Purpose:

The Elementary Education major is designed for students who sense their teaching gift and desire to express it in academic settings to include Christian schools, public schools, or charter schools.

 

Requirements:

General Studies – 36 Credits

Bible and Theology Foundation – 36 Credits

Major – 51 Credits 

Total Required Credits – 123 Credits

 

Courses:

Developmental Psychology 

Introduction to Elementary Education

Philosophy of Education 

Educational Psychology 

Teaching Methods Courses

Teaching Children’s Literature

Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Instruction

Field Experience Internships 

Student Teaching

 

Program Outcomes/Goals:

Students successfully completing this program will demonstrate: 

  1. A basic academic knowledge of the history and philosophy of Christian schools and education. 
  2. Skill in the various techniques, methods, and strategies necessary for being an effective teacher.
  3. A professional level of competency in structuring and implementing effective learning experiences that enhance the growth of the whole person as demonstrated in supervised practice teaching.
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Michelle Chauncey, M.Ed

Program Director: Elementary Education