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Bachelor of Arts

The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.

Are you a critical thinker with effective writing skills and a desire to know more about the past? Do you enjoy learning about current events and world news? If so, you may be interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in History.

The abilities to describe, understand, and communicate effectively are skills in demand not only by graduate and professional schools but also by employers in business, industry, and government. The study of history develops your ability to read critically, think logically, and write effectively. In addition, by studying human interaction in the past we gain insight into the present and the future. Understanding history helps us to better evaluate current problems at home and abroad and to develop solutions to those challenges.

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Cost of Attendance

Sample History Classes

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HS 213: Europe to 1789

Studies the evolution of Europe from Greece/Rome through Age of Absolutism.

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HS 250: Africa to 1800

Analyzes pre-colonial African kingdoms, empires, and more.  

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HS 432: Modern Mexico

Introduction to Mexican history from the late nineteenth century to the present.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.A. History program, including course requirements and application materials. 

History Career Paths


Historians research and study events of the past. Historians are known for analyzing historical data and determining whether it is authentic or not.


Librarians are responsible for managing the book catalog and providing resources or assistance with research. Librarians should expect to interact with people and provide customer service on a daily basis.


Archivists are responsible for preserving and managing historical artifacts. Archivists are normally employed by private and public sector organizations.

Jesuit Tradition

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Regis University follows in the heritage of the Jesuit Catholic order, prioritizing the development of the whole person while preparing you for the modern world. Learn more about our tradition of excellence and the benefits of a Jesuit education.

How to Apply

To apply to the B.A. History program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Essay
  • One letter of recommendation

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition: $38,208/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part time (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,274/credit hour

Tuition does not include fees, room and board or personal expenses. For full cost of attendance information, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

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Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

| Incoming Freshmen: April 15
International Students: July 1
Transfer Students: August 1

Incoming Freshmen: Dec 1
International Students: Nov 1
Transfer Students: Dec 1

A Culture of Excellence

The Bachelor of Arts in History is offered by the History, Politics and Political Economy Department within Regis College.