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Courses Starting June 26, 2023

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 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 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023

Classroom strategies for interactive learning. – (2017) 4th Edition
Buehl, D.
Newark, DE
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 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023

Subjects matter: Exceeding standards through powerful content-area reading – (2014) 2nd Edition
Daniels, H., & Zemelman, S.
Portsmouth, NH
Heinemann
ISBN: 9780325050836

Content matters: A disciplinary literacy approach to improving student learning – 2010 Edition
McConachie, S. M., & Petrosky, A. R.
San Francisco
Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780470434116

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: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023

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

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association – 6th Edition (optional)
American Psychological Association
Washington, DC
American Psychological Association
Note: (2010)

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: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023

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

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 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023

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: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023
  • 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 House
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: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023
  • 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

SHM 635: Principles & Methods of Teaching Bible

2 credits

A study of principles and methods for teaching the Bible with an emphasis on understanding the core themes of biblical passages and articulating those themes in a semi-formal fashion that is appropriate for Sunday school classes, conferences, and special ministry events.

  • Dates: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023

Creative Bible Teaching, rev. & exp. – 1998 or 2020 Edition
Richards, Lawrence O. and Gary J. Bredfeldt
Chicago
Moody
ISBN: 9780802416445
Note: You may purchase either edition: ISBN 978-0802416445 or ISBN 978-0802419590.

STh 776: Theology & Practice of Prayer

3 credits

Investigation and systematization of the teaching of Scripture from biblical models, commands and instructions concerning prayer. Readings from the major devotional and expositional classics on the subject.

  • Dates: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023

Praying: Finding Our Way Through Duty to Delight – 2006 Edition
Packer/Nystrom
IVP

Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers – 1975 Edition
Bennett, A. ed.
Banner of Truth

Praying the Bible – 2015 Edition
Whitney, Donald.
Crossway