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...
Class Class Description Credits BBL 151 New Testament Survey 3 Credits BBL 101 Old Testament Survey 3 Credits BBL 201 Bible Doctrines Survey 3 Credits BBL 111 Biblical Covenants 3 Credits ENG 101 English Composition I 3 Credits ENG 102 English Composition II 3 Credits SCI 201 Biology 3 Credits SPH 101 Speech 3 Credits HIS 212 United States History I or HIS 101 History of Civilization I 3 Credits MAC 301 College Algebra I 3 Credits MAC 302 College Algebra II 3 Credits ENL 211 Literature 3 Credits MIW 201 World Religions 3 Credits SCI 125 Earth Science 3 Credits GED 101 College Orientation 1 Credit PHS 210 Philosophy 3 Credits PSY 102 Psychology or SOC102 Sociology 3 Credits PSY 430 Educational Psychology 3 Credits CED 305 Educational Administration 3 Credits CED 407 Classroom Management 3 Credits CED 304 Teaching Methods 3 Credits PSY 420 Child Development 3 Credits CED 320 Teaching Science to Children 3 Credits CED 323 Using the Fine Arts to Teach 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 400 Educational Technology 3 Credits CED 390 Child's Health Education 3 Credits CED 420 Exceptional Children 3 Credits CED 450 Student Internship 5 Credits CED 460 Senior Seminar 3 Credits CED 430 Teaching Practicum I 3Credits CED 440 Teaching Practicum II 3 Credits Bible Electives 18 Credits General Education Electives 3 Credits Total: 129 Credits