CpS 109 Courses

We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

Ac 203: Principles of Accounting I

3 credits

Fundamental accounting procedures, journals, ledgers, financial statements and uses made of accounting information. Basic principles and procedures in accounting for corporate assets.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Prerequisites: ACT score 22, SAT score 1100 or Ac 103

Financial and Managerial Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions – 18th Edition
Jan R. Williams, Susan F. Haka, Mark S. Bettner, and Joseph Carcello
McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 9781259692406

BA 203: Principles of Management

3 credits

An introduction to the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, and their application to the changing world of business. Particular emphasis is placed on process-centered operations and continuous quality management, toward a goal of total business effectiveness.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Prerequisites: BA 101, Ac 104 or Ac 204 Prerequisite

Essentials of Contemporary Management – 9th Edition
Gareth R. Jones and Jennifer M. George
New York
McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781260261530
Note: 2021

Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Note: You may subscribe for $1.00 per week here: https://r.wsj.com/PROF1mf0

BA 209: Advanced Business Spreadsheet Analysis

3 credits

Practical use of spreadsheets to analyze business problems critically and anticipate future business needs. Emphasizes the use of advanced formulas, visualization tools, spreadsheet automation, and sensitivity/scenario analysis to improve communication of historical results and forecasts of expected future outcomes. Utilizes a case-based approach from a variety of business disciplines.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020

Microsoft Excel 2019 Bible: The Comprehensive Tutorial Resource – 2019 Edition
Michael Alexander and Dick Kusleika
Wiley
ISBN: 9781119514787

Bi 205: Old Testament Literature & Interpretation

3 credits

A study of the unfolding theme of the Bible as it is progressively revealed through the theology of each book of the Old Testament, and basic principles for Bible interpretation. Includes special emphasis on learning to responsibly interpret and apply material from each literary genre in the Old Testament. Other emphases include the redemptive storyline as it is unfolded through the biblical covenants, progressive revelation regarding the Messiah, Christ in the Old Testament, God’s plan for Israel, and practical application of the messages of these 39 books to the Christian life.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021

Visual Theological Guide to the Bible: Seeing and Knowing God’s Word – 2019 Edition
Tim Challies and Josh Byers
Zondervan

Grasping God’s Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible – 3rd (2012) Edition
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Grand Rapids
Zondervan
Note: (No workbook needed)

CpS 110: Object-Oriented Programming I

3 credits

Introduction to computer science through use of a high-level programming language as vehicle for understanding capabilities and limitations of computers. An emphasis on the object-oriented paradigm, including basic class design principles. Development of problem-solving skills through programming exercises. Lecture and lab.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Prerequisites: Ma ACT 26+, SAT 640+, Ma 103, CpS 109 or plmt Ma 105

How to Think Like a Computer Scientist
Note: This course uses a custom online version of the book. A link will be provided in the course for free.

EAS 663: School Business Management

3 credits

Principles of business administration for schools, emphasizing sound plant, finance and management practices. A philosophy of school administration will be developed.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: June 7–July 24, 2021

Management principles for Christian schools – 2008 Edition
Deuink, J. & Carruthers, B.
Greenville
Bob Jones University Press.
ISBN: 9781591668039

Nonprofit financial planning made easy – 2008 Edition
Blazek, J
Hoboken, NJ
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ISBN: 9780471715276

EAS 676: Personnel Administration & Supervision

3 credits

An overview of the employment process, personnel policies and procedures, and laws and regulations affecting the employment and supervision of faculty/staff in private, non-profit schools.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: June 7–July 24, 2021

Guiding faculty to excellence: Instructional supervision in the Christian school – 2nd ed., 2002 Edition
Brown, G.
Colorado Springs, CO
Purposeful Design Publications
ISBN: ASIN: B00RWTT1WK

Effective supervision: Supporting the art and science of teaching – 2011 Edition
Marzano, R. H, Frontier, T. & Livingston, D
Alexandria, VA
ACSD
ISBN: 9781416611554

What Great Teachers Do Differently: 17 Things That Matter Most – 2011 Edition
Whitaker, T.
Florence, KY
Routledge
ISBN: 10: 1596671998

Setting Wages and Benefits for Church Staff. From Church Law and Tax
Church Law and Tax. Com (Richard Hammer)
http://www.churchlawandtaxstore.com/
Note: This is a pdf download that costs $14.95.

Understanding Labor Laws.
Church Law and Tax. Com (Richard Hammer)
http://www.churchlawandtaxstore.com/
Note: This is a pdf download that costs $14.95.

Ed 201: Theories of Teaching & Learning

3 credits

Provides an overview of the theories and principles from psychology related to education. Specifically, the course addresses motivation, learning, development, instruction, culture, and classroom management.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021

Educational psychology: Theory and practice – 11th Edition
Slavin, R.E.
Boston
Allyn and Bacon
ISBN: 9780133436525

Ed 275: Biblical Worldview Formation in Education

3 credits

This course is designed to meet the needs of Christian teachers who desire to improve their skills in biblical worldview formation. The course will begin by distinguishing a secular approach to education from a Christian approach. It will then flesh out the details of a Christian approach. The course then presents a method for planning and writing instruction from a Christian perspective. The course concludes by providing students with a tool for evaluating various educational materials from Christian publishers.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Note: Special introductory price $675 for the course. For more information, see https://scope.bju.edu/courses/ed275

Biblical Worldview Student Text
BJU Press
Note: Either the KJV or ESV version is acceptable.

Ed 615: Theories of Learning

3 credits

This course is an overview of theories related to teaching and learning. Major concepts of learning theories will be studied as well as motivational, developmental and classroom management theories. Students will be required to research analyze, and apply these theories.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: June 7–July 24, 2021

Contemporary Theories of Learning – (2018) 2nd Edition
Knud Illeris
Routledge
ISBN: 9781138550490

Ed 634: Providing Instruction for Exceptional Learning Needs

3 credits

This course focuses on developing the student’s understanding of the knowledge and skills necessary to increase effectiveness in meeting the needs of diverse learners through appropriate instructional, curricular and behavioral strategies.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: June 7–July 24, 2021

Inclusion: Effective Practices for All Students – (2013) 2nd Edition
James M. McLeskey, Michael S. Rosenberg, David L. Westling
Pearson
ISBN: 9780132658201

Ed 638: Curriculum Development & Design

3 credits

This course is an overview of the history and theories of curriculum development and their application to K-12 schools. Designing and implementing effective curriculum and learning based on a school’s philosophy of education.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021

Curriculum Leadership: Readings for Developing Quality Educational Programs – 10th Edition
Forrest W. Parkay, Eric J. Anctil, Glen J. Hass
Pearson
ISBN: 9780132852159

Steppingstones to Curriculum: A Biblical Path – 2nd Edition
Harro Van Brummelen
ISBN: 9781583310236

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association – 7th Edition (optional)
American Psychological Association
Washington, DC
American Psychological Association

Ed 661: Assessment of Learning

3 credits

The appraisal of a student’s intellectual capacity and aspects of personality; the interpretation of educational data using descriptive statistics including frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, the normal probability curve and graphs. Attention is also given to test construction and the development of a testing program.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021

Educational Assessment of Students – (2019) 8th Edition
Brookhart, S. M. & Nitko, A. J.
Pearson
ISBN: 9780134807072

ESS 620: Legal Issues in Sport

3 credits

Legal issues connected to the administration of sport organizations and sport facilities. Topics includes constitutional law, contract law, risk management and tort law.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020

Sports Law: Cases and Materials – 2nd; 2007 Edition
Michael J. Cozzillio, Mark S. Levinstein, Michael R. Dimino, Sr. and Gabe Feldman
Durham
Carolina Academic Press
ISBN: 9781594602917

FA 125: Christianity & the Arts

3 credits

An examination of the aesthetic and ethical nature of the arts and their relevance to everyday life. Emphasis on applying a biblical framework for evaluating and interacting with the arts in contemporary culture while affirming the objective nature of Beauty, Truth and Goodness. Guest performances, lectures, readings, and attendance at recitals, art shows and other performances will provide students with opportunities to apply and synthesize course material.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021

Art for God’s Sake
Ryken
ISBN: 9781596380073
Note: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Gods-Sake-Call-Recover/dp/1596380071

Art & the Bible
Schaeffer
ISBN: 9780830834013
Note: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Bible-Classics-Francis-Schaeffer/dp/083083401X

Fin 201: Corporate Finance

3 credits

Principles and techniques of financial analysis, planning and control, working capital management, capital budgeting, long-term financing and cost of capital.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Prerequisites: Ac 103 or Ac 203 Prerequisite

Foundations of Financial Management – 16th Edition
Stanley B. Block, Geoffrey A. Hirt, Bartley R. Danielsen
McGraw-Hill
Note: You may use an earlier edition, back to and including the 13th edition.

Hi 350: The West since 1914

3 credits

Europe and the United States from 1914 to the present with emphasis on political, economic and cultural aspects.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Prerequisite: Hi 101

Contemporary Europe: A History – 10th Edition
Wilkinson and Hughes
ISBN: 978013184176
Note: ISBN-13: 978-0131841765; ISBN-10: 0131841769

HS 200: Introduction to Public Health

3 credits

An introduction to the evaluation of public health issues and policies within regional, national and international contexts. Topics include the background and development of public health, the development of public health initiatives, and centralized and decentralized public health systems.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020

Public Health 101 – 2nd Edition
Riegelman, Richard; Kirkwood, Brenda
Burlington, MA
Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284123845

Ma 105: Trigonometry

3 credits

A review of the exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities/equations and applications, as well as an introduction to sequences and series. Suggested calculator: TI 83, 84, Nspire, 89, or Nspire CAS. Not applicable toward an Actuarial Science or Mathematics major or minor.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Prerequisites: Ma ACT 26-30, SAT 640-720, Ma 103, Math Plmt

College Algebra & Trigonometry – 8th Edition
Aufmann and Nation
Belmont, CA
Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285449425

ME 503: Early Childhood Music Education

3 credits

A survey of child development theories and the music acquisition process, birth to age nine. The influence of environment, play and movement on music acquisition will be studied through the examination of recent research, developmentally appropriate curricula, field observations and laboratory experiences.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020

Music Play A major curriculum for early childhood music!
Wendy Valerio
http://bit.ly/1kyXSgt
GIA Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 1579990274

A Music Learning Theory for Newborn and Young Children: 2013 Edition
Edwin Gordon
http://bit.ly/1kyXTAT
GIA Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579999667

ME 511: World Music

3 credits

Designed specifically for the practicing music educator, the course will provide a broad overview of musical traditions, styles, instruments and cultures from people around the world with the goal of informing curriculum design.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

Teaching Music Globally – 2004 Edition
Campbell, Patricia Shehan
New York
Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195137804

ME 613: Foundational Approaches in Music Education

2 credits

Content and application of Gordon’s Music Learning Theory, and the approaches of Orff, Kodaly and Dalcroze. Emphasizes skill development as advocated by each: audiation, movement, improvisation, solfege, systems of rhythm reading, etc. The student will apply these to the teaching of music within his area of specialization.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020

The ways children learn music: An introduction and practical guide to music learning theory. Revised – 2000 Edition
Bluestine, E.
Chicago
GIA Publications
ISBN: 1579991084

The eclectic curriculum in American music education. Revised
Carder, P.
Reston, VA
Music Educators National Conference.
ISBN: 0940796775

Jump right in: Soprano recorder-recorder book 1 with CD – 1998 Edition
Grunow, R
Chicago
GIA Publications
Note: http://www.giamusic.com/products/P-jumprightinsoprano.cfm

Do It! Play Recorder Book 1 + CD + Soprano Recorder
James O. Froseth / Marguerite Wilder
GIA Publications
ISBN: 1579996264

ME 695: Graduate Seminar in Music Education

3 credits

An exploration of contemporary topics and challenges in music education with an emphasis on engaging issues from a biblical worldview. Action research projects, group discussion, and presentations provide opportunities to link research to students’ current teaching situations and professional development needs. This is the capstone course and should be the last course taken. It includes the comprehensive exam.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

Mkt 300: Global Marketing

3 credits

Examines legal, economic and social factors influencing marketing abroad, as well as the problems of pricing, promotion and distribution of products in foreign markets. Emphasis on internet research, developing marketing strategies and classroom presentation.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Prerequisite: Mkt 205

International Marketing – 18th Edition
Philip Cateora and John Graham and Mary Gilly and Bruce Money
ISBN: 9781259712357
Note: Copyright: 2020

NuR 318: Applied Health Assessment & Promotion for the RN

3 credits

A focus on health promotion, and risk reduction related to normal and common abnormal assessment findings utilizing a body systems approach. Students will explore health promotion and assessment strategies to holistically improve the patient’s well-being. Healthy People 2020, Institute of Medicines Report for Nursing Education and transforming care at the bedside, along with other national health agendas, will be explored.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual – 2017; 3rd Edition
Willis, L. M.
Philadelphia
Wolters Kluwer
ISBN: 9781496325143

NuR 319: Issues & Trends in Professional Nursing

3 credits

This course develops the students understanding of current issues and trends that affect the professional nurse’s role. The course includes an exploration of service areas as a Christian nurse.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought

3 credits

Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance in Western thought from Socrates onward.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021

Themes in Western Thought – 2013 (custom) Edition
Horton, Ronald, ed.
Boston
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780077819033
Note: You must purchase this custom textbook from the BJU bookstore. Call 864-770-1355 or email ctextbooks@bju.edu.

