Courses

Lower Division Requirements

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; Fall/Spring)

ICS105-A
Chung, Soojin
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus N270
ICS105-F
Horton, Damon A.
09/03/2019 W 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM BUS 123
ICS105-E
Chung, Soojin
09/03/2019 T 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM Health Science Campus M262
ICS105-C
Horton, Damon A.
09/03/2019 Th 12:15 PM - 3:15 PM BUS 203
ICS105-B
Horton, Damon A.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 203
ICS105-F
Chung, Soojin
01/06/2020 Th 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
ICS105-B
Horton, Damon A.
01/13/2020 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 204
ICS105-C
Horton, Damon A.
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus M260
ICS105-D
Horton, Damon A.
01/13/2020 W 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM BUS 202
ICS105-E
Horton, Damon A.
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus M260

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-G
Ferguson, Anthony M
09/03/2019 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 202
CST110-I
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/03/2019 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Mission Hall 109
CST110-E
Co, Adamson
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus M260
CST110-J
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/03/2019 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Mission Hall 109
CST110-K
Chute, Anthony L.
09/03/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 203
CST110-A
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/03/2019 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall ONLN
CST110-F
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 109
CST110-H
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
09/03/2019 T 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM BUS 203
CST110-B
Wilson, Danny K.
09/03/2019 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall ONLN
CST110-D
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 124
CST110-C
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 124
CST110-F
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM TBA
CST110-D
Co, Adamson
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus L240
CST110-A
Wilson, Danny K.
01/13/2020 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS ONLN
CST110-E
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus L243
CST110-G
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/13/2020 Th 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM BUS 203
CST110-I
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/13/2020 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 203
CST110-J
Chute, Anthony L.
01/13/2020 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 203
CST110-H
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/13/2020 T 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM BUS 123
CST110-C
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/13/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 125
CST110-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/04/2020 W 1:00 PM - 3:30 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-I
Mobley, Richard A.
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 104
CST130-J
Vera, Andres D.
09/03/2019 MWF 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Building 36 36B
CST130-G
Vera, Andres D.
09/03/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 202
CST130-H
Vera, Andres D.
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus L240
CST130-F
Vera, Andres D.
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Building 36 36B
CST130-K
Cate, James J.
09/03/2019 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 123
CST130-D
Cate, James J.
09/03/2019 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS ONLN
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
09/03/2019 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
09/03/2019 M 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS ONLN
CST130-B
Cate, James J.
09/03/2019 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-G
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CST130-E
Vera, Andres D.
01/13/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B258
CST130-F
Vera, Andres D.
01/13/2020 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
CST130-H
Vera, Andres D.
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
CST130-I
Vera, Andres D.
01/13/2020 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM TBA
CST130-J
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 T 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus L243
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
01/13/2020 M 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS ONLN
CST130-B
Cate, James J.
01/13/2020 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS ONLN
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
01/13/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 123
CST130-D
Cate, James J.
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 125
CST130-A
STAFF, STAFF
06/29/2020 W 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

 

Upper Division Requirements

APT365 Doctrine of the Church

This course examines key biblical passages related to the church, overviews major historical positions of the church, and assesses related models of pastoral leadership, ministry, and preaching. The emphasis of the course is to help students develop a biblical and practical theology of the church. (3 units; Fall)

APT365-T3
Morgan, Christopher
09/03/2019 Th 7:00 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B259

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-A
Co, Adamson
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus M260
CST370-B
Co, Adamson
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus M261
CST370-C
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
09/03/2019 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 123
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
01/13/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
CST370-B
Co, Adamson
01/13/2020 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CST370-C
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
01/13/2020 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Yeager Center A110
CST370-D
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
01/13/2020 T 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Yeager Center A110
CST370-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/04/2020 W 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

ICS305 Global Christianity

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; Spring)

ICS305-C
Chung, Soojin
01/06/2020 M 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM TBA ONLN
ICS305-D
Chung, Soojin
01/06/2020 T 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

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; Fall/Spring)

ICS375-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 204
ICS375-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 125
ICS375-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 104
ICS375-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center A111

ICS410 Global and Urban Ministries

This course focuses on theories and practical strategies for local and global development. Students will examine a theology of community, institutions such as the "marketplace", and the biblical and historical role of the church in community development. Prerequisites: 3 units of Biblical Studies or ICS 105 or 305. (3 units; Spring)

ICS415 Spcl Topics Intercultural Studie

An examination of specific area(s) of Intercultural Studies. May be repeated with change in subject matter. Prerequisite: Previous Intercultural Studies coursework. (3 units, As offered)

ICS415-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 253

ICS430 Intercltrl Communctn And Practc

This course will address principles and processes of communication from one culture to another. Attention will be given to different perceptions, ways of thinking, values, verbal and non-verbal expression, and sub-groups within a given culture. Prerequisite: 3 units of Biblical Studies or Intercultural Studies coursework. (3 units; Spring)

ICS430-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 203

PHI353 Comparative Religions

This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The historical development and key figures, as well as major doctrines and practices are explored. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

PHI353-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 204
PHI353-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 203
PHI353-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/13/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
PHI353-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

 

Concentration Courses 

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

Global Justice (12 units)

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)

CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 203
CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/13/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

ICS415 Spcl Topics Intercultural Studie

An examination of specific area(s) of Intercultural Studies. May be repeated with change in subject matter. Prerequisite: Previous Intercultural Studies coursework. (3 units, As offered)

ICS415-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 253

Complete one of the following courses:

BUS363 Microfinance

This course examines microfinance as a business oriented tool to help alleviate global poverty so that sustainable, systematic change might occur. Students will define and explore the growing practice of microfinance and its impact here in the United States and around he world. Emphasis is on using microfinance tools, business strategies, and innovation to address the social and economic problems. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

