Courses Starting May 10, 2021

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.

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: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: Jan. 17–Apr. 30, 2022

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

ESS 672: Theories & Strategies for Coaching Volleyball

3 credits

Designed to provide advanced instruction and training in technical and tactical skills for volleyball.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: You will be required to complete a SafeSport Training course. It costs $20.

Coaching Volleyball: Techniques and Tactics – 2011 Edition
American Sports Education Program
Champaign, IL
Human Kinetics, Inc.

The Volleyball Coaching Bible II – 2019 Edition
American Volleyball Coaches Association
Champaign, IL
Human Kinetics, Inc.

Volleyball: Systems & Strategies – 2009 Edition
USA Volleyball
Champaign, IL
Human Kinetics, Inc.

SafeSport Training course
Note: You will be required to complete a SafeSport Training course. It costs $20.

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: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: Aug. 30–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

ME 503: Early Childhood Music Education

3 credits

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.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Music Play A major curriculum for early childhood music!
Wendy Valerio
http://bit.ly/1kyXSgt
GIA Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 1579990274

A Music Learning Theory for Newborn and Young Children: 2013 Edition
Edwin Gordon
http://bit.ly/1kyXTAT
GIA Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579999667

ME 610: Writing & Arranging for School Ensembles

2 credits

Supervised composition and arranging of music for school ensembles.

  • Dates: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: Jan. 17–Apr. 30, 2022

The Technique of Orchestration – 6th Edition
Kent Kennan and Donald Grantham
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Prentice-Hall, 2002
ISBN: 0130407712
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

SCM 630: Counseling Children & Adolescents

3 credits

Presents the biblical counseling principles and procedures for helping elementary and secondary school-age children. Case study examples encourage application of course content.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SCM 632

Shepherding a Child’s Heart
Tedd Tripp

Child Proof: Parenting By Faith, Not Formula (optional)
Julie Lowe
ISBN: 9781948130158
Note: This book is required if you have already read Tedd Tripp’s book.

Caring for the Souls of Children – 1st Edition
Amy Baker, Ed.
New Growth Press
ISBN: 9781645070634
Note: First Edition August 31, 2020. ISBN-10: 1645070638. ISBN-13 : 978-1645070634

Building Bridges: Biblical Counseling Activities for Children and Teens
Julie Lowe
New Growth Press
ISBN: 9781645070504
Note: eBook is also an option: ISBN-13: 978-1-645070-52-8. Publication date: 09/28/2020

The Heart of Anger
Lou Priolo
ISBN: 9781930133730

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: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 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 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: May 10–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SCM 640
  • Note: Section 5: Livestream

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

SNT 703: Exegesis of Paul’s Epistles

3 credits

Readings in the Greek text of Paul’s epistles, emphasizing translation, syntax and exegesis with application to sermon development. Includes writing in sermonic and exegesis-paper styles and dissertation style.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SNT 622

Workbook for Exegesis of Paul’s Epistles
Note: No charge. Electronic version, linked within the course.