PrS 301: Cultural Engagement

3 credits

An introduction to the basic terms, concepts, and analytical techniques that comprise the study of culture. Particular emphasis is given to building cultural competencies that promote cross-cultural understanding, effective communication, and collaborative problem solving.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

Understanding Global Cultures – 6th Edition
Martin J. Gannon
Sage Publications
ISBN: 9781483340074
Note: 3rd, 4th, or 5th editions are also acceptable because they contain the needed reading selections.

PrS 305: Interpersonal Communication in Organizations

3 credits

An overview of intrapersonal effectiveness, interpersonal effectiveness, understanding and working in teams, and leading individuals and groups.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

Connect Access Card for Business and Professional Communication: Putting People First – (2020) 1st Edition
Floyd, K. and Cardon, P. W.
New York
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9781260244960
Note: You must purchase the Connect Access Card, not just the book. See https://www.mheducation.com/highered/product/business-professional-communication-floyd-cardon/M9781260514490.html

Ps 200: General Psychology

3 credits

An introduction to the major areas of psychology, including history, major theories, brain function, biological underpinnings of thought, motivation, emotion, and behavior, learning, memory, lifespan development, intelligence, sensation and perception. An overview of psychological disorders and methods of treatment is included, and critical analysis of information and its alignment with Biblical truth is emphasized.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021

Mastering the World of Psychology Access Card – 6th Edition
Samuel E. Wood and Ellen Green Wood
Revel
ISBN: 9780134567341
Note: This is an ebook. You will be purchasing an access card, not an actual textbook.

SCM 632: Foundations of Biblical Counseling

3 credits

Establishes a theological and practical introduction to the ministry of biblical counseling. Presents a biblical foundation, including an emphasis upon the sufficiency of Scripture and the doctrine of sanctification as they apply to counseling, an introduction to the process of biblical counseling, and an application of biblical counseling to practical areas of life.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021

A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry – 2016 Edition
Lambert, Heath
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310518167

Counseling: How to Counsel Biblically – 2005 Edition
MacArthur, John, and The Masters College Faculty
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418500054

The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience – 2016 Edition
Pierre, Jeremy
New Growth Press
ISBN: 9781942572671

SCM 633: Counseling Issues

3 credits

Builds on the foundation of SCM 632. Focuses on the dynamics of the human heart as it pertains to biblically counseling those struggling with problems of anger, anxiety, despair, and guilt.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SCM 632

God Is More Than Enough – 2010 Edition
Jim Berg
Greenville
JourneyForth
ISBN: 9781606820575

Will Medicine Stop the Pain – 2006 Edition
Fitzpatrick, Elyse and Laura Hendrickso
Chicago
Moody
ISBN: 978080245802

Good Mood-Bad Mood: Help and Hope for Depression and Bipolar Disorder – 2013 Edition
Hodges, Charles, M.D
Shepherd Press
ISBN: 978193690850

Men Counseling Men: A Biblical Guide to the Major Issues Men Face – 2013 Edition
Street, John, ed
Eugene, OR
Harvest Hous
ISBN: 978073694926
Note: Required for men

The Biblical Counseling Guide for Women – 2012 Edition
Street, John and Janie Street
Wheaton
Crossway
ISBN: 9780736964517
Note: Required for women

Putting Your Past in Its Place – 2011 Edition
Viars, Steve
Eugene, OR
Harvest
ISBN: 9780736927390

Blame it on the Brain? – 1998 Edition
Welch, Edward
Phillipsburg, NJ
P&R
ISBN: 0875526020

SCM 637: Marriage & Family Counseling

3 credits

Methods of marriage and family counseling within the church setting. Premarital counseling.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SCM 632

Love that Lasts: When Marriage Meets Grace – 2006 Edition
Ricucci, Gary and Betsy
Crossway
ISBN: 9781581347821

When Sinners Say, I Do – 2007 Edition
Harvey, Dave
Shepherd Press
ISBN: 9780976758266

The Complete Husband – 2017 Edition
Priolo, Lou
P&R Publishing
ISBN: 9781629951034

The Excellent Wife – 1999 Edition
Peace, Martha
Focus Publishing
ISBN: 9781885904089

Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family – 2016 Edition
Paul Tripp
Crossway
ISBN: 9781433551932

SNT 620: Survey of the New Testament

2 credits

Basic background, content and synopsis of the New Testament. Identification of major critical attacks. Introduction to key methods of Bible study. For students with little or no undergraduate background in Bible.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020

The Lion and the Lamb: New Testament Essentials from The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown – 2012 Edition
Kostenberger, Andreas J., L. Scott Kellum, and Charles L. Quarles
Note: Kindle edition would be fine for this course; https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008J1KB8I/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

SOT 617: Exposition of Isaiah

3 credits

Expositional studies in Isaiah with an emphasis on the integrity of the structure of the book and the development of the book’s theme throughout its content in refutation of critical claims. Includes discussion of how to structure a preaching series from Isaiah and allows the student an opportunity to develop messages from different-sized portions of the book. Covers vital hermeneutical and translational problems in the book.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020

The Prophecy of Isaiah – 1993 Edition
J. Alec Motyer
Downers Grove
InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830814248
Note: You will need access to Edward J. Young’s The Book of Isaiah.

SOT 681: Old Testament Introduction

3 credits

Canon and text of the Old Testament; composition, authorship, date and content of each book. Emphasis on refutation of critical views.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020

The World and the Word: An Introduction to the Old Testament – 2011 Edition
Eugene H. Merrill, Mark F. Rooker, and Michael A. Grisanti
Nashville
B & H Publsihing Group
ISBN: 9780805440317

STh 602: Systematic Theology

3 credits

The application of the principles of systematic theology to the doctrines of Christ, salvation, the Church and the end times, following a biblical dispensational hermeneutic. Preparation of an ordination doctrinal statement for ministry students; theological summaries for others. Students from a Baptist heritage will be expected to clearly articulate Baptist theological distinctives and church polity. Each student’s doctrinal/theological summaries will be prepared so as to reflect a biblical dispensational hermeneutic.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020

Christian Theology – 3rd ed., 2013 Edition
Erickson, Millard J.
Grand Rapids
Baker
ISBN: 9780801036439

LOGOS Bronze or better

Ac 204: Principles of Accounting II

3 credits

Basic principles and procedures in accounting for corporate equity, bonds, manufacturing costs, managerial analysis of costs and cost/revenue relationships, special statements, analysis of financial statements and individual budgeting, and taxes. Introduction to business ethics.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Ac 203

Financial and Managerial Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions, – 18th Edition
Jan R. Williams, Susan F. Haka, Mark S. Bettner, and Joseph Carcello
McGraw-Hill/Irwin

BG 102: Elementary Greek II

3 credits

Reinforcement and development in the basic principles of Greek grammar and syntax.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: BG 101

A Handbook for New Testament Greek, 5th edition
BJU Greek Faculty
Note: Also – A Workbook for New Testament Greek (softbound) packaged together with Handbook 5th ed.

Greek New Testament
Note: (UBS or Nestle/Aland are preferred)

The Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament
F. W. Danker

Bi 205: Old Testament Literature & Interpretation

3 credits

A study of the unfolding theme of the Bible as it is progressively revealed through the theology of each book of the Old Testament, and basic principles for Bible interpretation. Includes special emphasis on learning to responsibly interpret and apply material from each literary genre in the Old Testament. Other emphases include the redemptive storyline as it is unfolded through the biblical covenants, progressive revelation regarding the Messiah, Christ in the Old Testament, God’s plan for Israel, and practical application of the messages of these 39 books to the Christian life.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

Visual Theological Guide to the Bible: Seeing and Knowing God’s Word – 2019 Edition
Tim Challies and Josh Byers
Zondervan

Grasping God’s Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible – 3rd (2012) Edition
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Grand Rapids
Zondervan
Note: (No workbook needed)

Bi 209: New Testament Literature & Interpretation

3 credits

Continued study of the unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the New Testament books, and more advanced principles for Bible interpretation. Continued emphasis on learning to responsibly interpret and apply material from each literary genre in Scripture, and practical application of the messages of each book to the Christian life.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Bi 205
  • Additional Course Information: In addition to your textbook, you will need a print or electronic copy of the New Testament.

Visual Theology Guide to the Bible – 2019 Edition
Tim Challies, Josh Byers
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310577966

Grasping God’s Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible – 2012 Edition
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Zondervan
ISBN: 0310492572

CpS 109: Introduction to Computer Programming

3 credits

An introduction to programming using a high-level language. An emphasis on problem solving with structured techniques and use of objects. Development of problem-solving skills through programming exercises. Not applicable toward a Computer Science major or minor. Lecture and lab.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisites: Ma ACT 20+, SAT 550+, Ma 090 or Ma 103 plcmt

Microsoft Visual Basic 2015 RELOADED – 6th Edition
Diane Zak
Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285860190

EAS 678: Organizational Leadership

3 credits

An exploration of organizational theory and its application in a school setting, emphasizing strategic planning, instructional leadership and public relations.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 7–July 24, 2021

The Leadership Challenge – 5th or 6th Edition
James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
San Francisco
Jossey-Bass, 2012
ISBN: 9780470651728

Practicing the Art of Leadership: A Problem-Based Approach to Implementing the ISLLC Standards – 5th Edition
Reginald Leon Green
New York
Pearson, 2017
ISBN: 9780134088778

Future-Focused Leadership
Gary Marx
Alexandria, VA
ASCD, 2006
ISBN: 9781416602194

Leading Change in Your School: How to Conquer Myths, Build Commitment, and Get Results
Douglas B. Reeves
Alexandria, VA
ASCD, 2009
ISBN: 9781416608080

EAS 695: Educational Leadership Action Research Project

3 credits

Supervised experience under an experienced school administrator. The student is expected to demonstrate the implementation of leadership skills (tied to coursework taken in this program) to an approved project in a K-12 educational setting. A Leadership Portfolio will also be submitted. This is the capstone course and should be the last course taken.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Ed 690
  • Additional Course Information: Students are expected to use APA formatting as detailed in Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed., 2nd printing).

Balanced leadership for powerful learning: Tools for achieving success in your school – 2015 Edition
Bryan Goodwin & Greg Cameron with Heather Hein
ASCD
ISBN: 9781416620884

School Leadership that Works
Robert Marzano, Timothy Waters, Brian McNulty
ASCD
ISBN: 9781416602279

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association – 6th Edition
American Psychological Association
ISBN: 9781433805615
Note: (2nd printing of 6th edition)

Ed 275: Biblical Worldview Formation in Education

3 credits

This course is designed to meet the needs of Christian teachers who desire to improve their skills in biblical worldview formation. The course will begin by distinguishing a secular approach to education from a Christian approach. It will then flesh out the details of a Christian approach. The course then presents a method for planning and writing instruction from a Christian perspective. The course concludes by providing students with a tool for evaluating various educational materials from Christian publishers.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Note: Special introductory price $675 for the course. For more information, see https://scope.bju.edu/courses/ed275

Biblical Worldview Student Text
BJU Press
Note: Either the KJV or ESV version is acceptable.

