pass! just follow these simple steps:

Be Sure To Read All Of The Assigned Readings

Reading is a pretty big component of being successful in POS2041. Your professor will rarely cover all of the assigned readings during lecture, but just because the material isn’t covered in class doesn’t mean it won’t be on the exam. Reading and taking notes on anything that’s been assigned can be extremely helpful, especially if you are unsure of anything because your professor will be able to help clear up any uncertainties during the lecture. It never hurts to read and be prepared!

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Pay Attention To Lectures

The class can be pretty reading heavy, but the lectures are also important. There is a pretty even balance of questions on the exams that relate to material covered in lecture and material covered in readings. Lectures may also cover material that you won’t find in any of the readings, the two are meant to go hand-in-hand. So, paying attention and taking good notes during lectures will save you a lot of trouble when you study for the exams.

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Know Your Way Around The Constitution 

While taking POS2041, you’ll be required to take a Constitution exam. This test won’t just cover the amendments, you’ll also be required to have knowledge of the Constitution’s various articles and sections. This knowledge will not only help you do well on the Constitution exam, but it can also be applied to other assignments later in the course. So the sooner you start studying for the Constitution exam, the better!

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Don’t Let The Homework Pile Up

The homework assignments in POS2041 generally aren’t too difficult, so it shouldn’t take you a super long time to complete them and get a good grade. But, if you procrastinate, the homework will pile up easily, leaving you playing catch-up. This can lead you to lose points for silly mistakes because you are rushing to get everything done. Get the homework assignments done early so that they’re out of the way and you have time to read the assigned readings before lectures and do homework for other classes.

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Stay Up To Date With Current Politics

POS2041 is just as much about the present as it is about the past. Throughout the course, you will also be asked to complete assignments that relate directly to current events. So, having a basic knowledge of what’s going on in U.S. politics will be a big help when researching, and will make these assignments go a lot smoother.



POS2041 is a fascinating class, especially if you are interested in politics or the structure of the U.S. government.  It’s not difficult to succeed in the class as long as you are willing to put in the work. Hopefully, this article will make you more prepared for the class if you ever plan to take it! Good luck!