Bachelor of Arts in History
University of Illinois at Springfield

Program Details

The University of Illinois at Springfield offers an online Bachelor of Arts in History degree program that is identical to the on-campus version except for admission requirements. Students receive broad-based humanities training and develop research capabilities, analytical methods, and communication skills that are useful in fields such as history, politics, government, business, law, journalism, writing, and administration. The curriculum covers topics like:

  • The rise of agriculture, cities, states, and writing systems
  • Marginalized groups on the periphery of civilization
  • Near Eastern cultures, societies, beliefs, and traditions
  • Gods and heroes of early Europe
  • Portraits of Jesus in history

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School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Illinois at Springfield is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • A bachelor completion program requires 120 credits, including transfer credits.
  • A minimum of 30 hours at the lower-division