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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.

BA 215
3 Credits
Introduction to Human Resources Management
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. Summer only, three hours.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Next offered: Jun 26 – Aug 12, 2023
Human Resources Management – 14th
Wayne Mondy and Joseph Martocchio
Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN: 9780133972993
Subscription to Society of Human Resources Management
Bi 209
3 Credits
Hermeneutics: Interpreting the Bible for Life
A study of principles/practices for accurately reading, interpreting, and applying the Bible. The focus will be on understanding and embracing God's authorial intent of the ancient text and making appropriate applications for contemporary living.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Next offered: May 8 – Jun 24, 2023
Visual Theology Guide to the Bible – 2019
Tim Challies, Josh Byers
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310577966
Grasping God's Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible – 2012
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Zondervan
ISBN: 0310492572
CpS 110
3 Credits
Object-Oriented Programming I
An introduction to programming using a high-level language. An emphasis on the object-oriented paradigm, including basic class design principles. Development of problem-solving skills through programming exercises. Lecture and lab.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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How to Think Like a Computer Scientist
EAS 670
3 Credits
Pupil Personnel Services
A survey of guidance services and their application in both elementary and secondary educational settings. Practical guidance problems are considered.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Next offered: Jun 5 – Jul 22, 2023
How to Help People Change – 1986
Adams, Jay
Zondervan Publishing House
ISBN: 0-310-51181-X
Charting the Course: Pupil Personnel Services in the Christian School – 2nd
Deuink, Jim
BJU Press, 2003
ISBN: 1-57924-969-8
The Heart of Anger
Priolo, Lou
Calvary Press, 1997
ISBN: 1-879737-28-0
The Age of Opportunity
Tripp, Paul
Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 2001
ISBN: 0-87552-605-5
Ed 380
3 Credits
Instructional Methods & Strategies
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Next offered: Jun 26 – Aug 12, 2023
Classroom instruction that works: Research-based strategies for increasing student achievement – 2001
Marzano, R. J., Pickering, D., & Pollock, J. E.
ASCD
ISBN: 978-1416613626
Subscription to GoReact
Ed 615
3 Credits
Theories of Learning
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Next offered: Jun 5 – Jul 22, 2023
Contemporary Theories of Learning – (2018) 2nd
Knud Illeris
Routledge
ISBN: 978-1138550490
Ed 638
3 Credits
Curriculum Development & Design
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Next offered: Jun 5 – Jul 22, 2023
Curriculum Leadership: Readings for Developing Quality Educational Programs – 10th edition
Forrest W. Parkay, Eric J. Anctil, Glen J. Hass
Pearson
ISBN: 978-0132852159
Steppingstones to Curriculum: A Biblical Path – 2nd edition
Harro Van Brummelen
ISBN: 978-1583310236
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association – 7th
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
Ed 659
3 Credits
R2S Content Area Reading & Writing for Early Childhood and Elementary School Teachers
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Classroom strategies for interactive learning. – (2017) 4th
Buehl, D.
International Reading Association
Reading for information in elementary school: Content literacy strategies to build comprehension – 2007
Frey, N., & Fisher, D
Pearson
Ed 661
3 Credits
Assessment of Learning
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Educational Assessment of Students – (2019) 8th
Brookhart, S. M. & Nitko, A. J.
Pearson
ISBN: 978-0-13-480707-2
Ed 678
3 Credits
R2S Content Area Reading & Writing for Middle School and High School Teachers
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Subjects matter: Exceeding standards through powerful content-area reading – (2014) 2nd
Daniels, H., & Zemelman, S.
Heinemann
ISBN: 978-0325050836
Content matters: A disciplinary literacy approach to improving student learning – 2010
McConachie, S. M., & Petrosky, A. R.
Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 978-0-470-43411-6
Ed 690
3 Credits
Research in Education
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Next offered: Jun 5 – Jul 22, 2023
Educational Research: Fundamental Principles and Methods – 8th
McMillan, James H.
Pearson
ISBN: 0-13-577010-6
ESS 206
3 Credits
Wellness Concepts
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Next offered: Jun 26 – Aug 12, 2023
ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health – 2nd edition
Bushman, Barbara, PhD.
Human Kinetics
ISBN: 978-1-4925-3367-2
ESS 660
3 Credits
Research Methods in Sport
An overview of research design, scientific methods and statistical analysis of data required for research in sport-related topics.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Research Methods and Design in Sport Management – 2nd
Andrew, Pedersen, and McEvoy
Human Kinetics
ISBN: 978-1-4925-7491-0
ESS 673
3 Credits
Theories & Strategies for Coaching Basketball
Designed to provide advanced instruction and training in technical and tactical skills of basketball.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Coaching Basketball Successfully – (2012) 3rd
Wootten, Morgan, and Joe Wootten
Human Kinetics, Inc.
ISBN: 978-0736083720
FA 125
3 Credits
Christianity & the Arts
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Art for God's Sake
Ryken
ISBN: 978-1-59638-007-3
Art & the Bible
Schaeffer
ISBN: 978-0830834013
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 335
3 Credits
History of Christianity
Overviews the history of the Christian faith since the New Testament era. Notes the formative influence of the early church councils and places special emphasis on the nature and contributions of the Reformation. Discusses modern Christian history with application to contemporary theological issues.
