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BA 109
3 Credits
Business Spreadsheet Analysis
An in-depth hands-on investigation of spreadsheet technology used in typical business applications. Topics include fundamentals of spreadsheet operation, utilizing spreadsheets to solve quantitative problems in business, basic and advanced spreadsheet formatting techniques, creating spreadsheet reports, creating pivot tables and pivot chart reports, and solving problems using what-if analysis. Summer only, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: May. 12, 2025 - Jun. 28, 2025
Benchmark Series: Microsoft Excel 365 Levels 1 and 2
Rutkosky, Davidson, Roggenkamp, Rutkosky
Paradigm Education Solutions
ISBN: 978-1-7924-7312-8
BA 490
3 Credits
Business Degree Completion Capstone
Students produce a thesis, project, or major presentation in connection with an internship or full-time job to fulfill the Degree Completion Capstone course. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
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BG 101
3 Credits
Elementary Greek I
Introduction to Greek, with an emphasis on vocabulary, basic grammar, and reading/translation. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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A Handbook for New Testament Greek – 5th
BJU Greek Faculty
JourneyForth
ISBN: 978-1-62856-068-8
A Workbook for New Testament Greek (softbound) – 5th
BJU Greek Faculty
JourneyForth
ISBN: 978-1-62856-069-5
Greek New Testament (UBS or Nestle/Aland)
Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar
William D. Mounce
The Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament
F. W. Danker
BG 102
3 Credits
Elementary Greek II
Reinforcement and development in Biblical Greek vocabulary acquisition, basic grammar, and reading/translation. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Prerequisites: BG 101.
A Handbook for New Testament Greek – 5th
BJU Greek Faculty
Greek New Testament
The Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament
F. W. Danker
A Workbook for New Testament Greek, packaged with 5th ed Handbook – 5th
BJU Greek Faculty
Bi 205
3 Credits
Creation to New Creation: Expl Bible
A survey of the Bible and its unfolding message from Creation to New Creation, beginning with creation and fall, climaxing in Christ's work of redemption, and culminating in new creation. Emphasizes biblical literacy, gospel fluency, and cultivation of love for and trust in Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Visual Theological Guide to the Bible: Seeing and Knowing God's Word – 2019
Tim Challies and Josh Byers
Zondervan
ISBN: ISBN: 978-0310536
Christ from Beginning to End: How the Full Story of Scripture Reveals the Full Glory of Christ – 2018
Trent Hunter and Stephen J. Wellum
Zondervan
ISBN: ISBN: 978-0310536
Bi 205
3 Credits
Creation to New Creation: Expl Bible
A survey of the Bible and its unfolding message from Creation to New Creation, beginning with creation and fall, climaxing in Christ's work of redemption, and culminating in new creation. Emphasizes biblical literacy, gospel fluency, and cultivation of love for and trust in Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Visual Theological Guide to the Bible: Seeing and Knowing God's Word – 2019
Tim Challies and Josh Byers
Zondervan
ISBN: ISBN: 978-0310536
Christ from Beginning to End: How the Full Story of Scripture Reveals the Full Glory of Christ – 2018
Trent Hunter and Stephen J. Wellum
Zondervan
ISBN: ISBN: 978-0310536
Bi 209
3 Credits
Hermeneutics: Interpreting the Bible
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. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Next offered: Oct. 18, 2024 - Dec. 14, 2024
Prerequisites: Bi 205.
Visual Theology Guide to the Bible – 2019
Tim Challies, Josh Byers
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310577966
Journey Into God's Word – 2nd edition, 2020
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Zondervan Academic
ISBN: 978-0-310-10896-2
New Testament
Bi 470
3 Credits
I Corinthians
An exposition of Paul's letter to the church in Corinth, a ministry experiencing serious problems. This course asks how churches should deal with disunity, lawsuits among believers, sexual deviancy, divorce, gender roles, the believer's conscience over doubtful things, the Lord's Table and other matters. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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1 Corinthians. Tyndale New Testament Commentaries (TNTC) – 2018
Schreiner, Thomas R.
