Bachelor of Education in Christianity(B.E.C)


The Bachelor of Education in Christianity is designed to provide increased knowledge of the Bible and its interpretation to prepare students for local church education ministries and denominational education services. Through deepening knowledge of the Bible and knowledge of education in the local church, the student will have an understanding of the learning processes for children through adults including the ministries of the local church in maturing the saints for the work of ministry.


Students graduating with the Bachelor of Education in Christianity degree will be able to do the following:

1. Demonstrate an increased understanding of the Christian worldview in relation to the natural and social world

2. Demonstrate an increased understanding of the theological foundations of Christian Education

3. Demonstrate increased competence in practical skills of Christian Education, such as information management, strategic teaching, and effective communication

4. Demonstrate an enhanced foundation for subsequent formal and informal education.


General Education 36 hrs

EN101 English Composition I 3 hrs

EN102 English Composition II 3 hrs

PH302 Critical Thinking 3 hrs

SO201 Introduction to Sociology 3hrs

BN170 Introduction to Business and Finance 3 hrs

CM110 Basic Communication 3 hrs

CP101 Introduction to Computers 3 hrs

PH301 Introduction to Philosophy 3 hrs

HT105 History of the Western World 3 hrs

HT415 Introduction to Ethics 3 hrs

HT411 World Religions 3 hrs

Select one: 3 hrs

PY251 Marriage and Family

PY101 Introduction to Psychology

Christian Ministry 36 hrs

BS105 Background of the Bible 3hrs

BS111 Old Testament Theology 3 hrs

BS112 New Testament Theology 3 hrs

HT100 History of Christianity I 3 hrs

HT101 History of Christianity II 3 hrs

HT110 Baptist History 3 hrs

HT350 Christian Doctrine I 3 hrs

HT351 Christian Doctrine II 3 hrs

HT400 Christian Ethics 3 hrs

PM201 Personal Evangelism and Discipleship 3 hrs

PM301 Global Missions 3 hrs

PM410 Pastoral Care & Ministry 3 hrs

Education Major 48 hrs

ED210 Christian Leadership 3 hrs

ED301 History of Biblical Education 3 hrs

ED302 Bible Study Methods 3 hrs

ED302 Church and Education 3 hrs

ED304 Teaching Ministry of the Church 3 hrs

ED306 Bible Teaching Methods 3 hrs

ED312 Missions Education 3 hrs

ED401 Principles of Christian Teaching 3 hrs

ED405 Making Disciples 3 hrs

ED407 Introduction to Childhood Ministry 3 hrs

ED409 Introduction to Adult and Family Ministry 3 hrs

ED415 Stages of Faith Development 3hrs

PY203 Developmental Psychology 3 hrs

PY218 Behavioral and Cognitive Theories of Learning 3 hrs

PY354 Child Psychology 3 hrs

PY355 Adolescent Psychology 3 hrs

Total Credit Hours 120 Hrs