Liberal Studies, Elementary Education, B.A.

Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Education is "to equip Christian educators to impact public, private, mission, and homeschools through biblically-centered biblically centered education, scholarship, and service." The vision of the School of Education is "to equip a generation of influential educators, who are focused on God's calling, devoting their strengths, gifts, and scholarship, to meet the needs of diverse students and to advance the Kingdom of God."

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, students will be able to:


Demonstrate foundational knowledge and comprehension of subject matter content through examination, course assignments, and portfolio.


Integrate personal faith with intellectual learning through incorporating subject matter knowledge with Christian beliefs in their philosophy paper.


Develop effective communication and collaboration skills as demonstrated through professional dispositions and competencies evaluations and academic projects.


Develop critical thinking skills by analyzing case studies, synthesizing information from multiple sources, considering diverse perspectives, making rational decisions, and critically examining ideas in their writing competency paper.


Demonstrate strong social and personal traits and biblical worldview that reflect a strong spiritual commitment, as reflected in professional dispositions and competencies evaluations and philosophy of education.


Curriculum Map

A Curriculum Map shows which courses in a degree program are responsible to intentionally develop each PLO at the Introductory, Developing, and Mastery levels.

Assessment Plan

An Assessment Plan is a listing of the student work that will be used to assess achievement of each learning outcome.

Assessment Schedule

An Assessment Schedule is a 5-year schedule that indicates when each of the PLOs will be assessed and when the comprehensive Program Review will occur.

Annual PLO Assessment Reports

The Annual Reports from each year’s PLO assessment.

Program Review Executive Summary

The Executive Summary report from the most recent comprehensive Program Review.