Courses Starting May 18

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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Ac 203: Principles of Accounting I

3 credits

Fundamental accounting procedures, journals, ledgers, financial statements and uses made of accounting information. Basic principles and procedures in accounting for corporate assets.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Prerequisites: ACT score 22, SAT score 1100 or Ac 103

Financial and Managerial Accounting: The Basis for Business Decisions – 18th Edition
Jan R. Williams, Susan F. Haka, Mark S. Bettner, and Joseph Carcello
McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 9781259692406  Amazon  Ebay

BA 109: Business Spreadsheet Analysis

3 credits

An in-depth hands-on investigation of spreadsheet technology used in typical business applications. Topics include fundamentals of spreadsheet operation, utilizing spreadsheets to solve quantitative problems in business, basic and advanced spreadsheet formatting techniques, creating spreadsheet reports, creating pivot tables and pivot chart reports, and solving problems using what-if analysis.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020

Benchmark Series: Microsoft Excel 2016, Levels 1 and 2
Rutkosky, Davidson, Roggenkamp and Rutkosky
ISBN: 9780763869373  Amazon  Ebay

Ed 201: Theories of Teaching & Learning

3 credits

Psychology as applied to education: original tendencies; laws of learning; amount, rate, limit, conditions, spread and permanence of improvement; mental work and fatigue; research; and individual differences. Sequential and incremental formal, structured clinical experiences in a school setting are included as part of this course.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 5

Educational psychology: Theory and practice – 11th Edition
Slavin, R.E.
Boston
Allyn and Bacon
ISBN: 9780133436525  Amazon  Ebay

En 101: Composition & Grammar

3 credits

Review of sentence structure, punctuation, paragraph development and essay organization. Emphasis on expository writing. Required of students with English ACT score between 15 and 23, or Writing SAT score 21 to 29. Not open to those with English ACT score above 23, or Writing SAT score above 29. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Prerequisites: En 095, Plmt Test, ACT 15-23 or SAT 21-29
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 1

College Writing – 2nd ed., 2010 Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781606820247  Amazon  Ebay
Note: available for purchase at https://www.vitalsource.com/products/college-writing-2nd-edition-horton-ronald-v9781628562453

En 102: Composition & Rhetoric

3 credits

Introduction to academic writing emphasizing argumentation, research, documentation and style; centering on the library paper. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Prerequisites: En 101, Plmt Test, ACT 24+, SAT 30+
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 3

College Writing – 2nd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2010
ISBN: 9781606820247  Amazon  Ebay

Companion to College English – 3rd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781606820407  Amazon  Ebay

American Heritage Dictionary – 4th ed., 2002 Edition
Boston
Houghton
Note: This resource is available online.

En 103: Composition & Literature

3 credits

Critical writing using literary analysis. Discussion of literature by genres and according to basic literary critical concepts and terminology. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Prerequisite: En 102
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

A Companion to College English – 3rd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781606820407  Amazon  Ebay
Note: available for purchase at https://www.vitalsource.com/products/companion-to-college-english-3rd-edition-horton-ronald-a-v9781606826065

Readings for College English
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 1990
ISBN: 9781606820391  Amazon  Ebay
Note: available for purchase at https://www.vitalsource.com/products/readings-for-college-english-2nd-edition-horton-ronald-a-rose-v9781606825693

En 205: American Literature 1607-1865

3 credits

A historical and critical survey of American literature from colonial times to 1865.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Prerequisite: En 103
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

The Norton Anthology of American Literature (in one volume) – Shorter 8th Edition
Nina Baym, General Editor
New York
W. W. Norton, 2012
ISBN: 9780393918854  Amazon  Ebay

The Scarlet Letter (Any unabridged copy)
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Fin 201: Corporate Finance

3 credits

Principles and techniques of financial analysis, planning and control, working capital management, capital budgeting, long-term financing and cost of capital.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Prerequisites: Ac 104 or Ac 203 Prerequisite
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

Foundations of Financial Management – 16th Edition
Stanley B. Block, Geoffrey A. Hirt, Bartley R. Danielsen
McGraw-Hill
Note: You may use an earlier edition, back to and including the 13th edition.

