Bachelor of Arts in Historical & Political Studies
Chaminade University of Honolulu

Program Details

Chaminade University of Honolulu offers a Bachelor of Arts in Historical & Political Studies, a combination of an online history degree and an online political science degree.  It is designed to prepare students for careers in law, government, and education.  The curriculum combines courses in political studies and provides historical context as well, helping students study the question “How do we know what we know—and why?”  Students will learn to consider different perspectives and promote intellectual and social growth.  You will study historical change, continuity, and casualty along with the workings of politics and governance, learning to evaluate the effectiveness of laws and political institutions.  Graduates are able to explain historical events and political developments with multiple views and interpretations, and they can conduct and present historical and political research using the tools and methods of historians or political scientists.


  • Official Transcripts from all previously-attended institutions
  • High School Transcript (if you have less than 24 college credits)

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission