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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

ARA-328 Albert Barnes and the Barnes Collection

HRY 370 "Histodessa 18th/19th Century America"

HRY 371 "American Federal Architecture (1785-1830)"

HRY 395 "Historic Annapolis: Architecture"

HST 307 "Arlington National Cemetery-Shrine"

HST 308 "Annapolis Portrait of a Small City"

HSY 302 "Baltimore Mansions: Georgian"

HSY 337 "U.S. Capitols: Then and Now"

HSY 347 "Historic Dumbarton Oaks"

HSY 364 "Frederick Douglas Abolitionist"

HSY 367 "Exploring Annapolis Mid-20th Century"

HSY 376 "Maryland Plantation Architecture 1700-1850"

HSY 377 "African-American Soldiers and the Civil War"

HSY 378 "Colonial Dover, Del., and John Dickinson"

HSY 379 "Winterthur: Museum and Architectural Follies"

Local and Regional

HRY 352 "Colonial Anne Arundel: South County" (one session) — NEW!

HSY 328 "President Lincoln's Cottage" (one session)

HSY 366 "Maryland History: 1776 to 1812"

HSY 370 "U.S. First Ladies Series: Garfield to Harrison" (five sessions)

HSY 371 "Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Styles" (two sessions)

HSY 372 "American Architectural Styles 1700-1900" (six sessions)

U.S. History

HRY 375 "Railroads and the Civil War"

HSY 337 "U.S. Capitals: Then and Now" (3 sessions) 


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.