International Baptist College & Seminary

Educational Studies

Find out what you can do by adding an Educational Studies Emphasis to your Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Christian Service degree.

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About the Educational Studies Emphasis

The Educational Studies Emphasis is designed to prepare men and women to work with children, youth, or adults in local church, homeschool, or Christian school settings by establishing a foundation of educational theory and practice. This degree places particular emphasis on a Biblical approach to psychology, counseling, and teaching.

Your Future

Potential careers you could pursue by earning a Bible and Christian Service degree with an Educational Studies Empahsis include:

  • Church Leadership
  • Ministry Director
  • Camp Ministry Leader
  • Homeschool Educator
  • Christian School Educator

Graduate Studies

Many of our graduates continue their education in the Graduate School and Seminary. We offer degrees in:

Program Requirements

Degree Emphasis
Bible and Theology
General Education
Ministry Preparation
General Electives
Course Hours
ED 141 Exceptional Learners 2
ED 212 Introduction to Education 2
ED 371 Educational Methods and Materials 3
ED 372 Educational Tests and Measurements 3
ED 422 Teaching English Bible 2
ED 432 Children’s Literature 2
MU 271 Church Music and Songleading 2
PR 481 or
ED 482
Church Business Management and Administration or
Christian School Administration
2
PS 302 Educational Psychology 3
PS 411 Child and Adolescent Psychology 3
PS 412 Biblical Counseling 2
PS 423 Family and Marriage 2
--- Practical Electives (ED, MI, BU, PR) 10
TOTAL 38
Course Hours
BI 102 Hermeneutics 2
BI 103 Dispensationalism 2
BI 202 Foundations of New Testament Themes 2
BI 203 Foundations of Old Testament Themes 3
TH 102 The Theology of Sin and Salvation 2
TH 111 The Theology of the Bible, God, and Man 3
TH 202 The Theology of Angels, the Church, and Last Things 2
TH 211 The Theology of Jesus and the Holy Spirit 2
TH S0_ Theology Seminar 1
TH S0_ Theology Seminar 1
--- Approved Bible/Theology Electives 10
TOTAL 30
Course Hours
EN 101 or
EN 103
Introduction to College English or
English Grammar and Composition
3
EN 102 or
EN 104
College Composition or
English Composition
3
EN elec Literature Elective 3
HI 101 History of Civilization 1 3
HI 102 History of Civilization 2 3
HI 211 Church History 2
HI 212 Baptist History and Distinctives 2
MA 201 or
MA 202
Business Math or
Personal Finance
3
OR 101 College Success 1
PH 201 Introduction to Philosophy 3
SC 201 Fundamentals of Nutrition 3
SP 101 Fundamentals of Speech 3
TOTAL 32
Course Hours
ED 103 Fundamentals of Church Education 1
ED 152 Foundations of Teaching and Learning 1
MI 104 A History of Global Missions 1
PH 231 World Religions 3
PR 114 Personal Evangelism and Discipleship 1
PR 153 Personal Media and the Christian 1
PR 154 Mentoring 1
TOTAL 9
Course Hours
TOTAL 13

At least 13 hours of general elective courses must be completed. The student should consult his or her advisor regarding the choice of specific courses.

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Kristopher Endean, Ph.D.

Kristopher Endean earned his Ph.D. in Theological Studies from BJU Seminary. He serves as the Bible Department Head, as well as our Dean of Students. Dr. Endean has a passion for conservative Biblical scholarship and the desire to see that training extended around the globe.

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