US History Certificate Curriculum
Each course in the program is offered for two (2) semester credit hours. Courses are offered in two formats:
- As residential Weeklong Summer courses during the months of June and July at our Ashland, Ohio campus.
- As live online webconference courses offered on various schedules throughout the academic year.
The typical time to completion of the certificate program is 12 months to 15 months. Students may take up to eight (8) total credit hours during any one semester. Students may take up to two (2) concurrent fall or spring semester Live Online courses, and no more than four (4) during any one semester. Only one course may be taken at a time during summer semesters. Students may not take a Weeklong Summer and a Live Online course concurrently.
Students should consult with their program advisor to discuss their semester-by-semester load. All certificate requirements must be completed within ten (10) years from the date of the first course attempted.
Course of Study
Choose any nine (9) courses from the following:
|Course Number||Course Title||Hrs||Prerequisites|
|HIST 501||The American Revolution||2||None|
|HIST 502||The American Founding||2||None|
|HIST 503||Sectionalism and Civil War||2||None|
|HIST 505||The Progressive Era||2||None|
|HIST 506||The Rise of Modern America, 1914-1945||2||None|
|HIST 510*||Great American Texts||2||None|
|HIST 602||European Discovery and Settlement||2||None|
|HIST 603||Colonial America||2||None|
|HIST 604||The Early Republic||2||None|
|HIST 605||The Age of Enterprise||2||None|
|HIST 607||America during the Cold War||2||None|
|HIST 608||Civil War and Reconstruction||2||None|
|HIST 609||World War II||2||None|
|HIST 610||American Foreign Policy||2||None|
|HIST 611||The American Way of War||2||None|
|HIST 613||Postwar America, 1945-1973||2||None|
|HIST 614||Contemporary America, 1974 to present||2||None|
|HIST 630*||American Statesmen||2||None|
|HIST 660*||Topics in American History and Government||2||None|
* Course may be repeated as long as each instance is on a different topic.