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Honours History

Requirements for Students who Enter the Program in 2019-2020 or Later

Admission

Completion of any Level I program and a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including a grade of at least C in three units of Level I History.

Notes:

  • When registering, it is recommended that students distribute their required History courses (See Requirements below) as follows:
    – Level II: 18 units of Level II or III History
    – Level III: 3 units of Level IV seminar; 15 units from Levels II or III History
    Level IV: 6 units of Levels II or III History; 9 units Level IV History. (No Honours student may take more than 12 units of Level IV seminars.)
  • Students considering a career in teaching are advised to take HISTORY 2T03 and HISTORY 2TTE, as many schools of education require the equivalent of six units in a Canadian History survey course.
  • Students considering graduate work in History are strongly encouraged to include in their program a second language beyond the introductory level, as many graduate programs require proficiency in a second language.

Requirements

120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which 48 units may be Level I

30 Units from the level I program competed prior to admission in to the program

3 units
HISTORY 2HI3
Level II History

3 units Course List A

3 units Course List B

30 units from Level II or III History which may include the following:
ARTHIST 3JA3 – The History of Art 1970 to the Present
ARTHIST 3Q03 – The Colours of the World
ARTHIST 3Z03 – The Silk Road in the First Millennium
CLASSICS 2HA3 – Athens and Sparta: Democracy, Oligarchy, and War
CLASSICS 2HB3 – From Alexander to Cleopatra: Cosmopolis and Empire
CLASSICS 2HC3 – Caesar and the Rise of Autocracy
CHASSICS 2HD3 – Nero, Decadence, and the End of a Dynasty
CLASSICS 2K03 – The Society of Greece and Rome
CLASSICS 2LA3
CLASSICS 2LB3
CLASSICS 2LC3
CLASSICS 2LD3
CLASSICS 2LW3 – Ancient Law
CLASSICS 3EE3 – The Greek Historians
CLASSICS 3HH3 – Roman Slavery
CLASSICS 3M03 – Greek Intellectual Revolution
CLASSICS 3X03 – Roman Religion

12 units Level IV History

39 units Electives

Requirements for Students who Entered the Program Prior to 2019-2020

Admission

Completion of any Level I program and a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including a grade of at least C in three units of Level I History.

Notes

  • All students registered in an Honours History program must take HISTORY 2HI3 in Level II and HISTORY 3HI3 in Level III as part of their degree requirements. The requirement to take HISTORY 2HI3 will be waived for students who completed HISTORY 1FF3 in Level I.
  • Students must complete HISTORY 2HI3 and HISTORY 3HI3 before enrolling in a Level IV History seminar.
  • When registering, it is recommended that students distribute their required History courses (see Requirements below) as follows:
    Level II: HISTORY 2HI3; 15 units from Course Lists 1 to 4
    Level III: HISTORY 3HI3; 15 units from Course Lists 5 and 6
    Level IV: 3 units from Course Lists 5 and 6, 9 units Level IV History
    (No Honours student may take more than 9 units of Level IV seminars.)
  • Students considering a career in teaching are advised to take HISTORY 2T03 and HISTORY 2TT3, as many schools of education require the equivalent of six units in a Canadian History survey course.
  • Students considering graduate work in History are strongly encouraged to include in their program a second language beyond the introductory level, as many graduate programs require proficiency in a second language.

Requirements

120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which 48 units may be Level I
Course Lists 1-6

30 units from the Level I program prior to admission into the program
3 units HISTORY 2HI3 or 3 units of Level II History if HISTORY 1FF3 was completed in Level I
3 units from Course List 1
3 units from Course List 2
3 units from Course List 3
3 units from Course List 4
3 units from Course Lists 1 to 4
3 units HISTORY 3HI3
3 units from Course List 5
3 units from Course List 6
12 units from Course Lists 5 and 6
9 units Level IV History
42 units Electives