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The Bachelor of Science in
Bible/Theology and Secondary Education

This four-year program of study leads to a double major in Bible/Theology and Secondary Education and has four major areas of educational requirements: Bible/Theology, general education, content area and professional studies. Upon successful completion of this degree program, the student is awarded a Bachelor of Science in Bible/Theology and Secondary Education. In addition to fulfilling the requirements for the bachelor’s degree, teacher candidates seeking recommendation for an initial teaching license from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners must complete all program completion and state licensure requirements. Teacher candidates seeking initial certification from ACSI must complete all requirements for the different levels of certification. It is recommended that teacher candidates apprise themselves of program admission, continuation, and completion policies, procedures, and deadlines to assist them in completing all program requirements in a timely manner.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Mrs. Sheri Popp

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Business Endorsement
Psychology Endorsement
World History Endorsement

 

Bible/Theology and Secondary Education Degree Requirements:

  1. Complete a minimum of 139.5 total credit hours.
  2. A minimum of 73 credit hours must be earned from Emmaus.
  3. All methods coursework and student teaching must be earned from Emmaus.
  4. Achieve a 2.0 minimum grade point in each professional core course in the secondary education program.
  5. Achieve a 2.0 minimum grade point in each content major course in the secondary education program.
  6. Achieve a 2.5 minimum cumulative grade point average.
  7. Complete the general graduation requirements listed in the Academic Life section of the catalog.
  8. Meet course requirements in the following areas:
    • Bible/Theology (39 credits)
      • Old Testament Survey 1 (BT 102)
      • Old Testament Survey 2 (BT 104)
      • New Testament Survey (BT 106)
      • Christian Life and Bible Study Methods (BT 110)
      • Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)
      • Hermeneutics (BT 250)
      • Theology 1 (BT 205)
      • Theology 2 (BT 210)
      • Theology 3 (BT 305)
      • Theology 4 (BT 310)
      • Bible/Theology Electives+
      • Bible/Theology/Bible-Related Elective*
    • Intercultural Studies (3 credits)
      • Missions and Evangelism 1* (ICS 104)
    • Inter-Area Studies (4.5 credits)
      • Transitions Seminar (IAS 101)
      • Servant Leader Training (IAS 102/3 – 402/3)
      • Chapel Attendance (IAS 104/5 – 404/5)
      • Senior Seminar (IAS 410)
    • Humanities (12 credits)
      • Fundamentals of Speech (COM 112)
      • English Composition (ENG 101)
      • Introduction to Literature (ENG 102)
      • Introduction to Philosophy: Christian Worldview* (PH 106)
    • Social Sciences (15 credits)
      • Educational Technology (CS 240)
      • Economics Elective
      • American History (HIS 234) or World History Elective
      • Developmental Psychology (PSY 260)
      • Educational Psychology (PSY 351)
    • Natural Sciences (10 credits)
      • College Mathematics (MAT 140)
      • Introduction to Human Biology (SCI 241)
      • Introduction to Human Biology Lab (SCI 242)
      • Math or Science Elective
    • Professional Studies in Secondary Education (35 credits)
      • Introduction to Education (ED 106)
      • Field Studies (ED 194)
      • Introduction to Exceptionalities (ED 231)
      • Field Studies (ED 295)
      • Teaching Diverse Learners (ED 311)
      • Field Studies (ED 394)
      • Instructional Design (ED 330)
      • Instructional Adaptations (ED 331)
      • Practicum 1 (ED 395/396)
      • Teaching Business (ED 410) or Teaching Social Sciences (ED 440) in Secondary Schools
      • Content Area Literacy (ED 420)
      • Principles of Management and Assessment (ED 470)
      • Practicum 2 (ED 495)
      • Student Teaching (ED 490-497)
      • Student Teaching Seminar (ED 499)
    • Additional Content Required for Business Endorsement (30 Credits)
      • Financial Accounting (ACC 110)
      • Managerial Accounting (ACC 210)
      • Global Business (BUS 102)
      • Introduction to Management Information Systems (BUS 140)
      • Business Communication (BUS 230)
      • Principles of Marketing (BUS 320)
      • Principles of Management and Leadership (BUS 330)
      • Business Law (BUS 420)
      • International Marketing (BUS 470)
      • Principles of Microeconomics (ECN 205)
    • Additional Content Required for Psychology Endorsement (21 Credits)
      • Counseling Foundations (COU 161)
      • Introduction to Psychology (PSY 151)
      • Psychological Theories and Application 1 (PSY 320)
      • Psychological Theories and Application 2 (PSY 330)
      • Abnormal Psychology (PSY 450)
      • Marriage and Family Life (SOC 109)
      • Cross-Cultural Communication (SOC 330)
    • Additional Content Required for World History Endorsement (21 Credits)
      • World Geography (GEO 117)
      • Western Civilization 1 (HIS 131)
      • Western Civilization 2 (HIS 132)
      • Latin American History (HIS 340)
      • Modern World History (HIS 350)
      • History of the Ancient Near East (HIS 410)
      • Anthropology Elective

