Navigate our complex world with your Bachelor of Arts in History from Ashford University. This degree demonstrates your comprehension of the evolving forces that continually shape modern life.
Dr. Matthew Laubacher is an Associate Professor at Ashford University and Chair of the History program in the College of Liberal Arts. He earned his doctorate in History from Arizona State University, a Master's in Education from National University, and a Bachelor's in History and Biology from the University of California, San Diego. Read his full bio.
Online History Bachelor's Degree Focus
Your Bachelor of Arts in History 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.
Special Terms and Conditions
Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state.
You may also choose to delve into other areas of history when you add a specialization to your degree program. A specialization consists of four (4) courses, each worth three (3) credits. These courses are taught online as part of your degree program. For more detailed information, see the Courses tab. This program offers the following specialization:
Political Science & Government
Learn about the complex inner workings of the United States government and the global environment. Discover how your elected officials represent your interests by earning your specialization in Political Science and Government.
Your courses in this Bachelor of Arts degree program are taught by advance-degreed instructors with real-world experience in the subjects they teach. In addition, you can transfer up to 90 approved credits toward your Bachelor's degree and accelerate your degree completion.
If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.