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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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 6

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
  • 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: 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
  • Next offered: May 14, 2018 – June 23, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 3

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

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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23
  • Next offered: January 10, 2018 – April 21, 2018
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

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
  • 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 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: August 30 – December 9
  • Register by: August 23
  • 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 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: 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
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2
  • 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
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 3

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 – December 31
  • Register by: January 3
  • 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
  • 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

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.plain 2 s24

Prerequisites: MLS 141 or placement into MLS 142.

  • 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

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

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

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.