Ed 306: Foundations in Reading for Middle School & High School Teachers

3 credits

This course examines the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of literacy processes and instruction including oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also includes the historical progression of reading and writing instruction, and the role of professional learning, leadership, and judgment for teachers. This course is aligned with SC literacy competencies, ILA, CAEP, InTASC and ADEPT performance standards. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Requirement (Instructional) Endorsement in South Carolina for middle school and high school teachers.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Prerequisite: En 102

Best practices in literacy instruction – 6th ed (2018) Edition
Gambrell, L. B., & Morrow, L. M. (Eds)
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/bju/detail.action?docID=5527546

Lenses on reading: An introduction to theories and models – 2nd (2012) Edition
Tracey, D. H., & Morrow, L. M.
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1507777&site=ehost-live&authtype=sso&custid=s8415227

APA Manual – 6th Edition (optional)
Note: This is supplemental, not required.

The literacy dictionary: The vocabulary of reading and writing – 2005 Edition (optional)
Harris, T. L, & Hodges, R. E. (Eds.)
Newark, DE
International Reading Association
Note: This is supplemental, not required.

Ed 493: Field Experience Capstone

3 credits

In this course participants demonstrate their professional responsibilities by applying learning and development theories and demonstrating developmentally appropriate practices by writing lessons plans, creating assessments and providing feedback to students in the K-12 environment. Participants will submit recordings of lessons to receive individualized feedback on their planning and teaching strategies. An electronic portfolio will also be created.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

Ed 605: History & Philosophy of Education

3 credits

Beginnings of the American system of education, survey of theories of education; factors and forces changing American education philosophies of learning applied to contemporary educational problems. This course is designed to equip and motivate educators and administrators to understand, critically appraise and apply the historical and philosophical foundations of education in developing their educational theory and practice.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 7–July 24, 2021

Education in a Free Society – 8th Edition
Rippa, S. Alexander
New York
Longman
ISBN: 10: 0801316367
Note: This book may be accessed online at https://archive.org/details/educationinfrees0000ripp/page/n13/mode/2up

Ed 632: Best Practices in Instructional Strategies

3 credits

Effective teaching involves using a variety of instructional strategies, designed with specific learners in mind. This course explores the development and practical application of numerous strategies. Students will be introduced to the Five Core Propositions of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. This class is mostly project based.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 7–July 24, 2021

Learning & teaching: Research-based methods. – 6th ed 2012 Edition
Kauchak, D., & Eggen, P.
Boston
Pearson
ISBN: 9780132179348

Ed 667: Technology in Education

3 credits

This course is a practical examination of current technology applications and their integration in education. The hands-on learning environment provides the professional educator with the tools needed to enhance skills in technology and apply these skills in a variety of settings.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 7–July 24, 2021

Tech like a pirate: Using classroom technology to create an experience and make learning memorable – 2020 Edition
Miller, M.
Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.
ISBN: 9781951600204

Integrating technology in the classroom: Tools to meet the needs of every student – 2nd Edition
Hamilton, B.
International Society for Technology in Education
ISBN: 9781564847256
Note: 2018

Ed 691: Readings in Education

3 credits

Independent study through the use of readings with special emphasis on selected areas from the field of education. This course can be substituted for other courses at the discretion of the program coordinator.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association – 6th Edition (optional)
American Psychological Association
ISBN: 9781433805615

Ed 695: Action Research Project

3 credits

Supervised experience in an area of fieldwork under the direction of faculty; including papers, unit work samples, recorded lessons–uploaded and critiqued–all tied to coursework taken previously in the MEd Program. This the capstone course and should be the last course taken. Students must be teaching in a traditional K-12 classroom during the semester this course is taken.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Ed 690

Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Reseacher – 5th Edition
Geoffrey Mills
Pearson
ISBN: 9780132887762

En 101: Composition & Grammar

3 credits

Review of sentence structure, punctuation, paragraph development and essay organization. Emphasis on expository writing. Required of students with English ACT score between 15 and 23, or Writing SAT score 21 to 29. Not open to those with English ACT score above 23, or Writing SAT score above 29. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Prerequisites: En 095, Plmt Test, ACT 15-23 or SAT 21-29

College Writing – 2nd ed., 2010 Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781606820247

En 102: Composition & Rhetoric

3 credits

Introduction to academic writing emphasizing argumentation, research, documentation and style; centering on the library paper. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Prerequisites: En 101, Plmt Test, ACT 24+, SAT 30+

College Writing – 2nd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2010
ISBN: 9781606820247

Companion to College English – 3rd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781606820407

American Heritage Dictionary – 4th ed., 2002 Edition (optional)
Boston
Houghton
Note: This resource is available online.

En 103: Composition & Literature

3 credits

Critical writing using literary analysis. Discussion of literature by genres and according to basic literary critical concepts and terminology. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Prerequisite: En 102

A Companion to College English – 3rd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781606820407

Readings for College English – 2nd Edition
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781606820391
Note: Available at this link: https://www.vitalsource.com/products/readings-for-college-english-horton-ronald-a-rose-v9781606825693 or https://bju.textbooktech.com/

En 205: American Literature 1607-1865

3 credits

A historical and critical survey of American literature from colonial times to 1865.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Prerequisite: En 103

The Norton Anthology of American Literature (in one volume) – Shorter 8th Edition
Nina Baym, General Editor
New York
W. W. Norton, 2012
ISBN: 9780393918854

The Scarlet Letter (Any unabridged copy)
Nathaniel Hawthorne

ESS 206: Wellness Concepts

3 credits

This course is designed to teach students the role of physical activity in maintaining optimal health and improved quality of life. Topics such as safe exercise, nutrition, weight management, and lifestyle chronic diseases will be explored. Throughout this course, students will assess individual fitness levels including body composition, cardiovascular fitness, and musculoskeletal fitness.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health – 2nd Edition
Bushman, Barbara, PhD.
Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492533672

ESS 670: Foundations for Sport Coaching

3 credits

Provides a basis for sport coaching, including the development of coaching philosophies, pedagogical practices and an understanding of player psychology. Topics include communication, leadership, motivation, stress and team cohesion.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

Don’t Waste Your Sports – 2011 Edition
MaHaney, CJ
Wheaton
Crossway
ISBN: 9781433525759

ESS 690: Internship

3 credits

Supervised work in a position related to coaching or sport administration. To be eligible, students must have completed all the core courses. Students must complete a total of 150 clock hours.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

FA 125: Christianity & the Arts

3 credits

An examination of the aesthetic and ethical nature of the arts and their relevance to everyday life. Emphasis on applying a biblical framework for evaluating and interacting with the arts in contemporary culture while affirming the objective nature of Beauty, Truth and Goodness. Guest performances, lectures, readings, and attendance at recitals, art shows and other performances will provide students with opportunities to apply and synthesize course material.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021

Art for God’s Sake
Ryken
ISBN: 9781596380073
Note: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Gods-Sake-Call-Recover/dp/1596380071

Art & the Bible
Schaeffer
ISBN: 9780830834013
Note: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Bible-Classics-Francis-Schaeffer/dp/083083401X

Fin 212: Introduction to Investments

3 credits

Introduction to asset classes, financial instruments, securities markets, and risk/return trade-offs. Overview of market efficiency, equity and debt securities, mutual funds, and basic options.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

Essentials of Investing – 11th Edition
Zvi Bodie and Alex Kane and Alan Marcus
McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 9781260013924

Hi 101: The Making of the Modern World

3 credits

The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Information for High School Students: Recommended only for students who have received an ACT score of 23 or above in the Reading or English subjects.

The Penguin History of the World – 6th Edition
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 9781846144431
Note: Available in Kindle, hardcover, and paperback.

Hi 202: United States History from 1865 to the Present

3 credits

A survey of American history from 1865 to the present with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

America: A Narrative History – 9th Edition
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
New York
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393912623

Hi 460: American Social History since 1865

3 credits

A survey of the major social and cultural developments in the United States since 1865 with emphases on Victorian culture, modern culture, film, music, religion, gender and race.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Hi 101

The People’s Voice: A Populist Cultural History of Modern America – 2008 Edition
Horowitz, D.
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY
Sloan Publishing
ISBN: 9781597380133

HS 300: Global Health

3 credits

A consideration of health issues on an international level focusing on an understanding of the key concepts of global health. Health issues will be evaluated on the basis of historical, social, economic, environmental and political factors that affect health worldwide. Topics include malnutrition, maternal-child health in vulnerable populations, the spread of infectious diseases, pandemics, disease prevention, poverty, globalization, workforce conditions and distribution of health resources.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

Global Health 101 – 4th Edition
Skolnik, R.
Burlington, MA
Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284145380
Note: 2021

HS 310: Population Health Management

3 credits

An introduction to current topics in population and community health; health education and promotion as well as health care delivery problems at the local and national levels. Special consideration is given to socioeconomic determinants of health.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: HS 300

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

HS 430: Health Informatics

3 credits

Application of concepts of information technology to health care and health promotion. Evaluation of how clinical data is translated into useful information for decision making. Examination of the retrieval and storage of health information, communication processes, implementation practices, quality and outcomes measures, and evidence-based practices.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: HS 300
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

Ma 105: Trigonometry

3 credits

A review of the exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities/equations and applications, as well as an introduction to sequences and series. Suggested calculator: TI 83, 84, Nspire, 89, or Nspire CAS. Not applicable toward an Actuarial Science or Mathematics major or minor.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisites: Ma ACT 26-30, SAT 640-720, Ma 103, Math Plmt

College Algebra & Trigonometry – 8th Edition
Aufmann and Nation
Belmont, CA
Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285449425

ME 510: History of American Music

3 credits

Designed specifically for the practicing music educator, the course will explore the history of American music through style, historical context, structure, social significance and political impact. Students will complete a final project which connects their own teaching experiences and/or pedagogical concerns to a topic covered in the course.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

Americas Musical Life: A History – 2005 Edition
Crawford, Richard
ISBN: 9780393327267

ME 610: Writing & Arranging for School Ensembles

2 credits

Supervised composition and arranging of music for school ensembles.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

The Technique of Orchestration – 6th Edition
Kent Kennan and Donald Grantham
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Prentice-Hall, 2002
ISBN: 0130407712
Note: You will need access to the following book during the second half of the course. Michael Allen, Robert Gillespie – Essential Elements for Strings, Book 1, Violin and Cello (Hal Leonard, 1994). ISBN: 0793543061

ME 614: Psychology of Music

3 credits

A comprehensive overview of human music behaviors from a psychological perspective. Psychoacoustics, music perception, affective and aesthetic responses to music, and the function of music in society are systematically investigated through research methodologies and literature.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

The psychological foundations of musical behavior – 1997; 5th ed. Edition
Racody, R. E., & Boyle, J. D.
Springfield
Charles C. Thomas
ISBN: 9780398088040

ME 695: Graduate Seminar in Music Education

3 credits

An exploration of contemporary topics and challenges in music education with an emphasis on engaging issues from a biblical worldview. Action research projects, group discussion, and presentations provide opportunities to link research to students’ current teaching situations and professional development needs. This is the capstone course and should be the last course taken. It includes the comprehensive exam.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

Mkt 205: Principles of Marketing

3 credits

An introduction to marketing’s role of creating and capturing customer value for both consumer and business markets. Topics include customer-driven marketing strategies, product development, pricing, promotion, distribution, supply chain, competitive advantage, marketing ethics, the global marketplace and sustainable marketing.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

Principles of Marketing – 17th Edition
Philip T. Kotler and Gary Armstrong
Pearson
ISBN: 13: 9780134492513

Mkt 312: Professional Selling I

3 credits

Practical training in successful selling. Emphasis on the selling process, prospecting, preparation, presentation, handling objections, closing and follow-up.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Mkt 205

Selling: Building Partnerships – 10th Edition
Stephen B. Castleberry and John F. Tanner, Jr.
McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781259573200

The Art of Woo, Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas
G. Richard Shell and Mario Moussa
ISBN: 9781591841760

NuR 317: Professional Role Transition for the RN to BSN Student

3 credits

A transition course to assist RN’s to further develop their professional nursing skills in role identity and professional development, evidence based research and practice, leadership and organizational management, and communication between healthcare professionals.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 415: Health Informatics

3 credits

Application of concepts of information technology to health care and health promotion. Evaluation of how clinical data is translated into useful information for decision making. Examination of the retrieval and storage of health information, communication processes, implementation practices, quality and outcomes measures, and evidence-based practices.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 416: Leadership & Management for the RN

5 credits

Focus on the leadership and management skills needed to work in a collective organizational system. Topics related to finance, regulation, patient care quality and safety, and effective collaboration are analyzed. It includes the development of a nursing project that reflects application of knowledge and skills studied throughout the RN-BSN Completion Program.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 414
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought

3 credits

Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance in Western thought from Socrates onward.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021

Themes in Western Thought – 2013 (custom) Edition
Horton, Ronald, ed.
Boston
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780077819033
Note: You must purchase this custom textbook from the BJU bookstore. Call 864-770-1355 or email ctextbooks@bju.edu.

