Skip to main content

History Online

We See the Motivation in You.
We see your greatest potential and your motivation to achieve. We see you at NSU.
Bachelor of Arts in History-Online

A degree in History provides students with a critical intellectual framework to assess and understand human affairs. The degree is made up of 120 credit hours that include classes in History, Geography, Political Science among others.

Bachelor of Arts in History - through online courses.

Students in this degree program complete a traditional history B.A. through online courses. Students in this degree program may not reside in the Hampton Roads region, but are expected to participate fully in their online courses and stay in contact with their advisor and other professors via email and phone. Students may also transfer in to this degree program from any of our other degree programs.

What to expect as a history student

Expect to begin developing how to be a creative and flexible problem solver who can make sound judgments and communicate your ideas effectively. Your courses will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of how the major civilizations have shaped human behavior over time and space. You should have a working knowledge and an appreciation of the world's cultural diversity.

Degree at a glance

  • Average Class Size: 30
  • Classes are offered online.

Where will my degree take me?

The BA in History prepares students for a multitude of job opportunities, including : Archivist, Interpreter, Lawyer, Librarian, Museum Curator, Park Ranger, Policy Advisor, Politician, Researcher, Strategist, Teacher


The curriculum for the Bachelor's of Arts in History (Online) is available in the NSU Catalog.