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2023-2024 ACADEMIC DEGREE PLAN

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Bachelors Degree in Political Science and Biblical Studies

In addition to the specified general education courses, this academic major requires 30 lower division and 40 upper division credits as follows: Lower Division (30 credits)
 PS 101 The History of Political Science (3 credits)
 PS 120 American Politics (3 credits)
 PS 125 Introduction to Political Science (3 credits)
 PS 140 Constitutional Law (3 credits) 
PS 150 Comparative Politics and Government (3 credits)
 PS 200 Global Political Economies (3 credits)
 PS 210 Law, Morality, and War (3 credits)
 PS 230 American Foreign Relations (3 credits)
 PS 240 Intro to Microeconomics (3 credits) RSCH 250 Research Methods & Design (3 credits) Upper Division (40 credits)
 PS 300 Terrorism, Antiterrorism, and Homeland Security (3 credits)
 PS 310 Early Political Processes and Theories (3 credits)
 PS 320 Modern Political Processes and Theories (3 credits)
 PS 330 Introduction to Political Theory (3 credits) 
PS 340 Introduction to Law (3 credits)
 PS 350 Urban Politics (3 credits)
 PS 400 International Politics (3 credits) 
PS 410 The American Political System (3 credits)
 PS 420 Intro to Macroeconomics (3 credits)
 PS 430 Laws, Politics, and Justice (3 credits)
 PS 440 Advanced Seminar in Political Science (3 credits) 
PS 495 Senior Political Science Capstone (3 credits)
 PS 499 Political Science Internship (4 credits)

Doctor

Bachelors Degree in Pre-medicine and Biblical Studies

In addition to the specified general education courses, this academic major requires 30 lower division and 42 upper division credits as follows: Lower Division (30-32 units) MED 110 General Biology (3 credits) MED 110L General Biology Lab (1 credit) MED 120 General Chemistry (3 credits) MED 120L General Chemistry Lab (1 credit) COM 120 Fundamentals of Human Communication (3 credits) MED 130 Fundamentals of Physics (3 credits) MED 130L Fundamentals of Physics Lab (1 credit) MED 210 Anatomy and Physiology (3 credits) MED 210L Anatomy and Physiology Lab (1 credit) MED 220 General Microbiology (3 credits) MED 220L General Microbiology Lab (1 credit) MED 240 Organic Chemistry (3 credits) MED 240L Organic Chemistry Lab (1 credit) RSCH 250 Research Methods & Design (3 credits) Upper Division (42 units) MED 300 Medical Terminology (3 credits) MED 310 Ethics in Medicine (3 credits) MED 320 History of Medicine (3 credits) MED 330 Principles of Biochemistry (3 credits) MED 330L Principles of Biochemistry Lab (1 credits) MED 340 Molecular and Cellular Biology (3 credits) MED 400 Modern Pharmacology (4 credits) MED 420 Pathophysiology (4 credits) MED 430 Advanced Biochemistry (3 credits) MED 430L Advanced Biochemistry Lab (1 credits) MED 440 Epigenetics (4 credits) SCI 450 Directed Research in Medicine (3 credits) SCI 495 Senior Pre-med Capstone (3 credits) 
 SCI 499 Pre-med Internship (4 credits)

Round Library

Bachelors Degree in Education and Biblical Studies

In addition to the specified general education courses, this academic major requires 30 lower division and 40 upper division credits as follows: Lower Division (30 credits) TE 100 History of Education (3 credits) TE 110 Educational Methodology (3 credits) TE 120 Introduction to Curriculum Design (3 credits) TE 130 Educational Psychology (3 credits) TE 140 Human Development (3 credits) TE 200 Diverse Learning Styles (3 credits) TE 210 Classroom Management (3 credits) TE 220 Educational Technology (3 credits) TE 230 The Compassionate Classroom (3 credits) RSCH 250 Research Methods & Design (3 credits) Upper Division (40 credits) TE 300 Ethics in Education (3 credits) TE 310 Elementary Teaching Methodologies (3 credits) TE 320 Secondary Teaching Methodologies (3 credits) TE 330 Introduction to Human Motivation (3 credits) TE 340 Introduction to Assessment (3 credits) TE 350 Teaching the Social Sciences (3 credits) TE 400 Teaching STEM (3 credits) TE 410 Teaching the Bible (3 credits) TE 420 Teaching Arts and Activity (3 credits) PSY 430 Conflict Negotiation and Resolution (3 credits) TE 440 Applied Research in Education (3 credits)
 TE 495 Senior Educational Methodology Capstone (3 credits) TE 499 Senior Teaching Internship (4 credits)

