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Politics

Bachelor of Arts

Working together to create a more just world.

At Regis, we study politics in a broad context, tackling questions of power, authority, social and economic justice, legitimacy and the common good. You might investigate neighborhood-level protest movements, analyze how federal policies are made, understand communal violence and social change, or study the ways countries behave in the modern international system. You will explore both empirical and ethical components of issues like racial and gender justice, economic inequality, immigration, and the impacts of climate change.

By cultivating critical thinking, communication and analysis skills, a Politics degree from Regis prepares you for a wide range of career paths, including public service, nonprofit, education, journalism, law, activism and entrepreneurship. Just as importantly, you will be prepared for a lifetime of learning and engagement with your community, both locally and globally.

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Cost of Attendance
$38,208/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.


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. Politics 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:

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

A Culture of Excellence

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