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Courses Starting March 6, 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.

Ed 380: Instructional Methods & Strategies

3 credits

This course is designed to help teachers put instructional theory into practice through the study and application of teaching strategies and techniques that are applicable to the K-12 classroom.

  • Dates: Mar. 6–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Mar. 3, 2023
  • Next offered: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Additional Course Information: In addition to your textbook, you will need a Subscription to GoReact.

Classroom instruction that works: Research-based strategies for increasing student achievement – 2001 Edition
Marzano, R. J., Pickering, D., & Pollock, J. E.
ASCD
ISBN: 9781416613626

Subscription to GoReact

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: Mar. 6–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Mar. 3, 2023
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 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: Mar. 6–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Mar. 3, 2023
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 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.

ME 502: Music Business

2 credits

An examination of the design, implementation and operation of a professional music business (e.g., the traditional and Internet-based private studio, music academy, recording studio, retail and freelance work). Topics include business planning, licensure, budgeting, technology, marketing, grant writing, publishing and copyright law. Students will develop and defend a business plan for their chosen music business.

  • Dates: Mar. 6–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Mar. 3, 2023

Start Your Own Business – 7th Edition
Markman, Marla, editor
Canada
Entrepreneur Media, 2010
ISBN: 9781599186290

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: Mar. 6–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Mar. 3, 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.