Wayne VanHorn, Dean
Professor, Christian Studies &
Administrative Assistant to the Dean
The Mississippi College School of Christian Studies and the Arts offers undergraduate and graduate programs designed to prepare students to use their skills in the pursuit of meaningful careers in the fine arts, communications, and in service to God. These programs express the School’s commitment to the intellectual and spiritual growth of its students. Through a variety of challenging academic programs offered in the Departments of Art, Christian Studies and Philosophy, Communication, and Music, students are encouraged to express their convictions and creativity in the pulpit, classroom, studio, or concert hall.
The School of Christian Studies and the Arts is committed to excellence and innovation in teaching. The School is further committed to offering students in each of its departments the opportunity to participate in activities outside the classroom which enhance and supplement their academic experiences and provide avenues for them to function in the workplace. The School of Christian Studies and the Arts further seeks to hire and retain teachers who are committed to the ideals of the college and who seek to continue their professional development. This excellence in teaching is complemented by numerous opportunities for community service, internships, and artistic performances made available to students.
The School of Christian Studies and the Arts is also committed to enriching the life of the college and community through its varied lectureships, art exhibits, theatrical productions, and musical events. These productions are designed to enhance the growth and development of all members of the campus community.