Program Overview

Are you concerned about the world you live in? Would you like to make a difference in people’s lives? Do you want to change our society, or preserve it the way it is?

At Spring Hill College, you’ll investigate real-world problems, study cultural change, strive to understand human behavior, and seek ways to apply that knowledge to make the world a better place.

Delivery:

On Campus

Credits:

15-21 Credits

Time To Degree:

2-4 Semesters

Average Class Size:

13

Program Goals

Our minor is sociology provides insight into human behavior and interaction that allows students to make observations about the world around them and affect change. This program is great for students who want to pursue a career in social justice and non-profits.

Career Outlook

This program provides graduates with analytical and observational skills that will help them with problem solving. This minor is highly recommended for students who want to pursue a career in public service, social justice, and non-profit organizations.

Testimonial

“My teachers are passionate about their subjects, instilling a desire to learn amongst students rather than just a quest to memorize material to make the grade. In addition, I love the small campus community and rich faith life on campus. It is hard not to fall in love with this campus!” — Olivia Jennings

Faculty

  • Harold Dorton

    Division Chair of Social Sciences, Department Chair of Sociology

  • Paige Vaughn

    Assistant Professor

  • Suntrease Williams-Maynard

    Adjunct

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.

Learn more about our admissions process and policies, including our test-optional policy, at www.shc.edu/admissions

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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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