Major Courses

 

Lower Division Requirements

This introductory course is a survey of the processes of adjustment, growth, learning, remembering, perception, sensation, socialization, and emotions. It is meant to better equip students to understand and articulate their own life experiences, as well as improve their understanding of the behavior of others. This course is a prerequisite to all other courses in Psychology. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PSY213-D
Handojo, Virgo
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B111
PSY213-E
Handojo, Virgo
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B111
PSY213-A
Crosby, Robert G.
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-C
Crosby, Robert G.
01/08/2024 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-B
Larsen, Anne-Marie
01/08/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-A
Longfellow, Emily M.
05/06/2024 M 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 192
PSY213-E
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Park Building 104
PSY213-B
Purrington, Susan N
09/03/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN
PSY213-A
Purrington, Susan N
09/03/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Building 36 ONLN
PSY213-D
Crosby, Robert G.
09/03/2024 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
PSY213-C
Crosby, Robert G.
09/03/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
PSY213-F
King, Autumn Pamela
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 124
PSY213-D
Handojo, Virgo
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
PSY213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA ONLN
PSY213-C
Crosby, Robert G.
01/13/2025 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA ONLN
PSY213-A
Crosby, Robert G.
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN
PSY213-E
Handojo, Virgo
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
PSY213-A
Frederick, Thomas Vincent
05/05/2025 M 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

Choose one (1) of the following courses:

A general introduction to the scientific study of human behavior in social settings. It includes major theories of human behavior in terms of culture, socialization, primary groups, stratification and social class, population, family, religion, and social change. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SOC213-C
Wallace, Douglas S
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B219
SOC213-B
Mshigeni, Deogratius
01/08/2024 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex ONLN
SOC213-A
Thai, Yvonne
01/08/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
SOC213-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
07/01/2024 W 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 190
SOC213-A
Mshigeni, Deogratius
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus T293
SOC213-B
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/03/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
SOC213-C
Wallace, Douglas S
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B218
SOC213-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
SOC213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
06/30/2025 W 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

A general survey of Cultural Anthropology from a behavioral, cognitive, and material perspective and viewed as a social science, focuses on cultural factors that affect human behavior, including a brief overview of the four major fields of anthropology. Topics include cultural change, language, family, religious practices, economic subsistence patterns, and political power systems. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ANT225-C
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus L243
ANT225-B
Sandoval Simon, Keren
01/08/2024 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 204
ANT225-A
Sandoval Simon, Keren
01/08/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS ONLN
ANT225-A
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
05/06/2024 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 190
ANT225-C
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 109
ANT225-A
Sandoval Simon, Keren
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Park Building 123
ANT225-B
Sandoval Simon, Keren
09/03/2024 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Park Building 125
ANT225-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Park Building 203
ANT225-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus L243
ANT225-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Park Building 123
ANT225-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

 

Methodology Requirements

In this course, students learn to write formal manuscripts using APA style. They also learn to read, understand, and critically evaluate behavioral science research as presented in academic journals and conferences. Learners in this course build foundational skills needed to succeed in their future courses. (3 units; Fall, Spring, Summer, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BEH250-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 191
BEH250-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
01/08/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
BEH250-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus T293
BEH250-D
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Park Building 251
BEH250-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus L246
BEH250-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM The Village at CBU 100

This course provides a comprehensive overview of both quantitative and qualitative research methods used in behavioral science research, along with an understanding of the ethical considerations and other challenges involved in good research design. Additional topics include measurement, sampling, and qualitative and quantitative data analysis. Prerequisite: BEH 250. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BEH290-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B221
BEH290-C
Leach, Catherine M.
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 192
BEH290-A
Mun, Sophia S.
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B259
BEH290-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM The Village at CBU 300
BEH290-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
BEH290-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
BEH290-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

This course examines the basic models of integrating the Christian faith and modern behavioral sciences, including the development of Biblical examples of worldview and epistemology. Emphasis is placed upon the student's development of a personal theory of integration. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BEH333-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 204
BEH333-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Park Building 203
BEH333-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus S292

This course introduces the various quantitative and qualitative methodologies utilized in behavioral science research. Also included are the collection, treatment, and interpretation of data in research and testing using a statistical analysis application. Prerequisites: BEH 290, and either MAT 115 or STA 144. Lecture: 3 hours. Lab: 3 hours. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BEH383-A
McIntosh, Erica A.
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
BEH383-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B114
BEH383-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-B
Mun, Sophia S.
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B114

This course presents some of the more complex quantitative and qualitative methodologies utilized in behavioral science research. It builds on the various concepts of quantitative research, qualitative research, data collection, analysis, and interpretation introduced in previous courses. This course continues the development of student proficiency with basic and intermediate functions of a statistical analysis application. Prerequisite: BEH 383. Three hours lecture, three hours lab. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BEH385-B
Mun, Sophia S.
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B114
BEH385-C
Mun, Sophia S.
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B114
BEH385-A
Mun, Sophia S.
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B113
BEH385-C
Mun, Sophia S.
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B113
BEH385-A
Mun, Sophia S.
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B113
BEH385-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B114
BEH385-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Park Building 209
BEH385-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B114

 

Upper Division Requirements

A general survey of Physical Anthropology, including evolutionary theory, the primate fossil record, primatology, human variability, and genetics. The history, methods, and theories of archaeology are also considered - covering all eras of the human past, from prehistoric to modern times. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ANT325-A
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus A015
ANT325-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

