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Associate of Arts in Education

At a glance

Online
classes with local tutorials

62 Credit Hours

UGX 333,250
per credit hour

UGX 20,661,500 total for degree

Flexible
schedule

What is this programme all about?

As an educator, you’ll wear many hats—learning facilitator, mentor, counselor, visionary, role model and so much more. Our faculty consists of educators with real-world classroom experience, who will equip you to serve in any educational setting, all while helping you grow and strengthen your faith as the foundation of your career. The Associate of Arts in Education is a good foundational degree for students to earn their general education courses and get an introduction to the field of education.

What will you be taught?

1. Foundational teaching methods and the fundamentals of education
2. Biblical and practical principles on Childhood growth and development
3. Education psychology and technology
4. Develop a broad foundation in theology and the Biblical studies along with the knowledge of how to apply this foundation to the field of education

Where can you use these skills?

  • Paraprofessionals or Teacher Aides
  • Children’s Program Staffers
  • Daycare providers
  • Childcare Centers

How will you use these skills in your careers?

As a graduate, you can look for entry level jobs in a variety of educational institution.

Strategic
thinking

Data analysis
skills

Financial
planning

What will you be able to do in your new jobs?

  • Apply the principle of leadership in the workplace
  • Communicate effectively through oral, written, and technological means to support teaching and effective partnerships with families and school communities
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory in childhood and adolescent development
  • Identify environments that support a safe, healthy learning environment for all children

Which university is offering this programme?

Southeastern University, a Christ-centred institution based in Florida in the US, is partnering with Christian Halls to offer this programme in East Africa. Click here to visit the Southeastern University website to know more.

What are the admission requirements?

High school transcripts
(C grade or better)

Passport-size
photograph

Curriculum vitae
(CV or resume)

National identification
document

ACT or SAT scores
(optional)

What are the programme details?

In this undergraduate programme, you will be covering foundational biblical and theological principles as well as fundamental principles in education.

The courses included in the degree are listed below. Note that courses are not listed in the order they are taken. To read more about each course, please visit the SEU online catalog here.

Associate of Arts in Education (62 hours)

Spiritual Formation – 10 Hours


  • CORE 1001 – COLLEGE AND CHRISTIAN CALLING Credits: 1
  • BIOT 1433 – OLD TESTAMENT INTERPRETATION Credits: 3
  • BINT 1533 – NEW TESTAMENT INTERPRETATION Credits: 3
  • THEO 2123 – CHRISTIAN THOUGHT AND PRACTICE Credits: 3

Christian Responsibility – 9 Hours


  • CORE 1503 – PERSONAL STEWARDSHIP Credits: 3
  • CORE 2013 – HUMAN DIVERSITY AND CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY Credits: 3
  • THEO 3123 – INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS Credits:3

Intellectual and Practical Skills -12 Hours


  • DCOM 1433 – FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH Credits: 3
  • ENGL 1133 – ENGLISH COMPOSITION I Credits: 3
  • ENGL 1233 – ENGLISH COMPOSITION II Credits: 3

Mathematics:


  • Select one of the following:
  • MATH 1213 – COLLEGE ALGEBRA Credits: 3
  • MATH 1313 – TOPICS IN MATHEMATICS Credits: 3
  • MATH 1323 – EXPLORATIONS IN MATHEMATICS Credits: 3
  • MATH 2023 – INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS Credits: 3
  • BBUS 2433 – DATA MANAGEMENT AND ANALYSIS Credits: 3

Engaging Human Culture and the Natural World – 19 Hours


Historical Elective (select one):


  • HIST 1033 – WORLD CIVILIZATION TO 1600 Credits: 3
  • HIST 1043 – WORLD CIVILIZATION SINCE 1600 Credits: 3
  • HIST 2013 – AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1877 Credits: 3
  • HIST 2023 – AMERICAN HISTORY 1877 TO PRESENT Credits: 3

Humanities Elective (select one):


  • HUMS 2033 – THEATRE APPRECIATION Credits: 3
  • HUMS 2233 – INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES Credits: 3
  • ENGL 2133 – WI:INTRODUCTIONTOLITERATURECredits:3

Psychology Elective (select one):


  • PSYC 1133 – INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY Credits:3
  • PSYC 1233 – PSYCHOLOGY OF ADJUSTMENT Credits:3

Social Science Elective (select one):


  • SSCI 2033 – HUMANS IN SOCIETY Credits: 3
  • SSCI 2233 – MARRIAGE AND FAMILY Credits: 3

Natural Science Elective (select course and its corresponding lab):


  • NSCI 1034 – LIFE SCIENCE LECTURE/LAB Credits: 4
  • BIOL 1334 – ESSENTIALS OF HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY LECTURE/LAB Credits: 4
  • EDUC 2133 – INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION Credits:3
  • EDUC 2123 – CONTENT AND INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN FOR EDUCATORS Credits:3
  • EDUC 2233 – EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY Credits:3
  • EDUC 3503 – INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY Credits:3
  • EDUC 3003 – CHILDREN’S LITERATURE AND DEVELOPMENT Credits:3
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