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BACHELOR OF RELIGION WITH CONCENTRATION IN - CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

Purpose

The Bachelor of Religion with Concentration in - Christian Education is designed to prepare students to work as ministers of Christian education, including youth pastor and other ministry positions.

Objectives

Students will be able to:

1. Understand basic principles of Christian education that are biblically and theologically sound.
2. Identify the principles of organization and administration related to the educational ministry of the church.
3. Articulate a personal philosophy of education that includes the role and function of the teacher, learner, curriculum, method, and purpose.
4. Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of effective age-sensitive Bible teaching methods that incorporate all learning-styles.
5. Verbalize the major developments, problems, and issues in each stage of life cycle and each stage of faith development.
Traditional Degree Program
General Education Courses 45 Credit Hours
Sequenced Courses:    
Communications    
EN 101 English Reading Skills [Description] 3
EN 201 English Composition I [Description] 3
EN 301 English Composition II [Description] 3
History    
HI 103 Origins of the Modern World: World History [Description] 3
HI 202 United States History [Description] 3
Non-sequenced Courses: Select 10 Courses    
GE 107 Introduction to Philosophy and Christian Ethics [Description] 3
GE 108 Introduction to Sociology [Description] 3
GE 110 College Algebra [Description] 3
GE 112 Principles of Economics [Description] 3
GE 113 Introduction to Computers [Description] 3
GE 205 Introduction to Information and Communications [Description] 3
GE 206 Introduction to Psychology [Description] 3
GE 209 Political Science [Description] 3
GE 215 Principle of Leadership [Description] 3
GE 302 Globalization [Description] 3
GE 303 Introduction to Anthropology [Description] 3
Biblical Studies & Applied Theology Core Studies 30 Credit Hours
NT 101 Introduction to New Testament [Description] 3
OT 101 Introduction to Old Testament 3 [Description] 3
NT 202 Life of Christ [Description] 3
OT 203 Pentateuch [Description] 3
TH 201 Bible Doctrines I [Description] 3
BS 301 Interpretation of the Bible [Description] 3
NT 303 Acts and Pauline Epistles [Description] 3
TH 301 Bible Doctrines II [Description] 3
OT 303 History of Israel [Description] 3
TH 401 Theology of Spiritual Life [Description] 3
Foundational Courses 15 Credit Hours
CH 201 Introduction to Church History [Description] 3
EV 201 Introduction to Evangelism [Description] 3
CC 301 Introduction to Christian Counseling [Description] 3
CE 301 Introduction to Christian Education [Description] 3
CM 311 Introduction to Music Ministry [Description] 3
Concentration Courses 21 Credit Hours (Select 7 Courses)
CE 303 Christian Education for Youth [Description] 3
CE 304 Christian Education for Children [Description] 3
CE 305 Sunday School Ministry [Description] 3
CE 407 Introduction to Principles of Teaching [Description] 3
CE 408 History of Christian Education [Description] 3
CE 416 Educational Administration and Management [Description] 3
CE 425 Computer Applications in Education [Description] 3
PT 452 Introduction to Educational Ministry [Description] 3
Field Practicum 3 Credit Hours
FP 310 Field Practicum I [Description] 1
FP 311 Field Practicum II [Description] 1
FP 312 Field Practicum III [Description] 1
Capstone Course 3 Credit Hours
CP 490 Capstone [Description] 3
Free Electives 6 Credit Hours
Total 123
Adult Degree Completion Program

General Education Courses


36 Credit Hours

English Language/Communication: 3 credit hours (Includes courses in English Composition, writing, literature, speech, etc.)

Social Sciences: 3 credit hours (Includes courses in Psychology, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Cultural Anthropology, etc.)

Humanities: 3 credit hours (Includes courses in Art, Music, Theater, Film, Literature, Philosophy, Ethics, etc.)

Science/Math: 3 credit hours (Includes courses in Biology, Physics, Environmental Science, Math, Computer Science, Statistics, Health, Accounting, etc.)

History: 3 credit hours (Includes courses in American, Korean, World, Art History, etc.)

General Studies Electives: 21 credit hours (Include courses in the areas listed above)

Elective Courses 24 Credit Hours
Bible and Theology Courses 18 Credit Hours (Select 6 Courses)
BS 301 Interpretation of the Bible [Description] 3
NT 101 Introduction to New Testament [Description] 3
NT 202 Life of Christ [Description] 3
NT 303 Acts and Pauline Epistles [Description] 3
OT 101 Introduction to Old Testament [Description] 3
OT 203 Pentateuch [Description] 3
OT 303 History of Israel [Description] 3
TH 201 Bible Doctrines I [Description] 3
TH 301 Bible Doctrines II [Description] 3
TH 401 Theology of Spiritual Life [Description] 3
Foundational Courses 12 Credit Hours (Select 4 Courses)
CC 301 Introduction to Christian Counseling [Description] 3
CE 301 Introduction to Christian Education [Description] 3
CH 201 Introduction to Church History [Description] 3
CM 311 Introduction to Music Ministry [Description] 3
EV 201 Introduction to Evangelism [Description] 3
Concentration Courses 21 Credit Hours (Select 7 Courses)
CE 303 Christian Education for Youth [Description] 3
CE 304 Christian Education for Children [Description] 3
CE 305 Sunday School Ministry [Description] 3
CE 407 Introduction to Principles of Teaching [Description] 3
CE 408 History of Christian Education [Description] 3
CE 416 Educational Administration and Management [Description] 3
CE 425 Computer Applications in Education [Description] 3
PT 452 Introduction to Educational Ministry [Description] 3
Field Practicum 3 Credit Hours
FP 310 Field Practicum I [Description] 1
FP 311 Field Practicum II [Description] 1
FP 312 Field Practicum III [Description] 1
Capstone Course 3 Credit Hours
CP 490 Capstone [Description] 3
Free Electives 6 Credit Hours
Total 123
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