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History

Interpret historical data and study how the past can affect the present.

Students can complete their studies online in the following: Concentration, and Minor.

Courses on a wide variety of topics and themes, including women’s history, the history of education, intellectual history, the history of social movements, environmental history, the history of Northern Ontario, and medieval history.

Students in the fourth year of their program may undertake a major research project (HIST 4055) under a professor’s personal supervision; this may involve travel to archives in other cities to consult primary sources.

Conseiller ou conseillère aux études

Janice Liedl

Téléphone : 705.675.1151 ext 4200

Courriel : jliedl@laurentian.ca

Bureau : Secretary - Rose-May Démoré

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Vue aérienne de l'Université Laurentienne
Le Grand Sudbury est la plus vaste ville en Ontario par superficie terrestre, où les activités de plein air ne manquent pas grâce aux lacs et cours d’eau, terrains variés, forêts et réseaux complets de pistes et de sentiers.
Méthode de livraison : Sur campus/en ligne
Langue du programme : Anglais

  • Prizes are awarded for academic excellence, including the Prix Gaétan-Gervais (for the best essay in a French-language HIST course).

  • Bursaries are available for History students who are residents of Ontario, including the Père Lorenzo Cadieux Memorial Bursary.

  • The department also offers a Master of Arts degree.

Ontario High School Applicants

1 grade 12 English U/M course

5 other grade 12 U/M courses 

A minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses


Additional information for applicants who have completed Advanced Placement courses.

Additional information for applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate.

 

Applicants from outside an Ontario High School 

International Students

Canadian High School Applicants from outside Ontario

Applicants from Colleges

Applicants from other Universities

Mature Students

Note pour les étudiants actuels

Les options de grade ci-dessous seront offertes lors de la prochaine année universitaire et ne le sont pas cette année. Si vous cherchez les cours à suivre afin de compléter les options d'un programme d'une année universitaire antérieure, svp consultez avec un conseiller académique.


Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History

Total 120 credits

Students must follow these regulations in order to meet graduation requirements for the BA or B.Sc.

 

Specialization in History

All students entering a BA program as of September 2017 are required to take 6 credits each of linguistic awareness, scientific literacy and indigenous content as per the regulations.

Although the requirements have been slotted in first year in the description below, students may fulfill them at any time during their studies.

Eligible courses are available at the 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000 levels and students should take them at the appropriate time in their studies.

Courses fulfilling these requirements may be taken as electives or as part of a minor, concentration, major or specialization. 

First Year

   6 credits from the following:

                HIST 1106E          Introduction to the 20th Century
                HIST 1107E          Contemporary Issues in Historical perspective
                HIST 1206E          Western Civilization: Renaissance to the French Revolution
                HIST 1207E          Western Civilization: French Revolution to the Present
                HIST 1406E          Canadian History: Pre-Confederation
                HIST 1407E          Canadian History: Post-Confederation
   6 elective credits of linguistic awareness (see regulations)
   6 elective credits in the Sciences
   6 elective credits in Indigenous content (starting 2017)
   6 elective credits

Upper Years

   HIST 2026E          Historical Methods (minimum grade of C required)

   3 credits from the following:  (minimum grade of C required)

                HIST 3006E          Approaches to Canadian History

                HIST 3007E          Approaches to European History

                HIST 3096E          History and Historians: Ideas and Method

   9 HIST credits at the 2000 or 3000 level from Group A (European)

   9 HIST credits at the 2000 or 3000 level from Group B (North American)   

   18 HIST credits at the 2000 or 3000 level

   6 HIST credits at the 4000 level

   6 credits of Arts at the 4000 level

   36 elective credits

Note: 

  • Students may not exceed 42 credits at the 1000 or 9100 level in their degree program.
  • Student may not exceed 78 credits of HIST courses

 

Major in History

   6 credits from the following:

                HIST 1106E          Introduction to the 20th Century

                HIST 1107E          Contemporary Issues in Historical perspective

                HIST 1206E          Western Civilization: Renaissance to the French Revolution

                HIST 1207E          Western Civilization: French Revolution to the Present

                HIST 1406E          Canadian History: Pre-Confederation

                HIST 1407E          Canadian History: Post-Confederation

   HIST 2026E          Historical Methods (minimum grade of C required)

   3 credits from the following:  (minimum grade of C required)

                HIST 3006E          Approaches to Canadian History

                HIST 3007E          Approaches to European History

                HIST 3096E          History and Historians: Ideas and Method

   6 HIST credits at the 2000 or 3000 level from Group A (European)

   6 HIST credits at the 2000 or 3000 level from Group B (North American)  

   12 HIST credits at the 2000 or 3000 level

   6 HIST credits at the 4000 level (excluding HIST 4055E)

   78 elective credits#

 

Note:

  • Students may not exceed 42 credits at the 1000 or 9100 level in their degree program.
  • Student may not exceed 78 credits of HIST courses
  • Students must include 6 credits in linguistic awareness, 6 credits of Indigenous content, and 6 credits in the Sciences if not part of the other minor or second major. Eligible courses are available at the 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000 levels and students should take them at the appropriate time in their studies.
  • Students must complete the minimum of a minor (24 credits) or a second major (42 credits) from among their elective credits

 

Bachelor of Arts (General) in History

Total 90 credits

Students must follow these regulations in order to meet graduation requirements for the BA or B.Sc.

