Associate of Science — Marriage & Motherhood

This course of study is designed to train ladies to be capable wives and mothers. Ladies are given vital training in Biblical concepts of marriage and child-rearing, as well as in practical skills such as cooking, sewing, and household management.

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.

Each weekend, Gwen enjoys investing in and mentoring her bus kids from Chicago.

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


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.

Bible electives (2 credits)


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.

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

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.

Beginning Cooking With emphasis on nutrition, meal-planning, and menu preparation, students cook different items each week including baked goods, desserts, and full meals. Students also begin a recipe file.

21st-Century Missions


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

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.

Women Used of God A comparison study of Bible women, women of the past, like Susanna Wesley and Ann Judson, who have been greatly used of God, and women God is currently using.

Clothing Design and Construction I A study of basic principles of purchasing and preparing different types of fabric for sewing. The course includes a study of basic stitches, the use of a pattern, the use of a machine, and the actual making of several elementary items.

How to Rear Infants This course includes how to put a baby on a schedule, basic prenatal care, childhood diseases, and age-group characteristics.

Homemaking electives (4 credits)
Home Decorating Basic principles of color, line, and form prepare the student to design room arrangements as well as plan decorating ideas for home decor.

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.

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

How to Rear Teenagers A detailed study of the parent-teen relationship includes such topics as schedule, communication, love, punishment, discipline, and schooling, as well as the preparation of teenagers for adulthood.

Homemaking electives (7 credits)

For more information, please consult the college catalog.

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