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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 399 Washington’s Mount Vernon (2 sessions)

HSY 321 Historic New Castle, Delaware: An 18th Century Gem (2 sessions)

HSY 316 Longwood Gardens: Then and Now (2 sessions)


Local and Regional

HRY 360 Stonewall Jackson and the Civil War (1 session)

HSY 367 Exploring Annapolis in the Mid-20th Century (4 sessions)

HSY 363 Old St. Mary’s City: Architecture and Artifacts (2 sessions)

HST 308 Portrait of a Small City (2 sessions)

HRY 395 Historic Annapolis: Architecture (1 session)


U.S. History

HRY-312 Gettysburg in a Day (1 session)

HST-307 Arlington National Cemetery-Shrine (2 sessions)

HST-308 Annapolis-Portrait of a Small Town (2 sessions)

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

HSY-357 Street Law: A History of Constitutional Rights (4 sessions)

HSY 364 Frederick Douglas: An Abolitionist and Statesman (2 sessions)

HRY 378 Band of Brothers: Easy Company and World War II (4 sessions)

HSY 365 U.S. First Ladies Series: Lincoln to Hayes (5 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.