 

Concentration in History  (ALSO OFFERED ONLINE)

All students entering a BA program as of September 2017 are required to take 6 credits each of linguistic awareness, scientific literacy and indigenous content as per the regulations.

Although the requirements have been slotted in first year in the description below, students may fulfill them at any time during their studies.

Eligible courses are available at the 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000 levels and students should take them at the appropriate time in their studies.

Courses fulfilling these requirements may be taken as electives or as part of a minor, concentration, major or specialization. 

First Year

   6 credits from the following:

                HIST 1106E          Introduction to the 20th Century
                HIST 1107E          Contemporary Issues in Historical perspective
                HIST 1206E          Western Civilization: Renaissance to the French Revolution
                HIST 1207E          Western Civilization: French Revolution to the Present
                HIST 1406E          Canadian History: Pre-Confederation
                HIST 1407E          Canadian History: Post-Confederation
   6 elective credits of linguistic awareness (see regulations)
   6 elective credits in the Sciences
   6 elective credits in Indigenous content (starting 2017)
   6 elective credits

 

Upper Years

   HIST 2026E          Historical Methods (minimum grade of C required)

   3 credits from the following:  (minimum grade of C required)

                HIST 3006E          Approaches to Canadian History

                HIST 3007E          Approaches to European History

                HIST 3096E          History and Historians: Ideas and Method

   6 HIST credits at the 2000 level*

   6 HIST credits at the 3000 level*

   12 additional HIST credits at the 2000 or 3000 level*

   30 elective credits

 

* Students must take at least 6 credits from European History and 6 credits from North American History in their degree program.

 

Note:  

  • Students may not exceed 42 credits at the 1000 or 9100 level in their degree program.
  • Student may not exceed 48 credits of HIST courses

 

Minor in History  (ALSO OFFERED ONLINE)

   6 credits from the following:

                HIST 1106E          Introduction to the 20th Century

                HIST 1107E          Contemporary Issues in Historical perspective

                HIST 1206E          Western Civilization: Renaissance to the French Revolution

                HIST 1207E          Western Civilization: French Revolution to the Present

                HIST 1406E          Canadian History: Pre-Confederation

                HIST 1407E          Canadian History: Post-Confederation

   18 HIST credits at the 2000 or 3000 level*

 

* Students must take at least 6 credits from European History and 6 credits from North American History in their degree program.

 

History Electives

The following list identifies courses as belonging to the North American stream or European stream.

 

HIST-1106EL - Introduction to the 20th Century HIST-1107EL - Contemporary Issues in Historical Perspective HIST-1206EL - Western Civilization: Renaissance to the French Revolution HIST-1207EL - Western Civilization: French Revolution to the Present HIST-1406EL - Canadian History: Pre-Confederation HIST-1407EL - Canadian History: Post-Confederation HIST-2026EL - Historical Methods HIST-2056EL - History of Ancient Civilizations HIST-2336EL - History of the United States to the Civil War HIST-2507EL - France, From the French Revolution to The Present HIST-2546EL - Early Medieval Europe HIST-2566EL - 20th Century Europe to World War II HIST-2616EL - The First Nations of Canada in Historical Perspective HIST-2656EL - History of Ontario HIST-3006EL - Approaches to Canadian History HIST-3066EL - Cities in Canada: an Historical Perspective HIST-3096EL - History and Historians: Ideas and Methods HIST-3156EL - History of Education in Canada HIST-3167EL - Contemporary Women's History HIST-3176EL - Canada in World Affairs HIST-3226EL - Tycoons: the Making of North American Capitalism
HIST-3276EL - History of Northern Ontario HIST-3296EL - Canadian Environmental History HIST-3436EL - History of Religion in North America HIST-3456EL - The Irish Question, 1798-1998 HIST-3526EL - The United States in the Twentieth Century World HIST-3606EL - The Reformation and Counter-Reformation HIST-3616EL - History of Women and the Family in the Pre-Industrial Era HIST-3617EL - History of Women and the Women's Movement in the Modern Era HIST-3826EL - Western Intellectual History, 1450-1850 HIST-3827EL - Intellectual History of the Modern World Since 1850 HIST-3905EL - History of Science and Technology HIST-3917EL - Fascism on Film HIST-3966EL - Selected Topics in History HIST-4016EL - Special Topics HIST-4055EL - Honours Thesis HIST-4516EL - Early Medieval Chronicles HIST-4526EL - The Pre-Industrial Life-Cycle HIST-4727EL - Philosophical Enlightenment HIST-4765EL - Totalitarianism in 20th Century Europe: Mussolini, Hitler and Stalin HIST-4916EL - A History of Ontario's Forests

Liste des membres du corps professoral

Sessionals

  • Commito, Micheal
  • Dupuis, Serge
  • Hall, Kristin
  • Humfrey, Paula
  • Laverdure, Paul
  • Lord, Kathleen
  • Morse, Luke
  • Newbigging, William
  • Ribordy, Geneviève
  • Rudachuk, Bradley
  • Shaule, Daniel
  • St. Pierre, Stéphanie
  • Stos, William
  • Travers, Daniel
  • Walker, Katherine Anne
  • White, Daryl
  • Woods, Marty