Courses

Major Courses

 

Lower Division Requirements

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
Smith, Erin I.
09/07/2021 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
PSY213-D
Larsen, Anne-Marie
09/07/2021 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
PSY213-C
Smith, Erin I.
09/07/2021 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
PSY213-E
Mun, Sophia S.
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 125
PSY213-F
Wallace, Douglas S
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 124
PSY213-B
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
PSY213-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B220
PSY213-D
Wallace, Douglas S
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B111
PSY213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B110
PSY213-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B111
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B110
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 M 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

Choose one (1) of the following courses:

BEH100 Survey of the Behavioral Science

This course introduces the student to the primary Behavioral Sciences of Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology and Christian Behavioral Sciences. The course addresses human beings and behavior from the distinctive theoretical perspectives of each of these behavioral sciences. General subject areas include theory and methodology of Behavioral Science research, human biology and behavior, personality and human development in a socio-cultural context, behavior in the context of ethics and values, and social and cultural change. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BEH100-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 127
BEH100-B
Brown, Stephen C.
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B112
BEH100-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/10/2022 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 124
BEH100-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

SOC213 Introduction to Sociology

A general introduction to the scientific study of human behavior in social settings. It includes major theories of human behavior in terms of culture, socialization, primary groups, stratification and social class, population, family, religion, and social change. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

SOC213-A
Lee-Johnson, Charles Courtney
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B218
SOC213-C
Wallace, Douglas S
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 126
SOC213-B
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/07/2021 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
SOC213-D
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Building 36 36A2
SOC213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B221
SOC213-C
Wallace, Douglas S
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B219
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
07/05/2022 W 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

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
Melika, Ash
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus N271
ANT225-B
Melika, Ash
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus N271
ANT225-E
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus M260
ANT225-C
Melika, Ash
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus M262
ANT225-D
Sydow, Christa M.
09/07/2021 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 123
ANT225-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 125
ANT225-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 125
ANT225-C
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
01/10/2022 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 125
ANT225-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 124
ANT225-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

 

Methodology 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
Leach, Catherine M.
09/07/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B221
BEH250-D
Citron, Savannah Jacquelyn
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM The Village at CBU 100
BEH250-B
Flores-Carter, Kendra Maria
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM The Village at CBU 300
BEH250-E
Leach, Catherine M.
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B221
BEH250-A
Mun, Sophia S.
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 245
BEH250-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 251
BEH250-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B218

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.
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Building 36 36A2
BEH290-A
Travis, Erika J.
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Building 36 36A2
BEH290-C
Mun, Sophia S.
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 191
BEH290-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
BEH290-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B252
BEH290-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B220
BEH290-A
STAFF, STAFF
07/05/2022 W 8:00 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
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 124
BEH333-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 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
Bermejo, Russ L.
09/07/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 367
BEH383-C
Bermejo, Russ L.
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-B
Walker, Soung Hwa
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-A
Walker, Soung Hwa
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM James Complex 367
BEH383-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 209

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
09/07/2021 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex ONLN
BEH385-A
Fuller, Joshua Auren_K
09/07/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
BEH385-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 209
BEH385-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 375
BEH385-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 367
BEH385-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B113

 

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)

ANT325-A
Melika, Ash
01/10/2022 M 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM The Village at CBU 300

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
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM The Village at CBU 300

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
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B112

CBS350 Lifespan Devlpmnt and Disciplshp

This course examines the relationship between human development as it is understood within the Behavioral Sciences and Discipleship as formation, transformation, and reformation within the Judeo-Christian theologies. The content draws on comparisons between Behavioral Science theories of lifespan in comparison with Theological perspectives on learning and maturity in relationship to mental and spiritual health. It further examines development as a biological, cognitive, relational, and spiritual process that moves toward maturity and wisdom in the context of life and life-to-life family, congregation and peer relationships. (3 units; Spring)

CBS350-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B221

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
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus M261
PSY320-B
Handojo, Virgo
09/07/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B220
PSY320-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B218
PSY320-A
Handojo, Virgo
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B252

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-A
Handojo, Virgo
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus M261
PSY322-B
Secrets, Christina Marie
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B252
PSY322-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B251
PSY322-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B111

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
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus M261
PSY346-B
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 125
PSY346-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/10/2022 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus M262
PSY346-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus M260

SOC335 Social Problems

A study of the nature and meaning of social problems and deviant behavior in American Society. The incidence and characteristics of selected social problems of major public interest will be explored. Prerequisite: BEH 100 or SOC 213. (3 units; Spring)

SOC335-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B218

SOC345 Race and Ethnicity

This course will focus on the sociological approach to the ascribed statuses of race, class, and gender in American Society. Also explores how these social concepts are perceived, reinforced, and altered through social institutions, social interaction, media influence, and the dynamics of social change. Prerequisite: BEH 100 or SOC 213. (3 units; Spring)

SOC345-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B258

Choose one (1) of the following courses: 

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)

ANT340-A
Melika, Ash
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 127

SOC381 Social Theory

This course introduces classical and contemporary sociological theories to examine the fundamental forces that influence human interactions in daily living. Specific emphasis is given to the relationships between social institutions, social and economic power, socially constructed reality, and cultural effects on individual identity, expression, and opportunities in society. Recognition of the differences between the secular patterns of norms and behaviors are paralleled with faith integration on constructs of beliefs and behaviors. Prerequisite: BEH 100 or SOC 213. (3 units; Fall)

SOC381-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/07/2021 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN

Choose one (1) of the following courses: 

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
09/07/2021 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Mission Hall ONLN
BEH480-A
Wallace, Douglas S
01/10/2022 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center 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)

PSY440 Internship in Human Services

A practical application of basic psychological principles in community or campus responsibilities under professional supervision. Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: PSY 213 and permission of the Dean of the School of Behavioral Sciences. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

SOC440 Internship in Sociology

A practical application of basic sociological principles in community or campus responsibilities under professional supervision. Open to department majors. Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: SOC 213 and permission of the Dean of the School of Behavioral Sciences. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

Optional Concentrations* (12 units)

 

Students can earn an optional concentration in one of the following areas:  

  • Forensic Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Life Span Development
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Social Work
  • Sports Psychology

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

See the current catalog for more information.