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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.34 History 4.34.1 BA in History
4.34.1 BA in History

A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS

Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.

B. MAJOR-FIELD REQUIREMENTS

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 42 units (7.0 full-course equivalents) and a maximum of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) in the Field of History while fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Practice of History: 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) History 300.

  2. Canadian History: 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) in Canadian History (see note below).

  3. History before 1850: 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) in History before 1850 (see note below).

  4. History Options: An additional 27 units (4.5 full-course equivalents) from the Field of History.

Senior-Level Courses: Inclusive of the courses used to fulfill the above requirements, 36 units (6.0 full-course equivalents) from the Field of History must be at the 300 level or above, of which:

  • A minimum of 12 units (2.0 full-course equivalents) at the 400 level
  • A minimum of 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) at the 500 level

C. DEGREE OPTIONS

The BA in History can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.4.4 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.

Notes:

  • The Department recommends that all History majors complete 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) at the 200 level.
  • History students are advised to take History 300 during their second year and must do so before taking any 500-level courses.
  • The lists of courses that fulfill the requirements for Canadian History and History before 1850 are located before the History courses in the “Courses of Instruction” section of this calendar.
  • Students are strongly advised not to wait until their last year to fulfill their 500-level course requirement, since enrolment in these courses is limited.