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

B.A. in English – History (U.S. History)

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 (U.S.), you’ll develop a strong foundation in literature and composition while gaining expertise in U.S. 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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January 9, 2023
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TAILOR YOUR DEGREE

Choose courses in Colonial America, Civil War, and African-American History.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field. Meet the faculty.

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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.

Please complete the Request Information form on this page to learn more about this program.

On completing the B.A. in English—History (U.S.) 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
$62Thousand
Approximate Mean Annual Wage for Archivists, 2021 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Study of the roots of the colonists’ revolt against the British Empire, their successful revolution, and their efforts to design a suitable framework of government for the new nation. Prerequisite: any one HIST 200-level course.
Study of the deep roots that led to the Civil War, the prosecution of the war, and the legacy of the failure of Reconstruction to heal the wounds of slavery and sectionalism. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Explores how major ideas and thinkers in theology, philosophy, science, political theory, social criticism, and the arts have shaped American life from the colonial period through 1859. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Explores how major ideas and thinkers in theology, philosophy, science, political theory, social criticism, and the arts have shaped American life from 1859 to the present. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Explores the development of a distinctive American form of evangelical Christianity from its roots in New England Puritanism to the very different shape in the Emerging Church Movement. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Cultural, political, and economic history of the Commonwealth and its role in the nation to the present. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.
Covers the content of the Cold War between 1945 and 1991 and addresses debates among historians over the causes, nature, and end of the conflict. Different historical methodologies for studying the Cold War are discussed. Includes the Korean and Vietnam Wars and examines the Cold War’s effects in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Prerequisite: Any one HIST 200-level course.

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Step 2: Complete Your Admissions Questionnaire

  • After you submit your application, you will receive a link to complete the required admissions questionnaire.

Step 3: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

  • Email your unofficial high school or college transcripts to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Upon conditional acceptance, Regent University will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution.
  • International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES-approved company.

Step 4: Submit Your Government-Issued ID if Applicable

  • All online students and graduate level on-campus students are required to email a photo of your government-issued ID to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Government ID.
  • Please note that all items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

Step 5: Submit Your FAFSA

  • Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov Regent’s school code is 030913.
DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,04012 - 18$9,040
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$603Under 12$7,236
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$603Over 18$10,854
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$603N/A$1,809+

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 (3-11 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 (3-11 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 »

“At Regent, they encourage you as an individual and want you to succeed. Don’t sell yourself short. You can do it.”

Robert Coward, B.A. in History, 2019

“Greatness is deposited into the hearts of every student through this university. It's a greatness to serve with excellence, humility, and a commitment to respond both in heart and mind to the work ahead.”

Lauren Dennis, B.S. in Biophysical Sciences, 2020 Student Research Assistant, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

“I want to be a biomedical engineer and use it for God's glory around the world. Not only do I want to help physically, but I would also want to help spiritually and emotionally. At Regent, I grew so much mentally, spiritually and emotionally in a way I want to share with others.”

Sheila Atieno, B.S. in Biophysical Sciences, 2021 Master’s Student in Biomedical Engineering, New York University

“I am thrilled, delighted and honored to be used for His purpose.”

Jennifer Bennett, B.S., 2007; M.A. in Organizational Leadership & Management, 2011 Organizational, Workforce, Strategic Planning and Leadership Management, U.S. Navy (Washington Navy Yard)

“During a campus visit, I discovered the next path the Lord had for me.”

Drew Aiken, College of Arts & Sciences, 2022 Regent Royals men’s basketball captain