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School of Arts & Sciences

Prepare to engage culture.

The School of Arts and Sciences houses the foundational liberal arts core of the university. Our mission is to train students for their calling as thoughtful Christian professionals who are prepared to engage culture in significant and meaningful ways.

Every Eagle begins their academic journey with us, taking introductory courses in history, composition, and mathematics from our passionate faculty.

These faculty members seek to create a community where gifts and personalities are nurtured to help you achieve your calling. We are writers and filmmakers. We are scientists and musicians. We are justice-bringers and aid-givers. We seek to see the world through fresh eyes and to take part in a better story, and we’re committed to helping you succeed in your chosen field.

With a variety of diverse majors, OKWU’s School of Arts and Sciences has the capacity to meet the needs of an ever-changing student body. Find your place here.

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Social and Behavioral Science

Dean’s Scholarship

UNLEASH YOUR INNER GENIUS

Are you an exceptional kind of student? Someone who wants more out of life and is willing to explore, inquire, study, and learn more?

Then consider applying for one of our new $10,000 annual Dean’s Scholarships. Our deans are awarding extraordinary students who are committed to excellence in their studies. You’ll develop the knowledge and skills that prepare you to be real-world ready. Tomorrow needs you!

Meet the faculty.

Kelly Chisum

Kelly Chisum

Instructor of Design
Dalene Fisher

Dalene Fisher

Dean, Assistant Provost, Assistant Professor of English
Eric Gray

Eric Gray

Associate Professor of English
Beverly Hartter

Beverly Hartter

Professor of Mathematics
Evan Hewitt

Evan Hewitt

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts
Julie Hufstetler

Julie Hufstetler

Assistant Professor of History and Political Science
Stacy Pierce

Stacy Pierce

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
David Preston

David Preston

Executive Director of Development, Professor of Social Studies
Doug Quick

Doug Quick

Professor of Biology
Lisa Riggs

Lisa Riggs

Associate Professor of English and Literature
Jonathan Stewart

Jonathan Stewart

Associate Professor of Music
Rosimar Truitt

Rosimar Truitt

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Brian Turner

Brian Turner

Associate Professor of Physics
William Vieux

William Vieux

Assistant Professor of Psychology

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