The minor in ethics (18 units) equips students to become aware of the basis of moral thought, develop critical thinking skills related to moral evaluations, and engage in ethical behavior. 

Lower Division Requirements

 

Choose one of the following courses:

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 Park Building ONLN
CST110-A
Gill, John J
09/03/2024 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
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-F
Gill, John J
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus L243
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-G
Vera, Andres D.
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Park Building 204
CST130-E
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus V295
CST130-F
Vera, Andres D.
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus V295
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-G
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Park Building 204
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-E
Vera, Andres D.
01/13/2025 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus L243
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-B
Cate, James J.
01/13/2025 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Park Building 123
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
01/13/2025 M 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM 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

 

Choose one of the following courses:

This course introduces students to the meaning and basic categories of philosophy such as epistemology and philosophy of religion. This is accomplished through an exploration of the primary issues and central figures within the discipline. Particular relevance is given to the development of a Christian worldview and the role philosophy plays in life and culture. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHI213-B
Leonard, Matthew J
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B220
PHI213-C
Leonard, Matthew J
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B220
PHI213-A
Leonard, Matthew J
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 109
PHI213-B
Leonard, Matthew J
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building 204
PHI213-C
Leonard, Matthew J
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Park Building 204
PHI213-A
Leonard, Matthew J
09/03/2024 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall ONLN
PHI213-D
Leonard, Matthew J
09/03/2024 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall ONLN
PHI213-B
Leonard, Matthew J
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
PHI213-C
Leonard, Matthew J
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
PHI213-A
Leonard, Matthew J
01/13/2025 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Park Building ONLN
PHI213-D
Leonard, Matthew J
01/13/2025 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Park Building ONLN

This class explores the concept and reality of truth, goodness, and beauty in the world as it relates to culture, the Bible, worldviews, and human flourishing. Students will survey the concepts of truth, goodness, and beauty through history from both special and general revelation and develop a model for accurately understanding and valuing the created world. Students will develop their discernment to live the “good” life and be equipped to promote what is true, pure, lovely, and of good repute for the good of all. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
WLD181-E
Quan, Keith A.
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus U294
WLD181-D
Mosteller, Timothy
01/08/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B251
WLD181-B
Mosteller, Timothy
01/08/2024 M 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM BUS ONLN
WLD181-C
Mosteller, Timothy
01/08/2024 M 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM BUS ONLN
WLD181-A
Welbaum, Sam D.
01/08/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Health Science Campus S292
WLD181-A
Welbaum, Sam D.
07/01/2024 W 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Mission Hall 127
WLD181-C
Quan, Keith A.
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus U294
WLD181-A
Mosteller, Timothy
09/03/2024 M 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
WLD181-E
Mosteller, Timothy
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus L243
WLD181-B
Mosteller, Timothy
09/03/2024 M 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
WLD181-D
Welbaum, Sam D.
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Park Building 123
WLD181-E
Quan, Keith A.
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
WLD181-D
Mosteller, Timothy
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
WLD181-A
Welbaum, Sam D.
01/13/2025 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Park Building 204
WLD181-B
Mosteller, Timothy
01/13/2025 M 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
WLD181-C
Mosteller, Timothy
01/13/2025 M 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

 

Upper Division Requirements

 

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-C
Gonet, Christina D.
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CST370-B
Co, Adamson
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA

This course is an appraisal of the major metaethical positions within Western philosophy such as deontological, utilitarian, and virtue ethics in light of the Christian worldview for the purpose of analyzing and synthesizing theories regarding human conduct. Attention is given to major figures in the history of ethics as well as the nature of ethical language and the concept of value. Prerequisite: HON 101, PHI 213, or WLD 181. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHI323-A
Cochran, Gregory C.
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B251

This course surveys the philosophical foundations for Christian morality and addresses a variety of contemporary bioethical issues, such as cloning, human enhancement, euthanasia, and disability. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHI482-A
Mosteller, Timothy
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

 

Complete three additional units from the following:

This course focuses on the ethical and professional responsibilities of CPAs in public and private practice. Ethical reasoning, corporate governance, decision making and ethical frameworks will be examined to provide a base of understanding. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and other professional standards will be studied as they apply to the practice of accounting. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
ACC480-A
Browning, Julianna
09/03/2024 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Park Building 251

Ethics in modern society and the military, including the “Standards of Conduct” and the principles of modern war. (2 units)

This course offers extensive and topical coverage of the legal, ethical, and societal implications of information technology. Students will learn about issues such as file sharing, infringement of intellectual property, security risks, internet crime, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy, compliance, social networking, and ethics of it corporations. Students will gain an excellent foundation in ethical decision making for current and future business managers and it professionals. (3 units; Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

