Courses

 

Major Courses

 

Lower Division Requirements

ANT225 Cultural Anthropology

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)

ANT225-A
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
05/04/2020 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 190
ANT225-B
Melika, Ash
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
ANT225-E
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center A111
ANT225-C
Melika, Ash
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus L243
ANT225-A
Melika, Ash
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A112
ANT225-D
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
08/24/2020 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 125
ANT225-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 124
ANT225-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 124
ANT225-C
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
01/11/2021 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 124

 

Metholodology Requirements

BEH250 Reading and Writing in Beh Sci

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 & OPS)

BEH250-C
STAFF, STAFF
08/24/2020 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
BEH250-E
STAFF, STAFF
08/24/2020 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
BEH250-A
Mun, Sophia S.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
BEH250-B
Flores-Carter, Kendra Maria
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
BEH250-D
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

BEH290 Introduction to Research Methods

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 & OPS)

BEH290-B
Travis, Erika J.
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
BEH290-A
Travis, Erika J.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
BEH290-C
Mun, Sophia S.
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

BEH333 Epistemology and Worldview

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 & OPS)

BEH333-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 124
BEH333-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 109

BEH383 Statistics and Rsrch Methodlgy I

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)

BEH383-D
Breitenbucher, Philip
08/24/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
BEH383-B
Walker, Soung Hwa
08/24/2020 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
BEH383-A
Walker, Soung Hwa
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
BEH383-C
Ellis, Raquel Thea
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
BEH383-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center B113

BEH385 Statstcs and Rsrch Methodlgy II

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)

BEH385-B
Fuller, Joshua Auren_K
08/24/2020 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA ONLN
BEH385-A
Fuller, Joshua Auren_K
08/24/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN
BEH385-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 367
BEH385-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 375
BEH385-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B113
BEH385-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 209

 

Upper Division Requirements

ANT325 Physical Anthro and Archeology

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, even years)

ANT325-A
Melika, Ash
01/11/2021 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA

ANT340 Theory in Anthropology

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 or BEH 100. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

ANT350 Language and Culture

An examination of the relationship between culture and language including a basic understanding of language, the development of language, linguistic aspects of culture and how the symbiosis of language and culture affect individuals, groups and nations. (3 units; Spring)

ANT350-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA

ANT430 Culture and Personality

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)

ANT430-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

ANT460 Religion and Culture

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)

ANT460-A
Melika, Ash
08/24/2020 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA

Choose one:

BEH480 Capstone

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)

BEH480-A
Wallace, Douglas S
08/24/2020 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
BEH480-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA ONLN

ANT440 Internship in Anthropology

This course is practical application of basic anthropological principles in community or campus responsibilities under professional supervision. Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: ANT 225 and permission of the Dean of the School of Behavioral Science. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

Concentration Courses (12-15 units)

 

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations listed below:

Cultural Anthropology (12 units)

ANT360 Globalization and Culture

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)

ANT360-A
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
01/11/2021 W 10:45 AM - 1:00 PM TBA ONLN

ANT400 Special Topics in Anthropology

An in-depth seminar on a selected topic within Anthropology. Course is repeatable for credit with a change in topic. (3 units; As offered)

ANT410 Econ and Pol Anthropology

This course will examine patterns of subsistence (economics) and social organization and control. Focusing on case studies and theoretical perspectives in anthropology regarding economics and political systems, students will explore the meaning and function of various approaches to subsistence and social organization. Using the comparative perspective (ethnology), students will also critically assess democracy as it is contextualized among various people groups to consider various forms of political engagement and shape their own views of how cultural groups employ these patterns of culture. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

ANT450 Family and Gender Studies

This course explores a diversity of family systems, both modern and historic. Focusing on case studies and theoretical perspectives in anthropology, students will explore the tangible roles family and gender play in everyday life throughout the world. Using the comparative perspective (ethnology), students will shape their perspectives about family and gender through the exploration of cultural groups and the extent to which they employ dynamic family and gender roles. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

 

Psychological Anthropology (15 units)

PSY213 General Psychology

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)

PSY213-A
Breitenbucher, Philip
05/04/2020 M 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B259
PSY213-D
Larsen, Anne-Marie
08/24/2020 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
PSY213-E
Wallace, Douglas S
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 109
PSY213-F
Breitenbucher, Philip
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 124
PSY213-C
Smith, Erin I.
08/24/2020 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall ONLN
PSY213-A
Smith, Erin I.
08/24/2020 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall ONLN
PSY213-B
Pearce, Kenneth C.
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
PSY213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
PSY213-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA ONLN
PSY213-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
PSY213-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

PSY320 Life Span Development

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)

PSY320-A
Handojo, Virgo
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
PSY320-B
Mejico, Antonio,, Jr.
08/24/2020 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
PSY320-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
PSY320-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

PSY322 Theories of Personality

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)

PSY322-B
Handojo, Virgo
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
PSY322-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
08/24/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
PSY322-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
PSY322-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

PSY346 Abnormal Psychology

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)

PSY346-A
Handojo, Virgo
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
PSY346-B
Pearce, Kenneth C.
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center A111
PSY346-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 202
PSY346-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/11/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 202

PSY473 Psychophysiology

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)

PSY473-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
08/24/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN
PSY473-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
01/11/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN
PSY473-B
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
 

 

Optional Concentrations* (12-15 units)

 

Students can earn an optional concentration in one of the following areas:  Forensic Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Lifespan Development, Medical Anthropology, Social Work or Sports Psychology.

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