Courses

Lower Division Requirements

CIS268 Computer Programming Languages

In this course concepts of computer programming languages are presented. Attention is given to the common constructs of programming languages as well as a structured approach to program development. The programming language may change from semester to semester. (3 units; Spring)

CIS268-A
Corso, Anthony J.
01/09/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B113

MAT245 Analytcl Geometry and Calculus I

Basic concepts of analytical geometry, limits and derivatives, differentials and rates, integration, definite and indefinite integrals, differentiation of logarithmic and exponential functions. Prerequisite: MAT 135, 145, EGR 182, or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

MAT245-B
Nielsen Hernandez, Michelle
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall ONLN
MAT245-A
Nielsen Hernandez, Michelle
01/09/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall ONLN
MAT245-A
Willett, Robert James
07/01/2019 MTWTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B221
MAT245-B
Sill, Michael R.
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
MAT245-A
Cordero, Ricardo J.
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall ONLN

MAT255 Anlytcl Geometry and Calculus II

Continued study and applications of integration: volumes, lengths, surface of revolution; derivatives and integrals involving trigonometric functions, infinite series, expansion of functions, hyperbolic functions, law of the mean, partial fractions, polar coordinates, and conic sections. Prerequisite: MAT 245. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

MAT255-B
Sill, Michael R.
01/09/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
MAT255-A
Willett, Robert James
01/09/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS ONLN
MAT255-B
Willett, Robert James
09/03/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA ONLN
MAT255-A
Willett, Robert James
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN

STA144 Introduction to Statistics

Mathematical theory and applications, development of formulae, principles of statistical decision theory, descriptive measurements, probability concepts, random variables, normal distribution, inferential statistics, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, chi-squared procedures, linear regression, and the use of computers in statistics. Prerequisite: MAT 115 or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

STA144-C
Knisley, Benjamin David
01/09/2019 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Health Science Campus L248
STA144-B
Carothers, Linn E.
01/09/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 203
STA144-A
Carothers, Linn E.
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 124
STA144-A
Knisley, Benjamin David
05/06/2019 - Online
STA144-B
Knisley, Benjamin David
07/01/2019 - Online
STA144-A
Carothers, Linn E.
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A110
STA144-B
Carothers, Linn E.
09/03/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center A110
STA144-C
Carothers, Linn E.
09/03/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A110

STA205 Applied Linear Regression

This course represents a basic concepts and methodology course in regression analysis using application of general linear regression models to real-life situations. Case studies are used to give practice in diagnosing practical problems, deciding on appropriate models, and knowing which inferential technique will answer the researcher’s questions for the purposes of description and prediction. Regression models and model building typical of problems used in the social and behavioral sciences, the natural and health sciences, and many other disciplines are covered. Prerequisite: STA 144. (3 units; Spring even years)

STA205-A
Carothers, Linn E.
03/04/2019 MW 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Instructor ONLN

STA210 Statistical Computing I

An introduction to data mining, management and statistical programming techniques using comprehensive and widely available tools like SAGE, SPSS, SAS and R. Students learn exploratory data analysis, coding and manipulation of variables, database management applying statistical concepts. Modeling and simulation experiments on a variety of applied data sets. Prerequisites: STA 144. (3 units; Fall odd years)

STA210-A
Noh, Heewon Esther_AKA:_Esther_L
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 171

Upper Division Requirements

MAT303 Linear Alg w/Appl to Diff Equtns

This course is designed to teach students some of the basic computational skills of Linear Algebra in the context of Differential Equations. Students will learn to use the basic operations of matrices, study systems of linear equations and find the determinant, eigenvalues and eigenvectors of a matrix. The student will apply these tools in the qualitative study of solutions to systems of Differential Equations. Prerequisite: MAT 255. (3 units; Fall)

MAT353 Probability and Statistics

A calculus based course covering discrete and continuous distributions, expectations, the normal distribution, the central limit theorem, the binomial distribution, and various topics in statistical theory such as point estimation, hypothesis testing, and linear regression. Prerequisite: MAT 245. (3 units; Fall)

MAT353-A
Nielsen Hernandez, Michelle
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 127

STA303 Research and Experimental Design

This course studies experimental designs with corresponding models and analyses critical for students in the empirical sciences. Course topics include estimation, test of hypothesis, analysis of variance and a variety of topics in experimental design. Decisions and practical considerations which minimize experimental error and avoid confounding results are dealt with in real life contexts. Prerequisite: STA 144. (3 units; Fall odd years)

STA303-A
Noh, Heewon Esther_AKA:_Esther_L
09/03/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 171

