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AACC offers history and heritage courses that provide an in-depth look at local, national and global periods throughout history.

Taught by gifted historians in their field, these engaging and enlightening courses underscore the importance of learning and appreciating our past. Topics include lectures and in some instances field trips focusing on historic events, decorative arts, historic architecture, colonial history, historic Civil War battles, military leaders and the local history of Anne Arundel County. Additional programs address historic global conflicts and exam world cultures and religions.

For course descriptions, schedule and pricing click on the course number below.


Historic Experience

HSY 316 Longwood Gardens: Then and Now

HSY 317 Louis Comfort Tiffany: His Art and Design

HSY 340 Frank Lloyd Wright: Pope-Leighey House

HSY 360 Mount Harmon: A Georgian Architectural Gem


Local and Regional

HRY 395 Historic Annapolis: Architecture New Date

HST 308 Annapolis: Portrait of a Small City

HST 307 Arlington National Cemetery: Shrine to American Heroes


U.S. History

HRY 375 Railroads and the Civil War

HRY 378 Band of Brothers: Easy Company and World War II

HSY 337 U.S. Capitols: Then and Now 

HSY 364 Frederick Douglass: An Abolitionist and Statesman

HSY 381 The Life and Impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  NEW


How to Enroll

The courses on this page are noncredit, meaning you won’t earn college credit toward a degree. You don’t need to apply. Just choose a program or course that interests you, and check the noncredit schedule for a class that fits your schedule. Note the course number, section number and start date and register through our online portal, MyAACC.

For help, email or call the Instructional Support Center at 410-777-2325.

Find a course using our online course search.

Learn more about registering for noncredit courses.