Elementary Education Program*

Associate of Arts (AA) – 2 Year Degree

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – 4 Year Degree

The student upon completion of the requirements of this program will

1. Demonstrate a familiarity with Biblical genre, interpretation, and application from both Testaments along with the ability to articulate the doctrines of God, Man, and Salvation, particularly from a Wesleyan-Arminian viewpoint.

2. Understand the humanities, the social and behavioral sciences, as well as the exact and applied sciences as they relate to a Biblical world view.

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

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

5. Develop analytical and research skills necessary for successful, life-long learning.

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

Bachelor of Arts

Classes in Program

128 Total Credit Hours

BIB 111 Old Testament Literature

BIB 112 New Testament Literature

BIB 142 Pentateuch

BIB 152 Acts

BIB 282 Gospels

BIB 274 Prophetic Literature

BTH 121 Doctrine and Practice of Prayer

BTH 215 Christian Beliefs

BTH 236 Doctrine of Holiness

BTH 452 Apologetics

Bible/Theology Electives (9hrs)

ENG 121 English Composition I

ENG 122 English Composition II

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

MUS 211 Introduction to Music

LIT ___Literature Elective (Choose from LIT 232, 246, 258) 

PSY 234 Dev. Psychology: Child and Adolescent 

HIS ___History Elective (Choose from HIS 211, 212, 222, 224, 322) (6hrs) 

PSY 111 General Psychology

SCI 261 Physical Science I with Lab

SCI 263 Physical Science II

PHL 482 Faith and Contemporary Issues

SPH 262 Public Speaking

DEV 092 Applied Information Literacy

CHM 134 Child Evangelism

EDF 210 History and Philosophy of Education 

EDF 226 Educational Psychology

EDF 236 Methods of Teaching 

EDF 352 Education Administration

EDE 322 Fine Arts Methods 

EDE 334 Math Methods

EDE 360 Language Arts Methods

EDE 361 Children’s Literature 

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

EDE 480 Pass Standardized Test

EDF 490 Supervised Student Teaching

HIS 372 History of the WM Church

MIS 111 History of World Missions

Associate of Arts

Classes in Program

69 Total Credit Hours

BIB 111 Old Testament Literature

BIB 112 New Testament Literature

BIB 142 Pentateuch

BTH 215 Christian Beliefs

BTH 236 Doctrine of Holiness

ENG 121 English Composition I

ENG 122 English Composition II

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

MUS 211 Introduction to Music

LIT ___Literature Elective (Choose from LIT 232, 246, 258) 

PHL 252 Introduction to Philosophy

HIS ___History Elective (Choose from HIS 211, 212, 222, 224, 322) (6hrs) 

PSY 111 General Psychology

SCI 261 Physical Science I with Lab

SCI 263 Physical Science II

SPH 262 Public Speaking

DEV 092 Applied Information Literacy

Teaching Foundations or Children’s Ministry Concentration (Choose 1)

Teaching Foundations 

CHM 134 Child Evangelism

EDE 421 Classroom Management

EDF 210 History and Philosophy of Education

EDF 226 Educational Psychology

EDF 236 Methods of Teaching

EDF 352 Education Administration or PSY 234 Dev. Psychology: Child and Adolescent

Children’s Ministry

CHM 134 Child Evangelism

EDE 322 Fine Arts Methods

EDE 361 Children’s Literature

EDF 236 Methods of Teaching

ENG 332 Creative Writing

PSY 234 Child and Adolescent Development Psychology

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