Special Education - Mild/Moderate/Severe and Autism Studies, B.S.

The proposed degree program is for a Bachelor of Science in Special Education with an emphasis in mild/moderate and severe as well as a minor in Autism studies. The program will prepare undergraduate students for a Utah Teaching Certificate in K-12 Special Education in mild/moderate and severe disabilities as well as working with children on the Autism spectrum. Students successfully completing the requirements of their UVU professional teacher education program and all licensure requirements receive a baccalaureate degree from UVU and are recommended for a Utah Professional Educator License awarded by the Utah State Board of Education.

Matriculation Requirements 

Admission criteria includes:

  • ENGL and MATH QL courses must have a grade C or higher.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • General Education and Pre-program coursework
    • Grade of B- or higher in pre-program courses (Math courses C or higher)
  • Pass LiveScan Criminal Background Check
  • (Optional) Completion of the Associate of Science degree in Pre-Elementary Education or equivalent (completion of this degree does not guarantee acceptance into the UVU Special Education Program)