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-D
Larsen, Anne-Marie
08/24/2020 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CBU Virtual ONLN
PSY213-E
Wallace, Douglas S
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY213-F
Breitenbucher, Philip
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY213-C
Smith, Erin I.
08/24/2020 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual ONLN
PSY213-A
Smith, Erin I.
08/24/2020 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual ONLN
PSY213-B
Pearce, Kenneth C.
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY213-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual ONLN
PSY213-B
Smith, Erin I.
01/11/2021 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual ONLN
PSY213-E
Roth, Erica M.
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY213-D
Wallace, Douglas S
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY213-A
Smith, Erin I.
01/11/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual ONLN
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/03/2021 M 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

 

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
Bermejo, Russ L.
08/24/2020 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH250-E
Bermejo, Russ L.
08/24/2020 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH250-B
Flores-Carter, Kendra Maria
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH250-D
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH250-A
Mun, Sophia S.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH250-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH250-B
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

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.
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH290-A
Travis, Erika J.
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH290-C
Mun, Sophia S.
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH290-A
Travis, Erika J.
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH290-B
Mun, Sophia S.
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH290-A
STAFF, STAFF
06/28/2021 W 8:00 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
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH333-A
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

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-D
Breitenbucher, Philip
08/24/2020 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH383-B
Walker, Soung Hwa
08/24/2020 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH383-A
Walker, Soung Hwa
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH383-C
Ellis, Raquel Thea
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH383-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH383-A
Walker, Soung Hwa
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

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
08/24/2020 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CBU Virtual ONLN
BEH385-A
Fuller, Joshua Auren_K
08/24/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual ONLN
BEH385-D
Mun, Sophia S.
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH385-C
Walker, Soung Hwa
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH385-B
Fuller, Joshua Auren_K
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
BEH385-A
Fuller, Joshua Auren_K
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

 

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
Thornton, Carla Jennifer
08/24/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY301-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

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
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY320-B
Mejico, Antonio,, Jr.
08/24/2020 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY320-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY320-A
Handojo, Virgo
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

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
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY322-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
08/24/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY322-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY322-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/11/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

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
08/24/2020 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual ONLN
PSY325-A
Larsen, Anne-Marie
01/11/2021 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CBU Virtual ONLN

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.
08/24/2020 M 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CBU Virtual ONLN
PSY328-B
Smith, Erin I.
08/24/2020 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CBU Virtual ONLN
PSY328-B
Smith, Erin I.
01/11/2021 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CBU Virtual ONLN
PSY328-A
Smith, Erin I.
01/11/2021 M 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CBU Virtual 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
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY346-B
Pearce, Kenneth C.
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY346-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/11/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY346-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

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.
08/24/2020 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY422-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
PSY422-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

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.
08/24/2020 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual ONLN
PSY473-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
01/11/2021 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual ONLN
PSY473-B
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
01/11/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

 

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
08/24/2020 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual ONLN
BEH480-A
Wallace, Douglas S
01/11/2021 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual 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
  • 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.