Lower Division Requirements

 

A survey of the books of the Old Testament and their theological contribution to the overall storyline of the Bible. Attention is also given to the historical and cultural context of ancient Israel. Fulfills general education requirement for non-Christian Studies majors. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CST110-I
Gill, John J
01/08/2024 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Building 36 ONLN
CST110-J
Gill, John J
01/08/2024 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Building 36 ONLN
CST110-A
Gill, John J
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Building 36 36A2
CST110-G
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B252
CST110-F
Welbaum, Sam D.
01/08/2024 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Mission Hall 124
CST110-B
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 125
CST110-C
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 125
CST110-D
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 125
CST110-I
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA ONLN
CST110-A
Gill, John J
09/03/2024 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
CST110-F
Gill, John J
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus L243
CST110-G
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
09/03/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Health Science Campus V295
CST110-D
Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus S292
CST110-H
Gill, John J
09/03/2024 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
CST110-E
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 M 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM Mission Hall 109
CST110-B
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Park Building 124
CST110-C
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Park Building 124
CST110-E
Co, Adamson
01/13/2025 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM TBA
CST110-G
Gill, John J
01/13/2025 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
CST110-A
Gill, John J
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus V295
CST110-F
Gill, John J
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus V295
CST110-B
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Park Building 125
CST110-C
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Park Building 125
CST110-D
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building 125

A survey of the books of the New Testament and their contributions to the overall storyline of the Bible. Special attention is given to the life of Jesus and the development of the early church in their historical, cultural, and theological settings. Fulfills general education requirement for non-Christian Studies majors. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CST130-H
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B252
CST130-I
Tung, Brian H.
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus P280
CST130-J
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
01/08/2024 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
CST130-F
Vera, Andres D.
01/08/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus S292
CST130-E
Vera, Andres D.
01/08/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus S292
CST130-B
Cate, James J.
01/08/2024 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 123
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
04/19/2024 M 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM BUS 123
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 123
CST130-F
Vera, Andres D.
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus V295
CST130-E
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus V295
CST130-G
Vera, Andres D.
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Park Building 204
CST130-H
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus V295
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Park Building 123
CST130-D
Cate, James J.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Park Building 123
CST130-B
Cate, James J.
09/03/2024 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Park Building 124
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
09/03/2024 M 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM Park Building 124
CST130-E
Vera, Andres D.
01/13/2025 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus L243
CST130-G
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Park Building 204
CST130-H
Tung, Brian H.
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus S292
CST130-D
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
01/13/2025 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
CST130-F
Vera, Andres D.
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Park Building 204
CST130-I
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Park Building 204
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
01/13/2025 M 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM Park Building 123
CST130-B
Cate, James J.
01/13/2025 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Park Building 123
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Park Building 123
CST130-A
Tung, Brian H.
05/05/2025 W 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

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 TBA
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-A
Crosby, Robert G.
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN
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-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 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
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Park Building 123
ANT225-B
STAFF, STAFF
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

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 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-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

 

Upper Division Requirements

 

Upper Division Introduction Requirements

This course examines an anthropological approach to religion and magic, and its relationship to symbolism, myths, sacred spaces, and rituals. This course investigates anthropological theories of religion providing a multicultural analysis of numerous forms of religious expression. Additionally, this course will examine the subject of “religion” as it intersects with economics, politics, gender, secularism, and post-colonialism. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ANT460-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus R291

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

A historical and theoretical consideration of interpretative methodology as illustrated by and applied to selected texts from various portions of the biblical materials. Core requirement for Christian Studies majors and minors. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CST350-C
Wilson, Danny K.
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center ONLN
CST350-B
Wilson, Danny K.
01/08/2024 MF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center ONLN
CST350-A
Wilson, Danny K.
01/08/2024 MF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CST350-B
Wilson, Danny K.
09/03/2024 MF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
CST350-C
Wilson, Danny K.
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
CST350-A
Wilson, Danny K.
09/03/2024 MF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Park Building 104
CST350-A
Wilson, Danny K.
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
CST350-B
Wilson, Danny K.
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
CST350-C
Wilson, Danny K.
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

An exploration of the biblical truths of Scripture, God, humanity, sin, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the Christian life, the church, and the life to come. Students will examine each major doctrine and understand its place in the biblical story. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B259
CST370-C
Gonet, Christina D.
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B218
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B112
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
CST370-B
Co, Adamson
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
CST370-C
Gonet, Christina D.
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

Choose one (1) of the following:

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

 

Upper Division Christian Behavioral Science Requirements 

A comparison of Marriage and Family systems in Biblical and American cultural perspectives. The course will contrast and compare the foundations of marriage in Western Culture and the Judeo-Christian worldview. Family roles and relational development will also be addressed. Marital adjustment including finances, marital sexuality, communication and parenting will be presented from a Biblical approach. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CBS303-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
09/03/2024 T 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM TBA

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

An in-depth seminar on a selected topic within the Christian Behavioral Science. The course will introduce students to the historical and contemporary literature and issues related to the selected topic as well as encourage critical thinking. Specifically, consideration will be given to the differences between a secular and biblical view of the selected topic. Course is repeatable for credit with a change in topic. (1-3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CBS400-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B219
CBS400-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

An overview of Christian congregation and community from theological and behavioral science perspectives. Subjects include the function and purpose of Christian Institutions including the household and congregation as a place of discipleship, worship, fellowship and relational reconciliation. Secondary institutions will include Christian media, economics, law and education. The impact of the shift from Christian nationalism to post-Christian America will be addressed. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CBS403-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
09/03/2024 Th 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM Health Science Campus S292

A comprehensive examination of the principles for living found in the Biblical Wisdom literature. The principles will be applied to several areas of human behavior including personality development, abnormality and mental health, cognition, emotions, marriage and family life, authority, work, financial management, and citizenship. The implications for personal choices, parenting, counseling, teaching and ministry will be thoroughly considered. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CBS415-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA

Examination of the behavioral, cognitive, and affective implications of specific doctrinal beliefs. Systematic theology is interpreted as a basis for understanding human behavior. Subjects include bibliology (Bible), theology (God), soteriology (salvation), hamartiology (sin), ecclesiology (church), and anthropology (man), with particular attention to application in Christian education and counseling. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CBS420-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/08/2024 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 192
CBS420-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

An examination of current Christian-oriented counseling approaches toward the development of a personal integrated model of counseling that is distinctly Christian. The models will be considered in light of the essentials of a biblical theology of counseling. Further attention will be given to understanding the differences between clinical and congregational approaches to counseling. Prerequisite: BEH 333. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CBS423-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 106
CBS423-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

 

Upper Division Elective Requirement

Complete three (3) units from the following:

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

A survey of the development of the Christian church from the close of the New Testament period to the present time, with special attention to the origin of various denominations. Core requirement for Christian Studies majors and minors. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CST360-A
Chute, Anthony L.
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A111
CST360-A
Chute, Anthony L.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Park Building 125
CST360-A
Chute, Anthony L.
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A111

This course will explore perennial social ethics issues as they relate to Christian faith and life. Topics include key social problems, the Church's historical responses to those issues, and the biblical teachings with regard to core Christian doctrines (e.g., creation, fall, redemption, image of God, neighbor love). Standard models of Christian engagement in society with respect to the individual believer, the local church, and the global Christian Church will also be considered. Prerequisite: 3 units of Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

 

Optional Concentrations* (12-15 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 12 distinct units beyond the major.

Please see the current catalog for more information.