The History Channel and the University of Oklahoma are offering the very first TV-network branded online course for college credit!

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American history is filled with these little known facts, which bring color and depth to the American experience. Now there’s a unique way to learn about our nations’ history: beginning in January, History Channel and OU will be offering an interactive course for college students and life learners entitled: “United States – 1865 to the Present”. Combining the best in education and entertainment, it will be taught by Steven Gillon, an accomplished author, longtime Scholar-in-Residence at The History Channel and University of Oklahoma history professor.

Gillon joins Ric to discuss this first-of-a-kind collaboration, and how “United States – 1865 to the Present,” is leading the charge in helping to keep alive the American Dream of education for all – a dream that’s currently endangered by soaring costs.

Additionally, aside from offering college credit, the course targets life learners who, for $250, can take a non-credit version of the class. These history buffs will have the unique opportunity to enjoy a world-class education from one of the country’s top institutions of higher learning and pioneer in online courses, as well as HISTORY® Channel, one of cable’s best known brands and a leader in cross-platform history education. And could there be a better holiday gift than that?

Additional courses from THE HISTORY CHANNEL® and OU are currently in the works for upcoming semesters.

For more information, visit:
www.history.com/courses

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