Interdisciplinary Studies


Bachelors Degree


Degree Details
  • Required Major Units
    42
  • Cost Per Unit
    $613
  • Estimated Major Cost
    $26k
  • Avg. Completion (Months)
    18
  • Accreditation
    WASC Accredited

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Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies



Overview

Design your degree program

The fully online Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) degree program gives you the freedom to design your own Bachelor's program. The IDS program is built around the core belief that everyone has a purpose. It’s your life, it’s your purpose, and the Interdisciplinary Studies program allows you to pursue your purpose on your terms. If you started college and, for whatever reason, did not finish your degree, then the Interdisciplinary Studies degree is specifically designed for you. Capitalize on the work you have already completed at other colleges by transferring your college credits to the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program. Complete your bachelor’s degree in an environment constructed to ensure success for the busy adult student. CBU Online faculty and staff are unique in their dedication to the personal, professional, and spiritual growth of each student.  

The purpose of the online Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program is to prepare students to be well rounded and well-versed in concentrated coursework that translates to public and private sector marketplaces. Areas of emphasis develop skills in critical thinking, analyzing questions, team building, and management. An Interdisciplinary degree is one of the most versatile and foundational programs that also offer students the opportunity to gain knowledge in a specific discipline.

Professionals who graduate with a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies will be prepared for a variety of useful contributions in the business community, such as leadership, department analysis, and strengthening relationships. This interactive and hands on degree program uses online tools to engage with faculty and classmates. Coursework includes real-world projects and case studies that are immediately applicable in the workplace. The online Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies teaches graduates to think critically, interpret data and collaborate with others to solve problems. This degree program allows you to customize your emphasis based on your interests and goals, creating a clear path to graduation. This versatile degree can be a foundation for graduate studies in the student’s concentration of choice.

Students will complete Upper Division Requirements and choose two to three areas of emphasis for their degree program. This coursework will include:

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*Students may choose only two areas of emphasis by completing 6 courses, minimum of 18 units, 12 of which must be upper-division, in each of the two areas.

Areas of Emphasis

Students may choose areas of emphasis in each of the following areas:

  • Accounting (ACC)
  • Business Administration (minimum 9 units of BUS, additional units can be taken from ACC and MKT)
  • Christian Ministries (APT, CST, ICS)
  • Communication Studies (COM, JRN, PRL)
  • Computer Information Technology (CIT)
  • Criminal Justice (CJS)
  • Early Childhood Studies (ECS)
  • English (ENG)
  • Graphic Design and Digital Media (GDM)
  • Healthcare Administration and Management (minimum 9 units of HCA, additional units can be taken from HSC)
  • History (HIS)
  • Kinesiology (KIN)
  • Marketing (MKT)
  • Organizational Leadership (LDR)
  • Psychology (PSY)
  • Political Science (POL)
  • Public Health (HSC)
  • Sociology (SOC)

Upon completion of a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, many individuals will have the skills necessary to realize their creative ideas, meet the rigors of graduate level education, and contribute in leadership and analysis for small and large businesses. CBU Online’s Interdisciplinary Studies degree program connects aspiring professionals with successful professionals, mentors, and accomplished faculty from the field. Our professors, advisors, and staff guide students towards graduation with the attentiveness found in a classroom but with the flexibility of online learning.

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Course Requirements

Major Program Requirements (42 units)

Students will choose 2 to 3 areas of emphasis from CBU Online course listing.

