Learning from the past
“Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”
This saying, though often repeated, is a stern reminder that history is important to understand. Secular textbooks and professors increasingly “revise” history by leaving out religious references. Maranatha’s Baptist Christian History Education degree provides the prospective teacher of history with competent knowledge of historical events, as considered through a biblical worldview. With courses in education and history, you’ll acquire an understanding of the global development of civilization as well as solid pedagogical skills for teaching. Get ready to gain experience in planning, supplementing, and evaluating the teaching-learning process.
History for future generations
Andrew Vawter (’06) teaches five sections of senior Economics at Boyd High School in McKinney, TX. He is also head junior varsity football coach and the quarterbacks coach for the varsity. “I really enjoy the interaction with the kids,” Vawter said. “I try to emphasize free-market economics, because that is what’s happening out there right now. I have found that the classes I took at Maranatha were very beneficial. All of the economics, history, and social studies classes I took were directly related to what I do now.”
Our faculty knows education
“I love helping my students acquire the tools they will need to be successful in the classroom,” Dr. Christine Lincoln said. “My desire is to train quality Christian teachers.”
Dr. Lincoln brings both academic and practical skills to her classes. She taught in an elementary school for 20 years, but also earned a master’s degree and a Doctor of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction.
Read more about our Teacher Education faculty.
Teacher licensure program
Teacher education graduates at Maranatha can apply for licensure through both the American Association of Christian Schools and the State of Wisconsin.
Our teacher education programs are approved for teacher certification through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
Click here for more information on teacher licensing.
Your potential career
- History teacher
- Museum curator
- History curriculum developer
- Historical site guide
Your potential schedule
|Freshman Fieldwork||0||Foundations of Education||2|
|Introduction to Sociology||3||Old or New Testament Survey||3|
|The Modern World||3||English Composition 2||3|
|Old or New Testament Survey||3||General Psychology||3|
|English Composition 1||3||Math or Science Elective||3|
|Fundamentals of Public Speaking||2||Music Elective||2|
|Life Science Elective||3|
|United States History 1||3||United States History 2||3||Literature Elective||3|
|Early American Political Thought||3||Choose HUHI 250 or HUHI 335||3|
|Ancient Civilizations||3||Secondary & Middle School Teaching Methods||2|
|Human Relations||3||Sophomore Fieldwork||0|
|Instructional Media & Technology||3||Developmental Psychology||3|
|Christian Life, Leadership, and Evangelism||3||History Elective||3|
|The Exceptional Child||3||Educational Assessment||2|
|Classroom Management||2||Teaching Social Studies||3|
|20th Century History||3||Secondary School Reading||3|
|History Elective||3||Junior Practicum||0|
|Bible Doctrine 1 or 2||3||History Elective||3|
|Macroeconomics||3||Bible Doctrine 1 or 2||3|
|Math or Science Elective||3|
|Education Seminar||0||Student Teaching||12|
|Pre-ST Portfolio Review||0|
|Historical Method & Philosophy||3|