Behavioral Science Minor

The behavioral science minor requires the completion of 21 units.

General Prerequisites 

 

BEH100 Survey of the Behavioral Science

This course introduces the student to the primary Behavioral Sciences of Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology and Christian Behavioral Sciences. The course addresses human beings and behavior from the distinctive theoretical perspectives of each of these behavioral sciences. General subject areas include theory and methodology of Behavioral Science research, human biology and behavior, personality and human development in a socio-cultural context, behavior in the context of ethics and values, and social and cultural change. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BEH100-A
Nevels, Rashael
09/06/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B111
BEH100-B
Nevels, Rashael
09/06/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B252
BEH100-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Mission Hall 109
BEH100-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/08/2023 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

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
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA ONLN
PSY213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA ONLN
PSY213-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA ONLN
PSY213-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 AM Yeager Center B252
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN
PSY213-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/08/2023 M 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

Choose one of the following: 

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; Fall/Spring)

ANT225-B
Melika, Ash
09/06/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A111
ANT225-E
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
09/06/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 251
ANT225-C
Melika, Ash
09/06/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A111
ANT225-A
Melika, Ash
09/06/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
ANT225-D
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
09/06/2022 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 125
ANT225-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall 109
ANT225-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 125
ANT225-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 125
ANT225-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/08/2023 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

SOC213 Introduction to Sociology

A general introduction to the scientific study of human behavior in social settings. It includes major theories of human behavior in terms of culture, socialization, primary groups, stratification and social class, population, family, religion, and social change. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

SOC213-A
Mshigeni, Deogratius
09/06/2022 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex ONLN
SOC213-B
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/06/2022 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
SOC213-D
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/06/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Building 36 36A2
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA ONLN
SOC213-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B252
SOC213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 202
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
07/03/2023 W 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

Upper Division Requirements

 

ANT430 Culture and Personality

This course focuses on the interaction between personal patterns of behavior and social influences, paying particular attention to media influence and a history of social and psychological perspectives. Students will consider the dynamic between environment and heredity (nature/nurture) as they explore several facets of human behavior. Prerequisite: ANT 225 or BEH 100. (3 units; Fall)

ANT430-A
Goodman-Bowling, Julie Marcele
09/06/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 252

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
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
PSY322-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2023 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

SOC381 Social Theory

This course introduces classical and contemporary sociological theories to examine the fundamental forces that influence human interactions in daily living. Specific emphasis is given to the relationships between social institutions, social and economic power, socially constructed reality, and cultural effects on individual identity, expression, and opportunities in society. Recognition of the differences between the secular patterns of norms and behaviors are paralleled with faith integration on constructs of beliefs and behaviors. Prerequisite: BEH 100 or SOC 213. (3 units; Fall)

SOC381-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/06/2022 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN

Plus, 12 units of upper division anthropology, Christian behavioral science, psychology or sociology