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School of Behavioral Sciences

Behavioral Science Minor

Minor in Behavioral Science (21 units)

General Prerequisites 

ANT225 Cultural Anthropology

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; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2016 ANT225-A A Goodman, Julie Marcele 05/02/2016 Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
A110
Fall 2016 ANT225-C C Melika, Ash 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex
191
Fall 2016 ANT225-B B Stokes, H. Bruce 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex
192
Fall 2016 ANT225-E E Goodman, Julie Marcele 09/06/2016 Monday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Yeager Center
B110
Fall 2016 ANT225-A A Melika, Ash 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center
B111
Fall 2016 ANT225-D D Melika, Ash 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Sch Business Building
203
Fall 2016 ANT225-F F Goodman, Julie Marcele 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
204
Spring 2017 ANT225-A A STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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Spring 2017 ANT225-B B STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
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Spring 2017 ANT225-C C STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
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Spring 2017 ANT225-D D STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Array Array - Array Sch Business Building
202
Spring 2017 ANT225-E E STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
202
Spring 2017 ANT225-F F STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
202
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BEH100 Survey of the Behavioral Science

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 BEH100-A A Moore, Marilyn 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center
B111
Fall 2016 BEH100-B B Pearce, Kenneth C. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
124
Spring 2017 BEH100-A A STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
124
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PSY213 General Psychology

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2016 PSY213-A A Mahaffey, Cristin Michelle 05/02/2016 Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
B110
Fall 2016 PSY213-A A Smith, Erin I. 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center
ONLN
Fall 2016 PSY213-B B Smith, Erin I. 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall
ONLN
Fall 2016 PSY213-C C STAFF, STAFF 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall
109
Fall 2016 PSY213-F F Pelletier, Joseph P. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center
A110
Fall 2016 PSY213-D D Pelletier, Joseph P. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center
A112
Spring 2017 PSY213-A A STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
250
Spring 2017 PSY213-B B STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
250
Spring 2017 PSY213-C C STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sch Business Building
250
Spring 2017 PSY213-E E STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
250
Spring 2017 PSY213-F F STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Sch Business Building
250
Spring 2017 PSY213-D D STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
204
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Upper Division Requirements

ANT430 Culture and Personality

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 ANT430-A A Goodman, Julie Marcele 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center
B112
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PSY322 Theories of Personality

PSY322 Theories of Personality

Survey of theories of personality emphasizing structure, dynamics, functions, and development of basic attitudes that influence behavior and develop constructive behavior. Prerequisite: PSY 213. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 PSY322-B B Handojo, Virgo 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center
B111
Fall 2016 PSY322-A A Pearce, Kenneth C. 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
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Spring 2017 PSY322-A A STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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Spring 2017 PSY322-B B STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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SOC381 Social Theory

SOC381 Social Theory

The theoretical constructs of Sociology are examined in light of the historical development of the discipline. Prerequisite: BEH 100 or SOC 213. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 SOC381-A A Moore, Marilyn 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
204
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Twelve (12) units of Upper Division Behavioral Science* 

*Minor students may use elective units toward a Departmental Concentration. 

Note: ANT 225 or SOC 213BEH 100, and PSY 213 are prerequisites for the Behavioral Science Minor.