Program Overview

Are the topics of justice, mercy, and joy often at the forefront of your mind? Do you enjoy spiritual reflection and find yourself fascinated by the study of other faiths? Would you like to explore the Christian faith in a deep and meaningful way?

Find stimulating questions, enlightening answers, and enjoy challenging discussion as a theology minor at Spring Hill College.

Delivery:

On Campus

Credits:

21 Credits

Time To Degree:

2-4 Semesters

Average Class Size:

13

Program Goals

As a theology minor at Spring Hill College, regardless of your religious affiliation, you’ll be challenged to a deeper and more critical understanding of your own faith, as well as a fuller appreciation of the broader Christian tradition and religions of the world. As a theology department at a Jesuit institution, the theology faculty is committed to guiding our majors in “the service of faith and the promotion of justice,” which are at the very heart of the Christian gospel.

Career Outlook

Students with a minor in theology will be able to expand the Christian faith anywhere they go in the world. Whether they want to work in a church or help out in Sunday school, graduates of this program will be primed to be proponents of Christianity in the real world.

Testimonial

Through different theology courses, interactions, and observations, I have been impacted in a very positive way. Because of my experience at Spring Hill, I know that I want to continue to study theology and be involved in some form of ministry in the future. — Haley Troxclair

Faculty

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As a theology department at a Jesuit institution, the theology faculty is committed to guiding our majors in “the service of faith and the promotion of justice,” which are at the very heart of the Christian gospel. The fundamental rationale of the theology core requirement is to introduce students to serious, critical reflection on questions relating to God and human existence.

  • Christopher Viscardi

    Professor; Division Chair; Department Chair, Philosophy and Theology

  • Nelida Naveros-Cordova

    Assistant Professor Theology, Graduate Program Director

  • Colleen Lee

    Director of Campus Ministry

  • Matthew Bagot

    Associate Professor

  • George Gilmore

    Professor

  • Michael Martocchio

  • Frank Mulcahy

  • John Switzer

    Professor

  • Stephen Wilson

    Associate 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 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 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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