Theology & Humanities

You can lead by following Christ.

The Christian and Liberal Studies division aims to provide a rigorous, classical liberal arts education within the context of the Christian faith. This division exists to educate students in areas of Bible, theology, Christian history, ministry, writing, literature, foreign languages, philosophy and ethics with the additional goal of engaging students in Christian spiritual formation. Some of our current graduates are working at the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Legacy Ministries, Inc., St. Francis Community Services, Wichita Children’s Home, and the Wichita Police Department.

Christian Spiritual Formation

Christian Spiritual Formation

At one of the best Christian colleges in Kansas, you can change your mind, change your heart and change the world.

English, Bachelor of Arts

English, Bachelor of Arts

Pursuing a degree in English involves coursework in writing and literature to gain wisdom in effective decision-making.

History and Politics, Bachelor of Arts

History and Politics, Bachelor of Arts

A broad understanding of people can be acquired by studying major events in history, which impacts the way we live today.

Christian Formation and Ministry, Bachelor of Arts

Christian Formation and Ministry, Bachelor of Arts

The Christian Formation & Ministry Major is more than just an academic program. As a student your professors will challenge you to deepen your life with God, to grow in your own faith life, and to engage in spiritual disciplines and other life changing practices which can radically reshape you as a person.

Spanish, Bachelor of Arts

Spanish, Bachelor of Arts

A degree in Spanish opens many doors for graduates in both the private and public sectors.

Minors

Featured Faculty

Bill Allan

Bill Allan

  • Associate Professor of Family Life
  • B.S., Abilene Christian University; M.A., California State Polytechnic
Russell Fox

Dr. Russell Arben Fox

  • Professor of Political Science; Director of Honors Program; Model UN Sponsor
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Catholic University of America
Jeremy Gallegos

Dr. Jeremy Gallegos

  • Professor of Philosophy and Ethics – General Education Assessment Coordinator; Division Chair Theology and Humanities
  • Christian and Liberal Studies
  • B.A., Wichita State University; M.A., Purdue University; Ph.D., Purdue University
Stan Harstine

Dr. Stan Harstine

  • Professor of Religion
  • Christian and Liberal Studies
  • B.S., Kansas State University; M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Baylor University
Chris Kettler

Dr. Chris Kettler

  • Professor of Theology & Religion
  • Christian and Liberal Studies
  • B.A., Friends University; M.A., M. Div., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary
Vicki Ronn

Dr. Vicki Ronn

  • Associate Professor of English
  • Christian and Liberal Studies
  • B.A., St. Mary of the Plains; M.A., Fort Hays State University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University
Jerry Smartt

Dr. Jerry Smartt

  • Professor of Spanish; Director of Foreign Languages
  • Christian and Liberal Studies
  • B.A., University of Texas; M.Ed., M.A., Ph.D., Wichita State University
Jim Smith

Dr. Jim Smith

  • Associate Professor of Religion; Dallas Willard Chair for Christian Spiritual Formation
  • Christian and Liberal Studies
  • B.A., Friends University; M.Div., Yale University Divinity School; D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary
Tor Wynn

Dr. Tor Wynn

  • Associate Professor Sociology & Criminology
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • B.A., Oakland University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

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