Courses Starting June 29

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

3 credits

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

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020

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

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

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

3 credits

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

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020

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

ESS 690: Internship

3 credits

Supervised work in a position related to coaching or sport administration. To be eligible, students must have completed all the core courses. Students must complete a total of 120 clock hours.

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020

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

ME 610: Writing & Arranging for School Ensembles

2 credits

Supervised composition and arranging of music for school ensembles.

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020

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

ME 614: Psychology of Music

3 credits

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

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020

The psychological foundations of musical behavior – 1997; 5th ed. Edition
Racody, R. E., & Boyle, J. D.
Springfield
Charles C. Thomas
ISBN: 9780398088040  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: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020

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SCM 632: Foundations of Biblical Counseling

3 credits

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

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 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 633: Counseling Issues

3 credits

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

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020
  • Prerequisite: SCM 632

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SCM 637: Marriage & Family Counseling

3 credits

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

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020
  • Prerequisite: SCM 632

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

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

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

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

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

SOT 640: Old Testament Theology

3 credits

Principles and methods of biblical theology as applied to the Old Testament.

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020

New Dictionary of Biblical Theology – 2000 Edition
Alexander, T. Desmond and Brian S. Rosner, eds.
Downers Grove, IL
InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 10: 0830814388  Amazon  Ebay

The Theological Messages of the Old Testament Books – 2010 Edition
Bell, Robert D.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781606821596  Amazon  Ebay

Gods Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible – 2003 Edition
Roberts, Vaughn
Downers Grove, IL
InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830853649  Amazon  Ebay

STh 640: Old Testament Theology

3 credits

Principles and methods of biblical theology as applied to the Old Testament.

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020

New Dictionary of Biblical Theology – 2000 Edition
Alexander, T. Desmond and Brian S. Rosner, eds.
Downers Grove, IL
InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 10: 0830814388  Amazon  Ebay

The Theological Messages of the Old Testament Books – 2010 Edition
Bell, Robert D.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781606821596  Amazon  Ebay

Gods Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible – 2003 Edition
Roberts, Vaughn
Downers Grove, IL
InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830853649  Amazon  Ebay

STh 701: Advanced Systematic Theology

3 credits

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.

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020
  • Prerequisites: STh 601, STh 602

He Who Gives Life – 2007 Edition
Graham Cole
Crossway

Three Views on Israel and the Church: Perspectives on Romans 9-11 – 2019 Edition
Jared Compton and Andrew Naselli, eds.
Kregel

Three Views on the Rapture – 2010 Edition
Alan Hultberg, ed.
Zondervan

Three Views on the Millennium and Beyond – 1999 Edition
Darrell Bock, ed.
Zondervan

The Holy Spirit – 1996 Edition
Ferguson
IVP

Rediscovering the Holy Spirit – 2017 Edition
Horton
Zondervan