Hi 101: History of Civilization c. 3500 BC to AD 1650

3 credits

A survey of ancient, medieval and modern history, from the advent of written records to AD 1650. Emphasis on the Western World, with appropriate coverage of non-Western cultures. An integrated study of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and aesthetic aspects of culture in historical context.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 6
  • Information for High School Students: Recommended only for students who have received an ACT score of 23 or above in the Reading or English subjects.
  • Note: The print textbook for this course is available only through the BJU Campus Store.

The Heritage of the World with a Western Emphasis – 2nd custom Edition
Kagan, Donald, et al
Pearson Learning Solutions
ISBN: 9781323165935  Amazon  Ebay
Note: An ebook is available. To order a hardcopy of the textbook, call 864-770-1355.

Hi 102: History of Civilization since 1650

3 credits

A survey of early modern and modern history from AD 1650 to the present. Emphasis on Western World with appropriate emphasis on non-Western cultures and their contributions as well as African-American and women’s studies. An integrated study of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and aesthetic aspects of culture.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 6
  • Information for High School Students: Recommended only for students who have received an ACT score of 23 or above in the Reading or English subjects.
  • Note: The print textbook for this course is available only through the BJU Campus Store.

The Heritage of the World with a Western Emphasis – 2nd custom Edition
Kagan, Donald, et al.
Pearson Learning Solutions
ISBN: 9781323165935  Amazon  Ebay
Note: An ebook is available. To order your textbook, call 864-770-1355.

Hi 201: United States History to 1865

3 credits

A survey of American history from the colonial era through 1865 with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020

America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 1) – 9th Edition
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
New York, 2013
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 978039391263  Amazon  Ebay

Ma 103: College Algebra

3 credits

Review of elementary algebra. Stress on the concept of relation and function, algebraic functions and their graphs. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Prerequisites: Ma ACT 20-25, SAT 550-630, Ma 090, Ma 103 Plmt
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 5

College Algebra – 8th Edition
Richard N. Aufmann/Richard D. Nation
Stamford, CT
Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285434773  Amazon  Ebay
Note: If you’re planning on taking Ma 105, consider purchasing ISBN-978-1-285-44942-5 instead.

MLS 142: Elementary Spanish II

3 credits

The fundamentals of grammar for oral and written communication continued. Not applicable toward a Spanish major or minor and Spanish Education major.

  • Dates: May 18–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Prerequisites: MLS 141 or placement into MLS 142
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

Puntos de Partida: An Invitation to Spanish – 10th (2017) Edition
Dorwick, Thalia, Ana M. Prez-Girons, and Anne Becher
New York
McGraw-Hill
Note: Either ISBN: 9781259891342 or ISBN: 9781259891441. Required Subscription to Connect (McGraw-Hill). Textbook and access code for subscription service used for MLS 141, 142, 241 and 242.

Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought

3 credits

Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance in Western thought from Socrates onward.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

Themes in Western Thought – 2013 Edition
Horton, Ronald, ed.
Boston
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780077819033  Amazon  Ebay
Note: You must purchase this textbook from the BJU bookstore. Call 864-242-5100 extension 5599.

SSE 200: Foundations of Economics

3 credits

Blends the core concepts of both microeconomics (structure of markets, factors of production, elasticities) and macroeconomics (economic systems; public policy, including fiscal and monetary policy; supply and demand analysis of national income, inflation and unemployment) with personal responsibility as a citizen (credit, interest, banking, budgeting) to create a greater knowledge of the economy and the individual’s role as a decision-maker within that economy.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 3

The Economic Way of Thinking – 13th Edition
Heyne, P., Boettke, P., & Prychitko, D.
Upper Saddle River, N J
Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132991292  Amazon  Ebay
Note: The use of older editions is strongly discouraged.

The Fatal Equilibrium
Marshal Jevons

SSP 207: National Government

3 credits

American government, the organization and functioning of American political life on the national level.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020

Politics in America – 2018 Edition
Dye, Thomas R. and Gaddie, Ronald Keit
Pearson
ISBN: 13: 9780134624  Amazon  Ebay
Note: Link for e-text: https://console.pearson.com/enrollment/ckvyce