Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Religious Education

On completion of the Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Education, the graduate should be able to:

      • Develop the core competencies of a Christian Educator
      • Define the history and relevancy of Christian Education as a discipline;
      • Construct strategies and techniques suitable for Christian Education;
      • Apply teaching experiences, larning methods, paradigms, and practical teaching experience to a classroom context; and 
      • Design a teaching style and philosphy that reflects an integration of Education and Christian faith.


        Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Religious Education: Elementary Teacher Education

        The Elementary Education track is designed for the student who desires the benefit of a Bible education and who desires certification to teach in the Christian School or in the public school. Please note, this degree is designed for students who are interested in both ACSI and DOE certification.


         Elementary Education Program Requirements

      • Completion of the Florida Teacher Certification Exams (FTCE)

        a. Professional Educator Exam

        b. Subject Area Exam

        c. General Knowledge Exam (Reading, Math, Essay, Language Arts)




        Breakdown of core curriculum...

        ClassClass DescriptionCredits
        BBL151New Testament Survey 3 Credits
        BBL101Old Testament Survey         3 Credits
        BBL201Bible Doctrines Survey3 Credits
        BBL111Biblical Covenants          3 Credits
        ENG101English Composition I3 Credits
        ENG102English Composition II3 Credits
        SCI201Biology 3 Credits
        SPH101Speech3 Credits
        HIS212United States History I or HIS 101 History of Civilization I 3 Credits
        MAC301College Algebra I3 Credits
        MAC302College Algebra II3 Credits
        ENL211 Literature3 Credits
        MIW201World Religions3 Credits
        SCI125Earth Science3 Credits
        GED101College Orientation1 Credit
        PHS210Philosophy3 Credits
        PSY102Psychology or SOC102 Sociology3 Credits
        PSY430Educational Psychology3 Credits
        CED305Educational Administration3 Credits
        CED407Classroom Management3 Credits
        CED304Teaching Methods3 Credits
        PSY420Child Development3 Credits
        CED320Teaching Science to Children3 Credits
        CED323Using the Fine Arts to Teach3 Credits
        CED330Foundations in Reading3 Credits
        CED335Corrective Reading Strategies3 Credits
        CED340Teaching Math to Children3 Credits
        CED350Language Arts for Children3 Credits
        CED360Children's Literature3 Credits
        CED400Educational Technology3 Credits
        CED390Child's Health Education3 Credits
        CED420Exceptional Children3 Credits
        CED450Student Internship5 Credits
        CED460Senior Seminar3 Credits
        CED  430Teaching Practicum I3Credits
         CED 440Teaching Practicum II3 Credits
          Bible Electives18 Credits
          General Education Electives3 Credits
          Total: 129 Credits