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:

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Demonstrate foundational knowledge and comprehension of subject matter content.

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Integrate personal faith with intellectual learning through incorporating subject matter knowledge with Christian beliefs.

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Develop effective communication and collaboration skills.

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Develop critical thinking skills by analyzing case studies, synthesizing information from multiple sources, making rational decisions, and critically examining ideas.

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Demonstrate strong social and personal traits and biblical worldview that reflect a strong spiritual commitment.

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Integrate breadth and/or depth of knowledge in concentration-specific content and electives into philosophy of education.

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Identify and/or adapt evidence-based and promising practices that are culturally and linguistically competent.

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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.