Courses

General Education Recommendations

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
Melika, Ash
01/09/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 125
ANT225-C
Goodman - Bowling, Julie Marcele
01/09/2019 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 125
ANT225-A
Melika, Ash
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 125
ANT225-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
ANT225-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B221
ANT225-C
Melika, Ash
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus L243
ANT225-A
Melika, Ash
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
ANT225-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 124

SCI200 Special Topics

Concentration upon a specific topic in the field of Science. Topic varies for different semesters. May be taken multiple times with change in topic. (3 units)

STA144 Introduction to Statistics

Mathematical theory and applications, development of formulae, principles of statistical decision theory, descriptive measurements, probability concepts, random variables, normal distribution, inferential statistics, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, chi-squared procedures, linear regression, and the use of computers in statistics. Prerequisite: MAT 115 or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

STA144-C
Knisley, Benjamin David
01/09/2019 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Health Science Campus L248
STA144-B
Carothers, Linn E.
01/09/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 203
STA144-A
Carothers, Linn E.
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 124
STA144-A
Knisley, Benjamin David
05/06/2019 - Online
STA144-B
Knisley, Benjamin David
07/01/2019 - Online
STA144-A
Carothers, Linn E.
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 123
STA144-B
Carothers, Linn E.
09/03/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center A110
STA144-C
Carothers, Linn E.
09/03/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A110

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; Interdisciplinary, Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ICS105-D
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 126
ICS105-A
Chung, Soojin
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 251
ICS105-E
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B111
ICS105-G
Chung, Soojin
01/09/2019 Th 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM Health Science Campus M260
ICS105-B
Chung, Soojin
01/09/2019 T 3:45 PM - 6:15 PM Yeager Center A110
ICS105-A
Chung, Soojin
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
ICS105-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 124
ICS105-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 Th 12:15 PM - 3:15 PM BUS 203
ICS105-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 Th 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM BUS 203
ICS105-E
Chung, Soojin
09/03/2019 T 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM Health Science Campus M262
ICS105-F
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 W 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM BUS 125

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; Interdisciplinary; Fall)

ICS205-A
Zunigha, Brian L
01/09/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 250
ICS205-A
Zunigha, Brian L
09/03/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 253

Old Testament Elective Requirements

Complete 6 units from the following:

CST210 Pentateuch and Former Prophets

This class examines the books of Genesis - Kings (as listed in the Hebrew canon) with special attention given to the theological contributions each book provides for the overall shape of the Old Testament. The historical background of Israel and the Ancient Near East will also be considered. Core requirement for Applied Theology or Christian Studies majors. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall)

CST210-A
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B252
CST210-B
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B252

CST220 Latter Prophets and Writings

This class examines the books of Isaiah - 2 Chronicles (as listed in the Hebrew canon) with special attention given to the theological contribution each book provides for the overall shape of the Old Testament. The literary structure of each book and the cultural background of Israel and the Ancient Near East will also be considered. Core requirement for Applied Theology or Christian Studies majors. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

CST220-B
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B112
CST220-A
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/09/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B112

CST315 Old Testament Ethics

This course provides the student an opportunity to investigate the ethics inside the Old Testament, as well as asking and answering the question of the place of Old Testament ethics in the life of a believer in God post New Testament. Prerequisite: Previous Old Testament Coursework. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Spring even years)

New Testament Elective Requirements

Complete 6 units from the following:

CST230 Jesus and the Gospels

An investigation of the testimony provided by the Gospels concerning the life of Jesus of Nazareth, with special attention given to the critical issues prompted by such study. Core requirement and prerequisite for upper division Gospel courses (CST 330, 331) for Christian Studies majors. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall)

CST230-A
Mobley, Richard A.
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B220
CST230-B
Mobley, Richard A.
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B220

CST240 Paul and the Early Church

An introductory consideration of the incidents, individuals, and issues included in the historical, epistolary, and apocalyptic portions of the New Testament. Core requirement and prerequisite for upper division Pauline courses (CST 440, 441) for Christian Studies majors. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

