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Graduate School of Business


BUSN 5220 Introduction to Accounting & Finance

Fundamentals of Financial Accounting with Connect, 5th edition.  Phillips, F. (2016).  New York: McGraw-Hill. Looseleaf ISBN 9781259619007.  Connect Access Card only: ISBN 978124912847.


BUSN 5100 Professional Ethics

Business Ethics, 9th edition.  Shaw, W. H. (2016).  Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.  ISBN 9781305582088

Bulls, Bears & Golden Calves: Applying Christian Ethics in Economics, 3rd edition.  Stapleford, J. E. (2015).  IVP Academic.  ISBN 9780830840724

CEV Poverty & Justice Bible, American Edition.  American Bible Society (2009).  ISBN 9781585169733


BUSN 5210 Business Statistics

Essentials of Statistics for Business & Economics, 8th edition.  Anderson, Sweeney, Williams, Camm, & Cochran (2018). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. ISBN 9781337114172


BUSN 6300 Strategy

Crafting & Executing Strategy:  The Quest for Competitive Advantage, Concepts and Cases, 21st edition, Thompson, Arthur A., Peteraf, Margaret A., Gamble, John E., and Strickland III, A. J.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill, 2014.  ISBN: 9781259732782.


ECON 5310 Managerial Economics

Managerial Economics, 12th edition, with Connect. Thomas, C. R & Maurice, S. C. (2016).  New York: McGraw-Hill.  Hardback with Connect ISBN: 9781259621765.  Loose-leaf with Connect: 9781259636271


BUSN 5000 Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior & Management, 11th edition. Konopeske, Ivancevich, & Matteson (2018).  New York: McGraw-Hill.  ISBN 9781259894534


BUSN 5350 Research Methods

Business Research Methods, 13th edition.  Cooper, D. R. & Schindler, P. S. (2010).  New York:  McGraw-Hill/Irwin.  ISBN: 9781259918933.


BUSN 5340 Human Resources

Human Resource Management Applications, 7th edition. Nkomo, S. M., Fottler, M. D. & McAfee, R. B.  (2010).  South-Western College Pub.  ISBN 9780538468077.

Human Resource Management, 12th edition.  Ivancevich, J. & Konopaske, R. (2013).  New York: McGraw-Hill.  ISBN 9780078029127.


BUSN 5380 Financial Management

Corporate Finance, 11th edition, with Connect.  Ross, Westerfield, Jordan, & Jaffe (2016).  New York: McGraw-Hill.  Hardback with Connect: ISBN 9781259621789.  Loose-leaf with Connect: ISBN 9781259724145


BUSN 5344 Strategic Human Resources

Human Resource Management: A Strategic Approach, 6th edition. Anthony, W. P., Kacmar, K. M., & Perrewe, P.  (2010).F44:F51ge.  ISBN 9781424063932.


Graduate School of Christian Ministry


TH 5300 Christian Theology

Akin, Daniel L., ed. A Theology for the Church, rev. ed. Nashville: B & H, 2014. ISBN: 978-1433682131.

Treier, Daniel J. and Walter A. Elwell, editors. Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, 3rd ed. in the Baker Reference Library. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2017. ISBN: 978-0801039461.

Stott, John R. W. Your Mind Matters: The Place of the Mind in the Christian Life. IVP Classics Series. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2007. IBSN: 0830834087.


TH 5340 Christian Apologetics

Koukl, Gregory. Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009.  ISBN: 9780310282921.

Taylor, James E. Introducing Apologetics: Cultivating Christian Commitment. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2006. ISBN: 0801027861.


CM 6390 Integration Project (August 6- December 2)

Strunk, William and E. B. White. The of Elements Style, 4th ed. New York: Longman, 2000. ISBN: 020530902X.

Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 9th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2018. ISBN-13: 978-0226494425

Vyhmeister, Nancy Jean. Your Guide to Writing Quality Research Papers: For Students of Religion and Theology, 3rd ed., Zondervan, 2014. ISBN: 0310514029.

Recommended Text

Hansen, Collin and Jeff Robinson, eds. 15 Things Seminary Couldn’t Teach Me. Wheaton: Crossway, 2018. ISBN-13: 978-1433558146


CM 5006 Angelology and Spiritual Warfare               

Arnold, Clinton. 3 Crucial Questions about Spiritual Warfare. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1997. ISBN: 978-0801057847.

Lawless, Chuck. Discipled Warriors: Growing Healthy Churches that Are Equipped for Spiritual Warfare. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2002. ISBN: 978-0825431593.

Lightner, Robert. Angels, Satan, and Demons: Invisible Beings that Inhabit the Spiritual World.         Nashville: Word, 1998. ISBN: 978-0849913716.

Moore, Russell D. Tempted and Tried: Temptation and the Triumph of Christ. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2011. ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-1580-4.

Akin, Daniel L., ed. A Theology for the Church., 2nd ed. Nashville: B & H, 2014. ISBN: 9780805426403. (For this course you will need this book for the chapter by Peter R. Schemm, Jr., “The Agents of God: Angels.” This book is also the textbook for the course Christian Theology.)


CM 5305 Personal Evangelism 

Chan, Sam. Evangelism in a Skeptical World: How to Make the Unbelievable News About Jesus More Believable. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2018.  ISBN: 978-0310534679.

