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Bachelor of Arts in Education (B.Ed)

The Bachelor of Arts in Education is for those students who wish to pursue a career in the field of Education. This program will enable students to gain knowledge and understanding of the different Educational programs- Elementary, Middle, High School and Post-Secondary Educational Institutions- and prepare them to work as a Teacher, Administrator or other Support person within these Educational Institutions.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • To provide instruction in the different subject areas to students in private schools in grades K through 12;
  • To apply the knowledge, skills, strategies and techniques learned in effectively operating a private school in their role as the administrator;
  • To encourage their students to learn in a multitude of ways and in difficult situations taking into consideration their individual needs and abilities;
  • To cultivate an understanding of the diversity of society, specifically as it pertains to ethnicity, socioeconomic class, gender and disability, and the influence of these on education;
  • To demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and communication skills including both verbal and written abilities relevant to the teaching profession;
  • To obtain the knowledge, comprehension and skills required to design, implement and evaluate learning programs, curricula and classroom practices;
  • To acquire a broad perspective on education and the skills to reflect on and debate current educational issues nationally and internationally;
  • To demonstrate an understanding of teaching as a craft, a career, a process and a profession;
  • To develop a commitment to professional and personal development;
  • To experience and develop knowledge of the commonplaces of learning - learners and learning, schools and classroom, teachers and teaching, curriculum and subject matter, and culture, society and history;
  • To value the importance of specific 'teaching qualities' - knowledge, diversity, relationships, authenticity, integrity and thoughtfulness and;
  • To appreciate 'universal aspects of learning' including a worldview that is open-minded enough be considerate of others and to question one's own presuppositions based on influences by our education, families and society values;

Course Requirements

Core Courses (42 Credits)

Electives Section A (9 Credits)

Students must complete three courses from Electives Section A. Each course is valued as 3 Credits.

B.Ed 305 Introduction to Learning Disabilities
B.Ed 308 Approach to Special Needs Students
B.Ed 463 Learning and Behavior Problems
B.Ed 101 Human Development

Electives Section B (6 Credits)

Students must complete two courses from Electives Section B. Each course is valued as 3 Credits.

B.Ed 311 Educational Administration
B.Ed 165 Curriculum Studies
B.Ed 181 Education and Society

Electives Section C (12 Credits)

Electives Section D (6 Credits)

Students must complete two courses from Electives Section D. Each course is valued as 3 Credits.

B.Ed 451 Introduction to Counseling and Guidance
B.Ed 478 Vocational Guidance and Placement
B.Ed 472 Cooperative Learning

General Education Requirements

General Education Courses Requirements; each course is valued as 3 Credits. The general education courses at Charisma University hone students to be holistic individuals possessing critical thinking skills applicable to diverse fields of knowledge. Students must complete 45 Credits from General Education Courses distributed as follows:

English Courses (9 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete all the three courses from English section

ENG 210 - American Literature
ENG 100 English Composition I
ENG 101 English Composition II

Communications (9 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete all the three courses from Communication section

COM 210 Business Communication I
COM 211 Business Communication II
COM 285 Public Speaking

Humanities (6 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete two courses from Humanities section

PHIL 264 World Religion
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy

Natural Science (3 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete one course from Natural Science section

BIO 100 Principles of Biology
CHEM 110 Introduction to Chemistry

Mathematics (3 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete the following course from Mathematics section

MTH 257 College Algebra

Computer Science (3 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete the following course from Computer Science section

CIS 100 Introduction to Computer

History (6 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete two courses from History section

HIS 217 Western Civilization I
HIS 218 Western Civilization II
HIS 122 American Government

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 Credits)

Undergraduate students must complete two courses from Social and Behavioral Sciences section

PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology
POL 100 Introduction to Political Science

Total Credits required for Bachelor of Education is 120. Please refer to the University Catalog University Catalog or website for admissions requirements; transfer credits policy; and tuition fees.