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Honours History

Continuation in this academic plan requires a cumulative minimum overall average of 60% and a cumulative minimum History major average of 70%. Both regular and co-operative versions of this plan are available.

Eligibility for graduation in the Honours History academic plan includes successful completion of the following requirements:

  1. Appropriate Program-level requirements. See Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements.
  2. History Plan-level requirements:


  1. Students may use no more than two HIST courses at the 100-level to fulfil History plan requirements.
  2. History students in all plans are required to have: at least one course focused on Canadian history, at least one course focused on pre-1800 history, and at least one course focused on post-1800 history. These requirements will usually (but not always) be satisfied as a student advances through their program. Please check with the History academic advisor to ensure that all requirements are met.
  3. Students pursuing the departmental co-op option are strongly recommended to complete two of HIST 203, HIST 302, HIST 303.

Arts and Business (Co-op and Regular)

Students may combine the Honours History academic plan with Arts and Business. In addition to the Honours History requirements, students must also complete the Arts and Business requirements.

Honours double majors

Honours History may be taken in combination with most Arts majors in which an Honours major is offered or with many Honours majors in other faculties. For further information, see the Double majors section of Available Arts Academic Plans.


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