Bachelor of Arts in Christian Behavioral Science

California Baptist University's College of Behavioral and Social Sciences created the Christian Behavioral Science (CBS) major to address the relationship of Biblical truth to the knowledge drawn from the behavioral sciences.  In this major, you will be provided with a distinct and decidedly Christian perspective of human behavior.  You will pursue an historical and contemporary knowledge of the behavioral sciences and acquire the skills necessary for the direct application of that knowledge in ministry contexts.

The CBS degree provides the necessary foundation for the Master of Arts in Counseling Ministry at CBU.

Why CBU?

Our Christian Behavioral Science major offers academic excellence with a Biblical perspective on human behavior.  You will enjoy instruction from expert Christian professors who have years of practical experience in fields including psychology, anthropology, sociology, political science and theology.

Career Opportunities

  1. Church-Based Counseling - Foundations for developing a counseling ministry within the local church
  2. Christian Counseling - Christian foundation for professional counseling practice from a Christian perspective
  3. International Missions - Understanding and preparation for people helping in cross-cultural contexts

Links

  1. Christian Association for Psychological Studies - https://caps.net/
  2. American Association of Christian Counselors - http://www.aacc.net/

 

  • Career Opportunities

    Upon completing CBU's undergraduate Christian behavioral sciences program, you will be well prepared for the following careers:

    1.   Church-Based Counseling:  Foundations for developing a counseling ministry within the local church
    2.   Christian Counseling:  Christian foundation for professional counseling practice from a Christian perspective
    3.   International Missions:  Understanding and preparation for people helping in cross-cultural contexts

  • Student Learning Outcomes
    • Content: discipline knowledge and skills (theories, concepts, & terms of the discipline)
      • Explain the major historical theories of psychology, anthropology, sociology and theology and their influence on developing theories, the individual and society
      • Understand and critique methods of critical analysis/research and articulate their influence on the field of psychology, anthropology, sociology and theology for an understanding of human behavior
      • Verbalize and analyze the terminology of psychology, anthropology, sociology and theology
      • Understand the behavioral, cognitive, and affective implications of specific doctrinal beliefs and systematic theology as a basis for understanding human behavior
      • Explain the functions and purpose of Christian institutions including the household and congregation as a place of discipleship, worship, fellowship, and relational reconciliation
    • Critical thinking: skill in analysis, synthesis, and use of evidence; problem solving (reflective & analytical)
      • Use and apply psychology, anthropology, sociology, and theology concepts to explain personal experiences and recognize the limitations of personal experience in understanding empirical phenomenon
      • Differentiate the behavioral science theoretical foundations and theology from pseudoscience/anecdote as well as cultural religious perspectives from Biblical perspectives
      • Contrast and compare Western Culture and the Judeo-Christian worldview
      • Examine current approaches to Christian-oriented and biblically based counseling developing a personal integrate model
      • Use quantitative and/or qualitative analyses to argue for or against a particular hypotheses within specific contexts (research, professional practice and daily living)
    • Communication: speaking and writing skills; technology literacy; research skills
      • Conduct and write a review that summarizes part of the Christian behavioral sciences literature, applying fundamental strategies such as a thesis focus, an informative middle and an effective conclusion resulting from effective drafting, revising, and editing
      • Use and define terms and concepts of the discipline and applying them appropriately, showing a strong & direct link between concepts and assigned reading
      • Deliver effective oral presentations in a variety of communication settings, using standard diction of American English in a professional manner including dress and demeanor
      • Lead and participate effectively in group discussions, applying active listening skills and a respect for diverse views in interpersonal settings
      • Select the most appropriate sources and databases for accessing and obtaining the needed information. Examines and compares information from various sources in order to ascertain the reliability, validity, accuracy, authority, timeliness, and point of view or bias of a given source.
    • Integrity/values: academic integrity, discipline specific ethical issues; an understanding of ethics; respect for social diversity
    • Project management: team work skills; informed participation in multiple levels of community applying academic studies to the workplace and professional environments

Christian Behavioral Science Major (51 units) BA

Lower Division Requirements**

CST110 Old Testament Survey

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; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

