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-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

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
Travis, Erika J.
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 191
BEH255-C
Goodman - Bowling, Julie Marcele
09/04/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 250
BEH255-D
Huang, Chao-Lun Jacob
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 190
BEH255-E
Edge, Cianna Renae
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 252
BEH255-A
Huang, Chao-Lun Jacob
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus P280
BEH255-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
BEH255-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

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-B
Walker, Soung Hwa
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus A014
BEH256-C
Hays, Krystal Shelia
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 166
BEH256-A
Travis, Erika J.
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 191
BEH256-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
BEH256-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
BEH256-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
BEH256-A
STAFF, STAFF
07/01/2019 W 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

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

BEH383 Statistics & Rsrch Methodology 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-D
Spezzaferri, Mitchell Rae
09/04/2018 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 367
BEH383-A
Fuller, Joshua Auren_K
09/04/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-B
Huang, Chao-Lun Jacob
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-C
Ellis, Raquel Thea
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
BEH383-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

BEH385 Statistics & Rsrch MethodologyII

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-B
Mauldin, Kristin N.
09/04/2018 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS ONLN
BEH385-A
Mauldin, Kristin N.
09/04/2018 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN
BEH385-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
BEH385-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
BEH385-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

Upper Division Requirements

PSY301 History & 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
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A111
PSY301-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 204

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

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
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus L240
PSY325-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

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-A
Smith, Erin I.
09/04/2018 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY328-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
PSY328-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

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-A
Larsen, Anne-Marie
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus L240
PSY346-B
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 123
PSY346-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 203
PSY346-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 203

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
Vazquez, Veola E.
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B258
PSY422-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
PSY422-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA

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-A
Minton, Carol
09/04/2018 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY473-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
PSY473-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

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.
09/04/2018 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center 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.