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Curriculum 

Revised for those admitted in Fall 2017 

First Year
First and Second Semester 
Required

SSH 105

Critical Thinking Winter
SSH 205 Academic Writing and Research Fall

Required Group 1

Two courses from the following

 

HIS 104 Ten Days That Shook The World  
HIS 105 Inventing Popular Culture

 

HIS 106 Technology, Warfare and Soci  
HIS 107 Colonization, Colonialism and Independence

 

HIS 238 Canada to 1885: Creating a Nation  
HIS 248 American History to 1877  
HIS 265 Asia: Foundations and Modern Nations  
HIS 275 Ancient Greece and Rome  
HIS 277 Mediaeval Europe, 400-1350  
HIS 279 Europe, 1715-1870  
HIS 338 Canada since 1885: Defining a Nation  
HIS 348 American History from 1877  
HIS 377 Europe, 1350-1715  
HIS 379 Europe, 1870-Present  
HIS 461 Cradle of Civilization: Ancient Near East  
HIS 462 Introduction to the Islamic World  
HIS 490 International Relations from 1945  
  *Any two HST courses numbered between HST 100 and HST 499. In total, a maximum of nine Liberal Studies HST courses, may be substituted for HIS courses.  
Required Group 2  Four courses from Table I   
Prof. Related One course from Table I or Table III.  

Prof. Related

One from Table III

 
Second Year
Third and Fourth Semester
Requried

SSH 301

Research Design and Qualitative Methods

HIS 401

Hearing, Seeing, and Speaking History

Required Group 1 Three courses from the following:
HIS 104
Ten Days That Shook the World
HIS 105
Inventing Popular Culture
HIS 106
Technology, Warfare and Social Change
HIS 107
Colonization, Colonialism and Independence
HIS 238
Canada to 1885: Creating a Nation
HIS 248
American History to 1877
HIS 265
Asia: Foundations and Modern Nations
HIS 275
Ancient Greece and Rome
HIS 277
Mediaeval Europe 400-1350
HIS 279
Europe, 1715-1870
HIS 338
Canada since 1885: Defining a Nation
HIS 348
American History from 1877
HIS 377
Europe, 1350-1715
HIS 379
Europe, 1870-Present
HIS 461
Cradle of Civilization: Ancient Near East
HIS 462
Introduction to the Islamic World
HIS 490
International Relations from 1945
  Any three HST courses numbered between HST 100 and HST 499. In total, a maximum of nine Liberal Studies HST courses, may be substituted for HIS courses.
Liberal Studies Two courses from Table A
Professional Two courses from Table II
Prof. Related One course from Table ITable II, or Table IV
Third Year
Fifth and Sixth Semester
Required

HIS 505

Locating the Past: Archival Research

Required Group I

Select One from the following

HIS 500

History and New Media

HIS 501

Archaeology and Material Culture

HIS 502 Life Stories: Oral History

Liberal Studies

Two from Table B

Professional

Four from Table II

Prof. Related

Two from Table III or Table IV

Fourth Year
Seventh and Eighth Semester

Required Group

Select two from the following

HIS 902

Thesis

HIS 903

Senior Seminar I: Cross Field Studies

HIS 916

Senior Seminar II: Science and Technology

HIS 931

Senior Seminar III: Americas

HIS 956

Senior Seminar IV: Africa

HIS 957

Senior Seminar V: Middle East

HIS 958

Senior Seminar VI: Asia

HIS 976

Senior Seminar VII: Europe

HIS 990

Senior Seminar VIII: International Relations

Liberal Studies

Two from Table B

Professional

Four from Table II

Prof. Related

Two from Table III or Table IV