IVP Academic
ISBN: 9781783596683
How to Understand and Apply the New Testament: Twelve Steps from Exegesis to Theology – 2018
Naselli, Andrew D.
P & R Publishing
ISBN: 9781629952482
EAS 660
3 Credits
Foundations of Leadership
Emphasizes basic administrative theory and research for the school leader, focusing on the current practices and examining trends in such areas as leadership skills, personnel development and decision making. First semester, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - Mar. 8, 2025
Finding Your Leadership Style: A Guide for Educators
Jeffrey Glanz
ASCD, 2002
ISBN: 978-0-87120-692-3
The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters
Albert Mohler
Bethany House, 2012
ISBN: 978-0-7642-1004-4
How to be a Team Player and Enjoy It
Matt Williams
Ambassador International, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-62020-235-7
Crazy Busy
Kevin DeYoung
Crossway, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-4335-3338-9
Biblical Leadership: Becoming a Different Kind of Leader
Ken Collier & Matt Williams
Ambassador International, 2004
ISBN: 1-932307-21-4
A Scent of Water: Bringing Life Back to the Christian School Movement
Edward Earwood & Phil Suiter
Ambassador International, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-62020-155-8
EAS 695
3 Credits
Ed Leadership Action Research
In this semester long capstone course, the student is expected to demonstrate the implementation of leadership skills (tied to coursework taken in this program) to an approved action research project in a K-12 educational setting. The student must have access to a traditional K-12 school during the semester this course is taken.\~ Both semesters, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
Prerequisites: Ed 690.
Balanced leadership for powerful learning: Tools for achieving success in your school – 2015
Bryan Goodwin & Greg Cameron with Heather Hein
ASCD
ISBN: 978-1-4166-2088-4
School Leadership that Works
Robert Marzano, Timothy Waters, Brian McNulty
ASCD
ISBN: 978-1416602279
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association – 6th
American Psychological Association
ISBN: 978-1433805615
Ed 383
3 Credits
Educational Assessment
An introductory course in the principles of constructing standardized and teacher-made tests, test scoring and interpretation, grading-reporting practices, and an overview of commonly used statistical terms. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: May. 12, 2025 - Jun. 28, 2025
No textbook is required for this class.
Ed 493
3 Credits
Field Experience Capstone
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 Pre-K-12 environment. Participants will submit recordings of lessons to receive individualized feedback on their planning and teaching strategies. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
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Ed 605
3 Credits
History & Philosophy of Education
Beginnings of the American system of education, survey of theories of education; factors and forces changing American education philosophies of learning applied to contemporary educational problems. This course is designed to equip and motivate educators and administrators to understand, critically appraise and apply the historical and philosophical foundations of education in developing their educational theory and practice. First semester and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - Mar. 8, 2025
Education in a Free Society – 8th
Rippa, S. Alexander
Longman
ISBN: 10: 0801316367
Ed 632
3 Credits
Best Practices: Instru Strategies
Effective teaching involves using a variety of instructional strategies, designed with specific learners in mind. This course explores the development and practical application of numerous strategies. Students will be introduced to the Five Core Propositions of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. This class is mostly project based. Second semester, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: Jun. 9, 2025 - Jul. 26, 2025
The new art and science of teaching – 2017
Marzano, R.
Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 9781943874965&820
Beyond biblical integration – 2022
Erdvig, R.
Summit Ministries
ISBN: 978-1-7220256-5-2
Ed 667
3 Credits
Technology in Education
This course is a practical examination of current technology applications and their integration in education. The hands-on learning environment provides the professional educator with the tools needed to enhance skills in technology and apply these skills in a variety of settings. Second semester, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: Mar. 7, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
Tech like a pirate: Using classroom technology to create an experience and make learning memorable – 2020
Miller, M.
Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-951600-20-4
Integrating technology in the classroom: Tools to meet the needs of every student – 2nd
Hamilton, B.
