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Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at SNU houses the departments listed below. Each department has a unique set of learning opportunities including internships, international travel studies and scholarships. All taught with our highly-qualified faculty. Take a look around and picture yourself at SNU, where your dreams are more than just a lofty goal, they are the map to your future. And with the stunning graduate testimonies you’ll find on these pages, you will begin to understand why we say, “Dream with Confidence.” So check us out online and then come visit us here.

Look where an SNU degree can take you…

  • P. Aaron Bolerjack—volunteer missionary with the Church of the Nazarene, specializing in European coffeehouse ministry
  • Brooke Brantley—Nurse Manager of Med/Surg at Mercy Hospital, OKC and adjunct SNU faculty member
  • Mindy Brooks—Director of Education and Research at Sesame Street

At SNU, our History, Politics and Geography department is designed to equip students for a variety of careers and to prepare them for graduate studies. We achieve this goal through innovative programs with international learning components and excellent faculty who are invested in individual student success. Take a look around, meet some of our staff, check out what our graduates are doing and read up on our outstanding programs. If you like what you see here, come visit us on campus and apply for scholarships.

The Department of Psychology and Counseling at SNU has student success for its number one priority. Through top programs, highly-qualified staff, and scholarship opportunities, we can assure that our graduates are prepared for the next step in their future. Come visit our campus and learn even more about us. From careers to graduate studies—our graduates are on the path they have always dreamed of taking. That’s why we say “Dream with Confidence.”

SNU’s Department of Sociology aims to prepare our students to understand and function within diverse societies. And with highly-qualified staff offering practical learning with hands-on opportunities, our students are prepared for both graduate studies and career path goals. So take a look around, meet some of our alumni, schedule a visit to campus and don’t forget to check out our scholarships. We look forward to meeting you and helping you “Dream with Confidence.” 

Our Nazarene Heritage
Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to training people for service to God and their fellow man. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read About Our Heritage