Biology Education, B.S.

Students interested in becoming a biology teacher in a 7th-12th grade setting must complete an accredited program which includes a baccalaureate degree and pass a licensure assessment. Students that successfully complete both the UVU professional teacher education program and meet licensure requirements will receive a baccalaureate in science degree in Biology Education and a Level two endorsement in Biology. This will allow them to teach Biology in 9th-12th grade as well as middle school science in 7th and 8th grade.

Matriculation Requirements

Admission to Professional Education status is a requirement for enrollment in professional studies level courses. Admission criteria includes:

  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 a C in content area courses.
  3. Completion of all General Education requirements and 70% of content area courses.
  4. Pass LiveScan Criminal Background Check.