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Graduate Studies Calendar 2022-2023 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions H History HTST
History HTST

For more information about these courses, see the Department of History: arts.ucalgary.ca/history.

Graduate Courses
History 601       Topics in Imperial History

An examination of selected topics in the history of empires.


Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 603       Topics in Religious History

An examination of selected topics in the history of religion.


Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 607       Topics in Western Canadian History

An examination of selected topics in western Canadian history.


Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 623       Topics in Canadian History

An examination of selected topics in Canadian history.


Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 633       Topics in Modern European History

An examination of selected topics in modern European history.


Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 637       Topics in Military History
An examination of selected topics in military history.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 639       Topics in History of Science
An examination of selected topics in the history of science.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 641       Topics in Medieval or Early Modern European History
An examination of selected topics in medieval or early modern European history.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 645       Topics in US History
An examination of selected topics in US history.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 647       Topics in Latin American History
An examination of selected topics in Latin American history.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 651       Research Essay I
Provides course-based students an opportunity to propose their MRE projects to the other students, critique as a group their methods, sources and bibliographies, and present drafts of their projects for peer comment.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
NOT INCLUDED IN THE GPA
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History 653       Research Essay II
In consultation with their supervisor, the student completes an essay modelled on a scholarly research article, to be evaluated on use of primary sources, historiographical framing, and argumentation.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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History 655       Classics of Strategy
Strategic thought from Sun Tzu to Clausewitz, Mahan to Corbett. Analyzes the writings of classic strategic thinkers, and then by way of case studies examines their theories as they pertain to military and political planners from the Peloponnesian War to the present.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(Strategic Studies 655)
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History 673       Topics in Legal History
An examination of selected topics in legal history.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 675       Selected Topics in History
An examination of selected topics in history.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 690       Historiography and the Theories of History
An examination of the theories that inform historical methodologies.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
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History 691       Conference Course in Special Topics
The examination of a selected regional, thematic or methodological topic in history.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Notes:
Open only to graduate students.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 791       Conference Course in Special Topics (Advanced Level)
The examination of a selected regional, thematic or methodological topic in history.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
Notes:
Open only to graduate students.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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History 795       Advanced Seminar in Historiographical Interpretations
An advanced examination of the theories that inform historical methodologies.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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