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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 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: August 30, 2017 – December 9, 2017
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 6

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 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 5

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 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: June 26, 2017 – August 5, 2017
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2
  • Additional Course Information: You must use a PC for this course. Using a Mac computer will not allow you to do what is expected of you.

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 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: August 30, 2017 – December 9, 2017
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

Bi 230: Hermeneutics 2 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 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: August 30, 2017 – December 9, 2017
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 3

En 101: Composition & Grammar 3 credits

Review of sentence structure, punctuation, spelling, 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 100, Placement Test or ACT 15-25.

  • Dates: May 15 – August 5
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: August 30, 2017 – December 9, 2017
  • 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: May 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: June 26, 2017 – August 5, 2017
  • 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: May 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: June 26, 2017 – August 5, 2017
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

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 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

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 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • 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: May 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: June 26, 2017 – August 5, 2017
  • 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: May 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: June 26, 2017 – August 5, 2017
  • 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 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 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8

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 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • 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: May 15 – August 5
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: August 30, 2017 – December 9, 2017
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

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 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: June 26, 2017 – August 5, 2017
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 3

Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought 3 credits

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

  • Dates: May 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: June 26, 2017 – August 5, 2017
  • 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: May 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: June 26, 2017 – August 5, 2017
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

SSP 207: National Government 3 credits

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

  • Dates: May 15 – June 24
  • Register by: May 8
  • Next offered: August 30, 2017 – December 9, 2017

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 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 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: June 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2
  • Additional Course Information: You must use a PC for this course. Using a Mac computer will not allow you to do what is expected of you.

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 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19
  • Next offered: August 30, 2017 – December 9, 2017
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 3

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 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 5

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 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19
  • Next offered: August 30, 2017 – December 9, 2017
  • 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: June 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19
  • Next offered: August 30, 2017 – December 9, 2017
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

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 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19

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 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19
  • Next offered: August 30, 2017 – December 9, 2017
  • 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: June 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 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: June 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19

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: June 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19
  • Next offered: August 30, 2017 – December 9, 2017
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 3

Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought 3 credits

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

  • Dates: June 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

Ps 200: General Psychology 3 credits

The fundamental conditions and facts of thought and behavior, including the physiological basis of behavior, personality, emotions, feelings, sensations, learning, habit formation, memory and perception.

  • Dates: June 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

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 26 – August 5
  • Register by: June 19
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23

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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23

En 101: Composition & Grammar 3 credits

Review of sentence structure, punctuation, spelling, 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 100, Placement Test or ACT 15-25.

  • Dates: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 2018

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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 2018

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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 2018

FA 125: Introduction to the Arts 1 credit

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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23

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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23

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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 2018
  • Note: Open to student not continuing in MLS 142 next semester.

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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23

SSP 207: National Government 3 credits

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

  • Dates: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23

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

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

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

Com 101: Fundamentals of Speech 3 credits

The basic principles of public speaking with special emphasis on platform techniques and a study of the different types of speech. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

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

En 101: Composition & Grammar 3 credits

Review of sentence structure, punctuation, spelling, 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 100, Placement Test or ACT 15-25.

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

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

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

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

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: Ma 103, ACT 26-30, or Math Placement.

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

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

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

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 your admission counselor to schedule a placement test.