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Pursue your BA in English degree with a European History concentration at Regent University.

B.A. in English – History (European)

Make History. Change Your Future.

Love history? Looking for a career in law, writing, or public service? Through Regent’s Bachelor of Arts in English—History (European), you’ll develop a strong foundation in literature and composition while gaining expertise in European History. And with courses taught from a Christian perspective, you’ll be able to integrate your faith with your studies and career.

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August 23, 2021
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Focus your studies on the areas that best align with your career goals.

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Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

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Explore exciting scholarship opportunities such as academic merit scholarships, honors college scholarships, and more! Learn about the scholarships for on-campus incoming freshmen: the $10,000 Freedom Scholarships, $4,000 Homeschool Scholarships and $4,000 Private School Scholarships.

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On completing the B.A. in English—History (European) you will be able to:

  • Prepare for a career in law or library science.
  • Apply your skills in the areas of problem-solving, creative thinking, and decision making.

Career Opportunities:

  • Law school prep
  • Library science prep
  • Archivist
  • Historic writing/research
  • Public service
$57Thousand
Mean annual wage for archivists U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019
Covers the Greek confrontation with Persia, the wars between Athens and Sparta, and the expansion of Greek culture and political control under Alexander the Great. Social developments such as the nature of Athenian democracy, the development of Greek philosophy and mathematics, and Greek art and architecture will be discussed. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Covers Rome to the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476 A.D. Includes the various wars against Carthage, the Gauls, Germanic tribes, and other groups, as well as the numerous internal civil wars. Discusses the nature of the Roman Republic, the Empire, and the social life of Rome. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Examination of the period from 476 to 1453 focusing on social, political, military and religious developments. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Explores the history of early modern Europe from the origins of the Renaissance in the 14th century down to the Peace of Westphalia in 1648. Major topics include Renaissance Humanism, the fracturing of medieval Christianity and the growth of Protestantism, the emergence of capitalism, contacts with the non-western world, and the growth of the modern nation-state. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Surveys the growth and decline of the British Empire between the late 1500s to mid-twentieth century. Investigates why the British Empire took different forms on different continents. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Examination of the political, social, economic, and cultural history of the Revolutionary era. The course will also examine the terror, the Revolutionary Wars, and the rise and reign of Napoleon Bonaparte. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Examination of European intellectual and cultural history from the end of the Enlightenment period until the formation of the German Empire in 1871. The course will emphasize the intellectual figures and movements that emerged in the context of the three great revolutions of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
History of the German Empire from unification under Bismarck to the end of the World War I and the German Revolution, and it will examine the political, social, and cultural history of the period. Students will explore the different interpretations of the historiography, particularly relating to German nationalism, colonialism, democratic institutions and practices, and the outbreak of World War I. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Examination of European intellectual history from 1871 and the unification of the German Empire to the end of the Second World War in 1945. The course will examine the contributions of key intellectual figures as well as movements. This course will also focus on Christian responses and contributions to European intellectual and cultural history in this period. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Surveys the growth of European society from the Peace of Westphalia in 1648 to the end of the Congress of Vienna. Topics include the Enlightenment, the Scientific Revolution, the age of revolutions, nationalism, romanticism, liberalism, capitalism, imperialism, and the interaction of Christianity with the Enlightenment era. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Examines the evolution of modern European history from 1815 to the present. Topics include seminal events such as the Congress of Vienna settlement, German and Italian unification, the age of New Imperialism, the World Wars, key twentieth century scientific, philosophical and cultural developments, the creation of the European Union, the Cold War, reunification of Germany and breakup of the Soviet Union, to present day events. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
A comparative study of authoritarian regimes throughout the twentieth century, including an examination of their origins, methods of control and violence, domestic and foreign policies, and dissolution or transition into new forms of governments. The course will also discuss how Christians have historically engaged with authoritarian and totalitarian governments. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Surveys the political, social, economic, and cultural history of Russia from its medieval origins to the present. Addresses the growth of the Russian autocratic state under Ivan IV and Peter the Great, the evolution of the institution of serfdom, the expansion of Russian rule across Eurasia, the interaction between ethnic Russians and their subjects, the revolutions of 1905 and 1917, the formation and evolution of the Soviet Union, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and current developments. Prerequisite: any one HIST 200-level course.
Examines the political, social, cultural, religious and military history of Nazi Germany. Evaluates how the Nazi regime established a racial state, how it expanded through conquest, how the Nazis perpetrated the Holocaust, and how generations have come to terms with the events. Prerequisite: any one HIST 200-level course.

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you’re at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$7,260
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-12 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$6,888
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-12 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

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