Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Religious Education2018-07-12T11:49:22+00:00

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

Upon 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, learning methods, paradigms, and practical teaching experience to a classroom context; and
  5. Design a teaching style and philosophy 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 Teacher Requirements After Graduating:

  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

CLASSCLASS DESCRIPTIONCREDITS
Bible Requirements
BBL101Old Testament Survey3 Credits
BBL111Biblical Covenants3 Credits
BBL151New Testament Survey3 Credits
BBL201Bible Doctrines Survey3 Credits
Bible Electives12 Credits
General Education Requirements
ENG101English Composition I3 Credits
ENG102English Composition II3 Credits
ENL211Literature3 Credits
HIS101History of Civilization I3 Credits
MAC101College Algebra I3 Credits
MIN101Introduction to Evangelism3 Credits
MIW201World Religions3 Credits
SCI125Earth Science3 Credits
SPH101Speech3 Credits
PHS201Introduction to Logic3 Credits
PHS210Philosophy3 Credits
 PSY102Psychology3 Credits
Core Curriculum
CED304Teaching Methods3 Credits
CED305Educational Administration3 Credits
CED320Teaching Science to Children3 Credits
CED323Teaching Fine Arts to Children3 Credits
CED330Foundations in Reading3 Credits
CED335Corrective Reading Strategies3 Credits
CED340Teaching Math to Children3 Credits
CED350Language Arts for Children3 Credits
CED360Children’s Literature3 Credits
CED390Child’s Health Education3 Credits
CED400Educational Technology3 Credits
CED407Classroom Management3 Credits
CED420Exceptional Children3 Credits
CED430Teaching Practicum I3 Credits
CED440Teaching Practicum II3 Credits
CED450Student Internship5 Credits
CED460Senior Seminar3 Credits
PSY420Child Development3 Credits
PSY430Educational Psychology3 Credits
Bible Electives7 Credits
Electives3 Credits
Total: 129 Credits

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