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Online History Degree Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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Quick Facts

Credits Required: 120
Cost Per Credit: $500

College of Social And Behavioral Sciences

Program Details

History encompasses the entirety of the human experience, ranging from family intimacies to workplace dynamics, from the building of communities to the formation of nation states, from global climate change to intercontinental pandemics, from acts of faith to scientific discovery. This field of study contributes to the pursuit of knowledge in almost every field of scholarship and provides an important nexus for interdisciplinary research across the arts, humanities and sciences.

This College of Social and Behavioral Sciences major requires a minor (or double major).

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.


The curriculum for this program includes:

HIST 204: Ancient History: Greek History
HIST 301: Introduction to the Study of History
HIST 405A: Medieval Europe
HIST 498: Senior Capstone



Earning your Bachelor of Arts in History will build core skills, including:

  • Communication skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Organizational skills
  • Policy analysis
  • Public speaking
  • Research
  • Social studies
  • Teaching