Prerequisites to Program (6 units)

Composition

Composition

This is a process-based writing class that focuses on academic writing, reading, and critical thinking as expressed in expository and analytical writing assignments through 5 to 7 substantial essays over the course of the semester. Develops fluency, coherence, style, effectiveness, and literary analysis. Students must pass this course with a C- or better or demonstrate a comparable level of writing competence to fulfill general competency requirements and to proceed to ENG 123 - Intermediate Composition. Students may only earn credit for ENG 113 or ENG 113E - Composition Enriched with Lab. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2020
ENG113 AE Session 1
05/04/2020
06/28/2020
Online N/A N/A Flores, Ruth E.
Summer 2020
ENG113 DE Session 2
06/29/2020
08/23/2020
Online N/A N/A Sung, Tae
Fall 2020
ENG113 DE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG113 BE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG113 AE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Bartels, Gretchen C.
Fall 2020
ENG113 CE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG113 AE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG113 BE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG113 CE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG113 DE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG113 GE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
ENG113 AE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
ENG113 BE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
ENG113 DE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
ENG113 FE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
ENG113 AE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
ENG113 DE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG113 AE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG113 BE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG113 DE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG113 CE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Intermediate Composition

Intermediate Composition

Continued practice in writing with emphasis on critical thinking, argument, analysis and interpretation of multicultural readings and other interdisciplinary expository materials. Includes the writing of a major research paper (or report) in addition to several shorter essays requiring various types of documentation. Students may only earn credit for ENG 123 or ENG 123E - Intermediate Composition Enriched with Lab. Prerequisite: ENG 113 with a grade of C- or better or evidence of comparable level of writing competency. Note: Students must successfully complete this course with a grade of C- or better to fulfill general education requirements and to begin any literature course. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2020
ENG123 AE Session 1
05/04/2020
06/28/2020
Online N/A N/A Tronti, Jennifer
Summer 2020
ENG123 BE Session 1
05/04/2020
06/28/2020
Online N/A N/A Trammell, Jeanette T.
Summer 2020
ENG123 CE Session 1
05/04/2020
06/28/2020
Online N/A N/A Carranza, Nancy H.
Summer 2020
ENG123 DE Session 1
05/04/2020
06/28/2020
Online N/A N/A Cordes, David J.
Summer 2020
ENG123 FE Session 2
06/29/2020
08/23/2020
Online N/A N/A Youngren, Selina Brigette
Summer 2020
ENG123 GE Session 2
06/29/2020
08/23/2020
Online N/A N/A Clow, Shelley
Summer 2020
ENG123 HE Session 2
06/29/2020
08/23/2020
Online N/A N/A White, Guy E.
Summer 2020
ENG123 IE Session 2
06/29/2020
08/23/2020
Online N/A N/A Rasnic, Rhea_Scott
Fall 2020
ENG123 IE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG123 JE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG123 FE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG123 DE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG123 CE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG123 AE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG123 BE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG123 ME Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG123 OE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG123 KE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG123 LE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG123 NE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
ENG123 HE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Bartels, Gretchen C.
Fall 2020
ENG123 GE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Schneider, Thomas R.
Spring 2021
ENG123 AE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG123 CE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG123 DE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG123 FE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG123 GE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG123 BE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG123 HE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG123 IE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG123 JE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG123 KE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG123 NE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
ENG123 OE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
ENG123 AE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
ENG123 BE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
ENG123 CE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
ENG123 HE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
ENG123 AE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
ENG123 BE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
ENG123 CE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
ENG123 DE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
ENG123 FE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
ENG123 GE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
ENG123 HE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
ENG123 IE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 AE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 BE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 CE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 DE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 FE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 IE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 JE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 GE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 HE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 KE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 LE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 ME Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 NE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
ENG123 OE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff

Upper Division Requirements (30 units)

Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone

Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone

Students will review their personal and professional development based upon their baccalaureate experiences at California Baptist University. Students will evaluate their growth and development through the program, identify their relative strengths and areas for growth, and develop a personal development plan. Students will demonstrate critical self-reflection and ability to make judicious, relevant and insightful applicants and professional judgment from their cumulative undergraduate experience. Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chair. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Spring 2021
IDS498 AE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Personal Leadership

Personal Leadership

This course introduces the student to the concepts of personal leadership and helps identifies the skills and strategies that the student may employ to effectively lead. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Fall 2020
LDR330 AE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Davis, Dirk M.
Spring 2022
LDR330 AE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
LDR330 BE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Area of Emphasis I, II and III

Area of Emphasis I, II and III


Courses will be available in a future semester.


