Department of History & Government

Each of the political and cultural decisions of yesterday has shaped how we live and govern today. At Bowie State, dedicated faculty bring their extensive knowledge of U.S. and world history, government and politics to the classroom – preparing students to become the next generation of leaders.  The Department of History & Government offers multiple options to personalize studies and achieve individual career goals. And with nine diverse minors including Pre-Law, International Studies and Women’s Studies, graduates leave campus ready to chart a positive path forward for our community and the world.

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  • A history and government degree will help you whether you’re running for political office or fighting for social equality, Learn More

  • The Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) program explores how public policies are developed, articulated, and implemented in democratic societies. With guidance from our expert faculty, students gain a wealth of knowledge to prepare for careers in areas like law, international affairs, public policy and journalism. Learn More