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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Government with a Concentration in American Government and Politics

On-Campus Government Degree Overview

On-Campus Degree Available

The United States government is one of the longest and perhaps most successful democratic forms of governance in the world. In Regent’s American Government and Politics degree program, you will investigate the origin, creation and historical development of the United States constitutional institutions as well as their contemporary existence. Your government courses will also explore the public policy process and help you grow in understanding American politics. This concentration befits students interested in postgraduate education in government  as well as in careers in political science and government, the private sector, journalism and media, the non-profit industry, and many others. You may choose to complete this political science degree program in Virginia on our beautiful campus, or pursue an online government and political science degree.

Career Opportunities:

  • Government Agencies
  • Politics
  • Journalism
  • Policy Analysis
  • Humanitarian Organizations
Other Available Concentrations: Foreign Policy & International Relations | Pre-Law
Curriculum: View course requirements.
Length: 120 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 30 government core, 12 American Government & Politics, 6 government electives, 23 additional electives)
Format: This degree is offered entirely online or on campus.
Results: Bachelor of Arts in Government with a concentration in American Government & Political Science
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Department & Faculty
Contact: Dr. Stephen M. King, Associate Dean of Academics, Department Chair, Government, History & Criminal Justice; phone: 757.352.4753; email:

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