The Associate of Arts in Christian Education Degree is designed to prepare prospective and current Christian educators to teach from a distinctly Christian approach. This program will give you a stronger foundation for entering the Education field. This certificate may be applied toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Education at CCU.
The outcome of taking this degree program will be to gain a stronger foundation in the education process for entering the classroom as an educator. The student will come away with a greater understanding in using a variety of teaching techniques and methods, using technology in the classroom, the importance of classroom management, and the philosophy of Christian Education, and a better understanding and ability to discuss the current issues we face in the education system as well as dealing with interpersonal relationships in education.
The Associates of Arts in Christian Education degree is a two year program. A Recommended Course Sequence has been designed, but the students may take the courses in any order
- Students in the following categories are ready to apply for this Associate of Liberal Arts degree:
- Students who have graduated from high school, or earned a G.E.D. (General Education Development) Certificate or High School Proficiency Examination Certificate;
- Home-schooled students who are ready to take college courses;
- Students who have served in the armed forces;
- Students who wish to transfer from another college or university; or even current high school students.
Pending the completion of 60 units (30 of which must be completed at CCU) and an earned GPA of 2.0 or higher all students who enter this degree program will graduate.
The curriculum consists of 12 elective units and 48 required units. These units feature some of the following:
General Education Requirements
|BIB101||Introduction to the Old Testament||3|
|BIB102||Introduction to the New Testament||3|
|BIB102||Science and the Bible||3|
|BIB102||Grammar & Composition||3|
|HIS 111||Introduction to Church History||3|
|MATH101||Introduction to Algebra||3|
|MIN212||Calvary Chapel Philosophy of Ministry||3|
|PHIL 101||Introduction to Philosophy||3|
|THE201||Principles of Faith||3|
|THE 220||Christian Ethics||3|
Additional Course Requirements
|ED217||Intro to Computer Application in Education||3|
|ED229||Intro to Current Issues in Education||3|
|ED241||Intro to a Philosophy of Christian Education||3|
|ED242||Cultural Diversity in Education||3|
|ED245||Principles of Instruction & Methods||3|
|ED248||Intro to Classroom Management||3|