CST110-H
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
09/05/2017 T 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM Yeager Center B259
CST110-G
Ferguson, Anthony M
09/05/2017 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Yeager Center B110
CST110-A
Wilson, Danny K.
09/05/2017 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall ONLN
CST110-E
Chute, Anthony L.
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
CST110-B
Wilson, Danny K.
09/05/2017 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall ONLN
CST110-F
Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 109
CST110-C
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 124
CST110-D
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/05/2017 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 124
CST110-H
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
01/10/2018 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 106
CST110-G
Ferguson, Anthony M
01/10/2018 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Yeager Center B112
CST110-E
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/10/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 127
CST110-I
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
01/10/2018 T 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Yeager Center B112
CST110-B
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/10/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B220
CST110-F
Melika, Ash
01/10/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 109
CST110-A
Wilson, Danny K.
01/10/2018 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall ONLN
CST110-C
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/10/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 124
CST110-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 W 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CST110-H
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
09/04/2018 T 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM TBA
CST110-G
Ferguson, Anthony M
09/04/2018 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM TBA
CST110-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall ONLN
CST110-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall ONLN
CST110-E
Chute, Anthony L.
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
CST110-F
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 124
CST110-C
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 104
CST110-D
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 124

CST130 New Testament Survey

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; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

CST130-H
Mobley, Richard A.
09/05/2017 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B219
CST130-G
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/05/2017 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 252
CST130-F
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/05/2017 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex 166
CST130-J
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/05/2017 MWF 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM James Complex 166
CST130-I
Co, Adamson
09/05/2017 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B252
CST130-D
Cate, James J.
09/05/2017 Th 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
09/05/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
CST130-E
Cate, James J.
09/05/2017 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-B
Cate, James J.
09/05/2017 Th 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
09/05/2017 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-I
Mobley, Richard A.
01/10/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B219
CST130-H
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2018 M 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM James Complex 183
CST130-G
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B220
CST130-F
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/10/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 127
CST130-B
Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
01/10/2018 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 125
CST130-E
Cate, James J.
01/10/2018 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
01/10/2018 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-D
Cate, James J.
01/10/2018 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
01/10/2018 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
CST130-H
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CST130-F
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
CST130-G
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
CST130-I
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CST130-J
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM TBA
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
09/04/2018 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-B
Cate, James J.
09/04/2018 Th 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
09/04/2018 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
CST130-D
Cate, James J.
09/04/2018 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-E
Cate, James J.
09/04/2018 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN

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-D
Roth, Erica M.
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B220
PSY213-A
Smith, Erin I.
09/05/2017 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-B
Smith, Erin I.
09/05/2017 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-E
Roth, Erica M.
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 124
PSY213-C
Wallace, Douglas S
09/05/2017 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center A112
PSY213-D
Roth, Erica M.
01/10/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 124
PSY213-C
Daggett, Martha Irene
01/10/2018 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS ONLN
PSY213-E
Roth, Erica M.
01/10/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center A111
PSY213-A
Smith, Erin I.
01/10/2018 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-B
Daggett, Martha Irene
01/10/2018 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS ONLN
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 M 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
PSY213-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
PSY213-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
PSY213-E
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 109
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A112
PSY213-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center A112

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
Moore, Marilyn
09/05/2017 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 106
BEH100-B
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 125
BEH100-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/10/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 125
BEH100-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
BEH100-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
BEH100-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 124

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; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ANT225-C
Daggett, Martha Irene
09/05/2017 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
ANT225-B
Melika, Ash
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 124
ANT225-A
Melika, Ash
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 125
ANT225-C
Goodman, Julie Marcele
01/10/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 125
ANT225-B
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/10/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 125
ANT225-A
Melika, Ash
01/10/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 125
ANT225-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
ANT225-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 125
ANT225-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 125
ANT225-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 124

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; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

SOC213-C
Minton, Carol
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B252
SOC213-D
Wallace, Douglas S
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B221
SOC213-B
Wallace, Douglas S
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B251
SOC213-A
Minton, Carol
09/05/2017 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall ONLN
SOC213-C
Wallace, Douglas S
01/10/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 190
SOC213-B
Wallace, Douglas S
01/10/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B221
SOC213-A
Moore, Marilyn
01/10/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 251
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 W 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
SOC213-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
SOC213-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
SOC213-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

Upper Division Introduction Requirements

BEH333 Epistemology & 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; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

BEH333-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 125
BEH333-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/10/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 123
BEH333-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 125

CST350 Biblical Interpretation

A historical and theoretical consideration of interpretative methodology as illustrated by and applied to selected texts from various portions of the biblical materials. Core requirement for Christian Studies majors and minors. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

CST350-A
Wilson, Danny K.
09/05/2017 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CST350-T2
Wilson, Danny K.
09/05/2017 W 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CST350-A
Wilson, Danny K.
01/10/2018 MF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CST350-A
Chute, Anthony L.
09/04/2018 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN
CST350-T2
Chute, Anthony L.
09/04/2018 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN