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Bachelors Degree in Entrepreneurship and Biblical Studies

In addition to the specified general education courses, this academic major requires 30 lower division and 40 upper division credits as follows: Lower Division (30 credits) ENT 100 History of Entrepreneurship (3 credits) COM 120 Business and Organizational Communication (3 credits) BUS 130 Developing a Business Plan (3 credits) ENT 140 Strategic Management and Innovation (3 credits) ENT 150 Global Lessons in Entrepreneurship (3 credits) BUS 200 Business Administration (3 credits) ENT 210 Pathways to Entrepreneurship (3 credits) COM 220 Intercultural Communication (3 credits) BUS 240 Small Business Management (3 credits) RSCH 250 Research Methods & Design (3 credits) Upper Division (40 credits) BUS 300 Business Ethics (3 credits) COM 310 Organizational Leadership (3 credits) BUS 320 Foundations of Microeconomics (3 credits) BUS 340 New Venture Financing (3 credits) BUS 350 Introduction to Business Law (3 credits) BUS 360 Marketing and Sales (3 credits) BUS 400 Foundations of Macroeconomics (3 credits) BUS 410 Building a Sustainable Enterprise (3 credits) ENT 420 Running a Family Business (3 credits) PSY 430 Conflict Negotiation and Resolution (3 credits) ENT 440 Applied Research in Entrepreneurship (3 credits) ENT 450 Entrepreneurship Capstone Project (3 credits)
 ENT 499 Entrepreneurship Internship (4 credits)

Live Performance

Bachelors Degree in Communication and Biblical Studies, Music Emphasis 

In addition to the specified general education courses, this academic major requires 30 lower division, 40 upper division credits, and 15 emphasis credits as follows: Lower Division (30 units) COM 110 History of Communication (3 credits)
 COM 120 Fundamentals of Human Communication (3 credits) COM 150 Writing for Journalism and Sales (3 credits) COM 190 Narrative Storytelling (3 credits) COM 200 Media and Worldview (3 credits) COM 215 Ethics in Communication (3 credits) COM 220 Communication in Film and Media (3 credits) COM 230 Advertising and Persuasive Communication (3 credits) COM 245 Motivational Speaking (3 credits) RSCH 250 Research Methods & Design (3 credits)
 Upper Division (40 units) COM 310 Interpersonal Communication (3 credits) COM 320 Small Group Communication (3 credits) COM 340 Conflict Management (3 credits) COM 350 Argumentation and Debate (3 credits) PSY 330 Personality Psychology (3 credits) COM 340 Intercultural Communication (3 credits) COM 350 Theories of Communication (3 credits) COM 400 Organizational Communication and Leadership (3 credits) COM 410 Gender Communication (3 credits) COM 420 Crisis Communication (3 credits) PSY 430 Conflict Negotiation and Resolution (3 credits) COM 450 Senior Communication Capstone (3 credits) COM 499 Communication Internship (4 credits) Emphasis in Music (15 units) 
 MUS 100 Applied Voice/Instrument (1 credits)
 MUS 200 Beginning Keyboard (1 credits)
 MUS 250 Music Theory (3 credits)
 MUS 300 Survey of World Music (3 credits)
 MUS 410 Psychology of Music (3 credits)
 MUS 450 Music Recital/Performance/Practicum (3 credits)

Public Speaker

Bachelors Degree in Communication and Biblical Studies, Entrepreneurship Emphasis 

In addition to the specified general education courses, this academic major requires 30 lower division, 40 upper division credits, and 15 emphasis credits as follows: Lower Division (30 units) COM 110 History of Communication (3 credits)
 COM 120 Fundamentals of Human Communication (3 credits) COM 150 Writing for Journalism and Sales (3 credits) COM 190 Narrative Storytelling (3 credits) COM 200 Media and Worldview (3 credits) COM 215 Ethics in Communication (3 credits) COM 220 Communication in Film and Media (3 credits) COM 230 Advertising and Persuasive Communication (3 credits) COM 245 Motivational Speaking (3 credits) RSCH 250 Research Methods & Design (3 credits)
 Upper Division (40 units) COM 310 Interpersonal Communication (3 credits) COM 320 Small Group Communication (3 credits) COM 340 Conflict Management (3 credits) COM 350 Argumentation and Debate (3 credits) PSY 330 Personality Psychology (3 credits) COM 340 Intercultural Communication (3 credits) COM 350 Theories of Communication (3 credits) COM 400 Organizational Communication and Leadership (3 credits) COM 410 Gender Communication (3 credits) COM 420 Crisis Communication (3 credits) PSY 430 Conflict Negotiation and Resolution (3 credits) COM 450 Senior Communication Capstone (3 credits) COM 499 Communication Internship (4 credits) Emphasis in Entrepreneurship (15 units) 
 ENT 100 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 credits) 
 BUS 130 Developing a Business Plan (3 credits) 
BUS 200 Business Administration (3 credits)
 BUS 360 Marketing and Sales (3 credits)
 ENT 450 Entrepreneurship Capstone Project (3 credits)

