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Earth Science Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Orem, UT, United States
The Bachelor in Earth Science Education program at Utah Valley University prepares students to receive a Utah State teaching credential with an endorsement in Earth Science. Through careful choice of courses, students may also earn endorsements in the other physical sciences. 
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Overview

Earth Science is the study of the Earth, including its water and atmosphere, and their relationship to humans and other living things. Earth Science applies chemistry, physics, mathematics and biology to scientific problems of the Earth.  

Careers

The Bachelor in Earth Science Education program offered by Utah Valley University provides a wide range of skills and knowledge that are applicable to today's earth science job markets, as well as a broad science education that's ideal for students planning to continue to graduate programs in law, education, business, or health fields. 

Our Department graduates professionals who are skilled and creative and who are well prepared to contribute toward solving earth and environmental science challenges faced here in Utah and worldwide.

The Earth Science Education degree prepares K-12 science teachers. The degree emphasizes earth science curriculum, but many students gear their program to qualify them to teach other physical sciences and/or geography. Job prospects for graduates are outstanding, and many UVU-educated earth science teachers are making a difference in young people’s lives through their work in Utah’s K-12 school system.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    121 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Foundations of American Education
  • Instructional Media
  • Classroom Management
  • Content Area Literacies
  • Multicultural Instruction
  • Exceptional Students

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    66

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • $115 application fee
  • Official High School Transcripts or Record Equivalent
  • English Proficiency
  • Affidavit of support and financial statements (All financial support papers must be in English, showing amounts in U.S. dollars.)
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      16092 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      16092 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
    • In-State

      5192 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 2596 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Orem

    • 950 - 1650 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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