Associate of Science — Education

(Ladies)

This two-year program is designed to train those wanting to teach. This curriculum would generally be for those desiring to work with children in a daycare situation or those planning to homeschool their children.

The Education Department has been carefully crafted with spirit-filled classroom instruction and practical teaching opportunities. At Hyles-Anderson College, you will encounter an 8:1 student-teacher ratio, making your professors available to help you reach your personal goals. Your teachers not only are experts in their fields, but they also set a solid Christian example and lead the way both academically and spiritually.

Mrs. Belinda Gaona in Great Teaching Methods

While attending the First Baptist Church of Hammond, Indiana, students learn from pulpit preaching, invitations, baptismal services, funerals, weddings, business meetings, and much more. Each student studies the varied, successful ministries of the First Baptist Church and has the opportunity to be involved in these ministries, which include the following:

  • Church planting
  • Truck stop ministry
  • Sunday schools
  • Choirs
  • Discipleship
  • Orchestra
  • Reformers Unanimous
  • Deaf ministry
  • Bus ministry
  • Blind ministry
  • Soul-winning visitation
  • Jail ministry
  • Spanish work
  • Rest home ministry
  • Youth work
  • Developmentally challenged ministry

Freshman

Old Testament Survey This course is a foundational survey of the Old Testament. The purpose, distinctives, characteristics, and broad outline of each book are presented to give a grasp of the entire Old Testament.


English A student will be placed in an English class based on his English scores on the American College Test (ACT).


Personal Evangelism This course provides an emphasis on the man, methods, message, and means of evangelism, and it includes a careful study of the Spirit-filled life of the soul winner as well as the work.


The Life of Christ A concise study of the four Gospels begins with a historical background of the intertestamental period and a brief study of the geography of Palestine. An overview of the four-fold picture of Jesus emphasizes His birth, ministry, death, resurrection, post-resurrection appearances, and ascension. The inspired harmony of the books is shown.


Life Skills A course covering a variety of topics including finances, study skills, health, critical-thinking skills, time management, life planning, and more.


Christian Womanhood I A Bible-based course covering basic concepts and philosophies of women in Christian ministry. Biblical expectations and practical applications of key Scriptures pertaining primarily to women and the ministries in which they are involved are explored and discussed.


Discipleship


Bible electives (2 credits)
Child Psychology The development of the child to adolescent age, including the physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural, social, moral, and spiritual phases of life, is studied.


New Testament Survey This foundational survey of the New Testament covers the author, background, and purpose, as well as a broad outline of each book to give a grasp of the entire New Testament. Special emphasis is placed on the beginning, purpose, place, and instructions concerning the New Testament Church.


English A student will be placed in an English class based on his English scores on the American College Test (ACT).


21st-Century Missions

Christian Womanhood II A Bible-based course covering advanced concepts and philosophies of women in Christian ministry. Behavior, thought processes, and relational dynamics in both personal and professional venues are highlighted in this course.


Personal Finance This course, presented with a Biblical view of money and finances, trains students to handle financial matters, including the basics of setting up a family budget, dealing with credit, types of insurance coverage, and bank accounts.


Concentration* Students may choose either an Elementary Concentration or a General Education Concentration.

An Elementary Concentration requires the following courses: Introduction to Education | Great Teaching Methods | Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School | Children's Literature | General Mathematics | Science | History | Teaching Reading and Language Arts in the Elementary School

A General Education Concentration requires courses within the following categories: Special Teaching Methods | Educational Psychology | Education electives (8 credits) | Bible (6 credits) | Electives (5 credits in any of the following: English, history, science, math, music, or education)

Sophomore

Acts of the Apostles This course covers the book of Acts with its evangelism and church growth.


Speech Basic principles of public speaking with a special emphasis on pulpit and platform techniques are taught.


Women in Christian Ministry This course focuses on the practical challenges, opportunities, and demands a Christian lady faces in whichever ministry she is serving. Various and strategic areas of self and service are practically addressed in context of her relationship with Jesus Christ.


Baptist Principles and Preachers A course covering the foundational beliefs of Baptists and the leaders of fundamental, independent Baptists in America.


Concentration* Students may choose either an Elementary Concentration or a General Education Concentration.

An Elementary Concentration requires the following courses: Introduction to Education | Great Teaching Methods | Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School | Children's Literature | General Mathematics | Science | History | Teaching Reading and Language Arts in the Elementary School

A General Education Concentration requires courses within the following categories: Special Teaching Methods | Educational Psychology | Education electives (8 credits) | Bible (6 credits) | Electives (5 credits in any of the following: English, history, science, math, music, or education)
Philosophy of Education This study places Christian education in its proper perspective with an emphasis upon its historical and philosophical developments. The course also emphasizes the philosophy behind the methods and goals of Christian education.


Women of the Bible A study of various women in the Bible examining their faith, spirituality, strengths, weaknesses, values, qualities, ethics, and ultimate successes and/or failures in God’s prescribed role for their lives.


Concentration* Students may choose either an Elementary Concentration or a General Education Concentration.

An Elementary Concentration requires the following courses: Introduction to Education | Great Teaching Methods | Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School | Children's Literature | General Mathematics | Science | History | Teaching Reading and Language Arts in the Elementary School

A General Education Concentration requires courses within the following categories: Special Teaching Methods | Educational Psychology | Education electives (8 credits) | Bible (6 credits) | Electives (5 credits in any of the following: English, history, science, math, music, or education)

For more information, please consult the college catalog.

You may also contact the Academic Office at 219.365.4031, ext. 1210.

Dr. Pete Cowling conducts an experiment in the science lab.