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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.

Prerequisite: Ac 203.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 3

BA 109: Business Spreadsheet Analysis 3 credits

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.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: May 14, 2018 – June 23, 2018

BG 101: Elementary Greek I 3 credits

Introduction to the phonology, vocabulary, grammar and syntax of biblical Greek.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3

Bi 105: Old Testament Messages 1 credit

A study of the unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the Pentateuch and the history, poetry and prophecy books of the Old Testament. Emphases include creation, the relationship of the legal material to Christians and the practical application of the messages of these 39 books to the Christian life.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: May 14, 2018 – June 23, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

Bi 109: New Testament Messages 1 credit

The unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the New Testament books, with continued emphasis on the practical application of the central themes of the inspired writers to the Christian life.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: May 14, 2018 – June 23, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

CpS 105: Computer Science Foundations 3 credits

This course provides a broad exposure to the field of computer science. It emphasizes the development of computational thinking and problem solving skills, and an understanding of the societal and spiritual impact of computer programming and innovations. Students will write a paper expressing a biblical philosophy of technology; simulate a simple computer; design a web page; perform data analysis; and write, test, and debug a sequence of instructions. Not applicable toward a Computer Science or Information Technology minor.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: May 14, 2018 – June 23, 2018

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 25. Not open to those with English ACT score above 25. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

Prerequisites: En 090, Placement Test or ACT 15-25.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: May 14, 2018 – June 23, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 1

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.

Prerequisites: En 101, Placement Test or ACT 26+.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 3

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.

Prerequisite: En 102.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: May 14, 2018 – June 23, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

Hi 101: History of Civilization c. 3500 BC to AD 1650 3 credits

A survey of ancient, medieval and modern history, from the advent of written records to AD 1650. Emphasis on the Western World, with appropriate coverage of non-Western cultures. An integrated study of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and aesthetic aspects of culture in historical context.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: May 14, 2018 – June 23, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 6
  • Information for High School Students: Recommended only for students who have received an ACT score of 23 or above in the Reading or English subjects.
  • Note: The print textbook for this course is available only through the BJU Campus Store.

Hi 102: History of Civilization since 1650 3 credits

A survey of early modern and modern history from AD 1650 to the present. Emphasis on Western World with appropriate emphasis on non-Western cultures and their contributions as well as African-American and women's studies. An integrated study of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and aesthetic aspects of culture.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: May 14, 2018 – June 23, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 6
  • Information for High School Students: Recommended only for students who have received an ACT score of 23 or above in the Reading or English subjects.
  • Note: The print textbook for this course is available only through the BJU Campus Store.

Hi 202: United States History since 1865 3 credits

Political, economic, intellectual and military development of the United States from the post-Reconstruction era to the present. Appropriate emphasis on ethnic and women's studies. The growth of the United States to its position as a 21st century world power.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 6

Ma 105: Trigonometry 3 credits

A review of the exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities/equations and applications, as well as an introduction to sequences and series. Suggested calculator: TI 83, 84, Nspire, 89, or Nspire CAS. Not applicable toward an Actuarial Science or Mathematics major or minor.

Prerequisites: Math ACT 26-30, Ma 103 or Math plcmt.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 5

MLS 141: Elementary Spanish I 3 credits

The fundamentals of oral and written communication skills in Spanish. Not applicable toward a Spanish major or minor and Spanish Education major.

Prerequisites: Placement into MLS 141.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: May 14, 2018 – August 4, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

MLS 142: Elementary Spanish II 3 credits

The fundamentals of grammar for oral and written communication continued. Not applicable toward a Spanish major or minor and Spanish Education major.

Prerequisites: MLS 141 or placement into MLS 142.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought 3 credits

Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance in Western thought from Socrates onward.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: May 14, 2018 – June 23, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

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: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: January 3
  • Next offered: May 14, 2018 – June 23, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 3

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.

