Elective Course Schedule

Register for an elective course

Elective courses are offered to help you meet general education program requirements and prerequisites. 

Before registering for an elective, please review the elective course policies and course descriptions.

To enroll in any course, you must be accepted into the JBU Degree Completion Program. Apply for admission, then visit with your admissions counselor about fulfilling the criteria for enrollment. 


On-Site Elective Course Schedule – Spring 2017


BBL2003 Orientation to the Bible – 3 hours

This is an introductory level course designed to give students an exposure to and appreciation of the Bible's contents, background, purpose, and relevance. 
This course may be used for Biblical studies, humanities or elective credit*.

JBU Rogers Center
Fridays, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
March 10, 17 and April 4, 14, 21, 2017
Instructor: Steve McClain
Registration deadline: February 24, 2017

Textbooks: (1) The Holy Bible, NIV; (2) Understanding the Bible, Revised Edition by R.W. Stott (ISBN 0-310-41431-8 or ISBN-13: 9780310414315), Zondervan Publishing, 1999


GSC1183 Concepts of Astronomy – 3 hours

An introduction to the basic facts of astronomy, including the history and basic assumptions of astronomy. The course takes the "regions" approach, beginning with an understanding of common phenomenon on earth and moving to the solar system, nearby star systems, the galaxy, and the universe at large. Some discussion of how concepts in modern astronomy relate to notions within the Christian faith is included.
This course may be used for natural science elective credit*.

JBU Rogers Center
Fridays, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
March 3, 17, 31 and April 14, 28, 2017
Instructor: Dr. David Cater
Registration deadline: February 17, 2017

Textbook: TBD


Check with the associate registrar if you're a current student, or your admissions counselor if you're an applicant, to verify whether a course meets your credit needs.


Register for a spring 2017 elective course


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