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Bachelor of Arts in History

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At a Glance

  • Credential: Degree
  • Credits: 90 or 120
  • Next Start: Monthly

The social changes of our era are part of a longer, more complex process; the study of history puts current issues and events into context.

  • 32

    Average Age

  • 85%

    Employment Rate

  • $45k

    Average Salary

  • 89%

    Student Recommended

Source: Institutional Data Analysis

Q: Why take the Bachelor of Arts?

A: The Bachelor of Arts strengthens critical and creative thinking through a broad range of social, political and cultural studies.

Q: How long will it take to complete?

A:

Finish this program in as little as 3 or 4 years of full-time study, or work at your own pace and take as long as you need. There is no time limit for completion.

Program Overview

The social changes of our era are part of a longer, more complex process; the study of history puts current issues and events into context. The history program at Athabasca University will help you

  • see contemporary events in broader historical contexts
  • explain changing social attitudes as the result of specific contexts and events
  • recognize the ways knowledge is socially constructed and sanctioned
  • interpret historical evidence, assessing for possible bias

AU offers a wide variety of history courses, with strengths in Europe and North America, and a growing number of courses on Global History and the history of Africa.

Why take the Bachelor of Arts?

The Bachelor of Arts strengthens critical and creative thinking through a broad range of social, political and cultural studies. The program is designed to

  • broaden your perspective on local and global affairs
  • encourage community and social involvement
  • prepare you for lifelong learning and occupational diversity

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