International Society for Technology in Education
ISBN: 978-1-56-484725-6
Ed 690
3 Credits
Research in Education
This course introduces educational research, statistics, and testing; and is designed to familiarize the student with the terminology, basic concepts and tools necessary to critique and interpret published research. Both semesters, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: Mar. 7, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
Educational Research: Fundamental Principles and Methods – 8th
McMillan, James H.
Pearson
ISBN: 0-13-577010-6
Ed 693
3 Credits
Field Experience Capstone
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
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Ed 695
3 Credits
Action Research Project
In this semester long capstone course, the student will have a supervised experience in an area of fieldwork under the direction of faculty; including papers, unit work samples, recorded lessons--uploaded and critiqued--all tied to coursework taken previously in the MEd Program. The student must be teaching in a traditional K-12 classroom during the semester this course is taken. Both semesters, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
Prerequisites: Ed 690.
Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Reseacher – 6th
Geoffrey Mills
Pearson
ISBN: 978-0134523057
En 101
3 Credits
Composition & Grammar
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
Prerequisites: En 095, Plmt Test, ACT 15-23 or SAT 21-29.
College Writing – 2nd ed., 2010
Horton, Ronald A.
BJU Press
ISBN: 978-1606820247
En 102
3 Credits
Composition & Rhetoric
Introduction to academic writing emphasizing argumentation, research, documentation and style; centering on the library paper. Not applicable toward a major or minor. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
Prerequisites: En 101, Plmt Test, ACT 24+, SAT 30+.
Companion to College English – 4th
Horton, Ronald A.
BJU Press, 2020
ISBN: 978-1-62856-848-6
En 103
3 Credits
Composition & Literature
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. Second semester and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - Mar. 8, 2025
Prerequisites: En 102.
A Companion to College English – 3rd
Horton, Ronald A.
BJU Press, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-60682-040-7
Readings for College English – 2nd
BJU Press
ISBN: 978-1-60682-039-1
ESS 610
3 Credits
Sport Leadership & Administration
A foundation for administration and leadership skills necessary for sport. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Sport Leadership in the 21st Century – 2015
John F. Borland, Gregory M. Kane, and Laura J. Burton
Jones and Bartlett
ISBN: 13: 9781284034158
ESS 690
3 Credits
Internship
Supervised work in a position related to coaching or sport administration. To be eligible, students must have completed all the core courses. Students must complete a total of 150 clock hours. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
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FA 125
3 Credits
Christianity & the Arts
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Next offered: Oct. 18, 2024 - Dec. 14, 2024
Art for God's Sake
Ryken
ISBN: 978-1-59638-007-3
Art & the Bible
Schaeffer
ISBN: 978-0830834013
Fin 211
3 Credits
Personal & Ministry Finance
Financial management strategies including strategies for budgeting, expense control, credit cards, home buying, car buying, insurance, and investing. Principles applied to personal, ministry, and community finance settings. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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The World's Easiest Guide to Finances – 2000
Larry Burkett
Northfield Publishing
ISBN: 1-881273-38-5
Church Finance: The Church Leader's Guide to Financial Operations – 2nd
Michael E. Batts
Christianity Today International
ISBN: 978-1-61407-922-4
FN 260
3 Credits
Nutrition
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. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Understanding Nutrition – 15th
Whitney E, Rolfes, S.
Cengage Learning
ISBN: 978-1337556231
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 201
3 Credits
United States History to 1865
A survey of American history from the colonial era through 1865 with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects. Summer only, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 1) – 9th
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 978-0-393-912630
HS 610
3 Credits
Public Health Epi & Data Analysis
An advanced knowledge of inferential and descriptive methods to analyze disease distribution and evolution in time, place, and populations. Utilizes modern statistical software to investigate associations and contrast and compare with causation. Uses case studies on current public health trends to emphasize the central role of data in public health research and practice. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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HS 614
3 Credits
Evidence-based Public Health
Discusses a systematic and critical approach to public health investigations using qualitative and quantitative methods. Equips students to identify a health problem and develop steps to define, collect, analyze, and interpret relevant data. Emphasizes techniques of knowledge dissemination and translation. Three hours.