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Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity – 4th
Mark A. Noll, David Komline, Han-luen Katzer Komline
Baker Academic
ISBN: 9781540964885
5 Minutes in Church History: An Introduction to the Stories of Gods Faithfulness in the History of – 2019
Stephen J. Nichols
Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing
ISBN: 9780642891317
Ma 101
3 Credits
Mathematical Concepts & Applications
Practice basic reasoning skills through studying situations and interpreting data to come to relevant conclusions. Emphasizes unit conversions, reading and interpreting graphs, interest and loans, basic probability and statistics, and modeling with functions. Prerequisite: Degree Completion Program.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Required online resources, including e-text, to be purchased in the course for approximately $100
ME 510
3 Credits
History of American Music
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Americas Musical Life: A History – 2005
Crawford, Richard
ISBN: 978-0-393-32726-7
Mkt 312
3 Credits
Professional Selling I
Practical training in successful selling. Emphasis on the selling process, prospecting, preparation, presentation, handling objections, closing and follow-up.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Selling: Building Partnerships – 10th
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: 978-1-59184-176-0
NuR 413
4 Credits
Community Health for the RN
Focus on Community Health Nurse role in assisting the community health client to assume responsibility for arriving at and implementing personal health choices. The concepts of health maintenance, health promotion, levels of prevention and epidemiology are applied to populations of at risk and clients with chronic health problems. Clinical component.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Community Health and Public Nursing: Evidence for Practice – 3rd
DeMarco and Healey-Walsh
Wolters Kluwer
ISBN: 978-1-975111-69-4
PrS 312
3 Credits
Communication & Conflict Resolution
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Conflict & Communication – 1st; 2017
Jandt, Fred E
Thousand Oaks
ISBN: 9781506308272
SCH 601
3 Credits
Church History
History of the professing Christian Church from the apostolic age through medieval times.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Church History, vol. 1: From Christ to Pre-Reformation
Everett Ferguson
Zondervan, 2005
ISBN: 978-0-310-20580-7
Confessions (any unabridged edition)
Augustine
SCM 631
3 Credits
Theories of Counseling
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy – 10th, 2015
Corey, Gerald
Cengage Learning
ISBN: 978-1-305-26372-7
Psychology & Christianity Five Views – 2nd, 2010
Johnson, Eric
IVP Academic
ISBN: 978-0-8308-2848-7
Gospel-Centered Counseling: How Christ Changes Lives – 2014
Kellemen, Robert
Zondervan
ISBN: 978-0-310-51613-2
SCM 633
3 Credits
Counseling Issues
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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God Is More Than Enough – 2010
Jim Berg
JourneyForth
ISBN: 978-1606820575
Will Medicine Stop the Pain – 2006
Fitzpatrick, Elyse and Laura Hendrickso
Moody
ISBN: 978-080245802
Good Mood-Bad Mood: Help and Hope for Depression and Bipolar Disorder – 2013
Hodges, Charles, M.D
Shepherd Press
ISBN: 978-193690850
Men Counseling Men: A Biblical Guide to the Major Issues Men Face – 2013
Street, John, ed
Harvest House
ISBN: 978-073694926
The Biblical Counseling Guide for Women – 2012
Street, John and Janie Street
Crossway
ISBN: 978-0736964517
Putting Your Past in Its Place – 2011
Viars, Steve
Harvest
ISBN: 978-0736927390
Blame it on the Brain? – 1998
Welch, Edward
P&R
ISBN: 0875526020
SNT 619
3 Credits
Exposition of Revelation
An exposition of the content of the Apocalypse. Reading in the best, standard commentaries. Preparation of expository sermons from each section of the book.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Revelation 1-7 An Exegetical Commentary – 1992
Thomas, Robert L.
Moody Press
ISBN: 0802492657
Revelation 8-22 An Exegetical Commentary – 1995
Thomas, Robert L.
Moody Press
ISBN: 0802492673
SOT 620
2 Credits
Survey of the Old Testament
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.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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Old Testament Today – 2nd ed.
John H. Walton and Andrew E. Hill
Zondervan
ISBN: 978-0-310-49820-9
SOT 681
3 Credits
Old Testament Introduction
Canon and text of the Old Testament; composition, authorship, date and content of each book. Emphasis on refutation of critical views.
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The World and the Word: An Introduction to the Old Testament – 2011
Eugene H. Merrill, Mark F. Rooker, and Michael A. Grisanti
B & H Publsihing Group
ISBN: 978-0-8054-4031-7
SSE 210
3 Credits
Economics for the Professional
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.
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Modern Principles of Economics – 4th
Cowen & Tabarrok
Worth Publishers
ISBN: 9781319098728
Th 335
3 Credits
History of Christianity
Overviews the history of the Christian faith since the New Testament era. Notes the formative influence of the early church councils and places special emphasis on the nature and contributions of the Reformation. Discusses modern Christian history with application to contemporary theological issues.
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Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity – 4th
Mark A. Noll, David Komline, Han-luen Katzer Komline
Baker Academic
ISBN: 9781540964885
5 Minutes in Church History: An Introduction to the Stories of Gods Faithfulness in the History of – 2019
Stephen J. Nichols
Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing
ISBN: 9780642891317
Th 360
3 Credits
Bible Doctrines
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. Summer only, three hours.
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Dates: Mar 3 – Apr 29, 2023
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The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014
Paul Enns
Moody Publishers
ISBN: 978-0802411983
Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation – 2016
Mark Sidwell
BJU Press
ISBN: 978-1628562583
A book selected by the student from a list of doctrinal expository works
Ac 203
3 Credits
Principles of Accounting I
Fundamental accounting procedures, journals, ledgers, financial statements and uses made of accounting information. Basic principles and procedures in accounting for corporate assets. First semester and summer, three hours. Prerequisites: ACT score 22, SAT score 1100 or Ac 103.
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Dates: May 8 – Jun 24, 2023
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Financial and Managerial Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions – 18th
Jan R. Williams, Susan F. Haka, Mark S. Bettner, and Joseph Carcello
McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 978-1259692406
BA 109
3 Credits
Business Spreadsheet Analysis
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. Summer only, three hours.