PrS 430: Leadership Effectiveness

3 credits

Analysis and application of the practical skills that leaders and managers need for success in work and ministry contexts. Topics include the leader’s vision, communication skills, team development, and self-management.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course, but you will be required to read one book selected from a list provided by the instructor.

There is no textbook for this course.
Note: You will be required to read one book selected from a list provided by the instructor.

PrS 490: Professional Studies Capstone

3 credits

Students produce a thesis, project, or major presentation or complete a practicum or internship to demonstrate their mastery of the learning outcomes for their degree program.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: Any required reading will be determined when the student meets with his faculty advisors.

Any required reading will be determined when the student meets with his faculty advisors.

Ps 200: General Psychology

3 credits

An introduction to the major areas of psychology, including history, major theories, brain function, biological underpinnings of thought, motivation, emotion, and behavior, learning, memory, lifespan development, intelligence, sensation and perception. An overview of psychological disorders and methods of treatment is included, and critical analysis of information and its alignment with Biblical truth is emphasized.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

Mastering the World of Psychology Access Card – 6th Edition
Samuel E. Wood and Ellen Green Wood
Revel
ISBN: 9780134567341
Note: This is an ebook. You will be purchasing an access card, not an actual textbook.

SCM 632: Foundations of Biblical Counseling

3 credits

Establishes a theological and practical introduction to the ministry of biblical counseling. Presents a biblical foundation, including an emphasis upon the sufficiency of Scripture and the doctrine of sanctification as they apply to counseling, an introduction to the process of biblical counseling, and an application of biblical counseling to practical areas of life.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021

A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry – 2016 Edition
Lambert, Heath
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310518167

Counseling: How to Counsel Biblically – 2005 Edition
MacArthur, John, and The Masters College Faculty
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418500054

The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience – 2016 Edition
Pierre, Jeremy
New Growth Press
ISBN: 9781942572671

SCM 635: Advanced Counseling Issues

3 credits

Builds on the foundation established by Counseling Issues. Seeks to prepare students to minister to those struggling with addictions, immorality, suicide, trauma, sexual abuse, and eating disorders.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SCM 632

Divine Intervention – 2011 Edition
Mark E. Shaw
Bemidji, Minnesota
Focus Publishing
ISBN: 9781885904638
Note: 113 pages

Trusting God – 2008 Edition
Jerry Bridges
Colorado Springs
NavPress
ISBN: 9781600063053
Note: You are fully responsible for obtaining the correct edition of this book. Previous versions have different page numberings that will affect assignment completion. 232 pages

When Homosexuality Hits Home – 2015 Edition
Joe Dallas
Eugene, Oregon
Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 9780736962056
Note: 217 pages

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Recovering Hope – 2013 Edition
Jeremy Lelek
Phillipsburg, NJ
P & R Publishing
ISBN: 9781596384217
Note: 56 pages; 2015 Kindle version is also acceptable.

Cutting: A Healing Response – 2012 Edition
Jeremy Lelek
Phillipsburg, NJ
P & R Publishing
ISBN: 9781596384200
Note: 32 pages

Counseling Survivors of Sexual Abuse – 2003 Edition
Diane Mandt Langberg
Eugene, Oregon
Xulon Press
ISBN: 9781591605195
Note: 299 pages

Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention – 2009 Edition
Albert R. Roberts and Kenneth R. Yeager
NewYork
Oxford Press
ISBN: 9780195382907

Feelings and Faith: Cultivating Godly Emotions in the Christian Life
Brian S. Borgman
www.crossway.org
ISBN: 9781433503634

Demons: A Biblically Based Perspective
Alex Konja
ISBN: 9780872271432

The Truth about PTSD – 2017 Edition
Chad Robichaux and Jeremy Stainecker
ISBN: 9780986319303

SCM 709: Pastoral Ministry Internship

3 credits

An 8- to 12-week internship designed to help the student integrate and apply his seminary education in a local-church setting. Includes mentorship by an experienced pastor, on-site directed experiences, and readings and reflections in the theory and practice of pastoral ministry.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Information for High School Students: There is no textbook for this course, but you will be reading 3 books and writing a review of each of them.

There is no textbook for this course, but you will be reading 3 books and writing a review of each o

SNT 622: Methods of Greek Exegesis

3 credits

Rapid review of Greek fundamentals, followed by translation of a variety of New Testament texts. Readings and exercises in standard methods of Greek exegesis, culminating in the writing of two exegesis papers. Students with marginal mastery of Greek fundamentals should consider first taking SNT 621 Foundations for Greek Exegesis.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

Interpreting the New Testament Text – 2006 Edition
Darrell L. Bock and Buist M. Fanning, eds.
Crossway

An Exegetical Summary of Titus and Philemon – 2008 Edition
Greenlee, J. Harold
SIL International

The Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament – 2009 Edition
Danker, Frederick W.
University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226136158
Note: Serious students might consider instead the unabridged version: Bauer, Danker, Arndt, and Gingrich. A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature (BDAG). Editions after 2000

A Greek New Testament, print or electronic
Note: NA28/UBS5 preferred, but any recent Nestle-Aland (NA) or United Bible Societies (UBS) edition will work fine.

SNT 681: New Testament Introduction

3 credits

The canon and text of the New Testament: composition, authorship, date and content of each book. The course gives special attention to the current Greek text controversy.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

An Introduction to the New Testament – 2nd Edition
Carson, D. A. and Douglas J. Moo
Grand Rapids
Zondervan, 2005
ISBN: 9780310238591

Spn 142: Elementary Spanish II

3 credits

Spanish language and intercultural proficiency development in all modes of communication at the Novice level, continued. Not applicable toward a Spanish major or minor or Spanish Education major.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisites: Spn 141 or placement into Spn 142
  • Note: MLS 141 is the old name for Spn 141.

Puntos de Partida: An Invitation to Spanish – 10th (2017) Edition
Dorwick, Thalia, Ana M. Prez-Girons, and Anne Becher
New York
McGraw-Hill
Note: Either ISBN: 9781259891342 or ISBN: 9781259891441. Required Subscription to Connect (McGraw-Hill). Textbook and access code for subscription service used for MLS 141, 142, 241 and 242.

SSE 200: Foundations of Economics

3 credits

Blends the core concepts of both microeconomics (structure of markets, factors of production, elasticities) and macroeconomics (economic systems; public policy, including fiscal and monetary policy; supply and demand analysis of national income, inflation and unemployment) with personal responsibility as a citizen (credit, interest, banking, budgeting) to create a greater knowledge of the economy and the individual’s role as a decision-maker within that economy.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021

The Economic Way of Thinking – 13th Edition
Heyne, P., Boettke, P., & Prychitko, D.
Upper Saddle River, N J
Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132991292
Note: The use of older editions is strongly discouraged.

The Fatal Equilibrium
Marshal Jevons

SSP 207: National Government

3 credits

American government, the organization and functioning of American political life on the national level.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021

Politics in America, 2018 Elections and Update Edition – 11th Edition
Dye, Thomas R. and Gaddie, Ronald Keith
ISBN: 9780135202753

SSS 202: Introduction to Sociology

3 credits

The principal concepts, methods and terminology of sociology. The relation of culture to group activities and an analysis of some of the major social institutions.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

Essentials of Sociology – 2014 Edition
Basirico, et al.
BVT Publishers

STh 601: Systematic Theology

3 credits

A study of the nature, necessity, methods and materials of theology; and the application of the principles of systematic theology to the scriptural revelation about God, man and sin, following a biblical dispensational hermeneutic. Preparation of an ordination doctrinal statement for ministry students; theological reading summaries for others. Students from a Baptist heritage will be expected to clearly articulate Baptist theological distinctives and church polity. Each student’s doctrinal statement/theological summaries will be prepared so as to reflect a biblical dispensational hermeneutic.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

Christian Theology – 3rd Edition
Millard Erickson
Grand Rapids
Baker
ISBN: 9780801036439

LOGOS Bronze or better

Th 350: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and angels (including Satan). Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody
ISBN: 9780802411983

A Pictorial History of Our English Bible – 1982 Edition
David Beale
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 0890841497

Th 499: Apologetics & Worldview

3 credits

An analysis and defense of the biblical worldview, together with an analysis and refutation of secular and religious alternative worldviews. The course will equip students to defend the core biblical doctrines and refute spurious philosophical, historical, archeological and scientific claims against the Bible. The course presents a brief history of the apologetics discipline and important Christian thinkers. The course addresses significant historical and contemporary thinkers and their objections to biblical Christianity.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Prerequisites: Th 350, Th 360
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.
  • Note: Bi 350 is same course as Th 350 (and similarly for Bi 360/Th 360).

There is no textbook for this course.

Ac 401: Taxation for Individuals

3 credits

Individual taxation, allowed deductions, inclusions and exclusions to income, capital gains, tax computations and credits.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Ac 204

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

BA 109: Business Spreadsheet Analysis

3 credits

An in-depth hands-on investigation of spreadsheet technology used in typical business applications. Topics include fundamentals of spreadsheet operation, utilizing spreadsheets to solve quantitative problems in business, basic and advanced spreadsheet formatting techniques, creating spreadsheet reports, creating pivot tables and pivot chart reports, and solving problems using what-if analysis.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021

Benchmark Series: Microsoft Excel 365 2019 Edition, Levels 1 and 2
Rutkosky, Davidson, Roggenkamp and Rutkosky
ISBN: 9780763888060

BA 215: Introduction to Human Resources Management

3 credits

Introduction to the various functions of the Human Resources field. Topics include needs assessment, policies and procedures, benefits, legal issues, consulting, training, safety and performance appraisals.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

EAS 670: Pupil Personnel Services

3 credits

A survey of guidance services and their application in both elementary and secondary educational settings. Practical guidance problems are considered.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Next offered: June 7–July 24, 2021

How to Help People Change
Adams, Jay
Grand Rapids
Zondervan Publishing House, 1986
ISBN: 031051181X

Charting the Course: Pupil Personnel Services in the Christian School – 2nd Edition
Deuink, Jim
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2003
ISBN: 1579249698

The Heart of Anger
Priolo, Lou
Amityville
Calvary Press, 1997
ISBN: 1879737280

The Age of Opportunity
Tripp, Paul
Phillipsburg
Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 2001
ISBN: 0875526055

Ed 380: Instructional Methods & Strategies

3 credits

This course is designed to help teachers put instructional theory into practice through the study and application of teaching strategies and techniques that are applicable to the K-12 classroom.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

Classroom instruction that works: Research-based strategies for increasing student achievement – 2001 Edition
Marzano, R. J., Pickering, D., & Pollock, J. E.
ASCD
ISBN: 9781416613626

Ed 638: Curriculum Development & Design

3 credits

This course is an overview of the history and theories of curriculum development and their application to K-12 schools. Designing and implementing effective curriculum and learning based on a school’s philosophy of education.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Next offered: June 7–July 24, 2021

Curriculum Leadership: Readings for Developing Quality Educational Programs – 10th Edition
Forrest W. Parkay, Eric J. Anctil, Glen J. Hass
Pearson
ISBN: 9780132852159

Steppingstones to Curriculum: A Biblical Path – 2nd Edition
Harro Van Brummelen
ISBN: 9781583310236

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association – 7th Edition (optional)
American Psychological Association
Washington, DC
American Psychological Association

Ed 659: R2S Content Area Reading & Writing for Early Childhood and Elementary School Teachers

3 credits

This course focuses on the theoretical bases and techniques related to the teaching of reading and writing in early childhood and elementary school settings. The course will familiarize students with historical concepts of subject matter and related research for learners in Kindergarten through sixth grade. Students will conceptualize disciplinary literacies in order to envision and research literacy pedagogies. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Teacher Endorsement in South Carolina for early childhood, elementary, and special education teachers.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

Classroom strategies for interactive learning. – 2014 Edition
Buehl, D.
Newark
International Reading Association

Reading for information in elementary school: Content literacy strategies to build comprehension – 2007 Edition
Frey, N., & Fisher, D
Upper Saddle River
Pearson

