Online Bachelor of Arts in History
Arizona State University’s Bachelor of Arts in history online focuses on the growth and development of human society from a political, social, economic and cultural perspective. In this program, you’ll gain the skills needed to assess evidence, sort out conflicting interpretations and draw informed conclusions about the ever-changing world we live in. This program is perfect for those interested in careers in law, business, education and policy-making.
Next start date: 10/13/2021
Total classes: 39
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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How to get a history degree online
Earning an online history degree can be as simple as ensuring you qualify for the program, submitting your application with supporting documents and starting to work through the curriculum once accepted. First, you should ensure this degree is right for you. The ideal candidate is curious about the past and future. They enjoy finding and evaluating evidence, as well as making informed arguments.
Students around the world choose online learning as an effective method for accessing high-quality educational opportunities regardless of their location. ASU Online allows students to earn the same degree as their on-campus counterparts, while working from anywhere in the world.
This degree can be completed as part of a 4+1 accelerated program option. Qualified applicants can earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in as few as five years. Applicable master’s degrees include:
What can you do with a history major?
Completing a bachelor’s degree in history can prepare you for a variety of opportunities in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Studying history doesn’t only expose you to historical narratives and the research behind them, but it also helps you hone skills related to critical thinking and effective communication. Additionally, you can expect to build capabilities related to:
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Online history degree courses
This program’s curriculum encourages you to take a closer look at common interpretations of events and understand how these narratives formed. An emphasis on research and analysis leads to in-depth and original conclusions. Featured courses include:
Careers for history majors
History majors are equipped to serve in a wide range of professional roles. Completing an online history degree demonstrates your commitment to thorough research, compelling communication and an inquisitive approach to concerns and opportunities. Career examples include, but are not limited to:
History degree admission requirements
You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
A college dedicated to immersive education
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences takes a transdisciplinary approach to education with a vast spectrum of degrees in the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities. We inspire students to be socially aware, critical thinkers and global citizens.