STA310 Mathematical Statistics I

The first semester of a two-semester course providing a systematic development of the theories of probability and statistics. Students learn and use fundamental concepts of probability models, random variables and their distributions, reduction of data, estimation, testing of hypotheses, univariate normal inference, and statistical decision theory. The first semester is required for BA and BS statistics majors of all concentrations. Prerequisite: MAT 353. (3 units; Fall even years)

STA310-A
Noh, Heewon Esther_AKA:_Esther_L
09/03/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 126

STA499 Capstone

The course is designed to be a culminating experience for senior students. The course gives students through writing, seminar and conference participation, an opportunity to demonstrate their skill and proficiency in the field of statistics. In some cases, this may be coupled with internships. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chair. (1-3 units; Spring)

STA499-A
Noh, Heewon Esther_AKA:_Esther_L
01/09/2019 W 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS ONLN
STA499-A
Noh, Heewon Esther_AKA:_Esther_L
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A110

Concentration Courses (18–27 units)

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

  • Global Development (18 units)
  • Quantitative Business Methods (27 units)

Global Development (18 units)

BUS218 Macroeconomics

This course offers a common sense approach to economics, covering basic economic laws and how they apply to our world and everyday life. The course focuses on the overall economy and economic theories that offer explanations for its fluctuations and changes. Also, the course is designed to give the student a sufficient grounding in the terminology, basic concepts, and issues of economics to stimulate interest in further study and provide background in business. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS218-A
Namvar, Bob
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 203
BUS218-C
Khashadourian, Edmund
01/09/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 203
BUS218-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 202
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 202

CST425 Christian Social Ethics

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 or ICS 105 or 305. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 250
CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 203

ICS105 Introduction to Global Studies

This course addresses the basic elements of the Christian faith in the context of participating in God’s global agenda. Topics include Christian worldview, the Kingdom of God, the gospel of Jesus Christ, the work of the Holy Spirit, the mission of the Church, and the role of prayer. (3 units; Interdisciplinary, Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ICS105-D
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 126
ICS105-A
Chung, Soojin
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 251
ICS105-E
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B111
ICS105-G
Chung, Soojin
01/09/2019 Th 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM Health Science Campus M260
ICS105-B
Chung, Soojin
01/09/2019 T 3:45 PM - 6:15 PM Yeager Center A110
ICS105-A
Chung, Soojin
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
ICS105-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 124
ICS105-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 Th 12:15 PM - 3:15 PM BUS 203
ICS105-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 Th 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM BUS 203
ICS105-E
Chung, Soojin
09/03/2019 T 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM Health Science Campus M262
ICS105-F
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 W 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM BUS 125

ICS375 Current Events and Movements

This course will examine current political, social, economic and human events in select areas of the world. Students will explore the global impact of these events and will address ways in which the Church can provide positive change. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ICS375-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 204
ICS375-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 204
ICS375-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 204
ICS375-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 125

ICS405 Marketplace Strat for Global Adv

This course focuses on the market place as it relates to the advancement of Christ’s kingdom among the nations. Students will be led to think strategically about making disciples while using their interests and gifts within the context of their major. Attention will also be given to the biblical and historical role of the market place in God’s global strategy. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework.(3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall)

ICS405-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B221

POL454 International Organizations

The course begins with an examination of the relevant empirical and theoretical studies on International Organizations (IOs), with an emphasis on Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) in the global arena. Having established solid empirical and theoretical foundations, he course will explore the impact of international organization son several issue areas. The second principal portion of the course will utilize the same approach in order to gain a more comprehensive understanding of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs). (3 units; Spring even years)

Additional recommended course for global development concentration:

POL415 World Geography

This course studies the world's geographic areas and the outstanding human, social, and physical features of realms and regions. In doing so, special attention is given to the more important features of histories, societies, cultures, and religions of the people living in the region. It also examines the relationship between human life and natural environment. The purpose is to help students better understand the world, our relationship with the environment, and human connections around the globe. (This course does not meet the POL general education requirement.) (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

POL415-A
Hinrichs, Troy
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 126
POL415-A
Hinrichs, Troy
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

Quantitative Business Modeling (27 units)

ACC250 Principles of Accounting I

An introduction to financial accounting, involving its basic structure, the accounting cycles for service and merchandising enterprises, assets, liabilities, and accounting systems. (3 units; Fall)

ACC250-A
Markley, Randy T.
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 250
ACC250-A
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
05/06/2019 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 253
ACC250-E
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS
ACC250-A
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
09/03/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
ACC250-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 W 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM BUS ONLN
ACC250-C
Christie, Stephen R.
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 106
ACC250-D
Christie, Stephen R.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 106

