Bachelor of Science in Education with Science 4-8
Engage Children’s Natural Curiosity in the Physical World
With your Bachelor of Science in Education with Science 4-8 certification from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you'll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to captivate the minds of young scientists. Learn science-based curriculum design, safety, teaching strategies and assessment geared to elementary and middle school students. Master the fundaments of educational psychology and classroom management so that you can lead your students on an exploration of earth science, physics and chemistry. Refine your critical thinking and decision-making skills and develop effective classroom management and communication skills to define your teaching style for the class.
Create a Classroom Where Creativity and Invention Intersect
Learning is fueled by curiosity, creativity, and logical thinking skills. With your
coursework, training and field experiences, you'll learn to guide students to arrive
at solutions creatively, without simply giving answers. You'll show them real-world
applications to the skills they're acquiring, and you'll learn to demonstrate how
fun and interesting science is through simple experiments. They'll develop their critical
thinking and analytical skills while learning the connection between theory and practice.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - July 15
Final - August 1
Priority - November 1
Final - December 1
Priority - March 1
Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Summer 2024Priority - May 1
Summer I Final - May 22
Summer II Final - June 28
Fall 2024Priority - August 1
Final - August 12
Returning UHCL Students - August 14
Spring 2025Priority - December 1
Final - January 6
Returning UHCL Students - January 8
- International Deadlines
Deadline - May 1
Deadline - October 1
Deadline - April 1
For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The College of Education is accredited by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).
We've earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.