Current Students

We are glad you are here! You and your fellow students are the reason CUBM exists. Our faculty and staff members have accepted the important mission of helping prepare you to serve the kingdom of Christ.

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New students are required to take refresher lessons in writing, time management and other courses to help with their transition into college. Returning students are encouraged to attend these classes again. Contact the office at 412-247-9010 for more information.

FALL 2014 Semester Schedule

All courses listed are three (3) credits unless otherwise noted.

Fall Booklist

Core Classes

BIB 112: Biblical Introduction I                                                  
Creation to the Post-Exilic Period – Introduction to the history of salvation as expressed in the Old Testament. This includes historical and theological study focusing on Israel as the covenant people of God, with special attention on relationship of the Old Testament to Jesus Christ.

Wednesday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

BIO 101: Bio-Terrorism
The study of terrorism by using biological or chemical weapons: terrorist acts involving the use of biological or chemical weapons

Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

ENG 101: English Composition
A course designed to promote effective written communication. The student analyzes and synthesizes ideas and presents them in essay form. Students also practice these skills in response to critical analysis of assigned reading that emphasizes rhetorical strategies, stylistic option, and a variety of voices and purposes.

Tuesday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

PHI 112: Ethics
The nature of ethical principles and the analysis of modern ethical issues such as abortion, capital punishment, and world hunger

Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

PSY 201: Introduction to Psychology
Problems, principles, and methods to serve as part of a liberal art s education and as preparation for more advanced work in psychology, or for professional study. Will cover such topics as development, motivation, emotion, learning, intelligence, personality, and abnormal behavior

Wednesday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Human Services Classes

HSV 230: The Family System in Context
This class will consider the dynamic family social context. Different theories and topics such as marriage, parenting, communication, conflict, and economics will be discussed. The Biblical model of creation, fall, and redemption will be context for the class.

Saturday 9:00 AM – Noon

HSV 242: Foundations of Addictions
An exploration of the biopsychosocial characteristics of addictive behavior. The course will review the history of substance abuse, and the various treatment approaches developed over time. Students will also study the pharmacological consequences of addiction, physical effects of use, and the sociological conditions caused by and resulting from substance abuse.

Tuesday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

HSV 244: Crisis Intervention
This course will examine basic education and training in crisis intervention both theory and application. Course will include topics such as approaches to crisis intervention, basic crisis intervention skills, crisis case handing, the telephone, and online crisis counseling, culturally effective crisis is counseling. The course will review specific types of crisis and how to handle crisis related to trauma and victimization, chemical dependence grief and loss, crisis in schools, and crises related to disaster response.

Friday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Leadership Classes

LDR 105: History of Urban Leadership
Includes an overview of the unique challenges of urban leaders today, including a study of significant urban leaders from around the world. In this class, the student will choose his or her significant urban leader who will be the focus for his or her case study for the remainder of the program. These leaders will be chosen from a list including such leaders as W.E.B. Dubois, A. Phillip Randolph, Martin Luther King, Thurgood Marshall, or Whitney Young, Jr.

Friday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

LDR 120: Personal Development
This course prepares the student for a lifetime of learning that includes skills such as self-awareness, developing a leadership philosophy, developing and following personal values, and understanding the student’s own personality type and characteristics. The students will pay particular attention to the personal development path or philosophy of his or her chosen case study.

Monday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Ministry Classes

MIN 210: Evangelism
A study of the theology, theory, and practices of evangelism

Monday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

BIB 314: New Testament Studies- Apocalyptic Literature
Ezekiel, Daniel, Revelation and various portions of the gospels, along with an understanding of the rules of interpretation for apocalyptic literature.

Saturday 9:00 AM – Noon

Please note: Classes with fewer than four students may be cancelled.