Southern Nazarene University

Southern Nazarene University

Southern Nazarene University, commonly referred to as SNU or So-Naz, is located in Bethany, Oklahoma. Initially, the Texas Holiness University was founded in 1899. It disbanded in 1910 and became the Nazarene institution called the Peniel College. It merged with the Oklahoma Nazarene College in 1920 and became the Bethany-Peniel College. Following some more mergers and name changes, the institute was finally established as the Southern Nazarene University in 1986. It is now a Christian liberal arts university. SNU's recent enrollments have been more than 1,500 students.

SNU offers undergraduate degrees in over 70 fields, and several associate's and graduate degree programs. The university is divided into the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Cultural and Communication Studies
  • Division of Science & Mathematics
  • Division of Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Music
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Theology & Ministry

The sports teams of SNU are nicknamed the Crimson Storm. They participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track, and volleyball. The teams are members of the Sooner Athletic Conference, and Region VI of the NAIA Division I.

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Graphic Communications, General
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Computer Software And Media Applications, Other
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications
System, Networking, And LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other
Education, General
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Elementary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Language Interpretation And Translation
Spanish Language And Literature
Human Development And Family Studies, General
Family And Community Services
English Language And Literature, General
Rhetoric And Composition
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Environmental Biology
Mathematics, General
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Missions/Missionary Studies And Missiology
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology/Theological Studies
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Youth Ministry
Urban Ministry
Theology And Religious Vocations, Other
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Social Psychology
Community Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science And Technology, General
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Music Management
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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