Courses Starting May 10, 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.

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: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

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

Ed 321: Child Growth & Development

3 credits

The physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural and spiritual growth of the child from infancy to adolescence. Emphasis on the development of the child in relation to the school.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Childhood: Voyages in Development – (2011) 4th Edition
Rathus, S. A.
New York
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780495904335

What the Bible says about parenting: Gods plan for rearing your child – 2000 Edition
MacArthur, J. F.
Nashville
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780849937750

Ed 322: Adolescent Growth & Development

3 credits

The physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural, and spiritual growth of the child from preadolescence to maturity. Emphasis on the development of the adolescent in relation to the school.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Adolescence – 15th Edition
Santrock, J. W.
New York
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780078035487
Note: The 13th or 14th edition may also be used successfully (2010).ISBN13: 978-0073370675; ISBN13: 9780078117169

HS 430: Health Informatics

3 credits

Application of concepts of information technology to health care and health promotion. Evaluation of how clinical data is translated into useful information for decision making. Examination of the retrieval and storage of health information, communication processes, implementation practices, quality and outcomes measures, and evidence-based practices.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisite: HS 300
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

ME 503: Early Childhood Music Education

3 credits

A survey of child development theories and the music acquisition process, birth to age nine. The influence of environment, play and movement on music acquisition will be studied through the examination of recent research, developmentally appropriate curricula, field observations and laboratory experiences.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Music Play A major curriculum for early childhood music!
Wendy Valerio
http://bit.ly/1kyXSgt
GIA Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 1579990274

A Music Learning Theory for Newborn and Young Children: 2013 Edition
Edwin Gordon
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GIA Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579999667

ME 511: World Music

3 credits

Designed specifically for the practicing music educator, the course will provide a broad overview of musical traditions, styles, instruments and cultures from people around the world with the goal of informing curriculum design.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

Teaching Music Globally – 2004 Edition
Campbell, Patricia Shehan
New York
Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195137804

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: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 415: Health Informatics

3 credits

Application of concepts of information technology to health care and health promotion. Evaluation of how clinical data is translated into useful information for decision making. Examination of the retrieval and storage of health information, communication processes, implementation practices, quality and outcomes measures, and evidence-based practices.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317
  • Additional Course Information: 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: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 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: May 10–Aug. 7, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 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.