New for Fall 2021!
The Ryerson Career & Co-op Centre is here to support you as you work toward building your career for life. We have a team dedicated to addressing your unique career development needs as Arts students, bringing expertise on the diverse career paths and industry trends related to your program of study.
Through tailored workshops, employer events, online resources and 1:1 advising, we work to support you at every stage of your career development journey!
Links for Students:
- Faculty of Arts Career Development Programming for 2021/22: bit.ly/FOACareerOverview, external link
- History Career Resources: bit.ly/HistoryCareerResources, external link
- Faculty of Arts Career Education Specialist:
- Laura MacKinnon (she/her)
Video - Career & Co-op Centre Faculty of Arts Introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oxpiz7mu3o, external link
Bachelor of Arts in History
To complete a BA in History, you must take 40 one-semester courses, including foundational courses in the “Historian’s Craft” (H-Craft) and capstone seminars that develop your research, analytical, and communication skills. You can also explore options such as heritage management courses, work placements, and a thesis course, and you can choose to include a Minor in another subject within your 40-course matrix.
New for Fall 2020: Double Major in History and Criminology; Double Major in History and Politics and Governance; Double Major in History and Sociology
Historians enrich our awareness through scholarly research and thoughtful analysis. Using documents, oral traditions, material culture, audio-visual productions, and other sources, they ask questions that elicit more than simple explanations. Historians seek to explain cultures and peoples, political and economic systems, ideas and issues, and continuity and change in order to better comprehend the human experience.
Minor in History
The History Minor presents an excellent opportunity to explore the past and its meaning for today's world, either across a range of areas and themes from ancient civilizations to contemporary issues in historical perspective, or through focusing on a particular region, period, or approach.