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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 can develop a strong foundation in literature and composition while gaining expertise in U.S. History. And with courses taught from a Christian perspective, you can be able to integrate your faith with your studies and career.

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June 17, 2024
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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.

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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. Explore all 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.) program, you can:

  • 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

Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

Submit your unofficial high school or college transcripts to regent.edu/items.

Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email requesting authorization for Regent University to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution. International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES, AACRAO or NAFSA approved agency.

Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please submit a scanned copy or photograph of it to regent.edu/items.

Step 4: Submit Your FAFSA

Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov Regent's school code is 030913.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu should you have any further questions about the application process.

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Rate Per Year
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,97512 - 18$19,950
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$665Under 12$7,980
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$665Over 18$11,970
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$665N/A$1,995+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)

Housing Fees » | Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

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)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Rate Per Year
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,49312 - 18$18,986
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$630Under 12$7,560
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$630Over 18$11,340
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$630N/A$1,890+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)

Housing Fees » | Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

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)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

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