Elementary Education (Grades Early Childhood - 6th) w/a Minor in Children’s Ministry, B.S.I.S.

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Elementary Education with a minor in Children's Ministry, B.S.I.S. is available at the following locations:

About this Program

The early childhood education degree with a minor in children’s ministry is an interdisciplinary track that involves intensive study in both the School of Education and the School of Religion and Philosophy.

Completing the education coursework leads to teaching certification in Texas, and the minor in children’s ministry provides additional principles of Christian leadership and spiritual formation, as well as a strong theological foundation.

Elementary education majors who are minoring in children’s ministry will take 55 hours of upper-level study, completing 37 hours from the early childhood education degree plan and 18 hours of religious education courses, such as Early Literacy and Phonics, Principles and Practices of Education, and Youth Ministry in the Church.


An Elementary Education Degree, B.S.I.S. requires 124 semester hours.  Students must pass the state content test (EC-6) generalist prior to clinical teaching.  36 hours are required for education courses and 18 hours of religion hours.  

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The School of Education has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.

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Organizations - Kappa Delta Pi

  • Kappa Delta Pi is an active chapter of the national honor society for education students.
  • To qualify, students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be an education major.
  • Students take part in events such as workshops and conferences, books sales, and have access to grants and scholarships through the society.


  • Elementary Teacher
  • Christian School Teacher
  • Private School Teacher
  • Education Director/Church

School of Education Events

March 1, 2019

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April 12, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211) 
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center - Room 211

April 26, 2019

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Plainview Campus Student Teaching second rotation ends
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