Southern Nazarene University requires a minimum of 124 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Southern Nazarene University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Southern Nazarene University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 60% of students who start college at Southern Nazarene University complete all the credits required within six years.
Southern Nazarene University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Southern Nazarene University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Southern Nazarene University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Southern Nazarene University.
Reminder: Check with Southern Nazarene University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Southern Nazarene University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Southern Nazarene University.
Student Designed Majors
Southern Nazarene University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Southern Nazarene University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Southern Nazarene University
Southern Nazarene University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Southern Nazarene University does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Southern Nazarene University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Southern Nazarene University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Southern Nazarene University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Southern Nazarene University.
🟨 Southern Nazarene University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the R. T. Williams Learning Resources Center and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Southern Nazarene University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Southern Nazarene University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Southern Nazarene University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Southern Nazarene University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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