Prerequisites: Composite ACT score of 22.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7

Ar 130: Foundations of Art & Design 2 credits

Introduction to aesthetic theories, principles and elements of composition, and a survey of media for the student of visual arts, the art and design major, or art-makers. Attention will be given to developing sound biblical attitudes toward art evaluation and production.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7

BA 109: Business Spreadsheet Analysis 3 credits

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.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018

Bi 105: Old Testament Messages 1 credit

A study of the unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the Pentateuch and the history, poetry and prophecy books of the Old Testament. Emphases include creation, the relationship of the legal material to Christians and the practical application of the messages of these 39 books to the Christian life.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018

Bi 109: New Testament Messages 1 credit

The unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the New Testament books, with continued emphasis on the practical application of the central themes of the inspired writers to the Christian life.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018

Bi 230: Hermeneutics 3 credits

A study of the principles of Bible interpretation, including the history of interpretation; historical, grammatical, literary, theological interpretation; issues related to the various kinds of biblical material (narrative, wisdom, prophetic, didactic); figures of speech, types, etc.; Covenant Theology and Dispensational Theology. Resident schedule includes corequisite lecture class.

Prerequisites: Bi 109, Bi 105.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018

CpS 105: Computer Science Foundations 3 credits

This course provides a broad exposure to the field of computer science. It emphasizes the development of computational thinking and problem solving skills, and an understanding of the societal and spiritual impact of computer programming and innovations. Students will write a paper expressing a biblical philosophy of technology; simulate a simple computer; design a web page; perform data analysis; and write, test, and debug a sequence of instructions. Not applicable toward a Computer Science or Information Technology minor.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7

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 25. Not open to those with English ACT score above 25. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

Prerequisites: En 090, Placement Test or ACT 15-25.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7

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.

Prerequisite: En 102.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018

En 205: American Literature 1607-1865 3 credits

A historical and critical survey of American literature from colonial times to 1865.

Prerequisite: En 103.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7

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.

Prerequisites: BA 101 or Ac 103 or Ac 203.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7

Hi 101: History of Civilization c. 3500 BC to AD 1650 3 credits

A survey of ancient, medieval and modern history, from the advent of written records to AD 1650. Emphasis on the Western World, with appropriate coverage of non-Western cultures. An integrated study of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and aesthetic aspects of culture in historical context.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018

Hi 102: History of Civilization since 1650 3 credits

A survey of early modern and modern history from AD 1650 to the present. Emphasis on Western World with appropriate emphasis on non-Western cultures and their contributions as well as African-American and women's studies. An integrated study of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and aesthetic aspects of culture.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018

Hi 201: United States History to 1865 3 credits

The formation of the United States from earliest settlement, through separation from England to the establishment of a Republic; origins and adoption of the Constitution and its subsequent interpretation; political, economic and intellectual development, sectional and ethnic differences. Civil War and Reconstruction to 1865.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7

Ma 103: College Algebra 3 credits

Review of elementary algebra. Stress on the concept of relation and function, algebraic functions and their graphs. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

Prerequisites: Math ACT 20-25, Ma 090 or Ma 103 plc.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7

MLS 141: Elementary Spanish I 3 credits

The fundamentals of oral and written communication skills in Spanish. Not applicable toward a Spanish major or minor and Spanish Education major.

Prerequisites: Placement into MLS 141.

  • Dates: May 14 – August 4
  • Register by: May 7

Mu 225: Appreciation of Music 2 credits

Provides the necessary background for the appreciation of music by a general survey of aesthetic and formalistic principles in music and their sociological and historical implications. Guided listening. Not applicable toward major or minor.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7

Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought 3 credits

Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance in Western thought from Socrates onward.

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018

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: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7
  • Next offered: June 25, 2018 – August 4, 2018

SSP 207: National Government 3 credits

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

  • Dates: May 14 – June 23
  • Register by: May 7

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.

