Courses

Lower Division Requirements

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.
01/09/2019 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Building 36 ONLN
PSY213-B
Gathuru Kamau, Michelle
01/09/2019 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-C
Brown, Stephen C.
01/09/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B112
PSY213-D
Roth, Erica M.
01/09/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B112
PSY213-E
Roth, Erica M.
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B218
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 M 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 252
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
PSY213-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall ONLN
PSY213-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall ONLN
PSY213-E
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 124
PSY213-F
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 124

Methodology Requirements

BEH255 Found Skills in Behav Sciences I

This course is an introduction to the writing and evaluation of academic research articles. Additionally, students are taught basic logic, APA style, and grammar skills as they relate to writing and evaluating research articles. Students will select a capstone topic and submit the project introduction section. Classroom exercises will not include direct use of SPSS. (3 Units; Fall/Spring)

BEH255-B
Huang, Chao-Lun Jacob
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus N270
BEH255-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Building 36 36B
BEH255-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 125
BEH255-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 125
BEH255-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B221
BEH255-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B252
BEH255-E
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B221

BEH256 Found Skill in Behav Sciences II

This course is a continuation in the study of writing and evaluation of academic research articles. Students will use basic logic, APA style and grammar skills to write a literature review for a capstone research project. Additionally, students will evaluate and choose survey instruments for this project and formalize project methodology. Classroom exercises will not include direct use of SPSS. Prerequisite: BEH255. (3 Units; Fall/Spring)

BEH256-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Building 36 36B
BEH256-B
Hays, Krystal Shelia
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B112
BEH256-C
Walker, Soung Hwa
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B252
BEH256-A
STAFF, STAFF
07/01/2019 W 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B258
BEH256-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 126
BEH256-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 126
BEH256-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B259

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; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

BEH333-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 123
BEH333-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 124

BEH383 Statistics and Rsrch Methodlgy I

This course introduces the various quantitative and qualitative methodologies utilized in behavioral science research. Also included are the collection, treatment, and interpretation of data in research and testing using a statistical analysis application. Prerequisite: BEH 256 and either MAT 115 or STA 144. Three hours lecture, three hours lab. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

BEH383-B
Spezzaferri, Mitchell Rae
01/09/2019 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM James Complex 367
BEH383-A
Ellis, Raquel Thea
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 209
BEH383-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 367
BEH383-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B113

BEH385 Statstcs and Rsrch Methodlgy II

This course presents some of the more complex quantitative and qualitative methodologies utilized in behavioral science research. It builds on the various concepts of quantitative research, qualitative research, data collection, analysis, and interpretation introduced in previous courses. This course continues the development of student proficiency with basic and intermediate functions of a statistical analysis application. Prerequisite: BEH 383. Three hours lecture, three hours lab. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

BEH385-D
Walker, Soung Hwa
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 375
BEH385-C
Mauldin, Kristin N.
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 375
BEH385-A
Mauldin, Kristin N.
01/09/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
BEH385-B
Mauldin, Kristin N.
01/09/2019 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
BEH385-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN
BEH385-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS ONLN

Upper Division Requirements

PSY301 Histry and Systems of Psychology

This course is an overview of the major schools of thought in psychology presented in historical, philosophical and scientific context. The methods of inquiry, terminology and theoretical systems of historical and contemporary psychology will be surveyed. The primary goal is to understand the connections and progressions of psychology throughout its development. Prerequisite: PSY 213. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

PSY301-A
Thompson, Rowana Ilona
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B252
PSY301-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A111

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-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B218
PSY320-A
Handojo, Virgo
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B110
PSY320-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B219
PSY320-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B220

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
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 127
PSY322-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 250
PSY322-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B112
PSY322-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B218

PSY325 Tests and Measurements

This course is a survey of the construction, application, interpretation and evaluation of psychological tests. Theory and principles related to psychological assessment and testing will be examined. Tests used to measure general mental abilities, specific abilities and aptitudes, personality, interests and attitudes are surveyed. Prerequisite: PSY 213 and BEH 383. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

PSY325-A
Larsen, Anne-Marie
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 127
PSY325-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus M260

PSY328 Cognitive Psychology

This course provides an introduction into the structure and processes of the mind, focusing on topics including perception, attention, memory, decision-making, and consciousness. Students will engage with research examining cognition from a behavioral, information-processing, and a physiological perspective. Additionally, students will engage with the philosophical/epistemological assumptions in the study of cognition, with relevant applications in domains such as artificial intelligence, criminal justice, and theology. Prerequisite: PSY 213. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

PSY328-B
Smith, Erin I.
01/09/2019 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex ONLN
PSY328-A
Smith, Erin I.
01/09/2019 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex ONLN
PSY328-A
Smith, Erin I.
09/03/2019 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN

PSY346 Abnormal Psychology

Study of the dynamics, cultural implications and prevention of abnormal behavior including neuroses, psychoses, character disorders, psychosomatic reactions and other abnormal personality patterns. Textual and lecture attention will be given to the impact of the environment and oppressed populations in relation to abnormal behavior. Prerequisite: PSY 213. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

PSY346-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/09/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 203
PSY346-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 204
PSY346-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus P280
PSY346-B
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 123

PSY422 Theories Of Counseling

A survey of modern theories of therapeutic counseling with emphasis on gaining an understanding of the psychological principles underlying these methods. Prerequisite: PSY 213. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

PSY422-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 251
PSY422-B
Vazquez, Veola E.
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 106
PSY422-A
Vazquez, Veola E.
09/03/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B221

PSY473 Psychophysiology

This course is an introduction to the capacity, limitations, and complexities of the human brain and its relationship to the neural and endocrine processes underlying brain function and behavior. Prerequisite: PSY 213. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

PSY473-B
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B252
PSY473-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
01/09/2019 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
PSY473-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/03/2019 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN

Choose one of the following:

BEH480 Capstone

This course provides students the opportunity to integrate and demonstrate learning from their major, evaluate their own strengths/weaknesses and demonstrate an understanding of the integration of a Christian worldview and their major field of study. Students will evaluate their personal goals, calling and purpose as well as develop skills to move toward successful and fruitful participation in multiple levels of community, including graduate school and careers. Prerequisite: Senior status. (3 units; Fall/Spring))

BEH480-A
Gustafson, Jacqueline N.
01/09/2019 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Mission Hall ONLN
BEH480-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2019 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS ONLN

PSY440 Internship in Human Services

A practical application of basic psychological principles in community or campus responsibilities under professional supervision. Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: PSY 213 and permission of the Dean of the School of Behavioral Sciences. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

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.