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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

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-B B Stokes, H. Bruce 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex
192
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-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 Melika, Ash 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
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Spring 2017 ANT225-B B Melika, Ash 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
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Spring 2017 ANT225-C C Stokes, H. Bruce 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
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Spring 2017 ANT225-D D Melika, Ash 01/11/2017 Array Array - Array Sch Business Building
202
Spring 2017 ANT225-E E Goodman, Julie Marcele 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
202
Spring 2017 ANT225-F F Goodman, Julie Marcele 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
202
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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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Lower Division Requirements

ICS105 Introduction to Global Studies

ICS105 Introduction to Global Studies

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 ICS105-F F Nsofor, C. Fyne L. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex
376
Fall 2016 ICS105-D D Nsofor, C. Fyne L. 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex
190
Fall 2016 ICS105-C C Nsofor, C. Fyne L. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center
B111
Fall 2016 ICS105-B B Lewis, Jeff C. 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
124
Fall 2016 ICS105-A A Lewis, Jeff C. 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
124
Spring 2017 ICS105-C C Nsofor, C. Fyne L. 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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Spring 2017 ICS105-D D Nsofor, C. Fyne L. 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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Spring 2017 ICS105-E E Nsofor, C. Fyne L. 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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Spring 2017 ICS105-B B Jenkins, Amanda Kristine 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
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Spring 2017 ICS105-A A Lewis, Jeff C. 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
125
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ICS205 Models of Discipleship

ICS205 Models of Discipleship

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 ICS205-A A Zunigha, Brian L 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM James Complex
171
Spring 2017 ICS205-A A STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA
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Spring 2017 ICS205-T1 T1 STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM TBA
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Upper Division Requirements

ICS305 Global Perspectives

ICS305 Global Perspectives

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2017 ICS305-T3 T3 Lewis, Jeff C. 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
125
Spring 2017 ICS305-A A Lewis, Jeff C. 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
125
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ICS405 Marketplace Strat for Global Adv

ICS405 Marketplace Strat for Global Adv

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 ICS405-A A Nsofor, C. Fyne L. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex
376
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ICS430 Intercultural Communications

ICS430 Intercultural Communications

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 ICS430-A A Jenkins, Amanda Kristine 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
250
Spring 2017 ICS430-A A Jenkins, Amanda Kristine 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
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ICS431 Cross-cultural Immersion

ICS431 Cross-cultural Immersion

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2016 ICS431-A A Lewis, Jeff C. 05/02/2016 Array Array - Array Instructor
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Spring 2017 ICS431-A A STAFF, STAFF 01/11/2017 Array Array - Array TBA
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PHI353 Comparative Religions

PHI353 Comparative Religions

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)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2016 PHI353-A A Stumpf, Amy R. 05/02/2016 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Yeager Center
B111
Fall 2016 PHI353-B B Stumpf, Amy R. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
203
Fall 2016 PHI353-A A Stumpf, Amy R. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
203
Spring 2017 PHI353-A A Stumpf, Amy R. 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
124
Spring 2017 PHI353-B B Stumpf, Amy R. 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
124
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*International/Intercultural experience required.