Elementary Education, B.S.

The Professional Elementary Teacher Education Program at Utah Valley University is designed to prepare quality, entry level candidates for teaching in elementary education grades K-6. Students who complete the UVU professional teacher education program and licensure requirements graduate with a baccalaureate degree in Elementary Education and are recommended for a Utah Professional Teaching License. To continue in the teacher education program, students are expected to maintain all program standards. They must maintain expected levels of competence in all coursework, field work, and student teaching with all course grades at or above a B- and a program GPA of 3.00 or higher. Additionally, teacher candidates are expected to adhere to standards of personal integrity, responsibility, and citizenship commonly expected of professional educators. The UVU teacher education program is accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP), the Utah State Office of Education, and the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Matriculation Requirements 

Admissions Requirements:

1. Reading and Writing--Complete ENGL 2010 with a B- or higher

2. Mathematics--Complete MATH 1050, 1055, or 2000 with a C or higher

3. GPA of 3.0 or higher

4. General Education coursework completed

5. Completion of Pre-Professional Core Requirements with a B- or higher (Math courses C or higher)

6. Pass LiveScan Criminal Background Check