History program change

Changes are to breadth areas and to the Major and Extended Minor requirements.

The History department has changed its program breadth areas from 4 to 3 and program requirements to the History Major and Extended Minor. All changes have been outlined below.

History major

This section specifies the History major (discipline) requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts section for information on additional application requirements, including the requirements for declaring a major. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 18 credits

  • Three 100-or 200-level credits in each of the following three breadth areas
    • Canada/US: one of HIST 101, 102, 103, 205, 221, 241, 242
    • Europe: one of HIST 120, 121, 122, 211, 212, 213
    • Asia/Latin America: one of HIST 115, 161, 162, 235, 236, 264, 265
  • An additional nine 100-or 200-level history credits

Note: Students may count three credits from THEA 203/ENGL 233 or THEA 204/ENGL 234 towards their History major or extended minor requirements.

Upper-level requirements: 32 credits

  • A minimum of 8 credits in Asia/LatinAmerica: HIST 357, 358, 359, 364, 382, 385, 398, 457, 458, 459, 460, 464, 465, 486, 487
  • Of the 32 credits, 12 must be at the 300 level and 12 must be at the 400 level

Note: EDUC 323 is cross-listed as HIST 323, and may be used toward the History major,extended minor, or minor.

History extended minor

This section specifies the History extended minor (discipline) requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts section for information on additional application requirements,including the requirements for declaring an extended minor. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 18 credits

  • Three 100-or 200-level credits in each of the following three breadth areas:
    • Canada/US: one of HIST 101, 102, 103, 205, 221, 241, 242
    • Europe: one of HIST 120, 121, 122, 211, 213
    • Asia/Latin America: one of HIST 115, 161, 162, 235, 236, 264,265
  • An additional nine 100-or 200-level history credits

Note: Students may count three credits from THEA 203/ENGL 233 or THEA 204/ENGL 234 towards their History major or extended minor requirements.

Upper-level requirements:16 credits

  • Four 300-level history credits
  • Four 400-level history credits
  • Eight 300-or 400-level history credits

Note 1: Students interested in teaching history at the high school level should take five upper-level courses (20 credits) to satisfy the requirements for a teachable subject.

Note 2: No more than four credits may be in Directed Studies courses.

Note 3: EDUC 323 is cross-listed as HIST 323, and may be used toward the History major, extended minor, or minor.

History minor

This section specifies the History minor (discipline) requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements begins in this section and includes the requirements for declaring a minor.. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 9 credits

  • Nine 100-or 200-level history credits

Upper-level requirements: 16 credits

  • Sixteen 300-or 400-level history credits

Note 1: Students interested in teaching history at the high school level should take five upper-level courses (20 credits) to satisfy the requirements for a teachable subject.

Note 2: No more than fourcredits may be in Directed Studies courses.

Note 3: EDUC 323 is cross-listed as HIST 323, and may be used toward the History major, extended minor, or minor.


More information

For more information please contact:

Nicole Kungle,
History Department Assistant
604-557-4075
nicole.kungle@ufv.ca

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