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A Comprehensive Look at American History

Free Open Online Course:

History 101

Welcome to the open online course series offered through Liberty University. Liberty understands the importance of making quality education both affordable and accessible. The university also believes in taking students from where they are to where they need to be — embracing every student’s potential. Fulfilling this goal, Liberty now offers free online classes that are open to anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of a particular subject area. Take advantage of this special opportunity and enroll in Liberty’s first open online course: American History Orientation.

Course Description

HIST 101 – American History Orientation (3 hours)

This course is an overview of American history. It emphasizes America’s Christian heritage, limited and constitutional government, free market system, and individual freedom and civic responsibility. This self-paced curriculum teaches students how to apply lessons from the past to the challenges of the present.

HIST 101 features contributions from some of America’s top national leaders such as Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin, Jerry Falwell, Jr., and Michele Bachmann, among others.

College Credit Available

Upon completing HIST 101, students have the option of obtaining college credit through Liberty University. Call (855) 814-8615 for more information.

Prerequisites: None

About Liberty


Liberty University is the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation, the largest university in Virginia, and the largest Christian university in the world. Since 1971, the mission of Liberty University has been to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting tomorrow’s world. With a unique heritage and an ever-expanding influence, Liberty remains steadfast in its commitment of Training Champions for Christ.

Referred to by USA Today as one of the nation's most influential citadels of Christian conservatism, Liberty is passionate about defending America’s history and redefining what it means to be a prestigious university. Working from a sound business model, the university strives to accept as many students as possible and to educate them well.