The philosophy minor from CBU is taught by faculty in the School of Christian Ministries and focuses on both the history of Western philosophy and the development of Christian thought.

The philosophy minor requires the completion of the following 18 units.

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 traces the development of western philosophy from the Pre-Socratic thinkers through Immanuel Kant. Emphasis is placed on both interacting with primary source material and on understanding the broad trajectory, and paradigmatic shifts, that have shaped Western thought and culture. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHI301-A
Mosteller, Timothy
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus L243

*Plus six additional units of upper division philosophy