Courses Starting Jan. 15

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 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: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Prerequisite: Ac 203
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

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

BG 102: Elementary Greek II

3 credits

Reinforcement and development in the basic principles of Greek grammar and syntax.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Prerequisite: BG 101

A Handbook for New Testament Greek, 5th edition
BJU Greek Faculty
Note: Also – A Workbook for New Testament Greek (softbound) packaged together with Handbook 5th ed.

Greek New Testament
Note: (UBS or Nestle/Aland are preferred)

The Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament
F. W. Danker

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: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Prerequisite: Bi 205
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

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

Grasping God’s Word Workbook: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible – 2012 Edition
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310492597  Amazon  Ebay

Bi 350: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and angels (including Satan). Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 2020

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody
ISBN: 9780802411983  Amazon  Ebay

A Pictorial History of Our English Bible – 1982 Edition
David Beale
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 0890841497  Amazon  Ebay

Bi 360: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning man, sin, salvation, the church and eschatology. Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life. Particular attention is given to timely doctrinal questions.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802411983  Amazon  Ebay

Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation
Mark Sidwell
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2016 or 1998
ISBN: 9781628562583  Amazon  Ebay
Note: 1998 edition is called Dividing Line.

Bi 499: Apologetics & Worldview

3 credits

An analysis and defense of the biblical worldview, together with an analysis and refutation of secular and religious alternative worldviews. The course will equip students to defend the core biblical doctrines and refute spurious philosophical, historical, archeological and scientific claims against the Bible. The course presents a brief history of the apologetics discipline and important Christian thinkers. The course addresses significant historical and contemporary thinkers and their objections to biblical Christianity.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Prerequisites: Bi 350, Bi 360
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

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. Lecture and lab.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Prerequisites: Ma ACT 20+, SAT 550+, Ma 090 or Ma 103 plcmt
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

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

Ed 323: Introduction to Exceptional Learners

3 credits

History, legal foundations and current trends in special education, with surveys of the following exceptionalities: attention deficit disorders, emotional-behavior disorders, giftedness, health/physical impairments, hearing impairments, learning disabilities, mental retardation, speech/language disorders, visual impairments. Additional topics include assessment, parents and instructional planning. Lecture and field experiences.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Prerequisites: Ed 100 or Ed 180 Prerequisite

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

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: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 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: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 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: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 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

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: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

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

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: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 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: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 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 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: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 6

America: A Narrative History – 9th ed Edition
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
New York
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393912623  Amazon  Ebay

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: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Prerequisites: Ma ACT 26-30, SAT 640-720, Ma 103, Math Plmt
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 5

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

Mkt 205: Principles of Marketing

3 credits

An introduction to marketing’s role of creating and capturing customer value for both consumer and business markets. Topics include customer-driven marketing strategies, product development, pricing, promotion, distribution, supply chain, competitive advantage, marketing ethics, the global marketplace and sustainable marketing.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020

Principles of Marketing – 17th Edition
Philip T. Kotler and Gary Armstrong
Pearson
ISBN: 13: 9780134492513  Amazon  Ebay

MLS 141: Elementary Spanish I

3 credits

The fundamentals of oral and written communication skills in Spanish. Not applicable toward a Spanish major or minor and Spanish Education major.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Prerequisites: Placement into MLS 141
  • 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: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 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.

Ps 200: General Psychology

3 credits

The fundamental conditions and facts of thought and behavior, including the physiological basis of behavior, personality, emotions, feelings, sensations, learning, habit formation, memory and perception.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 5

Mastering the World of Psychology Access Card – 6th Edition
Samuel E. Wood and Ellen Green Wood
Revel
ISBN: 9780134567341  Amazon  Ebay
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: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 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

SSS 202: Introduction to Sociology

3 credits

The principal concepts, methods and terminology of sociology. The relation of culture to group activities and an analysis of some of the major social institutions.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020

Essentials of Sociology – 2014 Edition
Basirico, et al.
BVT Publishers