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Southwestern Christian University


Traditional Programs

Southwestern Christian University is dedicated to educating the whole person through our comprehensive degree program offerings. The University offers baccalaureate degrees and graduate degrees through our traditional format. Each program supports a strong liberal arts foundation in addition to a robust education religious literacy. A Christ-centered curriculum provides the whole person educational philosophy necessary for each graduate to excel in their future vocations, spiritual lives, and service work.


The degree programs offered at Southwestern Christian University build on a common core of general education courses which engage students in areas of concentration. The university seeks to support students in their understanding of the human condition and to provide their communities with a well-rounded individual who can offer solutions to local and global problems. Through Christ-centered curriculum, graduates from Southwestern will be able to support local and global spiritual growth, seek solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems, and be a part of a family of believers who support one another’s endeavors and strive to maintain lasting relationships beyond graduation.


Each baccalaureate program at Southwestern Christian University provides students with the competency requirements needed to transition into graduate work at the university or other accredited colleges and universities. Many students elect to remain on-campus for their graduate work and some even choose to make Southwestern their personal ministry or vocation. The university prides itself on a network of alumni who remain in close contact attending athletic events, participating in chapel, and offering donations to support new students who choose Southwestern Christian University as their destination school.


School of Adult and Online Education

Online_Students.jpgThe School of Adult and Online Education at SCU offers both online and on-campus bachelor’s degree programs designed specifically to meet the needs of working adults. The online Bachelor of Professional Leadership degree integrates Southwestern Christian Universities fundamental of emphasis of biblically informed curriculum and a liberal arts education. This program contrasts a Christian worldview with prominent business principles allowing graduates of this program to lead within their communities from a Christ-centered perspective in servant-leadership in any of the following four concentrations, which are offered 100% online:


The School of Adult and Online Education at SCU also offers on-campus bachelors degree programs:


School of Arts and Sciences

The mission of the School of Arts and Sciences at SCU is to provide a foundation for all degree programs and offer opportunities for students to develop competencies in critical thinking, servant leadership, and literacy integrated into a life of faith. Students who are a part of the Southwestern arts and sciences community have the opportunity to provide the world with their talents and skills in a Christ-focused environment. Many students participate in campus activities or events as well as work together to create an environment of collaboration and excitement for all who participate. The curriculum in this area is as unique as each of the degree programs and vary based on the selected majors. Students who graduate with a degree from the School of Arts and Sciences are prepared to seek a variety of vocational pursuits.


School of Education and Sport Studies

The School of Education and Sports Studies offer exciting degree programs to prepare graduates for their professional careers as they facilitate learning and model Christ. The essence of our Christian mission is supported by a strong commitment to preparing competent, caring, reflective, and qualified educators. SCU emphasizes the integration of subject matter, clinical experiences, and pedagogical knowledge as demonstrated by caring actions, service in the field, and teaching skills. The Department of Sport Studies desires to instill in its students a lifetime goal of helping others enhance their total health through human movement and recreational pursuits. Christian behaviors and perspective will be emphasized in all course offerings and activities. Curriculum is designed to equip students to be productive and successful in a variety of career opportunities.


School of Graduate and Professional Studies

The School of Graduate and Professional Studies provide students with an educational experience that is academic, innovative and cutting edge. Our graduates serve in various places throughout the world as missionaries, pastors, conference officials and business professionals. The graduate degrees at Southwestern can be tailored to meet your professional goals. The university employs published and professional educators who can offer real-world experience in addition to the theoretical foundation that can support graduates in their professional experiences. Our graduates are able to immediately apply their learning into their spiritual, personal, and professional lives.


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