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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: ACT score 22, SAT score 1100 or Ac 1.

  • Dates: August 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 6

BG 101: Elementary Greek I 3 credits

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

  • Dates: August 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20

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 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: January 7, 2019 – April 20, 2019
  • 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 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: January 7, 2019 – April 20, 2019
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

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 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

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.

Prerequisites: Ma ACT 20+, SAT 55+, Ma 090 or Ma 10.

  • Dates: August 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

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, or Writing SAT score 21 to 29. Not open to those with English ACT score above 25, or Writing SAT score above 29. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

Prerequisites: En 095, Plmt Test, ACT 15-25 or SAT.

  • Dates: August 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: January 7, 2019 – April 20, 2019

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, Plmt Test, ACT 26+, SAT 30+.

  • Dates: August 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: January 7, 2019 – April 20, 2019

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 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: January 7, 2019 – April 20, 2019

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: August 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20

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 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20

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 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: January 7, 2019 – April 20, 2019

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 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: January 7, 2019 – April 20, 2019

Hi 201: United States History to 1865 3 credits

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

  • Dates: August 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

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: Ma ACT 20-25, SAT 550-630, Ma 090, M.

  • Dates: August 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20

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 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – August 3, 2019
  • 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 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: June 24, 2019 – August 3, 2019

SSP 207: National Government 3 credits

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

  • Dates: August 27 – December 8
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

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 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: June 24, 2019 – August 3, 2019

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: January 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

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 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

BG 102: Elementary Greek II 3 credits

Reinforcement and development in the basic principles of Greek grammar and syntax.

Prerequisite: BG 101.

  • Dates: January 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31

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 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

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 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

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: Ma ACT 20+, SAT 55+, Ma 090 or Ma 10.

  • Dates: January 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: June 24, 2019 – August 3, 2019
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

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, or Writing SAT score 21 to 29. Not open to those with English ACT score above 25, or Writing SAT score above 29. Not applicable toward a major or minor.

Prerequisites: En 095, Plmt Test, ACT 15-25 or SAT.

  • Dates: January 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

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, Plmt Test, ACT 26+, SAT 30+.

  • Dates: January 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: June 24, 2019 – August 3, 2019

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 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

En 202: British Literature to 1688 3 credits

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

Prerequisite: En 103.

  • Dates: January 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: June 24, 2019 – August 3, 2019

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 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

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 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

Hi 202: United States History from 1865 to the Present 3 credits

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

  • Dates: January 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: June 24, 2019 – August 3, 2019

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 ACT 26-30, SAT 640-720, Ma 103, M.

  • Dates: January 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31

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: January 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: June 24, 2019 – August 3, 2019

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 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – August 3, 2019

Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought 3 credits

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

  • Dates: January 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

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 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: May 13, 2019 – June 22, 2019

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: January 7 – April 20
  • Register by: December 31
  • Next offered: June 24, 2019 – August 3, 2019

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 100-level courses?

High school students interested in taking a 100-level English class (for example, 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.