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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

HRY-370 Histodessa 18th/19th Century America

HRY-371 American Federal Architecture (1785-1830)

HST-307 Arlington National Cemetary-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 17800-1850


Local and Regional

HRY 352 Colonial Anne Arundel: South County (1 session) — NEW!

HSY-328 President Lincoln's Cottage (1 session)

HSY-336 The Battle of Antietam (1 session)

HSY-366 Maryland History: 1776 to 1812

HSY 370 U.S. 1st First Ladies Series:Garfield to Harrison (5 sessions)

HSY 371 Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Styles (2 sessions)

HSY 372 American Architecural Styles 1700 - 1900 (6 sessions)


U.S. History

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

HSY-357 Street Law: A History of Constitutional Rights


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.