Core Curriculum

Students study in Burke Library

The core curriculum prepares Spring Hill College students for their chosen professions, introduces them to a breadth of knowledge and perspectives, and lays the foundation for a lifetime of learning.

A Snapshot of the Core

4 courses in English
Articulate your ideas with precision and force.
2 courses in history
The past tells us who we are, where we are going, and why we do what we do.
3 courses in theology
Faith and religion are a part of every people and culture.
3 courses in philosophy
Hone your critical thinking, argumentation, and ethical reasoning skills.
2 courses in the social sciences
Understanding people is essential for successful relationships.
2 courses in foreign language
Understand and to communicate with other cultures.
3 courses in math, science, and CIS
Gain technological fluency and scientific competence.
1 course in fine or performing arts
Art opens our eyes and minds to worlds old and new.
4 cross-curricular courses
1 in cultural diversity and 3 in writing