Ed 661: Assessment of Learning

3 credits

The appraisal of a student’s intellectual capacity and aspects of personality; the interpretation of educational data using descriptive statistics including frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, the normal probability curve and graphs. Attention is also given to test construction and the development of a testing program.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Next offered: June 7–July 24, 2021

Educational Assessment of Students – (2019) 8th Edition
Brookhart, S. M. & Nitko, A. J.
Pearson
ISBN: 9780134807072

Ed 678: R2S Content Area Reading & Writing for Middle School and High School Teachers

3 credits

This course focuses on the theoretical bases and techniques related to the teaching of reading and writing in middle and high school settings. The course will familiarize students with historical concepts of subject matter and related research for learners in fifth through twelfth grade. Students will conceptualize disciplinary literacies in order to envision and research literacy pedagogies. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Teacher Endorsement in South Carolina for middle school and high school teachers.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

Subjects matter: Exceeding standards through powerful content-area reading – (2014) 2nd Edition
Daniels, H., & Zemelman, S.
Portsmouth, NH
Heinemann

Content matters: A disciplinary literacy approach to improving student learning – 2010 Edition
McConachie, S. M., & Petrosky, A. R.
San Francisco
Jossey-Bass

Ed 690: Research in Education

3 credits

This course introduces educational research, statistics, and testing; and is designed to familiarize the student with the terminology, basic concepts and tools necessary to critique and interpret published research.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Next offered: June 7–July 24, 2021

Educational Research: Fundamentals of Education Research – 7th Edition
McMillan, J.H.
New York
Pearson
ISBN: 9780133579161

ESS 660: Research Methods in Sport

3 credits

An overview of research design, scientific methods and statistical analysis of data required for research in sport-related topics.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

Research Methods and Design in Sport Management – 2nd Edition
Andrew, Pedersen, and McEvoy
Champaign, IL
Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492574910

ME 502: Music Business

2 credits

An examination of the design, implementation and operation of a professional music business (e.g., the traditional and Internet-based private studio, music academy, recording studio, retail and freelance work). Topics include business planning, licensure, budgeting, technology, marketing, grant writing, publishing and copyright law. Students will develop and defend a business plan for their chosen music business.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

Start Your Own Business – 7th Edition
Markman, Marla, editor
Canada
Entrepreneur Media, 2010
ISBN: 9781599186290

ME 611: Music Curriculum

3 credits

Processes and approaches to music curricula, including planning, scope and sequence; writing behavioral objectives and instructional outcomes; and evaluation techniques. Also covers integrating learning theories and a scriptural philosophy with music content and methodology.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

Course Design: A Guide to Curriculum Development for Teachers – 7th Edition
Posner, G. J., & Rudnitsky, A. N.
New York, NY
Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN: 0205457665

Mkt 411: Marketing Strategy

3 credits

Application of marketing principles to strategic management of the firm’s marketing program. Emphasis on critical thinking, business decision-making, and developing the firm’s marketing plan.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Mkt 205

Marketing Management – 15th Edition
Kotler and Keller
Pearson

Harvard Case Study Project
Note: Information on this online course pack will be provided in the course. Estimated cost is $21.

NuR 414: Research & Statistics for the RN

3 credits

A study of the research process with critical analysis of nursing research studies to broaden the student’s understanding of evidence based practice research and its application in a variety of settings. An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistical methods, and analysis of data for selected parametric and nonparametric statistical techniques.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

Essentials of Nursing Research – 9th Edition
Polit, Denise F. and Back, Cheryl T.
Wolters Kluwer
ISBN: 9781496351296

PrS 312: Communication & Conflict Resolution

3 credits

This course focuses on approaches to understanding and resolving conflict in interpersonal and organizational contexts. Students learn negotiation skills, mediation techniques, and strategies for giving and receiving feedback from a biblical perspective.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

Conflict & Communication – 1st; 2017 Edition
Jandt, Fred E
Sage
Thousand Oaks
ISBN: 9781506308272

SCH 601: Church History

3 credits

History of the professing Christian Church from the apostolic age through medieval times.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

Church History, vol. 1: From Christ to Pre-Reformation
Everett Ferguson
Grand Rapids
Zondervan, 2005
ISBN: 9780310205807

Confessions (any unabridged edition)
Augustine

SCM 631: Theories of Counseling

3 credits

A historical survey of the relationship of secular, integrationist, and biblical counseling models to the church. Examines the counseling theories of prominent Christian counselors and counseling organizations. Guides students towards the development of a distinctly biblical counseling model.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy – 10th, 2015 Edition
Corey, Gerald
Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305263727

Psychology & Christianity Five Views – 2nd, 2010 Edition
Johnson, Eric
IVP Academic
ISBN: 9780830828487

Gospel-Centered Counseling: How Christ Changes Lives – 2014 Edition
Kellemen, Robert
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310516132

SCM 632: Foundations of Biblical Counseling

3 credits

Establishes a theological and practical introduction to the ministry of biblical counseling. Presents a biblical foundation, including an emphasis upon the sufficiency of Scripture and the doctrine of sanctification as they apply to counseling, an introduction to the process of biblical counseling, and an application of biblical counseling to practical areas of life.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021

A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry – 2016 Edition
Lambert, Heath
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310518167

Counseling: How to Counsel Biblically – 2005 Edition
MacArthur, John, and The Masters College Faculty
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418500054

The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience – 2016 Edition
Pierre, Jeremy
New Growth Press
ISBN: 9781942572671

SCM 633: Counseling Issues

3 credits

Builds on the foundation of SCM 632. Focuses on the dynamics of the human heart as it pertains to biblically counseling those struggling with problems of anger, anxiety, despair, and guilt.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SCM 632

God Is More Than Enough – 2010 Edition
Jim Berg
Greenville
JourneyForth
ISBN: 9781606820575

Will Medicine Stop the Pain – 2006 Edition
Fitzpatrick, Elyse and Laura Hendrickso
Chicago
Moody
ISBN: 978080245802

Good Mood-Bad Mood: Help and Hope for Depression and Bipolar Disorder – 2013 Edition
Hodges, Charles, M.D
Shepherd Press
ISBN: 978193690850

Men Counseling Men: A Biblical Guide to the Major Issues Men Face – 2013 Edition
Street, John, ed
Eugene, OR
Harvest Hous
ISBN: 978073694926
Note: Required for men

The Biblical Counseling Guide for Women – 2012 Edition
Street, John and Janie Street
Wheaton
Crossway
ISBN: 9780736964517
Note: Required for women

Putting Your Past in Its Place – 2011 Edition
Viars, Steve
Eugene, OR
Harvest
ISBN: 9780736927390

Blame it on the Brain? – 1998 Edition
Welch, Edward
Phillipsburg, NJ
P&R
ISBN: 0875526020

SCM 701: Issues in Church Ministry

3 credits

Examines key issues facing those serving in church ministry today, including the believer’s use of alcoholic beverages, divorce and remarriage, the modern translation controversy, contemporary Christian music, and the church marketing movement. Includes assigned readings from key texts.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

Churches, Cultures, and Leadership: A Practical Theology of Congregations and Leadership – 2011 Edition
Branson, Mark Lau & Juan Martinez
InterVarsity Press

Love Into Light: The Gospel, the Homosexual, and the Church – 2013 Edition
Hubbard, Peter
Ambassador International

Simple Church: Returning to Gods Process for Making Disciples – 2011 Edition
Rainer, Thom S. & Eric Geiger
B & H Books

Wired for Intimacy. How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain – 2009 Edition
Struthers, William M.
InterVarsity Press

SNT 619: Exposition of Revelation

3 credits

An exposition of the content of the Apocalypse. Reading in the best, standard commentaries. Preparation of expository sermons from each section of the book.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

Revelation 1-7 An Exegetical Commentary – 1992 Edition
Thomas, Robert L.
Chicago
Moody Press
ISBN: 0802492657

Revelation 8-22 An Exegetical Commentary – 1995 Edition
Thomas, Robert L.
Moody Press
Moody Press
ISBN: 0802492673

SOT 620: Survey of the Old Testament

2 credits

Orientation of the student to the content and theological message of each book of the Old Testament. The focus is on the macroscopic perspective and the relevance of the Old Testament to the present. Includes discussion of key issues in scholarly debate and liberal-critical attacks. Emphasizes personal Bible study methods. For students with little or no undergraduate background in Bible.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021

Old Testament Today – 2nd ed. Edition
John H. Walton and Andrew E. Hill
Grand Rapids
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310498209

SSE 210: Economics for the Professional

3 credits

A deeper look at the economic decision-making of individuals, firms and governments in a world of scarce resources. Topics include markets, public goods, utility maximization, costs of production, market structures, antitrust policy, labor unions, poverty, health care, gross domestic product, economic growth, business cycles, unemployment, inflation, monetary and fiscal policy, the global economy and comparative advantage.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SSE 200

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

Th 360: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning man, sin, salvation, the church and eschatology. Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life. Particular attention is given to timely doctrinal questions.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802411983

Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation – 2016 Edition
Mark Sidwell
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781628562583

Th 499: Apologetics & Worldview

3 credits

An analysis and defense of the biblical worldview, together with an analysis and refutation of secular and religious alternative worldviews. The course will equip students to defend the core biblical doctrines and refute spurious philosophical, historical, archeological and scientific claims against the Bible. The course presents a brief history of the apologetics discipline and important Christian thinkers. The course addresses significant historical and contemporary thinkers and their objections to biblical Christianity.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Prerequisites: Th 350, Th 360
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.
  • Note: Bi 350 is same course as Th 350 (and similarly for Bi 360/Th 360).

There is no textbook for this course.

Ac 203: Principles of Accounting I

3 credits

Fundamental accounting procedures, journals, ledgers, financial statements and uses made of accounting information. Basic principles and procedures in accounting for corporate assets.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisites: ACT score 22, SAT score 1100 or Ac 103

Financial and Managerial Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions – 18th Edition
Jan R. Williams, Susan F. Haka, Mark S. Bettner, and Joseph Carcello
McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 9781259692406

BA 109: Business Spreadsheet Analysis

3 credits

An in-depth hands-on investigation of spreadsheet technology used in typical business applications. Topics include fundamentals of spreadsheet operation, utilizing spreadsheets to solve quantitative problems in business, basic and advanced spreadsheet formatting techniques, creating spreadsheet reports, creating pivot tables and pivot chart reports, and solving problems using what-if analysis.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

Benchmark Series: Microsoft Excel 365 2019 Edition, Levels 1 and 2
Rutkosky, Davidson, Roggenkamp and Rutkosky
ISBN: 9780763888060

BA 301: Legal Environment & Ethics of Business

3 credits

Background of the American legal system and its Constitutional foundation; public crimes and private torts, contract law, the uniform Commercial code; negotiable instruments; debtor-creditor relationship, ethical systems underlying government and business behaviors; business organizational forms; government regulation of business; property law; and Cyberlaw. Business ethics examined for all subjects treated.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisites: BA 101 or Ac 203 Prerequisite

Business Law Today, The Essentials: Text and Summarized Cases – 10th Edition
Miller, Roger LeRoy
Mason, OH
Cengage, 2011
ISBN: 9781133191353

BA 490: Business Degree Completion Capstone

3 credits

Students produce a thesis, project, or major presentation in connection with an internship or full-time job to fulfill the Degree Completion Capstone course.

  • Dates: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

Ed 201: Theories of Teaching & Learning

3 credits

Provides an overview of the theories and principles from psychology related to education. Specifically, the course addresses motivation, learning, development, instruction, culture, and classroom management.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Educational psychology: Theory and practice – 11th Edition
Slavin, R.E.
Boston
Allyn and Bacon
ISBN: 9780133436525

Ed 321: Child Growth & Development

3 credits

The physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural and spiritual growth of the child from infancy to adolescence. Emphasis on the development of the child in relation to the school.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Childhood: Voyages in Development – (2011) 4th Edition
Rathus, S. A.
New York
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780495904335

What the Bible says about parenting: Gods plan for rearing your child – 2000 Edition
MacArthur, J. F.
Nashville
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780849937750

Ed 322: Adolescent Growth & Development

3 credits

The physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural, and spiritual growth of the child from preadolescence to maturity. Emphasis on the development of the adolescent in relation to the school.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Adolescence – 15th Edition
Santrock, J. W.
New York
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780078035487
Note: The 13th or 14th edition may also be used successfully (2010).ISBN13: 978-0073370675; ISBN13: 9780078117169

Ed 691: Readings in Education

3 credits

Independent study through the use of readings with special emphasis on selected areas from the field of education. This course can be substituted for other courses at the discretion of the program coordinator.