This course explores the nature of globalization from multiple perspectives, but especially as evidenced in increasingly dynamic national and ethnic identities, (im)migration, economic disparity, and social systems. Students consider how various cultural elements (including gender ideologies, family systems, religious practices, and economic and political traditions) have been affected as a result of globalization. Using comparative methods alongside anthropological and historical theories, students engage in an interdisciplinary approach to understanding globalization. (3 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ANT360-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM The Village at CBU 100
ANT360-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

This course focuses on the interaction between personal patterns of behavior and social influences, paying particular attention to media influence and a history of social and psychological perspectives. Students will consider the dynamic between environment and heredity (nature/nurture) as they explore several facets of human behavior. Prerequisite: ANT 225 or BEH 100. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ANT430-A
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
09/03/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA ONLN

This course examines the relationship between human development as it is understood within the Behavioral Sciences and Discipleship as formation, transformation, and reformation within the Judeo-Christian theologies. The content draws on comparisons between Behavioral Science theories of lifespan in comparison with Theological perspectives on learning and maturity in relationship to mental and spiritual health. It further examines development as a biological, cognitive, relational, and spiritual process that moves toward maturity and wisdom in the context of life and life-to-life family, congregation and peer relationships. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CBS350-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 192
CBS350-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

The course addresses principles of psychological development across time and culture. Students will understand universal stages of human development, influences on individual differences and the impact of nature and nurture. The course views human development as a unit of interrelated parts, concentrating on the relationships between the mind, body, and the socio-cultural context. Specific consideration is given to issues of integration, culture, and Biblical worldview. Prerequisite: PSY 213. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PSY320-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B111
PSY320-A
Handojo, Virgo
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B111
PSY320-B
Freeman, Laura K
09/03/2024 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY320-A
Freeman, Laura K
09/03/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Building 36 ONLN
PSY320-A
Handojo, Virgo
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
PSY320-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

This course is a survey of theories of personality emphasizing various viewpoints, unique theoretical perspectives, functions, and development of basic attitudes and belief systems that influence behavior throughout the life span. The course equips students to actively integrate faith (i.e., biblical principles) with the theories discussed. Prerequisite: PSY 213. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PSY322-A
Purrington, Susan N
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B114
PSY322-B
Purrington, Susan N
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B114
PSY322-B
Handojo, Virgo
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus T293
PSY322-A
Handojo, Virgo
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B112
PSY322-B
Purrington, Susan N
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
PSY322-A
Purrington, Susan N
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

Study of the dynamics, cultural implications and prevention of abnormal behavior including neuroses, psychoses, character disorders, psychosomatic reactions and other abnormal personality patterns. Textual and lecture attention will be given to the impact of the environment and oppressed populations in relation to abnormal behavior. Prerequisite: PSY 213. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PSY346-B
Larsen, Anne-Marie
01/08/2024 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 202
PSY346-A
Larsen, Anne-Marie
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 204
PSY346-A
Regueiro, Veronica
09/03/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
PSY346-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Park Building 202
PSY346-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus V295
PSY346-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus V295

A study of the nature and meaning of social problems and deviant behavior in American Society. The incidence and characteristics of selected social problems of major public interest will be explored. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SOC335-A
Mshigeni, Deogratius
01/08/2024 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex ONLN
SOC335-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

This course will focus on the sociological approach to the ascribed statuses of race, class, and gender in American Society. Also explores how these social concepts are perceived, reinforced, and altered through social institutions, social interaction, media influence, and the dynamics of social change. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SOC345-A
Mitchell, Yakiciwey E.
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus U294
SOC345-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

Choose one (1) of the following courses: 

This course addresses anthropological theory in a historical context and explores how the discipline has developed over time. Theories of culture are the main focus, though archeological, physical, and linguistic anthropological theories are discussed. Approaches to understanding human behavior from cognitive, material, and behavioral approaches are central. Prerequisite: ANT 225. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course introduces classical and contemporary sociological theories to examine the fundamental forces that influence human interactions in daily living. Specific emphasis is given to the relationships between social institutions, social and economic power, socially constructed reality, and cultural effects on individual identity, expression, and opportunities in society. Recognition of the differences between the secular patterns of norms and behaviors are paralleled with faith integration on constructs of beliefs and behaviors. Prerequisite: SOC 213. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SOC381-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/03/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

Choose one (1) of the following courses: 

A practical application of field experience for students in community or campus responsibilities for the Anthropology, Behavioral Science, Psychology, or Sociology majors in a field placement under professional supervision. Pass/Fail. Fieldwork: 120 hours. Additional exam fee (TRAD only). Prerequisite: ANT 225, PSY 213, or SOC 213 and permission of the Dean. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BEH440-IN
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/08/2024 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor ONLN
BEH440-IN
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor ONLN
BEH440-IN
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor ONLN

This course provides students the opportunity to integrate and demonstrate learning from their major, evaluate their own strengths/weaknesses and demonstrate an understanding of the integration of a Christian worldview and their major field of study. Students will evaluate their personal goals, calling and purpose as well as develop skills to move toward successful and fruitful participation in multiple levels of community, including graduate school and careers. Prerequisite: Senior status. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BEH480-A
Wallace, Douglas S
01/08/2024 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
BEH480-A
Wallace, Douglas S
09/03/2024 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
BEH480-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA ONLN

 

Optional Concentrations* (12 units)

 

Students can earn an optional concentration in one of the following areas:  

  • Forensic Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Life Span Development
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Social Work
  • Sports Psychology

*Each optional concentration requires the completion of a minimum of twelve (12) distinct units beyond the major.

See the current catalog for more information.