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Dates: May 8 – Jun 24, 2023
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Next offered: Jun 26 – Aug 12, 2023
Benchmark Series: Microsoft Excel 365 2019 Edition, Levels 1 and 2
Rutkosky, Davidson, Roggenkamp and Rutkosky
ISBN: 9780763888060
BA 203
3 Credits
Principles of Management
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.
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Essentials of Contemporary Management – 9th
Gareth R. Jones and Jennifer M. George
McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 978-1-260-26153-0
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
BA 320
3 Credits
Applied Statistics
A software-based course including discrete and continuous probability distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, correlation, and regression. Lecture and lab.
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Dates: May 8 – Aug 12, 2023
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Elementary Statistics – 13th edition
Mario F. Triola
ISBN: 9780134462455
Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread out of Data
Charles Wheelan
ISBN: 9780393347777
BA 490
3 Credits
Business Degree Completion Capstone
Students produce a thesis, project, or major presentation in connection with an internship or full-time job to fulfill the Degree Completion Capstone course.
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Dates: May 8 – Aug 12, 2023
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There is no textbook for this course.
Bi 205
3 Credits
Creation to New Creation: Exploring the Bible for Life
A survey of the Bible and its unfolding message from Creation to New Creation, beginning with creation and fall, climaxing in Christ's work of redemption, and culminating in new creation. Emphasizes biblical literacy, gospel fluency, and cultivation of love for and trust in Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation.
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Visual Theological Guide to the Bible: Seeing and Knowing God's Word – 2019
Tim Challies and Josh Byers
Zondervan
Grasping God's Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible – 3rd (2012)
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Zondervan
Bi 209
3 Credits
Hermeneutics: Interpreting the Bible for Life
A study of principles/practices for accurately reading, interpreting, and applying the Bible. The focus will be on understanding and embracing God's authorial intent of the ancient text and making appropriate applications for contemporary living.
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Visual Theology Guide to the Bible – 2019
Tim Challies, Josh Byers
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310577966
Grasping God's Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible – 2012
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Zondervan
ISBN: 0310492572
Ed 200
3 Credits
Foundations in Educational Technology
This course aligns with both International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards to prepare students to effectively employ a biblical worldview while integrating technology into a variety of instructional settings. All types of future educators enrolled in this course will be prepared to develop their leadership, scholarship, and citizenship through the skills of collaboration, design, facilitation, and analysis. A technology portfolio will be created by each learner that demonstrates their learning, and a portion of the class will be spent in the pursuit of a third-party educational micro credential. Learners will be exposed to a wide variety of instructional tools and ideas for technology integration. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Dates: May 8 – Jun 24, 2023
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Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology – 2011
Postman, N.
Vintage
ISBN: 978-0679745402
Ed 201
3 Credits
Theories of Teaching & Learning
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. Summer only, three hours.
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Educational Psychology – 13th
Slavin, Robert .E.
Pearson
ISBN: 9780135752999
Ed 321
3 Credits
Child Growth & Development
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.
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Dates: May 8 – Jun 24, 2023
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Childhood: Voyages in Development – (2011) 4th
Rathus, S. A.
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780495904335
What the Bible says about parenting: Gods plan for rearing your child – 2000
MacArthur, J. F.
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 978-0-8499-3775-0
Ed 322
3 Credits
Adolescent Growth & Development
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.
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Adolescence – 15th
Santrock, J. W.
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780078035487
Ed 383
3 Credits
Educational Assessment
An introductory course in the principles of constructing standardized and teacher-made tests, test scoring and interpretation, grading-reporting practices, and an overview of commonly used statistical terms.
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Dates: May 8 – Jun 24, 2023
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Ed 691
3 Credits
Readings in Education
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.
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Dates: May 8 – Aug 12, 2023
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association – 7th
American Psychological Association
ISBN: 978-1433832161
En 101
3 Credits
Composition & Grammar
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours. Prerequisites: En 095, Plmt Test, ACT 15-23 or SAT 21-29.
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College Writing – 2nd ed., 2010
Horton, Ronald A.
BJU Press
ISBN: 978-1606820247
En 102
3 Credits
Composition & Rhetoric
Introduction to academic writing emphasizing argumentation, research, documentation and style; centering on the library paper. Not applicable toward a major or minor. Both semesters and summer, three hours. Prerequisites: En 101, Plmt Test, ACT 24+, SAT 30+.
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Companion to College English – 4th
Horton, Ronald A.
BJU Press, 2020
ISBN: 978-1-62856-848-6
En 103
3 Credits
Composition & Literature
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. Second semester and summer, three hours. Prerequisite: En 102.
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Dates: May 8 – Jun 24, 2023
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A Companion to College English – 3rd
Horton, Ronald A.
BJU Press, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60682-040-7
Readings for College English – 2nd
BJU Press
ISBN: 978-1-60682-039-1
En 205
3 Credits
American Literature 1607-1865
A historical and critical survey of American literature from colonial times to 1865. Summer only, three hours. Prerequisite: En 103.
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Dates: May 8 – Jun 24, 2023
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The Scarlet Letter (Any unabridged copy)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Norton Anthology of American Literature: shorter ed – shorter ed
Robert S. Levine, Editor
W.W. Norton, 2023
ISBN: 978-0-393-696837
ESS 101
3 Credits
Introduction to Sport Management
This course emphasizes basic management principles as they relate to the business of sport. Students are introduced to sport ethics, sport marketing, sport law, sport media, sport supervision, recreational sport management and other related areas.
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ESS 620
3 Credits
Legal Issues in Sport
Legal issues connected to the administration of sport organizations and sport facilities. Topics includes constitutional law, contract law, risk management and tort law.