Prerequisite: Ac 203.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

Ar 225: Appreciation of Art 2 credits

A survey of the field of art designed to give the student an intelligent appreciation of creative work. Art in the home and community, painting, sculpture, architecture, and art for industry. Not applicable toward a major.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

BA 109: Business Spreadsheet Analysis 3 credits

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.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

Bi 105: Old Testament Messages 1 credit

A study of the unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the Pentateuch and the history, poetry and prophecy books of the Old Testament. Emphases include creation, the relationship of the legal material to Christians and the practical application of the messages of these 39 books to the Christian life.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

Bi 109: New Testament Messages 1 credit

The unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the New Testament books, with continued emphasis on the practical application of the central themes of the inspired writers to the Christian life.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

Bi 230: Hermeneutics 3 credits

A study of the principles of Bible interpretation, including the history of interpretation; historical, grammatical, literary, theological interpretation; issues related to the various kinds of biblical material (narrative, wisdom, prophetic, didactic); figures of speech, types, etc.; Covenant Theology and Dispensational Theology. Resident schedule includes corequisite lecture class.

Prerequisites: Bi 109, Bi 105.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

CpS 109: Introduction to Computer Programming 3 credits

An introduction to programming using a high-level language. An emphasis on problem solving with structured techniques and use of objects. Development of problem-solving skills through programming exercises. Not applicable toward a Computer Science major or minor. Lecture and lab.

Prerequisites: Math ACT 20, Ma 090 or Ma 103 plcmt.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

Ed 201: Theories of Teaching & Learning 3 credits

Psychology as applied to education: original tendencies; laws of learning; amount, rate, limit, conditions, spread and permanence of improvement; mental work and fatigue; research; and individual differences. Sequential and incremental formal, structured clinical experiences in a school setting are included as part of this course. Lecture and field experience.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

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.

Prerequisites: En 101, Placement Test or ACT 26+.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

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.

Prerequisite: En 102.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

En 202: British Literature to 1688 3 credits

A historical and critical survey of British literature from Beowulf to 1688.

Prerequisite: En 103.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

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: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

Hi 101: History of Civilization c. 3500 BC to AD 1650 3 credits

A survey of ancient, medieval and modern history, from the advent of written records to AD 1650. Emphasis on the Western World, with appropriate coverage of non-Western cultures. An integrated study of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and aesthetic aspects of culture in historical context.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

Hi 102: History of Civilization since 1650 3 credits

A survey of early modern and modern history from AD 1650 to the present. Emphasis on Western World with appropriate emphasis on non-Western cultures and their contributions as well as African-American and women's studies. An integrated study of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and aesthetic aspects of culture.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

Hi 202: United States History since 1865 3 credits

Political, economic, intellectual and military development of the United States from the post-Reconstruction era to the present. Appropriate emphasis on ethnic and women's studies. The growth of the United States to its position as a 21st century world power.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

Ma 105: Trigonometry 3 credits

A review of the exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities/equations and applications, as well as an introduction to sequences and series. Suggested calculator: TI 83, 84, Nspire, 89, or Nspire CAS. Not applicable toward an Actuarial Science or Mathematics major or minor.

Prerequisites: Math ACT 26-30, Ma 103 or Math plcmt.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

Mkt 205: Principles of Marketing 3 credits

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.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought 3 credits

Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance in Western thought from Socrates onward.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

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: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

SSS 200: Introduction to World Cultures 3 credits

An interdisciplinary approach to understanding cultural diversity and universals, and human-environment interaction using insights from the social sciences of anthropology and geography.

  • Dates: June 25 – August 4
  • Register by: June 18

Courses for high school juniors and seniors

Are you interested in taking online classes for college credit? View our list of college courses for high school students. If you would like to take courses in residence, we offer a number of courses on our campus in Greenville, S.C. Contact our Admission office to learn more.

Taking English or math 100-level courses?

High school students interested in taking a 100-level Math or English class (for example, Ma 101, Ma 102, En 102) should send their ACT scores to Admission prior to registering. BJU requires these scores to ensure that each of our students is placed into the appropriate class and given the best opportunity to succeed. If an ACT score is not available, a placement test should be completed. Please contact Distance Learning to schedule a placement test.