ACC251 Principles of Accounting II

This course has an emphasis on managerial accounting involved with corporations, control accounting, and decision making. Prerequisite: ACC 250. (3 units; Spring)

ACC251-C
Markley, Randy T.
01/09/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 253
ACC251-A
Christie, Stephen R.
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 250
ACC251-D
Christie, Stephen R.
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 106
ACC251-B
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
01/09/2019 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN
ACC251-A
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
07/01/2019 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 253
ACC251-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 106

BUS217 Microeconomics

This course studies economic behavior at the individual level. Topics include decision-making processes of households and firms, supply and demand, elasticity, and marginal analysis. Market structure and public policy are examined to evaluate their impact on economic welfare and the allocation of scarce resources. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS217-B
Khashadourian, Edmund
01/09/2019 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS ONLN
BUS217-A
Namvar, Bob
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 203
BUS217-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS
BUS217-A
Namvar, Bob
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 202
BUS217-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 202
BUS217-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 202

BUS218 Macroeconomics

This course offers a common sense approach to economics, covering basic economic laws and how they apply to our world and everyday life. The course focuses on the overall economy and economic theories that offer explanations for its fluctuations and changes. Also, the course is designed to give the student a sufficient grounding in the terminology, basic concepts, and issues of economics to stimulate interest in further study and provide background in business. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS218-A
Namvar, Bob
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 203
BUS218-C
Khashadourian, Edmund
01/09/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 203
BUS218-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 202
BUS218-B
Namvar, Bob
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 202

BUS237 Management Based on Bibl Prin

In this course students learn to identify and apply effective management and leadership behaviors based on principles found in the Bible. This course will equip each student with skills in making biblically-informed choices in realistic business scenarios. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

BUS237-B
Winter, Natalie A
01/09/2019 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
BUS237-C
Winter, Natalie A
01/09/2019 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
BUS237-D
Lainson, Douglas L.
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 251
BUS237-A
Winter, Natalie A
01/09/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
BUS237-A
Winter, Natalie A
05/06/2019 - Online
BUS237-B
Lainson, Douglas L.
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 104
BUS237-C
Winter, Natalie A
09/03/2019 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
BUS237-D
Winter, Natalie A
09/03/2019 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
BUS237-A
Winter, Natalie A
09/03/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN

BUS334 International Business

An introduction to international business which will expose students to major international business issues, including international trade, cultures, economics, marketing and communication issues of multinational corporations. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS334-B
Weniger, Marc
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 253
BUS334-A
Weniger, Marc
01/09/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 202
BUS334-A
Weniger, Marc
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 251
BUS334-B
Weniger, Marc
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 251

BUS358 Business Law

This course covers the law of sales, employment, contracts, negotiable instruments, agency and partnerships, corporations, insurance, real and personal property, estates, and bankruptcy. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS358-B
Bishop, Jim
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 251
BUS358-A
Bishop, Jim
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 202
BUS358-A
Bishop, Jim
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 250
BUS358-B
Bishop, Jim
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 250

BUS463 Business and Organizational Mgmt

This course is the study of management theories and the functional concepts of leadership, planning, and decision making. Special emphasis is placed on quality issues, globalism, diversity, ethics, productivity, motivation, skill development, and human resource management. An emphasis on integrating biblical principles and leadership will also be studied. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS463-B
Walls, John L.
01/09/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 103
BUS463-C
Vanderslice, Gaynell
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 103
BUS463-A
Alderson, Keanon J.
01/09/2019 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 103
BUS463-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 250
BUS463-B
Herrity, Andrew C.
09/03/2019 WF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS ONLN

MKT333 Principles of Marketing

A study of the marketing functions, channels of distribution, selling, advertising, distribution, and marketing management for both retail and industrial businesses. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

MKT333-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
01/09/2019 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS ONLN
MKT333-B
Weniger, Marc
01/09/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 253
MKT333-C
Ortiz, Mandy H.
01/09/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN
MKT333-A
Gouveia, Nolan M.
05/06/2019 Th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 253
MKT333-B
Ortiz, Mandy H.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 104
MKT333-A
Ortiz, Mandy H.
09/03/2019 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS ONLN
MKT333-C
Winter, Natalie A
09/03/2019 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN

Additional recommended course for quantitative business modeling concentration:

CIS270 Business IT Application

This course will develop essential math and computer skills necessary to support the student's integration into the business program. Students will be introduced to the Microsoft Office suite application packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. In addition, they will reinforce essential math skills that support upper division requirements and integrate with computer software applications. Students will be expected to demonstrate integration of the math and software skills by the end of the course. Prerequisite: MAT 115 or STA 144. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)