Additional Program Courses (6 units)

Overview of the Bible

Overview of the Bible

A general survey of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian writings (New Testament) with special emphasis to the religious and national life of the Hebrew people, the life of Jesus, and the development of the early church. An Online and Professional Studies requirement for Online and Professional Studies degree programs only. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2020
CST100 CE Session 1
05/04/2020
06/28/2020
Online N/A N/A Emerson, Matthew Y.
Summer 2020
CST100 BE Session 1
05/04/2020
06/28/2020
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Summer 2020
CST100 AE Session 1
05/04/2020
06/28/2020
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Summer 2020
CST100 GE Session 2
06/29/2020
08/23/2020
Online N/A N/A Weaver, Garry Stephen,, JR
Summer 2020
CST100 FE Session 2
06/29/2020
08/23/2020
Online N/A N/A Clary, Ian H.
Summer 2020
CST100 DE Session 2
06/29/2020
08/23/2020
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Fall 2020
CST100 LE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST100 CE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST100 DE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST100 FE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST100 KE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST100 BE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Fall 2020
CST100 AE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Fall 2020
CST100 TE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST100 SE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST100 IE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST100 JE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST100 HE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Fall 2020
CST100 GE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Spring 2021
CST100 KE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 LE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 ME Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 OE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 PE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 QE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 NE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 RE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 JE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 BE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 CE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 DE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 AE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 SE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 TE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 UE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 VE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 A1 Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 HE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 FE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 GE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST100 IE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 NE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 PE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 KE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 JE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 DE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 CE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 BE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 AE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 LE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 ME Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 OE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 QE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 HE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 IE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 FE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST100 GE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST100 HE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST100 IE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST100 BE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST100 AE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST100 CE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST100 GE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST100 JE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST100 KE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST100 DE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST100 FE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 FE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 KE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 LE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 ME Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 NE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 OE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 PE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 QE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 RE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 AE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 BE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 CE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 DE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 SE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 TE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 UE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 VE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 GE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 IE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 JE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST100 HE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Foundations of Christian Thought

Foundations of Christian Thought

An introduction and primer to Christian theology with special emphasis on identifying the importance and development of a Christian worldview, understanding the doctrine of scripture and biblical authority, learning to do theology, comprehending the relationship between truth, faith and reason, and applying a biblical worldview to the Christian life. (3 units)


Semester Course Section Dates Location Days Time Instructor
Summer 2020
CST302 BE Session 1
05/04/2020
06/28/2020
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Summer 2020
CST302 JE Session 1
05/04/2020
06/28/2020
Online N/A N/A Stamps, Robert Lucas
Summer 2020
CST302 AE Session 1
05/04/2020
06/28/2020
Online N/A N/A Barrett, Matthew M.
Summer 2020
CST302 KE Session 1
05/04/2020
06/28/2020
Online N/A N/A Norman, David George
Summer 2020
CST302 CE Session 2
06/29/2020
08/23/2020
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Summer 2020
CST302 FE Session 2
06/29/2020
08/23/2020
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Summer 2020
CST302 GE Session 2
06/29/2020
08/23/2020
Online N/A N/A Meek, Russell Len
Summer 2020
CST302 DE Session 2
06/29/2020
08/23/2020
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Fall 2020
CST302 CE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2020
CST302 HE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2020
CST302 IE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST302 BE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Fall 2020
CST302 AE Session 1
08/31/2020
10/25/2020
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Fall 2020
CST302 LE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST302 KE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST302 FE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2020
CST302 JE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Fall 2020
CST302 DE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Wilhite, Shawn J.
Fall 2020
CST302 GE Session 2
10/26/2020
12/20/2020
Online N/A N/A Gill, John J
Spring 2021
CST302 JE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST302 KE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST302 BE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST302 CE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST302 AE Session 1
01/04/2021
02/28/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST302 LE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST302 HE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST302 IE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST302 DE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST302 FE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2021
CST302 GE Session 2
03/01/2021
04/25/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST302 AE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST302 JE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST302 BE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST302 CE Session 1
05/03/2021
06/27/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST302 KE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST302 HE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST302 IE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST302 GE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Summer 2021
CST302 FE Session 2
06/28/2021
08/22/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST302 JE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST302 KE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST302 BE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST302 AE Session 1
08/30/2021
10/24/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST302 DE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST302 GE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST302 FE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Fall 2021
CST302 CE Session 2
10/25/2021
12/19/2021
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST302 CE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST302 IE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST302 HE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST302 AE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST302 BE Session 1
01/10/2022
03/06/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST302 LE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST302 JE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST302 KE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST302 DE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST302 FE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff
Spring 2022
CST302 GE Session 2
03/07/2022
05/01/2022
Online N/A N/A Staff

