2019-2020 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 27, 2024  
2019-2020 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Education Major w/a Conc in Christian Education & Missions (B.S.E.)

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This program is designed to give students a broad, multidisciplinary approach to Christian education within the context of a local church or mission field. The program provides students with both the academic rigor and the practical experience necessary to successfully minister to children and youth. In addition, students will develop an awareness of how to engage families as partners in the spiritual development of children. Students pursuing this degree will be certified to teach students in grades K-6 and will be prepared for any aspect of Christian education including missions outreach, and Children’s and Youth Ministries.

General Education - Univ Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education - Distribution Areas: 31 Credits

  • Natural and Computational Sciences (three courses total) (12):

One from BIOL 105 , BIOL 107 , BIOL 110 , or BIOL 111  

One from IDSC 201  or GEOG 150  

One from PHYS 100  or PHYS 150  

  • Social Sciences: GEOG 101  (4)
  • Mathematics (three courses total) (12): 

MATH 110  and MATH 210  

One from MATH 150  or MATH 240  

Elementary Education Major with a Christian Education & Missions Concentration: 77 Credits

*Up to five courses may be taken prior to admission to TEP. Each of these is noted with an asterisk.

Total Required Credits: 130

GPA NOTE: A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required.
GEN ED NOTE: The Gen Ed portion of this program is under review and subject to change.

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