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Courses Starting October 14, 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.

Ac 203: Principles of Accounting I

3 credits

Fundamental accounting procedures, journals, ledgers, financial statements and uses made of accounting information. Basic principles and procedures in accounting for corporate assets.

  • Dates: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023
  • Prerequisites: ACT score 22, SAT score 1100 or Ac 103

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
ISBN: 9781259692406

BA 203: Principles of Management

3 credits

An introduction to the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, and their application to the changing world of business. Particular emphasis is placed on process-centered operations and continuous quality management, toward a goal of total business effectiveness.

  • Dates: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022

Essentials of Contemporary Management – 9th Edition
Gareth R. Jones and Jennifer M. George
New York
McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781260261530
Note: 2021

Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Note: You may subscribe for $1.00 per week here: https://r.wsj.com/PROF1mf0

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: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022

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

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: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 13–Apr. 29, 2023
  • 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

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: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023

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

Ed 275: Biblical Worldview Formation in Education

3 credits

This course is designed to meet the needs of Christian teachers who desire to improve their skills in biblical worldview formation. The course will begin by distinguishing a secular approach to education from a Christian approach. It will then flesh out the details of a Christian approach. The course then presents a method for planning and writing instruction from a Christian perspective. The course concludes by providing students with a tool for evaluating various educational materials from Christian publishers.

  • Dates: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 13–Mar. 4, 2023

Biblical Worldview: Creation, Fall, Redemption
BJU Press
Note: Either the KJV or ESV version is acceptable.

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: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: Mar. 3–Apr. 29, 2023

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: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 13–Apr. 29, 2023

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: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • 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.

FN 260: Nutrition

3 credits

Introduction to the science of nutrition, including a study of the essential nutrients, their functions, their food sources, and their influence on growth, development, maintenance and overall human health throughout the life cycle. Includes personal application through goal setting and food intake analysis.

  • Dates: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022

Understanding Nutrition – 15th Edition
Whitney E, Rolfes, S.
Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337556231
Note: You must purchase this e-book which includes Mindtap online course access, even if you have acquired a used hard copy of the textbook.

Hi 350: The West since 1914

3 credits

Europe and the United States from 1914 to the present with emphasis on political, economic and cultural aspects.

  • Dates: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Prerequisite: Hi 101

Contemporary Europe: A History – 10th Edition
Wilkinson and Hughes
ISBN: 978013184176
Note: ISBN-13: 978-0131841765; ISBN-10: 0131841769

HS 200: Introduction to Public Health

3 credits

An introduction to the evaluation of public health issues and policies within regional, national and international contexts. Topics include the background and development of public health, the development of public health initiatives, and centralized and decentralized public health systems.

  • Dates: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022

Public Health 101 – 2nd Edition
Riegelman, Richard; Kirkwood, Brenda
Burlington, MA
Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284123845

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: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: Mar. 3–Apr. 29, 2023

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.

Min 330: Women Teaching Women

3 credits

A course that aims at helping women become effective teachers of God’s Word to other women. This class focuses on biblical mandates and principles of discipleship, communication skills, and the organization, development and presentation of Bible studies and lessons.

  • Dates: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Prerequisite: Bi 380

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

Mkt 300: Global Marketing

3 credits

Examines legal, economic and social factors influencing marketing abroad, as well as the problems of pricing, promotion and distribution of products in foreign markets. Emphasis on internet research, developing marketing strategies and classroom presentation.

  • Dates: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Prerequisite: Mkt 205

International Marketing – 18th Edition
Philip Cateora and John Graham and Mary Gilly and Bruce Money
ISBN: 9781259712357
Note: Copyright: 2020

Mkt 312: Professional Selling I

3 credits

Practical training in successful selling. Emphasis on the selling process, prospecting, preparation, presentation, handling objections, closing and follow-up.

  • Dates: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: Mar. 3–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Prerequisite: Mkt 205

Selling: Building Partnerships – 10th Edition
Stephen B. Castleberry and John F. Tanner, Jr.
McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781259573200

The Art of Woo, Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas
G. Richard Shell and Mario Moussa
ISBN: 9781591841760

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: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

PrS 301: Cultural Engagement

3 credits

An introduction to the basic terms, concepts, and analytical techniques that comprise the study of culture. Particular emphasis is given to building cultural competencies that promote cross-cultural understanding, effective communication, and collaborative problem solving.

  • Dates: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: Mar. 3–Apr. 29, 2023

Understanding Global Cultures – 6th Edition
Martin J. Gannon
Sage Publications
ISBN: 9781483340074
Note: 3rd, 4th, or 5th editions are also acceptable because they contain the needed reading selections.

PrS 305: Interpersonal Communication in Organizations

3 credits

An overview of intrapersonal effectiveness, interpersonal effectiveness, understanding and working in teams, and leading individuals and groups.

  • Dates: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022

Connect Access Card for Business and Professional Communication: Putting People First – (2020) 1st Edition
Floyd, K. and Cardon, P. W.
New York
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9781260244960
Note: You must purchase the Connect Access Card, not just the book. See https://www.mheducation.com/highered/product/business-professional-communication-floyd-cardon/M9781260514490.html

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: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 13–Mar. 4, 2023

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: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 13–Mar. 4, 2023

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

Th 103: Creation Apologetics

3 credits

In partnership with Answers in Genesis, this course is an introduction to biblical doctrine applied to current apologetic and worldview issues. The course discusses key topics including what apologetics is, the authority of Scripture and how Genesis lays a foundation for the Gospel message. It adequately prepares the student to defend and explain the scientific validity and theological necessity of a 6-day creation within the context of the Christian faith.

  • Dates: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 13–Mar. 4, 2023

Apologetics: A Justification of Christian Belief – 2015 Edition
John M. Frame
P & R Publishing
ISBN: 9781596389380
Note: See https://www.amazon.com/Apologetics-Justification-Christian-John-Frame/dp/1596389389

Th 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: Oct. 14–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 11, 2022
  • Next offered: Mar. 3–Apr. 29, 2023

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

Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation – 2016 Edition
Mark Sidwell
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781628562583

A book selected by the student from a list of doctrinal expository works