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Sports Law: Cases and Materials – 2nd; 2007
Michael J. Cozzillio, Mark S. Levinstein, Michael R. Dimino, Sr. and Gabe Feldman
Carolina Academic Press
ISBN: 978-1594602917
ESS 672
3 Credits
Theories & Strategies for Coaching Volleyball
Designed to provide advanced instruction and training in technical and tactical skills for volleyball.
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Coaching Volleyball: Techniques and Tactics – 2011
American Sports Education Program
Human Kinetics, Inc.
The Volleyball Coaching Bible II – 2019
American Volleyball Coaches Association
Human Kinetics, Inc.
Volleyball: Systems & Strategies – 2009
USA Volleyball
Human Kinetics, Inc.
SafeSport Training course
ESS 690
3 Credits
Internship
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.
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FA 125
3 Credits
Christianity & the Arts
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Art for God's Sake
Ryken
ISBN: 978-1-59638-007-3
Art & the Bible
Schaeffer
ISBN: 978-0830834013
Fin 211
3 Credits
Personal & Ministry Finance
Financial management strategies including strategies for budgeting, expense control, credit cards, home buying, car buying, insurance, and investing. Principles applied to personal, ministry, and community finance settings.
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The World's Easiest Guide to Finances – 2000
Larry Burkett
Northfield Publishing
ISBN: 1-881273-38-5
Church Finance: The Church Leader's Guide to Financial Operations – 2nd
Michael E. Batts
Christianity Today International
ISBN: 978-1-61407-922-4
Fin 402
3 Credits
Financial Theory & Application
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.
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Foundations of Financial Management – 16th
Block, Hirt, and Danielsen
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9781259277160
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 201
3 Credits
United States History to 1865
A survey of American history from the colonial era through 1865 with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects. Summer only, three hours.
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America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 1) – 9th
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 978-0-393-912630
Ma 103
3 Credits
College Algebra
Review of elementary algebra. Stress on the concept of relation and function, algebraic functions and their graphs. Not applicable toward a major or minor. Summer only, three hours. Prerequisites: Ma ACT 20-25, SAT 550-630, Ma 090, Ma 103 Plmt.
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College Algebra – 8th edition
Richard N. Aufmann/Richard D. Nation
Cengage Learning
ISBN: 978-1-285-43477-3
Ma 320
3 Credits
Applied Statistics
A software-based course including discrete and continuous probability distributions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, correlation and regression. Lecture and lab. Not applicable toward an Actuarial Science major or a Mathematics major or minor.
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Elementary Statistics – 13th edition
Mario F. Triola
ISBN: 9780134462455
Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread out of Data
Charles Wheelan
ISBN: 9780393347777
ME 611
3 Credits
Music Curriculum
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.
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Course Design: A Guide to Curriculum Development for Teachers – 7th edition
Posner, G. J., & Rudnitsky, A. N.
Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN: 0-205-45766-5
ME 695
3 Credits
Graduate Seminar in Music Education
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.
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Mkt 205
3 Credits
Principles of Marketing
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.
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Principles of Marketing – 17th
Philip T. Kotler and Gary Armstrong
Pearson
ISBN: 13: 9780134492513
NuR 317
3 Credits
Professional Role Transition for the RN to BSN Student
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.
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NuR 322
3 Credits
Nursing Theory-Application & Foundations for Practice
Provides a broader understanding of nursing theories and their application within professional nursing practice. Exploration of the role of nursing theory in the development of nursing as a profession along with select theorists will be discussed. This exploration and understanding of nursing theory will include a comparison of nursing theory to a biblical worldview.
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NuR 416
5 Credits
Leadership & Management for the RN
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.
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Ph 200
3 Credits
Ideas & Their Consequences
Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance from the pre-Socratics to the 20th century. Second semester and summer, three hours.
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Themes in Western Thought – 2013 (custom)
Horton, Ronald, ed.
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 978-0-07-781903-3
PrS 350
3 Credits
Ethics for the Professional
Survey of ethical constructs with an emphasis on applying biblical principles in professional contexts. Second semester, three hours.
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Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics – 4th edition (2018)
Scott B. Rae
Zondervan
ISBN: 978-0-310-53642-0
PrS 430
3 Credits
Leadership Effectiveness
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. Second semester, three hours.
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PrS 490
3 Credits
Professional Studies Capstone
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Any required reading will be determined when the student meets with his faculty advisors.
SCM 630
3 Credits
Counseling Children & Adolescents
Presents the biblical counseling principles and procedures for helping elementary and secondary school-age children. Case study examples encourage application of course content.
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Shepherding a Child's Heart
Tedd Tripp
Child Proof: Parenting By Faith, Not Formula
Julie Lowe
ISBN: 9781948130158
Caring for the Souls of Children – 1st
Amy Baker, Ed.
New Growth Press
ISBN: 978-1645070634
Building Bridges: Biblical Counseling Activities for Children and Teens
Julie Lowe
New Growth Press
ISBN: 978-1-645070-50-4
The Heart of Anger
Lou Priolo
ISBN: 9781930133730
SCM 632
3 Credits
Foundations of Biblical Counseling
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.
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A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry – 2016
Lambert, Heath
Zondervan
ISBN: 978-0-310-51816-7
Counseling: How to Counsel Biblically – 2005
MacArthur, John, and The Masters College Faculty
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 978-1-4185-0005-4
The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience – 2016
Pierre, Jeremy
New Growth Press
ISBN: 978-1-942572-67-1
SNT 622
3 Credits
Methods of Greek Exegesis
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.
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Interpreting the New Testament Text – 2006
Darrell L. Bock and Buist M. Fanning, eds.
