Military History (A.A.) - Online

Military History (A.A.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours36-39

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of  RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements 

Major Foundational Courses
GEOG 200Introduction to Geography 13
GOVT 200Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise3
HIUS 222Survey of American History II 13
Total Hours9

Course may fulfill select general education requirements.

ETHC 280Dilemmas in Socialism and Marxism3
GEOG 380Modern Military Geography3
HIUS 380Modern American Military History3
HIWD 355World War II3
HIWD 375East Asian Warfare3
HIWD 376Middle Eastern Warfare3
MISC 300Methods of Military Analysis3
History Elective (300-400 level) 13
Total Hours24

Choose a 300-400 level course from one of the following disciplines: HIEU, HIST, HIUS, HIWD, or MISC

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 60 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 15 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
UNIV 104 Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning 0-3
Cultural Studies Elective (GOVT 200) 1 3
Information Literacy Elective (HIUS 222) 1 3
Social Science Elective (GEOG 200) 1 3
Second Semester
RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 4
Communication Elective 1 3
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
HIUS 380 Modern American Military History 3
MISC 300 Methods of Military Analysis 3
Second Year
First Semester
BIBL 104 Survey of Old and New Testament 4
Math Elective 1 3
ETHC 280 Dilemmas in Socialism and Marxism 3
HIWD 355 World War II 3
HIWD 375 East Asian Warfare 3
Second Semester
THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey 4
Natural Science Elective 1 3
GEOG 380 Modern Military Geography 3
HIWD 376 Middle Eastern Warfare 3
Elective 2 3
 Total Hours60-63

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at before enrolling foundational skills requirements.


Choose a 300-400 level course from one of the following disciplines: HIEU, HIST, HIUS, HIWD, or MISC.

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