Global Studies Minor

CBU's School of Christian Ministries offers a minor in global studies that is designed to help students leverage the marketable skills related to their major (for example business, engineering or music) while guiding them in developing a global perspective, capturing principles for spreading the gospel to all nations, and understanding the strategic nature of the marketplace in missions.

Global Studies Minor (21 units)

General Education Recommendation

ANT225 Cultural Anthropology
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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; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ANT225-A
Melika, Ash
01/11/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 166
ANT225-C
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/11/2017 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex 166
ANT225-B
Melika, Ash
01/11/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 166
ANT225-F
Goodman, Julie Marcele
01/11/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 202
ANT225-D
Melika, Ash
01/11/2017 W 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM BUS 204
ANT225-E
Melika, Ash
01/11/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 202
ANT225-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/08/2017 T 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B258
ANT225-B
Melika, Ash
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 125
ANT225-A
Melika, Ash
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 125

ANT430 Culture and Personality
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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
Stokes, H. Bruce
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 127

Lower Division Requirements

ICS105 Introduction to Global Studies
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This course contrasts basic western egocentric Christianity with the God-centered global perspective of biblical Christianity. The course addresses the basic elements of the Christian faith in the context of God's global agenda. Topics include worldview, God's global purpose, the Kingdom of God, prayer, the Holy Spirit, the mission of the Church. (3 units; Interdisciplinary, Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ICS105-D
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
01/11/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 181
ICS105-C
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
01/11/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 181
ICS105-B
Jenkins, Amanda Kristine
01/11/2017 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 192
ICS105-E
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
01/11/2017 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B252
ICS105-A
Lewis, Jeff C.
01/11/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 125
ICS105-D
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 103
ICS105-E
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
09/05/2017 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B111
ICS105-F
Rogers, Mark C.
09/05/2017 T 3:45 PM - 6:15 PM BUS 124
ICS105-B
Lewis, Jeff C.
09/05/2017 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 124
ICS105-A
Lewis, Jeff C.
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 124

ICS205 Models of Discipleship
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An advanced course related to the biblical principle of discipleship, including both what a disciple of Jesus is and how disciples are made. Focus on models of discipleship and a student's development of a personal strategy of discipleship. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall)

ICS205-A
Zunigha, Brian L
01/11/2017 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center B221
ICS205-A
Zunigha, Brian L
09/05/2017 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Mission Hall 127

Upper Division Requirements

ICS305 Global Perspectives
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A general survey of the redemptive activity of God in the world-past, present, and future. Topics include the biblical basis of God's global activity, historical perspectives, mission strategies, and cultural implications, as well as contemporary missiological issues. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Spring)

ICS305-T3
Lewis, Jeff C.
01/11/2017 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 125
ICS305-A
Lewis, Jeff C.
01/11/2017 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 125

ICS405 Marketplace Strat for Global Adv
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This course focuses on the strategic nature of the marketplace as it relates to the advancement of Christ's Kingdom among the nations. This course will define God's global agenda, investigate the biblical and historical role of the marketplace in God's global strategy, guide the students to think strategically in the context of their majors, and how God will use that marketable skill to disciple the nations. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall)

ICS405-A
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 126

ICS430 Intercultural Communications
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The purpose of this course is to explore the principles of intercultural communications. This course will address principles and processes of communication from one culture to another. The course will also focus on different perceptions, ways of thinking, values, non-verbal expression, language expression and sub-groups within a culture as they relate to the media and the message. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

ICS430-A
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
01/11/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B111
ICS430-A
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 250

ICS431 Cross-cultural Immersion
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The course provides students the opportunity for supervised cross-cultural immersion and study abroad. The course also gives students the opportunity to experience, study and explore firsthand the challenges of living, communicating and serving in an international setting. The immersion experience is designed to create a context for extended and applied learning as the course concepts are integrated into life experiences. The material will be presented through lectures, small group discussions, reading assignments and cultural immersions with an emphasis relational development and service. Prerequisite: Permission of Dean of School of Christian Ministries. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring/Summer)

ICS431-A
Lewis, Jeff C.
01/11/2017 - TBA
ICS431-A
Lewis, Jeff C.
05/08/2017 - Instructor OFFC

PHI353 Comparative Religions
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This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The historical development, key figures, as well as major doctrines and practices are explored. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

PHI353-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/11/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 124
PHI353-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/11/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 124
PHI353-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
05/08/2017 W 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 103
PHI353-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 203
PHI353-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 203

*International/Intercultural experience required.