  • Dates: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association – 6th Edition (optional)
American Psychological Association
ISBN: 9781433805615

En 101: Composition & Grammar

3 credits

Review of sentence structure, punctuation, paragraph development and essay organization. Emphasis on expository writing. Required of students with English ACT score between 15 and 23, or Writing SAT score 21 to 29. Not open to those with English ACT score above 23, or Writing SAT score above 29. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisites: En 095, Plmt Test, ACT 15-23 or SAT 21-29

College Writing – 2nd ed., 2010 Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781606820247

En 102: Composition & Rhetoric

3 credits

Introduction to academic writing emphasizing argumentation, research, documentation and style; centering on the library paper. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Prerequisites: En 101, Plmt Test, ACT 24+, SAT 30+

College Writing – 2nd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2010
ISBN: 9781606820247

Companion to College English – 3rd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781606820407

American Heritage Dictionary – 4th ed., 2002 Edition (optional)
Boston
Houghton
Note: This resource is available online.

En 103: Composition & Literature

3 credits

Critical writing using literary analysis. Discussion of literature by genres and according to basic literary critical concepts and terminology. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Prerequisite: En 102

A Companion to College English – 3rd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781606820407

Readings for College English – 2nd Edition
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781606820391
Note: Available at this link: https://www.vitalsource.com/products/readings-for-college-english-horton-ronald-a-rose-v9781606825693 or https://bju.textbooktech.com/

En 205: American Literature 1607-1865

3 credits

A historical and critical survey of American literature from colonial times to 1865.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisite: En 103

The Norton Anthology of American Literature (in one volume) – Shorter 8th Edition
Nina Baym, General Editor
New York
W. W. Norton, 2012
ISBN: 9780393918854

The Scarlet Letter (Any unabridged copy)
Nathaniel Hawthorne

ESS 672: Theories & Strategies for Coaching Volleyball

3 credits

Designed to provide advanced instruction and training in technical and tactical skills for volleyball.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Coaching Volleyball: Techniques and Tactics – 2011 Edition
American Sports Education Program
Champlain, IL
Human Kinetics, Inc.

The Volleyball Coaching Bible II – 2019 Edition
American Volleyball Coaches Association
Champlain, IL
Human Kinetics, Inc.

Volleyball: Systems & Strategies – 2009 Edition
USA Volleyball
Champlain, IL
Human Kinetics, Inc.

ESS 690: Internship

3 credits

Supervised work in a position related to coaching or sport administration. To be eligible, students must have completed all the core courses. Students must complete a total of 150 clock hours.

  • Dates: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

FA 125: Christianity & the Arts

3 credits

An examination of the aesthetic and ethical nature of the arts and their relevance to everyday life. Emphasis on applying a biblical framework for evaluating and interacting with the arts in contemporary culture while affirming the objective nature of Beauty, Truth and Goodness. Guest performances, lectures, readings, and attendance at recitals, art shows and other performances will provide students with opportunities to apply and synthesize course material.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

Art for God’s Sake
Ryken
ISBN: 9781596380073
Note: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Gods-Sake-Call-Recover/dp/1596380071

Art & the Bible
Schaeffer
ISBN: 9780830834013
Note: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Bible-Classics-Francis-Schaeffer/dp/083083401X

Fin 201: Corporate Finance

3 credits

Principles and techniques of financial analysis, planning and control, working capital management, capital budgeting, long-term financing and cost of capital.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisites: Ac 103 or Ac 203 Prerequisite

Foundations of Financial Management – 16th Edition
Stanley B. Block, Geoffrey A. Hirt, Bartley R. Danielsen
McGraw-Hill
Note: You may use an earlier edition, back to and including the 13th edition.

Fin 402: Financial Theory & Application

3 credits

An in-depth analysis of financial statements and application of principles of finance to actual business situations. Designed to develop decision-making abilities by having students recommend solutions to financial problems. Students will design and use computerized spreadsheet applications to assist in analysis.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisites: AC 305 or Fin 201 Prerequisite

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

Hi 101: The Making of the Modern World

3 credits

The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Information for High School Students: Recommended only for students who have received an ACT score of 23 or above in the Reading or English subjects.

The Penguin History of the World – 6th Edition
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 9781846144431
Note: Available in Kindle, hardcover, and paperback.

Hi 201: United States History to 1865

3 credits

A survey of American history from the colonial era through 1865 with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 1) – 9th Edition
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
New York, 2013
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 978039391263

Ma 103: College Algebra

3 credits

Review of elementary algebra. Stress on the concept of relation and function, algebraic functions and their graphs. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisites: Ma ACT 20-25, SAT 550-630, Ma 090, Ma 103 Plmt

College Algebra – 8th Edition
Richard N. Aufmann/Richard D. Nation
Stamford, CT
Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285434773
Note: If you’re planning on taking Ma 105, consider purchasing ISBN-978-1-285-44942-5 instead.

ME 612: Principles & History of Music Education

3 credits

An introduction to the history of American school music education from the European antecedents through the present. Emphasis will be placed on the underlying philosophies of music and the historical justifications for music teaching.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Foundations of Music Education – 2nd Edition
Abeles, Harold; Charles Hoffer, and Robert Klotman
New York
Schirmer Books, 1994
ISBN: 9780028700113

Music Matters: A New Philosophy of Music Education
Elliot, David J.
New York
Oxford University Press, 1995
ISBN: 9780195091717

Philosophy in a New Key: A Study in the Symbolism of Reason, Rite, and Art – 3rd Edition
Susanne K. Langer
Cambridge, MA
Harvard University Press, 1957
ISBN: 0674665031

Contemporary Music Education (Recommended) – 4th Edition (optional)
Mark, Michael and Madura, Patrice
New York
Schirmer Books, 1996
ISBN: 9781133956303

Foundations and Principles of Music Education (Recommended) – 2nd Edition (optional)
Leonhard, Charles and House, Robert
New York
McGraw-Hill, 1972

Music Education: Source Readings from Ancient Greece to Today (Recommended) – 2nd Edition (optional)
ed. Michael Mark
New York
Routledge, 2002
ISBN: 9780415936798

ME 691: Testing & Research in Music Education

3 credits

An introduction to the relevant areas of music education testing and research, including music aptitude testing, music achievement testing, and the standard education research methodologies as applied to the field of music education.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: Students will need a statistical calculator and access to Statistical Package for Social Sciences 24 Standard (SPSS). Distance students in the Greenville area may access SPSS 24 in FA 11. You may also download and rent SPSS 24 for six months at www.onthehub.com/spss.

Inquiry in music education: Concepts and methods for the beginning researcher
Froehlich, H. and Frierson-Campbell, S.
New York
Routledge, 2013
ISBN: 9780415896405

NuR 317: Professional Role Transition for the RN to BSN Student

3 credits

A transition course to assist RN’s to further develop their professional nursing skills in role identity and professional development, evidence based research and practice, leadership and organizational management, and communication between healthcare professionals.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 319: Issues & Trends in Professional Nursing

3 credits

This course develops the students understanding of current issues and trends that affect the professional nurse’s role. The course includes an exploration of service areas as a Christian nurse.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought

3 credits

Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance in Western thought from Socrates onward.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

Themes in Western Thought – 2013 (custom) Edition
Horton, Ronald, ed.
Boston
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780077819033
Note: You must purchase this custom textbook from the BJU bookstore. Call 864-770-1355 or email ctextbooks@bju.edu.

PrS 350: Ethics for the Professional

3 credits

Survey of ethical constructs with an emphasis on applying biblical principles in professional contexts.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics – 4th (2018) Edition
Scott B. Rae
Grand Rapids
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310536420
Note: Also available as an ebook, with ISBN 978-0-310-53643-7

PrS 490: Professional Studies Capstone

3 credits

Students produce a thesis, project, or major presentation or complete a practicum or internship to demonstrate their mastery of the learning outcomes for their degree program.

  • Dates: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: Any required reading will be determined when the student meets with his faculty advisors.

Any required reading will be determined when the student meets with his faculty advisors.

SCM 630: Counseling Children & Adolescents

3 credits

Presents the biblical counseling principles and procedures for helping elementary and secondary school-age children. Case study examples encourage application of course content.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SCM 632

Big Truths for Young Hearts: Teaching and Learning the Greatness of God
Ware, Bruce A.
ISBN: 9781433506017

Child Proof: Parenting by Faith Not Formula
Lowe, Julie.
ISBN: 9781948130158

Play in Family Therapy – 2nd Edition
Gil, Eliana
ISBN: 9781462526451

The Heart of Anger: Practical Help for the Prevention and Cure of Anger in Children
Priolo, Lou.
ISBN: 9781930133730

SCM 632: Foundations of Biblical Counseling

3 credits

Establishes a theological and practical introduction to the ministry of biblical counseling. Presents a biblical foundation, including an emphasis upon the sufficiency of Scripture and the doctrine of sanctification as they apply to counseling, an introduction to the process of biblical counseling, and an application of biblical counseling to practical areas of life.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry – 2016 Edition
Lambert, Heath
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310518167

Counseling: How to Counsel Biblically – 2005 Edition
MacArthur, John, and The Masters College Faculty
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418500054

The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience – 2016 Edition
Pierre, Jeremy
New Growth Press
ISBN: 9781942572671

SCM 640: Biblical Counseling Practicum I

3 credits

Practical application of the biblical counseling principles and practices covered in the biblical counseling curriculum. Emphasizes how to develop rapport, collect data, assess problems, develop a ministry plan, facilitate biblical change, give hope, and assign homework based on case studies. Reinforces a biblical code of ethics in counseling. Supervised counseling required.

Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands: People in Need of Change Helping People in Need of Change – 2002 Edition
Tripp, Paul David
Phillipsburg, NJ
P&R

A Homework Manual for Biblical Living, Volume 1 – 1979 Edition
Mack, Wayne
Phillipsburg, NJ
P & R

You must also purchase two audio workshop files listed in the course.

SCM 695: Biblical Counseling Practicum II

3 credits

Further develops the knowledge and skills necessary to biblically counsel others. Assesses the student’s knowledge and skills in three key areas: observation, experience, and organization. Students will enroll in this capstone course in their final semester of the MA Biblical Counseling program.

  • Dates: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SCM 640

Ready to Restore: The Laymans Guide to Christian Counseling – 1981 Edition
Jay E. Adams
Phillipsburg
P & R Publishing
ISBN: 0875520707

SCM 709: Pastoral Ministry Internship

3 credits

An 8- to 12-week internship designed to help the student integrate and apply his seminary education in a local-church setting. Includes mentorship by an experienced pastor, on-site directed experiences, and readings and reflections in the theory and practice of pastoral ministry.

  • Dates: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Information for High School Students: There is no textbook for this course, but you will be reading 3 books and writing a review of each of them.

There is no textbook for this course, but you will be reading 3 books and writing a review of each o

SSE 200: Foundations of Economics

3 credits

Blends the core concepts of both microeconomics (structure of markets, factors of production, elasticities) and macroeconomics (economic systems; public policy, including fiscal and monetary policy; supply and demand analysis of national income, inflation and unemployment) with personal responsibility as a citizen (credit, interest, banking, budgeting) to create a greater knowledge of the economy and the individual’s role as a decision-maker within that economy.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

The Economic Way of Thinking – 13th Edition
Heyne, P., Boettke, P., & Prychitko, D.
Upper Saddle River, N J
Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132991292
Note: The use of older editions is strongly discouraged.

