Program Overview

Understanding the past, and its patterns, enhances our ability to analyze the present and the future. By studying history, we gain a deep and rich understanding of the world and its development over time.

History gives you the cultural background to function effectively in contemporary society. In a globalizing world, history provides you with an in-depth knowledge of societies from the distant past to the contemporary era. It enables you to function as an informed citizen and leader, able to evaluate evidence and make clear, concise, and convincing arguments.

Delivery:

On Campus

Credits:

21 Credits

Clubs:

History Club

Average Class Size:

13

Program Goals

This minor in history gives students insight into the realm of the past and how to apply that information toward the present and build a better future. Students from this program develop strong analytical and writing skills that will help them in their major and in their career.

Career Outlook

Graduates with a minor in history will have thinking and writing skills that are critical in a wide range of professions, from law to business to medicine. This program will provide several experiences and opportunities for students to build their resume and portfolio.

Testimonial

“I chose Spring Hill because of their academic program and small class sizes. I’ve met so many people who have nothing but the best interest in mind for me. You become part of the community when you come to Spring Hill.” — Raven West

Faculty

  • Sarah Duncan

    Professor; Department Chair, History

  • Bret Heim

    Professor Librarian

  • Alexandria Ruble

    Assistant Professor

  • Philip Theodore

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Konstantin Wertelecki

    Adjunct

  • Nicholas Wood

    Assistant Professor

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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