EDU-100 CHRISTIAN SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT (3)
A study of the numerous aspects of administration and supervision
relating primarily to Christian
Schools, including school law, administrative structure, finance, personnel
curriculum, school services, and public relations.
EDU-200 HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (3)
A study of the development of educational thought in general and
religious education in particular;
including the progression of aims, ideals, goals, and methods.
EDU-101 ORIENTATION CHURCH SCHOOL (3)
This course is designed to familiarize the student with an understanding
of the Christian education
philosophy. An overview of practical ways of implementing a Christian
program at the local
EDU-102 TEACHING EVANGELISM (3)
A survey of methods of teaching personal evangelism to Christian School
EDU-103 INTRODUCTION RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (3)
An introductory study of the church at work in the ministry of education
through the interrelated
efforts of its various departments.
EDU-302 HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP (3)
History, description, and analysis of Christian leaders and what their
examples offer the Christian
EDU-304 PRINCIPLES OF CHRISTIAN TEACHING (3)
This course is designed to develop in the student a thorough understanding
of Christian Education
philosophy as opposed to secular humanism.
EDU-402 RESPONSIBILITY OF A CHURCH SCHOOL (3)
A study of the Biblical principles of family life with emphasis on the
responsibility the church
school has to the family unit in furthering the instillation of Christian
values in the child.
EDU-403 CHRISTIAN EDUCATION OF CHILDREN (3)
This course is a thorough study of the history of Christian education
beginning with the Hebrew,
Greek and Roman systems, ending with present Christian Education
EDU-406 CHURCH EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES (3)
This course provides a panorama of educational ministries in the local
church: Sunday School,
home Bible studies, summer ministries, retreats and camps, adult education,
youth and club
programs, childrenís church and missions.
EDU-407/507 SUNDAY SCHOOL MINISTRIES (3)
This course clarifies the traditional purposes, functions, and organization
of the local church
program known as Sunday school. Covers all aspects of the ministry of
bringing those involved to a
saving knowledge of Christ, enrich their spiritual lives, and prepare them
EDU-409/509 TEACHING ADULTS WITH CONFIDENCE,
A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE (3)
Gain an understanding of why teaching an adult is important,
distinguishing between teaching
methods and determining the most appropriate method for a specific group.
Learn the essential
principles for organizing and growing adult Sunday school classes.
EDU-410 CHRISTIAN SCHOOL PRACTICUM (12)
Student interaction and involvement in teaching experience. This course may
EDU-411/511 TEACHING CHILDREN WITH CONFIDENCE, A CHRISTIAN
Incorporates current learning concepts, understanding of learning
styles, cross-cultural implications
for curriculum, and nurturing evangelism effort.
EDU-412/512 TEACHING PRESCHOOLERS WITH CONFIDENCE,
A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE (3)
This course discusses physical, emotional, and intellectual
characteristics in addition to spiritual
and moral concerns involving children between the ages of 2-5.
EDU-413/513 TEACHING TECHNIQUES: REVITALIZING METHODOLOGY
FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
IN CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (3)
Focuses on the philosophical basis of methodology, insights form current
research, an overview of
classroom usage, and principles of selection for specific purposes and
EDU-415/515 TEACHING YOUTH WITH CONFIDENCE IN
CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (3)
This course defines the climate for learning, developmental
characteristics of teens, the current
youth culture, and critical issues in youth ministry.
EDU-416/516 EFFECTIVE BIBLICAL TEACHING (3)
Learn the different elements involved in being an effective biblical
teacher. This course covers
empowerment from the Holy Spirit, insight into Godís Word, and sharpens
Video also available
EDU-417/517 EXPANDED YOUTH PROGRAMS (3)
In addition to the basics of the traditional Vacation Bible School
program, other creative ministries
to all age groups will be addressed in detail.
EDU-501 ADMINISTRATION OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (3)
A study of the theory and practice of administration and organization
relating to the educational
ministry of the local church.
EDU-502 TRAINING IN CHURCH MEMBERSHIP (3)
This course will focus on various aspects of church membership and the
duties and responsibilities
of being a church member.
EDU-606 SEMINAR IN CHRIST LEARNING THEORY (3)
Seminar dealing primarily with the philosophy and theory of Christian
EDU-609 SEMINAR IN RELIGIOUS CURRICULUM (3)
Seminar dealing with availability of curriculum suitable for Christian
EDU-614 THEORIES OF APPLICATION &
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION (3)
A study of church management from a systems analysis perspective
designed to assist students in
establishing a church program, organizing a financial system, and developing
a leadership structure
utilizing time management.
EDU-615 CHRISTIAN SCHOOL COMMUNITY RELATIONS (3)
This course addresses various aspects of school community relations. How
to develop good
relationships with local secular institutions and other private Christian
EDU-616 CHURCH PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT (3)
This course will give essential steps to understand proper leadership in
Christian Education and
ways and means to train leaders of today. Guidelines will be given for
hiring church personnel.
EDU-621 CHRISTIAN SCHOOL CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT (3)
The study of the principles of effective curriculum construction with
special attention given to
major denominations and independent publishing houses.
EDU-624 EVALUATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOL INSTRUCTO0-RS (3)
This course will specifically focus on the in and out of classroom
evaluation. Different ways of
evaluating from personal evaluation to student evaluation.
EDU-660 SURVEY OF CHURCH ADMINISTRATION (3)
This course examines the different administrative positions held within
a church body. The course
will overview each positions duties and responsibilities.
EDU-683 SUPERVISION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOL INSTRUCTORS (3)
This course is designed to give the Dean or Supervisor different ideas
in regards to supervision.
Basic guidelines will be given on all areas of supervision, not only
EDU-688 DIRECTED RESEARCH IN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (3)
Directed research/readings in the Education under supervision of an
Academic Advisor to meet the
needs & interests of the student. (May be repeated)
EDU-689 RESEARCH & METHODS (3)
This course focuses on the preparation of research. The student will
learn how to organize
knowledge within his field for presentation in a standard scholarly fashion.
Course requires that the
student present an acceptable proposal for review and analysis instead of
final course examination.
patterns, trends and new forms of ministry will be covered. The student will
be directly involved in
the behind the scenes aspects of the church school.
EDU-709 DIRECTED RESEARCH IN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (3)
Directed research/readings in Education under supervision of Academic
Advisor to meet the
needs/interests of the student. (may be repeated)
EDU-710 CHRIST SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION PROJECT (6)
Practical internship in a local church under the direction of a
supervising professor. Students must
qualify for acceptance in this program
EDU-702 PHILOSOPHY OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (3)
A study is made of the development of education thought in general and
religious education in
particular, including the progression of aims, ideals, goals and methods.
EDU-703 RESEARCH RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (6)
A study of the issues which are of primary concern to the field of Christian