The College of Education and Social Sciences
Academic Departments Within The College
The Behavioral Sciences Department includes courses and baccalauteate degree programs in Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Human Services.
The Teacher Education Program at SBU prepares teachers at the undergraduate and graduate levels for teaching in both public and Christian schools. These programs combine strong academic study with a variety of practical clinical experiences.
The purpose of the Graduate Programs in Education is to provide learning experiences that will assist teachers to improve their capability to teach in elementary, middle and secondary schools and to provide training leading to the recommendation for certification for elementary, middle or secondary school building principalship and district superintendency. The program is designed to assist graduate students in attaining a number of outcomes.
The Department of Kinesiology department includes studies in Physical Education and Health Education.
The department of History and Political Science offers two liberal arts majors leading to baccalaureate degrees; collaborates with other departments in offering a baccalaureate degree in professional education; and provides program advisement for students who plan to enroll in law school after graduation.