School Health Education, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science in School Health Education prepares students to serve as competent and effective school health educators. School Health Education graduates are equipped with knowledge and skills to help youth develop, improve, and maintain healthy lifestyles. School Health students will be prepared to plan, create, implement and assess health lesson plans in a school setting as they pertain to the State of Utah Health Curriculum. The School Health Education program at UVU provides a solid foundation in health knowledge, skills, and curriculum through various required courses, including: personal health and wellness, mental emotional health, nutrition, substance abuse, human diseases, human development, human sexuality, first aid and personal safety. In addition, School Health students will learn and practice skills to help them with the Educative Teacher Performance assessment (edTPA). School Health Educators work in secondary education school settings which are in the public, private, or charter sectors.

Matriculation Requirements

  1. ENGL and MATH QL courses must have a grade C or higher.
  2. GPA of 3.0 or higher with no grade lower than C in discipline core courses
  3. Completion of all General Education requirements and 70% of content area courses.
  4. Pass LiveScan Criminal Background Check.