Regent University undergraduate students in the Associate of Arts in History online degree program will develop the skills and habits of mind to accurately read, interpret and analyze the primary sources on which historical study is based. This online associate's degree will also help students express themselves clearly and accurately when writing and speaking about history. History students will gain the skills necessary for the accurate and timely searching and retrieval of relevant historical sources, both scholarly and primary, from the extensive resources of the online library. Online history students will understand that historical study is not just the history of past politics and government, but that historical study is also concerned with the study of social life, economic activity, intellectual and artistic pursuits, gender, geography and religion. Students earning this online degree will develop and employ the intellectual and theological knowledge and skills necessary for interpreting all of history in light of a Christian perspective.