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Bachelor of Science in History

100% online accredited degree

The online History degree at King University enables students to pursue a career in a variety of career fields, and satisfies the content requirements for students seeking secondary licensure in Tennessee.

Online History Degree

  • Next Start Date: March 12, 2018
  • Estimated Program Length: 16 Months*
  • Semester Hours: 48 Hours
  • Cost Per Semester Hour: $305

* Major coursework may be completed in as little as 16 months.

King’s 48 semester hour online Bachelor of Science in History program offers students the opportunity to learn about Western history, non-Western history, historical research and writing and more. Graduates of the program will be able to pursue a variety of careers and vocations in the fields of church ministries, education, historic preservation, law, museum curacy and much more.

Students in the BS in History program learn about such topics as the Holocaust, the Reformation, medieval Europe, and Colonialism in Africa. The History program at King draws upon many areas; students can take a wide variety of courses. Our online courses are the same courses as those delivered on campus.

Program Details

This program is comprised of a 48 semester hour major (12 courses) and major coursework may be completed in as little as 16 months. A total of 124 semester hours are required to graduate from King University.

Students that need additional core and/or elective courses to fulfill the 124 semester hours may transfer those credit hours from another accredited institution or register for core and elective courses offered each semester through the Pathway and Quest programs at King University.

Enrollment Requirement

Students must have previously earned 45 semester hours to gain admission into the online bachelor of science in history program.

General Education Core Requirements

A minimum of 30 semester hours in general education courses is required prior to graduation, including one course from each of the following categories:

  •     English composition
  •     College mathematics
  •     Science with laboratory
  •     Human culture (religion, psychology, sociology, foreign language)
  •     Humanities
  •     U.S. and global citizenship (economics, history, philosophy, political science)

Graduation Requirement

Prior to graduation from King, a comprehensive general education assessment test is required. A pass or fail test, the Outcomes Assessment at King (OAK) becomes available in your student portal upon entering your last semester of classes. The OAK is comprised of 75 general education questions.


Faculty Spotlight: Professor Scott Robinson, Ph.D.

Professor Scott Robinson, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the department of history and political science at King. He has a terminal degree in his field, with an extensive background in political science and theory. Professor Robinson has taught courses on topics such as political theory, American politics, comparative politics and international relations. His areas of research interest include political theory and philosophy.

As a member of the American Political Science Association and the Southeast Social Science Association, Professor Robinson is an active part of the political science field and brings that passion to his online courses at King. “You are able to teach and impact lives that you otherwise wouldn’t be able to in a traditional academic setting. The fantastic students at King are the greatest benefit to (my work) here,” he says.

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