Psychotherapy

Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Biblical Studies

In addition to the specified general education courses, this academic major requires 30 lower division and 40 upper division credits as follows: Lower Division (30-32 units) PSY 100 Intro to Psychology (3 credits) PSY 150 Social Psychology (3 credits) PSY 180 Personality Psychology (3 credits)
 PSY 200 The Psychology of Aging (3 units) 
 PSY 210 Cross-cultural Psychology (3 credits)
 PSY 220 Intro to Neuroscience (3 credits)
 PSY 250 Statistics for the Social Sciences (3 credits)
 PSY 270 Experimental Psychology (3 credits) 
PSY 280 Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
 RSCH 250 Research Methods & Design (3 credits) Upper Division (40 credits) PSY 300 The History of Psychology (3 credits) PSY 310 Ethics in Psychology (3 credits)
 PSY 330 Sensation and Perception (3 credits)
 PSY 340 Learning (3 credits)
 PSY 350 Human Cognition (3 credits)
 PSY 380 Human Motivation (3 credits)
 PSY 400 Theories and Methods of Integration (3 credits)
 PSYC 410 Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
 PSYC 420 Psychology of the Family (3 credits)
 PSYC 430 The Psychology of Addictions (3 credits)
 PSYC 440 Current Issues in Psychology (3 credits)
 PSY 450 Senior Psychology Capstone (3 credits)
 PSY 499 Psychology Internship (4 credits)

Car Mechanic

Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Biblical Studies

In addition to the specified general education courses, this academic major requires 30 lower division and 40 upper division credits as follows: 
 Lower Division (30 credits) ENG 100 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering (3 credits) ENG 120 Statistics for Engineering (3 credits) ENG 140 Engineering Dynamics (3 credits) ENG 160 Philosophy of Design (3 credits) MED 120 General Chemistry (3 credits) ENG 200 Measurement and Data Analysis (3 credits) ENG 220 Introduction to Design and Modeling (3 credits) MAT 230 Calculus (3 credits) ENG 240 Introduction to Thermodynamics (3 credits) RSCH 250 Research Methods & Design (3 credits) Upper Division (40 credits) ENG 300 History of Engineering (3 credits) ENG 310 System Dynamics (3 credits) ENG 320 Mechanical Vibrations (3 credits) ENG 340 Strength Testing (3 credits) ENG 350 Fluid Mechanics (3 credits) ENG 370 Heat Transfer (3 credits) ENG 400 Mechanics of Materials (3 credits) ENG 410 Linear Analysis (3 credits) ENG 420 General Physics (3 credits) ENG 430 Subtractive Manufacturing (3 credits) ENG 440 Introduction to Electronics (3 credits) ENG 450 Senior Engineering Capstone (3 credits) ENG 499 Engineering Internship (4 credits)

Computer Programming

Bachelors Degree in Computer Sciences and Biblical Studies

In addition to the specified general education courses, this academic major requires 31 lower division and 42 upper division credits as follows: Lower Division (31 credits) COR 100 Foundations in Computer Science History: 3 credits 
 COM 102 Interpersonal Communication: 3 credits
 BUS 104 Information Systems and Computer Application: 3 credits
 CS 102 Fundamentals of Information Technology: 3 credits
 CS 109 Introduction to IT Programming: 3 credits 
 CS 150 Web Development Foundations: 3 credits 
 CS 202 Network and System Security: 3 credits 
CS 210 Business of IT Project Management: 3 credits 
 CS 215 Business of IT: Applications: 3 credits 
 SCI 250 Integrated Physical Sciences: 3 credits 
 SCI 251 Natural Science Lab: 1 credit Upper Division (42 credits) CS 300 Scripting and Programming, Foundations: 3 credits CS 310 Computer Architecture: 3 credits CS 315 Introduction to Computer Systems: 3 credits CS 320 Data Structures and Algorithms I: 3 credits
 CS 330 Data Structures and Algorithms II: 3 credits CS 370 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence: 3 credits CS 390 Programming I: Problem Solving: 3 credits CS 410 Discrete Mathematics and Functional Programming: 3 credits BUS 311 Project Management: 3 credits CS 420 Programming II: Object-Oriented Design: 3 credits CS 425 Software Development: 3 credits CS 440 Hacking and Ethical Issues in Technology: 3 credits CS 450 Computer Science Capstone Project: 3 credits 
 CS 499 Computer Science Internship: 3 credits

