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U.S. History

Single Course Offering


U.S. History

This single course offering enables you to matriculate into a relevant WGU bachelor's degree program and will stack toward the completion of that degree. View course bundles and certificate programs.

Are you a history buff? Do you love hearing stories of those who came before us? Or when you think of history, do you imagine a random collection of boring dates and events?

In U.S. History, we don't just talk about dates. We relive the stories of people who made America. Dive into the journeys of founders, warriors, and dreamers. Discover the hurdles they jumped, the battles they fought, and the dreams they chased. 

You'll see that history isn't just about what happened. It's about why it happened. People's feelings, hopes, and mistakes have always played big roles. By understanding their stories, you'll get a clearer picture of today. You'll recognize patterns and see how sometimes, history has a way of coming back around. With this knowledge, maybe you can help shape a brighter future.

But here's the best part: you're not alone on this journey. Feeling stuck or overwhelmed? Your WGU support team is right there with you. They're ready to help, answer questions, and guide you through any challenge. History might be about the past, but with the WGU team, your future's looking bright. 

Jump into U.S. History. It's not just about the past; it's about understanding today and influencing tomorrow. And we're with you, every step of the way.

Benefits of this Single Course

100% online and self-paced

$750 tuition with no additional fees

Earn 3 course credits

What's in it for You?

In addition to earning college credit, you’ll learn the following:

Thought-Provoking Content

This course shows you how human fears and emotions can impact the government and how people in power can make mistakes.

Analytical Thinking 

You’ll be encouraged to think about not only how history unfolded but why things happened the way they did.

Let's get started.

Whether you're seeking course credits or looking to boost your resume, single courses are a perfect place to start your college and career journey. Once you complete your course,you’ll be on your way to earning a WGU bachelor’s degree with guranteed admission.

  1. Enroll online.
  2. Select the single course or course bundle that’s right for your WGU bachelor’s degree pathway.
  3. Begin your first course whenever you’re ready—even the same day.


Pay only for the courses you need.


Start right away—and finish as quickly as you like.

Credit Earning

Earn 3 credits—transferable to WGU.

What is the Cost?


U.S. History Course only
(two months to complete*)

* If the single course is not completed within its designated 2-month term period, a $99 monthly extension fee will be charged until completed or withdrawn. You may cancel at any time.


U.S. History course + PACA (Introduction to Communications course)
(three months to complete*)

Program for Academic and Career Advancement (PACA) is our secret sauce for success. In PACA, you’ll explore your motivations and emotions and learn how they impact your goal-setting, your outlook, and your actions. You’ll gain confidence in your own abilities, and you’ll learn how to have a thriving mindset.

*If the course bundle is not completed within its designated 3-4 month term period, a $99 monthly extension fee will be charged until completed or withdrawn. You may cancel at any time.

Support You Can
Count On


Having trouble accessing your account? Not sure about an assessment? We offer a wide range of support no matter what issue you encounter. Our Student Care team will help you with questions about enrollment, program requirements, and other steps toward your success.

Plus, you’ll have access to all of our student support services, including your own certified Student Success Coach, course instructors, a writing center, and 24/7 tutoring. 

Engaged Instructors


Your course instructors have extensive experience working with adult learners like you. They are enthusiastic about helping you discover and express your unique voice in your writing and are available to meet with you one-to-one. Don't hesitate to schedule an appointment with them whenever needed! They are dedicated to supporting you every step of the way on your educational journey.

Student Success Coaches


Through coaching psychology, our student success coaches empower you to overcome obstacles, develop effective study habits, and maintain motivation throughout your educational journey. They utilize motivational interviewing techniques to help you identify your strengths, clarify your aspirations, and work with you to create a personalized plan for success.

Ready to begin?

Choose your WGU degree program and then your single course or course bundle. Enroll and begin your coursework right away.

You don't have to wait for a new term to start a single or bundled course!