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:

  1. Develop the core competencies of a Christian Educator
  2. Define the history and relevancy of Christian Education as a discipline;
  3. Construct strategies and techniques suitable for Christian Education;
  4. Apply teaching experiences, larning methods, paradigms, and practical teaching experience to a classroom context; and
  5. 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

  1. Completion of the Florida Teacher Certification Exams (FTCE);
  2. Professional Educator Exam;
  3. Subject Area Exam; and
  4. General Knowledge Exam (Reading, Math, Essay, Language Arts).

 

Breakdown of core curriculum…

Class Class Description Credits
Bible Requirements
BBL 101 Old Testament Survey 3 Credits
BBL 111 Biblical Covenants 3 Credits
BBL 151 New Testament Survey 3 Credits
BBL 201 Bible Doctrines Survey 3 Credits
Bible Electives 12 Credits
General Education Requirements
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 Credits
ENG 102 English Composition II 3 Credits
ENL 211 Literature 3 Credits
HIS 101 History of Civilization I 3 Credits
MAC 101 College Algebra I 3 Credits
MIN 101 Introduction to Evangelism 3 Credits
MIW 201 World Religions 3 Credits
SCI 125 Earth Science 3 Credits
SPH 101 Speech 3 Credits
PHS 201 Introduction to Logic 3 Credits
PHS 210 Philosophy 3 Credits
 PSY 102 Psychology 3 Credits
Core Curriculum
CED 304 Teaching Methods 3 Credits
CED 305 Educational Administration 3 Credits
CED 320 Teaching Science to Children 3 Credits
CED 323 Teaching Fine Arts to Children 3 Credits
CED 330 Foundations in Reading 3 Credits
CED 335 Corrective Reading Strategies 3 Credits
CED 340 Teaching Math to Children 3 Credits
CED 350 Language Arts for Children 3 Credits
CED 360 Children’s Literature 3 Credits
CED 390 Child’s Health Education 3 Credits
CED 400 Educational Technology 3 Credits
CED 407 Classroom Management 3 Credits
CED 420 Exceptional Children 3 Credits
CED 430 Teaching Practicum I 3 Credits
CED 440 Teaching Practicum II 3 Credits
CED 450 Student Internship 5 Credits
CED 460 Senior Seminar 3 Credits
PSY 420 Child Development 3 Credits
PSY 430 Educational Psychology 3 Credits
Bible Electives 7 Credits
Electives 3 Credits
Total: 129 Credits