Jan 25, 2022  
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Major in History [Arts]

Major in History

Degree of BA

See Bachelor of Arts, BA .

A major in History requires a minimum of ★30 to a maximum of ★48 at the senior level in HIST including HIST 290  (★3) and ★6 at the 400-level.

The Department of History and Classics strongly recommends that students avoid undue concentration in any one field of History. Students are urged to take courses in different chronological eras, in different geographical areas, and among different themes; these include:

  1. Chronological Eras: Ancient History, Medieval History (to 1500), Early Modern History (1450-1800)and Modern History (1750 to the present);
  2. Geographical Areas: Africa and the Middle East, Asia, Canada, Europe (including Britain), Latin America and the United States;
  3. Thematic Fields: the History of Science, Medicine and Technology; the History of Religion; Women and Gender; and Perspectives on Empire.