Elementary Education Program*

The student upon completion of the requirements of this program will

1. Provide evidence of professional education competency in the areas of content knowledge, instructional methodology, as well as the principles of learning and teaching.

2. Exhibit the essential elements of successful classroom instruction and management under the guidance of a master teacher.

3. Demonstrate ways in which a Scriptural understanding shapes educational practices.

4. Articulate a philosophy of Christian education that will present a commitment of service through the Christian School.

*The AWC Elementary Education program is not designed to lead to state certification.

Bachelor of Arts

Classes in Program

126 Total Credit Hours

BIB 111 Old Testament Literature

BIB 112 New Testament Literature

BIB 152 Acts

BIB 242 Pentateuch

BIB 274 Prophetic Literature

BIB 282 Gospels

BIB 482 Romans & Galatians

BTH 121 Doctrine and Practice of Prayer

BTH 215 Christian Beliefs

BTH 236 Doctrine of Holiness

BTH 452 Apologetics

Bible/Theology Electives (6hrs)

English Composition

ENG 121 English Composition I

ENG 122 English Composition II


MAT ___ Math Elective (Choose from MAT 123, 133)

Arts and Humanities 

EDE 361 Children’s Literature

LIT ___ Literature Elective (Choose from LIT 232, 246, 258) 

PHL 252 Introduction to Philosophy

Social and Behavioral Sciences

HIS 432 Modern Church History

HIS ___ History Elective (Choose from HIS 211, 212, 222, 224) 

PSY 111 General Psychology

Natural and Physical Sciences

SCI 261 Physical Science I with Lab

SCI 263 Physical Science II

Interdisciplinary Studies

PHL 482 Faith and Contemporary Issues

Oral Communications

SPH 262 Public Speaking

Student Development

DEV 092 Applied Information Literacy (non-credit)

CHM 134 Introduction to Child Evangelism

EDE 322 Fine Arts Methods

EDE 334 Math Methods

EDE 360 Language Arts Methods

EDE 363 Reading Methods

EDE 365 Corrective Reading Strategies

EDE 389 Science and Health Ed. Methods

EDE 392 Social Studies Methods

EDE 393 Practicum I (Junior-Fall)

EDE 394 Practicum II (Junior-Spring)

EDE 421 Classroom Management

EDF 490 Supervised Student Teaching

EDF 210 History and Philosophy of Education

EDF 226 Educational Psychology

EDF 236 Methods of Teaching (Bible)

EDF 352 Education Administration

MIS 115 Global Studies Survey

MUS 265 Music Ministry in the Church

PSY 234 Child/Adolescent Development Psychology

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