Geisler, David and Norman Geisler. Conversational Evangelism: Connecting with People to Share Jesus. Eugene: Harvest House Publishers, 2014. ISBN-13: 978-0736950831.


CM 5315 Church Growth and Renewal

Hemphill, Ken. Eternal Impact: The Passion of Kingdom-Centered Communities. Nashville: B & H, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-8054-46660-9.

Hemphill, Ken and Paula Hemphill, Splash. Travelers Rest, SC: Auxano Press, 2007. ISBN: 978-1-4276-2733-9.

Hemphill, Ken. Revitalizing the Sunday Morning Dinosaur:  A Sunday School Growth Strategy

for the 21st Century. Nashville: Broadman, 1996. ISBN: 0805461744.

Hemphill, Ken and Mike James, V.E.L.C.R.O. CHURCH. Travelers Rest, SC: Auxano Press, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-578-09507-3.

Parr, Steve R. Sunday School That Really Works: A Strategy for Connecting Congregations and Communities. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2010. ISBN: 9780825435676.


DM 7000 Missions and Evangelism

McArthur, John. Evangelism: How to Share the Gospel Faithfully. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2011. ISBN: 978-1418543181

Van Rheenen, Gailyn. Missions: Biblical Foundations and Contemporary Strategies, 2nd Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2014ISBN: 9780310252375


DM 7001 Applied Ministry in Missions and Evangelism                             

Chan, Sam. Evangelism in a Skeptical World: How to Make the Unbelievable News about Jesus More Believable. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2018. ISBN: 978-0310534679.

Crossman, Eileen. Mountain Rain: The Biography of J O Fraser Pioneer Missionary to China. Littleton, CO: OMF Books, 2001. ISBN-13: 9781929122059


Graduate School of Education


EDU 5450 Issues in Professional Ethics

Ethical School Leadership Spencer Maxcy. R&L Education, 2002.

ISBN:  9780810842779


EDU 5500 History and Philosophy of Education

The History and Philosophy of Education: Voices of Educational Pioneers. Murphy, Madonna Pearson Education, 2006.

ISBN-10: 0130955507  ISBN-13: 978-0130955500


EDU 6200 Theories of Learning

Essentials of Educational Psychology: Big Ideas To Guide Effective Teaching

 5th ed. Ormrod, Jeanne Ellis. Pearson Education.2017.

ISBN-10: 0134523385  ISBN-13:9780134523385


EDU 6500 Educator as Researcher

Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher, 6th Edition. Geoffrey E. Mills. Pearson, Inc.     ISBN: 9780134523033.


EDU 5720 R2S Foundations in Reading


Reading and Writing Grade by Grade. Lauren Resnick and Sally Hampton. International Reading Association 2012. ISBN: 978-0-87207-768-3

The Literacy Jigsaw Puzzle. Beverly Tyner.  International Reading Association 2012. ISBN: 978-87207-439-2

Middle and High School

Teaching Reading in Middle School . Laura Robb.Scholastic 2000.

 ISBN: 0-590-68560-0


EDU 5740 R2S Instructional Practices

The Literacy Jigsaw Puzzle. Beverly Tyner. International Reading Association 2012. ISBN:      978-87207-439-2


EDU 5750 R2S Reading and Writing for Content Area Middle and High School Teachers

See Dr. Maryann Solesbee for text requirements.


*EDU 6250 Student Teaching

No Required Text


EDL 701 Introduction to Doctoral Studies K-12

No Required Text 


EDL 722 Accountability

Redesigning Accountability Systems for Education.  Fuhrman.  Teachers College Press.  ISBN: 978-0807744253.

School Law and the Public Schools A practical Guide for Educational Leaders (6th edition).  Essex.  Pearson.  ISBN: 978-0133905427

SC 4.0 Teacher Rubric Workbook.  SC State Department of Education. Center for Teacher Effectiveness.   * Professor will provide Link for Students to Access.


EDL 711 Introduction to Doctoral Studies Higher Ed

No Required Text


EDL 731 Law and Policy in Higher Education

Higher Education Law: Policy and Perspectives (2nd edition) Alexander & Alexander. Routledge. ISBN: 9781138671737


Graduate School of Music Education



No Required Text. Students must have an appropriate computer and recording

device in order to complete assignments.  



No Required Text.  Materials will be provided by professor.


MMED  5110  Instrument Repair:  WoodWinds     

No Required text: Materials will be provided by professor.


MMED 5210 History of Music Education


Labula and D. Smith, (1997), Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, N.J 07458,.

ISBN:  0-13-489444-8


MMED 5390 Composition

The Technique of Orchestration – Kennan/Grantham – 6th edition


MMED 5220 Current Trends in Music Education

Contemporary Music Education, 4th Ed. M.Mark and P. Madura, 2014

Schirmer, Cengage Learning.   ISBN: 11229563000

Music Education: Historical Contexts and Perspectives.  Prentice Hall, 1997.      

ISBN:   0-13-489444-8




Wade, B. C. THINKING MUSICALLY, 3RD ED.  2012, Oxford Press.

ISBN: 13 978-0199844869

Campbell, Patricia S. TEACHING MUSIC GLOBALLY, 2004,  Oxford Press.

ISBN :  13  978 -0195137804

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