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ME 615
3 Credits
Pedagogy Seminar
This course covers the pedagogical sequencing of technique and literature and the development of diagnostic skills and techniques for correcting common performance errors in studio and rehearsal settings. Applications are tailored to the student's teaching area of interest (instrumental, choral). Summer only, odd-numbered years, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Instrumental Score Reading Program Workbook – 1979
Grunow, R.F. & Froseth, J.O.
GIA Publications
ISBN: 9781579995799
Instrumental Score Reading Program CD – 1979
Grunow, R.F. & Froseth, J.O.
GIA Publications
ISBN: 978-1579996277
Choral Score Reading Program Workbook – 1985
Grunow, R.F. & Fargo, M.H.
GIA Publications
ISBN: 978-1579995805
Choral Score Reading Program CD – 1985
Grunow, R.F. & Fargo, M.H.
GIA Publications
Mkt 205
3 Credits
Principles of Marketing
An introduction to marketing's role of creating and capturing customer value for both consumer and business markets. Topics include customer-driven marketing strategies, product development, pricing, promotion, distribution, supply chain, competitive advantage, marketing ethics, the global marketplace and sustainable marketing. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Principles of Marketing – 17th (2018)
Philip T. Kotler and Gary Armstrong
Pearson
ISBN: 13: 9780134492513
Ph 200
3 Credits
Ideas & Their Consequences
Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance from the pre-Socratics to the 20th century. Second semester and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Themes in Western Thought – 2013 (custom)
Horton, Ronald, ed.
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 978-0-07-781903-3
Ph 200
3 Credits
Ideas & Their Consequences
Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance from the pre-Socratics to the 20th century. Second semester and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Themes in Western Thought – 2013 (custom)
Horton, Ronald, ed.
McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 978-0-07-781903-3
PrS 350
3 Credits
Ethics for the Professional
Survey of ethical constructs with an emphasis on applying biblical principles in professional contexts. Second semester, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: May. 12, 2025 - Jun. 28, 2025
Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics – 4th edition (2018)
Scott B. Rae
Zondervan
ISBN: 978-0-310-53642-0
PrS 430
3 Credits
Leadership Effectiveness
Analysis and application of the practical skills that leaders and managers need for success in work and ministry contexts. Topics include the leader's vision, communication skills, team development, and self-management. Second semester, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - Mar. 8, 2025
There is no textbook for this course.
PrS 490
3 Credits
Professional Studies Capstone
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. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
Any required reading will be determined when the student meets with his faculty advisors.
SCH 602
3 Credits
Church History
History of the professing Christian Church from the Reformation to the present. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day, Vol. 2 – Revised and Updated
Justo L. Gonzalez
HarperCollins, 2010
ISBN: 978-0061855894
Jesus in Beijing: How Christianity is Transforming China and Changing the Global Balance of Power
David Aikman
Regnery, 2006
ISBN: 9781596980259
SCM 632
3 Credits
Foundations of Biblical Counseling
Establishes a theological and practical introduction to the ministry of biblical counseling. Presents a biblical Christ-centered foundation, including the doctrines of the sufficiency of Scripture and progressive sanctification. Provides a biblical methodology for addressing counseling related problems. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry – 2016
Lambert, Heath
Zondervan
ISBN: 978-0-310-51816-7
Counseling: How to Counsel Biblically – 2005
MacArthur, John, and The Masters College Faculty
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 978-1-4185-0005-4
The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience – 2016
Pierre, Jeremy
New Growth Press
ISBN: 978-1-942572-67-1
Bob Jones University Philosophy of Biblical Counseling – 2017
BJU
SNT 681
3 Credits
New Testament Introduction
The canon and text of the New Testament: composition, authorship, date and content of each book. The course gives special attention to the current Greek text controversy. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: Jun. 30, 2025 - Aug. 16, 2025
An Introduction to the New Testament – 2nd
Carson, D. A. and Douglas J. Moo
Zondervan, 2005
ISBN: 978-0310238591
STh 635
3 Credits
Biblical Hermeneutics
A study of the principles and practices essential to biblical interpretation with an emphasis on the conservative, grammatical-historical-contextual method, presupposing the inerrancy of Scripture. Special attention will also be given to the interpretation of the various genres of Scripture including poetry, narrative, epistolary and apocalyptic literature. Three hours.
