Take a trip back in time with the History BA course from the American Public University (APU), exploring the events, people, and cultures of the past that determined the course of modern civilization.
A significant portion of this BA in History is devoted to concentration and elective coursework. It provides an opportunity to delve into topics such as ancient and classical history, Western civilization, colonial American history, diplomatic history, World War I and II, and Middle East history.
This online bachelor's degree in history challenges you to think critically and analytically, conduct effective research, and demonstrate professional writing skills. Faculty—many of whom are published historians—bring their unique perspectives and relevant research to your academic experience.
Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:
- American History
- European History
- Global History
What You Will Do
- Know key historical facts, values, and ideas that shaped civilizations
- Analyze primary sources in their historical context
- Evaluate historical arguments based on primary sources and the historical method
- Analyze secondary sources and identify approaches to historical interpretation through critical reading
- Complete a major research paper by conducting independent research using primary and secondary sources
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- American History to 1877
- American History since 1877
- Western Civilization before The Thirty Years War
- Western Civilization since The Thirty Years War
- African-American History before 1877
- African-American History since 1877
- 2 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Courses Start Monthly
DisciplinesHistory Ancient History Modern History View 6 other Masters in Modern History in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
- Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
- There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.
International285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
National285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
$250 with military grant
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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