CST370 Christian Doctrine

An exploration of the biblical doctrines of Scripture, the triune God, humanity, sin, the person and work of Christ, the person and work of the Holy Spirit, salvation, the Church and last things. Special attention is given to method and sources in formulating Christian theology. Core requirement for Christian Studies majors and minors. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

CST370-A
Co, Adamson
09/05/2017 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B219
CST370-A
Chute, Anthony L.
01/10/2018 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 127
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM 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-C
Moore, Marilyn
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 253
PSY320-A
Handojo, Virgo
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 126
PSY320-B
Handojo, Virgo
09/05/2017 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B110
PSY320-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/10/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B252
PSY320-A
Wallace, Douglas S
01/10/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B110
PSY320-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
PSY320-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 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
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B252
PSY322-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/05/2017 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B220
PSY322-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/10/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B221
PSY322-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/10/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 253
PSY322-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
PSY322-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

Upper Division Christian Behavioral Science Requirements (21 units)

CBS303 Marr & Fam Christian Community

A comparison of Marriage and Family systems in Biblical and American cultural perspectives. The course will contrast and compare the foundations of marriage in Western Culture and the Judeo-Christian worldview. Family roles and relational development will also be addressed. Marital adjustment including finances, marital sexuality, communication and parenting will be presented from a Biblical approach. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

CBS303-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center A112
CBS303-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/10/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 127
CBS303-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center A112

CBS350 Development & Discipleship

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. Subjects include Biblical perspectives on faith development, discipleship, learning, maturity, and biblical life cycle. 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 relationships. Specifically, it addresses this as an overall aspect of discipleship of children and converts within the Judeo-Christian religious traditions. Prerequisite: BEH 333 (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Spring)

CBS350-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
01/10/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus L240

CBS400 Spec Topics in Christian Beh Sci

An in-depth seminar on a selected topic within the Christian Behavioral Science. The course will introduce students to the historical and contemporary literature and issues related to the selected topic as well as encourage critical thinking. Specifically, consideration will be given to the differences between a secular and biblical view of the selected topic. Course is repeatable for credit with a change in topic. (1-3 units; Fall/Spring)

CBS400-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
01/10/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 252

CBS403 Congregation and Community

An overview of Christian congregation and community from theological and behavioral science perspectives. Subjects include the function and purpose of Christian Institutions including the household and congregation as a place of discipleship, worship, fellowship and relational reconciliation. Secondary institutions will include Christian media, economics, law and education. The impact of the shift from Christian nationalism to post-Christian America will be addressed. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall)

CBS403-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
09/05/2017 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 166
CBS403-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

CBS415 Biblical Wisdom and Human Behav.

A comprehensive examination of the principles for living found in the Biblical Wisdom literature. The principles will be applied to several areas of human behavior including personality development, abnormality and mental health, cognition, emotions, marriage and family life, authority, work, financial management, and citizenship. The implications for personal choices, parenting, counseling, teaching and ministry will be thoroughly considered. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall)

CBS415-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
09/05/2017 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall 125
CBS415-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA

CBS420 Behav. Implications of Theology

Examination of the behavioral, cognitive, and affective implications of specific doctrinal beliefs. Systematic theology is interpreted as a basis for understanding human behavior. Subjects include bibliology (Bible), theology (God), soteriology (salvation), hamartiology (sin), ecclesiology (church), and anthropology (man), with particular attention to application in Christian education and counseling. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Spring)

CBS420-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/10/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 171

CBS423 Models of Christian Counseling

An examination of current Christian-oriented counseling approaches toward the development of a personal integrated model of counseling that is distinctly Christian. The models will be considered in light of the essentials of a biblical theology of counseling. Further attention will be given to understanding the differences between clinical and congregational approaches to counseling. Prerequisite: BEH 333. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Spring)

CBS423-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
01/10/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 190

Upper Division Elective Requirement

Complete three (3) units from the following:

CST360 Church History

A survey of the development of the Christian church from the close of the New Testament period to the present time, with special attention to the origin of various denominations. Core requirement for Christian Studies majors and minors. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

CST360-A
Chute, Anthony L.
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 124
CST360-T4
Chute, Anthony L.
01/10/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center A112
CST360-A
Chute, Anthony L.
01/10/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center A112
CST360-A
Chute, Anthony L.
09/04/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 124

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. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/05/2017 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 250
CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/10/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 103
CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

ICS305 Global Perspectives

A general survey of the redemptive activity of God in the world-past, present, and future. Topics include the biblical basis of God's global activity, historical perspectives, mission strategies, and cultural implications, as well as contemporary missiological issues. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Spring)

ICS305-T3
Lewis, Jeff C.
01/10/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 124
ICS305-A
Lewis, Jeff C.
01/10/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 124

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.