Young Doctor

Bachelors Degree in Nursing and Biblical Studies

In addition to the specified general education courses, this academic major requires 30 lower division and 40 upper division credits as follows: Lower Division (30-32 units) NUR 100 Introduction to Nursing (3 credits) MED 110 General Biology (3 credits) NUR 150 Emergency Care (3 credits) MED 210 Anatomy and Physiology (3 credits) COM 220 Intercultural Communication (3 credits) MED 220 General Microbiology (3 credits) MED 240 Organic Chemistry (3 credits) MED 220L General Microbiology Lab (1 credit) PSY 240 Developmental Psychology (3 credits) RSCH 250 Research Methods & Design (3 credits) Upper Division (40 credits) MED 300 Medical Terminology (3 credits) MED 310 Ethics in Medicine (3 credits) MED 320 History of Nursing (3 credits) COM Fundamentals of Human Communication (3 credits) NUR 350 Community Health Care and Problem Solving (3 credits) NUR 360 International Health Care Practices (3 credits) MED 400 Modern Pharmacology (3 credits) MED 420 Pathophysiology (3 credits) NUR 430 Maternal Development (3 credits) NUR 435 Child Development (3 credits) NUR 440 Mental Health and Well-being (3 credits) NU 450 Senior Nursing Capstone (3 credits) NU 499 Nursing Internship/Clinicals (4 credits)

General Education Requirements
All Majors, 2023-2024

CVCU General Education (GE) Requirements
Units per course
Units per focus
GE Focus 1: Biblical History and Worldview
9
GOV 200: Biblical Governance and Economics
3
THEO 100: New Testament Principles and Practices
3
THEO 120: Apologetics: Science and the Christian
3
GE Focus 2: Written and Oral Communication
9
COM 105: Strategic Business Communication
3
RSCH 200: Statistical Analysis and Research Writing
3
COM 150: Speech and Debate
3
GE Focus 3: Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking
9
PHIL 200: Philosophy, Christianity, and World Religions
3
SCI 100: Biological Sciences
3
MAT 120: Algebraic Functions and Logical Analysis
3
GE Focus 3: History and Social Sciences
9
PSY 150: General Psychology
3
HIS 200: Survey of World History
3
HIS 250: Survey of American History
3
GE Focus 4: Arts and Humanities
6
THE 100 Introduction to Theater
3
FA 150 Introduction to Fine Arts
3
MUS 165 Introduction to Classical Music
3
GE Focus 5: Personal Development
9
PD 101: Career Forecasting*
3
PD 120 Personal Finance
3
PD 200 Personal Fitness and Nutrition
3
PSY 250 Marriage and Family
3
Total GE
51 units
Total Units for Graduation: 51 GE, 40 LD, 30 UD
Plus LD/UD
121 units
GE Focus 1: Biblical History and Worldview
9
GOV 200: Biblical Governance and Economics
3
THEO 100: New Testament Principles and Practices
3
THEO 120: Apologetics: Science and the Christian
3
GE Focus 2: Written and Oral Communication
9
COM 105: Strategic Business Communication
3
RSCH 200: Statistical Analysis and Research Writing
3
COM 150: Speech and Debate
3
GE Focus 3: Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking
9
PHIL 200: Philosophy, Christianity, and World Religions
3
SCI 100: Biological Sciences
3
MAT 120: Algebraic Functions and Logical Analysis
3
GE Focus 3: History and Social Sciences
9
PSY 150: General Psychology
3
HIS 200: Survey of World History
3
HIS 250: Survey of American History
3
GE Focus 4: Arts and Humanities
6
THE 100 Introduction to Theater
3
FA 150 Introduction to Fine Arts
3
MUS 165 Introduction to Classical Music
3
GE Focus 5: Personal Development
9
PD 101: Career Forecasting*
3
PD 120 Personal Finance
3
PD 200 Personal Fitness and Nutrition
3
PSY 250 Marriage and Family
3
Total GE
51 units
Total Units for Graduation: 51 GE, 40 LD, 30 UD
Plus LD/UD
121 units
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