The psychology minor from CBU introduces students to the study of human relationships, behavior and the mind. Expert Christian professors will offer connections between psychology and biblical truth.

The psychology minor requires the completion of the following 21 units.

General Prerequisite

 

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-C
Crosby, Robert G.
01/08/2024 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-A
Crosby, Robert G.
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-B
Larsen, Anne-Marie
01/08/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-A
Frederick, Thomas Vincent
05/06/2024 M 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 190
PSY213-E
Larsen, Anne-Marie
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
PSY213-A
Purrington, Susan N
09/03/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA 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-B
Purrington, Susan N
09/03/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN

Upper Division Requirements

 

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 TBA ONLN
PSY320-A
Freeman, Laura K
09/03/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA ONLN

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 TBA
PSY322-B
Handojo, Virgo
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

This course is an introduction to the capacity, limitations, and complexities of the human brain and its relationship to the neural and endocrine processes underlying brain function and behavior. Prerequisite: PSY 213. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PSY473-B
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B112
PSY473-A
Deulen, Angela A.
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY473-A
Deulen, Angela A.
09/03/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN

*Plus, 12 additional units of upper division psychology

**Minor students may use elective units toward a departmental concentration.