What will I learn with a Foundations of Education Degree?

Consider this degree if you would like to work with a children’s ministry in preschool through sixth grade, home schooling, daycare, as a para educator, preschool teacher, teacher aide, or other role that does not require a license.

Why should I come to Barclay College for a Foundations of Education Degree?

This pathway will provide you with the knowledge and experience of best practices in education, but does not lead to licensure for teaching.

How can I use a Fundamentals of Education degree?

This degree will allow you to do homeschooling, children’s ministry in churches, preschool teacher in private schools, daycare teacher, para educator, or teacher’s aide.

What is the career/job outlook?

You will be highly trained for the roles and jobs for which you qualify.

Quick Facts: Teacher Assistants

2019 Median Pay

$27,920 per year

Typical Entry-Level Education

Some college, no degree

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

None

On-the-job Training

None

Number of Jobs, 2018

1,380,300

Job Outlook, 2018-28

4% (As fast as average)

 

Course Requirements

Bachelor of Science: Fundamentals of Education

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Bible and Ministry Requirements*: (must earn a 2.5 GPA; no more than one D grade allowed)

BI205 Bible Study Methods

3

NT102 New Testament Survey

3

NT200 Gospels, Acts, Writings of John, or Trans Life of Christ

3

OT101 Old Testament Survey

3

TH302 Doctrine of Holiness

2

TH300 Teachings of Friends

3

CM104 Personal Evangelism Seminar

1

WA101 Intro to Worship

2

MI208 Intercultural Ministry

3

SL101 Spiritual Formation I

3

ED312 Effective Bible Teaching

3

TH205 Basic Beliefs

2

General Education Requirements:

EN 100 College Writing

3

EN 200 Research & Writing

3

SP 200 Fundamentals of Speech

3

LI 200 Intro to Literature

3

PH 100 Critical Thinking

2

BC199 Orientation for Success

1

PY 100 General Psychology

3

PY 206 Developmental Psychology

3

MA 101 Beginning & Intermediate Alg

3

NS 122 Science elective & lab

4

Unrestricted electives

11

Cultural Anth or Junior's Global - SS Elective

3

Professional Ministry Courses (must earn a 2.5 GPA; no D grades allowed)

Pre-Requisite Courses

ED 103 Intro to Christian Education

3

ED 324 Young Child

3

ED 226 Children's Literature

3

ED 203 Diverse Learners

3

ED 213 Children with Special Needs

3

YM 104 Youth Culture and Trends

3

Major Courses non-restricted

ED 308 PE and Health Methods/Content

3

ED 331 Art and Music Methods/Content

3

ED 304 Instructional Media

3

ED 347 Language Arts Methods/Content

3

ED 355 Social Studies Methods/Content

3

ED 343 Mathematics Methods/Content

3

ED 373 Science Methods/Content

3

ED 383 Math Internship

1

Admission to Teacher Education Required to Continue

ED 313 Curriculum & Assessment

3

ED 302 Classroom Management

3

ED 499 Philosophy of Teaching Capstone

3

ED 480 Educational Internship

6

Samantha Palmer

B.A. Elementary Education
Liberty Middle School, Pratt, KS

Have questions about the Foundations of Education Degree?

Cheryl Couch

Chair of Elementary Education

Ed.S. Teacher Leadership, Southwestern College
M.S. Wichita State University
B.S.E. Oklahoma Christian University

 

Career Outlook

* According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

$27,920

2019 median pay

+4%

job outlook*
Between 2018 and 2028

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