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Courses Starting June 27, 2022

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 204: Principles of Accounting II

3 credits

Basic principles and procedures in accounting for corporate equity, bonds, manufacturing costs, managerial analysis of costs and cost/revenue relationships, special statements, analysis of financial statements and individual budgeting, and taxes. Introduction to business ethics.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 16–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Prerequisite: Ac 203

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

Ar 130: Foundations of Art & Design

3 credits

Introduction to aesthetic theories, principles and elements of composition, and a survey of media for the student of visual arts, the art and design major, or art-makers. Attention will be given to developing sound biblical attitudes toward art evaluation and production. Lecture and lab.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023

Living with Art – 9th Edition
Mark Getlein
New York
McGraw Hill, 2010
ISBN: 9780073379203

Art and the Bible: Two Essays
Francis Schaeffer
Downers Grove, IL
InterVarsity Press, 2006
ISBN: 9780830834013

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: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022

Benchmark Series: Microsoft Excel 365 2019 Edition, Levels 1 and 2
Rutkosky, Davidson, Roggenkamp and Rutkosky
ISBN: 9780763888060

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: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Oct. 17–Dec. 10, 2022

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

BA 215: Introduction to Human Resources Management

3 credits

Introduction to the various functions of the Human Resources field. Topics include needs assessment, policies and procedures, benefits, legal issues, consulting, training, safety and performance appraisals.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Additional Course Information: Subscription to Society of Human Resources Management

Human Resources Management – 14th Edition
Wayne Mondy and Joseph Martocchio
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Pearson Education, Inc.
ISBN: 9780133972993
Note: Copyright 2016

Subscription to Society of Human Resources Management

Bi 205: Creation to New Creation: Exploring the Bible for Life

3 credits

A survey of the Bible and its unfolding message from Creation to New Creation, beginning with creation and fall, climaxing in Christ’s work of redemption, and culminating in new creation. Emphasizes biblical literacy, gospel fluency, and cultivation of love for and trust in Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022

Visual Theological Guide to the Bible: Seeing and Knowing God’s Word – 2019 Edition
Tim Challies and Josh Byers
Zondervan

Grasping God’s Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible – 3rd (2012) Edition
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Grand Rapids
Zondervan
Note: (No workbook needed)

Bi 209: Hermeneutics: Interpreting the Bible for Life

3 credits

A study of principles/practices for accurately reading, interpreting, and applying the Bible. The focus will be on understanding and embracing God’s authorial intent of the ancient text and making appropriate applications for contemporary living.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Aug. 29–Dec. 10, 2022
  • 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

CpS 109: Introduction to Computer Programming

3 credits

An introduction to programming using a high-level language. An emphasis on problem solving with structured techniques and use of objects. Development of problem-solving skills through programming exercises. Not applicable toward a Computer Science major or minor.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Prerequisites: Ma ACT 20+, SAT 550+, Ma 090 or Ma 103 plcmt

Microsoft Visual Basic 2015 RELOADED – 6th Edition
Diane Zak
Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285860190

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: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Aug. 29–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Prerequisites: En 101, Plmt Test, ACT 24+, SAT 30+

Companion to College English – 4th Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2020
ISBN: 9781628568486
Note: See https://www.bjupress.com/product/522243

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: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Prerequisite: En 102

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

Readings for College English – 2nd Edition
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781606820391

En 202: British Literature to 1688

3 credits

A historical and critical survey of British literature from Beowulf to 1688.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Prerequisite: En 103
  • Information for High School Students: You need The Norton Anthology of English Literature — either Vol. 1 or both Vol. 1A and Vol. 1B.

The Norton Anthology of English Literature (Vol. 1) – 10th Edition
Greenblatt, Stephen, ed.
New York
Norton
ISBN: 9780393603088
Note: 2012. Paperback (Vol. 1). As an alternative, you could purchase Vol. 1A and Vol. 1B instead.

The Norton Anthology of English Literature (Vol. 1A)
Greenblatt, Stephen, ed.
ISBN: 9780393603026
Note: You need either Vol. 1 or both Vol. 1A and Vol 1B.

The Norton Anthology of English Literature (Vol. 1B)
Greenblatt, Stephen, ed.
ISBN: 9780393603033
Note: You need either Vol. 1 or both Vol. 1A and Vol 1B.

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: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Oct. 17–Dec. 10, 2022

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: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Aug. 29–Dec. 10, 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: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Oct. 17–Dec. 10, 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.

Hi 101: The Making of the Modern World

3 credits

The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • 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.

The Penguin History of the World – 6th Edition
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 9781846144431
Note: Available in Kindle, hardcover, and paperback.

Hi 202: United States History from 1865 to the Present

3 credits

A survey of American history from 1865 to the present with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023

America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 2) – 9th Edition
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
New York, 2012
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393912623
Note: Also available in paperback. (Vol. 1 is used for Hi 201.)

Ma 101: Mathematical Concepts & Applications

3 credits

Practice basic reasoning skills through studying situations and interpreting data to come to relevant conclusions. Emphasizes unit conversions, reading and interpreting graphs, interest and loans, basic probability and statistics, and modeling with functions. Prerequisite: Degree Completion Program.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Oct. 17–Dec. 10, 2022

Required online resources, including e-text, to be purchased in the course for approximately $100
Note: Required online resources, including e-text, will be purchased within the course for approx. $100.

Ma 105: Trigonometry

3 credits

A review of the exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities/equations and applications, as well as an introduction to sequences and series. Suggested calculator: TI 83, 84, Nspire, 89, or Nspire CAS. Not applicable toward an Actuarial Science or Mathematics major or minor.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Prerequisites: Ma ACT 26-30, SAT 640-720, Ma 103, Math Plmt

College Algebra & Trigonometry – 8th Edition
Aufmann and Nation
Belmont, CA
Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285449425

Ph 200: Ideas & Their Consequences

3 credits

Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance from the pre-Socratics to the 20th century.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022

Themes in Western Thought – 2013 (custom) Edition
Horton, Ronald, ed.
Boston
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780077819033
Note: You must purchase this custom textbook from the BJU bookstore. Call 864-770-1355 or email [email protected]

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: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Oct. 17–Dec. 10, 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: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Oct. 17–Dec. 10, 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