The Fatal Equilibrium
Marshal Jevons

SSP 207: National Government

3 credits

American government, the organization and functioning of American political life on the national level.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Politics in America, 2018 Elections and Update Edition – 11th Edition
Dye, Thomas R. and Gaddie, Ronald Keith
ISBN: 9780135202753

STh 613: Christian Apologetics

3 credits

Explores biblical philosophies and methodologies for the defense of the Christian faith. Addresses evidences for the existence of God, the historicity of Jesus’ resurrection, and the reliability of the Bible’s testimony. Examines the relation between faith and reason, the problem of evil, and worldview issues.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

Th 103: Introduction to Christian Apologetics

3 credits

An introduction to biblical doctrine applied to current apologetic and worldview issues. The course discusses key topics including what apologetics is, the authority of Scripture and how Genesis lays a foundation for the Gospel message. It adequately prepares the student to defend and explain the scientific validity and theological necessity of a 6-day creation within the context of the Christian faith.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Apologetics to the Glory of God: an Introduction – 1994 Edition
John M. Frame
P & R Publishing
ISBN: 9780875522432

Th 350: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and angels (including Satan). Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody
ISBN: 9780802411983

A Pictorial History of Our English Bible – 1982 Edition
David Beale
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 0890841497

Th 360: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning man, sin, salvation, the church and eschatology. Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life. Particular attention is given to timely doctrinal questions.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802411983

Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation – 2016 Edition
Mark Sidwell
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781628562583

Th 499: Apologetics & Worldview

3 credits

An analysis and defense of the biblical worldview, together with an analysis and refutation of secular and religious alternative worldviews. The course will equip students to defend the core biblical doctrines and refute spurious philosophical, historical, archeological and scientific claims against the Bible. The course presents a brief history of the apologetics discipline and important Christian thinkers. The course addresses significant historical and contemporary thinkers and their objections to biblical Christianity.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Prerequisites: Th 350, Th 360
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.
  • Note: Bi 350 is same course as Th 350 (and similarly for Bi 360/Th 360).

There is no textbook for this course.

EAS 660: Foundations of Leadership

3 credits

Emphasizes basic administrative theory and research for the school leader, focusing on the current practices and examining trends in such areas as leadership skills, personnel development and decision making.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

Biblical Leadership: Becoming a Different Kind of Leader
Ken Collier & Matt Williams
Ambassador International
ISBN: 1932307214

The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters
Albert Mohler
Bethany House
ISBN: 9780764210044

Finding Your Leadership Style: A Guide for Educators
Jeffrey Glanz
ASCD
ISBN: 9780871206923

How to be a Team Player and Enjoy It
Matt Williams
Ambassador International
ISBN: 9781620202357

Crazy Busy
Kevin DeYoung
Crossway
ISBN: 9781433533389

A Scent of Water: Bringing Life Back to the Christian School Movement
Edward Earwood & Phil Suite
Ambassador International
ISBN: 9781620201558

EAS 663: School Business Management

3 credits

Principles of business administration for schools, emphasizing sound plant, finance and management practices. A philosophy of school administration will be developed.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

Management principles for Christian schools – 2008 Edition
Deuink, J. & Carruthers, B.
Greenville
Bob Jones University Press.
ISBN: 9781591668039

Nonprofit financial planning made easy – 2008 Edition
Blazek, J
Hoboken, NJ
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ISBN: 9780471715276

EAS 670: Pupil Personnel Services

3 credits

A survey of guidance services and their application in both elementary and secondary educational settings. Practical guidance problems are considered.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

How to Help People Change
Adams, Jay
Grand Rapids
Zondervan Publishing House, 1986
ISBN: 031051181X

Charting the Course: Pupil Personnel Services in the Christian School – 2nd Edition
Deuink, Jim
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2003
ISBN: 1579249698

The Heart of Anger
Priolo, Lou
Amityville
Calvary Press, 1997
ISBN: 1879737280

The Age of Opportunity
Tripp, Paul
Phillipsburg
Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 2001
ISBN: 0875526055

EAS 676: Personnel Administration & Supervision

3 credits

An overview of the employment process, personnel policies and procedures, and laws and regulations affecting the employment and supervision of faculty/staff in private, non-profit schools.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

Guiding faculty to excellence: Instructional supervision in the Christian school – 2nd ed., 2002 Edition
Brown, G.
Colorado Springs, CO
Purposeful Design Publications
ISBN: ASIN: B00RWTT1WK

Effective supervision: Supporting the art and science of teaching – 2011 Edition
Marzano, R. H, Frontier, T. & Livingston, D
Alexandria, VA
ACSD
ISBN: 9781416611554

What Great Teachers Do Differently: 17 Things That Matter Most – 2011 Edition
Whitaker, T.
Florence, KY
Routledge
ISBN: 10: 1596671998

Setting Wages and Benefits for Church Staff. From Church Law and Tax
Church Law and Tax. Com (Richard Hammer)
http://www.churchlawandtaxstore.com/
Note: This is a pdf download that costs $14.95.

Understanding Labor Laws.
Church Law and Tax. Com (Richard Hammer)
http://www.churchlawandtaxstore.com/
Note: This is a pdf download that costs $14.95.

EAS 678: Organizational Leadership

3 credits

An exploration of organizational theory and its application in a school setting, emphasizing strategic planning, instructional leadership and public relations.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

The Leadership Challenge – 5th or 6th Edition
James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
San Francisco
Jossey-Bass, 2012
ISBN: 9780470651728

Practicing the Art of Leadership: A Problem-Based Approach to Implementing the ISLLC Standards – 5th Edition
Reginald Leon Green
New York
Pearson, 2017
ISBN: 9780134088778

Future-Focused Leadership
Gary Marx
Alexandria, VA
ASCD, 2006
ISBN: 9781416602194

Leading Change in Your School: How to Conquer Myths, Build Commitment, and Get Results
Douglas B. Reeves
Alexandria, VA
ASCD, 2009
ISBN: 9781416608080

Ed 605: History & Philosophy of Education

3 credits

Beginnings of the American system of education, survey of theories of education; factors and forces changing American education philosophies of learning applied to contemporary educational problems. This course is designed to equip and motivate educators and administrators to understand, critically appraise and apply the historical and philosophical foundations of education in developing their educational theory and practice.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

Education in a Free Society – 8th Edition
Rippa, S. Alexander
New York
Longman
ISBN: 10: 0801316367
Note: This book may be accessed online at https://archive.org/details/educationinfrees0000ripp/page/n13/mode/2up

Ed 615: Theories of Learning

3 credits

This course is an overview of theories related to teaching and learning. Major concepts of learning theories will be studied as well as motivational, developmental and classroom management theories. Students will be required to research analyze, and apply these theories.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

Contemporary Theories of Learning – (2018) 2nd Edition
Knud Illeris
Routledge
ISBN: 9781138550490

Ed 632: Best Practices in Instructional Strategies

3 credits

Effective teaching involves using a variety of instructional strategies, designed with specific learners in mind. This course explores the development and practical application of numerous strategies. Students will be introduced to the Five Core Propositions of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. This class is mostly project based.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

Learning & teaching: Research-based methods. – 6th ed 2012 Edition
Kauchak, D., & Eggen, P.
Boston
Pearson
ISBN: 9780132179348

Ed 634: Providing Instruction for Exceptional Learning Needs

3 credits

This course focuses on developing the student’s understanding of the knowledge and skills necessary to increase effectiveness in meeting the needs of diverse learners through appropriate instructional, curricular and behavioral strategies.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

Inclusion: Effective Practices for All Students – (2013) 2nd Edition
James M. McLeskey, Michael S. Rosenberg, David L. Westling
Pearson
ISBN: 9780132658201

Ed 638: Curriculum Development & Design

3 credits

This course is an overview of the history and theories of curriculum development and their application to K-12 schools. Designing and implementing effective curriculum and learning based on a school’s philosophy of education.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

Curriculum Leadership: Readings for Developing Quality Educational Programs – 10th Edition
Forrest W. Parkay, Eric J. Anctil, Glen J. Hass
Pearson
ISBN: 9780132852159

Steppingstones to Curriculum: A Biblical Path – 2nd Edition
Harro Van Brummelen
ISBN: 9781583310236

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association – 7th Edition (optional)
American Psychological Association
Washington, DC
American Psychological Association

Ed 661: Assessment of Learning

3 credits

The appraisal of a student’s intellectual capacity and aspects of personality; the interpretation of educational data using descriptive statistics including frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, the normal probability curve and graphs. Attention is also given to test construction and the development of a testing program.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

Educational Assessment of Students – (2019) 8th Edition
Brookhart, S. M. & Nitko, A. J.
Pearson
ISBN: 9780134807072

Ed 667: Technology in Education

3 credits

This course is a practical examination of current technology applications and their integration in education. The hands-on learning environment provides the professional educator with the tools needed to enhance skills in technology and apply these skills in a variety of settings.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

Tech like a pirate: Using classroom technology to create an experience and make learning memorable – 2020 Edition
Miller, M.
Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.
ISBN: 9781951600204

Integrating technology in the classroom: Tools to meet the needs of every student – 2nd Edition
Hamilton, B.
International Society for Technology in Education
ISBN: 9781564847256
Note: 2018

Ed 680: Classroom Management

3 credits

A study of effective techniques for management and discipline in the classroom setting. Emphasis placed on current research and literature. Students develop and communicate a personal philosophy regarding classroom management that references physical surroundings, student motivation approaches, rules and procedures, and strategies for dealing with challenging behaviors and diverse needs.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

Ed 690: Research in Education

3 credits

This course introduces educational research, statistics, and testing; and is designed to familiarize the student with the terminology, basic concepts and tools necessary to critique and interpret published research.

  • Dates: June 7–July 24, 2021
  • Register by: June 4, 2021

Educational Research: Fundamentals of Education Research – 7th Edition
McMillan, J.H.
New York
Pearson
ISBN: 9780133579161

Ac 204: Principles of Accounting II

3 credits

Basic principles and procedures in accounting for corporate equity, bonds, manufacturing costs, managerial analysis of costs and cost/revenue relationships, special statements, analysis of financial statements and individual budgeting, and taxes. Introduction to business ethics.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Ac 203

Financial and Managerial Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions, – 18th Edition
Jan R. Williams, Susan F. Haka, Mark S. Bettner, and Joseph Carcello
McGraw-Hill/Irwin

Ar 130: Foundations of Art & Design

3 credits

Introduction to aesthetic theories, principles and elements of composition, and a survey of media for the student of visual arts, the art and design major, or art-makers. Attention will be given to developing sound biblical attitudes toward art evaluation and production. Lecture and lab.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

Living with Art – 9th Edition
Mark Getlein
New York
McGraw Hill, 2010
ISBN: 9780073379203

Art and the Bible: Two Essays
Francis Schaeffer
Downers Grove, IL
InterVarsity Press, 2006
ISBN: 9780830834013

BA 109: Business Spreadsheet Analysis

3 credits

An in-depth hands-on investigation of spreadsheet technology used in typical business applications. Topics include fundamentals of spreadsheet operation, utilizing spreadsheets to solve quantitative problems in business, basic and advanced spreadsheet formatting techniques, creating spreadsheet reports, creating pivot tables and pivot chart reports, and solving problems using what-if analysis.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

Benchmark Series: Microsoft Excel 365 2019 Edition, Levels 1 and 2
Rutkosky, Davidson, Roggenkamp and Rutkosky
ISBN: 9780763888060

BA 330: Supply Chain Management

3 credits

An introduction to the management of the flow of goods and services in organizations. Specifically examined will be customer service, logistics information systems, inventory and materials management, transportation, warehousing and distribution, material handling and packaging, procurement, supply chain management and e-commerce.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Ac 204

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

Ed 305: Foundations in Reading for Early Childhood & Elementary School Teachers

3 credits

This course examines the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of literacy processes and instruction including oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also includes the historical progression of reading and writing instruction, and the role of professional learning, leadership, and judgment for teachers. This course is aligned with SC literacy competencies, ILA, CAEP, InTASC and ADEPT performance standards. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Teacher Endorsement in South Carolina for early childhood, elementary, and special education teachers.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Prerequisite: En 102

Best practices in literacy instruction – 6th ed (2018) Edition
Gambrell, L. B., & Morrow, L. M. (Eds)
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/bju/detail.action?docID=5527546

Lenses on reading: An introduction to theories and models – 2nd (2012) Edition
Tracey, D. H., & Morrow, L. M.
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1507777&site=ehost-live&authtype=sso&custid=s8415227

APA Manual – 6th Edition (optional)
Note: This is supplemental, not required.

The literacy dictionary: The vocabulary of reading and writing – 2005 Edition (optional)
Harris, T. L, & Hodges, R. E. (Eds.)
Newark, DE
International Reading Association
Note: This is supplemental, not required.

