Behavioral Science Minor

Minor in Behavioral Science (21 units)

General Prerequisites 

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)

ANT225-C
Melika, Ash
09/06/2016 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 191
ANT225-B
Stokes, H. Bruce
09/06/2016 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 192
ANT225-E
Goodman, Julie Marcele
09/06/2016 M 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM BUS B110
ANT225-A
Melika, Ash
09/06/2016 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS B252
ANT225-D
Melika, Ash
09/06/2016 M 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 203
ANT225-F
Goodman, Julie Marcele
09/06/2016 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 204
ANT225-A
Melika, Ash
01/11/2017 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS
ANT225-B
Melika, Ash
01/11/2017 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS
ANT225-C
Stokes, H. Bruce
01/11/2017 M 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS
ANT225-D
Melika, Ash
01/11/2017 - BUS 202
ANT225-E
Goodman, Julie Marcele
01/11/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 202
ANT225-F
Goodman, Julie Marcele
01/11/2017 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 202

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
Moore, Marilyn
09/06/2016 M 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS B220
BEH100-B
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/06/2016 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 124
BEH100-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/11/2017 M 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 124

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-B
Smith, Erin I.
09/06/2016 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS ONLN
PSY213-A
Smith, Erin I.
09/06/2016 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN
PSY213-C
Mahaffey, Cristin Michelle
09/06/2016 M 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 109
PSY213-D
Wallace, Douglas S
09/06/2016 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS A112
PSY213-F
Nardi, Nicholas M.
09/06/2016 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS A112
PSY213-A
Smith, Erin I.
01/11/2017 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 250
PSY213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2017 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 250
PSY213-C
Pelletier, Joseph P.
01/11/2017 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 250
PSY213-E
Mauldin, Kristin N.
01/11/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 250
PSY213-F
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2017 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 250
PSY213-D
Pelletier, Joseph P.
01/11/2017 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 204

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, Julie Marcele
09/06/2016 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS B112

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)

PSY322-B
Handojo, Virgo
09/06/2016 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS B111
PSY322-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
09/06/2016 M 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 36A2
PSY322-A
Pearce, Kenneth C.
01/11/2017 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS
PSY322-B
Handojo, Virgo
01/11/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS

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: BEH100 or SOC213. (3 units; Fall)

SOC381-A
Moore, Marilyn
09/06/2016 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 204

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.