Crossway
An Exegetical Summary of Titus and Philemon – 2008
Greenlee, J. Harold
SIL International
The Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament – 2009
Danker, Frederick W.
University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 978-0226136158
A Greek New Testament, print or electronic
SSE 200
3 Credits
Foundations of Economics
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. First semester and summer, three hours.
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The Economic Way of Thinking – 13th
Heyne, P., Boettke, P., & Prychitko, D.
Prentice Hall
ISBN: 978-0-13-299129-2
The Fatal Equilibrium
Marshal Jevons
SSP 207
3 Credits
National Government
American government, the organization and functioning of American political life on the national level. Second semester and summer, three hours.
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Politics in America, 2018 Elections and Update Edition – 11th
Dye, Thomas R. and Gaddie, Ronald Keith
ISBN: 978-0-13-520275-3
STh 701
3 Credits
Advanced Systematic Theology
A systematic study of the biblical doctrine of the Holy Spirit, the Church, and the end times. Includes exegesis of key passages, analysis of disputed issues, and readings in relevant theological literature. Additional doctrines of special interest may be examined at the instructor's discretion.
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He Who Gives Life – 2007
Graham Cole
Crossway
Three Views on Israel and the Church: Perspectives on Romans 9-11 – 2019
Jared Compton and Andrew Naselli, eds.
Kregel
Three Views on the Rapture – 2010
Alan Hultberg, ed.
Zondervan
Three Views on the Millennium and Beyond – 1999
Darrell Bock, ed.
Zondervan
The Holy Spirit – 1996
Ferguson
IVP
Rediscovering the Holy Spirit – 2017
Horton
Zondervan
STh 703
2 Credits
Biblical Sanctification
A study of the theology of biblical holiness, with a special emphasis on individual progressive sanctification; and the biblical theology of ecclesiastical unity and separatism, especially as it relates to the history of Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism from the early twentieth century to the present.
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Five Views on Sanctification – 1987
Melvin E. Dieter, et al
Academie Books
ISBN: 0310415314
Promise Unfulfilled: The Failed Strategy of Modern Evangelicalism – 2004
Rolland McCune
Ambassador International
ISBN: 1932307311
Th 100
3 Credits
Biblical Worldview
This course starts by defining worldview and establishing the fact that everyone has a worldview; it evaluates the effect that one's worldview has on one's actions, evaluates ideological warfare and how worldviews influence each other, and provides focused Bible study to allow students to understand the comprehensive theme/story line of Scripture.
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Christian Worldview: A Student's Guide – 2013
Philip Graham Ryken
Crossway
ISBN: 978-1-4335-3540-6
Th 350
3 Credits
Bible Doctrines
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. Summer only, three hours.
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The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014
Paul Enns
Moody
ISBN: 978-0802411983
A Pictorial History of Our English Bible – 1982
David Beale
BJU Press
ISBN: 0890841497
Th 360
3 Credits
Bible Doctrines
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. Summer only, three hours.
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The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014
Paul Enns
Moody Publishers
ISBN: 978-0802411983
Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation – 2016
Mark Sidwell
BJU Press
ISBN: 978-1628562583
A book selected by the student from a list of doctrinal expository works
Th 499
3 Credits
Worldview & Apologetics
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. Summer only, three hours. Prerequisites: Th 350, Ph 200.
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EAS 660
3 Credits
Foundations of Leadership
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.
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Biblical Leadership: Becoming a Different Kind of Leader
Ken Collier & Matt Williams
Ambassador International
ISBN: 1-932307-21-4
The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters
Albert Mohler
Bethany House
ISBN: 978-0-7642-1004-4
Finding Your Leadership Style: A Guide for Educators
Jeffrey Glanz
ASCD
ISBN: 978-0-87120-692-3
How to be a Team Player and Enjoy It
Matt Williams
Ambassador International
ISBN: 978-1-62020-235-7
Crazy Busy
Kevin DeYoung
Crossway
ISBN: 978-1-4335-3338-9
A Scent of Water: Bringing Life Back to the Christian School Movement
Edward Earwood & Phil Suite
Ambassador International
ISBN: 978-1-62020-155-8
EAS 663
3 Credits
School Business Management
Principles of business administration for schools, emphasizing sound plant, finance and management practices. A philosophy of school administration will be developed.
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Management principles for Christian schools – 2008
Deuink, J. & Carruthers, B.
Bob Jones University Press.
ISBN: 978-1-59166-803-9
Nonprofit financial planning made easy – 2008
Blazek, J
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ISBN: 978-0-471-71527-6
EAS 670
3 Credits
Pupil Personnel Services
A survey of guidance services and their application in both elementary and secondary educational settings. Practical guidance problems are considered.
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101 Solutions for School Counselors and Leaders in Challenging Times – (2013) 1st
Chen-Hayes, S. F., Ockerman, M. S., & Mason, E. C. M.
Corwin
ISBN: 9781452274478
Counseling Troubled Teens and Their Families – 1999
Weaver, A. J., & Jerome, L. W.
Abingdon Press
ISBN: 9780687082360
EAS 676
3 Credits
Personnel Administration & Supervision
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.
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Guiding faculty to excellence: Instructional supervision in the Christian school – 2nd ed., 2002
Brown, G.
Purposeful Design Publications
ISBN: ASIN: B00RWTT1WK
Effective supervision: Supporting the art and science of teaching – 2011
Marzano, R. H, Frontier, T. & Livingston, D
ACSD
ISBN: 978-1-4166-1155-4
What Great Teachers Do Differently: 17 Things That Matter Most – 2011
Whitaker, T.
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/
Understanding Labor Laws.