General Education Requirements

Faculty

Elaine Ahumada

Elaine Ahumada, D.P.A.

Professor of Public Administration / Director of the Doctor of Public Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-3929
Email: eahumada@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Noemi Alexander

Noemi Alexander, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Administration/ Chair, Department of History and Government

Office Phone: (951) 343-3961
Email: nalexander@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Richard Ardito

Richard Ardito, D.B.A.

Associate Professor of Accounting/Discipline Lead Bachelor of Science Accounting/Director of Masters in Accounting

Office Phone: (951) 343-5574
Email: rardito@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Gretchen Bartels

Gretchen Bartels, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

Office Phone: (951) 343-3974
Email: gbartels@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Janet Bonome

Janet Bonome, DrPH

Associate Professor of Public Health/ Chair, Department of Health Science

Office Phone: (951) 343-2176
Email: jbonome@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Brian Bovee

Brian Bovee, MS

Assistant Professor of Computer Information Technology / Discipline Lead for Bachelor's Computer Information Technology

Office Phone: (951) 343-2456
Email: bbovee@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Greg Bowden

Greg A. Bowden, Ed.D.

Director of Educational Doctorate/Professor of Organizational Leadership

Office Phone: (951) 343-5560
Email: abowden@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Julianna Browning

Julianna Browning, Ph.D.

Professor of Accounting / Director of M.S. in Accounting

Office Phone: (951) 343-3972
Email: jbrowning@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Robert Crosby

Robert G. Crosby, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3976
Email: rcrosby@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Dirk Davis

Dirk Davis, Ed.D.

Associate Vice President for Academics / Professor of Organizational Leadership

Office Phone: (951) 343-3905
Email: ddavis@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Scott Dunbar

Scott Dunbar, D.B.A.

Associate Professor of Human Resource Management / Director of the Masters in Business Administration/Director of Doctorate in Business Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-2193
Email: sdunbar@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Shari Farris

Shari Farris, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education/ Director of M.S. in Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-2455
Email: sfarris@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Ruth Flores

Ruth Flores, M.A.

Visiting Professor of English

Office Phone: (951) 343-5565
Email: rflores@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Thomas Frederick

Thomas Frederick, Ph.D.

Director of MSCP program/ Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-2191
Email: tfrederick@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Laura Freeman

Laura Freeman, Psy.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3982
Email: lfreeman@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Ed Garrett

Ed Garrett, Psy.D.

