History Courses

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.

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: Aug. 26–Dec. 5, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 23, 2020
  • Next offered: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020

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

Hi 201: United States History to 1865

3 credits

A survey of American history from the colonial era through 1865 with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects.

  • Dates: Aug. 26–Dec. 5, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 23, 2020
  • Next offered: May 17–June 26, 2021

America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 1) – 9th Edition
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
New York, 2013
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 978039391263

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: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 13–Apr. 24, 2021

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

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. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Prerequisite: Hi 101

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

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. 13–Apr. 24, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 10, 2021
  • Next offered: May 17–June 26, 2021

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

Hi 202: United States History from 1865 to the Present

3 credits

A survey of American history from 1865 to the present with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects.

  • Dates: Jan. 13–Apr. 24, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 10, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 7, 2021

America: A Narrative History – 9th Edition
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
New York
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393912623

Hi 460: American Social History since 1865

3 credits

A survey of the major social and cultural developments in the United States since 1865 with emphases on Victorian culture, modern culture, film, music, religion, gender and race.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: Hi 101

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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: May 17–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 14, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 7, 2021

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

Hi 201: United States History to 1865

3 credits

A survey of American history from the colonial era through 1865 with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects.

  • Dates: May 17–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 14, 2021

America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 1) – 9th Edition
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
New York, 2013
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 978039391263

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: June 28–Aug. 7, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

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

Hi 202: United States History from 1865 to the Present

3 credits

A survey of American history from 1865 to the present with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 7, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021

America: A Narrative History – 9th Edition
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
New York
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393912623