Oklahoma Christian University (OC) is a private comprehensive coeducational Christian liberal arts university founded in 1950 by members of the Churches of Christ
Oklahoma Christian University is located on a 240-acre (0.97 km2) campus in Oklahoma City, in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Enrollment for the fall 2013 semester was a record 2,224 students, which included 1,969 undergraduate and a record 455 graduate students. OC is ranked among the best “Regional Universities” in the 16-state West region by U.S. News and World Report and is listed by the Princeton Review as one of the best “Best Western Colleges.” OC grants the following undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Education, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing. OC also offers five graduate degrees: Master of Accountancy, Master of Arts in Christian Ministry, Master of Business Administration, Master of Divinity, Master of Science in Engineering, and Master of Theological Studies. Undergraduate degree programs include Accounting, Art, Bible, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Education, Electrical Engineering, English, Finance, Graphic Design, History, Interior Design, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Ministry, Music, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations, and Spanish, among others. All Baccalaureate degrees require the completion of at least 126 semester hours. Not less than 30 hours must be earned in courses numbered 3000 or above, including at least 10 hours in the major field. Bachelor’s degrees require completion of a core curriculum of 60 semester hour consisting of “Basic Skills” (14 hours), Bible (16 hours), “Basic Perspectives” (27 hours) and a 3 hour Senior Philosophy Seminar. The university offers an Honors Program for highly motivated and skilled students. Honors Program participants must have a high school GPA of 3.5 or higher, a minimum score on the ACT of 28 or SAT of 1250, evidence of writing skills, and be selected by interview. Through its Office of International Studies, OC offers a semester-long study programs in Europe, based in the university’s Das Millicanhaus in Vienna, Austria. OC also has shorter study abroad options in Asia and Honduras, plus additional options through the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).