Associate Professor of Kinesiology / Discipline Lead for Sport & Performance Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3981
Email: egarrett@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Levi Garrett

Levi Garrett, D.H.Ed

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Office Phone: (951) 343-2179
Email: lgarrett@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Kenny George

Kenny George, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance/Discipline Lead for Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Logistics & Operations

Office Phone: (951) 343-5567
Email: kgeorge@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
John Gill

John Gill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Christian Studies

Office Phone: (951) 343-3978
Email: jgill@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Christina Gonzalez

Christina Maria Gonzalez, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Business/Chair, Business Department/Discipline Lead for Bachelor of Science in Marketing

Office Phone: (951) 343-2199
Email: cgonzalez@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Anna Grigorian-Routon

Anna Grigorian-Routon, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3947
Email: agrigorian-routon@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Beth Groves

Beth Ann Groves, D.P.A.

Associate Professor of Public Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-3948
Email: bgroves@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
S. Jeannette Guignard

S. Jeannette Guignard, Ed.D.

Chair, Department of Arts and Sciences/Director of Masters in Organizational Leadership/ Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership

Office Phone: (951) 343-2458
Email: jguignard@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Andrew Harveson

Andrew Harveson, Ph.D.

Director of Masters in Kinesiology/ Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Office Phone: (951) 343-2178
Email: aharveson@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Robert Hayden

Robert Hayden, M.A.

Visiting Professor of Communication

Office Phone: (951) 343-3989
Email: rhayden@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Tran Hong

Tran Hong, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science / Associate Vice President of Technology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3907
Email: thong@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Mitchell Hovey

Mitchell Hovey, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-3980
Email: mhovey@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Thomas Jernejcic

Thomas Jernejcic, M.S.

Director of Masters in Information Technology Management/Associate Professor of Computer Information Technology

Office Phone: (951) 343-2170
Email: tjernejcic@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Patricia Kircher

Patricia Kircher, D.P.A.

Professor of Public Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-3930
Email: pkircher@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Mark Kling

Mark P. Kling, D.P.A.

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Office Phone: (951) 343-3936
Email: mkling@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Bochi McKinney

Bochi McKinney, DrPH, MCHES

Director of Masters in Public Health/Director of Practice Experience/Associate Professor of Public Health

Office Phone: (951) 343-2177
Email: omckinney@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Kenneth Minesinger

Kenneth W. Minesinger, J.D.

Professor of Law / Assistant Dean, Departments of Business and Government

Office Phone: (951) 343-5566
Email: kminesinger@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Deogratius Mshigeni

Deogratius Mshigeni, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Office Phone: (951) 343-2454
Email: dmshigeni@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Kathryn Norwood

Kathryn Norwood, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-2190
Email: knorwood@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Sam Park

Sam Park, MFA

Associate Professor of Graphic Design and Digital Media

Office Phone: (951) 343-3995
Email: spark@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Henry Petersen

Henry L. Petersen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Business Administration/Discipline Lead for Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-2457
Email: hpetersen@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Brett Provance

Brett Scott Provance, Ph.D.

Professor of Humanities

Office Phone: (951) 343-5561
Email: bprovance@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Cammy Purper

Cammy J Purper, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-3935
Email: cpurper@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Susan Purrington

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3998
Email: spurrington@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Joe Putulowski

Joe R. Putulowski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Marketing

Office Phone: (951) 343-3949
Email: jputulowski@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Sandra Romo

Sandra Romo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication / Director of M.A. in Strategic Communication

Office Phone: (951) 343-2173
Email: sromo@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Thomas Schneider

Thomas R. Schneider, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English / Assistant Dean Department of Arts & Sciences

Office Phone: (951) 343-3975
Email: tschneider@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Elisa Shepard

Elisa Shepard, Ph.D.

Director of Academic Administration; Director of Clinical Training (MS Counseling Psychology), Associate Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3946
Email: eshepard@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Robert Shields

Robert Shields, Ed.D.

Director of Curriculum Development / Assistant Professor of Computer Information Technology

Office Phone: (951) 343-2175
Email: rshields@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Riste Simnjanovski

Riste Simnjanovski, D.P.A.

