Computer Science Courses

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.

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: Jan. 17–Mar. 5, 2022
  • Register by: Jan. 14, 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

CpS 110: Object-Oriented Programming I

3 credits

Introduction to computer science through use of a high-level programming language as vehicle for understanding capabilities and limitations of computers. An emphasis on the object-oriented paradigm, including basic class design principles. Development of problem-solving skills through programming exercises. Lecture and lab.

  • Dates: Jan. 17–Mar. 5, 2022
  • Register by: Jan. 14, 2022
  • Prerequisites: Ma ACT 26+, SAT 640+, Ma 103, CpS 109 or plmt Ma 105

How to Think Like a Computer Scientist
Note: This course uses a custom online version of the book. A link will be provided in the course for free.

CpS 201: Information Technology I

3 credits

Introduction to fundamental information technology concepts and troubleshooting. Problem-solving regarding installation and configuration of operating systems and common software applications with a focus on the Windows platform. Lecture and lab .

  • Dates: Mar. 7–Apr. 30, 2022
  • Register by: Mar. 4, 2022

Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop Administrator Guide to Exam MD-100: Windows 10 – 1st Edition
Byron Wright and Leon Plesniarski
Cengage Publishing
ISBN: 9780357501757
Note: This is also available as an ebook. ISBN 9780357710630