Bachelor's Degree in

Elementary Education

Leading to licensure with Kansas State Department of Education & Association of Christian Schools International

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Elementary Education: Core Courses [ 62 Credit Hours ]

Course Number Course Name Credits
ED103 Introduction to Christian Education 3
ED203 Diverse Learners 3
ED213 Children with Special Needs 3
ED226 Children's Literature 3
ED304 Instructional Media 3
ED308 P.E./Health Methods/Content 3
ED331 Art & Music Methods/Content 3
ED343 Elementary Math Methods/Content 3
ED347 Lang Arts Methods/Content 3
ED355 Social Studies Method/Content 3
ED373 Science Methods/Content 3
ED383 Math Internship 1
ED302 Classroom Management 3
ED306 Diagnostic Teaching of Reading 3
ED313 Curriculum and Assessment 3
ED396 Reading Internship 1
ED400 Student Teaching Overview 3
ED490 Supervised Student Teaching 12
ED499 Philosophy of Teaching Capstone 3

Elementary Education: Bible Courses [ 31 Credit Hours ]

Course Number Course Name Credits
BI205 Bible Study Methods 3
CM104 Personal Evangelism Seminar (1) 1
ED312 Effective Bible Teaching in Children's Ministry 3
MI2083 Intercultural Ministry 3
NT102 New Testament Survey 3
NT200 Gospel of Acts (Elective) 3
OT101 Old Testament Survey 3
SL101 Spiritual Formation I 3
TH105 Basic Beliefs (2) 2
TH300 Teachings of Friends 3
TH302 Doctrine of Holiness (2) 2
WA101 Introduction to Worship (2) 2

Elementary Education: General Courses [ 35 Credit Hours ]

Course Number Course Name Credits
EN100 College Writing 3
EN200 Research and Writing 3
LI200 Introduction to Literature 3
MA101 Beginning and Intermediate Algebra 3
NS122 Biology w/Lab (4) 4
NS123 Physical Science w/ Lab (4) 4
PH100 Critical Thinking 3
PH224 Developmental Psychology 3
PY100 General Psychology 3
SP200 Fundamentals of Speech 3
SS200 Social Science Elective 3

Chair of Elementary Education

Cheryl Couch

    • M.S. Wichita State University
    • B.S.E. Oklahoma Christian University

Why Consider Teacher Education at Barclay College?
  • 100% of Teacher Education candidates living on-campus receive a 100% tuition discount scholarship for four years
  • Candidates receive hands-on learning experiences in Teacher Education courses with low faculty to candidate ratios
  • Candidates entering the classroom are ready to use current technology to enhance learning through Promethean Boards, SmartBoards, document cameras, and software
  • Candidates are prepared to be able to develop a Christian philosophy of education and to integrate the Bible into all curriculum areas
  • 150+ hours are spent in area classrooms through field experiences beginning in the freshman year, prior to student teaching
  • 100% of candidates, who have sought a full-time teaching position, have secured a job, either in the United States or in mission fields abroad with KSDE and/or ASCI licensure
Teacher Education Performance Data

Teachers of Promise
Victorya Maydew and Nicole Adams received the Teacher of Promise award from KSDE in February 2019.
Programs leading to KSDE and ASCI Licensure:
  • Elementary Education PK-6th grade
Minors available:
  • Missions
  • Psychology
  • Music – Worship Arts
  • Youth Ministry
Graduate agreements available that can be incorporated into your program of study beginning your Junior year:
  • Fort Hays State University – Master's in School Counseling
  • Friends University – MEd in PK-12 Special Education
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