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Invitation to Biblical Interpretation: Exploring Hermeneutical Triad - History, Literature, Theology – 2011
Kostenberger, Andreas J. and Richard D. Patterson
Kregel Academic and Professional
ISBN: 9780825430473
The Climax of Biblical Prophecy: A Guide to Interpreting Revelation – 2012
Hand, Brian
Bob Jones University Press
ISBN: 9781606823880
LOGOS Bronze or better
Tec 101
3 Credits
Digital Literacy
An introductory course designed to help the student develop key computational skills for professional life. Topics include tools for basic management of digital files, internet research and online safety, exposure to intermediate skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software, and foundational data related skills (including evaluation of the quality of data, development of data summaries, and communication of data for effective decision-making). Lecture and lab. Excludes: Tec 201. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: May. 12, 2025 - Jun. 28, 2025
Prerequisites: Math ACT 18+, SAT 520+, Ma 080 or Plmt Ma 090. Corequisite: Tec 191.
From the Garden to the City – 2011
John Dyer
Kregel Publications
ISBN: 978-0-82-542668-1
Blown to Bits – 2008
Hal Abelson, Ken Ledeen, and Harry Lewis
Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 978-0-13-713559-2
Story Telling with Data
Knaflic
Tec 201
3 Credits
Digital Literacy w Intro Programming
An introductory course designed to help the student develop key computational skills for professional life. Topics include tools for basic management of digital files, internet research, exposure to digital content authoring with markdown, foundational data evaluation and visualization, and basic programming skills. Lecture and lab. Excludes: Tec 101. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Prerequisites: Math ACT 20+, SAT 550+, Ma 090 or Plmt Ma 103. Corequisite: Tec 291.
From the Garden to the City – 2011
John Dyer
Kregel Publications
ISBN: 978-0-82-542668-1
Blown to Bits – 2008
Hal Abelson, Ken Ledeen, and Harry Lewis
Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 978-0-13-713559-2
Data Visualization: A Practical Introduction
Kieran Healy
Princeton University Press
ISBN: 978-0-691-18161-5
Th 350
3 Credits
Bible Doctrines
Study of the biblical teaching concerning Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and angels (including Satan). Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life. Three hours.
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Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
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Next offered: May. 12, 2025 - Jun. 28, 2025
The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014
Paul Enns
Moody
ISBN: 978-0802411983
A Pictorial History of Our English Bible – 1982
David Beale
BJU Press
ISBN: 0890841497
Th 490
3 Credits
Themes in Theology & Apologetics
An overview of the story of Scripture, a survey of selected major doctrines and a primer in basic apologetics. Particular emphasis on understanding how to communicate the truth of the Bible to both believers and unbelievers. Three hours.
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Next offered: Mar. 7, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
The Knowledge of the Holy
A. W. Tozer
ISBN: 978-1626309906
More Than a Carpenter – 2009
Josh McDowell
Tyndale Momentum
ISBN: 978-1414326276
A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics – 2006
James Sire
IVP
ISBN: 978-0830833825
Th 499
3 Credits
Worldview & Apologetics
An analysis and defense of the biblical worldview, together with an analysis and refutation of secular and religious alternative worldviews. The course will equip students to defend the core biblical doctrines and refute spurious philosophical, historical, archeological and scientific claims against the Bible. The course presents a brief history of the apologetics discipline and important Christian thinkers. The course addresses significant historical and contemporary thinkers and their objections to biblical Christianity. Three hours.
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Prerequisites: Th 350, Ph 200.
The New Creationism: Building Scientific Theories on a Biblical Foundation – 2009
Paul Garner
Evangelical Press
Engaging Gods World: A Christian Vision of Faith, Learning, and Living – 2002
Cornelius Plantinga
Eerdmans
The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog – 6th (2020)
James Sire
InterVarsity Press
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