Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in History
Valley City State University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in History degree offers an enriching and challenging experience.  This degree in History covers U.S., European, and World History along with the history of ethnic and social groups and specialized courses that include Environmental history.  Coursework will enhance your sense of values while cultivating a compassionate attitude toward peoples with a different way of life.  Students will study social theory and techniques, learn to establish historical context and causality, and develop an understanding of the philosophies, methodologies, and theories that define, provide meaning to, and shape scholarly understanding of social sciences. 

The curriculum in this History degree provides a variety of skills, including:

  • Analyzing data
  • Logic
  • Critical thinking
  • Researching
  • Precise Writing


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • ACT or SAT scores (waived for students age 25 and older)
  • Proof of English language proficiency, international applicants

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission