Academic Calendar 2021-2022

History – Minor (Arts)

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Subject:  Administered by the Department of History.
Plan:  Consists of 30.0 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, in combination with a Major Plan in another subject, and with sufficient electives, will lead to an Honours Bachelors Degree.

1. Core
A. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
HIST at the 100 level
Thinking Locally
Acting Globally
2. Option
A. HIST at the 200 level or above18.00
B. HIST at the 100 or 200 level6.00
Total Units30.00

4. Notes

A. It is recommended that all Option Courses be at the 200 level or above

B. A maximum of 6.0 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan Requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

History Course Lists

The following lists contain courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.5 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.


Canadian History
HIST 104Pre-Confederation Canada: A History of the Present3.00
HIST 105Post-Confederation Canada: A History of the Present3.00
HIST 124Canada:A History of the Present6.00
HIST 208Introduction to Themes in Canadian History I3.00
HIST 209Introduction to Themes in Canadian History II3.00
HIST 210The History of Sexuality in Canada3.00
HIST 219"Canada": The History of an Idea3.00
HIST 224Religion in Canadian Francophone Communities3.00
HIST 242Issues in Canadian History3.00
HIST 254Women and Gender in 20th Century Canada3.00
HIST 258Slavery in North America from the Colonial Era to 18653.00
HIST 260Canada from the Conquest to the Present3.00
HIST 269Politics and the State in Canada to 18963.00
HIST 27920th-Century Canada3.00
HIST 280Gender in North American History6.00
HIST 282Gender in North American History, 1000 to 18803.00
HIST 283Gender in North American History, 1880 to 20003.00
HIST 312Canadian Social History6.00
HIST 313British North America, 1759-18676.00
HIST 324Race and Immigration in North America6.00
HIST 340French Canada, 1830-20009.00
HIST 390Topics in History (FW 2016-2017)9.00
HIST 391Topics in Canadian History9.00
HIST 401Topics in Canadian History4.50
HIST 416Material History in Canada4.50
HIST 425Black Experience in Canada9.00
HIST 431Atlantic Canada4.50
HIST 433Power, Authority and the State in Early Canada9.00
HIST 436Topics in Canadian Legal History4.50
HIST 439Schooling Canadians4.50
HIST 458The Social History of Modern Canada9.00
HIST 467First Nations of North America4.50
HIST 476Canada at War9.00
HIST 481History vs Pseudohistory4.50
HIST 485The Social History of Canada: 1850-19194.50
HIST 486The Social History of Canada: 1919-19804.50