Courses Starting August 31, 2020

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.

Ed 305: Foundations in Reading for Early Childhood & Elementary School Teachers

3 credits

This course examines the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of literacy processes and instruction including oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also includes the historical progression of reading and writing instruction, and the role of professional learning, leadership, and judgment for teachers. This course is aligned with SC literacy competencies, ILA, CAEP, InTASC and ADEPT performance standards. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Teacher Endorsement in South Carolina for early childhood, elementary, and special education teachers.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Prerequisite: En 102

Best practices in literacy instruction – 6th ed (2018) Edition
Gambrell, L. B., & Morrow, L. M. (Eds)
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/bju/detail.action?docID=5527546

Lenses on reading: An introduction to theories and models – 2nd (2012) Edition
Tracey, D. H., & Morrow, L. M.
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1507777&site=ehost-live&authtype=sso&custid=s8415227

APA Manual – 6th Edition (optional)
Note: This is supplemental, not required.

The literacy dictionary: The vocabulary of reading and writing – 2005 Edition (optional)
Harris, T. L, & Hodges, R. E. (Eds.)
Newark, DE
International Reading Association
Note: This is supplemental, not required.

Ed 383: Educational Assessment

3 credits

An introductory course in the principles of constructing standardized and teacher-made tests, test scoring and interpretation, grading-reporting practices, and an overview of commonly used statistical terms.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020

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

NuR 317: Professional Role Transition for the RN to BSN Student

3 credits

A transition course to assist RN’s to further develop their professional nursing skills in role identity and professional development, evidence based research and practice, leadership and organizational management, and communication between healthcare professionals.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 320: Applied Pathophysiology for the RN

3 credits

Focuses on the pathophysiology of commonly occurring acute and chronic health problems with a health and chronic disease management approach. Physiological mechanisms of acute health problems are reviewed through a systems approach while considering principles of motivation, learning theory, and their application to disease processes. The student will explore diversity, patient education, complementary and alternative therapies, and community resources as it related to pathophysiological processes.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

PrS 350: Ethics for the Professional

3 credits

Survey of ethical constructs with an emphasis on applying biblical principles in professional contexts.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021

Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics – 4th (2018) Edition
Scott B. Rae
Grand Rapids
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310536420
Note: Also available as an ebook, with ISBN 978-0-310-53643-7

PrS 490: Professional Studies Capstone

3 credits

Students produce a thesis, project, or major presentation or complete a practicum or internship to demonstrate their mastery of the learning outcomes for their degree program.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: Any required reading will be determined when the student meets with his faculty advisors.

Any required reading will be determined when the student meets with his faculty advisors.

Th 490: Themes in Theology & Apologetics

3 credits

An overview of the story of Scripture, a survey of selected major doctrines and a primer in basic apologetics. Particular emphasis on understanding how to communicate the truth of the Bible to both believers and unbelievers.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

Thy Word Is Truth – 1963 Edition
E. J. Young
Banner of Truth
ISBN: 9780851511726

The Knowledge of the Holy
A. W. Tozer
ISBN: 9781626309906

More Than a Carpenter – 2009 Edition
Josh McDowell
Tyndale Momentum
ISBN: 9781414326276

A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics – 2006 Edition
James Sire
IVP
ISBN: 9780830833825