Courses Starting August 31, 2020

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.

EAS 660: Foundations of Leadership

3 credits

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

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020

Finding Your Leadership Style: A Guide for Educators
Jeffrey Glanz
Alexandria, VA
ASCD, 2002
ISBN: 9780871206923

The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters
Albert Mohler
Bloomington, MN
Bethany House, 2012
ISBN: 9780764210044

How to be a Team Player and Enjoy It
Matt Williams
Greenville, SC
Ambassador International, 2013
ISBN: 9781620202357

Crazy Busy
Kevin DeYoung
Wheaton, IL
Crossway, 2013
ISBN: 9781433533389

Biblical Leadership: Becoming a Different Kind of Leader
Ken Collier & Matt Williams
Greenville, SC
Ambassador International, 2004
ISBN: 1932307214

A Scent of Water: Bringing Life Back to the Christian School Movement
Edward Earwood & Phil Suiter
Greenville, SC
Ambassador International, 2012
ISBN: 9781620201558

EAS 695: Educational Leadership Action Research Project

3 credits

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

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Ed 690
  • Additional Course Information: Students are expected to use APA formatting as detailed in Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed., 2nd printing).

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

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

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

Ed 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: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021

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

Ed 690: Research in Education

3 credits

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

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021

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

Ed 691: Readings in Education

3 credits

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

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021

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

Ed 695: Action Research Project

3 credits

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

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Ed 690

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

ESS 630: Sport Marketing

3 credits

Examines the marketing mix of place, product and price for sport organizations. Additional topics of study include branding, licensing, marketing strategy and public relations.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020

Sport Marketing – 4th Edition
Mullin, Hardy, and Sutton
Champlain
Human Kinetics
ISBN: 978145042498

ESS 690: Internship

3 credits

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

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

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

ME 613: Foundational Approaches in Music Education

2 credits

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

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020

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

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

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

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

SCH 602: Church History

3 credits

History of the professing Christian Church from the Reformation to the present.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020

The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day, Vol. 2 – Revised and Updated Edition
Justo L. Gonzalez
New York
HarperCollins, 2010
ISBN: 9780061855894

Jesus in Beijing: How Christianity is Transforming China and Changing the Global Balance of Power
David Aikman
Washington, D.C.
Regnery, 2006
ISBN: 9781596980259

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: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020

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

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

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

SCM 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: Aug. 31–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021

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

SNT 621: Foundations for Greek Exegesis

3 credits

Extensive review of Greek fundamentals, with translation of a variety of New Testament passages. Introduction to exegetical thinking, with readings and exegesis projects. Semi-remedial in nature, especially suited for students who feel moderately lacking in readiness for Methods of Greek exegesis.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020

Biblical Greek Exegesis – 1998 Edition
George H. Guthrie and J. Scott Duvall
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310212461

A Graded Reader of Biblical Greek (optional) – 1996 Edition (optional)
William D. Mounce
Zondervan
ISBN: 0310205824
Note: This book provides help with the translation assignments in the early portion of the course

United Bible Societies Greek New Testament – 5th Edition
Note: Its counterpart, NA28, has the same text, varying only in some details of capitalization and punctuation, and therefore will work very well.

Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament
Danker
Note: Gingrich’s Shorter Lexicon of the Greek New Testament is also an option.

SNT 635: Biblical Hermeneutics

3 credits

A study of the principles and practices essential to biblical interpretation with an emphasis on the conservative, grammatical-historical-contextual method, presupposing the inerrancy of Scripture. Special attention will also be given to the interpretation of the various genres of Scripture including poetry, narrative, epistolary and apocalyptic literature.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020

Invitation to Biblical Interpretation: Exploring Hermeneutical Triad – History, Literature, Theology – 2011 Edition
Kostenberger, Andreas J. and Richard D. Patterson
Grand Rapids, MI
Kregel Academic and Professional
ISBN: 9780825430473

The Climax of Biblical Prophecy: A Guide to Interpreting Revelation – 2012 Edition
Hand, Brian
Greenville, SC
Bob Jones University Press
ISBN: 9781606823880

LOGOS Bronze or better

SOT 635: Biblical Hermeneutics

3 credits

A study of the principles and practices essential to biblical interpretation with an emphasis on the conservative, grammatical-historical-contextual method, presupposing the inerrancy of Scripture. Special attention will also be given to the interpretation of the various genres of Scripture, including poetry, narrative, epistolary and apocalyptic literature.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020

Invitation to Biblical Interpretation: Exploring Hermeneutical Triad – History, Literature, Theology – 2011 Edition
Kostenberger, Andreas J. and Richard D. Patterson
Grand Rapids, MI
Kregel Academic and Professional
ISBN: 9780825430473

The Climax of Biblical Prophecy: A Guide to Interpreting Revelation – 2012 Edition
Hand, Brian
Greenville, SC
Bob Jones University Press
ISBN: 9781606823880

LOGOS Bronze or better

STh 703: Biblical Sanctification

2 credits

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.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020

Five Views on Sanctification – 1987 Edition
Melvin E. Dieter, et al
Grand Rapids:
Academie Books
ISBN: 0310415314
Note: You may use a later edition of this book.

Promise Unfulfilled: The Failed Strategy of Modern Evangelicalism – 2004 Edition
Rolland McCune
Greenville, SC
Ambassador International
ISBN: 1932307311