A student with a Secondary Education concentration will choose two Proficiencies from the fields of Business, English, History, Home Economics, Math, Music, Science, Spanish, or Speech. Included is a prescribed sequence of course study for these concentrations.

College Experience

Students preparing to serve as Christian school secondary teachers, learn to convey truth to young minds. Students practice their skills through student teaching opportunities while they are guided and encouraged by veteran school teachers.

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Key Faculty

Dr. Jerry Goddard

Dean of Administrative Affairs

Dr. Goddard brings over twenty-eight years of experience in Christian college...

Kathy Houk

Instructor—Elementary Ed

Kathy Houk joined our college staff in 2010. She and her husband joined Lancaster...

Dr. Mark Rasmussen

Vice President

Dr. Mark Rasmussen has been teaching on the college level for the past thirty years....

Terrie Chappell

Instructor—Education

Mrs. Chappell teaches in the college and Sunday school and corrdinates the ladies’...

Interesting Classes I Will Take

Course ID
Credit Hours

ED 226

2.0 Philosophy of Christian Education

What makes us different from secular education?...

ED 440

2.0 Teacher Preparation and Curriculum Development

This class is a "...

SC 410

2.0 Teaching Elementary Science

This course will give the student an opportunity to prepare...

MA 101

3.0 Algebra 1

This course will give the student a basic understanding of high school algebra. All math courses...

EN 370

2.0 Creative Writing

Expository writing style is taught in principle and practice. Concentration is on...

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Course of Study

Course ID
Credit Hours

BI 101

3.0 Old Testament Survey

This course surveys the entire Old Testament. Special emphasis is placed...

BI 102

3.0 New Testament Survey

This course surveys the entire New Testament. Special emphasis is placed...

BI 110

3.0 Survey of Bible Doctrines

This course is a survey of the ten major doctrines of systematic...

BI 201

3.0 Life of Christ

This course is an in-depth look at the harmonizing of the Gospels. It looks at the major...

BI 212

2.0 Romans

This course will be an expository study of both the book, as well as its applications to the doctrines...

BI 250

3.0 Genesis

This course is designed to familiarize students with the storyline and fundamental truths found in...

BI 291

2.0 Methodical Bible Studies

This course will help the student develop sound Bible study...

BI 311

3.0 Daniel & Revelation

This course will take a look at the principles for living given in the...

BI 361

3.0 Theology 1

This course is an in-depth study of Bibliology and Theology.

BI 362

3.0 Theology 2

This course is an in-depth study of Christology and Pneumatology.

BI 363

3.0 Theology 3

This course is an in-depth study of Hamartiology, Anthropology, and Soteriology.

BI 364

3.0 Theology 4

This course is an in-depth study of Ecclesiology, Angelology, and Eschatology.

BI 401

3.0 Baptist History and Distinctives

This course will survey the history of Baptist...

CS 101

2.0 Computer Applications

This course is required for all students in the undergraduate program...

ED 121

3.0 Orientation to Teaching

This course is designed to give future teachers knowledge of best...

ED 226

2.0 Philosophy of Christian Education

What makes us different from secular education?...

ED 337

3.0 Teaching Practicum

The purpose of this course is to develop the effective principles of teaching...

ED 411

8.0 Student Teaching

During the final semester of the senior year, the student will be required to...

ED 440

2.0 Teacher Preparation and Curriculum Development

This class is a "...

ED 441

2.0 Education Evaluation

This class is a "block" class designed for education majors in...

ED 450

1.0 Integrating the Bible for all Subjects

This class is a "block" class...

ED 451

1.0 Practical Teaching Methods

This class is a "block" class designed for education...

MA 402

3.0 Teaching Secondary Math

This course will help the student in preparing and teaching math on...

EN 101

3.0 English Grammar

This course teaches English grammar on a college level. Clear writing is developed...

EN 102

3.0 English Composition

This course is designed to develop and enhance the student's writing...

HI 283

3.0 U.S. History 1

This course examines the development of the United States from the colonial period...

HI 284

3.0 U.S. History 2

This course is a continuation of HI 283, and it examines the development of the United...

MI 101

2.0 Introduction to Missions

This course is an introduction to missions, to its biblical basis,...

PT 117

2.0 Christian Womanhood 1

This course is designed to help young ladies learn about the ministry...

OR 101

2.0 Principles of Christian Living

This course is a class required for all freshmen as they...

PT 100

1.0 Practical Theology

This course is taught by Dr. Paul Chappell to equip young men for the work of...

PT 106

2.0 Intro. to Biblical Counseling

This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of...

PT 111

2.0 Personal Evangelism

This course is designed to help the individual student be an effective...

PT 311

2.0 Marriage and Home

This course provides the student with the biblical ingredients to a godly...

SPCH 101

2.0 Freshman Speech

This course is designed to give the student the skills needed to properly prepare...

SC 411

2.0 Teaching Secondary Science

This course will give the student an opportunity to prepare...

HI 402

2.0 Teaching Secondary History

A systematic approach to teaching history in the Christian...

ED 403

3.0 Classroom Technology

This course presents instruction and methodology for both technology used...

Related Proficiencies

History

Students choosing the History proficiency may use it with any major or it may become a teaching field in the secondary...

Math

Students choosing the Mathematics proficiency may use it as a major or minor teaching field within the Secondary Education...

Spanish

Students choosing the Spanish proficiency may use it with any major. Students will learn different levels of the Spanish...