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Politics

Bachelor of Arts

You were born to make a difference.

Are you a skilled writer, thoughtful reader, and highly analytical person? Do you pay attention to the policies that dictate our government? If so, you may be interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Politics.

The study of politics is not a career training program. Like the other Liberal Arts, it assumes that rigorous education is an end as well as a means to practice skills useful throughout life. The questions that the study of Politics asks and the analytical qualities that it develops and nurtures are needed in any society. Such skills and understanding are often manifested in leadership abilities and are reflected in the number of Politics graduates in government, education, the legal profession, and business.

Program Snapshot

Course Format
On campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Cost of Tuition
$37,830/year 

Sample Politics Classes

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POL 200: Sustainability & Collapse

Takes an evidence-based, theoretical and integrative approach to the challenge of sustainability across world history.

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POL 410: US Public Policy

Analyzes the politics, institutions, norms & actors involved in the creation of US public policy.

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POL 420: Environmental Politics

Uses 4 case studies of environmental progress to drive analysis change and conservation.

Program Details

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

Politics Career Paths

Politician

Politicians and elected officials represent the people at all levels of government, make policy decisions that support their constituents and communicate the impact of these policies to the media and communities which they serve.


Public Policy Analyst

Public Policy Analysts promote public awareness on a variety of different world issues and inform the public about political events. Public Policy Analysts normally choose to specialize in a certain field of politics.


Community Relations

Community Relations Specialists are responsible for community outreach, building relationships and partnerships, and fundraising to benefit an organizations position within a local community.


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How to Apply

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

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • ACT/SAT test scores 
  • 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: $37,830/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part time (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,261/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. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Admissions Timeline

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

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

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