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Bible Secondary Education Certification Program


Requirements for Major in Biblical Studies with ACSI Secondary Certification (grades 6-12)

  

PLEASE NOTE:

This program is only available to the classes of 2011, 2012, and 2013 and to those students who were registered in the Records Office prior to July 1, 2010 and designated as majoring in Biblical Studies with ACSI Secondary Certification.  All such students should regularly consult with their Education advisor. 

 

The core and distribution requirements for a major in Biblical and Theological Studies with ACSI Secondary Certification are those listed for baccalaureate degrees, with the exception that either GRE 175-176 Elementary Greek I, II or HEB 191-192 Elementary Hebrew I, II are required to fulfill the foreign language requirement.

 

All other students who desire ACSI teaching certification should pursue a B.A. degree in Biblical Studies along with the Education Minor, then enroll in the one-year Master of Arts in Teaching program following undergraduate graduation. See Dr. Jim Drexler in the Education Department for details.

 

Core requirements
58

 

Teaching Field

BIB 201. Current Issues in Biblical Studies ’W’
3
BIB 372. Hermeneutics
3
BIB 492. Senior Integration Paper ‘S’
3

Church History Course:
BIB 302. History & Expansion of Christianity I, or

BIB 303. History & Expansion of Christianity II
3

Ethics Course:
BIB 371. Christian Ethics, or
BIB 322. Deuteronomy, or

BIB 375. New Testament Ethics
3

Missions Course:
BIB 376. Outreach to Contemporary Culture, or

MIS 202. Theology of Missions, or

MIS 203. Missionary Methods and Problems
3

New Testament Upper Division Book Study

(e.g. BIB 346, 349)
3
Old Testament Upper Division Book Study

(e.g. BIB 322, 327)
3
Upper Division BTS Dept. Elective
9
Upper Division Theology Course **
6
Total hours for the major
39

 

Professional Education

EDU 121. Introduction to Teaching
3
EDU 215. Technology for Educators
3
EDU 222. Educational Psychology
3
EDU 234. Teaching in a Pluralistic Society
3
EDU 322. Nature & Needs of the Early Adol. Learner
3
EDU 340. Curr. & Methods in the Secondary School
4
EDU 361. Education of Exceptional Children
3
EDU 370. History & Philosophy of Amer. Ed.
3
EDU 411. Educational Assessment
1
EDU 497-498. Teaching Practicums I & II – Secondary
15
EDU 491. Student Teaching Seminar
1
Total Professional Education hours
42

 

Total degree hours
139