Elementary Education

Program Purpose

In America today and around the world there is a great need for more Christian educators. The Elementary Education major is designed to produce highly skilled, professional teachers for Christian schools. Student teachers in this program are equipped in all the core subjects of the elementary grades and gain experience through the student teaching internship program.

Program Overview

132 Credit Hours

Bible and Theology ​

35 Credit Hours

General Education

42 Credit Hours


2 Credit Hours

Foundational Education

11 Credit Hours

Elementary Education

25 Credit Hours

Church Education

17 Credit Hours

Key Courses

CED 201 | 2 Credit Hours

A survey of the many various educational ministries of the local church. Students are challenged to develop a…

EDF 302 | 2 Credit Hours

Basic principles of classroom management, organization, discipline, and instruction with emphasis on practical application and Biblical principles.

EDF 304 | 3 Credit Hours

Basic philosophical background of Christian day-school education, Biblical principle-based curricula, instruction, and teaching.

EDF 450 | 9 Credit Hours

 Nine weeks of internship in an off-campus Christian day school involving observations,…

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