Church Law and Tax. Com (Richard Hammer)
http://www.churchlawandtaxstore.com/
EAS 678
3 Credits
Organizational Leadership
An exploration of organizational theory and its application in a school setting, emphasizing strategic planning, instructional leadership and public relations.
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The Leadership Challenge – 5th or 6th
James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
Jossey-Bass, 2012
ISBN: 978-0470651728
Practicing the Art of Leadership: A Problem-Based Approach to Implementing the ISLLC Standards – 5th
Reginald Leon Green
Pearson, 2017
ISBN: 978-0134088778
Future-Focused Leadership
Gary Marx
ASCD, 2006
ISBN: 978-1416602194
Leading Change in Your School: How to Conquer Myths, Build Commitment, and Get Results
Douglas B. Reeves
ASCD, 2009
ISBN: 978-1416608080
Ed 275
3 Credits
Biblical Worldview Formation in Education
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.
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Biblical Worldview: Creation, Fall, Redemption
BJU Press
Ed 615
3 Credits
Theories of Learning
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.
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Contemporary Theories of Learning – (2018) 2nd
Knud Illeris
Routledge
ISBN: 978-1138550490
Ed 632
3 Credits
Best Practices in Instructional Strategies
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.
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Learning & teaching: Research-based methods. – 6th ed 2012
Kauchak, D., & Eggen, P.
Pearson
ISBN: 978-0-13-217934-8
Ed 638
3 Credits
Curriculum Development & Design
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.
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Curriculum Leadership: Readings for Developing Quality Educational Programs – 10th edition
Forrest W. Parkay, Eric J. Anctil, Glen J. Hass
Pearson
ISBN: 978-0132852159
Steppingstones to Curriculum: A Biblical Path – 2nd edition
Harro Van Brummelen
ISBN: 978-1583310236
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association – 7th
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
Ed 661
3 Credits
Assessment of Learning
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.
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Ed 667
3 Credits
Technology in Education
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.
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Tech like a pirate: Using classroom technology to create an experience and make learning memorable – 2020
Miller, M.
Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-951600-20-4
Integrating technology in the classroom: Tools to meet the needs of every student – 2nd
Hamilton, B.
International Society for Technology in Education
ISBN: 978-1-56-484725-6
Ed 680
3 Credits
Classroom Management
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.
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Building Classroom Management: Methods and Models – 2019
Charles, C. M., & Cole, K. M.
Pearson
ISBN: 9780134546438
Ed 690
3 Credits
Research in Education
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.
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Educational Research: Fundamental Principles and Methods – 8th
McMillan, James H.
Pearson
ISBN: 0-13-577010-6
Ac 204
3 Credits
Principles of Accounting II
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. Second semester and summer, three hours. Prerequisite: Ac 203.
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Financial and Managerial Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions, – 18th
Jan R. Williams, Susan F. Haka, Mark S. Bettner, and Joseph Carcello
McGraw-Hill/Irwin
BA 109
3 Credits
Business Spreadsheet Analysis
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. Summer only, three hours.
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Benchmark Series: Microsoft Excel 365 2019 Edition, Levels 1 and 2
Rutkosky, Davidson, Roggenkamp and Rutkosky
ISBN: 9780763888060
BA 209
3 Credits
Advanced Business Spreadsheet Analysis
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.
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Microsoft Excel 2019 Bible: The Comprehensive Tutorial Resource – 2019
Michael Alexander and Dick Kusleika
Wiley
ISBN: 978-1-119-51478-7
BA 215
3 Credits
Introduction to Human Resources Management
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. Summer only, three hours.
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Human Resources Management – 14th
Wayne Mondy and Joseph Martocchio
Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN: 9780133972993
Subscription to Society of Human Resources Management
BA 301
3 Credits
Legal Environment & Ethics of Business
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. Summer only, three hours.
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Business Law Today, The Essentials: Text and Summarized Cases – 11th
Miller, Roger LeRoy
Cengage, 2017
ISBN: 9781305574793
BC 241
3 Credits
Fundamentals of Counseling
Provides the foundation for a biblical counseling ministry, including an accurate view of man, the doctrines of biblical sufficiency and progressive sanctification, the role of the counselor and ethics. Practical help is provided in gathering information, determining the problem, working on change and the use of homework.
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Counseling One Another: A Theology of Interpersonal Discipleship – 2015
Tautges, Paul
Shepherd Press
ISBN: 978-1633420946
Help! I Want to Change – 2014
Newheiser, Jim
Shepherd Press
ISBN: 978-1633420151
Instrument in the Redeemer's Hands – 2002
Tripp, Paul David
P&R Publishing
ISBN: 978-0875526072
Bi 205
3 Credits
Creation to New Creation: Exploring the Bible for Life
A survey of the Bible and its unfolding message from Creation to New Creation, beginning with creation and fall, climaxing in Christ's work of redemption, and culminating in new creation. Emphasizes biblical literacy, gospel fluency, and cultivation of love for and trust in Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation.
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Visual Theological Guide to the Bible: Seeing and Knowing God's Word – 2019
Tim Challies and Josh Byers
Zondervan
Grasping God's Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible – 3rd (2012)
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Zondervan
Bi 209
3 Credits
Hermeneutics: Interpreting the Bible for Life
A study of principles/practices for accurately reading, interpreting, and applying the Bible. The focus will be on understanding and embracing God's authorial intent of the ancient text and making appropriate applications for contemporary living.
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Visual Theology Guide to the Bible – 2019
Tim Challies, Josh Byers
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310577966
Grasping God's Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible – 2012
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Zondervan
ISBN: 0310492572
Ed 205
3 Credits
Foundations of Reading
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 Literacy Teacher Endorsement in South Carolina for early childhood, elementary, and special education teachers AND the R2S Literacy Requirement Endorsement in SC for middle and high school teachers. Summer only, three hours.
