Charleston Southern University

Charleston Southern University


Charleston Southern University, founded in 1964 as Baptist College, is an independent comprehensive university located in North Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Charleston Southern enrolls 3,600 students. The mission of the Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET) is to promote and encourage teaching excellence in the academic environment where faculty are comfortable seeking the help or advice from their peers. The CET is a service organization created for the advancement of teaching excellence among the faculty of Charleston Southern University.

The Center, staffed by members of the faculty, aims to collect, maintain and disseminate information on current national trends, innovations and professional activities related to teaching strategies, techniques and technologies;to promote dialogue among CSU faculty on teaching experimentation; to organize activities that facilitate the learning of new methodologies; and to assist faculty in obtaining individual consultation related to improving their teaching skills.

Our vision is to be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving. Charleston Southern University's mission is to promote academic excellence in a Christian environment. All faculty, staff and coaches are committed to the mission and vision of the university. Charleston Southern seeks to develop students with a well-rounded liberal arts education grounded in a biblical worldview. CSU offers undergraduate majors and graduate programs. Courses are available in the classroom and online. Professional degrees are available in Nursing, Education, Science, Business, Technology, Music Therapy, Criminal Justice, Mathematics, Graphic Design and Pre-Engineering. 

Charleston, South Carolina is the home of one of America’s Best Christian Colleges, Charleston Southern University. In addition to academic excellence, our hometown is ranked the No. 1 City in the World and No. 1 Travel Destination by the leading travel publications. Charleston's rich history, sandy beaches, entertainment and the best dining in the South, is second-to-none for college students.









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9200 University Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29406, USA


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