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Courses Starting January 16, 2023

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 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. 16–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Next offered: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Prerequisite: Ac 203

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

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: Jan. 16–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023

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

Ed 493: Field Experience Capstone

3 credits

In this course participants demonstrate their professional responsibilities by applying learning and development theories and demonstrating developmentally appropriate practices by writing lessons plans, creating assessments and providing feedback to students in the K-12 environment. Participants will submit recordings of lessons to receive individualized feedback on their planning and teaching strategies.

  • Dates: Jan. 16–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Additional Course Information: Subscription to GoReact

Subscription to GoReact

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. 16–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023
  • Prerequisites: En 095, Plmt Test, ACT 15-23 or SAT 21-29

College Writing – 2nd ed., 2010 Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781606820247

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. 16–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023
  • Prerequisites: En 101, Plmt Test, ACT 24+, SAT 30+

Companion to College English – 4th Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2020
ISBN: 9781628568486
Note: See https://www.bjupress.com/product/522243

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. 16–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023
  • Prerequisite: En 102

A Companion to College English – 3rd Edition
Horton, Ronald A.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781606820407

Readings for College English – 2nd Edition
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781606820391

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: Jan. 16–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Next offered: Mar. 6–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

Hi 101: The Making of the Modern World

3 credits

The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks.

  • Dates: Jan. 16–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Next offered: Mar. 6–Apr. 29, 2023

The Penguin History of the World – 6th Edition
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 9781846144431
Note: Available in Kindle, hardcover, and paperback.

NuR 319: Issues & Trends in Professional Nursing

3 credits

This course develops the students understanding of current issues and trends that affect the professional nurse’s role. The course includes an exploration of service areas as a Christian nurse.

  • Dates: Jan. 16–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course. Required readings will be indicated in the lessons.

There is no textbook for this course. Required readings will be indicated in the lessons.

Ph 200: Ideas & Their Consequences

3 credits

Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance from the pre-Socratics to the 20th century.

  • Dates: Jan. 16–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023

Themes in Western Thought – 2013 (custom) Edition
Horton, Ronald, ed.
Boston
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780077819033
Note: You must purchase this custom textbook from the BJU bookstore. Call 864-770-1355 or email [email protected]

Ph 200: Ideas & Their Consequences

3 credits

Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance from the pre-Socratics to the 20th century.

  • Dates: Jan. 16–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023

Themes in Western Thought – 2013 (custom) Edition
Horton, Ronald, ed.
Boston
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780077819033
Note: You must purchase this custom textbook from the BJU bookstore. Call 864-770-1355 or email [email protected]

PrS 350: Ethics for the Professional

3 credits

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

  • Dates: Jan. 16–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023

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: Jan. 16–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Next offered: May 8–Aug. 12, 2023
  • 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.

Spn 142: Elementary Spanish II

3 credits

Spanish language and intercultural proficiency development in all modes of communication at the Novice level, continued. Not applicable toward a Spanish major or minor or Spanish Education major.

  • Dates: Jan. 16–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Prerequisites: Spn 141 or placement into Spn 142
  • Note: MLS 141 is the old name for Spn 141.

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.

Subscription to Talk Abroad

SSP 207: National Government

3 credits

American government, the organization and functioning of American political life on the national level.

  • Dates: Jan. 16–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023

Politics in America, 2018 Elections and Update Edition – 11th Edition
Dye, Thomas R. and Gaddie, Ronald Keith
ISBN: 9780135202753

Th 103: Creation Apologetics

3 credits

In partnership with Answers to 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: Jan. 16–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 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