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Best practices in literacy instruction – 6th ed (2018)
Gambrell, L. B., & Morrow, L. M. (Eds)
Guilford
Lenses on reading: An introduction to theories and models – 2nd edition (2012)
Tracey, D. H., & Morrow, L. M.
Guilford
APA Manual – 7th
The literacy dictionary: The vocabulary of reading and writing – 2005
Harris, T. L, & Hodges, R. E. (Eds.)
International Reading Association
Ed 380
3 Credits
Instructional Methods & Strategies
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.
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Classroom instruction that works: Research-based strategies for increasing student achievement – 2001
Marzano, R. J., Pickering, D., & Pollock, J. E.
ASCD
ISBN: 978-1416613626
Subscription to GoReact
Ed 659
3 Credits
R2S Content Area Reading & Writing for Early Childhood and Elementary School Teachers
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.
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Classroom strategies for interactive learning. – (2017) 4th
Buehl, D.
International Reading Association
Reading for information in elementary school: Content literacy strategies to build comprehension – 2007
Frey, N., & Fisher, D
Pearson
Ed 678
3 Credits
R2S Content Area Reading & Writing for Middle School and High School Teachers
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.
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Subjects matter: Exceeding standards through powerful content-area reading – (2014) 2nd
Daniels, H., & Zemelman, S.
Heinemann
ISBN: 978-0325050836
Content matters: A disciplinary literacy approach to improving student learning – 2010
McConachie, S. M., & Petrosky, A. R.
Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 978-0-470-43411-6
En 102
3 Credits
Composition & Rhetoric
Introduction to academic writing emphasizing argumentation, research, documentation and style; centering on the library paper. Not applicable toward a major or minor. Both semesters and summer, three hours. Prerequisites: En 101, Plmt Test, ACT 24+, SAT 30+.
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Companion to College English – 4th
Horton, Ronald A.
BJU Press, 2020
ISBN: 978-1-62856-848-6
En 103
3 Credits
Composition & Literature
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. Second semester and summer, three hours. Prerequisite: En 102.
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A Companion to College English – 3rd
Horton, Ronald A.
BJU Press, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60682-040-7
Readings for College English – 2nd
BJU Press
ISBN: 978-1-60682-039-1
En 202
3 Credits
British Literature to 1688
A historical and critical survey of British literature from Beowulf to 1688. Summer only, three hours. Prerequisite: En 103.
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The Norton Anthology of English Literature (Vol. 1) – 10th
Greenblatt, Stephen, ed.
Norton
ISBN: 978-0-393-60308-8
The Norton Anthology of English Literature (Vol. 1A)
Greenblatt, Stephen, ed.
ISBN: 978-0-393-60302-6
The Norton Anthology of English Literature (Vol. 1B)
Greenblatt, Stephen, ed.
ISBN: 978-0-393-60303-3
ESS 206
3 Credits
Wellness Concepts
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.
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ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health – 2nd edition
Bushman, Barbara, PhD.
Human Kinetics
ISBN: 978-1-4925-3367-2
ESS 671
3 Credits
Psychology of Coaching
Examines the psychological principles associated with coaching. Psychological theories and concepts are discussed in the context of sport coaching.
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Sport Psychology: Concepts and Applications – 2012
Cox, R.H.
McGraw-Hill
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association – 6th
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
FA 125
3 Credits
Christianity & the Arts
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Art for God's Sake
Ryken
ISBN: 978-1-59638-007-3
Art & the Bible
Schaeffer
ISBN: 978-0830834013
Fin 201
3 Credits
Corporate Finance
Principles and techniques of financial analysis, planning and control, working capital management, capital budgeting, long-term financing and cost of capital. Summer only, three hours. Prerequisites: Ac 103 or Ac 203 Prerequisite.
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Foundations of Financial Management – 16th edition
Stanley B. Block, Geoffrey A. Hirt, Bartley R. Danielsen
McGraw-Hill
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 202
3 Credits
United States History from 1865 to the Present
A survey of American history from 1865 to the present with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects. Summer only, three hours.
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America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 2) – 9th
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 978-0-393-91262-3
HS 430
3 Credits
Health Informatics
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.
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Ma 101
3 Credits
Mathematical Concepts & Applications
Practice basic reasoning skills through studying situations and interpreting data to come to relevant conclusions. Emphasizes unit conversions, reading and interpreting graphs, interest and loans, basic probability and statistics, and modeling with functions. Prerequisite: Degree Completion Program.
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Ma 105
3 Credits
Trigonometry
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.
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College Algebra & Trigonometry – 8th
Aufmann and Nation
Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 978-1-285-44942-5
ME 503
3 Credits
Early Childhood Music Education
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.
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Music Play A major curriculum for early childhood music!
Wendy Valerio
GIA Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 1-57999-027-4
A Music Learning Theory for Newborn and Young Children: 2013 Edition
Edwin Gordon
GIA Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-57999-966-7
Min 400
3 Credits
Gospel in a Multicultural World
A course that addresses issues related to ministry in the postmodern world. Globalization has produced multicultural societies today, especially in cities. This course addresses issues of Bible illiteracy, postmodern assumptions, relativism, contextualization and other matters related to sharing the Gospel in the 21st century.
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Evangelism in a Skeptical World – 2018
Sam Chan
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310534679
Foreign to Familiar: A Guide to Understanding Hot and Cold Climate Cultures – 2000
Sarah A. Lanier
McDougal Publishing Co.
ISBN: 9781581580228
A Beginner's Guide to Crossing Cultures – 2002
Patty Lane
IVP Press
ISBN: 0-8308-2346-8
NuR 415
3 Credits
Health Informatics
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.
