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Associate of Arts in History

Residential Program in History (Associate of Arts)

Do you find yourself drawn to the past? Fuel your passion to understand and interpret the events of history and how they shape the present with an Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree in History from Liberty University. Gain historical knowledge and discover how to apply a biblical worldview to your exploration of the development of civilizations throughout time.

You can do all of this in as little as two years. Not only does the A.A. in History transfer toward multiple bachelor’s degrees like the B.A./B.S. In History, but it also stands alone as a broad, introductory educational accomplishment.

Learn from professors who are grounded in the Christian faith and dedicated to excellence in their field. 

The residential Associate of Arts in History features 30 hours of major course study that prepare you to analyze and interpret  American, European, and world events while establishing a solid liberal arts foundation. You will learn how to conduct in-depth research by employing methodology that presents meaning and informs the interpretation of recorded history.


Start Your Career in History


Academic Information: Associate of Arts in History

Credit Hours

  • 61 credit hours

Program of Study

A.A. in History

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured History Courses

  • Introduction to Geography (GEOG 200)
  • Survey of American History I (HIUS 221)
  • Western Civilization II (HIEU 202)
  • Historical Methodology (HIST 300)

12 hours of History electives may include courses covering ancient and medieval history, Modern Military history, Renaissance and Reformation, American Colonial History, and History of Africa.


Prepare For Your Career

Get started on your wide-open career path through an A.A. in History. With this degree, you can get context and meaning to many disciplines, including:

  • Law
  • Government
  • Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Theater
  • The Arts
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