Courses Starting October 19, 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 663: School Business Management

3 credits

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

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

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

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

EAS 676: Personnel Administration & Supervision

3 credits

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ed 625: Family, School & Community Relationships

3 credits

This course will examine the changing structure and demographics of the family and implications for education. Current models and strategies for effective home, school and community partnerships will be reviewed with special emphasis on practical applications of these strategies in candidates’ own school settings. Course topics include theories of family systems, parenting, parent education, child abuse/neglect and bullying.

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

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association – 6th Edition
American Psychological Association
Washington, D.C.
American Psychological Association, 2010
ISBN: 9781433805615
Note: Students will need to have access to this manual for reference as they write papers for this course.

Engage Every Family: Five Simple Principles – 1st Edition
Steven M. Constantino
London
SAGE Publications
ISBN: 13: 978150630399

Ed 634: Providing Instruction for Exceptional Learning Needs

3 credits

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

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

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

Ed 638: Curriculum Development & Design

3 credits

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ed 661: Assessment of Learning

3 credits

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

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

Educational Assessment of Students – 7th ed., 2015 Edition
Brookhart and Nitko
Boston
Pearson
ISBN: 9780133436497

ESS 620: Legal Issues in Sport

3 credits

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

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

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

ME 511: World Music

3 credits

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

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

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

ME 615: Pedagogy Seminar

3 credits

This course covers the pedagogical sequencing of technique and literature and the development of diagnostic skills and techniques for correcting common performance errors in studio and rehearsal settings. Applications are tailored to the student’s teaching area of interest (instrumental, choral).

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

Instrumental Score Reading Program Workbook – 1979 Edition
Grunow, R.F. & Froseth, J.O.
Chicago
GIA Publications
ISBN: 9781579995799
Note: For students primarily interested in instrumental ensembles (workbook and CD required)

Instrumental Score Reading Program CD – 1979 Edition
Grunow, R.F. & Froseth, J.O.
Chicago
GIA Publications
ISBN: 9781579996277
Note: For students primarily interested in instrumental ensembles (workbook and CD required)

Choral Score Reading Program Workbook – 1985 Edition
Grunow, R.F. & Fargo, M.H.
Chicago
GIA Publications
ISBN: 9781579995805
Note: For students primarily interested in choral ensembles (workbook and CD required)

Choral Score Reading Program CD – 1985 Edition
Grunow, R.F. & Fargo, M.H.
Chicago
GIA Publications
Note: For students primarily interested in choral ensembles (workbook and CD required)

SCM 632: Foundations of Biblical Counseling

3 credits

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

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

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

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

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

SCM 633: Counseling Issues

3 credits

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SCM 637: Marriage & Family Counseling

3 credits

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SNT 620: Survey of the New Testament

2 credits

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

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

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

SOT 681: Old Testament Introduction

3 credits

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

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

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

STh 602: Systematic Theology

3 credits

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

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

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

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