Courses Starting Jan. 20

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.

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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. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Next offered: June 8–July 25, 2020

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

Practicing the Art of Leadership: A Problem-Based Approach to Implementing the ISLLC Standards – 4th Edition
Reginald Leon Green
New York
Pearson, 2012
ISBN: 9780132582551  Amazon  Ebay

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

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

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.

  • Dates: Jan. 20–May 2, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • 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  Amazon  Ebay

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

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

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. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020

Education in a Free Society – 8th Edition
Rippa, S. Alexander
New York
Longman
ISBN: 10: 0801316367   Amazon  Ebay

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. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020

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

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. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020

Ditch that textbook: Free your teaching and revolutionize your classroom. – 2015 Edition
Miller, M.
San Diego, CA
Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.
ISBN: 9780986155406  Amazon  Ebay
Note: http://www.amazon.com/Ditch-That-Textbook-Revolutionize-Classroom/dp/0986155403

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.

  • Dates: Jan. 20–May 2, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Next offered: May 11–Aug. 15, 2020

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association – 6th Edition
American Psychological Association
ISBN: 9781433805615  Amazon  Ebay

Ed 695: Action Research Project

3 credits

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

  • Dates: Jan. 20–May 2, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Prerequisite: Ed 690

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

ESS 671: Psychology of Coaching

3 credits

Examines the psychological principles associated with coaching. Psychological theories and concepts are discussed in the context of sport coaching.

  • Dates: Jan. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020

Sport Psychology: Concepts and Applications – 2012 Edition
Cox, R.H.
New York
McGraw-Hill

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: Jan. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Additional Course Information: The website to purchase The Brain’s Timetable for Developing Musical Skills is http://www.originalmindbrilliance.com/product/the-brains-timetable-for-developing-musical-skills/.

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

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

The Brain’s Timetable for Developing Musical Skills
Coulter, Dee Joy
See Additional Course Information for Website

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  Amazon  Ebay

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

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

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

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.

  • Dates: Jan. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020

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

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. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Next offered: Mar. 9–May 2, 2020

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

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

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

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. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Prerequisite: SCM 632

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

Trusting God – 2008 Edition
Jerry Bridges
Colorado Springs
NavPress
ISBN: 9781600063053  Amazon  Ebay
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  Amazon  Ebay
Note: 217 pages

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

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

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

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

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

Demons: A Biblically Based Perspective
Alex Konja
ISBN: 9780872271432  Amazon  Ebay

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

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.

  • Dates: Jan. 20–May 2, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Next offered: May 11–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Prerequisites: SCM 632, SCM 633, SCM 635

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 675: Theology of Missions & Evangelism

3 credits

An examination and systemization of the teaching of Scripture on the subject of world evangelism. Includes a comparison and contrast of the biblical model with contextualized theologies such as Minjung theology, Black theology, Hispanic theology and African theology.

  • Dates: Jan. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

Paradigms in Conflict
Hesselgrave, David
Grand Rapids, MI
Kregel, 2006
ISBN: 9780825427701  Amazon  Ebay

Salvation to the Ends of the Earth
Kostenberger, Andreas J. and Peter T. OBrien
Downers Grove, IL
InterVarsity Press, 2001
ISBN: 9780830826117  Amazon  Ebay

MissionShift: Global Mission Issues in the Third Millennium
Stetzer, Ed and David Hesselgrave, editors
Nashville
B&H Publishers, 2010
ISBN: 9780805445374  Amazon  Ebay

What is the Mission of the Church?
Kevin DeYoung & Greg Gilbert
Wheaton, IL
Crossway, 2011
ISBN: 9781433526909  Amazon  Ebay

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: Jan. 20–May 2, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Next offered: May 11–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Prerequisite: SCM 640

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

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. 20–May 2, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Next offered: May 11–Aug. 15, 2020

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

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. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

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

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STh 675: Theology of Missions & Evangelism

3 credits

An examination and systemization of the teaching of Scripture on the subject of world evangelism. Includes a comparison and contrast of the biblical model with contextualized theologies, such as Minjung theology, Black theology, Hispanic theology and African theology.

  • Dates: Jan. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

Paradigms in Conflict
Hesselgrave, David
Grand Rapids, MI
Kregel, 2006
ISBN: 9780825427701  Amazon  Ebay

Salvation to the Ends of the Earth
Kostenberger, Andreas J. and Peter T. OBrien
Downers Grove, IL
InterVarsity Press, 2001
ISBN: 9780830826117  Amazon  Ebay

MissionShift: Global Mission Issues in the Third Millennium
Stetzer, Ed and David Hesselgrave, editors
Nashville
B&H Publishers, 2010
ISBN: 9780805445374  Amazon  Ebay

What is the Mission of the Church?
Kevin DeYoung & Greg Gilbert
Wheaton, IL
Crossway, 2011
ISBN: 9781433526909  Amazon  Ebay