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Transformative Learning in Christ-centered Community for Everyone

at Southern Nazarene University


General Education is the core of every student's educational experience at SNU. As a Christian, liberal arts university, SNU expects its students to engage broadly in learning the knowledge and skills fundamental to be Christian person and leader in the communities in which they live in and work in the twenty-first century. 

The General Education program provides students with the opportunity to take approximately 57 credit hours of courses that teach and reinforce critical thinking and problem solving skills, the ability to communicate effectively, and appreciation of human creativity, science and technology, and modern world.  Central to the mission of the university, students will engage in  transformational learning experiences designed to explore what it means to seek truth together within a Christ-centered community of scholars.

To find our more about SNU's General Education program contact Dr. Heather Clemmer, our Director of General Education (


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