CST240-A
Mobley, Richard A.
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B252
CST240-B
Mobley, Richard A.
01/09/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B252

CST411 Special Topics in New Testament

An examination of specific area(s) of New Testament study. Course is repeatable for credit with a change in topic. Prerequisite: Previous New Testament coursework. (3 units; Multicultural; As offered)

CST411-A
Mobley, Richard A.
01/09/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 106

Upper Division Requirements

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
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B220
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
05/06/2019 W 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 204
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B220
CST370-B
Co, Adamson
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CST370-C
Skaug, Benjamin Michael
09/03/2019 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 123

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

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; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

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

ICS430 Intercultural Communications

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. Prerequisites: Previous Biblical Studies or Intercultural Studies coursework. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

ICS430-A
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 109
ICS430-A
Chung, Soojin
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 125

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, key figures, as well as major doctrines and practices are explored. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

PHI353-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 204
PHI353-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 202
PHI353-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 203
PHI353-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 204

Practicum Requirements

ICS494 Field Practicum Preparation

Perspective field practicum students are required to take this course the semester prior to participation in the Field Practicum program. The course covers topics that will prepare the student spiritually, emotionally, culturally and intellectually for a successful practicum experience. Successful completion with a grade of "pass" is required for field practicum enrollment. Prerequisite: Permission of Dean of School of Christian Ministries. (0 units; Fall/Spring)

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ICS495 Field Practicum

This course provides Intercultural Studies majors with extended cross-cultural experience through an approved study abroad or domestic program. Students will spend a semester working with resident field personnel. The field practicum provides an opportunity to develop cross-cultural experience while exploring specific geographical, cultural and career areas of interest. May be repeated for a maximum of fifteen (15) units of credit. Prerequisites: Intercultural Studies Major, ANT 225, ICS 105, 205, and 305, and Permission of the Associate Dean of School of Christian Ministries. (3-15 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring/Summer)

ICS495-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/09/2019 - Instructor OFFC
ICS495-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
05/06/2019 - Instructor OFFC
ICS495-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

OR

CST491 Int'l Missions Practicum

Allowing Christian Studies credit for participation in International Service Projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of mission principles in an international context. May be repeated once with a different missions context (no more than 3 units may apply to general education). Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of School of Christian Ministries. Pass/Fail. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Spring/Summer)

CST491-A
Wilson, Danny K.
01/09/2019 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Yeager Center A112
CST491-B
Wilson, Danny K.
01/09/2019 W 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Yeager Center A112
CST491-A
Wilson, Danny K.
05/06/2019 - Instructor OFFC

Concentration Courses (12 units)

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

Global Justice

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)

BUS363-A
Donaldson, Darla R.
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 103

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.
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 250
CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 203

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, Multicultural; As offered)

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

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)

Global Ministries

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.
01/09/2019 MF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
CST350-A
Wilson, Danny K.
09/03/2019 MF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
CST350-C
Wilson, Danny K.
09/03/2019 MF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA ONLN

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; Multicultural; Fall)

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

ICS495 Field Practicum

This course provides Intercultural Studies majors with extended cross-cultural experience through an approved study abroad or domestic program. Students will spend a semester working with resident field personnel. The field practicum provides an opportunity to develop cross-cultural experience while exploring specific geographical, cultural and career areas of interest. May be repeated for a maximum of fifteen (15) units of credit. Prerequisites: Intercultural Studies Major, ANT 225, ICS 105, 205, and 305, and Permission of the Associate Dean of School of Christian Ministries. (3-15 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring/Summer)

ICS495-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/09/2019 - Instructor OFFC
ICS495-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
05/06/2019 - Instructor OFFC
ICS495-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/03/2019 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

TESOL

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; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B221
ENG463-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B112

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: ENG123 (3 units; Fall Odd years)

ENG472-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 Th 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM TBA

Complete 6 additional upper division units from the following: ENG 442, 446, 452.