ENT362 Social Entrepreneurship

This course defines and explores the growing practice of social entrepreneurship and its impact here in the United States and around the world. The focus is on applying business skills and knowledge in a way that creates social change. (3 units; Spring, even years)

Complete one of the following courses:

POL401 Special Topics in Government

This course examines special topics in government. Topics are announced each time that the course is offered. It may be taken twice if different content is offered. Prerequisite: POL 213. (3 units; As offered)

POL437 Globalization

The course provides a critical assessment of political economy with a special emphasis on the increasing pace of globalization. The course begins with an overview of economics, which is the study of how human beings cope with the problem of provisioning themselves. After discussing the relevant economic principles, the course examines the causes and consequences of economic globalization. (3 units; Fall, even years)

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)

POL454-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

POL471 Terrorism

This course examines the origin, political goals, means, and long-term strategy of terrorism. The course distinguishes between terrorist organizations with and without state support. The course also differentiates between domestic and regional/international terrorism. The course utilizes case studies of several terrorist organizations, such as Al Qaeda, to illustrate the emergence of terrorism as a significant threat. The course concludes with an examination of the military and political options available to governments interested in reducing or eliminating the threat posed by terrorism. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

Global Missions (12 units)

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)

CST350-C
Wilson, Danny K.
09/03/2019 MF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS ONLN
CST350-A
Wilson, Danny K.
09/03/2019 MF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall ONLN
CST350-A
Wilson, Danny K.
01/13/2020 MF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN
CST350-B
Wilson, Danny K.
01/13/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA ONLN

ICS205 Models of Discipleship

This course focuses on learning how to follow Jesus and grow as a Christian with the dual aim of pleasing God and teaching others how to do the same. Various biblical models of Christian growth and training will be explored and implemented within the context of class discussion and small group participation. Prerequisite: 3 units of Biblical Studies or ICS 105 or 305. (3 units; Fall)

ICS205-A
Zunigha, Brian L
09/03/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 253
ICS205-A
Zunigha, Brian L
01/13/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA

ICS435 Evangelism and Church Planting

This course examines the biblical principles of evangelism and church planting. Students will learn to combine the biblical content of the gospel with appropriate skills for sharing the gospel, with the aim of training disciples for the local church. Attention will also be given to strategies of church planting for local and global contexts. Student involvement in evangelistic ministry is expected. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Fall)

ICS435-A
Cochran, Gregory C.
09/03/2019 W 12:00 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B112

Complete one of the following courses:

CST451 Biblical Preaching

A study of the basic principles for preparing and delivering biblical sermons, with an emphasis on the writing, delivery, and analysis of expository sermons. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Spring)

CST451-A
Cochran, Gregory C.
01/13/2020 Th 7:00 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

APT482 Pastoral Leadership

Pastoral Leadership is an intensive study of the leadership role of the pastor in relation to the nature of the church, leadership models, leadership challenges, and practical leadership strategies. (3 units; Spring)

APT482-A
Morgan, Christopher
01/13/2020 Th 7:00 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

TESOL (15 units)

ENG442 Teaching Second Language Writing

This course prepares students to teach writing to second language learners, especially but not exclusively at the college level. Course materials and activities focus on current composition philosophy, research-based method and teaching techniques for collegiate level second language writing courses. At a minimum, this course is designed to introduce students to major theories, research, and practice in the teaching of English writing to second language learners. Thus, students should complete this course being able to do what ESL/EFL writing instructors do: design lesson plans for college composition; evaluate (read, respond to, grade, and assess) college level writing; and engage in research in at least one relevant issue in ESL/EFL composition pedagogy. This course should train students to be reflective practitioners and researchers of collegiate level English composition. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall)

ENG442-A
Walker, Deron
09/03/2019 T 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Mission Hall 125

ENG446 Second Language Reading

As the title indicates, this course will be about reading in a second language, primarily, but not exclusively English. In particular, the class will emphasize teaching reading in English to learners whose native language is not English. Since research and theory inform sound pedagogical practice, we will also research and review research on a variety of relevant topics to teaching reading from both linguistic and educational perspectives. Finally, given the importance of literacy in so many contexts today, we will consider a multitude of variables which affect the teaching and learning of reading skills for both children and adults, in second and foreign language settings, and explore the implications of the research for all concerned. Prerequisite: ENG 123 (3 units; Spring)

ENG446-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 Th 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM TBA

ENG452 Secnd Lang Curr Dev and Assmnt

This course is designed for future ESL teachers who are interested in current thinking and research in second language material development and assessment and in the application of such in classroom teaching. There are two major goals: one is developing a solid understanding of the core issues in these areas and the other, which requires students to design their own materials and assessment tools and to evaluate existing ones, is facilitating the application of such an understanding in classroom teaching. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Spring)

ENG452-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 W 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM TBA

ENG463 Lang Structure and Acquisition

Linguistic theory and method. Includes the study of the five universal elements of language (phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics) as well as the use of language and its variants in culture. Fieldwork required. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B112
ENG463-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

ENG472 Theory and Methods of TESOL

This course will focus on the application of linguistic theory in education. Students will be introduced to various teaching philosophies and methodologies, focusing on their application to language learning. Students will be familiarized with various movements in education and psychology such as behaviorism, cognitivism, social constructivism, and humanism. Students will be instructed as to how diverse language teaching methods have been informed by various educational movements and how these philosophies and methods take form in the second language classroom. This course will build on the concepts taught in ENG 463 but will focus more on second language learners both in ESL and EFL settings. Prerequisite: ENG 123 (3 units; Fall)

ENG472-A
Walker, Deron
09/03/2019 Th 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Mission Hall 125