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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.

Local and Regional

HSY-521 Old St. Mary's City: 17th Century Architecture

HSY-523 Maryland's Plantation Architecture

HSY-533 Historic Baltimore Church Architecture: Part 2 NEW!

HRY-395 Historic Annapolis: Architecture


HRY-312 A Short History of the Battle of Gettysburg

U.S. History

HSY-530 Lewis and Clark Expedition: Rediscovered NEW!

World History

HSY-503 The China Trade: Ceramics


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 out our course search for a class that fits your needs.

Spring 2023 registration opens on Feb. 14!

Visit the noncredit registration page to learn more about enrolling in your course.

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