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History, B.A.

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Navigate our complex world with your online History degree from Ashford University. Throughout this degree, you will demonstrate your comprehension of the evolving forces that continually shape modern life as well as evaluate how events and movements shaped the past, and how the past has shaped the modern world.
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Overview

Your History degree from Ashford University provides a broad curriculum, balanced between both American and World history. Your courses include social studies, explore multiple regions and cultures, and conclude with a research-focused capstone course. Upon completion of your history degree, you will be able to:

  • Utilize appropriate historical sources in the completion of written and/or oral narratives and analysis
  • Interpret events, institutions, and human communities in their historical contexts
  • Assess historical phenomena in terms of continuity, change, causation, and significance
  • Distinguish between history and other ways of thinking about the past
  • Evaluate historical events and trends from global perspectives that examine interaction between societies and cultures
  • Assess the significance of social and cultural developments within broader historical contexts

What are the current industry trends in this field?

Students in history develop greatly desired skills in writing and research, and are able to transfer their critical thinking skills and understanding of the world to numerous careers. Students interested in continuing their study of history can pursue graduate work that would make them more competitive in the job market, especially in education.

Potential positions for history graduates include

  • Public Servant or Lawmaker
  • Writer
  • Researcher
  • Museum work
  • Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • The academic calendar is continuous, rather than defined by semesters. Opportunities to enroll in an undergraduate program are available most every week. 
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Duration description
      • 5 Week Courses
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Attendance
      No Attendance

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World Civilizations 
  • United States History
  • Twentieth-Century Europe
  • Gender in History
  • Recent American History
  • Decolonization in Asia, Africa, and the Americas
  • Historiography & Historical Methodologies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Earned an equivalent to a US high school diploma at an international high school according to approved Foreign Evaluation services.

  • Qualified applicants will self-certify as to their high school education on the application for admission. Ashford University will also require that an applicant or student provide a high school transcript, high school diploma, and/or evidence of passing the GED or state certificate awarded.
  • Failure to provide documentation by Day 7 of Week 3 will result in the student being denied admission.

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    510 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    510 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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Funding

From local scholarships in San Diego to scholarships for business majors in the Forbes School of Business & Technology™, you may be eligible for one of several Ashford University online student scholarships.

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