A traditional exploration of the field of law enforcement ethics, which broadly encompasses the history of justice and theories of morality and ethics from antiquity to the modern age. It will also cover the ethical problems unique to law enforcement such as "shoot - no shoot" scenarios, the use of force in general, racial profiling and hate crimes, opportunities for corruption in the context of the War on Drugs, and various other law enforcement issues. (3 units; Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Explores philosophical and theoretical foundations of ethics in communication and public relations. Emphasis is placed on rhetorical, cultural, interpersonal and organizational contexts of communication studies. Ethical dilemmas in communication studies and public relations are analyzed from a Christian worldview and theoretical perspective. (3 units; Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

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

This course is a study of the techniques, procedures and discipline models that can help make the difficult tasks of managing and disciplining much easier. Students will learn how to establish and maintain a classroom environment here positive behavior support is practiced. The classroom will be free from coercion and punishment. Interventions will be positive, proactive, and respectful of students. The course will also examine classroom discipline dimension: teacher responses to inappropriate behavior, the differences between emergency interventions, on-going positive behavioral support, and age-appropriate least intrusive strategies. Students will evaluate a variety of behavior management methods including functional analysis assessment. They will design their own behavior plan based on functional behavior analysis. The course will aid special education and mainstream education teachers in maximizing educational experiences for all students, including those with serious behavior disorders. Ten hours of fieldwork required. Required for both Multiple Subject and Single Subject Credentials. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. Pre- or Co- Requisite: EDU 409. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU440-D
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/03/2024 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B221
EDU440-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center
EDU440-B
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/03/2024 MWF 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
EDU440-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/03/2024 MWF 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students explore and analyze current ethical issues such as biomedical research, insurance statutes, and demand management. Students survey the extensive legal foundations of healthcare, and apply current case law to contemporary situations. Topics include legal aspects of legislation, patient rights, data security, professional liability, and labor relations. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HCA450-A
Garza, Gregory S.
01/08/2024 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
HCA450-A
Garza, Gregory S.
01/13/2025 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

The student is introduced to professional ethics in the helping professions. Class focuses on the knowledge, skills, and values essential to ethical decision-making in responsible practice. Case studies through integrated learning will be utilized for discussion, self-exploration, and skill building for problem solving of ethical issues and dilemmas. Prerequisite: HMS 100. (3 units; Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

An introduction to the ethical and legal aspects of public relations and journalism, including print, online and broadcasting. Students will gain practical insight into the field through review of real-world case studies and materials on ethics, policies and law. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
JRN320-A
Pearson, MaryAnn
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 036
JRN320-A
Singh, Sonya C
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 036
JRN320-A
Pearson, MaryAnn
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

This course evaluates the principles for practicing ethical judgments and behavior that confront those in leadership positions. Students will evaluate various ethical frameworks and survey the Bible to explore and develop principles and habits for Biblically-based leadership practices. The course will also compare Biblical principles of leadership with the contemporary literature on leadership and ethics. (3 units; Fall, odd years, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

The course is designed to explore the meaning of becoming a member of the nursing profession. The philosophical and ethical aspects of the professional role of the Registered Nurse are examined. Emphasis is placed on current issues of professionalism, legal accountability and responsibility, liability, advocacy, collaboration, and ethical responsibilities of decision making within complex healthcare systems. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (3 units; Fall/Spring; RN-BSN)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR460-B
Herrick, Dinah R.
01/08/2024 T 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 232
NUR460-A
Herrick, Dinah R.
01/08/2024 T 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 234
NUR460-C
STAFF, STAFF
10/28/2024 - Online
NUR460-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 T 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR460-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 T 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR460-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 234
NUR460-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 232

An exploration of the application of various metaethical theories to ethical questions and issues that arise in various arenas of life. The study involves both the examination of methods as well as cases. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This is an interdisciplinary course involving studies from a variety of disciplines including but not limited to: science, philosophy, religion, law, and behavioral science. We will study the science behind the human genome and stay abreast of the continuing developments within the Human Genome Project. In addition, we will study the scientific, ethical, legal and social implication of the Human Genome Project and genetic engineering in general. Lecture (3 units) and required seminar (1 unit). Previous coursework in some of the following disciplines is recommended: science, religion, philosophy, ethics, and behavioral science. Prerequisite: Sophomore status. (4 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

This course is centered around the leadership and ethics needed to build and develop professional relationships within a sport and performance psychology setting. The course examines ethical principles, professional guidelines, organizational standards and ethical codes, and leadership practices designed to help students develop ethical decision-making and behavior skills necessary to meet the appropriate standards of care in providing psychological services to enhance human performance. . Prerequisite: PSY 213. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SPP430-A
Jeyaratnam, Joshanth
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA