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The Department of History shares John Watson Hall with Classics, English, and Philosophy. Department offices, a lounge, and graduate student study carrels are located in Watson Hall.

History (HIST)

HIST 801, 828, 840, 865 and 901 are 6.0 credit units courses normally offered over two terms. HIST 898, 899 and 999 are 6.0 credit units. All other courses are 3.0 credit units, 1 term courses.


...6.0 units from HIST at the 200...year programs. Courses numbered 400 to 499 are...

HIST 400 Topics in History

HIST 400  Topics in History  Units: 4.50  

Seminar on a selected historical topic. Topics change from year to year; course is either being offered for the first time or is being taught by visiting faculty. Consult department office or website for details.
NOTE This course is repeatable for credit under different topic titles.

Learning Hours: 180 (36 Seminar, 144 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in a HIST Major or Joint Honours Plan and a minimum grade of C+ in 6.0 units from HIST 300-330.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

HIST 4LEC 400 Level-Lecture

HIST 4LEC  400 Level-Lecture  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

HIST 4SEM 400 Level Seminar

HIST 4SEM  400 Level Seminar  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science