Program Overview

Love history, geography, and political science? Considering a career teaching at the high school level?

Add depth to your knowledge through the study of psychology, foreign policy, culture, and economics with a degree in Social Sciences at Spring Hill College.


On Campus

Average Class Size:



Student Government Association (SGA), Political Science and International Studies Club, History Club, Psychology Club

Program Emphasis:


Program Goals

Spring Hill College’s Social Science degree program offers an exceptional and distinctive experience. Our program spans the disciplines of history, sociology and psychology, and offers a broad choice of electives, including criminology, language, statistics, and international business.

Where We Work

  • WWII Museum, New Orleans
  • Attorney, Bay St. Louis, Miss
  • Historic Locust Grove Museum, Louisville, KY
  • Tennessee Temple University

Career Outlook

Graduates of our social science program will be able to become teachers, researchers, public service workers, or work in non-profit organizations. This program is a great interdisciplinary program that allows students to be truly well-rounded professionals upon graduation.


“I have honestly never had a professor or a class that I have not found enriching, challenging and enjoyable in some way, shape or form.” — Mark Brink


  • Sarah Duncan

    Professor; Department Chair, History

  • Bret Heim

    Professor Librarian

  • Philip Theodore

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Nicholas Wood

    Assistant Professor

  • Harold Dorton

    Division Chair of Social Sciences, Department Chair of Sociology

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 cut in tuition, 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 2019, 99.5% 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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