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Ph 200
3 Credits
Ideas & Their Consequences
Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance from the pre-Socratics to the 20th century. Second semester and summer, three hours.
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Themes in Western Thought – 2013 (custom)
Horton, Ronald, ed.
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 978-0-07-781903-3
PrS 301
3 Credits
Cultural Engagement
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. Second semester, three hours.
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Understanding Global Cultures – 6th
Martin J. Gannon
Sage Publications
ISBN: 978-1-4833-4007-4
PrS 305
3 Credits
Interpersonal Communication in Organizations
An overview of intrapersonal effectiveness, interpersonal effectiveness, understanding and working in teams, and leading individuals and groups.
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Connect Access Card for Business and Professional Communication: Putting People First – (2020) 1st
Floyd, K. and Cardon, P. W.
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9781260244960
Ps 200
3 Credits
General Psychology
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. Summer only, three hours.
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Mastering the World of Psychology Access Card – 6th edition
Samuel E. Wood and Ellen Green Wood
Revel
ISBN: 9780134567341
SCM 632
3 Credits
Foundations of Biblical Counseling
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.
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A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry – 2016
Lambert, Heath
Zondervan
ISBN: 978-0-310-51816-7
Counseling: How to Counsel Biblically – 2005
MacArthur, John, and The Masters College Faculty
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 978-1-4185-0005-4
The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience – 2016
Pierre, Jeremy
New Growth Press
ISBN: 978-1-942572-67-1
SCM 633
3 Credits
Counseling Issues
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.
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God Is More Than Enough – 2010
Jim Berg
JourneyForth
ISBN: 978-1606820575
Will Medicine Stop the Pain – 2006
Fitzpatrick, Elyse and Laura Hendrickso
Moody
ISBN: 978-080245802
Good Mood-Bad Mood: Help and Hope for Depression and Bipolar Disorder – 2013
Hodges, Charles, M.D
Shepherd Press
ISBN: 978-193690850
Men Counseling Men: A Biblical Guide to the Major Issues Men Face – 2013
Street, John, ed
Harvest House
ISBN: 978-073694926
The Biblical Counseling Guide for Women – 2012
Street, John and Janie Street
Crossway
ISBN: 978-0736964517
Putting Your Past in Its Place – 2011
Viars, Steve
Harvest
ISBN: 978-0736927390
Blame it on the Brain? – 1998
Welch, Edward
P&R
ISBN: 0875526020
SCM 637
3 Credits
Marriage & Family Counseling
Methods of marriage and family counseling within the church setting. Premarital counseling.
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Love that Lasts: When Marriage Meets Grace – 2006
Ricucci, Gary and Betsy
Crossway
ISBN: 978-1581347821
When Sinners Say, I Do – 2007
Harvey, Dave
Shepherd Press
ISBN: 978-0976758266
The Complete Husband – 2017
Priolo, Lou
P&R Publishing
ISBN: 978-1629951034
The Excellent Wife – 1999
Peace, Martha
Focus Publishing
ISBN: 978-1885904089
Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family – 2016
Paul Tripp
Crossway
ISBN: 978-1433551932
SHM 635
2 Credits
Principles & Methods of Teaching Bible
A study of principles and methods for teaching the Bible with an emphasis on understanding the core themes of biblical passages and articulating those themes in a semi-formal fashion that is appropriate for Sunday school classes, conferences, and special ministry events.
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Creative Bible Teaching, rev. & exp. – 1998 or 2020
Richards, Lawrence O. and Gary J. Bredfeldt
Moody
ISBN: 978-0802416445
SSE 200
3 Credits
Foundations of Economics
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. First semester and summer, three hours.
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The Economic Way of Thinking – 13th
Heyne, P., Boettke, P., & Prychitko, D.
Prentice Hall
ISBN: 978-0-13-299129-2
The Fatal Equilibrium
Marshal Jevons
STh 776
3 Credits
Theology & Practice of Prayer
Investigation and systematization of the teaching of Scripture from biblical models, commands and instructions concerning prayer. Readings from the major devotional and expositional classics on the subject.
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Praying: Finding Our Way Through Duty to Delight – 2006
Packer/Nystrom
IVP
Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers – 1975
Bennett, A. ed.
Banner of Truth
Praying the Bible – 2015
Whitney, Donald.
Crossway
Th 103
3 Credits
Creation Apologetics
In partnership with Answers in Genesis, this course is 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.
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Apologetics: A Justification of Christian Belief – 2015
John M. Frame
P & R Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-59638-938-0
Th 350
3 Credits
Bible Doctrines
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. Summer only, three hours.
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The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014
Paul Enns
Moody
ISBN: 978-0802411983
A Pictorial History of Our English Bible – 1982
David Beale
BJU Press
ISBN: 0890841497
Th 360
3 Credits
Bible Doctrines
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. Summer only, three hours.
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The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014
Paul Enns
Moody Publishers
ISBN: 978-0802411983
Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation – 2016
Mark Sidwell
BJU Press
ISBN: 978-1628562583
A book selected by the student from a list of doctrinal expository works
Th 490
3 Credits
Themes in Theology & Apologetics
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. First semester, three hours.
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Thy Word Is Truth – 1963
E. J. Young
Banner of Truth
ISBN: 978-0851511726
The Knowledge of the Holy
A. W. Tozer
ISBN: 978-1626309906
More Than a Carpenter – 2009
Josh McDowell
Tyndale Momentum
ISBN: 978-1414326276
A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics – 2006
James Sire
IVP
ISBN: 978-0830833825
Th 499
3 Credits
Worldview & Apologetics
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. Summer only, three hours. Prerequisites: Th 350, Ph 200.
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