In the School of Social Science, Philosophy & Religion, you’ll gain an understanding of the past, a rapport with the present and a sense for developing perspectives and priorities related to the future. Explore the intellectual, social, historical, political, philosophical, psychological, and religious values of our world as you seeks insight into the problems, frustrations, and potential solutions of today’s society.
Our professors challenge and inspire you to think and apply yourself in amazing ways. You’ll have the chance to travel the globe to see things you’ve only read about and experience things that will impact you for the rest of your life.
“From studying history in another country to conducting their own Majors and Minors empirical research projects, students in social sciences experience hands-on, direct experiences in their field. Through theoretical and applied studies, students focus on critical thinking and analysis of what we do now as well as the possibilities for a better future.”
Dr. Wind Goodfriend
School of Social Science, Philosophy & Religion Faculty
Dean of the School of Social Science, Philosophy & Religion
Deans Fellow and Honors Program Coordinator
Professor of Political Science
Professor of Business Law and Political Science
Professor of Philosophy and Religion
Professor of History
Professor of Experimental Psychology
Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Associate Professor of Social Work
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Each year, the BVU National Alumni Association honors an outstanding senior who demonstrates academic achievement, leadership characteristics, and the ability to set personal and career goals.Read More
The 2018 commencement speaker will be Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Naig, who is a 2000 graduate of BVU with degrees in biology and political science.Read More
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