Ed 306: Foundations in Reading for Middle School & High School Teachers

3 credits

This course examines the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of literacy processes and instruction including oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also includes the historical progression of reading and writing instruction, and the role of professional learning, leadership, and judgment for teachers. This course is aligned with SC literacy competencies, ILA, CAEP, InTASC and ADEPT performance standards. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Requirement (Instructional) Endorsement in South Carolina for middle school and high school teachers.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Prerequisite: En 102

Best practices in literacy instruction – 6th ed (2018) Edition
Gambrell, L. B., & Morrow, L. M. (Eds)
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/bju/detail.action?docID=5527546

Lenses on reading: An introduction to theories and models – 2nd (2012) Edition
Tracey, D. H., & Morrow, L. M.
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1507777&site=ehost-live&authtype=sso&custid=s8415227

APA Manual – 6th Edition (optional)
Note: This is supplemental, not required.

The literacy dictionary: The vocabulary of reading and writing – 2005 Edition (optional)
Harris, T. L, & Hodges, R. E. (Eds.)
Newark, DE
International Reading Association
Note: This is supplemental, not required.

Ed 659: R2S Content Area Reading & Writing for Early Childhood and Elementary School Teachers

3 credits

This course focuses on the theoretical bases and techniques related to the teaching of reading and writing in early childhood and elementary school settings. The course will familiarize students with historical concepts of subject matter and related research for learners in Kindergarten through sixth grade. Students will conceptualize disciplinary literacies in order to envision and research literacy pedagogies. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Teacher Endorsement in South Carolina for early childhood, elementary, and special education teachers.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

Classroom strategies for interactive learning. – 2014 Edition
Buehl, D.
Newark
International Reading Association

Reading for information in elementary school: Content literacy strategies to build comprehension – 2007 Edition
Frey, N., & Fisher, D
Upper Saddle River
Pearson

Ed 678: R2S Content Area Reading & Writing for Middle School and High School Teachers

3 credits

This course focuses on the theoretical bases and techniques related to the teaching of reading and writing in middle and high school settings. The course will familiarize students with historical concepts of subject matter and related research for learners in fifth through twelfth grade. Students will conceptualize disciplinary literacies in order to envision and research literacy pedagogies. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Teacher Endorsement in South Carolina for middle school and high school teachers.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

Subjects matter: Exceeding standards through powerful content-area reading – (2014) 2nd Edition
Daniels, H., & Zemelman, S.
Portsmouth, NH
Heinemann

Content matters: A disciplinary literacy approach to improving student learning – 2010 Edition
McConachie, S. M., & Petrosky, A. R.
San Francisco
Jossey-Bass

En 102: Composition & Rhetoric

3 credits

Introduction to academic writing emphasizing argumentation, research, documentation and style; centering on the library paper. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Prerequisites: En 101, Plmt Test, ACT 24+, SAT 30+

College Writing – 2nd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2010
ISBN: 9781606820247

Companion to College English – 3rd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781606820407

American Heritage Dictionary – 4th ed., 2002 Edition (optional)
Boston
Houghton
Note: This resource is available online.

En 103: Composition & Literature

3 credits

Critical writing using literary analysis. Discussion of literature by genres and according to basic literary critical concepts and terminology. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Prerequisite: En 102

A Companion to College English – 3rd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781606820407

Readings for College English – 2nd Edition
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781606820391
Note: Available at this link: https://www.vitalsource.com/products/readings-for-college-english-horton-ronald-a-rose-v9781606825693 or https://bju.textbooktech.com/

En 202: British Literature to 1688

3 credits

A historical and critical survey of British literature from Beowulf to 1688.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Prerequisite: En 103

The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. 1 – 9th Edition
Greenblatt, Stephen, ed.
New York
Norton, 2012
ISBN: 9780393912470

ESS 621: Ethics & Sport

3 credits

The ethical and moral issues in sport. Topics include the recruitment of student athletes, performance enhancing drugs, sportsmanship and youth sports participation, among others.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

Ethics in Sport – 3rd Edition
William J. Morgan (editor)
Champaign
Human Kinetics

FA 125: Christianity & the Arts

3 credits

An examination of the aesthetic and ethical nature of the arts and their relevance to everyday life. Emphasis on applying a biblical framework for evaluating and interacting with the arts in contemporary culture while affirming the objective nature of Beauty, Truth and Goodness. Guest performances, lectures, readings, and attendance at recitals, art shows and other performances will provide students with opportunities to apply and synthesize course material.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

Art for God’s Sake
Ryken
ISBN: 9781596380073
Note: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Gods-Sake-Call-Recover/dp/1596380071

Art & the Bible
Schaeffer
ISBN: 9780830834013
Note: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Bible-Classics-Francis-Schaeffer/dp/083083401X

Hi 101: The Making of the Modern World

3 credits

The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Information for High School Students: Recommended only for students who have received an ACT score of 23 or above in the Reading or English subjects.

The Penguin History of the World – 6th Edition
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 9781846144431
Note: Available in Kindle, hardcover, and paperback.

Hi 202: United States History from 1865 to the Present

3 credits

A survey of American history from 1865 to the present with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

America: A Narrative History – 9th Edition
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
New York
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393912623

ME 511: World Music

3 credits

Designed specifically for the practicing music educator, the course will provide a broad overview of musical traditions, styles, instruments and cultures from people around the world with the goal of informing curriculum design.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

Teaching Music Globally – 2004 Edition
Campbell, Patricia Shehan
New York
Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195137804

ME 695: Graduate Seminar in Music Education

3 credits

An exploration of contemporary topics and challenges in music education with an emphasis on engaging issues from a biblical worldview. Action research projects, group discussion, and presentations provide opportunities to link research to students’ current teaching situations and professional development needs. This is the capstone course and should be the last course taken. It includes the comprehensive exam.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 320: Applied Pathophysiology for the RN

3 credits

Focuses on the pathophysiology of commonly occurring acute and chronic health problems with a health and chronic disease management approach. Physiological mechanisms of acute health problems are reviewed through a systems approach while considering principles of motivation, learning theory, and their application to disease processes. The student will explore diversity, patient education, complementary and alternative therapies, and community resources as it related to pathophysiological processes.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought

3 credits

Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance in Western thought from Socrates onward.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

Themes in Western Thought – 2013 (custom) Edition
Horton, Ronald, ed.
Boston
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780077819033
Note: You must purchase this custom textbook from the BJU bookstore. Call 864-770-1355 or email ctextbooks@bju.edu.

PrS 301: Cultural Engagement

3 credits

An introduction to the basic terms, concepts, and analytical techniques that comprise the study of culture. Particular emphasis is given to building cultural competencies that promote cross-cultural understanding, effective communication, and collaborative problem solving.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

Understanding Global Cultures – 6th Edition
Martin J. Gannon
Sage Publications
ISBN: 9781483340074
Note: 3rd, 4th, or 5th editions are also acceptable because they contain the needed reading selections.

PrS 305: Interpersonal Communication in Organizations

3 credits

An overview of intrapersonal effectiveness, interpersonal effectiveness, understanding and working in teams, and leading individuals and groups.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

Connect Access Card for Business and Professional Communication: Putting People First – (2020) 1st Edition
Floyd, K. and Cardon, P. W.
New York
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9781260244960
Note: You must purchase the Connect Access Card, not just the book. See https://www.mheducation.com/highered/product/business-professional-communication-floyd-cardon/M9781260514490.html

Ps 200: General Psychology

3 credits

An introduction to the major areas of psychology, including history, major theories, brain function, biological underpinnings of thought, motivation, emotion, and behavior, learning, memory, lifespan development, intelligence, sensation and perception. An overview of psychological disorders and methods of treatment is included, and critical analysis of information and its alignment with Biblical truth is emphasized.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

Mastering the World of Psychology Access Card – 6th Edition
Samuel E. Wood and Ellen Green Wood
Revel
ISBN: 9780134567341
Note: This is an ebook. You will be purchasing an access card, not an actual textbook.

SCM 632: Foundations of Biblical Counseling

3 credits

Establishes a theological and practical introduction to the ministry of biblical counseling. Presents a biblical foundation, including an emphasis upon the sufficiency of Scripture and the doctrine of sanctification as they apply to counseling, an introduction to the process of biblical counseling, and an application of biblical counseling to practical areas of life.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry – 2016 Edition
Lambert, Heath
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310518167

Counseling: How to Counsel Biblically – 2005 Edition
MacArthur, John, and The Masters College Faculty
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418500054

The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience – 2016 Edition
Pierre, Jeremy
New Growth Press
ISBN: 9781942572671

SCM 633: Counseling Issues

3 credits

Builds on the foundation of SCM 632. Focuses on the dynamics of the human heart as it pertains to biblically counseling those struggling with problems of anger, anxiety, despair, and guilt.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SCM 632

God Is More Than Enough – 2010 Edition
Jim Berg
Greenville
JourneyForth
ISBN: 9781606820575

Will Medicine Stop the Pain – 2006 Edition
Fitzpatrick, Elyse and Laura Hendrickso
Chicago
Moody
ISBN: 978080245802

Good Mood-Bad Mood: Help and Hope for Depression and Bipolar Disorder – 2013 Edition
Hodges, Charles, M.D
Shepherd Press
ISBN: 978193690850

Men Counseling Men: A Biblical Guide to the Major Issues Men Face – 2013 Edition
Street, John, ed
Eugene, OR
Harvest Hous
ISBN: 978073694926
Note: Required for men

The Biblical Counseling Guide for Women – 2012 Edition
Street, John and Janie Street
Wheaton
Crossway
ISBN: 9780736964517
Note: Required for women

Putting Your Past in Its Place – 2011 Edition
Viars, Steve
Eugene, OR
Harvest
ISBN: 9780736927390

Blame it on the Brain? – 1998 Edition
Welch, Edward
Phillipsburg, NJ
P&R
ISBN: 0875526020

SCM 637: Marriage & Family Counseling

3 credits

Methods of marriage and family counseling within the church setting. Premarital counseling.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SCM 632

Love that Lasts: When Marriage Meets Grace – 2006 Edition
Ricucci, Gary and Betsy
Crossway
ISBN: 9781581347821

When Sinners Say, I Do – 2007 Edition
Harvey, Dave
Shepherd Press
ISBN: 9780976758266

The Complete Husband – 2017 Edition
Priolo, Lou
P&R Publishing
ISBN: 9781629951034

The Excellent Wife – 1999 Edition
Peace, Martha
Focus Publishing
ISBN: 9781885904089

Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family – 2016 Edition
Paul Tripp
Crossway
ISBN: 9781433551932

SSE 200: Foundations of Economics

3 credits

Blends the core concepts of both microeconomics (structure of markets, factors of production, elasticities) and macroeconomics (economic systems; public policy, including fiscal and monetary policy; supply and demand analysis of national income, inflation and unemployment) with personal responsibility as a citizen (credit, interest, banking, budgeting) to create a greater knowledge of the economy and the individual’s role as a decision-maker within that economy.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

The Economic Way of Thinking – 13th Edition
Heyne, P., Boettke, P., & Prychitko, D.
Upper Saddle River, N J
Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132991292
Note: The use of older editions is strongly discouraged.

The Fatal Equilibrium
Marshal Jevons

Th 350: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and angels (including Satan). Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody
ISBN: 9780802411983

A Pictorial History of Our English Bible – 1982 Edition
David Beale
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 0890841497

Th 360: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning man, sin, salvation, the church and eschatology. Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life. Particular attention is given to timely doctrinal questions.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802411983

Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation – 2016 Edition
Mark Sidwell
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781628562583

Th 490: Themes in Theology & Apologetics

3 credits

An overview of the story of Scripture, a survey of selected major doctrines and a primer in basic apologetics. Particular emphasis on understanding how to communicate the truth of the Bible to both believers and unbelievers.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

Thy Word Is Truth – 1963 Edition
E. J. Young
Banner of Truth
ISBN: 9780851511726

The Knowledge of the Holy
A. W. Tozer
ISBN: 9781626309906

More Than a Carpenter – 2009 Edition
Josh McDowell
Tyndale Momentum
ISBN: 9781414326276

A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics – 2006 Edition
James Sire
IVP
ISBN: 9780830833825

Th 499: Apologetics & Worldview

3 credits

An analysis and defense of the biblical worldview, together with an analysis and refutation of secular and religious alternative worldviews. The course will equip students to defend the core biblical doctrines and refute spurious philosophical, historical, archeological and scientific claims against the Bible. The course presents a brief history of the apologetics discipline and important Christian thinkers. The course addresses significant historical and contemporary thinkers and their objections to biblical Christianity.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Prerequisites: Th 350, Th 360
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.
  • Note: Bi 350 is same course as Th 350 (and similarly for Bi 360/Th 360).

There is no textbook for this course.