Program Overview

Want to have a solid background in biology? Interested in the study of living organisms? Looking for a minor that is always useful in life?

Our biology minor will educate students on all topics of general biology including zoology, anatomy, and more! Students will be able to choose which upper-level topics they’d like to study, giving them the opportunity to tailor their minor to their interests and goals. 


On Campus


26-28 Credits

Average Class Size:


Honor Society:

Tri Beta

Program Goals

This program will provide foundational knowledge in different topics of biology and gives students the ability to personalize their minor with their choice of upper division courses. This program is best for students who want to have a better understanding of biology, are going into health sciences, or want to continue their interest in the field of biology.

Career Outlook

Students with this minor will be able to go into many health care jobs such as a medical assistant or go into a professional or graduate program to continue their health education. Students will learn biological processes and organisms that will be of good use to them in their personal and professional lives. 

Why SHC?

  • At Spring Hill College, we’re making our mark – With our small class sizes and affordable tuition, Spring Hill College is uniquely qualified to provide a high quality education to our students. Our Jesuit, Catholic college education is renowned as a well-rounded higher education approach, with an emphasis on empowering students with a passion for knowledge and personal growth. With our recent tuition cut, Spring Hill College is one of the most affordable private colleges in the country.
  • We’re curious and inspired – Forbes Magazine has ranked Spring Hill College as one of the top ten best colleges for return on investment (ROI). In our class of 2021, 92% of graduates attained placement six months after graduation through employment, graduate/professional school, internship or service.
  • We’re doers – Our students contribute 24,000 hours on average to the local community through the Foley Center each year. 100% of the 2020 graduates that applied to medical school were accepted. Spring Hill College has a 100% certification rate and a 92% placement rate with our Education program over the last five years.


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  • Charles Chester

    Associate Professor

  • Donald Culberson

    Associate Professor

  • Rebecca Fillmore

    Associate Professor, Department Chair of Biology

  • Deborah Fox

    Associate Professor

  • Paul Kohnen

    Associate Professor; Department Chair, Biology

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