Major in History

Graduation Requirements:

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must also satisfy the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements, which include regulations on first year and subject maximum and breadth requirements.

Program Requirements:

Students will need to achieve a minimum 60% average in the 36 credits presented for the Major in History.

Students must complete the required 6 credits of introductory History with a minimum grade of 60%.

Students must complete 36 credits in the Major as follows:
HIST 1000 level   6 cr.
HIST 2000 level   12 cr.
HIST 3000 level   18 cr.

Breadth Requirements and Electives:

ACAD 1601   3 cr.
Social Science and/or Professional Studies   6 cr.
Science   6 cr.


Students are limited to a maximum of 12 credits of History at the 1000 level.

Students may not count cross-listed courses towards the 2000 level HIST requirement.

Students may count up to a maximum of 12 credits of cross-listed courses towards the 3000 level HIST requirement.

Students may complete an Honours BA double major if they obtain an overall average of 70% in each Major, and complete an additional three credits (minimum) at the 4000 level in each Major. Please refer to the Honours double major degree requirement section for further information. 

History students completing an Honours Double Major may count 3 credits from a 6 credit 4000 level HIST course towards the 3000 level HIST requirement for the Major in History.

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