The Associate of Arts in History degree program offers fascinating insight into the pivotal events and people that influenced modern civilization, and covers historical periods across a global perspective. This online degree provides a basic historical education which can be used as a stepping-stone in fields where historical knowledge is beneficial to career advancement. Graduates with a history degree are found in education, or local, state, or national museums as a curator, guide, archivist, or consultant. You may also apply this degree toward the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in History or related bachelor’s degree.
Many university faculty members teaching these courses are published historians who bring unique perspectives and relevant research into the classroom. You’ll also connect and interact online with other students who share your enthusiasm for history.
In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:
- Identify major historical developments and be able to examine the past from diverse perspectives.
- Apply historical reason to the study of the past and think in terms of causation, context, chronology, change, and continuity.
- Implement historical method through posing questions and conducting research analyzing evidence and articulating defensible conclusions.