Courses Starting October 18, 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.

Please see our dual enrollment page for information about this program.

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: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 9–June 25, 2022
  • 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

BA 203: Principles of Management

3 credits

An introduction to the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, and their application to the changing world of business. Particular emphasis is placed on process-centered operations and continuous quality management, toward a goal of total business effectiveness.

  • Dates: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021

Essentials of Contemporary Management – 9th Edition
Gareth R. Jones and Jennifer M. George
New York
McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781260261530
Note: 2021

Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Note: You may subscribe for $1.00 per week here: https://r.wsj.com/PROF1mf0

BA 209: Advanced Business Spreadsheet Analysis

3 credits

Practical use of spreadsheets to analyze business problems critically and anticipate future business needs. Emphasizes the use of advanced formulas, visualization tools, spreadsheet automation, and sensitivity/scenario analysis to improve communication of historical results and forecasts of expected future outcomes. Utilizes a case-based approach from a variety of business disciplines.

  • Dates: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021

Microsoft Excel 2019 Bible: The Comprehensive Tutorial Resource – 2019 Edition
Michael Alexander and Dick Kusleika
Wiley
ISBN: 9781119514787

Bi 209: New Testament Literature & Interpretation

3 credits

Continued study of the unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the New Testament books, and more advanced principles for Bible interpretation. Continued emphasis on learning to responsibly interpret and apply material from each literary genre in Scripture, and practical application of the messages of each book to the Christian life.

  • Dates: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Bi 205
  • Additional Course Information: In addition to your textbooks, you will need a print or electronic copy of the New Testament.

Visual Theology Guide to the Bible – 2019 Edition
Tim Challies, Josh Byers
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310577966

Grasping God’s Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible – 2012 Edition
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Zondervan
ISBN: 0310492572

Ed 201: Theories of Teaching & Learning

3 credits

Provides an overview of the theories and principles from psychology related to education. Specifically, the course addresses motivation, learning, development, instruction, culture, and classroom management.

  • Dates: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 9–June 25, 2022

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

ESS 206: Wellness Concepts

3 credits

This course is designed to teach students the role of physical activity in maintaining optimal health and improved quality of life. Topics such as safe exercise, nutrition, weight management, and lifestyle chronic diseases will be explored. Throughout this course, students will assess individual fitness levels including body composition, cardiovascular fitness, and musculoskeletal fitness.

  • Dates: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021

ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health – 2nd Edition
Bushman, Barbara, PhD.
Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492533672

FA 125: Christianity & the Arts

3 credits

An examination of the aesthetic and ethical nature of the arts and their relevance to everyday life. Emphasis on applying a biblical framework for evaluating and interacting with the arts in contemporary culture while affirming the objective nature of Beauty, Truth and Goodness. Guest performances, lectures, readings, and attendance at recitals, art shows and other performances will provide students with opportunities to apply and synthesize course material.

  • Dates: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: Jan. 17–Apr. 30, 2022

Art for God’s Sake
Ryken
ISBN: 9781596380073
Note: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Gods-Sake-Call-Recover/dp/1596380071

Art & the Bible
Schaeffer
ISBN: 9780830834013
Note: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Bible-Classics-Francis-Schaeffer/dp/083083401X

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: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 9–June 25, 2022
  • Prerequisites: Ac 103 or Ac 203 Prerequisite

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.

FN 260: Nutrition

3 credits

Introduction to the science of nutrition, including a study of the essential nutrients, their functions, their food sources, and their influence on growth, development, maintenance and overall human health throughout the life cycle. Includes personal application through goal setting and food intake analysis.

  • Dates: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021

Understanding Nutrition – 15th Edition
Whitney E, Rolfes, S.
Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337556231
Note: You must purchase this e-book which includes Mindtap online course access, even if you have acquired a used hard copy of the textbook.

HS 200: Introduction to Public Health

3 credits

An introduction to the evaluation of public health issues and policies within regional, national and international contexts. Topics include the background and development of public health, the development of public health initiatives, and centralized and decentralized public health systems.

  • Dates: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021

Public Health 101 – 2nd Edition
Riegelman, Richard; Kirkwood, Brenda
Burlington, MA
Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284123845

Ps 200: General Psychology

3 credits

An introduction to the major areas of psychology, including history, major theories, brain function, biological underpinnings of thought, motivation, emotion, and behavior, learning, memory, lifespan development, intelligence, sensation and perception. An overview of psychological disorders and methods of treatment is included, and critical analysis of information and its alignment with Biblical truth is emphasized.

  • Dates: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022

Mastering the World of Psychology Access Card – 6th Edition
Samuel E. Wood and Ellen Green Wood
Revel
ISBN: 9780134567341
Note: This is an ebook. You will be purchasing an access card, not an actual textbook.

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: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 9–June 25, 2022

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

The Fatal Equilibrium
Marshal Jevons