Courses

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; Fall/Spring)

CST110-C
Co, Adamson
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus P280
CST110-F
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
09/07/2021 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 202
CST110-I
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/07/2021 T 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM BUS 203
CST110-A
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 109
CST110-G
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/07/2021 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Mission Hall 109
CST110-H
Chute, Anthony L.
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 204
CST110-D
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 109
CST110-E
Wilson, Danny K.
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 202
CST110-B
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 125
CST110-J
Co, Adamson
01/10/2022 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 203
CST110-I
Co, Adamson
01/10/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus M260
CST110-D
Co, Adamson
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus M262
CST110-A
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus M262
CST110-H
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/10/2022 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Health Science Campus M262
CST110-F
Welbaum, Sam D.
01/10/2022 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 202
CST110-E
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus M262
CST110-G
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus M262
CST110-C
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 125
CST110-B
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 125
CST110-A
Gonet, Christina D.
07/05/2022 Th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

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; Fall/Spring)

CST130-K
Mobley, Richard A.
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B259
CST130-H
Mobley, Richard A.
09/07/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B259
CST130-I
Vera, Andres D.
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 203
CST130-E
Vera, Andres D.
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 203
CST130-F
Vera, Andres D.
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 203
CST130-G
Vera, Andres D.
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 203
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 123
CST130-B
Cate, James J.
09/07/2021 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 123
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
09/07/2021 M 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM BUS 123
CST130-D
Cate, James J.
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 123
CST130-J
Mobley, Richard A.
01/10/2022 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 106
CST130-G
Tung, Brian H.
01/10/2022 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM TBA
CST130-E
Vera, Andres D.
01/10/2022 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus M260
CST130-F
Vera, Andres D.
01/10/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus M262
CST130-I
Vera, Andres D.
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus M260
CST130-H
Vera, Andres D.
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus M260
CST130-B
Cate, James J.
01/10/2022 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 123
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 123
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
01/10/2022 M 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM BUS 123
CST130-D
Cate, James J.
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 123
CST130-A
Cress, Andrew James
07/05/2022 W 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

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

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

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

 

Upper Division Requirements

 

Upper Division Introduction Requirements

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)

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

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; Fall/Spring & OPS)

CST350-A
Wilson, Danny K.
09/07/2021 MF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex ONLN
CST350-C
Wilson, Danny K.
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall ONLN
CST350-B
Wilson, Danny K.
09/07/2021 MF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex ONLN
CST350-B
Wilson, Danny K.
01/10/2022 MF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center ONLN
CST350-C
Wilson, Danny K.
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS ONLN
CST350-A
Wilson, Danny K.
01/10/2022 MF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN

CST370 The Christian Faith

An exploration of the biblical truths of Scripture, God, humanity, sin, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the Christian life, the church, and the life to come. Students will examine each major doctrine and understand its place in the biblical story. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

CST370-C
Co, Adamson
09/07/2021 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Health Science Campus L240
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus P280
CST370-C
Gonet, Christina D.
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 104
CST370-B
Gonet, Christina D.
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 106
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B220
CST370-A
Gonet, Christina D.
07/05/2022 T 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

Choose one (1) of the following:

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

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

 

Upper Division Christian Behavioral Science Requirements 

CBS303 Marr and 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; Fall/Spring)

CBS303-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM The Village at CBU 100
CBS303-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 106

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

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
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B251

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; Fall)

CBS403-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
09/07/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B112

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; Fall)

CBS415-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus L240

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; Spring)

CBS420-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B258

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; Spring)

CBS423-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

 

Upper Division Elective Requirement

Complete three (3) units from the following:

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

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; Fall/Spring & OPS)

CST360-A
Chute, Anthony L.
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 124
CST360-A
Chute, Anthony L.
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 125

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; Fall/Spring & OPS)

CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B218

 

Optional Concentrations* (12-15 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 12 distinct units beyond the major.

Please see the current catalog for more information.