Courses

 Major Requirements

  

Lower Division Requirement

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
Larsen, Anne-Marie
09/06/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 127
PSY213-D
Regueiro, Veronica
09/06/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus M260
PSY213-C
Nevels, Rashael
09/06/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 204
PSY213-E
King, Autumn Pamela
09/06/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 109
PSY213-F
King, Autumn Pamela
09/06/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 109
PSY213-B
Larsen, Anne-Marie
09/06/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 124
PSY213-D
King, Autumn Pamela
01/09/2023 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-A
Crosby, Robert G.
01/09/2023 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-B
Crosby, Robert G.
01/09/2023 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY213-C
Larsen, Anne-Marie
01/09/2023 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Mission Hall ONLN
PSY213-E
Handojo, Virgo
01/09/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 AM Yeager Center B252
PSY213-A
Frederick, Thomas Vincent
05/08/2023 M 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
PSY213-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 204
PSY213-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 204
PSY213-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
PSY213-E
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 109
PSY213-F
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 109

 

Methodology Requirements

BEH250 Reading and Writing in Beh Sci

In this course, students learn to write formal manuscripts using APA style. They also learn to read, understand, and critically evaluate behavioral science research as presented in academic journals and conferences. Learners in this course build foundational skills needed to succeed in their future courses. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer & OPS)

BEH250-C
King, Autumn Pamela
09/06/2022 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B220
BEH250-E
King, Autumn Pamela
09/06/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 252
BEH250-B
Nevels, Rashael
09/06/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B111
BEH250-D
Leach, Catherine M.
09/06/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 125
BEH250-A
Leach, Catherine M.
09/06/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 106
BEH250-B
King, Autumn Pamela
01/09/2023 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 103
BEH250-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/09/2023 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus L249
BEH250-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
BEH250-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
BEH250-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
BEH250-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
BEH250-E
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA

BEH290 Introduction to Research Methods

This course provides a comprehensive overview of both quantitative and qualitative research methods used in behavioral science research, along with an understanding of the ethical considerations and other challenges involved in good research design. Additional topics include measurement, sampling, and qualitative and quantitative data analysis. Prerequisite: BEH 250. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

BEH290-B
Travis, Erika J.
09/06/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 103
BEH290-A
Travis, Erika J.
09/06/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 103
BEH290-C
Leach, Catherine M.
09/06/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B221
BEH290-B
Leach, Catherine M.
01/09/2023 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 203
BEH290-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/09/2023 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 123
BEH290-A
STAFF, STAFF
07/03/2023 W 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
BEH290-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
BEH290-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
BEH290-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

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; Fall/Spring & OPS)

BEH333-A
Lewis, Nathaniel P
09/06/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 204
BEH333-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/09/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Mission Hall 109
BEH333-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus M262

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. Prerequisites: BEH 290, and either MAT 115 or STA 144. Lecture: 3 hours. Lab: 3 hours. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

BEH383-B
Mun, Sophia S.
09/06/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-C
Mun, Sophia S.
09/06/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-A
Mun, Sophia S.
09/06/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 209
BEH383-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/09/2023 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B114
BEH383-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B113
BEH383-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 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-B
Fuller, Joshua Auren_K
09/06/2022 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex ONLN
BEH385-A
Fuller, Joshua Auren_K
09/06/2022 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
BEH385-C
Mun, Sophia S.
01/09/2023 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 375
BEH385-D
Mun, Sophia S.
01/09/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B113
BEH385-A
Mun, Sophia S.
01/09/2023 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B113
BEH385-B
Mun, Sophia S.
01/09/2023 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B113
BEH385-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex ONLN
BEH385-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center 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
Secrets, Christina Marie
09/06/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center A111
PSY301-A
Reed, Jasmine J.
01/09/2023 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B252
PSY301-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center A110

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
09/06/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 191
PSY320-B
Handojo, Virgo
09/06/2022 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B112
PSY320-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/09/2023 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B218
PSY320-A
Handojo, Virgo
01/09/2023 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B220
PSY320-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
PSY320-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 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-A
Handojo, Virgo
09/06/2022 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B111
PSY322-B
Secrets, Christina Marie
09/06/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B220
PSY322-B
Purrington, Susan N
01/09/2023 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 252
PSY322-A
Purrington, Susan N
01/09/2023 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B259
PSY322-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
PSY322-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 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 350 or 383. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

PSY325-A
Larsen, Anne-Marie
09/06/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 124
PSY325-A
Larsen, Anne-Marie
01/09/2023 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall ONLN
PSY325-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 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.
09/06/2022 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM James Complex ONLN
PSY328-A
Smith, Erin I.
09/06/2022 M 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM James Complex ONLN
PSY328-B
Smith, Erin I.
01/09/2023 W 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY328-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 M 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA ONLN
PSY328-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 W 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM TBA 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-A
Handojo, Virgo
09/06/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B252
PSY346-B
Freeman, Laura K
09/06/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus L243
PSY346-B
Larsen, Anne-Marie
01/09/2023 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus L243
PSY346-A
Larsen, Anne-Marie
01/09/2023 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus L243
PSY346-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
PSY346-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus M260

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
Thomazin, Thomas W.
09/06/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus M261
PSY422-B
Knabb, Adrienne A.
01/09/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B220
PSY422-A
Freeman, Laura K
01/09/2023 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B259
PSY422-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 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-Ryan, Carol A.
09/06/2022 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center ONLN
PSY473-B
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
01/09/2023 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B220
PSY473-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
01/09/2023 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN
PSY473-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA 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
Wallace, Douglas S
09/06/2022 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
BEH480-A
Wallace, Douglas S
01/09/2023 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
BEH480-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA ONLN

BEH440 Field Experience

A practical application of field experience for students in community or campus responsibilities for the Anthropology, Behavioral Science, Psychology, or Sociology majors in a field placement under professional supervision. Pass/Fail. Fieldwork: 120 hours. Additional exam fee (TRAD only). Prerequisite: ANT 225, PSY 213, or SOC 213 and permission of the Dean. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

BEH440-A
Gustafson, Jacqueline N.
09/06/2022 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor ONLN
BEH440-A
Gustafson, Jacqueline N.
01/09/2023 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor ONLN
BEH440-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/05/2023 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Instructor ONLN

 

Optional Concentrations (12-15 units)

 

Students can earn an optional concentration in one of the following areas:

  • Forensic Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Life Span Development
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Social Work
  • Sports Psychology

*Each optional concentration requires the completion of a minimum of twelve (12) distinct units beyond the major.

Please see the current catalog for more information.  

 

 


*Curriculum subject to change. Please see the current catalog for more information.