is a Christ-centered, caring academic community preparing students to be servant leaders in a global society.
The academic program
of SBU provides quality undergraduate and graduate education from a Christian worldview.
The College of Education and Social Sciences
seeks to prepare students for careers in people-oriented and service-minded professions, while encouraging students to embody Christ-like character.
The Department of History and Political Science
prepares students in the broadly defined academic disciplines of history and politics, with special regard to the dynamics of the cultural heritage both of this nation and the world, from a worldview integrating both the Christian faith and Biblical values.
The Departmental Vision Statement
The department of history and political science endeavors to develop student knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the cultural heritage both of the global society and our nation by:
- Offering the liberating knowledge and understanding of the past and of politics that prepares students both for informed and effective citizenship and a richer more fulfilling life.
- Offering courses in the disciplines of history, political science, and geography appropriate to the University's curriculum for general education.
- Offering academic advisement and course work in history, political science and geography for baccalaureate and graduate level students seeking professional teacher certification in the social studies.
- Offering academic and career application advisement together with programs of course work for students seeking a major in history or political science as part of a terminal baccalaureate degree, or as a prerequisite to further study in law school, theological seminary, or graduate school.
The Departmental Goals and Objectives
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