*meets Bible-Related requirement

+at least one book study is required

 

Award: Bachelor of Science

Recommended Plan of Study for the Bachelor of Science Degree with majors in

Bible/Theology and Elementary Education (K-6 Classroom Teacher Endorsement) 2012-2013

 

 

 

 

 

First Semester

 

 

Second Semester

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Year

 

 

First Year

 

Old Testament Survey 1 (BT 102)

3(  )

 

Old Testament Survey 2 (BT 104)

3(  )

Christian Life & Bible Study (BT 110)

3(  )

 

New Testament Survey (BT 106)

3(  )

Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)

3(  )

 

Bible/Theology Elective* (BT _____)

3(  )

English Composition (ENG 101)

3(  )

 

Introduction to Literature (ENG 102)

3(  )

Child Development (PSY 254)

3(  )

 

Intro to Philosophy/CWV (PH 106)

3(  )

Transitions Seminar (IAS 101)

1(  )

 

Introduction to Education (ED 106)

3(  )

Servant-Leader Training  (IAS 102)                            

.5(  )

 

Field Studies (ED 194)

P/F(  )

Chapel Attendance (IAS 104)

P/F(  )

 

Servant-Leader Training  (IAS 103)

.5(  )

 

 

 

Chapel Attendance (IAS 105)

P/F(  )

 

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

16.5

 

Total Credits

18.5

 

 

 

 

 

Second Year

 

 

Second Year

 

Hermeneutics (BT 250)

3(  )

 

Theology 1 (BT 205)

3(  )

Missions & Evangelism 1 (ICS 104)

3(  )

 

American History (HIS 234)

3(  )

Fundamentals of Speech (COM 112)

3(  )

 

Number Operations & Algebra in Elem (MAT 270)

3(  )

Introduction to Human Biology & Lab (SCI 241 & 242)

4(  )

 

Science Elective (SCI _____)

3(  )

Educational Technology (CS 240)

3(  )

 

Introduction to Exceptionalities (ED 231)

3(  )

Children’s Literature (ED 203)

3(  )

 

Field Studies (ED 295)

P/F(  )

Field Studies (ED 294)

P/F(  )

 

CIA in K-8 Language Arts  (ED 305)

3(  )

Servant-Leader Training(IAS 202)

.5(  )

 

Servant-Leader Training (IAS 203)

.5(  )

Chapel Attendance (IAS 204)

P/F(  )

 

Chapel Attendance (IAS 205)

P/F(  )

 

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

19.5

 

Total Credits

18.5

 

 

 

 

 

Third Year

 

 

Third Year

 

Theology 2 (BT 210)

3(  )

 

Theology 3 (BT 305)

3(  )

Bible/Theology Elective* (BT ______)

3(  )

 

Spatial Math & Data Representa in Elem (MAT 370)

3(  )

Bible/Theology* (BT ______) or Bible-Related Elective

3(  )

 

Instructional Design (ED 330)

1(  )

World Geography (GEO 117)

3(  )

 

Practicum 1 (ED 395) 70 hours

1(  )

CIA in K-6 Reading (ED 301)

3(  )

 

Teaching Visual and Performing Arts (ED 307)

2(  )

Teaching Diverse Learners (ED 311)

3(  )

 

Reading & Literacy Strategies (ED 355)

3(  )

Field Studies (ED 394)

P/F(  )

 

Diagnostic Teaching of Reading (ED 485)

3(  )

Servant-Leader Training(IAS 302)

.5(  )

 

Instructional Adaptations (ED 331)

3(  )

Chapel Attendance (IAS 304)

P/F(  )

 

Servant-Leader Training(IAS 303)

.5(  )

 

 

 

Chapel Attendance (IAS 305)

P/F(  )

 

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

18.5

 

Total Credits

16.5/19.5

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth Year

 

 

Fourth Year

 

Theology 4 (BT 310)

3(  )

 

Reading Practicum (ED 482)

 

Teaching Physical Education (ED 381)

1(  )

 

Student Teaching (ED 497)

 

CIA in K-6 Science (ED 428)

2(  )

 

Student Teaching Seminar (ED 499)

 

CIA in K-8 Social Studies & Content Area

3(  )

 

 

 

Literacy Strategies (ED 435)

Princ. of Management & Assessment (ED 470)

2(  )

 

 

 

Practicum 2 (ED 495) 70 Hours

1(  )

 

 

 

CIA in K-6 Mathematics (ED 375)

3(  )

 

 

 

Educational Psychology (PSY 351)

3(  )

 

 

 

Senior Seminar (IAS 410)

P/F(  )

 

 

 

Servant-Leader Training (IAS 402)

.5(  )

 

 

 

Chapel Attendance (IAS 404)

P/F(  )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

18.5

 

Total Credits

13/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Credits Needed:

139.5/145.5

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Elementary Education Core

 

 

*at least one book study  required

 

Professional Content Major

 

 

 

 

Optional Reading Endorsement Coursework

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students entering 1212-13