Associate Professor of Public Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-3968
Email: rsimnjan@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Joe Slunaker

Joe Slunaker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Christian Studies

Office Phone: (951) 343-2197
Email: jslunaker@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Dominick Sturz

Dominick Sturz, DrPH

Professor of Public Health / Assistant Dean of Health and Social Sciences

Office Phone: (951) 343-2192
Email: dsturz@calbaptist.edu
Department: Health Science
Linda-Marie Sundstrom

Linda-Marie Sundstrom, D.P.A

Associate Professor of Public Administration / Director of Masters in Public Administration

Office Phone: (951) 343-2172
Email: lsundstrom@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Yvonne Thai

Yvonne Thai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology/ Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences/ Faculty Lead for Sociology

Office Phone: (951) 343-3984
Email: ythai@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Sam Welbaum

Sam Welbaum, M.A., M.T.S.

Assistant Professor of Christian Studies

Office Phone: (951) 343-3900
Email: swelbaum@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Shawn Wilhite

Shawn J. Wilhite, Ph.D., Th.M.

Assistant Professor of Christian Studies

Office Phone: (951) 343-2196
Email: swilhite@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
James Yoo

James Yoo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics

Office Phone: (951) 343-3900
Email: jamyoo@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Effat Zeidan Hatoum

Effat Zeidan Hatoum , Ph.D.

Director of General Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-3979
Email: ezeidan@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences

Admission Requirements

  • 24 transferrable units preferred or High School Diploma/Equivalent
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0

Step 1:

Apply Online

Step 1a:

Complete the financial aid application: FAFSA
CBU FAFSA School Code: 001125

Step 2:

Your personal admissions counselor will contact you to assist with enrollment, registration and financing your education*

Step 3:

Student will supply official transcripts to admissions counselor

Step 4:

Admissions counselor will meet with you to complete the registration process and provide an estimated financial aid award/education financing plan

Step 5:

Admissions counselor will introduce you to your Academic “One Stop Advisor” to complete your academic degree plan and assist you in navigating your academic career to graduation.





*Student may begin class once this step has been completed

This serves as an admissions process general guide, may vary based on transfer units, test scores, etc. See your admissions counselor for your personal enrollment plan.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Live your purpose. Follow your passion. CBU Online is dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. Earning your degree at CBU Online is a short term investment with long term dividends.

  • A cost effective education with financial aid options
  • Apply for aid by completing the FAFSA, work individually with caring staff to explore financing options to complete your education
  • Grants, Scholarships, Veteran’s Benefits, Employer Tuition Assistance, Student Loans and Financing Plans available for those who qualify
  • Yellow Ribbon Military Friendly School

Find and secure the resources you need to finance your educational investment. CBU Online works hard to provide an affordable and valuable education. We can help you identify, understand, and seek qualification for a variety of financing and financial aid options.

The first step is to fill-out the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov

CBU’s FAFSA School Code: 001125

Click here for more Information about Financial Aid at CBU Online

Student Learning Outcomes

Consistent with the University student outcomes, upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree, graduates will be able to:

  1. Describe essential concepts related to their field of study.
  2. Apply critical thinking in developing meaningful skills and major concepts learned throughout the program.
  3. Integrate theories across students’ chosen areas of emphases.
  4. Analyze and synthesize professional development within their chosen field.
  5. Synthesize disciplinary and interdisciplinary concepts with Biblical truths.
  6. Apply interdisciplinary concepts to their chosen field.
  7. Evaluate essential concepts in their areas of emphases.

Contact Us


Admissions

Phone: 951-343-3927
877-228-5657
Email: cbuonline@calbaptist.edu

CBU Online & Professional Studies Division

Phone: 951-343-3900
Email: cbuonline@calbaptist.edu

Financial Aid

Phone: 951-343-3914
Email: zsmith@calbaptist.edu

Student Accounts

Phone: 951-343-4371
Email: studentaccounts@calbaptist.edu

Disability Services

Phone: 951-343-2190
Email: dss@calbaptist.edu