Program Overview

A pre-law minor from Spring Hill College is great preparation for any student considering going to law school. Explore courses in justice, American political thought, and civil liberties. Participate in Supreme Court simulations with practicing attorneys and judges from around the Gulf Coast area.

Students who graduate with a minor in pre-law complete 4 required courses and 3 electives for a total of 21 credit hours.

Delivery:

On Campus

Credits:

21 Credits

Time To Degree:

2-4 Semesters

Average Class Size:

13

Program Goals

This SHC minor is designed to enhance the three basic skills needed to succeed in law school: creative and analytical thinking, understanding governmental and societal institutions, and the comprehension and use of language.

Career Outlook

Our pre-law program helps prepare students that want to continue their education in law school. This program provides students with an insight into the criminal justice system and governance so they’ll be ready to continue their legal education after graduation.

Testimonial

“I like the idea of helping people understand their constitutional rights, and making sure that everyone has the opportunity for appropriate legal representation. My courses have been incredibly beneficial in teaching me to problem-solve, live with integrity, think critically, and never stop asking questions.” — Alexis Esnault

Faculty

  • Thomas Hoffman

    Associate Professor; MLA Director; Department Chair, Political Science

  • Vladislav Kravtsov

    Assistant Professor

  • Kathleen Orange

    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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To see how credits you are currently taking at any college/university may transfer to Spring Hill College, you can email a copy of your transcripts to admit@shc.edu. We will send you an evaluation of credits and can help plan future coursework at your current college/university.

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