BA Honours in History

Program Requirements

Honours Essay Option: History (60 credits)

3

credits:

HIST 200 Introduction to History (3.00)

15credits of History courses at the 200 level
15credits of History courses at the 300 level
15

credits:

HIST 304 Tutorial Preparation for the Honours Essay (3.00)
HIST 402 The Philosophy and Practice of History (3.00)
HIST 403 Methodology and History (3.00)
HIST 493 Honours Essay Tutorial (6.00)

12

credits of History seminar courses at the 400 level

Note: Students must take at least three credits from each of the following groups in any combination at the 200, 300 or 400 level:

Global/Thematic/Public History

History of Asia/Africa

History of Europe

History of the Americas

Seminar Option: Honours in History (60 credits)

3

credits:

HIST 200 Introduction to History (3.00)

15credits of History courses at the 200 level
18credits of History courses at the 300 level
6

credits:

HIST 402 The Philosophy and Practice of History (3.00)
HIST 403 Methodology and History (3.00)

18credits of History seminar courses at the 400 level

Note: Students must take at least three credits from each of the following groups in any combination at the 200, 300 or 400 level:

Global/Thematic/Public History

History of Asia/Africa

History of Europe

History of the Americas

Public History with Internship Option: Honours in History (60 credits)

3

credits:

HIST 200 Introduction to History (3.00)

15credits of History courses at the 200 level
9credits of History courses at the 300 level
3

credits:

HIST 306 History and the Public (3.00)

6

credits chosen from:

HIST 379 History through Visual Media and Material Culture (3.00)
HIST 380 History and Digital Media (3.00)
HIST 381 The Politics of the Past (3.00)
HIST 387 Selected Topics in Public History (3.00)
HIST 388 Oral History and Creative Practice (3.00)
HIST 389 Ethnography: Doing Micro‑History of the Present (3.00)
HIST 390 Urban History Laboratory (3.00)
HIST 397 History and Sound (3.00)

6

credits:

HIST 402 The Philosophy and Practice of History (3.00)
HIST 403 Methodology and History (3.00)

9credits of History seminar courses at the 400 level
9

credits:

HIST 481 Advanced Study in Public History (3.00)
HIST 485 Public History Workshop (3.00)
HIST 486 Public History Internship (3.00)

Note: Students must take at least three credits from each of the following groups in any combination at the 200, 300 or 400 level:

Global/Thematic/Public History

History of Asia/Africa

History of Europe

History of the Americas

Notes

  • Students seeking admission to the honours program may apply either for direct entry on the University application form or, once in the program, to the departmental honours advisor normally following the completion of 30 credits. Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 (B+).
  • All students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 as well as a minimum assessment GPA of 3.3 within courses in History.
  • The minimum acceptable grade in any course is normally “C.”
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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