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; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

CST110-B
Ferguson, Anthony M
09/04/2018 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall ONLN
CST110-G
Ferguson, Anthony M
09/04/2018 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 250
CST110-A
Ferguson, Anthony M
09/04/2018 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall ONLN
CST110-E
Co, Adamson
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
CST110-I
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
09/04/2018 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 124
CST110-F
Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 124
CST110-H
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
09/04/2018 T 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 124
CST110-D
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 124
CST110-C
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 124
CST110-G
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM TBA
CST110-H
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
01/09/2019 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Yeager Center
CST110-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
CST110-I
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
01/09/2019 T 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Yeager Center
CST110-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
CST110-F
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 124
CST110-A
Wilson, Danny K.
01/09/2019 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall ONLN
CST110-D
Co, Adamson
01/09/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 109
CST110-C
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 124
CST110-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 W 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA ONLN

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-I
Mobley, Richard A.
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 251
CST130-H
Co, Adamson
09/04/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Mission Hall 124
CST130-G
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 251
CST130-J
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/04/2018 MWF 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM BUS 251
CST130-F
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/04/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 251
CST130-E
Wilhite, Shawn J.
09/04/2018 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
09/04/2018 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
09/04/2018 M 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS ONLN
CST130-D
Cate, James J.
09/04/2018 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
CST130-B
Cate, James J.
09/04/2018 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-I
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CST130-F
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
CST130-G
Co, Adamson
01/09/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
CST130-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 125
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
01/09/2019 M 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM BUS ONLN
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
01/09/2019 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-D
Cate, James J.
01/09/2019 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-E
Cate, James J.
01/09/2019 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
CST130-H
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 M 3:45 PM - 5:15 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-E
Roth, Erica M.
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 124
PSY213-D
Smith, Erin I.
09/04/2018 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-F
Roth, Erica M.
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 124
PSY213-A
Smith, Erin I.
09/04/2018 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-B
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
PSY213-C
Daggett, Martha Irene
09/04/2018 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall ONLN
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
PSY213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
PSY213-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
PSY213-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
PSY213-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 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-B
Goodman - Bowling, Julie Marcele
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 250
BEH100-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 127
BEH100-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 125
BEH100-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 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; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ANT225-B
Goodman - Bowling, Julie Marcele
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 106
ANT225-C
Melika, Ash
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 124
ANT225-A
Melika, Ash
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
ANT225-D
Melika, Ash
09/04/2018 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 124
ANT225-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 125
ANT225-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 125
ANT225-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 125
ANT225-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 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; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

SOC213-A
Minton, Carol
09/04/2018 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex ONLN
SOC213-B
Huang, Chao-Lun Jacob
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 126
SOC213-D
Wallace, Douglas S
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B112
SOC213-C
Minton, Carol
09/04/2018 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 202
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
SOC213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
SOC213-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
07/01/2019 W 8:00 AM - 12:00 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
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 125
BEH333-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 123

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
Chute, Anthony L.
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
CST350-A
Wilson, Danny K.
01/09/2019 MF 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
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 127
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center

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
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B221
PSY320-B
Handojo, Virgo
09/04/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B221
PSY320-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
PSY320-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 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
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B110
PSY322-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/04/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 127
PSY322-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
PSY322-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 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
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 125
CBS303-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

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
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

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
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

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
09/04/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 166

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
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center A111

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
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

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
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

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.
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center A112
CST360-A
Chute, Anthony L.
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 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. Prerequisite: 3 units of Biblical Studies or ICS 105 or 305. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 203
CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/09/2019 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-A
Chung, Soojin
01/09/2019 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.